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The Maker of a Swallowable Pill That Takes Pictures Sells for $860 Million

Health-care products maker Covidien has snatched up Israel-headquartered Given Imaging in an all-cash deal.

8 Successful Companies Didn't Start That Way (Infographic)

Early iterations of now famous tech startups are almost unrecognizable.

How One Startup Aims to Revolutionize the Hiring Process

This company uses technology to read between the lines to find the best hire in a sea of similar applicants.

A Fashionable, Inflatable Bike Helmet Collar? Yes, You Read That Right.

This Swedish startup has created a bike helmet that you wear around your neck.

NFL, MLB to Supreme Court: If Aereo Wins You'll Have to Watch Sports on Cable

The leagues said they'll take their programming elsewhere if the live TV internet streaming service is allowed to continue its operations.

PayPal Waives Transaction Fees for Promising Startups

The company's new program, Startup Blueprint, provides free transaction services and support to tech startups making less than $3 million a year.

Coinbase Releases iPhone App Amid Strong Market for Bitcoin

During a six-month high in the value of Bitcoin, a venture-backed startup has released an iPhone app that lets you buy, sell and trade bitcoins from your mobile phone.

Payment Processor Dwolla Unexpectedly Cuts Ties With Bitcoin

In a surprise email, the company announced it would be phasing out its service with digital currency businesses.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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