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What Will Soar and Fail in Tech and Business This Year
Predictions

What Will Soar and Fail in Tech and Business This Year

The tech guru whose predictions are closely followed by Silicon Valley luminaries has some thoughts about what to expect in 2015.
Shalene Gupta
Google Pulls the Plug on 'Helpouts'
Google

Google Pulls the Plug on 'Helpouts'

The live video-discussion tool is shutting down in April.
Jason Fell
Why This Internet Pioneer Believes Bitcoin Has the Power to Break the Cycle of Poverty
Bitcoin

Why This Internet Pioneer Believes Bitcoin Has the Power to Break the Cycle of Poverty

At 20, Wences Casares launched Argentina's first Internet service provider. Now 40, and with several successful startups under his belt, the serial entrepreneur is on a mission to bring financial security to underserved communities through Bitcoin.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Apple Studies Self-Driving Car, Auto Industry Source Says
Self-driving Cars

Apple Studies Self-Driving Car, Auto Industry Source Says

The technology giant is looking beyond mobile devices to learn how to make a driverless electric car.
Draft Rules on Commercial Drones Keep Some Limits on Use
Regulations

Draft Rules on Commercial Drones Keep Some Limits on Use

The U.S. aviation regulator proposed rules for commercial drone flights that would lift some restrictions but would still bar other activities.
How a Ruined Valentine's Day Dinner Inspired a Business
Mobile Apps

How a Ruined Valentine's Day Dinner Inspired a Business

Kevin Yu created the app SideChef to help amateur cooks who need a hand in the kitchen.
Carly Okyle
Microsoft Is Buying Startups People Love. Yahoo? Not So Much.
Acquisitions

Microsoft Is Buying Startups People Love. Yahoo? Not So Much.

Satya Nadella's recent acquisition strategy-Accompli, now Sunrise-takes a different tack than the one practiced by Marissa Mayer.
Erin Griffith
Tesla Is Years Away From Its Goal of Reaching Apple
Tesla

Tesla Is Years Away From Its Goal of Reaching Apple

It might be more than two decades before the electric car maker reaches Apple's current market value.
Obama Heads to Silicon Valley to Discuss Hacking Threats With CEOs
Security

Obama Heads to Silicon Valley to Discuss Hacking Threats With CEOs

The aim is to build support for beefing up cyber security laws in the wake of massive hacks at Target Corp, Sony Corp and Anthem Inc.
26 Little-Known Facts About Google (Infographic)
Google

26 Little-Known Facts About Google (Infographic)

You think you know Google. But you don't know everything about it.
Kristin Piombino
What Startups Need to Do to Be Cyber Secure in 2015
Cyber Security

What Startups Need to Do to Be Cyber Secure in 2015

Hackers are out there, and they're attacking businesses large and small.
Zach Cutler
Hate Losing Your Stuff? You'll Love Tile.
Tech Startups

Hate Losing Your Stuff? You'll Love Tile.

A tracker for missing items finds big bucks
Michelle Goodman
Microsoft Said to Buy Israel-Based N-trig for $200 Million
Acquisitions

Microsoft Said to Buy Israel-Based N-trig for $200 Million

Most of N-trig's 190 workers will be integrated into Microsoft Israel and will be part of a new research and development center.