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Boeing Just Patented This Weird Cargo-Grabbing Plane

That's one way to make boxes aerodynamic<p>Cargo containers are as universal as trade itself, finding their way onto trucks, freight trains, and ocean-going vessels. Their uniform, boxy shape and sharp edges make them instantly stackable, but not terribly aerodynamic. For transport by air, that …

Turning a Profit When Your Product is Free

Senior lecturer and entrepreneur Jeffrey Bussgang looks at the delicate balance between community-building and monetization in the startup …

Harvard Business School

30 Brilliant Invention Ideas, Courtesy of Bored Elon Musk

Elon Musk is such a genius that he thinks up world-changing inventions even during his downtime. He's like the Kanye of inventing sh*t.

Microsoft's facial-recognition software does something amazing when it encounters identical twins

This, according to the company, will eventually replace the password and comes as part of Windows Hello, a subset of Microsoft Passport that stores biometric information that allows log-ins to programmes, websites, and so on.<p>The Australian decided to test out Windows Hello on twins to see just how …

Scientists must act now to make artificial intelligence benign

Reining in the growing power of artificial intelligence could be a matter of human survival. That sounds like over-the-top science fiction, but a …

The very first thing you must do when you launch a business

4 things to remember when things look bad for you as an entrepreneur<p>(EDITORIAL) We obsess about successful entrepreneurs but don’t always see the …

Stereotypes

How Google Could Rig the 2016 Election

Google has the ability to drive millions of votes to a candidate with no one the wiser.<p>America’s next president could be eased into office not just by TV ads or speeches, but by Google’s secret decisions, and no one—except for me and perhaps a few other obscure researchers—would know how this was …

7 TED Talks you should watch if you want to be an entrepreneur

Four simple words that sum up the value of TED Talks.<p>We love these quick, easy-to-digest videos with just the right amount of important information to entertain and educate in just a few minutes.<p>It's free, high-quality wisdom from industry leaders — what's not to love?<p>Below are the top seven videos …

Backyard plane builder in Kenya hopes his 14th try will take flight

As he climbed into the plane he'd built in his tiny Nairobi backyard, even Gabriel Nderitu was doubtful that the ungainly machine, with a 450-pound car engine bolted onto the front and a 7-foot hand-carved wooden propeller, would get him airborne.<p>When he revved the motor of Project One, as he …

How one woman turned her passion for tinkering into a $33 million business — without a dime of funding

Her classmates couldn't help but notice her personal style, and they asked how they could build their own. Fried started selling little kits with all the electronics they needed to get started.<p>It became a nice little business for Fried, and she saw the opportunity to turn her passion for teaching …

Boeing has patented a flying drone that turns into a submarine

In other words, Boeing's has patented a remotely operated flying drone that can transform into a submarine.<p>Here's how it works.<p>According to Boeing, the patented craft could be carried into the deployment area by a host aircraft. The remotely piloted drone would then detach from the carrier aircraft …

Boeing has patented a flying drone that turns into a submarine

Early this year, the United States Patent and Trademark Office approved a patent application from Boeing’s Nathan Hiller for a “rapid deployment air …

Drones