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The latest winner of the Cool Idea! Award program is Garageio, a device that allows you to open and close your garage door with your smartphone.
Protecting Your Idea
Congress got it wrong when it harmonized U.S. patent laws with the rest of the world. Now, startups and American inventors are at a disadvantage.
The founder of Pandora reached out to investors 300 times before getting funding. And James Dyson invented 5,126 failed vacuum cleaner prototypes before getting one right.
Choon Ng, creator of the colorful bracelet-making kit that has become a national sensation, has accused a fellow toymaker of patent infringement.
The 'Shark Tank' investor and inventor of over 400 products offers her advice to move your product from idea to sales.
How a First-Time Entrepreneur's Kickstarter Project Landed on Toys 'R' Us Shelves in Less Than a Year
Industry insiders laughed at the engineering toy for girls, but its inventor was determined to change the landscape of the 'pink aisle.' Entrepreneur Debbie Sterling shares how she transformed her idea into a million-dollar company.
The White House announced today that it will expand on its program to promote advanced manufacturing in the U.S., an effort to drive global competitiveness.
President Obama salutes 11 innovators in a ceremony at the White House today.
KegSkins banishes the biggest party foul -- warm beer.
An entrepreneurial doc sets aside her own jitters to help quell the fears of others
After glowing reviews from his family, student entrepreneur Brian Ballan sought the truth from objective strangers.
A proposed measure intended to encourage more high-tech startups is misguided, our columnist argues. Increasing academic research funding is the better route for fostering innovation.
'Everyday Edisons' producer Edison Nation has major connections and can help you bring your idea to market.
Wondering what makes investors back an invention? The new History Channel show 'Invention USA' points out a key factor that can make the difference in landing funding.
Protecting Your Idea
If you think a competitor copied your patented products or services, here are some ways to stand in the way of their efforts.
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