On the surface, successful entrepreneurs seem to be the same as everyone else. But look closely and you'll see that in a few ways they are very, very different--and so is how they start and run their 1.
Since computers became popular in the 80s people have dreamed of creating a virtual world. In TV shows and movies as well as in the minds of every gamer across the globe, the idea of being able to immerse
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If you Google "daily habits of successful people" you'll find almost every business-focused media outlet represented in the results. But if you're looking for a guaranteed roadmap to success, don't get
"People dream about flying." That's what Max Rheiner, creator of Birdly, a virtual reality experience that lets you feel what it's like to fly as a bird from a first-person perspective, said about the
The building, completed in 1994, is upgraded from gold status. Architect Michelle Kaufmann transforms a 1965 home into a paragon of sustainability. Originally built in 1938, the revived Shadow House in
The deep frying process isn't just useful for livening up your food -- it might also be the ticket to better batteries in your mobile devices. South Korean researchers have created highly conductive, electrode
Judging by the number of apps and services for professional networking, it seems to be just as big of a challenge as dating. Shapr, an iOS and Android app officially launching today, is tapping into people’s
Planet Labs wants to take a daily picture of every angle of the earth at a resolution of five meters or less. In what is probably the most ambitious attempt at global surveillance ever, Planet Labs, a
Valve is now letting its millions of Steam users stream their games to the world. Steam Broadcasting, the company's answer to the wildly popular Twitch, was announced back in December and has been included
Google is reportedly considering a billion-dollar investment in SpaceX, Elon Musk’s spaceflight company, in order to boost its deployment of cut-price satellite internet. The investment, the exact size
It looks like it’s not just hipsters and Taylor Swift who are getting back into instant photos. Google was awarded a patent today (Jan. 20) for a handheld digital camera that can print out photos. Based
Low risk, "general wellness" devices won't require approval If you were waiting to hear the U.S. Food & Drug Administration weigh in before you strap on a device with a fitness tracker, like a Fitbit,
Yesterday, the CEO of T-Mobile’s parent company — Germany’s Deutsche Telekom — suggested in an interview that the insurgent “Uncarrier” is using a business model that’s “unsustainable,” to which T-Mobile
With customer service, production and supply chain management, companies are constantly being told that they have to get it right first time. In new technology, however, that mantra is turned on its head.
Would you buy a phone without a camera? How about one with a monochrome 0.9-inch, 128 x 36 display? Or one without SMS functionality, let alone email or a web browser? Perhaps not. But what if it twisted
News this evening that file sharing and synchronization vendor Dropbox has acquired CloudOn, a company that focuses on the creation and editing of documents on mobile devices. CloudOn has built a significant
Lyft likes to position itself as the cheery alternative to Uber's serious (and sometimes cutthroat) ridesharing service. However, that big, fuzzy mustache on the nose of the company's vehicles may be more
Campus Job, the online marketplace for employers looking to find highly skilled part-time employees and brand ambassadors from college, is heading into a busy summer. The company, which previously only
The National Federation of the Blind said last year that Apple has “done more for accessibility than any other company,” and with the help of a new app, iPhone and iPad owners can take things even further.
As an owner of a fleet of coal and gas power plants worldwide, NRG Energy’s headlong dive into the world of solar power plant development and operation over five years ago made it an oddity in the power
Gold bugs can thank Russia for the recent run up in prices. Every time the Russia-Ukraine crisis looks unstoppable, gold gets its groove back. State Street’s SPDR Gold (GLD) exchange traded fund is up