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Top 10 Early-Stage Venture Capital Deals of 2014
VC 100

Top 10 Early-Stage Venture Capital Deals of 2014

Check out which little-known startups and sectors landed major funding in 2014.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Google Digs Deeper Into Mobile Wallets: Your Weekly News Roundup
Weekly News Roundup

Google Digs Deeper Into Mobile Wallets: Your Weekly News Roundup

Google's latest moves in the mobile payment market and Apple's plans to expand across the pond.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Facebook Updates Its Suicide Prevention Tools
Facebook

Facebook Updates Its Suicide Prevention Tools

The social-media platform has made it easier for users to reach out to their connections whose activity on Facebook indicates they are at risk for self-harm or suicide.
Laura Entis
Apple Faces Second Suit From Victorious Patent Firm
Patents

Apple Faces Second Suit From Victorious Patent Firm

A Texas company is again suing the tech giant, this time over the same patents' use in devices introduced after the original case was underway.
The New Health Market May Be the Single Greatest Business Opportunity of Our Lifetimes
Health Care

The New Health Market May Be the Single Greatest Business Opportunity of Our Lifetimes

With billions being poured into the medical field, the status quo is no longer an option. It's time for entrepreneurs to enter the fold.
Tom Main
FCC Adopts Tough Net Neutrality Rule in Historic Regulatory Shift
Net Neutrality

FCC Adopts Tough Net Neutrality Rule in Historic Regulatory Shift

A raucous debate that has unfolded over the past year has concluded with what appears to be permanent protection of the Internet as open platform for entrepreneurs and free speech.
Peter Page
Google to Hand Out 'Infinity Million' Dollars to Hackers Who Break Into Google Chrome
Hackathons

Google to Hand Out 'Infinity Million' Dollars to Hackers Who Break Into Google Chrome

The search giant retires its annual hackathon, replaces it with an around-the-clock program that allows hackers to submit (and get paid for) finding bugs anytime, from anywhere.
Laura Entis
Apple Ordered to Pay $533 Million for Patent Infringement
Patents

Apple Ordered to Pay $533 Million for Patent Infringement

A federal jury in Texas found that its iTunes software infringed three patents owned by patent licensing firm Smartflash LLC.
9-Year-Old Entrepreneur Launches Teeth-Friendly Lollipop Company
Young Entrepreneurs

9-Year-Old Entrepreneur Launches Teeth-Friendly Lollipop Company

Zollipops are the creation of one innovative, young thinker who knew there was a market for treats that tasted good and were good for you.
Adam Toren
From Bacon and Eggs to Parcels and Packages: Waffle House Joins Roadie in Sharing Economy Partnership
Business Partnership

From Bacon and Eggs to Parcels and Packages: Waffle House Joins Roadie in Sharing Economy Partnership

The ubiquitous diner has partnered with an Atlanta-based startup, offering its restaurants as a meeting place for the peer-to-peer delivery service's users.
Carly Okyle
Amazon Is Getting Ready to Publish Its First Batch of Crowdsourced E-Books
Kindle Scout

Amazon Is Getting Ready to Publish Its First Batch of Crowdsourced E-Books

The first 10 books will be published on March 3, with preorders beginning today.
Laura Entis
FTC Fines Two Health Apps That 'Lack Adequate Evidence to Support Their Claims'
Health

FTC Fines Two Health Apps That 'Lack Adequate Evidence to Support Their Claims'

Both apps said they could diagnose melanoma via simple smartphone snapshots.
Laura Entis
Yelp Sues Sites That Claim They Can Sell Business Owners 5-Star Reviews
Legal

Yelp Sues Sites That Claim They Can Sell Business Owners 5-Star Reviews

The embattled crowdsourced review platform returns to court again but this time it is on the other side of the legal line.
Nina Zipkin
Apple to Spend $1.9 Billion on New European Data Centers
Apple

Apple to Spend $1.9 Billion on New European Data Centers

The facilities are expected to be entirely powered by renewable energy and create hundreds of jobs.