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Nike selects 10 startups to build apps for Nike+

The sporting goods giant and TechStars dole out $200,000 to spur new applications for Nike+ devices, a move designed to create a platform that will attract more software development.

By Mar. 19, 2013

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Amar Bose, founder of high-end hi-fi maker, dies aged 83

The former professor of electrical engineering at MIT, who founded Bose in 1964, has died.

By Jul. 15, 2013

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Startup Secret No. 28: Woo your mentor-to-be

There are people out there who can help you start your company, but they don't know it yet. Here's how to seduce them.

By Jan. 31, 2012

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Nike launches app accelerator program to fuel developers

In a bid to be more like Apple and Microsoft, the sports shoe and apparel company is funding a program to get developers to create apps for its Nike+ products.

By Dec. 10, 2012

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How FuelBand fuels Nike's bold tech ambitions

Learning from the history of technology, Nike isn't just building a clever gadget with its FuelBand electronic fitness-tracking bracelet. It's creating a platform on which other tech companies can build.

By Jun. 20, 2013

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Singularity University launches synthetic biology accelerator

The new program will give three initial companies a leg up in getting their startups off the ground. The accelerator will be modeled on those that traditionally work with tech and biotech startups.

By May. 17, 2012

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Former Square COO Keith Rabois lands at Khosla Ventures

Rabois left Square last month amid allegations of sexual harassment but was still thought of in Silicon Valley as one of the most successful executives around.

By Feb. 26, 2013

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Who needs Ferris Bueller? Super Bowl ad touts entrepreneurship

The Kauffman Foundation funds a 30-second spot that highlights the contributions to society of the "star athletes of the economy."

By Jan. 30, 2012

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Google, Nike, Jawbone and the fight to win wearable computing

The market is still young. But companies big and small are positioning themselves to be at the center of the wearable computing business when it explodes.

By May. 2, 2013

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Small charities get TLC from mobile mentors

One by One, a new online mobile network from MobileCause, looks to bring together nonprofit and service-minded individuals to enable mentoring and fundraising advice.

By May. 10, 2011