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FDA Approves First Mind-Controlled Prosthetic Arm
Far Out Tech

FDA Approves First Mind-Controlled Prosthetic Arm

The arm allows amputees to perform once impossible tasks, like using a zipper and picking up delicate objects like grapes and eggs.
Laura Entis
Check This: Solar Cells the Size of a Pencil Point
Solar Energy

Check This: Solar Cells the Size of a Pencil Point

A North Carolina-based company says it has produced the world's most efficient solar cells -- and they're the size of the period at the end of this sentence.
Gabrielle Karol
This Crazy, High-Tech Billboard Does More Than Just Display Ads
Far Out Tech

This Crazy, High-Tech Billboard Does More Than Just Display Ads

Get this: An innovative billboard from a university in Peru cleans the air around it. Yup.
Nina Zipkin
Achieve the 'Innovation Mindset' With These 8 Keys
Innovation

Achieve the 'Innovation Mindset' With These 8 Keys

It takes creativity and moxie to address issues such as turning around large companies or launching groundbreaking products.
Paul Hsu
Richard Branson on Challenging Goliath
Richard Branson

Richard Branson on Challenging Goliath

Before you take on a giant corporation, make sure you know exactly what you're up against.
Richard Branson
 Why Inclusive Workplaces Drive More Innovation and Better Performance
Leadership Qualities

Why Inclusive Workplaces Drive More Innovation and Better Performance

Four key leadership behaviors can predict whether employees feel engaged, according to a new report studying six countries released today by Catalyst.
Elizabeth Salib
Google X Chief: We're Using Technology to Get Technology Out of the Way
Google

Google X Chief: We're Using Technology to Get Technology Out of the Way

Astro Teller, the man behind Google Glass, says technology is at its best when it reaches a level of invisibility in our lives.
Benjamin Kabin
No Sci-Fi Here: Your Own Personal Robot Is Coming
Trep Talk

No Sci-Fi Here: Your Own Personal Robot Is Coming

Brian David Johnson, Intel's futurist, talks to Entrepreneur.com about Jimmy, his 3-D printable, open-source robot, and why he thinks everyone will have their own Jimmy in the future.
Catherine Clifford
20 Tips to Becoming a Peak-Performing Business Leader
Exercise

20 Tips to Becoming a Peak-Performing Business Leader

Spring training Iasts just a few weeks for baseball players. But startup professionals must test their physical and mental strength year-round to remain innovative and overcome cyclical business problems.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
The 4 Things Every Customer Wants
Customer Loyalty

The 4 Things Every Customer Wants

Shoppers these days get terrific service in certain pockets of their life and use those experiences to judge every sales interaction. With today's smart buyers, how do marketers keep up?
Chip R. Bell
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