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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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This site aims to be the Yelp of the SaaS world

'There’s no substitute for good old-fashioned reference checking,' one analyst insists

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Reality bites: The Silicon Valley edition

The perks aren't what they used to be, as tech companies adjust to a new view on business after lavishly spending as startups

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Platformization is the scaffold that helps startups build their business faster

Instead of trying to reinvent the wheel, focus on your core competency

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Mesosphere open-sources DC/OS data center management platform

The startup is backed in this move by over 60 tech companies, including Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Microsoft

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Network woes? The cloud is coming to the rescue

Startup Nyansa analyzes data about all its customers' networks in the cloud

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Mobile-only banking startup bets on bots

Companies are implementing artificial intelligence technology for customer service. Here's a look at how Atom Bank is incorporating WDS Virtual Agent software from Xeros

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