News tagged with entrepreneurs

Craigslist founder in new venture

Craig Newmark, founder of online classifieds giant Craigslist, launched new Web-based venture Craigconnects on Tuesday to support non-profit and public service organizations.

Mar 08, 2011
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Team delivers development aid via cell phone animations

A farmer in Niger learns how to protect his crops from insects. A resident of Port-au-Prince or a rural Haitian village learns how to avoid exposure to cholera. An entrepreneur in Mali gets step-by-step instructions ...

Feb 28, 2011
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Online shopping reaches art world

The world's first international online art fair hits the Internet this Saturday, putting contemporary art pieces worth $1 million and more just a mouse click away.

Jan 20, 2011
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Solar leader sees bright future

Zhengrong Shi, an engineer turned entrepreneur, has become one of China’s richest citizens by betting heavily on the future of solar power. In a talk on Tuesday at MIT, he outlined his vision for how ...

Dec 10, 2010
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Israeli high tech adjusts to Asian challenge

(AP) -- It's well known that the emergence of India and China is casting a shadow on the developed economies of Europe and North America. Less famous is the challenge facing Israel: With the Jewish state having quietly prospered ...

Nov 16, 2010
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EBay founder launches online Hawaii news service

(AP) -- The entrepreneur who created a virtual marketplace that connects sellers and buyers worldwide is launching an online news site where people will pay to exchange ideas and discuss issues affecting their communities.

Apr 21, 2010
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Flyp, experimental online magazine, to close

(AP) -- Flyp Media, an online magazine startup that tried innovative approaches to Web journalism, says it has lost its financing and can't stay afloat on advertising revenue.

Apr 19, 2010
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Twitter to scrap controversial suggested user list

(AP) -- Social-media site Twitter plans to scrap its hand-picked list of "suggested users" to follow after controversy erupted over the selection of people on the list, a company executive said Monday.

Nov 16, 2009
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