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Security startup records a year's worth of network data

Lightweight sensors from ProtectWise record network data so security professionals can go back and analyze it

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10 security startups to watch in 2015

With IT spending on security on the increase, here are 10 security newcomers hoping to be worthy of corporate customers

The rise (and rise) of Slack, Silicon Valley's hottest startup

IRC-for-enterprise startup Slack has released its first-year growth stats, and things are looking good

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Unicorn epidemic portends wild ride for startups

The Unicorn Club -- companies valued at more than $1 billion -- is filling up, but no one knows whether it's a good or a bad sign for tech

Internet venture funding hit a post-2000 record last year

Both Internet and software startups logged big gains in money raised

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New service wants to rent out your hard drive's extra space

Storj would allow anonymous users to store data on your drive

Facebook acquires speech-recognition startup Wit.ai

Could a verbal 'Like' feature be on the way?

Startups: The crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels ... the dumb ones

Genetic-based dating, illegal parking, awkward wake-up calls, and more!

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12 most eye-popping VC tech deals of 2014

Palantir and Cloudera were among the top venture funding recipients among enterprise IT startups

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Salesforce and Atlassian team up to help startups give back

Salesforce, Atlassian, and several other Silicon Valley heavyweights want startups to start giving 1% back to their communities

Microsoft buys Acompli to enhance Outlook for iOS, Android

Acompli's mobile e-mail client could power Office Outlook services on iPhones, Android devices

Wozniak aims to simplify all of enterprise storage

Woz has joined former Fusion-io colleagues at Primary Data, a startup that virtualizes data

The marketing of going public

Hortonworks’ early stage IPO filing raises questions about their relatively low revenue numbers, and high losses. It may be a way for them to raise their marketing profile, get a leadership aura, and benefit from Wall Street’s...

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Tech believes children are the future

Teach them well and let them lead the way, and throw them six-figure startup sums for their efforts. Meet the baby Einsteins who make Zuckerberg look old

Android creator Andy Rubin leaving Google

Currently in charge of Google's robotics efforts, Rubin is leaving to lead an incubator for hardware startups

Google AI project apes memory, programs (sort of) like a human

DeepMind researchers' Neural Turing Machines attempt to emulate the brain's short-term memory

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A bad contract comes back to haunt the team

A tough negotiation over a software contract stretches over months, but the drama extends after the ink is dry

EMC snaps up three startups to help build hybrid clouds

The company is acquiring Maginatics, Spanning, and Cloudscaling

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Meet the kooky, quirky startup hero we need

In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king, and in ego-bloated Silicon Valley, a curious eccentric is a breath of fresh air

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