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How to Rent the Apple Watch Before Buying It
Apple Watch

How to Rent the Apple Watch Before Buying It

This startup can let you take Apple's forthcoming smartwatch for a test drive.
Cadie Thompson
Meet the Techstars NYC 2015 Winter Class
Alleynyc

Meet the Techstars NYC 2015 Winter Class

The latest group of New York startups has been chosen by Techstars. They are worth watching.
Jason Saltzman
This Startup Wants to Control Your Brain With an App
Far Out Tech

This Startup Wants to Control Your Brain With an App

Wearable tech that can alter your mood is a thing now, apparently.
Clay Dillow
Are Business Ethics at a Low Ebb?
Ethics

Are Business Ethics at a Low Ebb?

The fate of startups may eventually be tied to their ability to respect customers, partners, staff and society. Is it time to adopt CEO Dov Seidman's idea?
Andrew Keen
Game of Drones: How This Husband and Wife Team Took Photography to New Heights
Innovators

Game of Drones: How This Husband and Wife Team Took Photography to New Heights

Elevated Element combines unmanned technology and photography, and sales are soaring.
Jodi Helmer
How to Get a $1 Billion Valuation in Just Eight Months
Valuations

How to Get a $1 Billion Valuation in Just Eight Months

How can Slack, a business software company that makes a product that's less than a year old, be worth more than $1 billion?
Erin Griffith
Jibo, the Personal Robot Startup, Lands $25 Million in Funding
Robotics

Jibo, the Personal Robot Startup, Lands $25 Million in Funding

The Cambridge, Mass., Indiegogo darling is another major money step closer to making its 'friendly' family robot a reality.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
A Startup Founded by Former NASA Scientists Just Landed $95 Million
Investors

A Startup Founded by Former NASA Scientists Just Landed $95 Million

The San Francisco-based private company's list of investors include SpaceX backer Draper Fisher Jurvetson and Russian billionaire Yuri Milner.
Israel's High-Tech Boom Is Double-Edged Sword
Israel

Israel's High-Tech Boom Is Double-Edged Sword

While the country's high tech industry is a major growth engine and investment magnet, increasingly startups acquired by foreign buyers are then either shut down or turned into R&D centers.
Don't Have a 3-D Printer Yet? This Startup Wants to Change That.
CES 2015

Don't Have a 3-D Printer Yet? This Startup Wants to Change That.

AIO Robotics has developed a compact, all-in-one 3-D printer/copier/scanner/fax machine. Yes, all that in one small package.
Jason Fell
From Rural Villages to Backpacking in Yosemite, This Startup Wants to Be Your Power Source
CES 2015

From Rural Villages to Backpacking in Yosemite, This Startup Wants to Be Your Power Source

Brooklyn, N.Y.-based BioLite aims to solve big issues with a line-up of small devices.
Jason Fell
Shiny New Gadgets to Smart Homes and Beyond: A CES 2015 Preview
CES 2015

Shiny New Gadgets to Smart Homes and Beyond: A CES 2015 Preview

Gadgets and devices are great but this year's focus is going to be more on the why rather than the what.
Jason Fell
100 Engineers Are Trying to Bring Elon Musk's Hyperloop Dream to Life
Elon Musk

100 Engineers Are Trying to Bring Elon Musk's Hyperloop Dream to Life

Thanks to an ambitious think-tank upstart, the bold billionaire's vision for a Jetson-esque 'fifth mode of transport' is inching closer to reality.
Kim Lachance Shandrow