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CVS's Expensive Cigarette Ban Shows It Puts Brand Before Profit
Branding

CVS's Expensive Cigarette Ban Shows It Puts Brand Before Profit

The drug chain's big move and name change may lead to the loyalty of a powerful customer segment.
Tara-Nicholle Nelson
Hypochondriac's Dream: Sickweather App Tells You Where Germs Lurk Near You
Mobile Apps

Hypochondriac's Dream: Sickweather App Tells You Where Germs Lurk Near You

The nosy iPhone app that snoops your Twitter and Facebook circles for local illness reports is nothing to sneeze at.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
5 Ways Tech Is Forever Changing Fitness Franchises
Fitness Businesses

5 Ways Tech Is Forever Changing Fitness Franchises

With apps, wearable tech and the ability to micromanage franchisees across the country, tech is giving fitness chains new ways to flex their business muscle.
Kate Taylor
6 Hot Healthcare Companies: From Smart Pill Bottles to Smart Diapers, What's Driving Innovation in Medical Tech?
Innovation

6 Hot Healthcare Companies: From Smart Pill Bottles to Smart Diapers, What's Driving Innovation in Medical Tech?

Technology has profoundly revolutionized the way doctors treat, diagnose and perform surgeries. But experts say innovation has yet to improve the daily workflow of physicians, or the daily behavior of patients.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
The Makers of This Solar-Powered Technology Want to Eliminate a Global Sanitation Issue
Science

The Makers of This Solar-Powered Technology Want to Eliminate a Global Sanitation Issue

A high-tech toilet is an innovative solution to an age-old problem. And it's nothing to pooh-pooh.
Katherine Gray
These 3 Startups Are Looking to Get the Health Industry in Tip-Top Shape
Starting a Business

These 3 Startups Are Looking to Get the Health Industry in Tip-Top Shape

With the health-care sector going through massive innovation and disruption, we wanted to get the skinny on what it was like working on a startup in this industry.
Nitasha Maindiratta
Business Lessons That Can Help You Succeed at 2014 Resolutions
Entrepreneurs

Business Lessons That Can Help You Succeed at 2014 Resolutions

Want to learn how market research, customer discovery and other business lessons will help you stick to your New Year's resolutions? Keep reading.
Julie Fredrickson
Mind Control Technology, Elon Musk's James Bond Submarine and a Real-Life Bionic Man
Technology

Mind Control Technology, Elon Musk's James Bond Submarine and a Real-Life Bionic Man

A roundup of the 10 most interesting new technologies that make us scratch our heads and say, 'What the heck?'
Jason Fell
This Guy Is Like a Real-Life Bionic Man
Technology

This Guy Is Like a Real-Life Bionic Man

A team of biomedical engineers have developed a robotic limb that can be controlled by the wearer's mind.
Jason Fell
This Desk Helps Keep You Healthy By 'Breathing'
Productivity

This Desk Helps Keep You Healthy By 'Breathing'

A smart desk that moves up and down for sitting or standing, and keeps tabs on how many calories you burn through the day.
Benjamin Kabin
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Turn a Smartphone Into a Virus-Detecting Microscope? Yep. It's Happening.
Technology

Turn a Smartphone Into a Virus-Detecting Microscope? Yep. It's Happening.

One UCLA professor says his device can detect particles that cause deafness and brain damage in humans.
Jason Fell
The World's Newest Lie Detector Could Be a Sensor Implanted in Your Mouth
Technology

The World's Newest Lie Detector Could Be a Sensor Implanted in Your Mouth

No joke, this tech can tell if you've been lying about smoking or eating less.
Jason Fell
This New Tool Basically Makes Star Trek Technology a Reality
Technology

This New Tool Basically Makes Star Trek Technology a Reality

Having recently raised more than $1.5 million, the Scanadu Scout aims to read your vitals, all by a simple touch to your forehead.
Jason Fell
Health-Care Innovators Get President Obama's Attention
Technology

Health-Care Innovators Get President Obama's Attention

The CEOs of health-care tech companies met with President Obama to discuss how technology can be used to bring down the cost of health care for Americans.
Catherine Clifford