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Meet the 25-Year-Old Wedding Photographer Who Became CEO of Lonely Planet
Hiring

Meet the 25-Year-Old Wedding Photographer Who Became CEO of Lonely Planet

Daniel Houghton, a former wedding photographer with no prior executive experience, has been trying to turn around global travel guide company Lonely Planet.
Geoff Weiss
3 Biometrics Startups Heating Up the Password Security Race
Passwords

3 Biometrics Startups Heating Up the Password Security Race

A look at the young companies making it possible to unlock your tech with your face, heart, finger and voice.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Samsung's Bluetooth-Only 'Smart Bulb' Is a Bit Dim
Innovators

Samsung's Bluetooth-Only 'Smart Bulb' Is a Bit Dim

Better late than never. Kind of. The Korean electronics maker's dull-ish inaugural connected lightbulb doesn't exactly turn us on.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Coming Soon: Google Glass Ray-Bans
Technology

Coming Soon: Google Glass Ray-Bans

Google has inked a deal with the largest eyewear company in the world to develop Glass devices for Luxottica's Oakley and Ray-Ban brands.
Geoff Weiss
Apple and Comcast in Talks to Create Priority TV Streaming Service
Apple

Apple and Comcast in Talks to Create Priority TV Streaming Service

Apple would like its streaming content separated from the rest of the web in order to ensure an uninterrupted experience.
Benjamin Kabin
The Ultimate Test: Turning Your Cool Idea Into a Great Product
Manufacturing

The Ultimate Test: Turning Your Cool Idea Into a Great Product

Developing careful manufacturing design guidelines and specifications along with continuous reviews will help ensure you deliver on what your customers desire.
Chris Herbert and Christian Smith
Tech Firms Seeking Talent Spring for Spacious, Luxe Quarters
Office Space

Tech Firms Seeking Talent Spring for Spacious, Luxe Quarters

While government cuts its real estate footprint, firms competing for knowledge workers are not crimping on office environments.
Tucker Hughes
Mega Brands Collide: Soon, You Can Order 'Oprah Chai Tea' at Starbucks
Starbucks

Mega Brands Collide: Soon, You Can Order 'Oprah Chai Tea' at Starbucks

In Oprah's first ever alignment with another brand, Oprah Chai will play a key role in Starbucks' budding tea business.
Kate Taylor
Alibaba Wages $215 Million to Dance With Messaging App Tango
Social Media

Alibaba Wages $215 Million to Dance With Messaging App Tango

On the heels of WhatsApp's $19 billion acquisition by Facebook, the Chinese web titan dominated the latest round of fundraising for rival messaging platform Tango.
Geoff Weiss
Coinbase Snags Top Tech Execs From Facebook, Amazon
Bitcoin

Coinbase Snags Top Tech Execs From Facebook, Amazon

The rising wallet service's major new hires show that the business of Bitcoin is big enough to attract top tech talent.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Google Gets More Serious About Wearables With 'Android Wear'
Wearable Tech

Google Gets More Serious About Wearables With 'Android Wear'

The tech giant creates a a new platform for its expanding network of wearable devices.
Jason Fell
Glitch Sparks Ongoing Blockchain Outage; Mt. Gox Resurrects Site to Let Users Check Balances
Bitcoin

Glitch Sparks Ongoing Blockchain Outage; Mt. Gox Resurrects Site to Let Users Check Balances

At least we know customer funds are safe at Blockchain, but what about those suddenly available to view over at Mt. Gox?
Kim Lachance Shandrow
13 Big-Time Business Leaders Share the Best Advice They Ever Got
Innovators

13 Big-Time Business Leaders Share the Best Advice They Ever Got

Some of the world's top thinkers share the advice that led them towards their success today.
Nina Zipkin
Uber in Hot Water Again Over Surge Pricing Revelations
Uber

Uber in Hot Water Again Over Surge Pricing Revelations

Uber adds to its string of recent PR disasters with a report that the company created artificial surge pricing conditions by keeping some of its drivers off the road.
Laura Entis