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  • Hopkins accelerator aims to give startups a jump start

    Hopkins accelerator aims to give startups a jump start
    In the bowels of a building where a long-gone manufacturer once made fine silver, the Johns Hopkins University cultivates fledgling firms. The FastForward business accelerator is a first for Hopkins, which quietly launched the operation last year and...
  • Indecisive? Get quick poll results with these 5 feedback apps

    Indecisive? Get quick poll results with these 5 feedback apps
    Does this make me look fat? Steak or seafood for dinner? Is this appropriate for a first date? Decisions, decisions, decisions. Life is full of them. Some are big, some are easy and some are more pressing than others. Many times feedback is hard to...
  • About Andrew Duffell

    About Andrew Duffell
    Andrew Duffell is a recognized thought-leader on the strategic role of business creation, recruitment, retention and expansion as a foundation for the Florida economy. A sought-after speaker and panelist, Duffell presents a pragmatic approach to working...
  • TopLine gets $25 million to launch short-term fantasy game platform

    Taking an aggressive swing at the growing short-term fantasy sports market, a New York-based venture capital fund dropped $25 million into a fledgling Los Angeles start-up this week. TopLine Game Labs, which is hunting for a permanent office space in...
  • Is Snapchat poised to be L.A.'s tech start-up star?

    Is Snapchat poised to be L.A.'s tech start-up star?
    There's never a shortage of things to gawk at in Venice Beach: oiled-up bodybuilders, a two-headed turtle, over-the-top street performers. Lately, passersby on the main stretch of the boardwalk have also been ogling an eggshell blue house, steps from...
  • Purdue launching executive MBA program in Chicago

    Purdue launching executive MBA program in Chicago
    Purdue University is launching an executive MBA program in Chicago aimed at professionals in the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and math, the Indiana school and Mayor Rahm Emanuel's office announced Monday. The 16-month weekend...
  • A fix for the cracked-screen smartphone

    A fix for the cracked-screen smartphone
    Some people drop them. Others leave their mobile phone on the roof of the car and drive off. Or they slip the device into a purse or pocket and miss. Whatever the cause, smartphones with cracked screens seem to be nearly as common as cellphones...
  • America's Rifle: Rise Of The AR-15

    America's Rifle: Rise Of The AR-15
    When his son turned 14 a year ago, Jonathan Hardy bought the teen a gift that was both a coming-of-age badge and a hot item: an AR-15 rifle. To Hardy, the matte-black weapon is not a dangerous assault rifle. His son's model shoots the same small, low-...
  • How Mark Suster became a go-to guy for tech start-ups

    How Mark Suster became a go-to guy for tech start-ups
    The gig: Mark Suster is an entrepreneur, angel investor and managing partner at Century City venture capital firm Upfront Ventures, formerly known as GRP Partners. A vocal proponent of L.A.'s growing tech scene, Suster has become known as the go-to...
  • In 'cyber' Maryland, a bid for business growth

    In 'cyber' Maryland, a bid for business growth
    Zuly Gonzalez and Beau Adkins used to work at the National Security Agency. Now they run a cybersecurity firm in Catonsville, helping companies defend against online threats. They're the embodiment of why Maryland officials call the state the nation's...
  • Cyber-security firm Cylance works to read hackers' minds

    Cyber-security firm Cylance works to read hackers' minds
    Two hackers from Irvine gained access in April to the air conditioning and water systems of a Google Inc. office in Sydney, Australia. Because Google had failed to install a security patch to a software program that remotely tracks and controls building...