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The Case for Updating the Hiring Process

The Case for Updating the Hiring Process

Hiring platform Smarterer wants employers to ditch the resumes and evaluate job candidates through assessment tests.
This Software Is Making Ecommerce Companies Even Smarter

This Software Is Making Ecommerce Companies Even Smarter

Meta data and machine-learning software leads buyers straight to what they want.
This Startup Is Revolutionizing Mobility for Wheelchair Users

This Startup Is Revolutionizing Mobility for Wheelchair Users

An electric car signals freedom for people with disabilities.
Dixie Elixirs Wants to Become the First National Marijuana Brand

Dixie Elixirs Wants to Become the First National Marijuana Brand

The company offers a range of cannabis products, including carbonated beverages, fudge bars and oil cartridges for vaporizer pens.
How Your Smartphone Is Becoming Your Doctor

How Your Smartphone Is Becoming Your Doctor

Withings has created a series of health-care devices designed to integrate seamlessly with your smartphone.
Connecting Brands With Cheap, Fresh and Creative Talent

Connecting Brands With Cheap, Fresh and Creative Talent

Advertising and digital marketing platform Zooppa partners with brands and agencies to create crowd-sourced commercials.
Want Last Night's Sports Game to Remain Spoiler Free? There's an App for That.

Want Last Night's Sports Game to Remain Spoiler Free? There's an App for That.

Spoiler Shield lets users to block all social media updates pertaining to certain TV shows and sports teams.
Meet the Universal Platform for Sharing Music

Meet the Universal Platform for Sharing Music

Bop.fm allows users of subscription music services to share songs and playlists with listeners of other services, such as Spotify.
This Visual-Recognition App Lets You Shop the Streets

This Visual-Recognition App Lets You Shop the Streets

ASAP54 matches users' photos of apparel and accessories to identical or similar product images stored in its database.
Hampton Creek Reinvents the Egg

Hampton Creek Reinvents the Egg

The San Francisco startup has developed a plant-based substitute that's both cheaper and healthier than the real thing.
Entrepreneur's 100 Brilliant Companies

Entrepreneur's 100 Brilliant Companies

Each year we pick the ideas, companies, applications and inventions that have amazed us with their unique solutions to common problems or marketplace voids, executed in forms both ultra-high-tech and strikingly simple.
The Serial Entrepreneur Who Is Tackling E-Waste With EcoATMs

The Serial Entrepreneur Who Is Tackling E-Waste With EcoATMs

Automated kiosks that buy back used electronics aim to ease the electronic waste burden and put cash in consumers' pockets.
A Privacy App That Ensures Personal Data Really Disappears

A Privacy App That Ensures Personal Data Really Disappears

Wickr gives users the ability to send self-destructing files securely and anonymously.
The Company Leading the Future of Farming

The Company Leading the Future of Farming

Modern Meadow aims to combine 3-D printing and tissue engineering to meet the world's demand for beef and leather.
The Cloud-Based Startup Making Waves in Wine Country

The Cloud-Based Startup Making Waves in Wine Country

Napa Valley tastemakers are giving traditional wine sellers a run for their money.
A Company That Makes User Analytics Simple

A Company That Makes User Analytics Simple

KISSmetrics has crunched customer data for AOL, Foursquare, Microsoft, and other major companies.
GitHub Is Helping Companies Work Together by Crowdsourcing Software

GitHub Is Helping Companies Work Together by Crowdsourcing Software

The online hosting service makes it easy for millions of developers to create and share software projects.
An Analytics Platform That Has Mastered Sports Predictions

An Analytics Platform That Has Mastered Sports Predictions

NumberFire has built data models that have outdone the experts at ESPN.
How to Know If You Need to Patent Your Product

How to Know If You Need to Patent Your Product

You are ready to introduce your invention to the world, but first you should consider whether your new product requires a patent to help make it commercially viable.
A Mobile App That Makes Hailing a Taxi Easier and More Efficient

A Mobile App That Makes Hailing a Taxi Easier and More Efficient

No more waiting for a ride. Hailo aims to connect passengers and taxis within two minutes in cities all over the world.
MakerBot's 3-D Printers Lead the Hardware Revolution

MakerBot's 3-D Printers Lead the Hardware Revolution

Smaller, less expensive 3-D printers are unlocking the ability for more people to be part of the maker movement.
The Startup Bringing Video Games into the Real World

The Startup Bringing Video Games into the Real World

The video game of the future just might remind you of toys of the past. Sifteo cubes give tactile appeal to technology.
Entrepreneur's 10 Most Popular Stories of 2012

Entrepreneur's 10 Most Popular Stories of 2012

From a new take on networking to insider tips from Richard Branson, Mark Cuban and Marissa Mayer, here are the stories that became our reader favorites this year.
SoundHound Creates a Faster, Easier Way to Find Forgotten Song Titles

SoundHound Creates a Faster, Easier Way to Find Forgotten Song Titles

App sees explosive growth for it's music-recognition service based on simple spoken searches, and even humming.
How Syyn Labs Brings Creative Visions to Life

How Syyn Labs Brings Creative Visions to Life

The boot-strapped production company finds its niche in wild spectacles.

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