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Forging Economic Opportunities in Rural America

Diane Smith | Posted 01.20.2013 | Technology
Diane Smith

Every election cycle, we hear about the divide between urban and rural voters. But what I see most often in my rural backyard is opportunity -- supported by new technologies that have begun to eradicate the distance penalty that used to limit economic success in rural America.

Citizens of Innovation Nation

Marian Salzman | Posted 11.27.2012 | Business
Marian Salzman

There's increasingly a social dimension to innovation, as a new crop of visionaries is addressing global challenges using the tools of connectivity.

Keep It Simple to Raise Your Innovation IQ

Michael Zacka | Posted 11.12.2012 | Business
Michael Zacka

Sustaining innovation calls for commitment to the founding mission that is at the core of a company's raison d'être. And perhaps most importantly, world-changing innovation starts small, and begets more innovation.

Jason Gilbert

Is Nokia The World's Most Innovative Smartphone Maker? | Jason Gilbert | Posted 10.02.2012 | Technology

Let us list the great innovators of our most recent century: In fiction, James Joyce; in popular music, John Lennon; in film, Stanley Kubrick; in porn...

Is the Paradigm Shifting? Food Revolution and Eco-Minded Vehicles

Adrian Grenier | Posted 10.03.2012 | Green
Adrian Grenier

2012-08-03-Screenshot20120803at11.37.32AM.jpgWe're training our camera on 10 people who are changing the way we live today.

Streetlamp Meets Umbrella: 'Lampbrella' Offers Automatic Shelter On Rainy Days

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 07.16.2012 | Technology

It's raining, you don't have an umbrella, and there are no awnings in sight. Mikhail Belyaev would like to have you covered with his latest invention,...

Why Our Innovators Traffic In Trifles

The Wall Street Journal | Posted 07.09.2012 | Technology

When Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg announced in April that his company would pay $1 billion in cash and stock to buy Instagram, the deal put an exclamati...

You Want Disrupt With That? Why New York is Good for Silicon Valley Tech

Douglas Crets | Posted 07.31.2012 | Technology
Douglas Crets

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is making easier for people to come to New York City and start up their companies, but it goes beyond useful city policies and cheaper rents, or marketing.

It's Time for Technology to Disrupt Education

Larry Magid | Posted 07.10.2012 | Technology
Larry Magid

Thanks to technology, the world can be our teacher and the Internet our classroom. What should matter is not so much your degree or grade point average but how well equipped you are for the next stage in life.

Stop Blabbing About Innovation and Start Actually Doing It

Aaron Shapiro | Posted 06.18.2012 | Business
Aaron Shapiro

Instead of innovating on your weekends, overcome the structural impediments and time constraints to real change by approaching innovation from two directions: outside-in and inside-out.

Seldom Acknowledged Innovation Was Edison's 'Greatest?'

Posted 04.08.2012 | Science

By: Jeremy Hsu, InnovationNewsDaily Senior Writer Published: 04/07/2012 09:45 AM EDT on InnovationNewsDaily Thomas Edison's record as an America...

Education and Infrastructure: Rebuilding America

Kathy Kemper | Posted 05.27.2012 | Business
Kathy Kemper

People are America's most valuable resource and if we want to get ahead in a competitive global economy, we need to invest in our human capital.

Student Innovators "Get Their Genius On"

Nancy Conrad | Posted 05.13.2012 | Impact
Nancy Conrad

Innovators like Steve Jobs don't just happen -- they are grown. The question is how? The simple answer is: young minds must be challenged and engaged.

ARPA-E on the Practical Side of (Energy) Innovation

Joan Michelson | Posted 05.07.2012 | Small Business
Joan Michelson

Here are six tips distilled for aspiring entrepreneurs from Steve Blank and others at the summit.

A Young Entrepreneur's Innovative Approach to Success

Michael B. Fishbein | Posted 05.02.2012 | Business
Michael B. Fishbein

"How to Start a Venture Capital Firm." A Skillshare class... taught by a 21-year-old college dropout! Not even a Harvard-dropout, a small-liberal-arts-college-with-a-mediocre-reputation-in-upstate-New-York-dropout. I was skeptical but intrigued.

Profile in Courage: On Frontlines of Arizona Crisis, Mexican American Studies Director Sean Arce Teaches Nation an Enduring Lesson

Jeff Biggers | Posted 10.15.2011 | Education
Jeff Biggers

As Tucson Unified School District students returned to the classroom yesterday, the towering role of one education innovator is being championed by a broad spectrum of local students, parents, teachers, community members and national scholars.

Innovation Crisis in Black America, Pt. 1

Mike Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mike Green

There is a crisis occurring in 12.3% of the American population, otherwise known as Black America. The crumbling economic infrastructure of the natio...

HuffPost Innovators Series: Audimated, Rural America Onshore Outsourcing, Groundlink (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In our latest edition of the HuffPost Innovators Series, we've highlighted a company that's bringing sustainability to the denim market, a startup tha...

HuffPost Innovators: InnoCentive, Waste Farmers And More (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In the latest version of our HuffPost Innovators Series, we've compiled some of the most interesting and promising startups from the HuffPost communit...

HuffPost Innovators Series - Catchafire, LookTel And More (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

If the economic recovery is going to happen any time soon, these are the kind of companies that will be leading the way. As the economy continues ...

HuffPost Business Is Looking For The 'Innovator Of The Week'

Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

We're looking for a few good innovators. As the U.S. economy digs out from underneath the rubble of the greatest financial crisis since the Great De...