News tagged with entrepreneurs

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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PayPal courts outside developers

PayPal has opened its software platform to outside developers in a move designed to unleash a flood of creative uses for the online financial transaction service.

Nov 04, 2009
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