Innovation

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Game of Drones: As U.S. Dithers on Regulations, Rivals Get a Head Start
Drones

Game of Drones: As U.S. Dithers on Regulations, Rivals Get a Head Start

It's likely to be a year or more before the FAA's regulations are in place - good news for companies operating outside the U.S.
How a Green Thumb Is Helping This Entrepreneur Earn Greenbacks
Gardening

How a Green Thumb Is Helping This Entrepreneur Earn Greenbacks

Smart Gardener brings ag-biz tech to the backyard.
Jodi Helmer
Solar-Powered Plane Completes First Leg of Journey Around the Globe
Innovation

Solar-Powered Plane Completes First Leg of Journey Around the Globe

The Solar Impulse has landed in Oman, completing the first of its 12-part world tour.
Catherine Clifford
Mercedes' Self-Driving Car Says Hello to San Francisco
Self-driving Cars

Mercedes' Self-Driving Car Says Hello to San Francisco

Excited to see the futuristic-looking car, people take to social media to share their pictures.
Jason Fell
The Book Biz Stone Wants You to Read
60 Second Solutions

The Book Biz Stone Wants You to Read

Twitter's co-founder plays 'Finish This Sentence,' sharing what he's reading, how he unwinds and the characteristics all innovation must share.
Nina Zipkin
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Self-Driving Cars Could Generate Billions in Revenue
Self-driving Cars

Self-Driving Cars Could Generate Billions in Revenue

A new study says revenue could come from mobile internet services and products, even if occupants spend only a fraction of their free time on the web.
When It Comes to Innovation, Here are 7 Mistakes People Make
Innovation

When It Comes to Innovation, Here are 7 Mistakes People Make

While many entrepreneurs want to grow their business and offer products with a competitive edge, they neglect techniques and systems that generate a flood of valuable ideas.
Steve Sponseller
The Virtual Reality Headset That's More Immersive Than Oculus Rift
Virtual Reality

The Virtual Reality Headset That's More Immersive Than Oculus Rift

Virtual reality goes high-definition courtesy of a new company in Prague.
Here's a Reminder: Laughter Makes Meetings Better
Productivity

Here's a Reminder: Laughter Makes Meetings Better

Group rapport and camaraderie translates to innovation, creativity and new solutions.
Nina Zipkin
Soon You'll Be Able to Buy IKEA Furniture That Charges Your Electronics Wirelessly
IKEA

Soon You'll Be Able to Buy IKEA Furniture That Charges Your Electronics Wirelessly

Although sadly, the furniture won't charge iPhones.
Laura Entis
How This Company Is Helping Entrepreneurs Use 3-D Printing
3D Printers

How This Company Is Helping Entrepreneurs Use 3-D Printing

Armed with a 3-D printer, this company helps entrepreneurs bring their dreams to life.
Why We Invested in AlleyNYC
Alleynyc

Why We Invested in AlleyNYC

Co-working space AlleyNYC recently raised $16 million in a round we participated in. Here's our reasoning.
Ray Hennessey
Move Beyond Just Managing Into the Fertile Turf of Mentorship
Mentoring

Move Beyond Just Managing Into the Fertile Turf of Mentorship

Business leaders can empower employees to be entrepreneurial, test out new ideas and spread a culture of innovation.
Brant Cooper
Elon Musk's Hyperloop Moves Closer to Becoming Reality
Hyperloop

Elon Musk's Hyperloop Moves Closer to Becoming Reality

This time, a company wants to build it over a five-mile stretch in California.
Phil LeBeau