Innovation

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Brands get STEM-sational

Energizer and Cisco are among the brands that are encouraging careers in math and science through new programs.

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ICYMI: Here’s what’s in store for retailers

The crème de la crème of retail-specific technology that came out of SXSW’s Accelerator program.

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Check it out: Wearable debit

The worlds of wearable tech and contactless payment collide with Everlink’s DebitWear wristband.

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Will hyper-innovation derail your brand strategy?

Marc Stoiber on how the culture of iteration (so common in tech) is affecting traditional brands.

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SXSW tech: phone-charging shoes and clever cookware

Here’s a roundup of some of the best inventions the fest has to offer.

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The yellow tech road

Pound & Grain’s Sandy Fleischer on the need for valuable content as virtual reality becomes just that – a reality.

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Sid Lee dives into data with new partnership

The agency is working with Dive Networks for data visualization screens, and applying the numbers to its future Axe campaigns.

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Making robots for the dead

Take inspiration from new media artist Fernando Orellana’s ghostly creative project.

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Check it out: a heated keyboard to keep kitty close

Meow Mix asked people to put on their thinking “cats” for new feline-friendly inventions.

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First speakers announced for Lions Innovation

A new “festival within the festival” and data-focused award bring more tech and digital programming to Cannes.

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Check it out: Ikea charges you up

The furniture retailer is ridding the world of cables, one charger at a time.

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Rethinking education

From our latest issue, editor Emily Wexler asks whether it’s time for an educational overhaul.