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6 startups from CES to watch in 2017

The Eureka Park area at the CES trade show offered startups a chance to show what they can do. We interview six hopeful entrepreneurs about their products

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3 things small businesses can learn about data science from Apple

Small businesses can begin to unlock the power of big data by looking at examples from one of the largest companies in the world: Apple

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Smart products, dumb designers

While focusing on minimalism and "doing less" is a great way to make users love your product, being your product’s primary and daily user is a sure way to reduce customer churn

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Now that's a perk: Seattle tech startup offers new parents the miracle of sleep

Parental perks are aimed at attracting more diverse workforce

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Party like it’s 1999

Open source is often pitched as the only way to sell software to the enterprise of today. But what should you consider to build a business around a highly popular open source project?

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The startup pitch: It’s a short elevator ride

Any startup accelerator or startup mentor is obsessed with the elevator pitch, but it's time to rethink what that means

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By choice and necessity, Polish startups do it differently

Poland is home to a number of companies that have grown into major players in their respective fields, but the local tech community still struggles to find access to funding. As a result of circumstances and sometimes by choice, many...

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High technology: How IT is fueling the budding cannabis industry

From APIs to dispensary robots, new innovations are popping up like weeds

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Intel's Knights Mill mega-chip to take on GPUs in AI

Intel has secretly developed a mega-chip called Knights Mill with the hope to advance artificial intelligence.

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How 3 fintech startups are shaking up security

The financial industry has invested heavily in staff, processes, and technology to improve security, but some startups are taking a more innovative approach

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Snowflake builds a bigger, simpler data warehouse

Snowflake's mission: Add new, powerful enterprise features to a cloud-native data warehouse system without forcing the customer to turn knobs for the best performance

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Clinton’s tech plan defers student loans for risk takers

The proposal, aimed at millennials, seeks to make it easier for recent college graduates to form startups

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ContainerX steps into the limelight with a new container platform for enterprises

The multitenant container-as-a-service platform is aimed at IT admins who 'don't want a do-it-yourself project,' the company says

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This startup may have built the world's fastest networking switch chip

Barefoot Networks is also making its switch platform completely programmable

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This company uses AI to stop cyberattacks before they start

Cylance, a startup that uses AI to detect and prevent cyberattacks, just took in $100 million in fresh funding

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Salesforce targets 'citizen developers' with new tools and training

An incubator program will give entrepreneurs physical space within Salesforce's offices

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Four top innovators are leaving Cisco

The team of execs, known as MPLS, led startups that Cisco acquired for key technologies

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Microsoft's investing arm is back on the market, but will entrepreneurs bite?

Microsoft Ventures has been overhauled and will invest in early-stage startups

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