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Crave goes Diving with Dolphins: UK start-ups fly the flag for tech innovation

Crave headed for the UK's own Silicon Fen, meeting a selection of Cambridge start-ups showing off interactive printing, hassle-free online banking and a social network for you and your doctor

By September 24, 2009

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Mobile start-ups Brightkite, Limbo to tango

The two companies plan to operate under the Brightkite brand, according to a blog post by a founder of the location-based networking start-up.

By April 8, 2009

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Google invests in e-commerce start-up Pixazza

Pixazza hopes to make money by enlisting people to tag photos with links that let Web surfers buy the products shown. Publishers get a cut, too.

By March 24, 2009

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14 celeb-powered start-ups: Where are they now?

Celebrities are often savvy businesspeople, but stepping into the start-up world does not always work out.

By September 25, 2008

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Start-ups for kids at TechCrunch50

A growing number of youngsters want sites of their own. Here are four start-ups happy to oblige.

By September 8, 2008

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Should troubled start-ups blame the messenger?

The hyperactive tech press thrives on "newness," but the real story is often whether last year's next big thing is doing well or falling apart.

By July 2, 2008

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FIRe start-ups: Fish farming, battery overhaul, studio magic

Three of the ten start-up companies featured at the Future in Review conference are tackling a wide variety of markets, from food production to music composition.

By May 22, 2008

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Y Combinator: Disneyland for investors

The incubator's demo day has become a theme park for investors. Startups are the attractions that investors will endure long lines for and pay big bucks to ride.

By March 30, 2012

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Gawker may learn Apple is touchy about secrets

Could Apple still accuse Gizmodo and Gawker Media of violating trade-secret law? Apple has a history of suing those it believes wrongfully obtained trade secrets even if that means alienating some of the public.

By August 22, 2011

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Sohaib Athar on Twitter fame after bin Laden raid (Q&A)

CNET interviews Pakistan programmer Sohaib Athar, who became an instant online celebrity after his real-time dispatches recording a rough outline of the raid on Osama bin Laden.

By May 4, 2011