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A lithium-ion battery cell that is commonly used today.

Longer-lasting battery could displace lithium-ion

A new battery that provides five times more energy capacity than current batteries could be in users' hands by next year


Defense Secretary wants to work with tech start-ups

U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter, speaking at DARPA's Wait, What? conference in St. Louis, outlines why he wants tech companies to work more closely with the DOD.

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Burst this bubble! In praise of market downturns

A stock market in free fall could have a chilling effect on Silicon Valley startups. It could also bring a return to rational investing and a renewed focus on good business plans

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10 more security startups to watch

These startups focus on encryption, endpoint protection event analysis, and radio-frequency scanning


Even VCs are balking at Silicon Valley's cost of living

A recent report on the state of venture capitalist confidence shows growing worries about the cost of living in the Bay Area

Open-source startup hopes to change the way businesses visualize data

SlamData open-source project helps businesses visualize semi-structured NoSQL data

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Startup launches big data-as-a-service

Cazena's managed service platform addresses the security and complexity challenges that have kept many enterprises from the cloud

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How many unicorns before the tech bubble bursts?

Signs point to an overvaluation of tech unicorns, but this is not the same as the '90s dot-com bubble

Kyvos serves up Hadoop on easy-to-parse data cubes

New big data software from startup Kyvos Insights can format Hadoop data into OLAP repositories

Inside the bold plan to bring gigabit fiber to Detroit

One startup is bringing a Google Fiber-like broadband offering to Detroit. Here's why that might not be as crazy as it sounds

Snowflake Computing opens data warehouse to the masses

Cloud startup led by Microsoft veteran Bob Muglia also announces a new $45 million funding round

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Startup touts safe sharing of Office 365 documents

Vera encrypts documents and enforces policies on who can decrypt, when and what they can do with documents once they are opened

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10 habits of high-growth startups

Habit #1: Make growth a team sport

Sony keeps optical discs alive with storage startup acquisition

Sony has acquired Optical Archive in a bid to get businesses to put 'cold storage' data on optical discs

Survey claims New York tech startup scene is more innovative than Silicon Valley

About 86 percent of IT executives surveyed consider New York to have a booming tech scene

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Adatao enhances Hadoop with natural-language queries and machine learning

By leveraging machine learning, the Data Intelligence Platform hopes to make querying Hadoop as easy as typing questions

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Can a startup democratize big data apps?

Startup Adatao claims it will do for data intelligence what the iPhone did for the mobile Internet

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How companies will convince you to buy a 3D printer

New Market's MODt printer allows users to message each other with printable designs

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