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DC

Distil Networks Raises $21M to Expand Company

By | Jun 30, 2015 at 2:13 pm

DC area cybersecurity company Distil Networks just announced $21M raised in a Series B Round. The round was led by new investor Bessemer Venture Partners, with help from existing investors Foundry Group, Techstars, ff Venture Capital, Idea Fund andCorrelation Ventures. This round brings their total funding to…

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Indianapolis

High Alpha Raises $35M to Improve The Enterprise Cloud

By | Jun 30, 2015 at 12:30 pm

In a statement released by Indianapolis based High Alpha, they announced a $35M fund to create, operate, and fund enterprise cloud companies. This specifically focuses on the launch of two new initiatives: High Alpha Studio and High Alpha Seed. The newly launched venture studio…

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NYC

PowerToFly Raises $6.5M to Increase Career Opportunities for Women in Tech

By | Jun 30, 2015 at 11:01 am

This morning, the New York, NY-based PowerToFly, an online platform that aims to match companies with women in tech, announced that it has a raised a $6.5 million Series A round of funding. This new financing was led by Crosslink Capital and included participation…

Apple

Apple Interns Can Make Up to $80,000

By | Jun 29, 2015 at 2:00 pm

If you don’t want to associate yourself with the plebeians making $50,000 a year, then you should consider interning at Apple. According to a report by Business Insider, Apple interns make upwards of $38 per hour, averaging out to about $6,700 per month or…

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Boston

California Man Wins $50,000 After Naming This Venture Firm

By | Jun 29, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Back in March, we reported on a competition held by the Cambridge, MA-based Formerly Known as Atlas (FKA) Venture – the tech investment arm of Atlas Venture – aimed at at helping the venture firm firm find a new name for itself. Well, this…

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On Demand Delivery Service Postmates Raises $80M in Series C

By | Jun 29, 2015 at 12:30 pm

San Francisco based Postmates has a goal of making on-demand delivery as quick and inexpensive as possible to give us what we all crave: instant gratification. Postmates recently raised $80M in a Series C round led by Tiger Global Management. The company now has a…

Security

Economic Espionage: Is Your Competition Hacking You?

By | Jun 28, 2015 at 10:00 pm

This article was originally posted to LinkedIn by Marcus Eagan, CEO and Founder at Nodal Industries. At Nodal, Eagan is doing his best to make the internet a safer place.  Corporate espionage is on the rise. For those unfamiliar with the term – also…

News

5 IT Skills You’ll Need as the Internet of Things Becomes a Reality

By | Jun 28, 2015 at 4:00 pm

People are usually looking forward to the next big technological revolution. There’s always a great deal of excitement as we envision what the world will look like in the future and the role technology will play in that world. Most experts agree that if…

Energy

KalpTree is Creating the Future of Li-ion Batteries

By | Jun 28, 2015 at 10:00 am

Li-ion batteries have many practical purposes, including powering electric vehicles. However, in their current state, they can be difficult to properly dispose of and very expensive. For example, this is one of the main reasons that electric cars are cost-prohibitive for most people, and…

Security

Remote Access Rules to Set for Mobile Workplace

By | Jun 27, 2015 at 4:00 pm

For companies that operate with a geographically dispersed team, managing secure data flow across multiple platforms and locations typically is a major challenge. As reported by esna last year, as much as 77% of companies with over 2,500 employees allow remote working, while 10%…

Apple

Redesign in Apple TV Essential For Its Marketing Strategy

By | Jun 27, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Over the last ten years, Apple Inc. has quickly risen to prominence as the most important company in the world. It can be said that not everyone in the market will agree with statements like this but it is difficult to argue with the…

Trends

Making Decisions for Your Customers Is the Next Evolution

By | Jun 27, 2015 at 12:00 pm

If you walk into any grocery store, you’ll find a dizzying number of toothpaste varieties: gel or paste, cinnamon or mint, whitening or sensitive. Retailers offer a wide range of products because they’ve traditionally seen choice as a benefit. But in the age of…

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Tech Companies Show Pride, Support for Marriage Equality

By | Jun 26, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Today in a landmark decision the majority of the US Supreme Court ruled in support of same-sex marriages, legalizing it across the nation. Over the past few years many tech companies have made great strides in improving support, respect, and meeting the needs of…

Apple

Will Apple Watch Replace Car Keys in the Future?

By | Jun 26, 2015 at 5:00 pm

There is a technology revolution coming. No, not in the speed of processors or the computing power of that smartphone in your pocket, but in the role that technology plays in our everyday lives. We have already seen Nest redefine the role that technology…