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Wi-Fi startup gets $25 million backing from Cisco, Verizon, others

By eliminating self-interference from Wi-Fi radios, Kumu Networks aims to make Wi-Fi hotspots twice as efficient

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Memory that learns could help tomorrow's intelligent computers

Startup Knowm hopes its new memristors will lead to new types of computers

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Deep thoughts from the founders of failed startups

The fine line between tragedy and comedy has never been more evident than with these delightfully dreary declarations

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Startup is looking forward to competing with Microsoft -- its investor

As Microsoft launches a competitor, SkyGiraffe says its mobile app development product is already ready for prime time enterprise use

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Startup's 'people analytics' wants to transform your workplace

Humanyze claims tracking social activity at work could help companies manage and boost collaboration

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Ex VMware, Microsoft, and Citrix workers set up application container company

Startup ContainerX has created a platform for IT operations administrators to centrally manage clusters of application containers

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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

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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

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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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