Innovation

Alibaba's Latest Payments Innovation: Selfie-Powered Transactions
Mobile Payments

Alibaba's Latest Payments Innovation: Selfie-Powered Transactions

The ecommerce giant is taking another step into the world of mobile payments – this time, using the selfie as an authentication tool.
Nina Zipkin
SXSW: Steve Case Asks Entrepreneurs -- Are You Ready For the Third Wave?
SXSW

SXSW: Steve Case Asks Entrepreneurs -- Are You Ready For the Third Wave?

The thought leader says entrepreneurs must adapt to these 4 megatrends or perish.
Jacob Hall
4 Ways to Balance Urgency and Innovation in Your Startup
Innovation

4 Ways to Balance Urgency and Innovation in Your Startup

Balancing the long term and the short term requires finesse.
Chuck Cohn
SXSW: Talking Vegetables, Selfie Pods and More Insane Products From SXSW's Tradeshow Floor
SXSW 2015

SXSW: Talking Vegetables, Selfie Pods and More Insane Products From SXSW's Tradeshow Floor

Japanese ad giant Hakuhodo showcases a series of brand-new, futuristic products at Austin this year.
Laura Entis
5 Ways Service Companies Can Be Innovative
Service Business

5 Ways Service Companies Can Be Innovative

Much public love goes to product companies, but service providers can also be imaginative and exciting.
Zach Cutler
Could the Apple Watch Actually Hurt Apple's Phone Business?
Apple Watch

Could the Apple Watch Actually Hurt Apple's Phone Business?

By making us gradually less interested in our phones, Apple might be in turn ultimately hurting its iPhone sales.
Emily Price
Game of Drones: As U.S. Dithers on Regulations, Rivals Get a Head Start
Drones

Game of Drones: As U.S. Dithers on Regulations, Rivals Get a Head Start

It's likely to be a year or more before the FAA's regulations are in place - good news for companies operating outside the U.S.
How a Green Thumb Is Helping This Entrepreneur Earn Greenbacks
Gardening

How a Green Thumb Is Helping This Entrepreneur Earn Greenbacks

Smart Gardener brings ag-biz tech to the backyard.
Jodi Helmer
Solar-Powered Plane Completes First Leg of Journey Around the Globe
Innovation

Solar-Powered Plane Completes First Leg of Journey Around the Globe

The Solar Impulse has landed in Oman, completing the first of its 12-part world tour.
Catherine Clifford
Mercedes' Self-Driving Car Says Hello to San Francisco
Self-Driving Cars

Mercedes' Self-Driving Car Says Hello to San Francisco

Excited to see the futuristic-looking car, people take to social media to share their pictures.
Jason Fell
The Book Biz Stone Wants You to Read
Entrepreneurs

The Book Biz Stone Wants You to Read

Twitter's co-founder plays 'Finish This Sentence,' sharing what he's reading, how he unwinds and the characteristics all innovation must share.
Nina Zipkin
Self-Driving Cars Could Generate Billions in Revenue
Self-Driving Cars

Self-Driving Cars Could Generate Billions in Revenue

A new study says revenue could come from mobile internet services and products, even if occupants spend only a fraction of their free time on the web.
Innovation

When It Comes to Innovation, Here are 7 Mistakes People Make

While many entrepreneurs want to grow their business and offer products with a competitive edge, they neglect techniques and systems that generate a flood of valuable ideas.
Steve Sponseller
The Virtual Reality Headset That's More Immersive Than Oculus Rift
Virtual Reality

The Virtual Reality Headset That's More Immersive Than Oculus Rift

Virtual reality goes high-definition courtesy of a new company in Prague.