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This New Tool Basically Makes Star Trek Technology a Reality

This New Tool Basically Makes Star Trek Technology a Reality

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Having recently raised more than $1.5 million, the Scanadu Scout aims to read your vitals, all by a simple touch to your forehead.
July 31, 2013 in News and Trends
Lost Keys? No Problem. This Gadget Can Locate Virtually Anything

Lost Keys? No Problem. This Gadget Can Locate Virtually Anything

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Tile is a Bluetooth-enabled device and app that lets users keep tabs on their most valuable items.
July 30, 2013 in Office Tech
Feel This: Disney Wants to Bring Virtual Objects Into the Real World. Sort Of.

Feel This: Disney Wants to Bring Virtual Objects Into the Real World. Sort Of.

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Disney doesn't just do cartoons. Its researchers are developing something that can make motion-controlled devices more immersive for users.
July 29, 2013 in Office Tech
Richard Branson on the Best Places to Find Inspiration

Richard Branson on the Best Places to Find Inspiration

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Getting inspired to start a new business means paying attention to the world around you. Here's how Virgin's CEO seeks out his own inspiration.
July 29, 2013 in Business Ideas
SBA Shows High-Tech Startups Some Love

SBA Shows High-Tech Startups Some Love

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The U.S. Small Business Administration, widely considered near useless to high-tech startups, has made two efforts in as many weeks to woo this innovative group of entrepreneurs.
July 26, 2013 in Innovation
Photos: Get Your Gift On With 8 of This Year's Hottest Holiday Novelties

Get Your Gift On With 8 of This Year's Hottest Holiday Novelties

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From a fish tank that grows food to a wearable camera, here's an early look at some of the coolest items made by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs.
July 25, 2013 in Lifestyle
Forget Necklaces and Rings. This Gold Goes Inside Your Head

Forget Necklaces and Rings. This Gold Goes Inside Your Head

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Engineers are working on a way to use gold particles to possibly treat movement disorders and other ailments.
July 25, 2013 in News and Trends
Elon Musk and His Outrageous Idea to Travel Between Los Angeles and San Francisco in Just 30 Minutes

Elon Musk and His Outrageous Idea to Travel Between Los Angeles and San Francisco in Just 30 Minutes

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Details for the 'Hyperloop' are vague, but the idea sounds amazing.
July 24, 2013 in News and Trends
The Future of Retail: Paying With Your Face?

The Future of Retail: Paying With Your Face?

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A Finnish company says it has developed a system that eliminates the need for cash or credit at check out. All it needs is a look at your face.
July 23, 2013 in News and Trends
An Ohio Startup Cuts Its Teeth and Turns To Toothpaste

An Ohio Startup Cuts Its Teeth and Turns To Toothpaste

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Branam Oral Health began life as the maker of the Gibby-Oral pacifier. But when sales of its natural toothpaste took off, the company pivoted.
July 23, 2013 in Business Ideas
No Joke, These 'Smart Diapers' Can Detect Your Child's Health

No Joke, These 'Smart Diapers' Can Detect Your Child's Health

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A New York tech startup has combined diapers with a mobile app to give parents real-time health info on their babies.
July 22, 2013 in Apps & Software

The Business of Turning Sports Fantasies into Cold Hard Cash

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Increasingly enthusiasts are keeping up with the sport with the plentiful online Fantasy Sports Leagues. Here, one fantasy league founder gives us the low-down on his vibrant business.
July 18, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs
Is Apple Still the King of Consumer Design?

Is Apple Still the King of Consumer Design?

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While the heart of Apple is its power to create products everyone wants, its stock has been in steady decline.
July 17, 2013 in Branding
Worthless, Impossible and Stupid? Why Contrarian Business Ideas Make It Big

Worthless, Impossible and Stupid? Why Contrarian Business Ideas Make It Big

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In his new book, business professor Daniel Isenberg says if people think you're crazy, you're onto something.
July 16, 2013 in Business Ideas
Why eBay's 'Exact' Project Isn't the 3-D Printing Solution for the Masses -- So Far, Anyway

Why eBay's 'Exact' Project Isn't the 3-D Printing Solution for the Masses -- So Far, Anyway

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The online retailing giant has partnered with MakerBot and other startups to start a service for selling custom-created merchandise.
July 16, 2013 in News and Trends
Apple Said to Be on a Hiring Spree Ahead of iWatch Release Next Year

Apple Said to Be on a Hiring Spree Ahead of iWatch Release Next Year

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The tech giant's smart watch likely won't launch until the end of 2014 at the earliest.
July 15, 2013 in News and Trends
3 Innovative Ways Startups Are Driving Results Over Social Media

3 Innovative Ways Startups Are Driving Results Over Social Media

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How these small businesses are pushing the needle beyond hunting for simple likes, re-pins and re-tweets.
July 15, 2013 in Social Media
Lessons From Successful Entrepreneurs on How to Beat the Competition

Lessons From Successful Entrepreneurs on How to Beat the Competition

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As a startup you face plenty of competition. Here are five methods for facing off against your rivals and coming out on top.
July 10, 2013 in Business Ideas

The World's Most Innovative Countries

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Switzerland, Sweden and the U.K. top the Global Innovation Index for 2013.
July 8, 2013 in Inventing
Why Pricing Should Be Your First Focus, Not Your Last

Why Pricing Should Be Your First Focus, Not Your Last

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Entrepreneur Stephan Aarstol explains why pricing is the most important factor in launching your product or service.
July 6, 2013 in Marketing Basics
How a New Grocery Store Concept Reduces Waste and Increases Profits

How a New Grocery Store Concept Reduces Waste and Increases Profits

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Two brothers created a zero-waste, packaging-free grocery store that operates in a smaller space and provides healthier food choices.
July 4, 2013 in Innovation
How to Break the Mold and Be an Independent Thinker

How to Break the Mold and Be an Independent Thinker

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Three tips to help you think independently and come up with creative solutions.
July 4, 2013 in Innovation
4 Reasons to Wait to Buy Google Glass

4 Reasons to Wait to Buy Google Glass

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While Google Glass is being touted as the next big thing in technology and much of the media has pulled out their pom-poms, here are a few reasons young entrepreneurs should wait to purchase the device.
July 1, 2013 in News and Trends
The Disrupters 2013: The Entrepreneurs Who Are Changing Their Industries

The Disrupters 2013: The Entrepreneurs Who Are Changing Their Industries

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Prepare to do things differently. These entrepreneurs are bringing big ideas that are shaking up seven major industries.
June 28, 2013 in Innovation
The Stylish Headphone Company That's Turning Heads

The Stylish Headphone Company That's Turning Heads

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Frends has transformed a way to listen to music into a must-have women's fashion accessory.
June 28, 2013 in Innovation
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