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

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.
Caroline Moss
20 Questions With Randi Zuckerberg
Entrepreneurs

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.
Kathleen Davis
Has the Oprah Effect Diminished?
Marketing

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?
Andrea Huspeni
Intel Engineer Shares Her Passion With the Next Generation
Franchises

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
Technology

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.
Catherine Clifford
Lavabit Founder Developing New Email Encryption Tool to Keep Government Out
Technology

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.
Andrea Huspeni
Zipcar Founder: Entrepreneurs Have to Build a Collaborative Economy, or Else
Growth Strategies

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.
Catherine Clifford
Growth Strategies

The Next Generation of Temp Agencies

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

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.
Catherine Clifford
Could This New Recruiting Tool Be a Bigger, Smarter LinkedIn?
Technology

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.
Laura Entis
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.
Catherine Clifford
Startup Fills Unused Office Areas With Like-Minded Tenants
Starting a Business

Startup Fills Unused Office Areas With Like-Minded Tenants

PivotDesk wants to play matchmaker for office space, helping fledgling companies find the right digs by connecting them with other businesses that are locked into long-term leases and have floor space to spare.
Mark Zuckerberg Puts His Money in Ed-Tech Startup
Technology

Mark Zuckerberg Puts His Money in Ed-Tech Startup

The Facebook co-founder co-led a $4 million round in survey startup Panorama Education in what appears to be his first national equity investment through his foundation Startup:Education.
Andrea Huspeni
FiLIP Smartwatch Protects Kids From Danger and Angry Birds
Technology

FiLIP Smartwatch Protects Kids From Danger and Angry Birds

No matter what time of day it is, Filip Industries wants to help you keep tabs on your kids.
Adam Toren