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These Are the 10 Startups Disney Just Tapped to Join Its Storied Accelerator Program
Accelerators

These Are the 10 Startups Disney Just Tapped to Join Its Storied Accelerator Program

Each will receive $120,000 as well as mentoring from top Disney execs.
Geoff Weiss
2 Key Lessons From Disney That Help on Kickstarter and in Business
Customer Service

2 Key Lessons From Disney That Help on Kickstarter and in Business

Walt Disney's vision and ability to deliver mind-blowing experiences can be applied in almost any setting.
John Brubaker
Stop What You're Doing: A New 'Star Wars' Trailer Just Dropped
Star Wars

Stop What You're Doing: A New 'Star Wars' Trailer Just Dropped

People are losing their damn minds all over social media.
Laura Entis
Elon Musk Profiled Kanye West? The Most Surprising Pairings on the TIME 100 List.
Influencers

Elon Musk Profiled Kanye West? The Most Surprising Pairings on the TIME 100 List.

Did you expect Elon Musk to write Kanye West's bio? What about Martha Stewart covering the importance of Kim Kardashian?
Kate Taylor
Star Wars + Drones = Dreams Come True
Far Out Tech

Star Wars + Drones = Dreams Come True

When every day humans can make the Millenium Falcon fly, that's a good thing.
Jason Fell
'Super Size Me' Filmmaker Is Producing a New Web Series on Entrepreneurship
Online Video

'Super Size Me' Filmmaker Is Producing a New Web Series on Entrepreneurship

Documentarian Morgan Spurlock is bringing his box-office acclaim to new media with a forthcoming online video channel called Smartish.
Geoff Weiss
YouTube to Open Free Production Facility for NYC-Based Creators
Online Video

YouTube to Open Free Production Facility for NYC-Based Creators

YouTube Space New York follows similar facilities in London, Los Angeles and Tokyo.
Geoff Weiss
Amazon Blocks Disney DVD Orders as Pricing War With Hachette Rages On
Ecommerce

Amazon Blocks Disney DVD Orders as Pricing War With Hachette Rages On

Amid divisive contract disputes, the Walt Disney Company is the latest multimedia giant to find itself in Amazon's crosshairs.
Geoff Weiss
More Proof That YouTube's Top Stars Are Getting Filthy Rich
Young Entrepreneurs

More Proof That YouTube's Top Stars Are Getting Filthy Rich

One of the site's biggest stars surprised his parents -- on camera, naturally -- with $340,000 to completely pay off their mortgage.
Geoff Weiss
A Peek at the Startups in Disney's First-Ever Accelerator Program
Accelerators

A Peek at the Startups in Disney's First-Ever Accelerator Program

Running the gamut from products for children to houses of high-tech, each winner will receive $120,000 in investment capital and mentoring from top Disney execs.
Geoff Weiss
Aereo Loses Supreme Court Case, Streaming TV Service Deemed Illegal
Technology

Aereo Loses Supreme Court Case, Streaming TV Service Deemed Illegal

It's official. The disruptive broadcast TV streaming service is finished.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
4 'Magical' Keys to Business From My Stint at Disney World
Lessons

4 'Magical' Keys to Business From My Stint at Disney World

A former Mouse House member shares how the resort shaped his development as an entrepreneur.
Simon T. Bailey
'Frozen' Gives Licensed Toy Sales a Boost
Toys; Games

'Frozen' Gives Licensed Toy Sales a Boost

Licensed toys from Disney and Pixar are a bright spot in the overall toy category, which saw a 1-percent sales decline in 2013.
Krystina Gustafson
Tech, Food & Transportation: How Life Has Changed Since the 1964 World's Fair
Innovation

Tech, Food & Transportation: How Life Has Changed Since the 1964 World's Fair

In 50 years' worth of innovation, much has changed. But in some ways, the more things change, the more they stay the same.
Nina Zipkin