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Vancouver steps up as next tech hot spot

If you follow the money, the Northwest's hottest startup is now 140 miles north of Seattle. Called HootSuite, it's a 370-employee company at the heart of a resurgent startup community in Vancouver.

dateOct 09, 2013 in Business
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IPO spotlights Twitter co-founders

Twitter co-founder Evan Williams, who sold blogging platform startup Pyra Labs to Google a decade ago, will cash in anew when the hot one-to-many messaging service hits Wall Street.

dateOct 06, 2013 in Business
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Keeping 'digital storefronts' fresh

In 2010, a team of MIT graduate students designed an app that allowed people to rate entrees at local restaurants. This aimed to help restaurant patrons find the best local dishes.

dateOct 02, 2013 in Internet
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Wireless network detects falls by the elderly

University of Utah electrical engineers have developed a network of wireless sensors that can detect a person falling. This monitoring technology could be linked to a service that would call emergency help ...

dateSep 09, 2013 in Engineering
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Dutch city patently the world's most inventive

From cancer-busting ultrasound techniques to ways to boost vitamins in tomatoes, Dutch tech-hub Eindhoven's avalanche of patents has just earned it the crown of "most inventive city in the world."

dateJul 28, 2013 in Other
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Citymaps aims to make maps social

(AP)—Maps are where it's at. Just ask Google, which bought maps app Waze for more than $1 billion, or Apple, which snapped up two small mapping startups earlier this month.

dateJul 25, 2013 in Software
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