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Qualcomm seeks robotics startups to boost Snapdragon

The company says it's looking for 10 companies to participate in a robotics accelerator. The win for Qualcomm: open up a new market for its Snapdragon chip.

By October 15, 2014

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Disney, channeling Silicon Valley, launches startup accelerator

Working with Techstars, the media giant is forming 10 startups with mentors like CEO Bob Iger and giving them access to Disney's IP.

By February 12, 2014

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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 June 20, 2013

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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 March 19, 2013

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How to find and get the most out of an entrepreneurial mentor

Entrepreneurs, here's what you need to know when you go searching for a mentor.

By February 20, 2013

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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 December 10, 2012

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TechStars' young entrepreneurs head to Silicon Valley

The Colorado-based incubator's annual Investor Day brought 13 fledgling companies in front of several dozen investors to whom they were pitching requests for mentoring and seed funding.

By September 30, 2009

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Turns out Kinect is for fashionistas and surgeons, too

Eleven startups with financial and technical backing from Microsoft are pitching investors today to raise funds and fuel nongaming uses for the the motion-sensing controller.

By June 28, 2012

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Karma's big moment marred by claim about clients

Karma, which allows users to share their mobile hot spot with the public, said it was working with American Airlines and Uber, despite not having authorization to say so.

By June 15, 2012

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The startup accelerator boom...er, bubble

Accelerator programs are popping up everywhere, and Y Combinator's founder couldn't care less.

By March 27, 2012