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2014/08/01 15:37
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Fwd: Re: Client ListGoogle is stealing away Microsoft’s future corporate customers Microsoft has long dominated the corporate-software market, and its new CEO Satya Nadella has set his sights on...
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2014/08/01 01:14
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A majority of a doctor’s time is spent jotting down notes about a patient for the next doctor on duty over and over again with a pen and paper, according to Dr. Jeeshan Chowdury. His new Y...
2014/07/31 18:14
2014/07/31 18:14
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Twitter is acquiring a small password security startup called Mitro for its New York office. Mitro built a way that multiple people can share or control passwords to a single account. The most...
2014/07/31 07:58
2014/07/31 07:58
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TechCrunch China 2014 Speaker Lineup: Co-founders from Secret, Bellabeat, and CloudFlare From August 11th to August 12th, TechCrunch China and TechNode will hold the annual conference in Beijing,...
2014/07/30 21:14
2014/07/30 21:14
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If you’ve been to a Starbucks in the past year or so, it’s almost guaranteed you’ve seen someone in line pay with their smartphone by opening the Starbucks app and holding a bar code up to a scanner....
2014/07/29 21:16
2014/07/29 21:16
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Can Connecting Your Car to Your Smartphone Save Money on Gas? Looking to save money on gas? A new startup is offering a high-tech backseat driver to help. San Francisco startup Automatic says it can...
2014/07/29 18:15
2014/07/29 18:15
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Will venture capital move beyond the boundaries of Silicon Valley? Apple released its fiscal third-quarter earnings on Tuesday, and while last quarter the company sold 35.2 million iPhones -- a 13%...
2014/07/29 17:14
2014/07/29 17:14
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When we last checked in with New York-based Think Gaming, the company was hoping to create a sort of AngelList for mobile games in an effort to connect developers with strategic partners and...
2014/07/29 15:46
2014/07/29 15:46
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HIPSTER PHOTO-SHARING APP Instagram will switch to HTTPS following the discovery of a zero-day vulnerability in the mobile app that is believed to allow an attacker to hijack a user's...
2014/07/28 12:14
2014/07/28 12:14
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... Low Energy and iBeacon are the building blocks of the next wave of computing,” says Max Niederhofer of the micro-location technology that lets your smartphone trigger events based on how...
2014/07/27 04:42
2014/07/27 04:42
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More than one quarter of the U.S. population lives alone. Per the latest census, single-person households are now the single largest segment of the U.S. population. This is a first. What a dramatic...
2014/07/26 15:18
2014/07/26 15:18
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A new startup, Fixed, is helping San Francisco residents fight parking tickets with a mobile app. David Hegarty and DJ Burdick cofounded Fixed last fall after Hegarty received five parking tickets in...
2014/07/26 01:18
2014/07/26 01:18
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In the wake of a string of tech companies releasing their diversity statistics, the subject has become a hot debate around the internet. Y Combinator President Sam Altman thinks that's a dumb thing to...
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2014/07/25 21:08
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Altman, the source added, "is very sure of himself and his ideas. His hit rate is lower than his confidence would suggest. But if it works for you, he's great." Another source said Altman "likes...
2014/07/25 18:26
2014/07/25 18:26
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Seed funding Fixed, a mobile app which allows users to protest parking tickets, has raised $1.2 million in seed funding from Y Combinator, Merus Capital and other angel investors. Users can upload a...
2014/07/24 21:14
2014/07/24 21:14
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Let’s say you’re a founder and want to join an accelerator, but you’re not sure which one. Nowadays there are dozens of different tech accelerator or incubator programs out there to choose from, and...
2014/07/24 19:14
2014/07/24 19:14
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Fixed, the clever mobile application that helps you fight your parking tickets just by snapping a photo of the ticket with your mobile phone, has now closed on $1.2 million in seed funding. Investors...
2014/07/24 19:14
2014/07/24 19:14
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Lawncare and landscaping are areas that have remained largely un-”disrupted” in the whole software eating the world trend that’s been going on in recent years. If you’re in one of the 80 percent of...
2014/07/24 15:58
2014/07/24 15:58
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While the troublesome gender gap in tech has become a familiar trope nationwide, a new study finds that the widest such gap can be found in Silicon Alley. As part of its 2014 Innovation Economy...
2014/07/23 20:16
2014/07/23 20:16
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... is a superpower,” said Reddit co-founder and partner at Y Combinator Alexis Ohanian. He told FOX Business Network’s Cheryl Casone that MakeGamesWithUs Academy, a Y Combinator company,...
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