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Digital TV Startup Aereo May Wind Up in the Supreme Court

Digital TV Startup Aereo May Wind Up in the Supreme Court

Aereo won a court victory in Boston today, but the fight over the startup's ability to provide digital streams of broadcast signals is far from over.
3 Ways Tech Entrepreneurs Can Help, and Grow, During a Natural Disaster

3 Ways Tech Entrepreneurs Can Help, and Grow, During a Natural Disaster

In a time of need, the efforts of tech 'treps who volunteer can go a long way toward charity, networking and pushing innovation.
3 Quirky, Innovative Startups From TechCrunch Disrupt

3 Quirky, Innovative Startups From TechCrunch Disrupt

We look at a trio of hot tech niche startups that stirred up some buzz at the big tech event in San Francisco this week.
Web Startup Sniffs Out E-Commerce Fraud

Web Startup Sniffs Out E-Commerce Fraud

Sift Science is a cloud-based service that tracks consumer e-commerce behavior patterns and assigns every user a "fraud score."

Aaron Levie on Box's $1 Billion Valuation and Solving the World's 'Unsexy' Problems

From college dropout to enterprise-software wunderkind, the CEO of Box dishes about working with Mark Cuban and his top success tips.
Move Over James Bond. Here Comes a Jetpack for the Rest of Us

Move Over James Bond. Here Comes a Jetpack for the Rest of Us

A company in New Zealand thinks it's finally time we take our commute to the skies, jetpack-style.
How 3-D Printing Startups Are Shaping the Future

How 3-D Printing Startups Are Shaping the Future

A look at three new companies that are pushing their ways to the forefront of 3-D printing.
This New Software Lets You Turn Any Surface Into a Touch Screen

This New Software Lets You Turn Any Surface Into a Touch Screen

Users can project their desktop onto a flat surface and control it with the Windows Kinect sensor.

How This Techstars Startup Got Acquired Before It Officially Started Up

GoodApril co-founder Mitch Fox provides insight into the quick acquisition by Intuit.
Redefining Mobile: Startup Creates James Bond-Worthy Gadgets

Redefining Mobile: Startup Creates James Bond-Worthy Gadgets

The Myo armband can control a computer from across the room, and it's just the beginning of what Thalmic Labs has planned.

Why Zynga Burst OMGPOP's Balloon

Zynga announces its $200 million acquisition OMGPOP will be shutting down end of September.

The Big Apple to Tech-Savvy New Graduates: 'We're Hiring'

A recent report has New York City and Boston seeing major growth in hiring for tech-media companies.
This Startup's Biggest Hurdle Became Its Greatest Opportunity

This Startup's Biggest Hurdle Became Its Greatest Opportunity

TalentBin's founders' plan to foster peer reviews of job candidates didn't pan out, but it paved the way for an even bigger idea -- finding those job candidates in the first place.
Investors See Opportunities in Bitcoin's High-Risk Market

Investors See Opportunities in Bitcoin's High-Risk Market

A recent panel of angel investors, venture capitalists and entrepreneurs discussed why the cryptocurrency could be a transformative technology.

Silver Lining in Motor City: How Detroit's Startup Scene is Shrugging Off Bankruptcy

With the dubious honor of filing for the biggest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history, cuts to various economic development programs may not be far off. Startups are unmoved, however.
Lost Keys? No Problem. This Gadget Can Locate Virtually Anything

Lost Keys? No Problem. This Gadget Can Locate Virtually Anything

Tile is a Bluetooth-enabled device and app that lets users keep tabs on their most valuable items.
Omnicom, Publicis Merger Reveals Big Data's Influence on Ad Business

Omnicom, Publicis Merger Reveals Big Data's Influence on Ad Business

The two advertising stalwarts are teaming up in a $35.1 billion merger to fight off digital competition from the likes of Google, Facebook and hundreds of ad-tech startups.
No Joke, These 'Smart Diapers' Can Detect Your Child's Health

No Joke, These 'Smart Diapers' Can Detect Your Child's Health

A New York tech startup has combined diapers with a mobile app to give parents real-time health info on their babies.
3 Tech Startups Poised to Disrupt the Comic Book Industry

3 Tech Startups Poised to Disrupt the Comic Book Industry

Comic-Con is sold out. Comic book movies are cleaning up. Are comic books a thing of the past? Not if these digital startups can help it.
How One U.S. City Became an Unexpected Hub for Tech Startups

How One U.S. City Became an Unexpected Hub for Tech Startups

California and New York aren't the last word in tech. Read our take on how Cincinnati is becoming a home for startups.

Gangnam: The Silicon Valley of South Korea

Forget Gangnam Style. The song's namesake has a lot more going for it in the entrepreneurial sphere.
Ready to Disrupt? How to Launch a Fin-Tech Startup

Ready to Disrupt? How to Launch a Fin-Tech Startup

Today's fin-tech companies are shaking up Wall Street. We ask three graduates of New York's FinTech Innovaton Lab about their best advice for starting up.
George W. Bush Becomes Latest High-Profile Supporter of Immigration Reform

George W. Bush Becomes Latest High-Profile Supporter of Immigration Reform

In a speech at the George W. Bush Institute, the former president became the latest leader to publicly voice his support for immigration reform.

Why Starting Small Can Mean Big Business for Your Career

Working at a startup used to be risky for career-minded young people. It's now gaining ground as the first stop on the road to gainful employment.

Welcome to the Real World, Now What?

Now that school is over and youÂ’re entering the workforce -- and possibly starting up -- you may find the new journey jarring. Here are four ways to ease the transition.

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