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Insight: In Silicon Valley start-up world, pedigree counts | Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - When asked to name the most notable rags-to-riches entrepreneur that his firm has funded, venture capitalist Ben Horowitz doesn’t hesitate: Christian Gheorghe, a Romanian immigrant who came to the United States without speaking English, and rose from limo driver to founder …

Silicon Valley

Special Report | Reuters.com

The World's 20 Hottest Startup Scenes (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Sure, Silicon Valley is still No. 1, but some surprising cities like Sao Paulo, Brazil and Bangalore, India have become successful startup hubs over the past decade. Startup Genome's Startup Ecosystem Report 2012 ranked the top 20 most …

Facebook Login used 850 million times per month, updated to separate sharing requests

Facebook announced Thursday that it’s making some tweaks to its social log-in service, Facebook Login, which the company said is now used 850 million times per month.<p>The service lets users sign in to services with the same e-mail addresses and passwords they use to log into the social network …

Amazon to Disrupt the Wireless Industry With Its 4G LTE Service for Kindle Phones?

Internet retailer Amazon and makers of the popular Kindle reading devices and tablets is now said to be privately testing its own LTE wireless …

EDM is the new American bubble

There is no doubt that electronic music, in the form of the so-called EDM “movement” (great branding) is currently experiencing extraordinary …

Microsoft restores Outlook.com after three-day outage

Microsoft on Saturday apologized for a three-day partial outage of Outlook.com and said the email service was back up and running, only to note hours …

Microsoft Exchange

IBM buys Israeli data security co Trusteer

Market estimates put the price at $700 million.<p>IBM has announced the acquisition of Israeli data security company Trusteer. Financial details of the …

Business Matters: ABI's Optimistic Forecast Says Music Subscriptions Will Exceed $46 Billion by 2018 (Corrected)

<b>Update:</b> ABI Research reached out to Billboard to explain that its revenue forecast for 2018 was cumulative. In other words, ABI believes subscription …

Markets

ByteLight brings GPS-like technology indoors

Imagine this: You step into a vast department store to buy a new blender, and your smartphone leads you straight to the right aisle, and then lights …

Goldman's Top Disruptive Themes

The following <b>eight secular disruptive themes</b> are what Goldman Sachs believe have the potential to reshape their categories and command greater …