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CEO of $25 Million Invention “Scam” Company Arrested for Domestic Violence

Ever since they found out the company that promised to bring their ideas to life was actually just a massive scam, the would-be inventors who lost thousands to World Patent Marketing have hoped to see the company’s CEO behind bars. In April, Scott Jason …
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Duolingo’s CEO on how he built a $700 million company and why he gave away his first invention to Yahoo for free

You may never have heard of Luis von Ahn. But if you’ve ever verified that you’re not a robot online, you’ve probably used something he created. And that’s fine by him. He doesn’t read stories about himself, and when he says he’s not motivated by money, he …
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This Company Rents Brains to PepsiCo and Others With Thorny Problems

Say your company needs an invention, process or widget but the research guys are out of ideas. Who ya gonna call? If you’re PepsiCo—or, for that matter, Meat and Livestock Australia—the answer is Xinova, a Seattle-based company that essentially rents …
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From Light Bulb to Industrial Powerhouse: A Brief History of General Electric Company

To this day, GE’s spirit of invention fuels the company’s mission to move, power, build, and cure the world. A company of firsts Throughout its existence, General Electric has been responsible for many “firsts” in the world. Near the turn of the 20th …
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Why Some Of The Most Celebrated Inventions Are Corrected Failures – Fast Company

Why Some Of The Most Celebrated Inventions Are Corrected Failures
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The book is the story of how some of the most celebrated inventions in our past and present are simply corrections after failed attempts. Such insights into a most undesirable state and the success of Lewis' first book, which most recently reached the

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Seven New IBM Fellows Named as Company Celebrates Heritage of Innovation – Yahoo Finance

His key inventions include extendible hashing … affording clients more time to make decisions and react to changing situations more rapidly. This new breed of “context aware computing” holds big promise for organizations across a variety …
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