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How corporations turned into political beasts

Over the past four decades, large corporations have learned to play the Washington game. Companies now devote massive resources to politics, and their large-scale involvement increasingly re-directs and constricts the capacities of the political system.<p>The consequence is a democracy that is …

LHC reboot: the world's largest particle accelerator is now active

'What we’ve put together is almost a new machine.'<p>The Large Hadron Collider is reborn — on Easter weekend, of course. After shutting it down for two years in February 2013, the world's biggest and most powerful particle accelerator is up and running again. That doesn't mean that it's going at full …

What to expect from Y Combinator's Demo Day, when founders pitch their startups to top Silicon Valley investors

Every year, Y Combinator has two funding cycles — one goes from January through March, and the other is from June through August.<p>At the end of each of these funding cycles, participating startups pitch their ideas at Demo Day to potential investors who want to fund the next big thing in tech.<p>Y …

Startups

Insider reveals why investors are going crazy about companies like Uber, Snapchat, and Pinterest

After the dotcom bust destroyed the paper profits of a generation of speculators, the regulatory ethos in the U.S. shifted from facilitating the free flow of capital to preventing the public from losing money. Specifically, regulators imposed so much red tape, cost, and scrutiny on public companies …

Jony Ive Is The Most Powerful Person At Apple

While Apple is quite confident, and some would even say defiant, with its hardware and design, software seems to be treated with some level of hesitation and debate as Apple continues to think about how iOS should be used, especially after a plethora of new APIs are released to …

Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook Review: A Laptop Only an Entrepreneur Can Appreciate | Inc.com

I've seen many entrepreneurs who expect the highest levels of tech innovation from their companies but don't really put the same thought process into the laptop they use. In some cases, it's a MacBook they bought in the Dark Ages. Or it's a clunky old Windows 7 machine that is running on a wing and …

Intel Corporation

This startup can run apps on Amazon’s cloud for 1/10th of the regular price

The engineers at startup ClusterK know a heck of a lot about an often overlooked part of popular cloud provider Amazon Web Services called Spot Instances, where you can name your price for using slices of servers in the Amazon cloud. ClusterK has figured out a way to run complex applications on …

Cloud Computing