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Valentine, don't sweat online dating: outsource

A company called Virtual Dating Assistants creates your online profile and manages your responses. All you have to do is, well, go on the date. How romantic.

By February 12, 2011


Startup Secret No. 26: Big fish, small pond

There are big advantages to hiring developers in small communities. A built-in protection against your employees being poached, for one thing.

By January 27, 2012


VC funding hits 10-year high, though mid-stage startups suffered

Total venture funding in the fourth quarter hit $7.6B, part of a banner year in which overall investments totaled $30.6B.

By January 11, 2012


TaskRabbit raises $17.8 million in Series B funding

Startup that helps people outsource errands raises second round of funding just seven months after its first round.

By December 13, 2011


Interested in buying RIM? Think again

Research In Motion may look cheap and offer a lot of assets, but CNET argues that an acquisition isn't worth the trouble for many companies, and explains what we would do.

By December 21, 2011


Why Apple's manufacturing model won't work in new industries

To innovate in energy, biotech, and advanced materials, U.S. companies need to locate manufacturing in the U.S. and not outsource production as the IT industry does, according to experts.

By October 18, 2011


Sony to cut TV costs by ending LCD venture with Samsung

Sony wants to pull out of its joint venture of producing LCD for TVs with Samsung, aiming to cut its losses and focus on phones.

By October 30, 2011


How to save green tech from crashing

There's a real risk that innovation in green technologies will slow for lack of money and interest. Here's why we need a leaner, meaner green tech 2.0.

By August 26, 2011


The 404 885: Where we weeze the juice (podcast)

On today's episode, "woot" makes it into the Oxford English Dictionary, juice-hacking threatens user privacy, and a virtual hit-man service charges $10 an hour for DDoS attacks.

By August 18, 2011


Hackers strike government cybersecurity contractor

Hackers who say they are part of the AntiSec alliance have released data they claim comes from ManTech, a cybersecurity contractor that counts the FBI among its clients.

By July 29, 2011