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This New USDA-Approved Potato Could Yield Less Carcinogenic Fries
Food Businesses

This New USDA-Approved Potato Could Yield Less Carcinogenic Fries

The supplier of McDonald's French Fries just got the green light from the Department of Agriculture to commercially plant genetically-modified potatoes that resists bruising and produces less of a chemical that may cause cancer when fried.
Kate Taylor
Richard Branson's Top 10 Tips for Succeeding at Business
Innovators

Richard Branson's Top 10 Tips for Succeeding at Business

While there are no shortcuts to success, certain attitudes and actions help.
Richard Branson
The 'Aha!' Moments of 3 Ambitious Entrepreneurs
Leadership

The 'Aha!' Moments of 3 Ambitious Entrepreneurs

Three young founders explain when they knew the entrepreneurial path -- rocky and rough as it is -- was the right one for them.
Carly Okyle
9 Critical Turning Points That Shaped Mark Cuban's Extraordinary Career
Success Strategies

9 Critical Turning Points That Shaped Mark Cuban's Extraordinary Career

The decisions that made the outspoken 'Shark Tank' investor a millionaire at 31 and a billionaire at 40.
Drake Baer
Wall Street Teams Up to Try to Fight Hackers
Cyber Security

Wall Street Teams Up to Try to Fight Hackers

Two financial regulatory groups have announced that their jointly produced software program, Soltra Edge, will become available on Dec. 2.
Catherine Clifford
Martha Stewart: America Needs More Entrepreneurs
Martha Stewart

Martha Stewart: America Needs More Entrepreneurs

We speak with the TV personality and lifestyle icon about inspiration, motivation and the drive to start and grow a business of your own.
Jason Fell
Why U.S. Innovation Needs China to Achieve the Next Technology Mega-Trend
Internet of Things

Why U.S. Innovation Needs China to Achieve the Next Technology Mega-Trend

Building the Internet of Things will require a much deeper collaboration of the US tech industry and Chinese manufacturers than simply outsourcing.
Masanari Arai
The World Needs More of Richard Branson's 'Hubris'
Richard Branson

The World Needs More of Richard Branson's 'Hubris'

The criticism of Sir Richard Branson's role in the SpaceShipTwo crash is a knock on entrepreneurship itself.
Ray Hennessey
This Could Be Why the Virgin Galactic Spaceship Crashed
Virgin Galactic

This Could Be Why the Virgin Galactic Spaceship Crashed

Investigators say a key function of the craft deployed early.
Eataly Elevates Food Retail, Tastes Success. What's Next?
Innovator Profiles

Eataly Elevates Food Retail, Tastes Success. What's Next?

The New York City store is now a full-fledged tourist attraction, and the rest of the world is in the company's sights.
Jason Ankeny
Why Corporate Businesses Should Adopt a Startup Mentality
Entrepreneur Mindset

Why Corporate Businesses Should Adopt a Startup Mentality

More people are developing an appetite for entrepreneurship. They like the idea of being their own boss and are taking things into their own hands. Big companies can learn from this.
Be Like Google, Facebook and Apple, and Craft a Company Mantra to Live By
Mission Statement

Be Like Google, Facebook and Apple, and Craft a Company Mantra to Live By

Why and how you should form a short sentence that can serve you as you build and grow your business.
Ron Yekutiel
Why Tech Innovators Are High on the Prospects for Legalized Marijuana
Cannabis

Why Tech Innovators Are High on the Prospects for Legalized Marijuana

Legalization of recreational marijuana in Washington and Colorado, and potentially several more states soon, has created a multi-billion industry requiring sophisticated technology.
Andre Bourque
When Innovation Means Playing God
Innovation

When Innovation Means Playing God

Innovation is creation, and that has consequences. We need to understand that.
Ray Hennessey