Innovation The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Innovation en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:05:00 GMT BlackBerry Teases New Device Plans as Turnaround Takes Shape Even as it pivots to focus more on software and services, the company that gained fame for its smartphones is not giving up on its handset business -- yet. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:05:00 GMT Reuters How Jack Ma's 'Crazy' Management Style Built a Technology Empire A former English teacher from Hangzhou, China, fashions one of the world's most valuable companies with an unorthodox philosophy in 15 years. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 19:15:00 GMT Michael Zakkour 'Competition Is the Greatest Thing That Can Happen in Business' The president of consumer-product invention company Quirky says startups should embrace competition, not ignore it. Wed, 24 Sep 2014 18:25:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Larry Ellison Is the George Lucas of Tech Like the visionary who brought us the Star Wars trilogy and revolutionized film, Ellison's influence ranges far and is certain to persist. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 21:00:00 GMT Jason Wesbecher The Main Reason Startups Don't Last Innovate or fail? Which will be the path of your new entrepreneurial venture? Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:15:00 GMT Nathan Resnick Magic and the CEO -- Applying Lessons Learned From the Stage The art of being an entrepreneur owes much to performance. Sun, 21 Sep 2014 19:00:00 GMT Eran Yaniv Make Innovation Systematic and Never Again Ask 'Why Didn't We Think of That?' The creation of innovative products and processes is much too important to companies and entire economies to be left to chance. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:30:00 GMT David DeWolf Startups Are Giving the Bedroom a Makeover With traditional retailers merging and ecommerce startups growing quickly, this particular industry isn't getting much sleep these days. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:00:00 GMT Gabrielle Karol Underdogs Can't Win Being Copycats Don't just look at the current best in your industry and do what they do. Try to be the best you, but feel free to borrow from unlikely sources. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:30:00 GMT John Brubaker Self-Healing Phones? Try Roads That Fix Themselves. What if a road existed that never had a crack or a pothole? Science might have a solution. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:45:00 GMT Jason Fell Finding Clients Who Are Open to Innovation Even in Risk-Averse Markets When the purchasing decision chain is full of doubters, these tips can help you woo more customers. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:15:00 GMT David Peto Trouble for Tesla? Stock Falls on Analyst Concerns. Some suggest the electric car company's shares had risen for the wrong reasons. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:46:00 GMT CNBC Staff Investors and Customers Aren't So Impressed By Shiny New Tech Unless your product is truly disruptive or you have bags of cash, don't bother bringing it to market. Instead, solve a real-world problem. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 19:30:00 GMT Martin Zwilling Regulator-Innovator Tug-of-War: California Warns Uber, Lyft and Sidecar on Carpooling The ride-hailing apps have been told that they are in violation of state law by offering carpooling services for money. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 18:23:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Want to Run Faster? This Old-School Concept Might Hold the Answer. You have to see this new take on the traditional jetpack. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 18:06:00 GMT Jason Fell To Solve Big Problems, Assume Everything Is Wrong and Ask Dumb Questions Rather than play the game youÂ’re expected to play, play a new one. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:30:00 GMT Shane Snow Patent Reform and the Future of Innovation Many assert that patent trolls are costing the U.S. economy billions of dollars, inhibiting innovation. The solution, however, is not so clear. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 19:30:00 GMT Louis Foreman 3 Entrepreneurial Lessons to Learn From Kanye West The innovators in music world are teaching young Americans some basics about breaking out on their own. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 18:45:00 GMT Eric M. Ruiz Apple May Scoop Up This Struggling Social Network It has been reported that Apple is looking to give social another shot by acquiring this startup. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 17:27:00 GMT Nina Zipkin Sorry, the Apple Watch Is No Game Changer It's something new, but don't put it in the same league with the iPod, iPhone or iPad. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 15:45:00 GMT Jason Fell