News tagged with entrepreneurs

Obama, inventors check out electric giraffe (Update)

If President Barack Obama is mingling with inventors, sooner or later there has to be a robot. On Wednesday, it was Russell, the 17-foot (5-meter) electric giraffe towering in the South Lawn of the White ...

Jun 18, 2014
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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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US pushes to keep entrepreneur jobs in the country

(AP)—The Obama administration's top immigration official says his agency is working to attract and keep more foreign-born high-tech entrepreneurs who are seeking to start a company in the U.S.

Nov 28, 2012
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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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