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8 Ingredients Every App and Software Business Plan Needs
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8 Ingredients Every App and Software Business Plan Needs

These factors are important to consider and forecast before you launch your business.
Tim Berry
7 Steps to Hiring the Perfect Mobile App Developer
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7 Steps to Hiring the Perfect Mobile App Developer

Finding someone who understands your vision and knows how to execute it is not easy. Here are seven ways to be sure you're choosing the right person.
Rahul Varshneya
If BlackBerry's New CEO Is Fired, He Walks With $6 Million
Technology

If BlackBerry's New CEO Is Fired, He Walks With $6 Million

The floundering Canadian tech company has set up John Chen with a mostly stock-based compensation package, but cash if he is terminated.
Catherine Clifford
SoundCloud Wants 1 Billion Users a Day
Technology

SoundCloud Wants 1 Billion Users a Day

The Berlin-based online music platform has gone from being relative niche platform for techno musicians to an audio hub for everyone from the White House to Beyoncé in the last three years.
Catherine Clifford
9 Women in Tech Building Apps That Make a Difference
Technology

9 Women in Tech Building Apps That Make a Difference

To this day, women are far outnumbered by men in the tech world. Here are nine women helping to prove tech development isn't a man's world.
Rahul Varshneya
Say What? Yahoo's Marissa Mayer Buys a Funeral Home
Technology

Say What? Yahoo's Marissa Mayer Buys a Funeral Home

The young Yahoo CEO has purchased the property that houses Palo Alto's oldest funeral parlor, according to reports.
Catherine Clifford
Intel's Futurist: We'll Soon Be Living In Computers
Technology

Intel's Futurist: We'll Soon Be Living In Computers

As the size of a computer chip approaches zero, computational power will be everywhere and in everything, says Brian David Johnson, the resident futurist at Intel.
Catherine Clifford
Step Aside, San Francisco: New York-Based Companies Expected to Steal the IPO Show
Technology

Step Aside, San Francisco: New York-Based Companies Expected to Steal the IPO Show

As investor appetite improves and the Big Apple's tech scene continues to mature, analysts expect New York City to become a hub of tech IPO activity in coming years.
Catherine Clifford
Megatron, Eat Your Heart Out. MIT Has Built 'Transformer' Blocks.
Technology

Megatron, Eat Your Heart Out. MIT Has Built 'Transformer' Blocks.

Even in this early prototype, these robotic blocks can self-assemble into different shapes.
Jason Fell
Why Your Business Should Get in on the Gamification Trend
Technology

Why Your Business Should Get in on the Gamification Trend

Gamification, a principle for applying gameplay mechanics and theories to everyday problems, is growing in popularity. Here's how your small business can start playing.
Jason Ankeny
How Starbucks Went Digital-- And Why You Should, Too (Infographic)
Technology

How Starbucks Went Digital-- And Why You Should, Too (Infographic)

As most execs feel their companies aren't going digital quickly enough, Starbucks provides a model for tech success.
Kate Taylor
7 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week
Technology

7 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week

NEXT gets startups on the fast track, the Glimpse conference shows them the future, Feast makes them think, Martha Stewart's American Made teaches them to cook. This week's notable news and startup events for entrepreneurs.
Bloomberg Says London, Not Silicon Valley, Is New York City's Top Tech Competitor
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Bloomberg Says London, Not Silicon Valley, Is New York City's Top Tech Competitor

In the battle to reign supreme in the tech sector, the mayor of New York City says London is the city to watch.
Catherine Clifford
T-Mobile Eliminates International Data Fees for Individuals and Businesses
Technology

T-Mobile Eliminates International Data Fees for Individuals and Businesses

In a win for business travelers, the wireless carrier will slash fees for data and texting in more than 100 countries beginning October 31.
Lyneka Little