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Tech - David Pogue untangles the complexities of net neutrality.
nyc tech week in review
AlleyTalk - With so much going on in the city’s thriving ecosystem, it is easy to miss some of the happenings in the space.  We are introducing this new column to keep you abreast of a few of things that you may have missed in NYC Tech this...
TRADEBLOCK
AlleyTalk - Need to know something – or everything – about Bitcoin? TradeBlock is pretty much becoming the go-to site for all things bitcoin, and a globally-recognized source of digital currency analysis, covering all industry topics...
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Advice - How can you tell if the person you are talking to online is telling the truth? Elizabeth Bernstein and Defense Intelligence Agency senior officer...
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Business - Seventeen-year-old Thomas Hunt isn't old enough to vote, but he's conducting research that may one day cure cancer. Get to know the Thiel Fellow, take a tour of the lab where he's working to help make history, and find out what...
POLICY GENIUS
AlleyTalk - Why is buying insurance so frustrating? Not to mention confusing, stressful, and it always seems like it is policy among insurers to sell you on stuff that you don’t particularly need. Pun intended. Enter Policy Genius, a...
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Business - Priya Anand explains how hackers were able to bypass online security setups at 34 banks across Europe and Asia, and why they're next target could be...
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Resources - Recessions tend to drive people to entrepreneurship. Those who might never consider starting a business will do so if they can't get a job. As the United States economy gets stronger, a smaller percentage of the population is...
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AlleyTalk - Laura Stevens has the results of a new survey in which customers indicated they often add products to their online shopping cart or can wait...
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AlleyTalk - Have you ever gotten a parking ticket because the sign was too confusing? Well, one designer has, and she’s started a one-woman crusade against confusing street signage. Her weapon? A deceptively simple sign of her own. Designer...
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Cool Tech - The $99 Netatmo June Bluetooth bracelet monitors UV rays and alerts you when you might be at risk of sunburn.  Joanna Stern heads to the beach to see...
BUTTON
AlleyTalk - With the growing popularity of on-demand services like Uber, Instacart and HandyBook, Button is launching the acquisition and retention platform built for the mobile economy. And the company is poised to help propel these businesses...
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AlleyTalk -     How many times have you gone out to eat, all good, and then you waited forever for the waiter to come around with the check? Good news! Cover is a mobile payments startup that allows restaurant patrons to pay...
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Cool Tech - An exoskeleton is helping disabled individuals walk again. Simon Constable meets with ReWalk CEO Larry Jasinski and U.S. Army Sgt. Terry Hannigan, who...
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Cool Tech - How does American Airlines plan to spot the next trend in travel technology? By challenging several teams of techies to pitch new products to the most...
CROWDTWIST
AlleyTalk - Ask CrowdTwist founder Irving Fain what led StarVest Partners, with investment from earlier backers, including Fairhaven Capital and SoftBank Capital, to write the check, and he gives his team a lot of the credit. Background:...

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