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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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'Follow the Geeks' teases out book, one chapter at a time (Q&A)

A new book about 10 mystery entrepreneurs aims to hook readers with its serial format. Authors Jason Hiner and Lyndsey Gilpin explain why they chose this digital age publishing route.

By December 7, 2014

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LL Cool J on being a 'Tethered Soul'

The actor, rapper and entrepreneur isn't addicted to his gadgets -- just don't take away his Internet access.

By November 2, 2014

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Indiegogo co-founder: 'We've made failure more efficient' (Q&A)

Danae Ringelmann believes crowdfunding lets entrepreneurs find out what works and what doesn't without having to bet their life savings on being right.

By November 10, 2014

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Law-abiding drones? Hailo founder aims to make the idea fly

Jay Bregman believes that drone makers will pay for the tech needed to curtail issues with safety and privacy and to comply with the law. Call it regulatory engineering.

By November 6, 2014

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App's novel approach to mood disorders: Real-world rewards

A computer consultant with bipolar disorder helps develop a free app that lets others with similar conditions track their mood and behavior -- and earn rewards like gift cards for doing it.

By November 4, 2014

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Etsy competitor Minted hopes it has an indie artist for you

The crowdsourced e-commerce site lands $38 million to expand its line of art-inspired printed products to textiles and open storefronts for its artists.

By October 30, 2014

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will.i.am launches new wearable but do not call it a watch

Black Eye Peas front man and entrepreneur will.i.am is joining the wearables craze with Puls, what he calls a smart "cuff" with a sim card. CNET's Brian Tong chatted with will.i.am about creating his new device, what he learned at Beats and how he hopes to inspire young people.

By October 15, 2014

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Guy says his iPhone 6 bent -- and caught on fire

What happens when an iPhone bends too much? One man says his bent so much it punctured the battery and caught fire, causing second-degree burns to his leg.

By October 20, 2014

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Pay attention: Zwipe is a credit card with a fingerprint sensor

A new biometric bank card aims to give you peace of mind when you pay for items.

By October 17, 2014