Jewelry icon Azza Fahmy is the first woman in Egypt to train with master craftsman. Today her jewelry is worn by celebrities including Rihanna. The heart of the brand's success is its designs drawn from Egyptian history and Islamic culture. » Read More
By: Theresa King, special to CNBC.com
Lively's success in combining lingerie with activewear comes as big companies like Victoria's Secret have begun to fall in popularity. » Read More
By: Erica Yee
As smash hits like Fortnite help make mobile gaming a $70 billion-a-year business, technology firms Asus and Razer are betting there is a market for gaming phones with features and accessories the Apple iPhone and Samsung Galaxy don't offer. » Read More
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Not Impossible Labs, which has invented technology to help paralyzed artists draw again and casualties of war receive 3-D printed prosthetic limbs, has created a new technology, which allows the deaf and the hard of hearing to experience live music. » Read More
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Baby boomers, who never lost their taste for rebellion, want to control every detail of their "stairway to heaven" including buying "pre-need funerals." NBC News reports.
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