entrepreneurs

Innovation Desire Drives Dell Buyout

The Leveraged Buyout (LBO) for Dell is meeting skepticism from analysts. Some in the market don’t believe that it will help Dell’s fundamental position enough to help the company. But that is exactly the reason why Dell will be bolstered by going private, Michael Dell will go back to his scrappy roots with a long [...]

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Ford Motor Company Sees Open Source

Ford today announced the launch of its OpenXC vehicle application research platform. Open-source hardware and software toolkits are now available to anybody who’s interested in building hardware and on the OpenXC platform. It is a joint effort with BugLabs (what a great name!). The launch of OpenXC marks the second developer platform to be offered [...]

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iPhone5 Growth For Entrepreneurs From Walmart And China

Apple is brilliant at creating a product that people crave. Not just want, but crave. Deeply crave. There is usually no argument on that point. There is some serious proof of that in the USA, but even more so in China where 2.1 million devices sold on the iPhone5 debut in late December. In the [...]

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5 Things Overachievers Do Not Do

1. Think Small They Do Not. Yoda could have written this post. Tim Ferriss, of Four Hour Work Week fame, recently did a video interview (posting on that tomorrow) with Leo Babauta about goals or no goals. During this conversation, he talked about how he is okay with a 60% success rate on his goals, [...]

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NASA Going Social, Launching Probes – Good For Entrepreneurs And Inventors

NASA will host an event for 65 of its social media followers on Oct. 15, 2012, at the Goldstone Deep Space Communications Complex in California’s Mojave Desert. You might call this a tweetup or social networking IRL, but either way, the space agency should be applauded for reaching out the community that cares about them. [...]

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12 Amazing Young Entrepreneurs Doing Good

Changing the world is no easy task. These young adults are solving problems by inventing products or services that help others, in big and small ways. DoSomething.org broadcasts its 2012 Do Something Award winners on Tuesday on VH1. One winner will take home $100,000 for their project, but all 12 of these projects will inspire [...]

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Crowdfunding for Science and STEM Education

There is so much that scientists still don’t know – but there isn’t a lot of funding out there for research subjects that could be construed as obscure. Crowdfunding website RocketHub and their partner #SciFund Challenge aim to create resources for exactly this type of research. Inventors and entrepreneurs already benefited greatly from crowdfunding and [...]

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