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Here's What the First Hires at Apple, Google and Other Top Tech Companies Are Doing Now
Tech Startups

Here's What the First Hires at Apple, Google and Other Top Tech Companies Are Doing Now

Some made millions, others saw fortunes slip through their fingers, and some have joined or founded other startups.
Alyson Shontell
Android Co-Founder Andy Rubin to Leave Google
Android

Android Co-Founder Andy Rubin to Leave Google

Rubin will start a company to support startups interested in building technology-hardware products.
This Entrepreneur Is Crazy Enough to Take on Microsoft
Tech Startups

This Entrepreneur Is Crazy Enough to Take on Microsoft

Is Microsoft's productivity empire vulnerable? The founder of CloudOn thinks so.
Erin Griffith
Mystery Startup Magic Leap Raises $542 Million From Google, Others
Tech Startups

Mystery Startup Magic Leap Raises $542 Million From Google, Others

Little is known about the company's augmented reality product.
Crazy, Insane Startups Are This Tech Investor's Meat and Potatoes
Tech Startups

Crazy, Insane Startups Are This Tech Investor's Meat and Potatoes

Braintree founder Bryan Johnson has created a fund for start-ups focused on a sci-fi future.
JP Mangalindan
Benefits

Hot Tech Startups Get as Many Perks as They Give

Startup tech companies that provide discounts to others are betting that their use will attract larger, paying customers.
Erin Griffith
New Apps for Renters May Keep Lax Landlords in Line
Apps

New Apps for Renters May Keep Lax Landlords in Line

These new apps are part of a trend toward making new technologies available to U.S. renters.
25 Must-Have Free Fonts for Entrepreneurs and Designers
Design

25 Must-Have Free Fonts for Entrepreneurs and Designers

For a distinctive website or publication, only the right typeface and lettering will do. Here's a roundup of the best at a startup-friendly price point.
Casey Ark
A $300 Tech-Powered Yoga Mat
Fitness Businesses

A $300 Tech-Powered Yoga Mat

Developed by three entrepreneurs, SmartMat wants to teach you a proper warrior pose.
John Kell
Big Data Bounty: U.S. Startups Challenge Agribusiness Giants
Agribusiness

Big Data Bounty: U.S. Startups Challenge Agribusiness Giants

As the race for dominance on the farm heats up, a number of small tech startups are launching products that compete with giants like Monsanto, Deere and DuPont Pioneer.
Sick of Apple? Check Out Carrot, a Wireless Vegetable That's Exactly What the Name Suggests.
Startups

Sick of Apple? Check Out Carrot, a Wireless Vegetable That's Exactly What the Name Suggests.

Carrot pokes fun at Apple and other tech companies by satirizing the all-too-familiar clich├ęs of Silicon Valley product makers.
Kate Taylor
Who Will Step Up and Disrupt the Real Estate Industry?
Real estate

Who Will Step Up and Disrupt the Real Estate Industry?

Much like the media, taxi and hotel industries before it, smart entrepreneurs can and will inject new ideas and technology into a traditional market.
Brenton Hayden
Google to Open Campus for Entrepreneurs in Madrid
Google

Google to Open Campus for Entrepreneurs in Madrid

After successfully launching startup community centers in London and Tel Aviv, the global search goliath is now cultivating its entrepreneurial reign in Spain.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Why Women Leave Tech: It Isn't Because 'Math is Hard'
Culture

Why Women Leave Tech: It Isn't Because 'Math is Hard'

Stories from 716 women who left tech show that the industry's biggest issue isn't related to science education.
Kieran Snyder