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  • Investing: Cash in on the next big thing

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance If we knew what the next big thing was, we'd all make a fortune, right? Maybe the next-best thing for investors is to seek out the innovators. These are the companies that dream up the new things -- or new ways to make them...
  • Florida Sen. Marco Rubio outlines his vision for economic growth

    Florida Sen. Marco Rubio outlines his vision for economic growth
    WASHINGTON – With his standing among the conservative base still hobbled by his support for immigration reform, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio has settled on a new course, staking his claim as a leader of the Republican Party's wonk wing. The latest...
  • Oprah Winfrey's Harpo Films Pins Down Rights to 'The Invention of Wings'

    Oprah Winfrey's production shingle Harpo Films has acquired rights to "The Secret Life of Bees" author Sue Monk Kidd's latest tome "The Invention of Wings." The book, which debuted in January at No. 1 on the New York Times bestsellers list, centers on...
  • FCC Chairman Defends Net Neutrality Proposals As Protecting Competition

    FCC chairman Tom Wheeler pushed back against reports that his proposals for net neutrality, introduced to fellow commissioners on Thursday, are watering down the agency's efforts to preserve an open Internet and allowing for a landscape that will freeze...
  • Oprah Winfrey to turn Sue Monk Kidd's 'Invention of Wings' into film

    Oprah Winfrey to turn Sue Monk Kidd's 'Invention of Wings' into film
    Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Films has produced just one movie in the last 15 years ("The Great Debaters"), and Winfrey herself has starred in just one film of her own ("Lee Daniels' The Butler). But Harpo on Tuesday made a big move on the development...
  • Caltech bioengineer selected for high honor

    Caltech bioengineer selected for high honor
    La CaƱada resident and Caltech bioengineer Frances Arnold has been selected for induction into the National Inventors Hall of Fame for her pioneering work in bioengineering and directed evolution, Caltech announced this week. Arnold, a co-inventor on...
  • As cybersecurity industry grows, Howard County firms flex muscle

    As cybersecurity industry grows, Howard County firms flex muscle
    High-profile cyber attacks on organizations such as Target and Neiman Marcus have drawn increased attention to the cybersecurity industry — an industry that continues to thrive in Maryland, and specifically in Howard County. Local cybersecurity...
  • eMerge Americas tech conference firms up agenda

    There will be tech company contests with prizes worth up to $100,000, talks by gurus the likes of IBM's innovation chief and entertainment by stars like rapper Pitbull. Organizers are busy developing the agenda for this spring's eMerge Americas Techweek...
  • Obama touts his high-tech initiative to boost economy

    RALEIGH, N.C. — Saying he sees a possible "breakthrough" year for the U.S. economy, President Obama touted a new manufacturing institute in this state's technology hub, an election-year attempt to show he can advance his agenda without his...
  • Local innovators part of electronics trade show

    Local innovators part of electronics trade show
    A First World family feud and a lights-out epiphany in Central America resulted in two of this year's most talked-about launches at the 2014 International CES, the world's largest consumer electronics trade show, held each January in Las Vegas. For many...
  • Good things can happen when workers are free to take risks

     Good things can happen when workers are free to take risks
    As Central Florida businesses strap in for 2014, innovation is the magic mojo, the secret sauce that every company hopes to cook up. It's the product that puts them on the map, the new service that stuns competitors, the revelation that blows up an...