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  • 10 Best college majors for entrepreneurs

    Brazen Careerist You don't have to go to school to be a startup entrepreneur. As Peter Thiel will try to convince you, sometimes dropping out is actually the best option for budding 'treps. However, getting a degree can be a strong choice for many...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Silicon Beach housing prices surge as techies move in

     Silicon Beach housing prices surge as techies move in
    In Venice, 25-year-old Snapchat co-founder Bobby Murphy has bought a new two-bedroom house for $2.1 million, or nearly double the median price of homes in the neighborhood. A few blocks away, a three-bedroom town house with a rooftop sun deck was just...
  • Reddit co-founder, a Columbia native, campaigns for power of Internet

    Reddit co-founder, a Columbia native, campaigns for power of Internet
    The lanky 18-year-old in a blue mortarboard cap, his shoulders festooned with tassels and other regalia, stepped to the lectern, gave Howard High School's Class of 2001 a nervous snicker and spoke words heard in countless other graduation speeches that...
  • Why the latest corporate tax cut plan won't work

    Sen. Max Baucus, a Democrat from Montana and the chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, wants to cut corporate tax rates. But he's finding that corporations are lining up to criticize his proposal. As it happens, they're right to: Baucus' misplaced...
  • Epic Fail: The Rise and Fall of Demand Media

    Take note, Twitter: Not every tech company has a happy ending after a ballyhooed IPO. Just look at Demand Media, the Santa Monica, Calif.-based firm some thought would revolutionize content production. Not long after the company went public in January...
  • DirecTV Invests in Two Digital Entertainment Startups

    DirecTV announced that it has made strategic investments in two digital entertainment startups -- video-aggregation provider LiveClips and second-screen app developer i.TV -- and the satcaster is working with both to integrate their technology in its...
  • HCEDA initiative brings 3D printing to Howard County entrepreneurs

    The objects displayed on a shelf in the depths of UAV Solutions' headquarters in Jessup might look like toys, out of context. To the untrained eye, the plastic doodads – some thick, some thin, some glossy, others matte, and in a variety of subdued...
  • Timonium startup offers children's couture — for rent

    Timonium startup offers children's couture — for rent
    Heidi Lieske's business idea came while shelling out more than $300 for a wedding-suitable outfit — for her 1-year-old son. "There has got to be a better way to do this," she thought. Her Timonium company aims to be that option for like-minded...