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Adios, silicon: Why exotic designs are the future for the chips in your gadgets

Decades of progress creating conventional computer chips will stall in the coming years, forcing some far-out ideas on semiconductor makers. Carbon nanotubes or quantum computing, anyone?

By April 17, 2015

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How startup GitHub survived a massive five-day network attack (Q&A)

The collaborative coding site scrambled to withstand the opening salvo from what researchers dubbed China's Great Cannon. But CEO Chris Wanstrath says that was just the beginning.

By April 17, 2015

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For hardware startups, it's getting less hard

The secrets to making and selling consumer electronics are spilling -- on purpose -- and that's helping hardware startups succeed.

By April 11, 2015

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Carpool startup Ride launches, with a different plan in mind

The latest entrant in the ride-hailing industry is hoping to make waves by focusing more on car-sharing with commuters rather than on-demand rides.

By April 7, 2015

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Ex-Google exec Andy Rubin launches new startup lab

The creator of the Android mobile operating system -- and Google's former robotics czar -- is hoping he can help a new generation of entrepreneurs build hardware.

By April 6, 2015

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YouTube star Michelle Phan's Ipsy startup hits 1M paid members

The Internet makeup guru's service, which mails pouches of beauty samples to $10-a-month subscribers, will ship a milestone 1 million of the "glam bags" next month.

By March 19, 2015

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15-second pitches: Cool start-ups explain their ideas, really, really fast

Start-ups and small companies at Mobile World Congress get one shot and just a few seconds to explain what their company is and why it's cool. See how they get on.

By March 16, 2015

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Google reportedly in talks to buy mobile ad startup InMobi

It's unknown why Google is interested in InMobi in particular; what is clear is that Google needs to bolster its efforts in mobile advertising.

By March 11, 2015

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Startup promises super-accurate fingerprint sensor

Vkansee has a working model of an optical fingerprint sensor that it claims is more accurate and secure than the competition.

By March 4, 2015

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The world's first 3D-printed, battery powered rocket engine destined for space

New Zealand-based Rocket Lab has built a rocket engine that's not only 3D-printed -- it uses electric motors to drive the turbopumps.

By April 15, 2015