Innovators

News and Articles About Innovation

Android Co-Founder Andy Rubin to Leave Google
Android

Android Co-Founder Andy Rubin to Leave Google

Rubin will start a company to support startups interested in building technology-hardware products.
Bat-Like Technology Is Giving the 'White Cane' a Much-Deserved Upgrade
Far Out Tech

Bat-Like Technology Is Giving the 'White Cane' a Much-Deserved Upgrade

These ‘smart' canes use high-tech echolocation to help the visually impaired get around even better.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
A Shift at Google's Helm Might Not Be Enough to Deliver Exponential Growth
Change management

A Shift at Google's Helm Might Not Be Enough to Deliver Exponential Growth

Results can be improved with a heightened management focus on the continuous flow of strategic change. Drive responsibility for day-to-day operational revamping as far down in the organization as possible.
Tom Somodi
HP Tries Something New With 3-D Scanning Computer
Innovation

HP Tries Something New With 3-D Scanning Computer

The company hopes this new desktop computer, called Sprout, can rekindle industry interest.
Will the Workplace Lead Wearable Technology Adoption?
Wearable Tech

Will the Workplace Lead Wearable Technology Adoption?

Experts say adoption of wearables at work will outpace it at home thanks to improved safety, productivity, and collaboration.
BlackBerry CEO: Don't Be Tempted By Trendy, Popular Phones. Buy Ours Instead.
Innovation

BlackBerry CEO: Don't Be Tempted By Trendy, Popular Phones. Buy Ours Instead.

The struggling phone maker is setting up for the 'Classic,' a throwback to the BlackBerrys of yore.
Jason Fell
The Incredibly Fast Rise of Google's New Product Chief
Google

The Incredibly Fast Rise of Google's New Product Chief

A little-known and soft-spoken middle manager has become a clear No. 2 to Google CEO Larry Page. Here's how.
Miguel Helft
Peter Thiel on Competition, Brainwashing and Forging Your Own Path
If I Knew Then

Peter Thiel on Competition, Brainwashing and Forging Your Own Path

The controversial innovator and member of the 'PayPal mafia' talks about competition, the advantages young entrepreneurs have, what he is glad he didn't know when starting up.
Nina Zipkin
When Innovation Means Playing God
Leadership

When Innovation Means Playing God

Innovation is creation, and that has consequences. We need to understand that.
Ray Hennessey
Failure Is Not an Option. It's Required.
Failure

Failure Is Not an Option. It's Required.

A CEO explains the best way to react when a team member makes a mistake.
David Hassell
Richard Branson on the Value of Debate in Business Partnerships
business relationships

Richard Branson on the Value of Debate in Business Partnerships

To resolve conflicts with business partners, try humor, debate and when necessary, a strong drink.
Richard Branson
Google Co-Founder Larry Page to Step Back From Duties to Focus on 'Bigger Picture'
Leadership

Google Co-Founder Larry Page to Step Back From Duties to Focus on 'Bigger Picture'

Sundar Pichai will now oversee products such as search, maps, Google+, commerce, advertising and infrastructure.
To Be Successful, Do Only What Matters
Networking

To Be Successful, Do Only What Matters

Popular wisdom says your sphere of influence -- your communications and social network -- should be big. Popular wisdom is wrong.
Steve Tobak
3 Things to Know to Lead from the Bottom
Leadership

3 Things to Know to Lead from the Bottom

Before making a leap to a new company, figure out the workplace culture to know how best to have influence as a leader of change.
Steve VanderVeen