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Left Unchecked, Innovation Could Derail Your Business

Left Unchecked, Innovation Could Derail Your Business

If not properly evaluated, advances could cause disruptions that destroy your company.
Tom Cochran
What Does WhatsApp's Win Mean For the Future of Texting?
Mobile

What Does WhatsApp's Win Mean For the Future of Texting?

With the success of mobile messaging apps like Viber and WhatsApp, will texting be left behind?
Kiran Moodley
Life Coaches, Gamification and Augmented Reality: What to Expect in Mobile This Year
Mobile

Life Coaches, Gamification and Augmented Reality: What to Expect in Mobile This Year

From more education apps to iBeacons exploding on the market, 2014 will be a year where mobile will see massive disruption. Here are 10 predictions.
Rishu Mandolia
Apple's Latest Patent Tracks Temperature, Perspiration and Heart Rate -- in Your Headphones
Technology

Apple's Latest Patent Tracks Temperature, Perspiration and Heart Rate -- in Your Headphones

Filed in 2008, the USPTO granted the request by Apple for a headphone system that can monitor biometric data and can potentially be controlled with head gestures.
Geoff Weiss
Study: The High-Tech Startup Slowdown Started Before the Recession
Starting a Business

Study: The High-Tech Startup Slowdown Started Before the Recession

A new report from the Kauffman Foundation shows that the slowdown in the U.S. high-tech entrepreneurship sector goes beyond the recent effects of the Great Recession.
Catherine Clifford
This Bionic Hand Allows Amputee to 'Feel' Again
Technology

This Bionic Hand Allows Amputee to 'Feel' Again

A Danish man who lost his arm in an accident was able to feel objects by way of surgically implanted sensors connected to a bionic hand.
Laura Entis
Home-Brewed Coca-Cola in 2015 Could Transform the Beverage Industry
Growth Strategies

Home-Brewed Coca-Cola in 2015 Could Transform the Beverage Industry

Coca-Cola has inked a 10-year partnership with Keurig-maker Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, and has also purchased a 10% equity stake in the company valued at $1.25 billion.
Geoff Weiss
Ever Heard of a Patent Map? They Can Help Predict the Future.
Growth Strategies

Ever Heard of a Patent Map? They Can Help Predict the Future.

By presenting dense technical text in a simple visual format, patent maps can be efficient tools for reading a competitive landscape, preforming due diligence and even forecasting upcoming trends.
Laura Entis
The Latest Wearable Tech Buzz: It's For the Bees
Technology

The Latest Wearable Tech Buzz: It's For the Bees

One might wonder how a scientist would go about attaching anything to a tiny, buzzing insect. The answer might surprise you.
Katherine Gray
Contently's New $9 Million Crown Proves Content Is King
Marketing

Contently's New $9 Million Crown Proves Content Is King

Contently, a startup transforming the way journalists and marketing companies do business, has raised $9 million in Series B funding.
Catherine Clifford
LISTEN: Marc Ecko on How to Build a Memorable Brand Like a Billionaire
Marketing

LISTEN: Marc Ecko on How to Build a Memorable Brand Like a Billionaire

The fashion pioneer talks about what it takes to grow a successful business and become your own personal version of greatness.
Lewis Howes
Internet Activists Plan Day of Action to Protest Mass Surveillance
Technology

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.
Benjamin Kabin
10 Thoughts on Tech, Trends and Innovation at CES 2014
Technology

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.
Jason Fell
From Gum to the Grammys: How Artist-Entrepreneur Kenna Bulldozed the Status Quo
Entrepreneurs

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.
Catherine Clifford