John Patrick Pullen

John Patrick Pullen

Based in Portland, Ore., John Patrick Pullen covers travel, business and tech for Men's Journal, Fortune and others.

Harvard Students Reimagine the Cosmetics Business
Starting a Business

Harvard Students Reimagine the Cosmetics Business

The innovative cosmetic e-commence site, Birchbox is many things. For consumers, it's a chance to sample new products for a small fee and to replenish products they already enjoy, and for the founders, it's a platform that connects consumers and brands.
7 Technologies That Are Disrupting the Cable TV Business
Technology

7 Technologies That Are Disrupting the Cable TV Business

A look at new video technologies from startup companies as well as some more established players.
Giving Ecommerce a Social Twist
Marketing

Giving Ecommerce a Social Twist

Wanelo is a online community of people who can link to products they like and share them with their friends, via a corkboard-like interface similar to Pinterest.
4 Bluetooth Headsets You Won't Be Embarrassed to Wear
Technology

4 Bluetooth Headsets You Won't Be Embarrassed to Wear

These four devices do more than just free up your hands, they're also crammed with noise-canceling technology, and some are even easy on the eyes.
Xbox One a Serious Business Tool? Nice Try, Microsoft
Technology

Xbox One a Serious Business Tool? Nice Try, Microsoft

Microsoft makes a far-fetched pitch to small businesses by calling its new gaming console a presentation tool.
4 Laptops Powerful and Fast Enough to Run Your Business
Technology

4 Laptops Powerful and Fast Enough to Run Your Business

These full-size laptops have large screens, full-size keyboards and powerful operating systems.
The Revolution Will Be Texted
Technology

The Revolution Will Be Texted

Celly builds mobile social networks that can be accessed by any cell phone, unlocking possibilities for group communication during social and political protests.
4 Devices for Your Mobile Workforce
Technology

4 Devices for Your Mobile Workforce

Stay on top of business from anywhere with these 4G wireless smartphones, tablets and computers.
Why Transparency Is Essential to a Trusting Staff
Growth Strategies

Why Transparency Is Essential to a Trusting Staff

Transparent businesses not only have more loyal employees, but better brainstorming sessions and more productivity.
Technology

Tech Startups That Are Strengthening Real-World Security

These can be dangerous times, but thanks to these innovative, crime-fighting companies, we all might be a little safer.
Emerging Tech: 9 International Startup Hubs to Watch
Technology

Emerging Tech: 9 International Startup Hubs to Watch

Beyond the U.S., these are the places you'll find financial and other support for innovation in technology.
5 Must-Have Travel Tech Items
Technology

5 Must-Have Travel Tech Items

Travel productively with these out-of-office assistants that do everything from track your luggage to organize your expenses.
The Benefits of Unconventional Hiring Practices
Growth Strategies

The Benefits of Unconventional Hiring Practices

Why Aaron Muderick believes hiring more than 500 special needs employees is good for business.
How an Endurance Coach Helped Change Running Shoes
Entrepreneurs

How an Endurance Coach Helped Change Running Shoes

Running expert Eric Orton developed a new shoe to help athletes put their best foot forward.
Mobile App Helps Bars Manage Changing Beer Selections
Starting a Business

Mobile App Helps Bars Manage Changing Beer Selections

Taplister helps customers and bartender up-to-date on what's being poured at their favorite bars.