RoboBees, city sanctuaries, and hot hives could save the world from ‘beepocalypse’

Colony collapse disorder has ravaged bee populations worldwide in recent years. In response, conservationists, engineers, and everyday citizens are leveraging modern technology to help save our buzzing, winged allies. The post...

Tarzan the Robot will swing over the heads of farmers to monitor their crops

Georgia Institute of Technology's Tarzan-inspired robot will swing on high-wires to help farmers monitor their crops, and then send real-time data back to the base station for analysis. The post Tarzan...

Five industries that should take a cue from Netflix and crowdsource parts of its...

In 2006, Netflix took a long, hard look at its world-class Cinematch Technology. Cinematch was as straightforward as it sounds: With user-submitted data, the technology...

Our favorite startups from 500 Startups’ 18th class

500 Startups’ 18th demo day wrapped up this afternoon in San Francisco. The companies that presented ranged from financial technology all the way to yet another attempt to try and...

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