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Inventor of the Cronut Reveals His Latest Creation
Food Businesses

Inventor of the Cronut Reveals His Latest Creation

The quirky chef will debut his Chocolate Chip Cookie Milk Shots exclusively this weekend at SXSW, but may soon sell them at his New York City bakery.
Geoff Weiss
Innovation: Small Businesses Live It, Big Businesses Buy It
Innovation

Innovation: Small Businesses Live It, Big Businesses Buy It

Startups are constantly needing to innovate to stay alive in the dog-eat-dog world of entrepreneurship. Large corporations are taking notice and looking for opportunities to capitalize on new concepts and ideas.
Mike Templeman
This Viral Hoverboard Video Looks Ridiculously Awesome -- Yet Sadly Fake
Innovation

This Viral Hoverboard Video Looks Ridiculously Awesome -- Yet Sadly Fake

A 'startup' called HUVr Tech shows off its crazy technology. Oh right, it's probably just a hoax. Darn.
Jason Fell
These Entrepreneurs Raised Almost $40,000 for Their 'No-Sock' Socks
Starting a Business

These Entrepreneurs Raised Almost $40,000 for Their 'No-Sock' Socks

Two brothers from Idaho have come up with an alternative to the sock that prevents your shoes from stinking and still gives you a stylish, no-sock look.
Catherine Clifford
U.S. Army Developing a Real Live 'Iron Man' Suit
Innovation

U.S. Army Developing a Real Live 'Iron Man' Suit

During a White House event for innovation in manufacturing, President Obama let the cat out of the bag. Or did he?
Nina Zipkin
In Aereo's Battle With Broadcasters, Justice Department Picks a Side
Aereo

In Aereo's Battle With Broadcasters, Justice Department Picks a Side

The digital TV startup faces some additional hurdles as it continues to expand.
Jason Fell
From Relic to Beacon: Brooklyn Navy Yard Gets New Life as Cutting-Edge Manufacturing Hub
Entrepreneurs

From Relic to Beacon: Brooklyn Navy Yard Gets New Life as Cutting-Edge Manufacturing Hub

Thanks to a collaboration of public and private resources, one of the old 84,000-square-foot warehouses flanking the East River in New York City is being renovated and transformed.
Catherine Clifford
Could Your Future Smartphone Help You Read Faster?
Technology

Could Your Future Smartphone Help You Read Faster?

Boston-based startup Spritz has introduced a new speed-reading format that will reportedly be available on Samsung's forthcoming Gear 2 smartwatch and Galaxy S5 smartphone.
Geoff Weiss
How Drones Are Changing the Way We Do Business
Drones

How Drones Are Changing the Way We Do Business

From filmmaking to sales, unmanned aerial vehicles are transforming how businesses operate and grow.
Nina Zipkin
Richard Branson on Why Leading Means Listening
Richard Branson

Richard Branson on Why Leading Means Listening

Any organization's best assets are its people so start paying attention to what your employees are saying.
Richard Branson
How to Survive South By Southwest
SXSW 2014

How to Survive South By Southwest

A veteran attendee shares his tips on making the most of this tech and networking festival.
Bryan Keplesky
Do You Text While Walking? This App Wants to Save Your Life.
Apps

Do You Text While Walking? This App Wants to Save Your Life.

This Android app has been designed to stop you from mindlessly strolling into oncoming traffic while walking like a zombie with a smartphone in your hand.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Keep That Startup Spark Alive by Following Your Constant
Growth Strategies

Keep That Startup Spark Alive by Following Your Constant

Once your company has seen some success, figuring out what to do next is all about three variables.
Hunter Thurman
This New App Can Give Your Eyes a Workout and Improve Your Vision
Apps

This New App Can Give Your Eyes a Workout and Improve Your Vision

Staring at screens can hurt your vision, but the UltimEyes app aims to do the exact opposite.
Katherine Gray