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Here's Elon Musk's Plan to Deliver Internet Access to Billions
Elon Musk

Here's Elon Musk's Plan to Deliver Internet Access to Billions

It involves sending a network of 700 lightweight satellites into space.
Laura Entis
This Barber-Turned-Entrepreneur Is Cashing In on the California Drought by Painting Dead Grass Green
Innovation

This Barber-Turned-Entrepreneur Is Cashing In on the California Drought by Painting Dead Grass Green

Drew McClellan has carved out a thriving business sprucing up lawns as California closes in on its third driest year on record.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Here's How to Get a Sneak Peek at the New Skype Translator
Communication strategies

Here's How to Get a Sneak Peek at the New Skype Translator

Microsoft just rolled out its new Skype translator, but it isn't available to just anyone.
Nina Zipkin
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