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

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Spin Master sparks the latest toy frenzy

Toy shelves across North America and around the world have been picked clean of Hatchimals, with no promise of reinforcements before the holiday season is through. | Crain's photo by Geoff Martin.

November 11, 2016 - 2:51pm

New T-Mobile device gives older cars all-in-one Wi-Fi connectivity

T-Mobile's SyncUP DRIVE lets older cars be Wi-Fi connected. I Photo courtesy of T-Mobile.

November 11, 2016 - 11:46am

New Rover report card puts pet parents’ minds at ease

Rover dog walker Madisyn Schultz uses the new report card app on daily excursions with her pet pals. | Photo by Miles Erickson.

November 8, 2016 - 10:06am

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: Tesla tries to raise the solar roof

A house with Tesla's solar roof tiles installed | Photo from Tesla Motors

November 1, 2016 - 7:47pm

Oregon hopes to ride waves of the future with marine renewable energy efforts

This image shows a wave energy prototype developed by Oregon State University researchers as it was being tested in the open ocean in October 2007. | Photo courtesy of OSU via Flickr.

November 1, 2016 - 4:47pm

Giving workers more flexibility can extend lives, study finds

Celadon Trucking’s Gordon Day is taking advantage of a new company policy that allows drivers to take their cats and dogs on the road with them. An Indiana University study found that giving workers in high-stress jobs additional freedom isn’t just a morale booster but could also help them live longer. | Photo courtesy of Celadon Trucking

October 27, 2016 - 3:58pm

Portland Roasting is on its way to bringing cleaner caffeine to the Rose City

Portland Roasting Coffee, serving up coffee since 1986, aims to be a business that is rooted in relationships with an eye towards global betterment. | Photo courtesy of Oregon Convention Center.

October 25, 2016 - 3:33pm

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