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Jason Calacanis aims to clean up mobile news with Inside.com

The serial entrepreneur thinks sites like BuzzFeed and Business Insider are polluting smartphones, and he wants to curate only the "best" journalism in a new app.

By January 27, 2014


Journalist: I was assaulted on street for wearing Google Glass

Kyle Russell, a journalist with Business Insider, says he had his Glass ripped from his face in San Francisco's Mission District. However, he says he understands why.

By April 13, 2014


This could get noisy: New rule lets startups shout for money

The SEC on Monday will lift the ban on "general solicitation" and begin to allow companies to publicly talk about their fundraising efforts. Get ready to hear all about it.

By September 22, 2013


Crowdsourcing or witch hunt? Search for the Boston bomber

Social-media users take the FBI's request for photo clues one step further by attempting to ID suspects without hard evidence or legal procedure.

By April 17, 2013


'Gangnam Style' the $50 million meme?

Psy's epic dance sensation has infiltrated every crevice of pop culture, redefined awesome, and generated tons of money along the way.

By October 1, 2012


Startup Secret 48: We are programmed to receive

Listening to questions--and answering them--is as important a skill as giving the pitch, whether you're on a stage or in a one-on-one meeting.

By March 19, 2012


Shimon Peres calls for tech to leverage infantry

Appealing to an audience of inventors at the Launch conference, the president of Israel suggested they could both help Israel and take advantage of its resources.

By March 7, 2012


Google planning to open retail store in Dublin?

The search giant is considering selling its merchandise in a retail store at its European headquarters. Plans have been approved, but the company hasn't made a decision yet.

By February 9, 2012


Can Amazon replicate Apple's brick-and-mortar success?

Rumor has it that Amazon is considering opening stores--the real, brick-and-mortar kind. Is that a good idea?

By February 6, 2012


Startup Secret No. 30: You and your puny mind

You may think you've got a big idea. It's not big enough.

By February 2, 2012