Hobbyists and do-it-yourselfers were 'makers' long before the term was coined. What's new today is the combination of networking, open-source knowledge transfer, crowdfunding, and relatively cheap machines such as 3-D printers.
A new report finds a decline in the portion of US firms that are young, growing, and creating jobs. Fewer entrepreneurs could mean the economy is shifting onto a slower-growth, lower-prosperity track.
Retail stores had a tough holiday season, and much of that was due to poor foot traffic in an increasingly e-commerce retail space. So what are they doing to get customers back in the store? Racetrack layouts, non-existent checkout lines, and selfie-ready dressing rooms.
Yukari Iwantani Kane's new book 'Haunted Empire' questions the future of Apple without Steve Jobs at the helm. Cook says 'Empire' 'fails to capture Apple, Steve, or anyone else in the company.'
Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Inc has taken up the reins for the 'hyperloop' high-speed transportation system introduced by Tesla Motors chief executive Elon Musk earlier this year.