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Elon Musk Unveils Clean, Green Batteries to Power the World
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Elon Musk Unveils Clean, Green Batteries to Power the World

'The issue with existing batteries is that they suck," the Tesla founder and billionaire said.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
6 Things to Know About Elon Musk's Big Announcement Tonight
Elon Musk

6 Things to Know About Elon Musk's Big Announcement Tonight

Lights, camera...batteries? Here's what the Tesla founder wants you to get all charged up about.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Why Mark Cuban Thinks the Comcast-Time Warner Cable Deal Fell Apart
Mark Cuban

Why Mark Cuban Thinks the Comcast-Time Warner Cable Deal Fell Apart

The feisty billionaire investor and 'Shark Tank' star sounded off about the failed mega merger on Twitter and -- no surprise -- he's pointing the finger at the FCC.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Surprise! Mark Zuckerberg Isn't a Workaholic. Well, Not Exactly.
Mark Zuckerberg

Surprise! Mark Zuckerberg Isn't a Workaholic. Well, Not Exactly.

In his latest Q&A, the billionaire Facebook CEO talked work habits, net neutrality and virtual reality. He even fielded Qs from Richard Branson and Shakira. And, no, he didn't hire that dude who asked him for a job.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
From Marco Polo to Mark Zuckerberg: The Evolution of the Entrepreneur (Infographic)
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From Marco Polo to Mark Zuckerberg: The Evolution of the Entrepreneur (Infographic)

Adaptability, courage, drive and grit have been the hallmarks of the best entrepreneurs throughout the ages.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
8 CEOs Who Amassed a Fortune Before Age 30 (Infographic)
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8 CEOs Who Amassed a Fortune Before Age 30 (Infographic)

Young, rich and brainy. It's an envious trifecta. Elon Musk fits the bill. Who else made the luxe list?
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The Crazy, True-Life Adventures of Norway's Most Radical Billionaire
Success Stories

The Crazy, True-Life Adventures of Norway's Most Radical Billionaire

Fred Olsen is both the owner of Timex and its most successful watch designer. He's also a world-class sailor and an oil industry pioneer, and was rumored to have inspired a Simpsons character.
These Are the Richest Billionaires Under 40
Wealth

These Are the Richest Billionaires Under 40

Facebook has created more billionaires under 40 than any other company.
Robert Frank
Where Famous Tech Founders Went to College (Infographic)
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Where Famous Tech Founders Went to College (Infographic)

Whether they dropped out or stuck it out, going to college more than paid off for today's top tech startup billionaires -- higher ed skeptic and Stanford alum Peter Thiel included.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The Billionaires Who Gained and Lost the Most Money in 2014
Billionaires

The Billionaires Who Gained and Lost the Most Money in 2014

Among the tech elite, it was a good year for Jack Ma, Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg. For Jeff Bezos, not so much.
Catherine Clifford
Bill Gates: Bitcoin Is 'Better Than Currency'
Bitcoin

Bill Gates: Bitcoin Is 'Better Than Currency'

That's right. America's richest man believes Bitcoin is a promising payments solution. Why? Because it's 'cheap.' However, his outlook isn't as bright on the anonymity aspect.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Elon Musk's Cryptic 'D' Tweet Practically Blew Up Twitter
Elon Musk

Elon Musk's Cryptic 'D' Tweet Practically Blew Up Twitter

It only takes a consonant to start a Twitter fire. Take it from billionaire Elon Musk.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Billionaire Entrepreneur Mark Cuban: 'Bitcoin Has No Shot as a Long-Term Digital Currency'
Bitcoin

Billionaire Entrepreneur Mark Cuban: 'Bitcoin Has No Shot as a Long-Term Digital Currency'

The outspoken Shark Tank star is anything but bullish on Bitcoin.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Billionaire Entrepreneur Mark Cuban: 'Failure is Part of the Success Equation'
Shark Tank

Billionaire Entrepreneur Mark Cuban: 'Failure is Part of the Success Equation'

Falling down and pulling yourself back up only makes you more kickass at business and in life, the Shark Tank star says.
Kim Lachance Shandrow