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How one start-up climbs the App Store ranks

cnbc.com — The top of the Apple iOS store is dominated by apps from Facebook and Google along with the occasional game. Climbing near the peak of the rankings of late is one service that doesn't fit that mold at all. Remind, which provides a free secure app for school teachers to communicate with students and parents, soared as high as No.

Will the tech stock plunge bleed to start-ups?

cnbc.com — Tech last week was sea of red. The Nasdaq 100 had its worst week since 2011. All 100 of its members fell, and about two-thirds of the index dropped by at least 5 percent. The sudden turn, tied to a broader stock market selloff, threatens to derail a six-year rally, including five years of double-digit gains.
Aug 24, 2015

Will the tech stock plunge bleed to start-ups? cnb.cx/1h8shRG Sky blue?

Aug 24, 2015

The trillion dollar startup question... > Will the tech stock plunge bleed to start-ups? cnb.cx/1EehsrE

This developer's code saved 'Game of Thrones'

cnbc.com — When HBO needed to figure out why the "Game of Thrones" season premiere last year crashed for users of its streaming service, it turned to software developer AppDynamics. So did Beachbody after fans of its popular 21 Day Fix weight-loss program suffered slow load times on mobile devices.

You can't get this from UberEATS or Instacart

cnbc.com — "One school says if the money is there you should take it," said Sabeti. "We'd need a specific plan to convert that money into growth." According to CB Insights, one-third of venture-backed companies in the food-delivery industry took in their first round of funding in the past year.
Aug 19, 2015

Turning down start-up dough: "We'd need a specific plan to convert that money into growth." cnb.cx/1E5AII3 @ZeroCater

Aug 19, 2015

"The really tricky thing is not getting money anymore," he said. "The really tricky thing is getting great talent." cnb.cx/1E5AsJ1

Aug 19, 2015

RT @CNBC: The food start-up that's raised only $1.5 million, but facilitated $100 million in sales: cnb.cx/1E5AII3 pic.twitter.com/UGzUoOlyhx

Aug 21, 2015

Why @zerocater isn’t looking for investors ht.ly/Rb2w4 #foodtech

Why sleep start-up Casper is advertising on taxis

cnbc.com — Mattress start-up Casper recently raised $55 million to take on the sleep industry with a new Web-based model. Yet you're just as likely to see its ads in subway stations and on taxis as in your Facebook feed.

Gore Is Romney-Rich With $200 Million After Bush Defeat

bloomberg.com — May 6 (Bloomberg) -- In 1999, Al Gore, then U.S. vice president and a Democratic candidate for president, sold $6,000 worth of cows. The former senator, who spent most of his working life in Congress, had a net worth of about $1.7 million and assets that included pasture rents from a family farm and royalties from a zinc mine, remnants of his rural roots in Carthage, Tennessee.

Priceline-the only big US Web company that's figured out China

cnbc.com — China has been unkind to the U.S. Internet giants Google, Facebook and Amazon.com. But as a growing China spurs demand for foreign travel, a smaller player- Priceline Group -is trying to change the narrative.
Aug 13, 2015

The only US Web company that's figured out China cnb.cx/1UFbvIt $PCLN

What Does Google's Reorganization Mean for Consumers?

nbcnews.com — Don't worry, Internet searchers, Google isn't changing a thing. That big announcement Monday about a new parent company called Alphabet, a new CEO for Google and a new corporate structure - it has nothing to do with you.

Google is still Google, despite all the noise

cnbc.com — Don't worry, Internet searchers, Google isn't changing a thing. That big announcement Monday about a new parent company called Alphabet, a new CEO for Google and a new corporate structure-it has nothing to do with you. Here's why: Google search plus YouTube plus Android plus maps account for almost all of Google's $66 billion in annual revenue and $460 billion stock market capitalization.

Google’s Abc.xyz Just Put This Guy on the Map

recode.net — Here's one giant winner in Google's rebranding announcement: Daniel Negari. Negari is the founder and CEO of XYZ.com, an Internet domain registry that owns alternative suffixes like .rent and .college. His 10-person company also owns .xyz. Abc.
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Aug 26, 2015

Dow jumps 600 points after overbought market gets oversold.

Aug 25, 2015

At least Twitter trading below its IPO price is no longer a story.

Aug 25, 2015

"I'm really surprised by Curt Schilling's tweet." -someone who's never heard Curt Schilling talk about politics.

Aug 25, 2015

6-day losing streak for s&p 500, longest since july 2012. (this time we're down 12%. then it was just 3%)

Aug 25, 2015

“Bill and I and a bunch of other folks have talked about this a whole bunch at our poker game.” twitter.com/TWistartups/st…


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