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More Than Half of Americans Haven't Taken a Vacation in the Past Year, Study Shows
Vacations

More Than Half of Americans Haven't Taken a Vacation in the Past Year, Study Shows

Workers tend to fear being perceived as dispensable and also dread a work pileup upon their return.
Geoff Weiss
Reinforce Your Company Culture Through 'Random Acts of Culture'
Company Culture

Reinforce Your Company Culture Through 'Random Acts of Culture'

It's official: Companies with happy employees outperform the competition.
Chuck Longanecker
Virgin Trains Is Giving Travelers a New Way to Track Their Missing Baggage
Business Travel

Virgin Trains Is Giving Travelers a New Way to Track Their Missing Baggage

U.K.-based Virgin Trains is partnering with a company called HomingPIN to get your bags back to you faster.
Nina Zipkin
Virgin Galactic Lands in Long Beach, Unveils Plan to Launch Small Satellites Into Space
Virgin Galactic

Virgin Galactic Lands in Long Beach, Unveils Plan to Launch Small Satellites Into Space

Richard Branson's commercial spaceflight venture moved into the Southern California city to build a craft that will rocket satellites, not people, into space. We caught up with Virgin Galactic's CEO for the latest details.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How to Get Customers Raving About Your Brand
Branding

How to Get Customers Raving About Your Brand

The most successful brands have good products and great personality.
Virgin Galactic Spaceship Crashes During California Test Flight
Richard Branson

Virgin Galactic Spaceship Crashes During California Test Flight

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic crashed during a test flight at the Mojave Air and Space Port in California.
Richard Branson Announces Unlimited Vacation Policy for Virgin Staffers
Small Business - Big Impact

Richard Branson Announces Unlimited Vacation Policy for Virgin Staffers

The billionaire will allow employees to take time off whenever they want and without prior approval -- provided they still get their work done.
Geoff Weiss
The 3 Fundamentals of Wildly Successful Brands
Branding

The 3 Fundamentals of Wildly Successful Brands

Those "cult'' brands that sell without apparent effort share some basics, regardless of product or market.
Pratik Dholakiya
Richard Branson, Max Levchin Get Behind Crowdfunding With Investment in Indiegogo
Crowdfunding

Richard Branson, Max Levchin Get Behind Crowdfunding With Investment in Indiegogo

The San Francisco-based crowdfunding site plans to use its most recent cash infusion to improve its global reach and mobile experience.
Catherine Clifford
6 Crazy Things You Can Buy With Bitcoin (Paradise Included)
Technology

6 Crazy Things You Can Buy With Bitcoin (Paradise Included)

Mammoth tusks, fake IDs and a ride to outer space. These are just a few of the outrageous things you can with bitcoins – if you are lucky enough to own some.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The Crazy Things Your Future Credit Cards Will Do (Infographic)
Technology

The Crazy Things Your Future Credit Cards Will Do (Infographic)

Tomorrow's credit cards will be replete with high-tech security features like fingerprint unlock, voice control and invisibility, according to this infographic by Richard Branson's Virgin Money.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Branson's Latest Bet: Will 2014 Be the Year of Virgin Hotels?
Richard Branson

Branson's Latest Bet: Will 2014 Be the Year of Virgin Hotels?

The billionaire has announced plans for a 240-room hotel in trendy Nashville, Tenn., following additional slated properties in Chicago and New York.
Geoff Weiss
So Google's Hiring a Pokémon Master, Eh? The Best April Fools' Day Pranks of 2014
April Fools Day

So Google's Hiring a Pokémon Master, Eh? The Best April Fools' Day Pranks of 2014

From Google's 'Pokémon Masters' to Virgin's 'Cancun Afternoon,' a look at the most outrageous pranks we've seen so far.
Jason Fell
The Winklevoss Twins Score Virgin Galactic Tickets to Space, Paying With Bitcoin
Bitcoin

The Winklevoss Twins Score Virgin Galactic Tickets to Space, Paying With Bitcoin

The Winklevii boys' small step toward outer space is a giant leap into mainstream for the digital currency.
Kim Lachance Shandrow