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Innovations: August, 2013

Posted at 06:02 AM ET, 08/29/2013

Are business schools graduating the wrong leaders? If so, the GMAT may be to blame

Students with high GMAT scores may lack traits that businesses need -- including the desire to take risks.

By Vivek Wadhwa  |  06:02 AM ET, 08/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Vivek Wadhwa

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 08/27/2013

Will this be the tweet heard 'round the world?

With Facebook shares rising, the stage is set for Twitter

By Dominic Basulto  |  12:17 PM ET, 08/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A Twitter IPO

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 08/26/2013

Microsoft's best hope after Ballmer? A breakup.

As with the old Soviet Union, creativity is being stifled by bureaucracy, turf wars, and central planning.

By Vivek Wadhwa  |  11:46 AM ET, 08/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Microsoft's future

Posted at 06:02 AM ET, 08/26/2013

Race to wire the world may end up re-wiring us

Once 'the next 5 billion' start using the Internet in ways we cannot imagine, things will begin to tip in favor of the developing world.

By Dominic Basulto  |  06:02 AM ET, 08/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  "The next 5 billion"

Posted at 05:04 PM ET, 08/23/2013

Will Google Glass really be in vogue this fall?

Could a sexy layout in Vogue make wearable tech a must-have accessory.

By Dominic Basulto  |  05:04 PM ET, 08/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google Glass, Technology

Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 08/16/2013

A new chapter for Innovations

On leaving Innovations for "a hub for innovators" -- Stanford's d.school.

By Emi Kolawole  |  01:56 PM ET, 08/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Editor's Corner

Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 08/16/2013

The Jetsons vs. Futurama: Which one will be our innovation future?

The Jetsons future is about resolving one of the central innovation dilemmas of our current era are we becoming more or less innovative?

By Dominic Basulto  |  12:12 PM ET, 08/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Design, Technology

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 08/14/2013

Where Starbucks is more innovative than Apple

Forbes released its "World's Most Innovative Companies" list and quite a few notables are missing.

By Emi Kolawole  |  03:34 PM ET, 08/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  business

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 08/14/2013

North Korea, innovation powerhouse?

Can a dictatorship with a nearly impenetrable wall of secrecy also be capable of innovation?

By Dominic Basulto  |  10:26 AM ET, 08/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  business, Technology

Posted at 04:29 PM ET, 08/12/2013

A lot of people are game for a one-way ticket to Mars -- more than 100,000 of them

The Dutch non-profit that's offering one-way tickets for a highly improbable mission to colonize Mars reaches a milestone.

By Emi Kolawole  |  04:29 PM ET, 08/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Space

Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 08/12/2013

Elon Musk unveils 'Hyperloop' plans

The Tesla and SpaceX executive published a 57-page paper detailing his ideas.

By Emi Kolawole  |  12:48 PM ET, 08/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Design

Posted at 04:35 PM ET, 08/09/2013

At LinkedIn, big data meets human resources

Every second, more than two more people join LinkedIn's network of 238 million members.

By Sarah Halzack  |  04:35 PM ET, 08/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  business, Technology

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 08/08/2013

Innovators, it's time to fly coach class

The airline industry could not be more ripe for disruptive innovation.

By Dominic Basulto  |  11:15 AM ET, 08/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:52 PM ET, 08/07/2013

Gambling with the soul of America

If you had told me a documentary could shift my mindset, I would have said you were crazy. That was before I watched "Documented."

By Vivek Wadhwa  |  12:52 PM ET, 08/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Column, Entertainment, Immigration

Posted at 05:52 PM ET, 08/06/2013

Of Apollo, newspapers and ticking clocks

Headlines have focused on Jeff Bezos-the-innovator. But it's more critical he seems to like old things and long waits.

By Emi Kolawole  |  05:52 PM ET, 08/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Editor's Corner

Posted at 01:02 PM ET, 08/06/2013

Where's the beef? It's in the lab.

Lab grown beef is just the beginning when it comes to the future of food.

By Dominic Basulto  |  01:02 PM ET, 08/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Technology

Posted at 12:34 PM ET, 08/05/2013

A robotic first, a rover's first year and a new Doctor for the Tardis

A talking, humanoid robot heads to space, the Mars rover Curiosity's year on Mars and the new Doctor.

By Emi Kolawole  |  12:34 PM ET, 08/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Entertainment, Innovations in 5, Space, Video

Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 08/02/2013

Let's curb our 3D-printer enthusiasm, folks

Policymakers, including President Obama, are hyping 3D printing. They need to stop.

By Vivek Wadhwa  |  10:44 AM ET, 08/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:42 PM ET, 08/01/2013

Curiosity's year on Mars and Lego's new robots

A look at Curiosity's year on Mars and Lego's new robotics construction kit.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:42 PM ET, 08/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Innovations in 5, Video

Posted at 04:15 PM ET, 08/01/2013

Starbucks, Google and the future of work

Expect the idea of working in a traditional office to become very quaint.

By Dominic Basulto  |  04:15 PM ET, 08/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Design, Technology

 

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