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Hardware Crowdfunding: Where The Venture Dollars Flow Crowdfunding dollars are only one source of capital for hardware startups. The other source, the one that gets even more attention, is venture capital. In the years since Kickstarter came into the world, venture investing in hardware has gone from n
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Microsoft Rolls Out Surface Pro 3 To 25 New Markets In keeping with prior expectations, Microsoft is currently in the process of rolling out its Surface Pro 3 tablet-hybrid to 25 new markets over the next 24 hours. With the 25 new markets all live, Surface Pro 3 will be available in a total of 28 mar
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Broad Range Of Public Tech Firms Trade For Record Prices All the talk of a bubble isn’t slowing down public interest in technology shares. Today, Apple, TubeMogul and Arista Networks set new record highs. TubeMogul and Arista both recently went public.Other firms, like Microsoft are trading near loc
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Incubated: Y Combinators Approach To Finding And Helping Startups Become Big Winners Y Combinator is the most famous of all startup accelerators out there, thanks to success of companies like Airbnb, Dropbox, and Stripe, all of which have gone through its program. But how does YC do it? What sets it apart from some of the other acce
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3D-Printed Bump Key Can Open Almost Any Lock Bump keys are primitive tools used by locksmiths (and HAXoRZ) to knock open simple locks. Until now, many locks were secure simply because they were too complex to be bumped and, as a result, you had a bit of security by obscurity. That’s all
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Why More Companies Should Submit To Peer Review Academia is governed by a process called “peer review,” which ensures research is validated and reasoning is sound. More simply – it weeds out the real insights from the fluff. Meanwhile, most corporate data (think surveys, white p
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How Many People See Your Tweets? Twitter Opens Its Nifty Analytics Dashboard To Everyone Back in July, Twitter launched a really nifty analytics dashboard. A bit like Google Analytics for tweets, it allows you to gauge the performance of each and every tweet you sent. How many people saw it? How many of those actually clicked your links
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Ruben Bolling Talks About Cartooning As A Career In The Internet Age It’s back to school time and we decided to share some insight and advice from some amazing people. The first victim participant in our BTS school series of interviews is Ruben Bolling (pictured here), a lawyer-turned-cartoonist who moved from print
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LendingClub Files For $500M IPO LendingClub, a company that provides an online loan marketplace, filed today to go public. According to its S-1 document, the company intends to raise up to $500 million in its flotation.LendingClub, as with many technology companies currently seeki
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MB&F Mixes Up Sci-Fi Canon With A New High-Tech Music Box Watchmaker MB&F aka Maximilian Bsser & Friends is well known for its dedication to the sci-fi cause. Many of the watches – some costing over $100,000 – are reminiscent of robots, steampunk engines, and alien heads. Now, however,
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