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Wi-Fi Revealed Through Stunning Photos
Wireless

Wi-Fi Revealed Through Stunning Photos

A researcher in the United Kingdom built a device that transforms wireless networks into light and sound.
Nina Zipkin
A New Challenge to Disruption Theory (and a Better Idea for Dealing With New Technology)
Innovation

A New Challenge to Disruption Theory (and a Better Idea for Dealing With New Technology)

Controversy has erupted over an influential argument on what happens when incumbent companies are confronted by innovation.
Peter S. Cohan
This Startup Aims to Warn You About Spying Drones
Far Out Tech

This Startup Aims to Warn You About Spying Drones

If being spied on by an unmanned drone is up there on your list of worries, this Kickstarter project might be able to help.
Jason Fell
These Entrepreneurs Want to Improve Public Restrooms
Innovation

These Entrepreneurs Want to Improve Public Restrooms

Two new startups are trying to improve the often unpleasant public-bathroom experience.
Jane Wells
Success Secrets From Papa John: The Entrepreneur Behind a Billion-Dollar Business Who Started Out as a Dishwasher
National Small Business Week

Success Secrets From Papa John: The Entrepreneur Behind a Billion-Dollar Business Who Started Out as a Dishwasher

John Schnatter, the founder of Papa John's, reflects on launching a successful business, hiring the right people and making mistakes.
Catherine Clifford
10 Things Real Leaders Do
Leadership

10 Things Real Leaders Do

Leaders lead. Followers follow. It's not complicated. You're either one or the other. Which are you?
Steve Tobak
How Do You Bring Innovation to Market?
Innovation

How Do You Bring Innovation to Market?

We asked some of the leading idea people in business to define how new products, technologies and commodities come into being.
5 Tricks To Brainstorm Like It's Your Job
Brainstorming

5 Tricks To Brainstorm Like It's Your Job

A whiteboard session can lead to great results but you must take the process seriously.
Jimi Smoot
Faster Growth Equals Greater Complexity. Are Your Employees Ready for Change?
Change

Faster Growth Equals Greater Complexity. Are Your Employees Ready for Change?

Staffers open to a business evolving can help the organization better position itself for expansion.
Jim Alampi
Welcome to the Nimble Workplace of the Future, One Fostering Constant Change
Change management

Welcome to the Nimble Workplace of the Future, One Fostering Constant Change

Embrace a philosophy that encourages real-time collaboration and participation so your company will be a healthy player.
Avinoam Nowogrodski
WATCH: This Guy Flies Over Denver Wearing a Jetpack
Innovation

WATCH: This Guy Flies Over Denver Wearing a Jetpack

A tech startup stages an impressive stunt you have to see.
Jason Fell
Who Are the 25 Most Innovative Consumer Companies?
Innovation

Who Are the 25 Most Innovative Consumer Companies?

Investor crowdfunding site CircleUp seeks nominations for its list by July.
Ryan Caldbeck
These 20 Kids Just Got $100,000 to Drop Out of School. And They Want to Change Your Life.
Peter Thiel

These 20 Kids Just Got $100,000 to Drop Out of School. And They Want to Change Your Life.

From revolutionizing the way we manage email to curing cancer, the ambitions of the most recent group of Thiel Fellows belie their youth.
Catherine Clifford
FAA is Considering Lifting Drone Ban for Hollywood
Drones

FAA is Considering Lifting Drone Ban for Hollywood

The FAA is considering approving drone use for seven companies in the TV and film industry, which could open the door for exemptions in other industries.
Laura Entis