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5 Key Milestones in Facebook's History
Technology

5 Key Milestones in Facebook's History

On Facebook's 10th birthday, founder Mark Zuckerberg wants the social network to be relevant to everyone, not just the teens who were among its first users.
Katrina Bishop
On Facebook's 10th Birthday, Mark Zuckerberg Reflects on the Long Journey of Creating a Social Media Powerhouse
Marketing

On Facebook's 10th Birthday, Mark Zuckerberg Reflects on the Long Journey of Creating a Social Media Powerhouse

In an exclusive interview with the 'Today' show, Zuckerberg says Facebook remains focused on its next big move.
Jason Fell
The 10 Must-Have Ingredients for a Successful Invention
Growth Strategies

The 10 Must-Have Ingredients for a Successful Invention

While many people believe they have the next million-dollar idea, in reality their vision could be a total dud. Here are 10 things needed to make your invention a success.
Christopher Hawker
Ever Heard of a Patent Map? They Can Help Predict the Future.
Growth Strategies

Ever Heard of a Patent Map? They Can Help Predict the Future.

By presenting dense technical text in a simple visual format, patent maps can be efficient tools for reading a competitive landscape, preforming due diligence and even forecasting upcoming trends.
Laura Entis
9 Reasons Why Most Startups Fail
Starting a Business

9 Reasons Why Most Startups Fail

There are all sorts of pitfalls for entrepreneurs. These are the ones that trip up the majority of startup founders.
Steve Tobak
Why a Dog-Eat-Dog Mentality Doesn't Work
Growth Strategies

Why a Dog-Eat-Dog Mentality Doesn't Work

Thinking that you have to annihilate your competitors to dominate your industry may not be the best approach to scale your company. Here is why.
Greg Connolly
How the Timbuk2 Brand Went From Basement to Famous
Marketing

How the Timbuk2 Brand Went From Basement to Famous

To scale his bag company Timbuk2, the founder had to keep his startup mentality when growing his brand.
Melanie Spring
Google Just Made 'Glass' More Useful, Less Dorky
Technology

Google Just Made 'Glass' More Useful, Less Dorky

New 'Titanium Collection' pairs the internet-connected device with stylish prescription glasses and sunglasses.
Jason Fell
The Latest Wearable Tech Buzz: It's For the Bees
Technology

The Latest Wearable Tech Buzz: It's For the Bees

One might wonder how a scientist would go about attaching anything to a tiny, buzzing insect. The answer might surprise you.
Katherine Gray
Kid Inventor Whose Marshmallow Launcher Impressed Obama Gets VIP Ticket to State of the Union
Leadership

Kid Inventor Whose Marshmallow Launcher Impressed Obama Gets VIP Ticket to State of the Union

Joey Hudy wowed President Obama at the White House Science Fair and has since secured a spot as Intel's youngest intern.
Catherine Clifford
On the Mac's 30th Birthday, Apple Does Some Horn Tooting
Technology

On the Mac's 30th Birthday, Apple Does Some Horn Tooting

The often tight-lipped company is having a relatively effusive celebration to mark three decades of its game-changing computer. It's even asking for some fan input.
8 Ways the 'Internet of Things' Will Impact Your Everyday Life
Technology

8 Ways the 'Internet of Things' Will Impact Your Everyday Life

From scheduling oil changes to monitoring you baby's health, new sensors will make your life easier to track in the next few years.
Puneet Mehta
Afraid of Sharks? No Problem. Just Check Twitter.
Marketing

Afraid of Sharks? No Problem. Just Check Twitter.

Scientists in Western Australia have outfitted more than 320 sharks with transmitters that trigger warning tweets when they arrive within one kilometer of popular beaches.
Geoff Weiss