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It's Lights Out For LED Startup Switch

The people who wanted to mix liquid and light have fizzled out.<p>Switch, a once high-flying LED startup, has liquidated its assets and is no longer in business, reports Katie Fehrenbacher of GigaOm. Customer complaints, low sales, intense competition and unpaid bills appear to be the culprit.<p>The …

5 Tips for Telling the Story of Your Startup | Inc.com

Storytelling is an art everyone is born with, yet few of us use those skills in the business setting. We forget that everything has a story, especially when it comes to how a company got its start. Every business began as someone's dream and every entrepreneur dealt with setbacks, trials, …

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For Better or Worse, Sony and Will.i.am Are Redefining the Future of Wearable Tech

• Partner Content<br>• Author: Rick Delgado. Rick Delgado<p>Ever since the spy-themed movies and television of the Cold War Era introduced us to the …

Sheriff finds social media clues in 4 West Virginia slayings

A West Virginia man who fatally shot four people and then himself was apparently disappointed with people in his life, including his ex-girlfriend, Monongalia County Sheriff Kenneth "Al" Kisner told CNN on Tuesday.<p>On Monday, Jody Lee Hunt, 39, of Westover, killed his ex, a man she was having a …

The 10 Best Movies You Missed in 2014

And how to catch up with them.<p><b>You've been chilled</b> by the marriage-gone-awry suspense of <i>Gone Girl</i>, stupefied by the cinematic inventiveness of <i>Birdman</i>, and terrified by the twisted mentor-mentee relationship of <i>Foxcatcher</i>, but what about those other must-see films from 2014 that you didn't have time …

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iPhones Of The Future Could Save Themselves When You Drop Them

Anyone who's ever dropped their phone knows the feeling of sheer terror as it slips from your hand and plummets to the ground below. So wouldn't it be great if so-called "smartphones" were smart enough to save themselves?<p>A patent awarded to Apple Tuesday could make that dream a reality. Labeled a …

Left-Handed? Prepare to Earn Less

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.<p>If you believe that you may have received this message in …

Jean-Claude Van Damme up for 'Kickboxer' remake

Jean-Claude Van Damme's "Kickboxer" is being remade, and "The Muscles from Brussels" will be one of the stars.<p>According to The Hollywood Reporter, 54-year-old Van Damme is in final negotiations to join the cast of the upcoming remake, which will be directed by "Blue Crush" and "Into the Blue" …

CNN's Anderson Cooper Returns To 'AC360' Following Emergency Appendectomy

Anderson Cooper will return to host "AC360" Tuesday night following an emergency appendectomy, a CNN spokesperson confirmed to The Huffington Post via email.<p>Cooper began experiencing stomach pains last Tuesday while reporting on the protests and civil unrest in Ferguson, Missouri. The pains …

Kevin Durant returns for OKC

NEW ORLEANS -- After missing the past six weeks with a fractured right foot, reigning league MVP Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder made his …

Ashton Carter Likely Choice as Next Defense Secretary Nominee

Former Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton Carter will likely be President Barack Obama's choice to head the Pentagon following the resignation of Chuck Hagel, NBC News has learned.<p>Carter emerged as the leading candidate after former Department of Defense official Michele Flournoy removed herself from …

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