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CES Spotlights Will.i.am and 3 Other Mobile Entrepreneurs

mobile, CES, smart phone, entrepreneur

LAS VEGAS—The emergence of mobile devices and the apps that make them tick has opened opportunities for entrepreneurs not seen since the height of the Internet bubble nearly 15 years ago. A panel discussion here on Tuesday at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) spotlighted four startups—i.am+, Bump Technologies, ZocDoc and Rockmelt—banking on the [...]

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Poor Design Can Be Bad—for Your Health

I have always been impressed by the design of the coffee grinder. Here you’ve got a supersharp metal blade spinning around in a buzzing blur and chopping the living bejesus out of those coffee beans. But you never—never!—have to worry about the same thing happening to your fingers. The only time a coffee grinder works [...]

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