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Why 2015 could be the year Silicon Valley fully wakes up to "digital health"

It’s said that the most investable ideas are those with a large market and where incumbents are inefficient or fail to deliver great customer …

Weather Underground now reports conditions like Waze reports traffic

If you’ve got precipitation-sensing boobs like the dippy Mean Girl above (or, you know, eyes), Weather Underground wants you.<p>Weather Underground is an app from The Weather Channel to, well, tell you what it’s like outside. It uses crowdsourced data from designated volunteers, but today, the company …

Forget Black Friday: Eve-of-Thanksgiving Is the New Retail

Welcome to a slow economy and low-single digit seasonal growth. Say hello to 365/24/7 online competitors.<p>Should retail stores, or any business, be allowed to open on our national holidays? Apparently Target, Walmart and other big box stores do. They’ll be starting the holiday season even earlier …

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10 Tips for building a killer startup, according to Moshi Monsters CEO Michael Acton Smith

<i>The following is a guest post from Mike Sottak, President of Wire Island International. You can follow him on Twitter at @WiredIslandPR</i><p>Everybody …

TaskRabbit Takes Its Errands Marketplace To London For Its First Move Outside The U.S.

TaskRabbit, the U.S. startup that runs a marketplace for people who need help with short-term work and errands, is hopping over the pond for its first international city launch. On Thursday, it will open for business in London, starting with 50 Taskers ready to take on your every need in the areas …