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  • Bitcoin exchange's collapse is probed by U.S. and Japanese regulators

    U.S. and Japanese regulators are investigating the collapse of the world's largest exchange for trading bitcoins, the virtual currency that has grown in popularity among technophiles for buying products and services online. The separate investigations...
  • Entrepreneurs pitch their products to investors

    From a comfortable high heel and an odor-free toilet, South Florida entrepreneurs gave their pitches this week to potential investors at the Startup Expo in Boca Raton. About 300 people — 20-somethings to 70-somethings — attended the...
  • Will the real creator of bitcoin please stand up?

    Will the real creator of bitcoin please stand up?
    The day started with a possible answer to one of the digital era's greatest mysteries: Who created the bitcoin virtual currency that has become a multibillion-dollar global phenomenon? From there, with the unlikely revelation by Newsweek magazine that...
  • Online storage service Box is courting Hollywood, music industry

    SAN FRANCISCO — Aaron Levie, the 29-year-old chief executive of Box Inc., walked the red carpet at the Oscars this year in a dark suit and tie, pressed white shirt and his trademark neon blue sneakers. "I asked about the sneaker dress code,"...
  • Down with the patent trolls

    Patent trolls are a widely reported problem for big business and technology makers. They are companies that exist primarily to buy up patents and then collect money, in the form of licenses or lawsuit settlements, from alleged infringers of those patents....
  • Startup Quest launches in South Florida

    Startup Quest launches in South Florida
    DAVIE - The pace was fast, presentations top-notch and atmosphere highly competitive. When entrepreneurship program Startup Quest kicked off Thursday in South Florida, professionals from lawyers to accountants sat transfixed, listening to 18 seasoned...
  • Evergreen faces challenges in delivering health insurance

    Evergreen faces challenges in delivering health insurance
    Four weeks since it began selling health insurance on the state's new marketplace for the uninsured, Evergreen Health Cooperative Inc. has signed up only five people. That's a long way from the nonprofit health insurance provider's first-year goal of 15,...
  • Northrop Grumman joins health IT incubator as sponsor

    Northrop Grumman joins health IT incubator as sponsor
    Northrop Grumman Corp. has signed on as a sponsor of DreamIt Health Baltimore, a business accelerator backed by Johns Hopkins University and BioHealth Innovation Inc. The accelerator gives startups $50,000 in seed funding, help gathering customers,...
  • Loan hacks

    Loan hacks
    When Exal Iraheta found out he had defaulted on a $17,105 student loan, his first reaction was dread. "I immediately was like, what am I supposed to do?" he said. "You feel like you're sinking. Instantly." Though Iraheta works full-time as a media...
  • Firm hopes to save Silicon Valley from zombie start-up apocalypse

    Most Silicon Valley start-ups that you hear about seem to have one of three fates. In the best cases, they have an IPO. Next best case, they are acquired by some big-tech sugar daddy. Then there are those that simply die. They run out of money, the...
  • 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...