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How to Get a $1 Billion Valuation in Just Eight Months
Valuations

How to Get a $1 Billion Valuation in Just Eight Months

How can Slack, a business software company that makes a product that's less than a year old, be worth more than $1 billion?
Erin Griffith
Microsoft Pushes Toward Virtual Reality With Hologram Headset
Virtual Reality

Microsoft Pushes Toward Virtual Reality With Hologram Headset

The tech company unveiled plans for a prototype visor that can bring the Minecraft video game, Skype calls and more to 3-D life.
Google Reportedly Preparing to Sell Mobile Phone Plans Directly to Customers
Mobile Phones

Google Reportedly Preparing to Sell Mobile Phone Plans Directly to Customers

To do so, the tech giant apparently has struck deals with Sprint and T-Mobile.
Does President Obama's Bid to Bolster Cyber Security Go Far Enough?
Cyber Security

Does President Obama's Bid to Bolster Cyber Security Go Far Enough?

Executives from IBM, Intel, Tanium, Exabeam, and FireEye offer their thoughts on President Obama's bid to bolster cyber security efforts.
Michal Lev-Ram
Microsoft to Give Away Windows 10 as Free Upgrade
Windows 10

Microsoft to Give Away Windows 10 as Free Upgrade

The world's largest software company tries to hold onto customers in the new mobile era that has largely bypassed it.
Jibo, the Personal Robot Startup, Lands $25 Million in Funding
Robotics

Jibo, the Personal Robot Startup, Lands $25 Million in Funding

The Cambridge, Mass., Indiegogo darling is another major money step closer to making its 'friendly' family robot a reality.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How to Lure More Traffic to Your Site
Ask a Geek

How to Lure More Traffic to Your Site

It can be difficult to determine what will be popular on the web, but we have some tips to drive more visitors to your site.
Mikal E. Belicove
This Company Is Squeezing an Entire Computer Into a Mouse -- All You Need Is a Monitor
Far Out Tech

This Company Is Squeezing an Entire Computer Into a Mouse -- All You Need Is a Monitor

A Polish tinkerer has created the ultimate compact PC - one that's small enough to fit inside a conventional mouse.
Dave Smith
Dropbox Buys U.S.-Israeli Mobile Document Firm
Acqusitions

Dropbox Buys U.S.-Israeli Mobile Document Firm

CloudOn will become Dropbox's first Israeli office.
5 New Gadgets That Aim to Have You Living Happier and Healthier
Health trackers

5 New Gadgets That Aim to Have You Living Happier and Healthier

These gadgets can track your heart, monitor your skin health and even test your urine from the comfort of your home.
Emily Price
People Are Still Using Terrible Passwords
Passwords

People Are Still Using Terrible Passwords

With passwords as simple as '123456' and 'password,' too many of us are essentially giving hackers a key to our sensitive data.
Carly Okyle
Teen Crafts Low-Cost Braille Printer Out of Lego Kit, Receives Investment From Intel
Young Entrepreneurs

Teen Crafts Low-Cost Braille Printer Out of Lego Kit, Receives Investment From Intel

Thirteen-year-old Silicon Valley native Shubham Banerjee founded his company by considering a community that is often overlooked: the visually impaired.
Geoff Weiss
12 Tips to Protect Your Company Website From Hackers
Hackers

12 Tips to Protect Your Company Website From Hackers

Hackers, like burglars, seek easy targets. Even basic steps significantly increase your security.
John Rampton