Technology and Money

From buses to boxes, these 5 entrepreneurs want to change your experience
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Jeff Powers is the CEO of Occipital, seen here posing for a 3D scan of himself. Deborah Svoboda SAN FRANCISCO—If there’s one neighborhood in one city that continues to have an outsized influence on the tech world as a whole, it’s the South of Market (SoMa) district of San Francisco. It’s the home of Twitter, […]

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Weeks before expiration date, Windows XP still has 29% OS market share
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Net Market Share In February we saw the usual small movements in the browser market. More significantly, however, we didn’t see any significant movements in the operating system market. For the second month in a row, Windows 8.x’s share is basically unaltered… and so is Windows XP’s. Net Market Share Net Market Share The desktop […]

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Hands-on with Apple's CarPlay: when Siri met Ferrari (video)
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Apple’s in-car infotainment system has been a long time coming. After it was announced at the company’s annual WWDC conference in June last year, “iOS in the Car” flew under the radar, only to undergo a rebrand and launch publicly yesterday under a…

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Robert Shiller On Electronic Money – Business Insider
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The piece is kind of a about Bitcoin — which he continues to think is a straight up bubble — but actually about how technology and electronic money can revolutionize the financial system in a good way. Shiller has three …

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Chart: Two-thirds of tech companies did not raise any VC money …
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According to research released this week by CB Insights, 66 percent of tech companies that sold in 2013 never took any institutional money, meaning venture capital or private equity. Those stats come as the tech M&A and …

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Satya Nadella shakes up Microsoft, appoints ‘Scroogled’ man Mark Penn as strategy chief
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Skype head Tony Bates and Tami Reller out Reports have emerged of new senior appointments at Microsoft, events that are being interpreted as new CEO Satya Nadella putting his stamp on the organisation.…

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Massive new AIRSHIP to enter commercial service at British dirigible base
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UK designers buy baby back from broke US Army An enormous airship built for the US forces has been bought back by its British designers and is to go into commercial service based in old Blighty.…

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Final LOHAN test flights codenamed ‘Punch’ and ‘Judy’
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That’s the way to do it – we sincerely hope The grand finale of the Low Orbit Helium Assisted Navigator (LOHAN) saga is approaching, and is now so tantalisingly close you could almost reach out and stick a match to it.…

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Windows Phone 8.1 To Bring Skinnable Live Tiles
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We simply love the lively and colourful Windows Phone UI. However, after making a switch to Windows Phone, most Android users miss the background wallpaper feature. Well, it seems like Microsoft is going to address this issue without hurting the platform’s design language. Images leaked by an Italian website Windowsblogitalia.com show that the upcoming Windows Phone 8.1 […]

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