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The Next 10 Tech Markets That Will Be Worth $1 Billion Or More

And sometimes it takes years — like with the dumb phones that grew like mold from the mid-1990s through the late 2000s.<p>And now, for example, the prevalence of smart mobile devices has spurred the mobile app industry, an entirely new piece of infrastructure which supports thousands of companies and …

Five Critical Team Members For Business Success

You know your customers. You have a killer product to sell. The business plan is set, strategy thoughtfully documented and funds are in place. You’re ready to go to market or even poised for explosive growth. But, are you surrounded by the best possible teammates to make the dream a reality?<p>In my …

Eight Reasons Startup Incubators Are Better Than Business School

Let’s get this straight: If you want to work at Goldman Sachs, McKinsey or General Electric, an MBA is a handy scrap of paper.<p>But if you’d prefer to bypass the corporate ladder and actually <i>build</i> something of your own, spending upwards of $140,000 and two years without pay is just about the worst …

A Videogame That Teaches Kids To Code

Kuato Studios is building games for learning that feel like games, not like homework.<p>I’m sitting in the carpeted hallway of the Austin Convention Center, playing a game on an iPad. Stereo crashes and echoes fill my earbuds as I wheel through different points of view in a beautifully rendered, …

Bitcoin: How An Unregulated, Decentralized Virtual Currency Just Became A Billion Dollar Market

Hang around in the tech industry long enough and you or someone you know will be heard saying, “that’s so crazy it just might work.” Two years ago, if you’d have told me that an open-source, P2P currency would soon be a thriving, billion-dollar market, I would’ve told you that you were on a lonely …

Your Lazy Coworkers Are Happier Than You Are

I knew a guy once, and maybe you did, too. He came in late. He left early. His output was consistently lousy, and when the chips were down, he was never the guy tapped to stay late.<p>But boy, did he smile a lot.<p>According to new research, there’s a good chance that guy really was lazier and happier …

Report: Google Glass to Be Manufactured in the U.S.

Google Glass will be manufactured in Silicon Valley, the <i>Financial Times</i> reports citing people familiar with Google's plans.<p>The much-hyped gadget will …