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Q&A: Bay Area firm focuses on social side of VR

June 19, 2017 - 2:21pm

Career Path: Former computer store owner turns T-shirt giant

Josh Kent, founder and CEO of SunFrog, launched the T-shirt company three years ago with a design intended for social sharing to boost profits. | Photo courtesy of SunFrog

June 7, 2017 - 5:54pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

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Innovation of the Week: Apple finds its voice with the HomePod

Apple rolled out the HomePod smart speaker at its Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, California this week. | Photo by Apple

June 6, 2017 - 6:16pm

Career Path: From grad school dropout to Hollywood acclaim

Photo courtesy of Eric Boulanger

June 6, 2017 - 1:27pm

Innovation of the Week: ARM’s new processors promises universal AI

An estimated 86 billion total chips shipped last year, according to ARM. | Photo courtesy of AAAndrey A via Wikimedia. 

June 1, 2017 - 6:22pm

Innovation of the Week: Real estate app aims to help Bay Area buyers save

Reali cuts the middlemen out of real-estate purchases. | Photo by Reali

May 25, 2017 - 7:16pm

The nose knows: Specialty firm evaluates all things stinky

From left Chuck, Donna and Mike McGinley take a break in a gazebo overlooking Stillwater’s historic lift bridge on the St. Croix River. | Photo courtesy of Cami Enke, Hazel Brown and Blue Photography.

May 25, 2017 - 4:35pm

It's marijuana delivery; Eaze CEO talks business model

Eaze CEO Jim Patterson . | Photo by Eaze

May 17, 2017 - 6:29pm

In-car entertainment startup takes a backseat ride to success

From left to right, CEO Rob Flessner, VP of Sales Michael Dillon and CTO Eugene Kurdzesau testing the Vugo experience. | Photo courtesy of Vugo.

May 9, 2017 - 1:08pm