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Hypochondriac's Dream: Sickweather App Tells You Where Germs Lurk Near You
Mobile Apps

Hypochondriac's Dream: Sickweather App Tells You Where Germs Lurk Near You

The nosy iPhone app that snoops your Twitter and Facebook circles for local illness reports is nothing to sneeze at.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
9 Entrepreneurs Reveal How They Validated Their Business Idea
Business Ideas

9 Entrepreneurs Reveal How They Validated Their Business Idea

The author of a new book tells how several inventive types tested their product's premise. A catchy concept won't score profits for a startup if no one wants the device.
Anand Srinivasan
5 Tips to Becoming a Disruptive Entrepreneur
Innovation

5 Tips to Becoming a Disruptive Entrepreneur

Startups can now begin life with products that are better and cheaper than those of incumbents. Learn what you can do to set this in motion.
Larry Downes and Paul Nunes
This New Coffee Lid Is All About the Aroma
Coffee

This New Coffee Lid Is All About the Aroma

A new kind of plastic lid promises to give coffee drinkers a stronger whiff of their beverage.
Facebook Buys Popular Fitness-Tracker App So It Can Know Even More About You
Facebook

Facebook Buys Popular Fitness-Tracker App So It Can Know Even More About You

With its acquisition of Moves, the social network is getting into the fitness-tracking game alongside Fitbit and Nike.
Nina Zipkin
Disrupting Behavior: 4 Companies Boosting Business By Changing Behaviors
Innovation

Disrupting Behavior: 4 Companies Boosting Business By Changing Behaviors

These entrepreneurs found opportunity in changing our most ingrained habits.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Change Habits, Change Your Industry
Innovation

Change Habits, Change Your Industry

Experts explain how understanding how humans create new habits can accelerate the adoption of your new tool or service into the mainstream.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Hottest of the Hot: The Most Exciting Trends in Innovation Right Now
Innovation

Hottest of the Hot: The Most Exciting Trends in Innovation Right Now

At the launch of Tribeca Film Festival's Innovation Week, a panel of leaders in NYC talked about what excites them most right now. Answers ranged from a crowdfunded virtual reality headset to a new way to think about our own identities.
Catherine Clifford
Tech, Food & Transportation: How Life Has Changed Since the 1964 World's Fair
Innovation

Tech, Food & Transportation: How Life Has Changed Since the 1964 World's Fair

In 50 years' worth of innovation, much has changed. But in some ways, the more things change, the more they stay the same.
Nina Zipkin
The Next Big Thing: Embeddable Tech?
Wearable Tech

The Next Big Thing: Embeddable Tech?

When asked about the future of wearable technology, tech enthusiast Veronica Belmont says she is more excited about 'embeddable' tech. Here's why.
Jason Fell
A Small Smartphone Startup Is Going Guerilla to Get Some Big-Time Attention
Smartphones

A Small Smartphone Startup Is Going Guerilla to Get Some Big-Time Attention

You might not have heard of this company before. But that might soon change. It's using guerilla-style marketing to aggressively get the word out about its forthcoming Android-based smartphone.
Noah Kravitz
Steve Jobs' 13 Most Inspiring Quotes
Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs' 13 Most Inspiring Quotes

A roundup of some of the Apple co-founder's thought-provoking words, collected from various interviews and speeches.
At This Business Conference, Roasted Marshmallows Replace Cell Phones
Conferences

At This Business Conference, Roasted Marshmallows Replace Cell Phones

Sonja Rasula was tired of boring business conferences. So, she used her summer camp memories as a launch pad for CAMP, a new kind of networking event for adults.
Kate Taylor
A Highway Illuminated by Glow in the Dark Paint, Not Streetlights
Far Out Tech

A Highway Illuminated by Glow in the Dark Paint, Not Streetlights

You may have heard of the smart car, but what about a smart highway?
Laura Entis