Necessity is the mother of invention, and Shawn Frayne, a serial inventor who cut his teeth designing for the developing world at MIT’s D-Lab program, is putting that hypothesis to the test through an emerging network of labs, known as the Ocean Invention Network.
Cubespace, the city’s first co-working space, closed last month. But the founders of several new entries say they’ve learned from its mistakes. Read more
A Portland startup blends elements of Facebook, Friendfeed and other social tools to help business people work together better. Read more
It takes a lot of energy to make silicon chips, and with disposable gadgets proliferating, the waste ratio worsens. Read more
The federal agency could save more than $23 million a year just by following its own IT guidelines for U.S. businesses. Here are tips for it to get the most benefit. Read more
Companies are becoming more interested in sophisticated software to manage and report corporate social responsibility data. Read more.
Promoted as a key way to cut costs and curb emissions, virtual meetings are best viewed as one element in a broader corporate strategy. Read more
With Energy Smart Miami, Cisco will provide devices and networking that will help residential customers manage their energy use. Read more