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AI and New Product Search: Accelerator for Innovation

By Dick Weisinger

In many fields product innovation has historically been one of trial and error. The classic example is Thomas Edison spending 1200 hours testing a range of filaments before finding the right one that could be used to charge an incandescent

Technology: The Next Generation of Electronics will be Soft

By Dick Weisinger

Jie Xu, assistant scientist at Argonne National Laboratory, told Newsweek that “the next generation of electronics is not going to be rigid anymore. It’s going to be soft, comfortable. It can even be biocompatible, like our tissue or skin.” Flexible

Satellite Internet: The Price of Universal Connectivity

By Dick Weisinger

Satellite internet could soon make fast internet access available at almost any location on the earth without the need to lay massive amounts of fibre optic cable. While the technology could vastly improve global communications, it also brings with it

Alternative Energy: Can Fusion Ever Live up to its Hype?

By Dick Weisinger

The alternative energy that has been hyped as the solution that would provide limitless energy with no environmental damage is fusion. Scientists have been chasing the idea of fusion for more than the last 100 years, but a way to

Technology Spending: Business Units Gaining Greater Control

By Dick Weisinger

Business Units are grabbing bigger shares of business technology spending. Flexera estimates that more than a quarter of technology funding is now controlled by business units. IDC estimates that it higher — more than one half. Frances Karamouzis, analyst at