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WATCH: A Tesla Model S Drives Itself
Innovation

WATCH: A Tesla Model S Drives Itself

A video demostration of Tesla's smart automated driving system.
Jason Fell
Major Financial Services Company Considers Using Drones in Inventive Way
Drones

Major Financial Services Company Considers Using Drones in Inventive Way

It's all about getting the job done faster and more efficiently, if the FAA grants approval, that is.
Elon Musk's Tesla Takes First Step Toward Automated Driving
Innovation

Elon Musk's Tesla Takes First Step Toward Automated Driving

The company took its first step toward automated driving, introducing features that will allow its electric sedan to park itself and sense dangerous situations.
It's a Bird. It's a Plane. No, It's a Flying Car (Finally)!
Far Out Tech

It's a Bird. It's a Plane. No, It's a Flying Car (Finally)!

Fasten your seat belts and forget about tray tables. This driving-flying machine is ready for takeoff.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Stuck? 5 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Gain a Fresh Perspective.
Innovation

Stuck? 5 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Gain a Fresh Perspective.

For those struggling to innovate, here are five ways entrepreneurs can start identifying new ideas that can rapidly accelerate their business.
Steve Sponseller
Plastc Wants to Reinvent the Wallet with All-In-One Smart Card
Mobile Payments

Plastc Wants to Reinvent the Wallet with All-In-One Smart Card

What does this one-size-fits-all card mean for the mobile-payments landscape?
Nina Zipkin
Google May Be Developing 'Lego-Like' Video Screens
Innovation

Google May Be Developing 'Lego-Like' Video Screens

The top-secret project is reportedly the latest to come out of Google's 'moonshot' division for futuristic initiatives like the self-driving car.
Benjamin Kabin
Nobel Prize for Physics Goes to Inventors of Low-Energy LED Light
Inventions

Nobel Prize for Physics Goes to Inventors of Low-Energy LED Light

An American and two Japanese scientists won the 2014 prize for inventing a new energy-efficient and environment-friendly light source.
7 Ways to Unlock Your Company's Creative Juices
Entrepreneurs

7 Ways to Unlock Your Company's Creative Juices

If entrepreneurial companies are to thrive, then creativity has to become a major component of their DNA.
Maite Baron
Jump-Start Technology Adoption Through These 3 Steps
Technology

Jump-Start Technology Adoption Through These 3 Steps

Entrepreneurs need to make it easier for potential clients to experiment with products and innovations when considering their purchase.
Steve Andriole
Uber Picks Up Lyft's Former COO
Ridesharing Apps

Uber Picks Up Lyft's Former COO

Travis VanderZanden left one San Francisco-based ridesharing company for another.
Catherine Clifford
Discovering of Brain's GPS Takes Home Nobel Prize in Medicine
Innovation

Discovering of Brain's GPS Takes Home Nobel Prize in Medicine

John O'Keefe, Mary-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser discovered place and grid cells, which help us navigate space and build mental maps of our surroundings – a major breakthrough for Alzheimer's research.
Carly Okyle
Who Will Step Up and Disrupt the Real Estate Industry?
Real estate

Who Will Step Up and Disrupt the Real Estate Industry?

Much like the media, taxi and hotel industries before it, smart entrepreneurs can and will inject new ideas and technology into a traditional market.
Brenton Hayden
Shake Things Up and Keep Business Stagnation at Bay
Inspiration

Shake Things Up and Keep Business Stagnation at Bay

Stave off a business slump. Steer clear of a rut by seeking new inspiration with these four approaches.
Kate Swoboda