There are dozens of companies selling 3D printers and printer supplies now, a sign that the market for home-based object printing is about to take off.
Cofounder Avi Meir said he was inspired to start the company after realizing that most hotels still relied on "expensive, outdated, server-based technology.
At Maker Faire Bay Area, a "startup pavilion" highlights 20 new maker-focused startups. But big companies like Autodesk, General Electric, and even Google are getting into the DIY game too.
If you can't get a Thiel Fellowship for your big startup idea, consider learning a trade instead.
Yahoo's board has reportedly approved a $1.1 billion, all-cash offer to acquire Tumblr, a rapidly-growing and very popular microblogging server.
President Barack Obama is known for running one of the most tech-savvy political campaigns in the history of US politics.
Somewhere between the self-driving couches, the flaming sculptures, and the Arduino-powered blinky light projects at Maker Faire, I think we'll catch a glimpse of the future of tech.
In Douglas Adams' book The Hitchhikers' Guide to the Galaxy, a vast computer named Deep Thought spends several eons constructing an answer to Life, the Universe, and Everything.
Education is a notoriously slow adopter of technology, but Google Apps is growing quickly, if not virally, doubling over the last two years.
"Think of it like a smart rifle. You have a smart car; you got a smartphone; well, now we have a smart rifle," company President Jason Schauble says.