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Amazon Is Getting Ready to Publish Its First Batch of Crowdsourced E-Books
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Amazon Is Getting Ready to Publish Its First Batch of Crowdsourced E-Books

The first 10 books will be published on March 3, with preorders beginning today.
Laura Entis
Yelp Sues Sites That Claim They Can Sell Business Owners 5-Star Reviews
Legal

Yelp Sues Sites That Claim They Can Sell Business Owners 5-Star Reviews

The embattled crowdsourced review platform returns to court again but this time it is on the other side of the legal line.
Nina Zipkin
7 Home Decor Startup Trends to Watch
Interior Design Businesses

7 Home Decor Startup Trends to Watch

Creating a coherent, polished yet personalized aesthetic no longer requires an expert eye, bundles of free time or a hefty disposable income. Entrepreneurs have entered the game.
Charlotte Nichols
100 Engineers Are Trying to Bring Elon Musk's Hyperloop Dream to Life
Elon Musk

100 Engineers Are Trying to Bring Elon Musk's Hyperloop Dream to Life

Thanks to an ambitious think-tank upstart, the bold billionaire's vision for a Jetson-esque 'fifth mode of transport' is inching closer to reality.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Don't Let Crowd 'Wisdom' Do All Your Thinking
Crowdsourcing

Don't Let Crowd 'Wisdom' Do All Your Thinking

Entrepreneurs should invite public opinion when the timing is right -- without handing over the reins.
Iman Jalali
Partnerships

Collaborate or Be Killed

Don't venture into business with just a one-man army.
Kelsey Ramsden
How to Prepare for the Future of Work
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How to Prepare for the Future of Work

Employers can ready their companies and employees for the changes ahead in five critical ways.
Heather R. Huhman
Every Entrepreneur Should Know These 3 Essentials About Crowdfunding
Crowdfunding

Every Entrepreneur Should Know These 3 Essentials About Crowdfunding

What you may not know about this emerging industry could be keeping you back from opportunities.
Matthew Toren
Need a New Design? 5 Reasons to Crowdsource It.
Crowdsourcing

Need a New Design? 5 Reasons to Crowdsource It.

Most startups do not have the resources to hire expensive design firms. The alternative provides another way.
Peter Gasca
Xiaomi, the 'Apple of the East,' Surpasses Samsung as China's Top Smartphone Seller
China

Xiaomi, the 'Apple of the East,' Surpasses Samsung as China's Top Smartphone Seller

In China's mobile market -- the largest on earth -- there's a brand new leader in town.
Geoff Weiss
Staples Wants You to Crowdfund Your Way Onto Its Shelves
Crowdfunding

Staples Wants You to Crowdfund Your Way Onto Its Shelves

Staples and crowdfunding site Fundable have teamed up to launch a contest for entrepreneurs.
Catherine Clifford
$15,000 Could Be Yours If You Fix This Evil Airport Affliction
Travel

$15,000 Could Be Yours If You Fix This Evil Airport Affliction

Calling all brains: The TSA is looking for someone to help them figure out this major airport headache -- and is willing to pay for the solution.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Crowdsource Your Way to Free Wi-Fi Everywhere
Crowdsourcing

Crowdsource Your Way to Free Wi-Fi Everywhere

By getting people to share a part of their bandwidth, upstart Fon wants to build a no-cost web-access world.
Jason Ankeny