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Uber suspends operations in Nevada after injunction

Ride-sharing service ceases operations but vows to return when it finds a legal way to operate in the state.

By November 28, 2014

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NASA's own super-black coating ventures into space

Vantablack may be the darkest material in the world, but NASA aims to have the darkest material out of this world when it tests a nano-coating on the space station.

By August 13, 2014

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Wearables venture into roller skates, mouth guards

The wearables industry shows signs of expanding beyond wristbands. CNET's Sumi Das takes a look at the best devices from the Wearable Technologies Conference in San Francisco.

By July 16, 2014

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New venture fund to offer ownership stakes to tech entrepreneurs

Looking to shake up a stodgy business, a former Yahoo deal-maker turned seed investor plans to offer partnership stakes to entrepreneurs funded by his new company.

By July 10, 2014

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​Venture capitalist Tim Draper revealed as mystery Bitcoin hoarder

The Silicon Valley investor plans to help emerging markets with the nearly 30k bitcoins bought from the Silk Road auction.

By July 2, 2014

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After Uber's stumble, is it Lyft and Sidecar's time to shine?

Both Lyft and Sidecar see significant bumps in business after Uber's publicity blunders, but it appears it'll take more than a boycott to oust the top dog.

By November 26, 2014

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Index Ventures raises $550M to fund early stage startups

Venture capital firm will use new fund to focus on the mobile-consumer, enterprise, networks, and financial-services sectors.

By June 10, 2014

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Social-equality debate triggers blowup between venture capitalists

A discussion on how San Francisco's tech community is falling short leads to verbal pyrotechnics between angel investor Ron Conway and former Facebooker Chamath Palihapitiya.

By June 9, 2014

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Samsung to speed up restructure by selling defense business

As part of its group-wide restructuring plan to focus on electronics, finance and construction, Samsung is selling its defense and military affiliates for almost $2 billion to South Korean compatriot Hanwha.

By November 25, 2014

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Shutterstock ventures into music licensing business

A company that had specialized in royalty-free imagery sales now offers music, too. The reason: more licensing revenue from its video-licensing business.

By May 20, 2014