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Aereo to Supreme Court: Our Streaming TV Service 'Falls Squarely Within the Law'
Innovation

Aereo to Supreme Court: Our Streaming TV Service 'Falls Squarely Within the Law'

The bold startup once again slams big broadcasters for claiming its business model thrashes copyright laws, setting the tone for its defense in a federal court battle that begins next month.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Samsung's Bluetooth-Only 'Smart Bulb' Is a Bit Dim
Innovators

Samsung's Bluetooth-Only 'Smart Bulb' Is a Bit Dim

Better late than never. Kind of. The Korean electronics maker's dull-ish inaugural connected lightbulb doesn't exactly turn us on.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How This Innovative Startup Convinced Investors to Give It $30 Million
Finding Investors

How This Innovative Startup Convinced Investors to Give It $30 Million

The 34-year-old entrepreneur behind Hampton Creek wants to make eggs obsolete.
How Steve Jobs Blew Up the Rules of Branding
Branding 2014

How Steve Jobs Blew Up the Rules of Branding

By throwing out the approved checklist, Jobs got customers to meaningfully connect with the Apple brand.
The Balancing Act: Sharing Data Versus Guarding Trade Secrets
Collaborative Economy

The Balancing Act: Sharing Data Versus Guarding Trade Secrets

Companies are grappling with how to foster collaboration inside and outside the organization while protecting proprietary information.
Tianyi  Jiang
Honor Among Business Owners: These B Corps Are Building a New Code for Corporate America
Social Entrepreneurs

Honor Among Business Owners: These B Corps Are Building a New Code for Corporate America

Take care of your employees, give back to your community, be gentle on the environment and run a business. Sound like pie in the sky? It's not. Here are 10 companies that are doing it.
Catherine Clifford
Google Gets More Serious About Wearables With 'Android Wear'
Wearable Tech

Google Gets More Serious About Wearables With 'Android Wear'

The tech giant creates a a new platform for its expanding network of wearable devices.
Jason Fell

How Can I Tell If There Will Be Strong Demand for My Product?

Our expert explains how to find and take advantage of profitable markets
Christopher Hawker
Beyond Novelty: Architects in Amsterdam Are 3-D Printing an Entire House
3-D printing

Beyond Novelty: Architects in Amsterdam Are 3-D Printing an Entire House

If you can 3-D print smartphone cases and key chains, it appears that using the technology to create a real house is the logical next step.
Jason Fell
Keep Innovation Flowing as Your Startup Grows
Innovation

Keep Innovation Flowing as Your Startup Grows

Big companies can keep a lookout for new ideas. But managers need to listen to front-line employees.
Alan G. Robinson and Dean M. Schroeder
When Workers Own the Company
Retirement Planning

When Workers Own the Company

Research suggests that employee stock-ownership plans boost output and engagement. These 7 steps will help your company create one.
Michael Kling
How Warby Parker Used the Element of Surprise to Win Over Customers
If I Knew Then

How Warby Parker Used the Element of Surprise to Win Over Customers

Warby Parker Co-CEO and founder Neil Blumenthal explains how inspiration can come from the most unlikely sources.
Nina Zipkin
4 Steps to Ace an Early-Adopter Culture
Innovation

4 Steps to Ace an Early-Adopter Culture

Encourage your staff to be tech-forward. Give them the time and tools to experiment
Kelli Richards
While Everyone Else Saw a Parasite, This Man Saw a Marketable Product
Rebranding

While Everyone Else Saw a Parasite, This Man Saw a Marketable Product

One entrepreneur aims to transform the sea snails that have overrun the waters in his fishing town from pest to delicacy.
Laura Entis