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Aereo CEO: 'We're on the Side of the Angels'
Aereo

Aereo CEO: 'We're on the Side of the Angels'

Aereo, which snatches over-the-air TV signals and streams them on the internet for a few dollars a month, is determined to prevail over the TV networks trying to bring it down.
Jason Ankeny
Entrepreneurs on the Moon, DNA Hacking and Real-Life Iron Man Gear
Far Out Tech

Entrepreneurs on the Moon, DNA Hacking and Real-Life Iron Man Gear

A roundup of the 10 most interesting new technologies that make us scratch our heads and say, 'What the heck?'
Jason Fell
Challenge Assumptions. Don't Be Afraid of Taking a Different Tack.
Leadership Qualities

Challenge Assumptions. Don't Be Afraid of Taking a Different Tack.

A former Microsoft COO says company leaders need to re-examine their core thinking and test out new approaches to not be left behind.
Bob Herbold
How to Be More Creative, Wherever You Work
Creativity

How to Be More Creative, Wherever You Work

One in three employed adults in the U.S. want to quit their job to pursue a more creative position. Here are five ways to get the creative juices flowing right now.
Kate Taylor
A Sustainable Social Enterprise Takes Business Savvy, and Heaps of Passion
Social Entrepreneurs

A Sustainable Social Enterprise Takes Business Savvy, and Heaps of Passion

An organization meeting altruistic as well financial goals needs committed leadership and direction. Here are four critical lessons for their chiefs.
David Van Andel
Stop, Drop and Apologize: Nest Halts Sales of Smoke Alarm Over Serious Flaw
Technology

Stop, Drop and Apologize: Nest Halts Sales of Smoke Alarm Over Serious Flaw

The Google-owned startup has halted sales of its hand-gestured smoke alarm because -- oops -- it might not go off during a real fire.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Top 10 Innovative Beauty Products That Will Change Your Morning Beauty Routine
Innovation

Top 10 Innovative Beauty Products That Will Change Your Morning Beauty Routine

Beauty marketing is dualistic. Some brands opt for all-natural messaging, with product ingredients picked fresh from the organic orchards; but increasingly, other brands are stressing science-based beauty products, manufactured fresh from the labs.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
4 Ways the 'New' Microsoft Is Dramatically Different From the 'Old' Microsoft
News and trends

4 Ways the 'New' Microsoft Is Dramatically Different From the 'Old' Microsoft

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, who took the reins two months ago, isn't wasting any time helping Microsoft play some serious catch-up.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
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
Innovating the Beauty Industry: How to Capitalize on Chem Labs and Engineering Firms
Innovation

Innovating the Beauty Industry: How to Capitalize on Chem Labs and Engineering Firms

Entrepreneurs are increasingly leveraging the fields of science and technology to create and promote products that promise a more beautiful you.
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
Square Market Now Takes Bitcoin Payments
Innovation

Square Market Now Takes Bitcoin Payments

Paying for cool indie gadgets and gear and artisanal food with the world's first digital cash just got easier. Well, sort of.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
10 Tips for Unleashing Your Creativity at Work
Innovation

10 Tips for Unleashing Your Creativity at Work

The magic process of idea generation is open to far more people than commonly thought.
Boland Jones
3 Biometrics Startups Heating Up the Password Security Race
Passwords

3 Biometrics Startups Heating Up the Password Security Race

A look at the young companies making it possible to unlock your tech with your face, heart, finger and voice.
Kim Lachance Shandrow