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Diffblue, a University of Oxford spin-out, raises $22M Series A to bring AI to software development

Oxford University continues to be a hotbed of AI talent, fuelling not just academic research into AI but also the ambitions of startups and large technology companies alike. The latest Oxford-based AI startup to make headlines is Diffblue, a University of Oxford spin-out that is applying Artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

$9 billion startup Stripe is automating the complicated process of starting a company

Now the $9 billion payments company has realized that Atlas is something entrepreneurs throughout the United States want too.<p>Atlas automates the complicated process of starting a company into a filling out a short web form. Atlas then takes care of incorporating a company in Delaware, setting up a …

Startups

The 9 best-looking watches you can buy for under $300 this spring

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>While you might not think it at first, there is a similar changing of trends and needs in the world of watches.<p>With spring comes an …

Men's Fashion

10 Excellent Pieces of Expert Advice for Entrepreneurs from VCs | Inc.com

Entrepreneurs, take note! Here are 10 excellent pieces of advice from VCs.<p>1. Understand Your Space<p>"If you are going to dedicate five to seven years of your life in a company, don't do it based on some tech article you read. Do your homework and strive to understand the space you are going into and …

Entrepreneurship

This Program Uses Lean Startup Techniques to Turn Scientists into Entrepreneurs

When Subra Suresh was tapped to lead the National Science Foundation (NSF), in 2010, he saw that many of the pathbreaking discoveries developed through the agency’s grants weren’t finding their way to the marketplace, so he sought to foster better links between government and industry.<p>This, of …

Startups

Tesla Gigafactory reaches over $1 billion in construction costs as battery production ramps up

As Tesla and Panasonic started battery cell production at the Gigafactory in Nevada last month, the company acquired several new building permits to continue expanding its already massive battery factory.<p>The addition and modification of 9 permits in January pushed the total construction cost of the …

Tesla

10 Things All Indian Startups Should Follow to Succeed

Image source: REUTERS/Charles Platiau<p><i>This guest column is by Mohan Prabakaran, CEO, Purebus.com</i><p>India is the second most populous country in the …

Startups (India)

Symantec just dropped $4.65 billion on a security startup that was planning to IPO this year

Blue Coat helps protects companies' web gateways from cyber attacks, a service that will complement Symantec's existing offerings for large corporations such as email and endpoint security, Symantec executives said in an interview on Sunday.<p>"Blue Coat brings capabilities from the web and for …

Symantec

4 Factors That Predict Startup Success, and One That Doesn’t

What makes a venture capital investment successful? Some of the most interesting data on this question comes from an analysis published last year by the venture capital firm First Round Capital. The firm’s unique data set comprises information on over 300 companies and nearly 600 founders, …

Venture Capital

The Race For AI: Google, Twitter, Intel, Apple In A Rush To Grab Artificial Intelligence Startups

Corporate giants like Google, IBM, Yahoo, Intel, Apple and Salesforce are competing in the race to acquire private AI companies, with Ford, Samsung, …

Artificial Intelligence

New mobile app detects earthquakes — and after surviving the Nepal quake, I can’t wait to download

MyShake is a new mobile app that relies on a smartphone’s motion sensor to detect earthquakes. Researchers from the University of California at …

Deutsche Telekom