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Invention and Innovation

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  • With ingenuity and a 3-D printer, group changes lives

    With ingenuity and a 3-D printer, group changes lives
    Mick Ebeling arrived in Sudan with little more than a toolbox, rolls of plastic and two microwave-size 3-D printers. He had endured a weeklong journey from Los Angeles, with stops in London, Johannesburg and Nairobi before reaching Juba, the capital...
  • Another try at a neutral Net

    Eager to preserve the Internet's openness but not to be rebuked again by the courts, the Federal Communications Commission is crafting yet another set of "Net neutrality" rules to limit broadband providers' control over the data traveling through their...
  • Phoebe Ministries gets grant for Alzheimer's care

     
    Phoebe Ministries in Allentown has been selected as the sole recipient of a $25,000 grant in recognition of its innovative Alzheimer's Disease care plan. The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America's 2013 Brodsky Innovation Grant will be used to create...
  • 2015 Honda Fit: Up Close

     
    I'm a fan of small cars; they do everything large cars can do but display a measure of ingenuity and innovation in packing all the bells and whistles into a much tighter space. When that creative innovation is combined with......
  • Ford's Moving Assembly Line Turns 100

     
    Time was, transporting car bodies for assembly at the manufacturing plant required horsepower ??? not the unit of energy an engine exerts, mind you, but actual horses making large deliveries. A century ago ??? on Oct. 7, 1913 ??? an......
  • Orange leaders revive Rybolt Park, but let Innovation Way East sit

     
    Orange County Commissioners voted two mega-developments down last year, but this morning, a more development-friendly board voted to allow one of them to come back up more quickly for another chance for approval. The projects, Innovation Way East and...
  • Gates Foundation offers $42 million in toilet grants

     
    The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation wants innovators to reinvent the toilet. After all, flush toilets are out of reach for a huge majority of the developing world. And yet, no other innovation has done more to save lives and......
  • Mark Cuban wants to end patents on software and business methods

     
    Tech entrepreneur/Larry O'Brien Trophy holder Mark Cuban is famously old-school when it comes to copyrights, probably because so much of his work has been in the creation or distribution of copyrighted material. But on Sunday he offered a much more...
  • Grandparent scam, inventions, disputes: Your weekly ScamWatch

     
    Here is a roundup of alleged cons, frauds and schemes to watch out for. Grandparent scam – On the other end of the phone is the sound of desperation. A caller claiming to be the call recipient’s grandson says he......
  • Justice Department sues to block AT&T takeover of T-Mobile [Updated]

     
    Justice Department files suit to block AT&T takeover of T-Mobile: The U.S. Department of Justice has filed an antitrust lawsuit seeking to block AT&T Inc.'s proposed $39 billion takeover of T-Mobile USA, arguing that the blockbuster purchase would...
  • Project Gutenberg founder Michael S. Hart has died

     
    Michael S. Hart, the founder of free e-book provider Project Gutenberg, died Tuesday. He was 64....