Some of this year's coolest toys are from small toymakers. Here are seven hot toys that just might be the smash-hit of the holiday 2012 season.
Vermont, California and Idaho were among the 10 states with the most patent activity in 2011, according to the State Entrepreneurship Index by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Here's what's triggering the innovation.
In a lousy economy, startup ideas can be found in surprising places. We asked Thumbtack.com which opportunities are drawing the most interest from entrepreneurs and their customers.
Seven cancer survivors confronted life-threatening diseases and turned their experiences into successful small business ideas.
Over the last 5 years, commuting by bike has risen 25%, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Dozens of companies have sprung up to fill the demand.
American food chains operating abroad must cater to local tastes to succeed. The results are spectacular.
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These multi-million-dollar cars sold for top dollar at this year's Pebble Beach collector car auctions.
Few people outside China have ever tasted the top-selling brew in the world.
On his days off, stylist Mark Bustos gives free haircuts to the homeless. Here are some of the transformations.
From the wacky to the sexy to the yummy, here are some of the most surprising things you can make with at 3-D printer.
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The MobiPrize, conducted by SMART at the University of Michigan, recognizes innovation in global transportation. From microcars to auto rickshaws, these six startups ...
Despite the stronger economy, these companies have slashed thousands of jobs this year.