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Innovators, Watch Out for These Invention Killers
Inventions

Innovators, Watch Out for These Invention Killers

Don't be caught off-kilter by unexpected roadblocks and setbacks. Acquaint yourself with these keys for ushering new products into the marketplace.
Louis Foreman
These Two Innovative Diagnostic Devices Just Scored Big Funding
Innovation

These Two Innovative Diagnostic Devices Just Scored Big Funding

One is for early detection of ovarian cancer, the other is a microendoscope that gynecologists can use in their exam rooms. Both aim to make a difference in patients' lives.
Michelle Goodman
Will This App Fundamentally Change the Way We Take Photos?
Innovation

Will This App Fundamentally Change the Way We Take Photos?

Vhoto's proprietary technology automatically finds amazing photos hidden inside your videos.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
With $6.4 Million in New Funding, This 3-D Printed Insole Maker Is Looking Hot
3-D printing

With $6.4 Million in New Funding, This 3-D Printed Insole Maker Is Looking Hot

3-D printing's power lies not in its ability to create novelty items, but to lower the cost of customization.
Laura Entis
Hypochondriac's Dream: Sickweather App Tells You Where Germs Lurk Near You
Mobile Apps

Hypochondriac's Dream: Sickweather App Tells You Where Germs Lurk Near You

The nosy iPhone app that snoops your Twitter and Facebook circles for local illness reports is nothing to sneeze at.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
9 Entrepreneurs Reveal How They Validated Their Business Idea
Business Ideas

9 Entrepreneurs Reveal How They Validated Their Business Idea

The author of a new book tells how several inventive types tested their product's premise. A catchy concept won't score profits for a startup if no one wants the device.
Anand Srinivasan
5 Tips to Becoming a Disruptive Entrepreneur
Innovation

5 Tips to Becoming a Disruptive Entrepreneur

Startups can now begin life with products that are better and cheaper than those of incumbents. Learn what you can do to set this in motion.
Larry Downes and Paul Nunes
This New Coffee Lid Is All About the Aroma
Coffee

This New Coffee Lid Is All About the Aroma

A new kind of plastic lid promises to give coffee drinkers a stronger whiff of their beverage.
Facebook Buys Popular Fitness-Tracker App So It Can Know Even More About You
Facebook

Facebook Buys Popular Fitness-Tracker App So It Can Know Even More About You

With its acquisition of Moves, the social network is getting into the fitness-tracking game alongside Fitbit and Nike.
Nina Zipkin
Disrupting Behavior: 4 Companies Boosting Business By Changing Behaviors
Innovation

Disrupting Behavior: 4 Companies Boosting Business By Changing Behaviors

These entrepreneurs found opportunity in changing our most ingrained habits.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Change Habits, Change Your Industry
Innovation

Change Habits, Change Your Industry

Experts explain how understanding how humans create new habits can accelerate the adoption of your new tool or service into the mainstream.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Hottest of the Hot: The Most Exciting Trends in Innovation Right Now
Leadership

Hottest of the Hot: The Most Exciting Trends in Innovation Right Now

At the launch of Tribeca Film Festival's Innovation Week, a panel of leaders in NYC talked about what excites them most right now. Answers ranged from a crowdfunded virtual reality headset to a new way to think about our own identities.
Catherine Clifford
Tech, Food & Transportation: How Life Has Changed Since the 1964 World's Fair
Innovation

Tech, Food & Transportation: How Life Has Changed Since the 1964 World's Fair

In 50 years' worth of innovation, much has changed. But in some ways, the more things change, the more they stay the same.
Nina Zipkin
The Next Big Thing: Embeddable Tech?
Wearable Tech

The Next Big Thing: Embeddable Tech?

When asked about the future of wearable technology, tech enthusiast Veronica Belmont says she is more excited about 'embeddable' tech. Here's why.
Jason Fell