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Google Wants to Patent Contact Lenses That Can Snap Photos
Far Out Tech

Google Wants to Patent Contact Lenses That Can Snap Photos

The tech company has a new patent application to apply Google Glass's camera feature to contact lenses.
Laura Entis
What I Learned About PR From Working With Steve Jobs
Books

What I Learned About PR From Working With Steve Jobs

I had the 'pressure' of working with him in the Toy Story days of Pixar. Never before or since have I encountered a CEO who was willing to make the effort to develop close personal relationships with the journalists who covered his company.
Fred Cook
Aereo Founder: If We Lose, 'We Have No Plan B'
Innovators

Aereo Founder: If We Lose, 'We Have No Plan B'

Chet Kanojia, network TV's Enemy No. 1, is looking to expand his controversial business even as he heads to the Supreme Court to defend it.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Better Features Doesn't Make a Successful App. Here's Why.
TrepLabs

Better Features Doesn't Make a Successful App. Here's Why.

If you really want to disrupt the field, your product has to be leaps and bounds over the competition. If not, prepare to be ignored.
Rahul Varshneya
This One Habit Can Help Make You Smarter
Habits

This One Habit Can Help Make You Smarter

Behavior science expert and Entrepreneur.com contributor James Clear on the most important philosophy for improving your life and business.
Jason Fell
New Breed of Products Aims to Improve Users' Lives
Product Development

New Breed of Products Aims to Improve Users' Lives

The definition of product design has expanded thanks to the likes of Nest and Jawbone.
Richard Schatzberger
3-D Printing Pens 2.0: Smaller, Lighter and More Nimble
3-D printing

3-D Printing Pens 2.0: Smaller, Lighter and More Nimble

A trio of inventors in Europe have announced a Kickstarter campaign for a new device that allows you to doodle in the air.
Catherine Clifford
This Startup Says It Can Fully Charge Your Smartphone in 30 Seconds
Smartphones

This Startup Says It Can Fully Charge Your Smartphone in 30 Seconds

Israel-based tech company StoreDot claims to have a new product that can move your smartphone's charge-o-meter from that red sliver of death to full-on green in well under a minute.
Catherine Clifford
Samsung Can't Have All the Fun: 5 Other Mega Brands Rocking the Selfie
Selfie

Samsung Can't Have All the Fun: 5 Other Mega Brands Rocking the Selfie

Ellen, Big Papi and LeBron -- Samsung's all-stars -- aren't the only big names snapping promotional selfies. Tons of other brands are cashing in on selfie marketing mania, too.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Amazon Releases Dash, a Home Barcode Scanner for Groceries
Amazon

Amazon Releases Dash, a Home Barcode Scanner for Groceries

The new device lets Amazon Fresh subscribers add items to their online shopping lists by scanning a product's barcode or simply by saying its name.
Laura Entis
Google Offers Sneak Peek at Project Ara, Its Build-Your-Own Smartphone
Technology

Google Offers Sneak Peek at Project Ara, Its Build-Your-Own Smartphone

The tech titan has released a video introducing the team behind Project Ara and offering a glimpse into the project's breaking developments.
Geoff Weiss
This Billionaire Just Gave 10 Startups $100,000 Each on a Whim
Finance

This Billionaire Just Gave 10 Startups $100,000 Each on a Whim

At the first-ever Google for Entrepreneurs Demo Day, AOL co-founder Steve Case surprised each of the presenting entrepreneurs with a spur-of-the-moment $100,000 commitment.
Catherine Clifford
GrubHub Stock Surges in Public Debut After Raising $192 Million
IPO

GrubHub Stock Surges in Public Debut After Raising $192 Million

GrubHub's IPO has proved to be a treat for investors, as the stock jumped 54 percent in its public debut.
Kate Taylor
Alibaba Goes In On Uber Competitor Lyft's $250 Million Round
Ecommerce

Alibaba Goes In On Uber Competitor Lyft's $250 Million Round

Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba invested in the San Francisco-based ride-sharing company, which plans to expand internationally.
Catherine Clifford