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Web Startup Sniffs Out E-Commerce Fraud
Technology

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
Growth Strategies

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

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.
Jason Fell
How 3-D Printing Startups Are Shaping the Future
Technology

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.
John Patrick Pullen
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
Starting a Business

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