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Startups Are Giving the Bedroom a Makeover
Disruption

Startups Are Giving the Bedroom a Makeover

With traditional retailers merging and ecommerce startups growing quickly, this particular industry isn't getting much sleep these days.
Gabrielle Karol
Underdogs Can't Win Being Copycats
Innovation

Underdogs Can't Win Being Copycats

Don't just look at the current best in your industry and do what they do. Try to be the best you, but feel free to borrow from unlikely sources.
John Brubaker
Self-Healing Phones? Try Roads That Fix Themselves.
Far Out Tech

Self-Healing Phones? Try Roads That Fix Themselves.

What if a road existed that never had a crack or a pothole? Science might have a solution.
Jason Fell
Finding Clients Who Are Open to Innovation Even in Risk-Averse Markets
Innovation

Finding Clients Who Are Open to Innovation Even in Risk-Averse Markets

When the purchasing decision chain is full of doubters, these tips can help you woo more customers.
David Peto
Trouble for Tesla? Stock Falls on Analyst Concerns.
Tesla

Trouble for Tesla? Stock Falls on Analyst Concerns.

Some suggest the electric car company's shares had risen for the wrong reasons.
Investors and Customers Aren't So Impressed By Shiny New Tech
Investors

Investors and Customers Aren't So Impressed By Shiny New Tech

Unless your product is truly disruptive or you have bags of cash, don't bother bringing it to market. Instead, solve a real-world problem.
Martin Zwilling
Regulator-Innovator Tug-of-War: California Warns Uber, Lyft and Sidecar on Carpooling
Ridesharing Apps

Regulator-Innovator Tug-of-War: California Warns Uber, Lyft and Sidecar on Carpooling

The ride-hailing apps have been told that they are in violation of state law by offering carpooling services for money.
Catherine Clifford
Want to Run Faster? This Old-School Concept Might Hold the Answer.
Far Out Tech

Want to Run Faster? This Old-School Concept Might Hold the Answer.

You have to see this new take on the traditional jetpack.
Jason Fell
To Solve Big Problems, Assume Everything Is Wrong and Ask Dumb Questions
Problem Solving

To Solve Big Problems, Assume Everything Is Wrong and Ask Dumb Questions

Rather than play the game you're expected to play, play a new one.
Shane Snow
Patent Reform and the Future of Innovation
Innovation

Patent Reform and the Future of Innovation

Many assert that patent trolls are costing the U.S. economy billions of dollars, inhibiting innovation. The solution, however, is not so clear.
Louis Foreman
3 Entrepreneurial Lessons to Learn From Kanye West
Music

3 Entrepreneurial Lessons to Learn From Kanye West

The innovators in music world are teaching young Americans some basics about breaking out on their own.
Eric M. Ruiz
Apple May Scoop Up This Struggling Social Network
Social Media

Apple May Scoop Up This Struggling Social Network

It has been reported that Apple is looking to give social another shot by acquiring this startup.
Nina Zipkin
Sorry, the Apple Watch Is No Game Changer
Innovation

Sorry, the Apple Watch Is No Game Changer

It's something new, but don't put it in the same league with the iPod, iPhone or iPad.
Jason Fell
How Customer Feedback Can Stymie Innovation
Innovation

How Customer Feedback Can Stymie Innovation

Empathetically observing customers use your product to solve their problem yields far better innovative ideas than simply asking for suggestions.