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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
Work-Life Balance

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
Richard Branson on Increasing Employee Engagement
Leadership

Richard Branson on Increasing Employee Engagement

Success in business is all about people, people, people.
Richard Branson
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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
No More Missed Connections: Virgin Unveils First-Ever Airborne Social Network
Marketing

No More Missed Connections: Virgin Unveils First-Ever Airborne Social Network

Virgin America has partnered with the location-based business app Here On Biz to facilitate networking among its passengers both on the ground and in the air.
Geoff Weiss
Turbulence at Virgin: How the Airline Can Get Back to Smooth Sailing
Marketing

Turbulence at Virgin: How the Airline Can Get Back to Smooth Sailing

As of late, Sir Richard Branson's airline Virgin Atlantic has been making the rounds in the media for potential layoffs, profit losses and dropped routes. Here is a bit of advice on how the airline can turn around its image and get back to flying high.
Rosemarie Ryan
These Famous People Have Tickets for Richard Branson's Space Flights
Technology

These Famous People Have Tickets for Richard Branson's Space Flights

As Richard Branson prepares to launch the first-ever commercial space flights, here's a look at the famous faces who will be on board.
Ashley Lee
Trekking Into Space With Branson? You Can Now Pay Your Way in Bitcoins
Technology

Trekking Into Space With Branson? You Can Now Pay Your Way in Bitcoins

A billionaire known for his visionary nature and zeal for adventure has just given Bitcoin a big endorsement.
Brian Patrick Eha