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Uber executives taken into custody in France

Days after violent cabbie protests in France, tension between the ride-hailing service and the authorities continues to grow.

By June 29, 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

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Snapchat CEO mulls IPO as startup nears 100M daily users

Evan Spiegel says his 4-year-old startup needs an IPO and is not interested in being an acquisition target.

By May 26, 2015

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​The Internet has come to this: Push-button pizza ordering

Net-connected "smart buttons" from carrier Telefónica let businesses tempt customers with one-touch instant gratification. Early uses are ordering pizza, hailing cabs and requesting a package pickup.

By June 26, 2015

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Former Vevo, Sony top execs join music-video startup Vadio

Rio Caraeff, who led Vevo from its beginning until he departed in November, joins a former Sony Pictures vice chairman at Vadio, which helps streaming-music services add video to their offering.

By May 12, 2015