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How photo app Polarr topped the App Store the uncommon way

Polarr opted not to build an app specifically for Apple's iOS software, instead going the less-traveled route of using more-universal Web technologies. That decision is now paying off with droves of downloads.

By July 2, 2015

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F-U-N-D-E-D: Startups for seniors raise cash to give grandpa options

The famously youth-focused tech industry has written big checks recently to companies built around the problems of aging.

By July 3, 2015

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How to run a start-up using your smartphone

Running a start-up business is one of the most rewarding endeavors you can undertake, but it's not without its fair share of trials and tribulations. Thankfully, our trusty smartphones have become precious, pocket-sized powerhouses able to make the task that little bit easier.

By July 2, 2015

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Uber suspends low-cost service in France in the name of safety

Ride-sharing company halts UberPop -- the subject of riots by taxi drivers last week -- until a French court decides whether it's constitutional.

By July 3, 2015

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F-U-N-D-E-D: New rules mean you, too, can be a startup owner

Beginning Friday, crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo can give the public the chance to be startup owners, not just donors.

By June 19, 2015

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Twitter buys artificial intelligence startup Whetlab

Through the acquisition of Whetlab, developed by researchers at Harvard, Toronto, and Sherbrooke universities, Twitter can step up its machine learning efforts.

By June 17, 2015

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Can a school that's part tech startup transform education?

A new school that hopes to change the way kids are taught had its first graduate in June. The AltSchool is part tech startup and part school, with students working off of personalized playlists, and engineers working with teachers to create lessons. CNET's Kara Tsuboi shows us how it differs from traditional schools.

By June 11, 2015

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Google unveils startup Sidewalk Labs to improve city living

The search giant is looking to take on problems like reducing energy usage or making transportation more efficient.

By June 10, 2015

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Intel launches $125 million fund for startups run by women, minorities

Intel has a goal to drive growth and career development for women and minorities in order to achieve "full representation" at every level by 2020.

By June 9, 2015

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Firefox OS in flux as Mozilla loses technology chief to startup

Andreas Gal, co-founder of Mozilla's mobile OS project, joins others from the project in a startup to link new devices to the Net. It's part of big changes coming to Firefox OS.

By June 5, 2015