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Taylor Swift "shakes off" her cowgirl boots, proves she's at the top of her game

by Jade Nunes Taylor Swift

I t's hard to dislike the country-turned-pop singer Taylor Swift. She's charming, talented, connected, and daring. And she's proved that she's at the top of her game.

This week, the 24-year-old dropped her newest album "1989", which will likely outsell any other album of the year and looks to bury her old records, completing her transition from tween country idol to a full-fledged pop all-star.  ...

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Wealthfront CEO can't wait to do battle with Charles Schwab

by Mark Calvey Adam Nash, Wealthfront

W ealthfront CEO Adam Nash says he's not surprised to see Charles Schwab disclose plans this week to enter the robo-advisory business as his firm pocketed another $64 million in venture capital.

"There is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to build a company from the ground up to focus on the millennial investor," Nash wrote Tuesday in a company blog.

Charles Schwab built its business by focusing  ...

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Would you buy a high-tech love stone for your girlfriend for nearly $200?

by Sara Castellanos magnetkickstarter

H eadtalk, a Boston-based startup in this year's Techstars Boston accelerator program, launched a $60,000 Kickstarter campaign Tuesday for a stone-like wearable device that doesn't do a whole lot other than vibrate and light up to let you know your significant other is thinking about you.

But that's the point, said the founders who created the device, called Magnet.

They say the aim is to  ...

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Marc Andreessen's latest startup warning, iPhones for Iran and 7 other stories to make you well-rounded

by Kent Bernhard Jr Marc Andreessen

M arc Andreessen is worried. Well, he's a little bit worried.

The high-profile startup investor, in comments made at the Wall Street Journal's WSJD Live Global Technology Conference, repeated an earlier warning that some startups are burning through too much cash. The Netscape founder also said the flame-outs of the dot-com bust weren't wrong about what the Internet can do; they were just ahead  ...

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How these architects use their skills on greeting card startup (Video)

by Sara Castellanos USS Constitution Old Ironsides copy

W hen Wombi Rose and John Wise were in college studying naval architecture, they never thought they'd be using their skills in ship design to launch a greeting card company.

But here they are, at the Harvard Innovation Lab on a drizzly Wednesday afternoon, proudly displaying several of their creations. There's a Ferris wheel, a birthday cake, a tree; each 3-D work of art is so colorful and  ...

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A tuberculosis test partnership with Baltimore could be the ticket for health tech startup Emocha

by Sarah Gantz Sebastian Seiguer

B altimore health IT startup Emocha Mobile Health Inc. is partnering with Baltimore City to test out its medication adherence application with tuberculosis patients.

Emocha's miDOT records video of patients taking their medication, notes symptoms and sends a report to doctors. The company is letting Balitmore's health department use the program for free in an effort to begin building market  ...

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Look ahead to 2015 and what do you see? A whole lot of Millennials at work (Video)

by J Jennings Moss Millennials and the workplace

R eady or not, at some point next year, millennials will become the largest group in the U.S. workforce. Heading to that milestone, it would be good to know both what this group of young American workers as well as hiring managers think about the employment landscape.

Good thing, then, that Elance-oDesk teamed up with Millennial Branding to conduct an extensive survey of both groups. That survey,  ...

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