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Claim to Be the Uber of X. Enliven Your Company With the Right Analogy.
Business Models

Claim to Be the Uber of X. Enliven Your Company With the Right Analogy.

Give your startup some inspiration by modeling it after a successful enterprise. This will help you explain your business to outsiders and provide insights for future direction.
Miles Jennings
Kickstarter Campaign for 'World's First Real Hoverboard' Launches Today
Innovation

Kickstarter Campaign for 'World's First Real Hoverboard' Launches Today

While the hoverboard's actual capabilities are limited, the project is intended to get people interested in applications for hover technology that extend beyond the board.
Laura Entis
The Idea vs. Execution Debate: Why Ideas Are Everything
Leadership

The Idea vs. Execution Debate: Why Ideas Are Everything

Leonardo da Vinci never stopped exploring and challenging conventional wisdom. And neither should you.
Amy Cosper
How Android TV Is a (Video) Game Changer
Video Games

How Android TV Is a (Video) Game Changer

The man behind Google's first foray into the set-top business discusses how gaming will evolve.
John Gaudiosi
'Give People What They Need': Why Russell Simmons Is Going All Digital
Russell Simmons

'Give People What They Need': Why Russell Simmons Is Going All Digital

This mogul launched hip-hop's biggest entertainers of the past thirty years and has a new plan to discover the next generation of MCs and lyricists.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Google Tests Waters for Potential Ultra-Fast Wireless Service
Wireless

Google Tests Waters for Potential Ultra-Fast Wireless Service

Wireless experts note that the tests could simply be basic research that does not ultimately lead to new products or services.
Where Does Innovation Come From?
Innovation

Where Does Innovation Come From?

A lot of people tell you they can provide innovation. Hogwash. It's all about you.
Steve Tobak
Advanced Tech Firm Lockheed Martin Says Breakthrough Made on Fusion Energy Project
Innovation

Advanced Tech Firm Lockheed Martin Says Breakthrough Made on Fusion Energy Project

The tech giant has developed a power source based on nuclear fusion, and the first reactors, small enough to fit on the back of a truck, could be ready for use in a decade.
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