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

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.
Benjamin Kabin
How This Techstars Startup Got Acquired Before It Officially Started Up
Starting a Business

How This Techstars Startup Got Acquired Before It Officially Started Up

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

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.
Logan Kugler
Why Zynga Burst OMGPOP's Balloon
Starting a Business

Why Zynga Burst OMGPOP's Balloon

Zynga announces its $200 million acquisition OMGPOP will be shutting down end of September.
Andrea Huspeni
The Big Apple to Tech-Savvy New Graduates: 'We're Hiring'
Starting a Business

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.
Andrea Huspeni
This Startup's Biggest Hurdle Became Its Greatest Opportunity
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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.
Sarah Max
Investors See Opportunities in Bitcoin's High-Risk Market
Technology

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.
Brian Patrick Eha
Silver Lining in Motor City: How Detroit's Startup Scene is Shrugging Off Bankruptcy
Starting a Business

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

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.
Jason Fell
Omnicom, Publicis Merger Reveals Big Data's Influence on Ad Business
Marketing

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.
Colleen DeBaise
No Joke, These 'Smart Diapers' Can Detect Your Child's Health
Technology

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.
Jason Fell
3 Tech Startups Poised to Disrupt the Comic Book Industry
Starting a Business

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

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.
Brian Patrick Eha
Gangnam: The Silicon Valley of South Korea
Growth Strategies

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.
Neil Parmar