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Jessica Alba's Startup Raises $70 Million as It Prepares to Go Public

Jessica Alba's Startup Raises $70 Million as It Prepares to Go Public

This latest round of funding values The Honest Company, a maker of eco-friendly family and baby products, at close to $1 billion.
Tom Hanks Seeks iTunes Stardom With Typewriter App

Tom Hanks Seeks iTunes Stardom With Typewriter App

The typewriter obsessive, who once boasted a collection numbering 200, has created an app that mimics the look, feel and sound of the bygone gadgets.
How Scoring Celebrity Clients Can Take Your Business to the Next Level

How Scoring Celebrity Clients Can Take Your Business to the Next Level

High-profile customers confer benefits beyond the sheer monetary value of the stipend.
Remembering Robin Williams: His 10 Most Inspirational Quotes

Remembering Robin Williams: His 10 Most Inspirational Quotes

The comedic genius and award-winning actor died yesterday of an apparent suicide. Here, we look back at 10 of his most poignant statements in life and film.
For Teenagers, YouTube Stars Hold More Sway Than Mainstream Celebrities

For Teenagers, YouTube Stars Hold More Sway Than Mainstream Celebrities

Hollywood stars are labeled 'faker' than their online counterparts.
Laugh All You Want: Sales of Kim Kardashian's Much-Mocked App Are Astronomic

Laugh All You Want: Sales of Kim Kardashian's Much-Mocked App Are Astronomic

The game, in which players climb the Los Angeles social ladder, is on track to earn $200 million dollars annually, according to analysts.
Is Martha Stewart the Mentor From Hell?

Is Martha Stewart the Mentor From Hell?

Actress Blake Lively was looking to follow in Stewart's footsteps in launching her own lifestyle company. Stewart's response? 'Let her try.'
Smoke and Mirrors: Why We Aren't Seeing More Digital Zombies Like Michael Jackson

Smoke and Mirrors: Why We Aren't Seeing More Digital Zombies Like Michael Jackson

The King of Pop's digitized performance at the Billboard Music Awards gave the world a glimpse into a captivating technology that faces serious hurdles, inside and out.
Taking Aim at Twitter, Facebook Ramps Up Celeb Presence

Taking Aim at Twitter, Facebook Ramps Up Celeb Presence

The social giant continues to take aim at rival Twitter with an emphasis on VIP users and entertainment partnerships.
Pat Sajak Taking on Groupon With Daily Deals Franchise

Pat Sajak Taking on Groupon With Daily Deals Franchise

The longtime 'Wheel of Fortune' host has big plans for his hyperlocal company.
Will.i.am Wants You to Buy This Eco-Friendly 3-D Printer

Will.i.am Wants You to Buy This Eco-Friendly 3-D Printer

The Ekocycle Cube, priced at $1,199 and shipping later this year, purportedly turns old plastic Coke bottles into ‘beautiful objects,’ the artist says.
How to Get Publicity When You Have No News to Share

How to Get Publicity When You Have No News to Share

Tips for getting media attention for your business, even if you don't have a new product, service or website to brag about.
How to Succeed at Product Placement Without Celebrities

How to Succeed at Product Placement Without Celebrities

Get your product into the scene of a blockbuster movie, if you can, but until then leverage your social media marketing and boost sales with placements in local and regional outlets.
Jared Leto Is the Latest Celeb to Hop on the Entrepreneurial Bandwagon

Jared Leto Is the Latest Celeb to Hop on the Entrepreneurial Bandwagon

The Academy Award-winning actor and musician has invested in tech startup Zenefits, an automated human resources company.
Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic Gets FAA Clearance for Takeoff

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic Gets FAA Clearance for Takeoff

With any luck, Justin Bieber could be hurtling through space by year’s end.
Branding With the Stars: Celebrity Tactics for Business Owners

Branding With the Stars: Celebrity Tactics for Business Owners

Fame brings dedicated fan bases. Here are the elements you need to build up your persona.
Wait 'Til You See the Picture Instagram Just Banned for Nudity

Wait 'Til You See the Picture Instagram Just Banned for Nudity

In an Internet swarming with nudity, who would've guessed that a rough-hewn sketch of a topless woman could get you banned from Instagram?
Meet the 28-Year-Old Stylist Who Dresses the World's Most Beautiful Woman

Meet the 28-Year-Old Stylist Who Dresses the World's Most Beautiful Woman

Micaela Erlanger knows all too well the transformative ability of fashion to garner influence and sculpt careers.
What Does Kevin Spacey Know About 'Disruption?' Apparently A Lot.

What Does Kevin Spacey Know About 'Disruption?' Apparently A Lot.

Recently, Kevin Spacey spoke to a crowd full of tech junkies on what is needed to break into industries that seem resilient to change.
CrowdRise, Ed Norton's Charitable Social Network, Raises $23 Million

CrowdRise, Ed Norton's Charitable Social Network, Raises $23 Million

CrowdRise, a for-profit site founded by the 'Fight Club' star that fuses social networking with charitable activism, raised $23 million in its latest fundraising round.
Citing a Celeb in an Ad? The First Amendment May Not Protect You.

Citing a Celeb in an Ad? The First Amendment May Not Protect You.

A recent court ruling finds companies aren't protected from suits by public figures if corporate ads feature them without prior consent.
Samsung Can't Have All the Fun: 5 Other Mega Brands Rocking the Selfie

Samsung Can't Have All the Fun: 5 Other Mega Brands Rocking the Selfie

Ellen, Big Papi and LeBron -- Samsung's all-stars -- aren’t the only big names snapping promotional selfies. Tons of other brands are cashing in on selfie marketing mania, too.
Want a Celebrity Endorsement on Twitter? 3 Legal Precautions to Know.

Want a Celebrity Endorsement on Twitter? 3 Legal Precautions to Know.

Before you shell out cash for a new e-spokesperson, make sure you're in the clear so no issues pop up later.
3 Celebs Jumping on the Bitcoin Bandwagon (and One Who Says She's an 'Idiot' for Missing It)

3 Celebs Jumping on the Bitcoin Bandwagon (and One Who Says She's an 'Idiot' for Missing It)

Bitcoin isn't just for 'cyber snobs' anymore. Tech-happy stars are riding the trendy Bitcoin wave, too.
Tinder to Roll Out Verification Feature for Love-Hungry Celebrities

Tinder to Roll Out Verification Feature for Love-Hungry Celebrities

Following an uptick in celebrity usage, dating app Tinder has announced a verification feature not unlike Twitter’s blue checkmarks.

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