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Tech -With technology-company valuations continuing to climb despite rising risk aversion and market volatility, pundits are comparing today's reality to the frothy dot-com boom that peaked in 2000. Those comparisons play on investor...
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Advice - Think your startup could suffer due to higher interest rates? Fear not, says Charles Moldow, general partner at Foundation Capital."It's hard to argue we're going to see much effect. It might be a lot to do about nothing in the...
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Funding - The valuations of many tech companies suggest that there is in fact a bubble in the market, a venture capitalist said Thursday. In some cases, valuations are about twice as high as they should be, GGV Capital founder Hany Nada said...
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Advice - For American consumers, it's hard to avoid the headlines about the intensifying "mobile wallet war" between the tech titans, especially since Apple leaped into the fray with Apple Pay recently. But adoption has been slow,...
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Lifestyle - Instead of unwinding in the tropical paradise of Bali, entrepreneurs are opting to plug into the island's emerging tech startup scene because of a thriving startup ecosystem, low overheads and, of course, the allure of the beautiful...
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Op-ED - The robust jobs reports in recent months should help tamp down talk that technology puts people out of work. These types of dire predictions have been around for at least two hundred years, when the followers of Ned Ludd smashed the...
Hospitals cut costs with ‘creepy’ robots
Business - Hospitals in the San Francisco Bay Area are using robots called Tugs to take over many of the everyday tasks involved in tending to patients. The bots are programmed to deliver food and drugs, pick up waste and laundry, and to travel...
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Tech - Since it's $1 billion valuation in May 2012, digital workspace company Evernote has set on a path to tap into mobile and wearable devices.Evernote, which has raised $325 million in 12 rounds from investors such as T. Rowe Price...
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Advertising - For a company with more than $100 million in sales and merchandise in over 4,500 stores in 30 countries, you may be surprised to hear what Life is Good co-founders Bert and John Jacobs aren't doing.Advertising.The Life is Good...
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Venture Capital - Unicorns ... Everyone is hunting them. It's not just the usual suspects—the venture capitalists and private equity firms—but every investor class, including the 8 million accredited investors in the U.S. In their quest for...
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Tech - All eyes are on Jordan this month as leaders from government, business and civil society come together at the World Economic Forum on the Middle East And North Africa (MENA) with the common goal of creating peace and prosperity in the...
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Advice - In the new world of the Internet of Things, almost everything you can think of will be connected to the network. Kitchen appliances. Vending machines. Shipping containers. Parking spaces. Power plants. Planes, trains and automobiles....
Creating Opportunity—And Jobs—In 2015_EG
Resources - Expect governments, which are often viewed as most effective when they stay out of the business sector's way, to get a renewed look in 2015. They are actually vital to nurturing and protecting entrepreneurs, one of their most...
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Gaming - Recently, surrounded by around 45,000 fans in a Seoul stadium built for the World Cup, Samsung White put the final dagger into Star Horn Royal Club's dreams, claiming a championship live on ESPN 3.It was a sign that "League of...
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Advice - Silicon Valley companies are getting acquisitive, but not necessarily in the traditional sense.In recent months, some investors and observers have taken aim at "acqui-hiries"—wherein a big company buys a startup for the sake of...
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Drones - Drones are controversial—and they haven't even been regulated yet—but for one former Marine, they're already bringing in some big bucks.A few years ago, on a whim, Patrick Smith attached a GoPro camera to a Styrofoam airplane....