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New venture fund to offer ownership stakes to tech entrepreneurs

Looking to shake up a stodgy business, a former Yahoo deal-maker turned seed investor plans to offer partnership stakes to entrepreneurs funded by his new company.

By July 10, 2014

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Elon Musk-backed group gives $7M to explore artificial intelligence risks

The Future of Life Institute, which aims to protect humanity from the possible negative effects of artificial intelligence, awards the cash to 37 research teams.

By July 1, 2015

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Flash an emoji at other drivers with MotorMood

A gadget now raising funds on Kickstarter seeks to make driving more social with a different kind of instant message.

By June 25, 2015

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Square gives Magic Johnson a seat on its board

"I am ready to get to work," says the basketball legend. The financial services company hopes to tap Johnson's competitiveness and experience in local business.

By June 17, 2015

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​France tries rejuvenating high-tech manufacturing with Internet of Things center

Investors hope the Cité de l'Objet Connecté in France will become a hub for designing and building new networked devices. French government agencies are chipping in some initial funding.

By June 11, 2015

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Twitter reportedly wants to buy news reader Flipboard

The all-stock deal is valued at $1 billion, says Recode. But why would Twitter want to acquire Flipboard?

By May 26, 2015

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Uber accused of stealing trade secrets

A lawsuit against the ride-hailing company alleges the original technology used for its app was ripped off from another fledgling startup.

By May 14, 2015

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​How a French vacation shows we need high-tech addresses

Even in the Net era, physical addresses are important in mature and developing economies. That's why companies like Google and What3words offer global location-encoding systems.

By May 10, 2015

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Women venture capitalists say to hell with the status quo

Powerful women are making their own rules of VC conduct.

By May 7, 2015

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It's not women who are the problem in tech land

Silicon Valley's male-dominated culture could cost the technology industry the thing it values most: innovation.

By May 6, 2015