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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
10 Tips for Unleashing Your Creativity at Work
Innovation

10 Tips for Unleashing Your Creativity at Work

The magic process of idea generation is open to far more people than commonly thought.
Boland Jones
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