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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

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

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

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

With any luck, Justin Bieber could be hurtling through space by year’s end.

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

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

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.

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, 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.

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

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.

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)

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

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

Oscar Predictions: Who Will Win an Academy Award? This Data Company Thinks It Has the Answers.

It's anyone's guess who'll take home a golden statue, but big data could provide some insight.

TELL US: Who Do You Think Will Win at the Oscars?

Most everyone has an opinion about who will win an Academy Award. Share yours with us.

An Unlikely Icon: With 'Drag Race,' RuPaul Rounds Another Victory Lap

Decades after landing on the mainstream radar, RuPaul is experiencing a career renaissance with his smash-hit 'RuPaul's Drag Race' in its sixth season on Logo.

The Latest Must-Stop for Celebs on a Promo Tour: Silicon Valley

With television audiences diminishing as a result of newer digital mediums, celebrities are increasingly courting the tech giants of Silicon Valley on their recent promo tours.

This Site Allows Celebrities to Crowdfund for Causes in Real Time

Laffster, once a platform specifically targeting comedians, rebranded itself today to become Cogo, available to actors, authors, musicians and athletes.

A Jonas Brother's Baby, Brought to You by Procter & Gamble

News of the birth of Kevin Jonas's first child, a baby girl, was accompanied by a marketing message from the consumer products company.

You'll Never Guess Hulk Hogan's Latest Business Venture

Following an unpredictable succession of endeavors, the wrestler is now throwing his hat into the website hosting ring with a new company entitled Hostamania.

The Business of Nudity: The Unlikely Success of Mr. Skin

The founder of the popular website talks about how he turned his passion into profit.

Are Celebrity Investors Worth the Hype?

Brands have paraded A-listers out front as spokespeople for ages, but in recent years they've been joining as investors. Here, we examine when it works and what entrepreneurs should keep in mind as they team up with celebs.

4 Famous Crowdfunding Fails

As we celebrate the top 100 crowdfunded companies, we take a look at some of this year's biggest crowdfunding flops.

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