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Aug 13, 2014

Microsoft chooses home automation startups for accelerator program

Microsoft has chosen 10 home automation startups that it will support in various ways through an accelerator program, in the hopes of helping them develop their technologies and products. The program, backed also by American Family Insurance, comes f... #American Family Insurance #Microsoft Corporation

Aug 28, 2014

New Breed Of Operators Disrupting India's Dilapidated On-demand City Cab Services

Until recently, getting a ride in an Indian city meant hailing a passing cab or sprinting to the street corner cab stand or phoning the neighborhood ‘taxiwallah’ and then waiting for an uncertain length of time. No longer. In the last couple of years... #India #Audi #Bangalore #Mercedes-Benz #Uber

Aug 05, 2014

Deal Professor: New Strategy as Tech Giants Transform Into Conglomerates

A buying spree among technology companies has revolutionized the venture capital business model... #India #Audi #Bangalore #Mercedes-Benz #Uber

Aug 03, 2014

How I Made It: Billy O'Grady, City National Bank tech start-up advisor

The gig: Billy O'Grady, 31, heads the Southern California technology and venture capital banking group at City National Bank. Based in Santa Monica, O'Grady advises technology start-ups and their employees on banking and wealth management decisions. ... #California #Santa Monica

Aug 05, 2014

Changing the Name of the Game: A Look into the Future of Investing

Millennials have the potential to significantly alter the way the financial services industry caters to individual investors. The newest generation of workers, the first to grow up entirely in the age of smart phones and the internet, don’t view inve... #Wall Street #Kickstarter

Aug 09, 2014

Roundup Of 3D Printing Market Forecasts And Estimates, 2014

3D printing's potential to revolutionize manufacturing is quickly becoming a reality. From relatively simple make-to-stock to complex, engineer-to-order production strategies in aerospace, defense, discrete and industrial production, 3D printing tech... #Wall Street #Kickstarter

Aug 19, 2014

LIU Post wins approval for START-UP NY tax-free zone

ALBANY -- State officials Tuesday approved a tax-free zone for businesses at LIU Post, making it the first private college on Long Island to enter the START-UP NY program. The three-member board, meeting in the state Capitol here, unanimously endorse... #Farmingdale State College #Stony Brook University #Brookville, NY #Long Island, NY #Albany, NY #Washington, D.C. #John Russell (politician) #Hicksville, NY #Andrew Cuomo

Aug 18, 2014

China says Mercedes guilty of price abuses

(AP) -- China's government said Monday it has concluded Mercedes-Benz violated anti-monopoly law and charged excessive prices for parts, adding to a growing number of global automakers snared in an investigation of the industry. The luxury unit of Ge... #China #General Motors #Toyota #Lexus #Audi #Chrysler #Fiat #Mercedes-Benz #Daimler

Aug 11, 2014

BuzzFeed raises £30m to become a 'preeminent media company'

Venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz compares online news firms tech core to Time, CBS and Viacom Online media firm BuzzFeed has raised $50m (£30m) of new funding from venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, which sees the US startup becoming a... #Viacom, Inc. #Andreessen Horowitz

Aug 10, 2014

Evolution keeps Hauppauge's Flexible Systems in growth mode

When Flexible Systems -- a Hauppauge-based IT company started by three college friends -- was founded, the firm was helping businesses transition from typewriters to word processors. Nowadays, the company is still aiding businesses with technology, b... #Farmingdale State College #Stony Brook University #Garden City, NY #Hauppauge, NY #Stony Brook, NY #Uniondale, NY