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News and Articles About Innovation

Martha Stewart: America Needs More Entrepreneurs
Martha Stewart

Martha Stewart: America Needs More Entrepreneurs

We speak with the TV personality and lifestyle icon about inspiration, motivation and the drive to start and grow a business of your own.
Jason Fell
Why U.S. Innovation Needs China to Achieve the Next Technology Mega-Trend
Internet of Things

Why U.S. Innovation Needs China to Achieve the Next Technology Mega-Trend

Building the Internet of Things will require a much deeper collaboration of the US tech industry and Chinese manufacturers than simply outsourcing.
Masanari Arai
Are Trains and Self-Driving Cars Headed for a (Political) Collision?
Innovation

Are Trains and Self-Driving Cars Headed for a (Political) Collision?

The promise of autonomous vehicles is becoming a talking point for opponents of mass transit systems.
David Z. Morris
The World Needs More of Richard Branson's 'Hubris'
Richard Branson

The World Needs More of Richard Branson's 'Hubris'

The criticism of Sir Richard Branson's role in the SpaceShipTwo crash is a knock on entrepreneurship itself.
Ray Hennessey
This Could Be Why the Virgin Galactic Spaceship Crashed
Virgin Galactic

This Could Be Why the Virgin Galactic Spaceship Crashed

Investigators say a key function of the craft deployed early.
Android Co-Founder Andy Rubin to Leave Google
Android

Android Co-Founder Andy Rubin to Leave Google

Rubin will start a company to support startups interested in building technology-hardware products.
Bat-Like Technology Is Giving the 'White Cane' a Much-Deserved Upgrade
Far Out Tech

Bat-Like Technology Is Giving the 'White Cane' a Much-Deserved Upgrade

These ‘smart' canes use high-tech echolocation to help the visually impaired get around even better.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
A Shift at Google's Helm Might Not Be Enough to Deliver Exponential Growth
Change management

A Shift at Google's Helm Might Not Be Enough to Deliver Exponential Growth

Results can be improved with a heightened management focus on the continuous flow of strategic change. Drive responsibility for day-to-day operational revamping as far down in the organization as possible.
Tom Somodi
HP Tries Something New With 3-D Scanning Computer
Innovation

HP Tries Something New With 3-D Scanning Computer

The company hopes this new desktop computer, called Sprout, can rekindle industry interest.
Will the Workplace Lead Wearable Technology Adoption?
Wearable Tech

Will the Workplace Lead Wearable Technology Adoption?

Experts say adoption of wearables at work will outpace it at home thanks to improved safety, productivity, and collaboration.
BlackBerry CEO: Don't Be Tempted By Trendy, Popular Phones. Buy Ours Instead.
Innovation

BlackBerry CEO: Don't Be Tempted By Trendy, Popular Phones. Buy Ours Instead.

The struggling phone maker is setting up for the 'Classic,' a throwback to the BlackBerrys of yore.
Jason Fell
The Incredibly Fast Rise of Google's New Product Chief
Google

The Incredibly Fast Rise of Google's New Product Chief

A little-known and soft-spoken middle manager has become a clear No. 2 to Google CEO Larry Page. Here's how.
Miguel Helft
Peter Thiel on Competition, Brainwashing and Forging Your Own Path
If I Knew Then

Peter Thiel on Competition, Brainwashing and Forging Your Own Path

The controversial innovator and member of the 'PayPal mafia' talks about competition, the advantages young entrepreneurs have, what he is glad he didn't know when starting up.
Nina Zipkin
When Innovation Means Playing God
Innovation

When Innovation Means Playing God

Innovation is creation, and that has consequences. We need to understand that.
Ray Hennessey