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Internet Activists Plan Day of Action to Protest Mass Surveillance

Internet Activists Plan Day of Action to Protest Mass Surveillance

Members of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Demand Progress and activists at large will mobilize on Feb. 11 to protest the NSA's surveillance tactics.
10 Thoughts on Tech, Trends and Innovation at CES 2014

10 Thoughts on Tech, Trends and Innovation at CES 2014

From being surrounded by 'Glassholes' to playing pinball and 'self-healing' phones, here is a recap of what the show had to offer.
From Gum to the Grammys: How Artist-Entrepreneur Kenna Bulldozed the Status Quo

From Gum to the Grammys: How Artist-Entrepreneur Kenna Bulldozed the Status Quo

Kenna Zemedkun has launched television shows, carved out his own music genre, created new ways of raising money for the issues he cares about and helped overhaul a social networking site.
Why Introverts and Comedians Make Great Leaders

Why Introverts and Comedians Make Great Leaders

Six overlooked keys to success you may never hear from popular CEOs.
The 7 Most Powerful Women to Watch in 2014

The 7 Most Powerful Women to Watch in 2014

These seven innovators are having a major influence on technology, healthcare and the government. We've got our eye on these powerful women. You should, too.
The Fabulously Entrepreneurial Life of Ronnie Biggs

The Fabulously Entrepreneurial Life of Ronnie Biggs

Crime may not pay, but the life of Great Train Robbery player Ronnie Biggs was a study in marketing, ingenuity and branding.
What do Entrepreneurs Oprah, Jack Dorsey and Tim Ferriss Have in Common?

What do Entrepreneurs Oprah, Jack Dorsey and Tim Ferriss Have in Common?

Find out what skill these successful entrepreneurs use to stay balanced and how it can help you with your venture.
Surprise: Beyoncé Drops New Album With No Warning Whatsoever

Surprise: Beyoncé Drops New Album With No Warning Whatsoever

The stealth release of the singer's fifth album came as a shock, but could signal a change in the future of music promotion.
The Next Startup Frontier: Mars?

The Next Startup Frontier: Mars?

In a matter of years, perhaps your next startup company will be located on the red planet.
Bringing Silicon Valley's Accelerator Model to the Media Sector

Bringing Silicon Valley's Accelerator Model to the Media Sector

Q&A with Corey Ford, the managing partner of an accelerator that urges startups to rethink journalism.
How Smart Branding Led to Quick Success for Cory Vines

How Smart Branding Led to Quick Success for Cory Vines

Activewear startup Cory Vines' smart branding allowed for instantaneous success. Here is what you need to know.
Keeping an Eye Out for Social and Mobile Innovations

Keeping an Eye Out for Social and Mobile Innovations

Bite-size advice from snack-food company marketing veteran Bonin Bough.
What Type of Entrepreneur Are You?

What Type of Entrepreneur Are You?

After years of working with entrepreneurs, Rebekah Iliff has the most prominent entrepreneurial types down to a science. See how you stack up.
Say What!? Google Might Be Working on a Lie-Detecting Microphone Throat Tattoo

Say What!? Google Might Be Working on a Lie-Detecting Microphone Throat Tattoo

Yes, the tech geniuses at Google are at it again.
New Images of Apple's 'Spaceship' Headquarters in California

New Images of Apple's 'Spaceship' Headquarters in California

An inside look at the tech giant's 2.8-million-square-foot hub called Campus 2.
20 Questions With Randi Zuckerberg

20 Questions With Randi Zuckerberg

The Facebook founder's big sister opens up about her siblings' childhood business, what she learned from working with Sheryl Sandberg, the worst advice she ever got, and more.
Has the Oprah Effect Diminished?

Has the Oprah Effect Diminished?

A mention on Oprah's Favorite Things list used to be golden for businesses. But with her list now only in magazine format, is the same still true?
Intel Engineer Shares Her Passion With the Next Generation

Intel Engineer Shares Her Passion With the Next Generation

Shu-ling Garver started Engineering for Kids, a program that teaches the basics of engineering and design to kids.
SoundCloud Wants 1 Billion Users a Day

SoundCloud Wants 1 Billion Users a Day

The Berlin-based online music platform has gone from being relative niche platform for techno musicians to an audio hub for everyone from the White House to Beyoncé in the last three years.
Lavabit Founder Developing New Email Encryption Tool to Keep Government Out

Lavabit Founder Developing New Email Encryption Tool to Keep Government Out

Lavabit founder Ladar Levison has teamed up with Silent Circle to launch an innovative, secure email tool called Dark Mail.
Zipcar Founder: Entrepreneurs Have to Build a Collaborative Economy, or Else

Zipcar Founder: Entrepreneurs Have to Build a Collaborative Economy, or Else

Robin Chase says the environmental risks posed by climate change mean companies need to find ways to trade resources with one another.

The Next Generation of Temp Agencies

Low-cost, online-based companies like TaskRabbit and Fancy Hands reimagine short-term help.
Intel's Futurist: We'll Soon Be Living In Computers

Intel's Futurist: We'll Soon Be Living In Computers

As the size of a computer chip approaches zero, computational power will be everywhere and in everything, says Brian David Johnson, the resident futurist at Intel.
Could This New Recruiting Tool Be a Bigger, Smarter LinkedIn?

Could This New Recruiting Tool Be a Bigger, Smarter LinkedIn?

Identified collects and organizes people's public information to create the largest professional database on the internet, with one billion profiles and counting.
Former 'Shark Tank' Judge Kevin Harrington on Launching His First Business at 15 and What It Means to Be an Entrepreneur (Video)

Former 'Shark Tank' Judge Kevin Harrington on Launching His First Business at 15 and What It Means to Be an Entrepreneur (Video)

The founder of As Seen on TV had a staff of 25 by the time he was a junior in college.

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