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With New Roastery, Starbucks Wants to be the 'Willy Wonka of Coffee'
Starbucks

With New Roastery, Starbucks Wants to be the 'Willy Wonka of Coffee'

Starbucks just opened a deluxe location with a behind-the-scenes look at the process of making premium coffee.
Kate Taylor
Scientists to Search for Earth-Like Planets with World's Largest Telescope
Innovation

Scientists to Search for Earth-Like Planets with World's Largest Telescope

Funds have been secured for the appropriately named 'European Extremely Large Telescope.'
Nina Zipkin
Peer Farther Into the Future to See Opportunity Before Your Competition Does
Innovation

Peer Farther Into the Future to See Opportunity Before Your Competition Does

Tectonic shifts in technology inevitably come with unforeseen problems. Whoever sees, and solves, first will have the market to themselves.
Steve Sponseller
Take Precautions on the Alluring, Sexy and Mysterious Path of Innovation
Innovation

Take Precautions on the Alluring, Sexy and Mysterious Path of Innovation

Creating the right mindset, understanding the reality of invention, double-checking your ego and developing a sense of timing will help you move from having a worthy thought to fulfilling its promise.
Mike Watson
Stephen Hawking: Artificial Intelligence Could 'End the Human Race'
Artificial Intelligence

Stephen Hawking: Artificial Intelligence Could 'End the Human Race'

In a recent interview, the scientist said that if gone unchecked, AI could 'supersede' mankind.
Nina Zipkin
3 Millionaire Entrepreneurs You Probably Haven't Heard Of (and How They Did It)
Success Stories

3 Millionaire Entrepreneurs You Probably Haven't Heard Of (and How They Did It)

There are plenty of lesser-known successes out there that can teach you a lot.
Sujan Patel
Google Isn't the Only One Working on a Modular Smartphone
Smartphones

Google Isn't the Only One Working on a Modular Smartphone

A company called Circular Devices has created something it calls the 'Puzzlephone.'
Carly Okyle
OK, Explorers: A New Version of Google Glass Is Coming Next Year
Google Glass

OK, Explorers: A New Version of Google Glass Is Coming Next Year

Google's wearable face computer isn't dead yet.
Laura Entis
Tunnel Vision Will Kill Your Business
Leadership

Tunnel Vision Will Kill Your Business

For any business to grow, it must change with the times.
Tom Borg
The Fitting Room of the Future Has Arrived
Far Out Tech

The Fitting Room of the Future Has Arrived

One major retailer is testing out full-length dressing room mirrors that double as websites as tech invades yet another sphere of shopping.
Phil Wahba
For Commercial Drones, the Biggest Questions Remain Unanswered
Drones

For Commercial Drones, the Biggest Questions Remain Unanswered

A legal victory by the FAA and new rumors about pending drone rules bring some clarity to the commercial drone industry, much of it unwelcome.
Clay Dillow
Recharge Your Phone in 30 Seconds? This Startup Says It Can.
Smartphones

Recharge Your Phone in 30 Seconds? This Startup Says It Can.

A nanotech company says it has developed technology that can charge a mobile phone in a few seconds and an electric car in minutes.
The 12 Worst Apple Products of All Time
Apple

The 12 Worst Apple Products of All Time

The California tech giant hasn't always been a synonym for success.
Leverage Emotion to Design a Product They Can't Live Without
Innovation

Leverage Emotion to Design a Product They Can't Live Without

Every addicting product or service shares certain essential qualities. Here's author Nir Eyal's primer on why maximizing habit-forming triggers is so important.
Carly Okyle