A tech startup that connects taxi drivers and passengers said Tuesday it was pulling its app out of New York City after a prolonged fight with city officials.
A burst of youthful energy – from native Detroiters and new immigrants – debunks the opinion that nothing can be done to jumpstart the Motor City.
A startup is making a blood test out of paper.
Businesses are adapting their R&D spending to the idea that innovation can come from anywhere.
Make no mistake: Ron Johnson is in the midst of the retail disaster of the decade. His arrogance will cost 1,000s of people their jobs while destroying “America’s Favorite Brand.”
Direct digital manufacturing company Stratasys may have pulled the lease on a 3-D printer rented out by a group of unlicensed internet gunsmiths.
At a cost of $200,000 a seat, a ticket on Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic may not seem cheap. But consider two things.
In 2008, Elon Musk was dead set on colonizing Mars, and building electric sports cars and just about broke. Steve Jurvetson was the venture capitalist who saved him.
Super-hero entrepreneur Elon Musk says he has a plan to transport people from San Francisco to Los Angeles in just 30 minutes
As a new fleet of private spaceships prepare to take flight by 2015, the age of commercial spaceflight may be just around the corner.
A Y Combinator startup, Double Robotics, wants to take video conferencing to the next level.
Apparently Comedy Central thinks its viewers are "urban."
There's nothing new under the sun. In this fascinating talk, Kirby Ferguson explains how everything is a remix and how patent laws stifle collaboration and innovation.
In the mid-1970s, Sears built the 110-story Sears Tower in Chicago’s Loop and filled many of the floors with its bloated corporate staff instead of spending the money on upgrading its stores, merchandise, and store personnel. Soon after, Sears began
This summer, 13-year-old Nathan Duszynski wanted to make some money to help out his disabled parents—his mom has epilepsy and his dad has multiple sclerosis. So he decided to open a hot dog stand.
Elon Musk is the most inspiring entrepreneur in the world right now.
Derelict areas of Detroit face being taken over by hordes of 'flesh and brain-eating zombies' if an ambitious business plan takes off.
How do you identify creative talent in a few quick rounds of interviews? The short answer—talk to a skateboarder. The long answer… well, it’s long… and it starts with a Swarthmore University psychologist named Solomon Asch.
Jestina Clayton grew up in a village in Sierra Leone where every girl learns traditional African hair-braiding. Then, when she was 22, she moved to Centerville, Utah, a place where no one learns traditional African hair-braiding.
Every now and then, you'll find a brilliant entrepreneur under the age of 20 that has, say, already created nuclear fusion.
Saab is to be reborn as an electric car manufacturer focused on China under rescue plans drawn up by a Chinese-born entrepreneur.
Jorge Villa was an exporter with an engineering degree from the University of Miami when Hurricane Andrew struck Kendall in 1992.
Imagine living on a serene, man-made floating city where you can live and work with other like-minded individuals from all over the globe, without direct influence from any government entity.
multibillion dollar offer by Mexico's Carlos Slim to raise his stake in a Dutch telecoms firm may mark the start of a push to expand his reach into Europe, where a debt crisis is opening up opportunities for the world's richest man.
Eric Reis says his first startup experience was just like that one in The Social Network. But only the first half.
Space X wants to send the first privately-owned unmanned cargo vessel to the International Space Station.
First it was PayPal refusing to process gun purchases, then Chase, and now BofA. This is a trend likely to get more pronounced and ugly.
Forget the gold rushes of the Wild West, the next grab for natural riches could eclipse anything that has gone before it. Power players including Eric Schmidt, the Google chairman, and James Cameron, the film director, are planning to mine the final
With its mix of attention-grabbing headlines and opinionated writing, the Huffington Post grew from a rabble-rousing blog in 2005 into a journalistic empire under founder and leader Arianna Huffington by 2011.
In comparison to other asset prices, Marc Faber sees home prices in Arizona, Georgia, and Nevada, as well as a few other states, as relatively inexpensive.