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W hile tech giants like Google, Facebook, and Amazon buy companies that make drones, one San Francisco startup is leading the way to make brains for those drones.
Airware produces hardware and software for drones — called Unmanned Aircraft Systems — as well as providing cloud services to store the data collected. Founded in 2011 by CEO Jonathan Downey and two colleagues, the company recently ...12 hours ago
Two Round Rock entrepreneurs have developed an online tool designed to automate companies’ postings on social media websites.
Michael Tibebu and Maurice Prosper conducted a public beta test of the CurateKing LLC application from January through April that attracted 642 users. At the end of July, they made CurateKing publicly available at two different monthly service levels; $10 for a single ...15 hours ago
A n Atlanta startup could change the way professional athletes treat muscle fatigue and injuries.
Impact Cryotherapy, a company started in early June by local entrepreneur Richard Otto and his business partner Robert Atwood, manufactures and sells a whole-body cryotherapy system that is comparable to a 20-minute ice bath, but takes three minutes or less.
Impact Cryo has the support of Dr. James ...18 hours ago
B ay Area entrepreneurs are pursuing financial innovations that aim to give the middle class a piece of the action when it comes to startups, initial public offerings, real estate investments or private equity deals — for as little as $100.
San Francisco-based Loyal3 began as a means to allow investors to buy as little as $10 worth of stock in brand-name companies with no fees. But Loyal3 hit a ...August 30, 2014 | 3:00pm EDT
W hat do you get when you cross a dedicated community activist with a high-tech hobbyist?
Perhaps someone a lot like Tony Lauer, a Shawnee, Kansas, resident who has bought and built more than 20 drones to assist him in his government and development oversight activities.
Lauer got interested in drones as a hobby about three years ago, when he graduated from the remote-control helicopters he and ...August 30, 2014 | 12:00pm EDT
At $3.5 billion, Zillow’s acquisition of Trulia is among the region’s largest of the past several years. Only Microsoft Corp.’s purchases of Skype and Nokia surpass it since 2010.
The implications are huge.
Like Microsoft and, more recently, Amazon.com, Zillow is at the forefront of a fast-maturing new industry. The combined Zillow-Trulia colossus will spend more than $100 million on ...August 30, 2014 | 9:00am EDT
Now, without further adieu, your Labor Day reading list.
Hire teachers. Ryan Lynch of EduSync lists seven reasons why educators make excellent employees.
Design is important. Some people think Hershey's new logo looks like crap. Literally.
Pro ...August 29, 2014 | 6:03pm EDT
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