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The best Elon Musk quotes from this morning’s Google hangout on entrepreneurship

Elon Musk and Sir Richard Branson got together this morning on Google Plus for a Google-hosted hangout focused on entrepreneurship. While Branson had …

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What we can learn from the electric vehicle shakeout

<i>This article originally appeared on GigaOM Pro, our premium research subscription service.</i><p>The last few months have seen the expected demises of a few …

Startup QBotix launches a better, lighter solar robot

Almost a year ago, startup QBotix launched its unusual system that uses robots to tilt solar panels to face the sun as it moves across the sky …

Maplin to sell first 3D printer for use in the home

Maplin is to be the first high street retailer to sell 3D printers for use in the home.<p>Priced at £700, the <b>Velleman K8200</b> will allow customers to print anything they want, provided it is below 20cm³. For example, if you want a new mobile phone case or lose a chess piece, you can simply print another …

Ford's New Freeform Fabrication Technology Produces Metal Stamped Parts--Without Any Stamping or Dies!

Metal stamping is the quickest, most efficient way to bang millions of parts out of sheet metal. It also requires expensive dies and a big-ass press …

Inhabitat's Week in Green: floating power plant, water chip and a solar-powered family car

<i>Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green.</i><p>Fresh water is the most precious resource on Earth, and it's becoming increasingly scarce -- but a new invention could make desalination an affordable, …

SpaceX Shows-Off New Nav Sensors

Okay, so this is admittedly a little geeky to get excited over, but it’s awesome to watch nonetheless. Last month SpaceX, a private spaceflight …

Gear & Gadgets

Spider-like Conductivity

I hate spiders, but this is too interesting not to report on. We all know spiders use their webs to catch prey, but, according to a new study …