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Google helps open new home for startups in Berlin

Internet entrepreneurs have received a new home in the German capital with the opening of the "Factory"—a workspace developed in partnership with Google Inc. that allows startups to innovate and collaborate under one roof.

Jun 11, 2014
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Y Combinator known for picking winners

By late 2008, the creators of Airbnb were broke and selling cereal online to support themselves as they watched their credit card bills pile up. They made one final pitch for their fledgling company - a website where travelers ...

May 08, 2014
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Startup scene flourishes in US capital

In a large warehouse-type office, software coders work on apps, as "angel" investors and mentors help budding entrepreneurs figure out strategy for their startups.

Mar 20, 2014
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Tech startups create virtual farmers markets (Update)

Sara Pasquinelli doesn't shop at the grocery store much anymore. The busy mother of two young boys buys nearly all her food from a new online service that delivers to her front door—but it doesn't bring ...

Dec 22, 2013
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Retailers take on Silicon Valley

(AP)—Software engineers wearing jeans and flip flops test the latest smartphone apps. Walls and windows double as whiteboards where ideas are jotted down. And a mini basketball net is in the center of it all.

Nov 15, 2013
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Lenovo hires Kutcher to design, pitch new tablet

Computer-maker Lenovo has hired tech-savvy actor Ashton Kutcher to help design and pitch its latest line of tablets, dubbing the Hollywood star a "product engineer" who can bring his ideas along with his ...

Oct 30, 2013
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