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Ed tech startup Silverback Learning nabs $2.5M to expand from one district to schools nationwide

About a decade ago, Silverback Learning was barely an idea in the brain of a Boise, Idaho-based school superintendent. But over the past ten or so …

Why Austin Sits Atop the Next Wave of U.S. Startup Hubs

Austin’s reputation as a live music mecca and magnet for BBQ buffs may have put the Texas state capital on the map, but its status as a hub for …

Entrepreneurship

Ex-Yahoo CTO launches Altiscale, hardcore Hadoop as a service

Raymie Stata knows a lot about Hadoop. It was Stata who helped bring Hadoop creator Doug Cutting to Yahoo in 2006, and as during a seven-year stint …

Tesla Motors direct retail sales challenged in North Carolina

Consumers in North Carolina have welcomed Tesla Motors with open arms, having purchased 80 cars and having reserved another 60, such a quantity that …

App.net Hits 100,000 Registered Users, 9 Months After Launch

App.net, the Twitter-style platform launched with great ideological pomp last August following a successful crowdfunding campaign, has hit 100,000 registered users today.<p>Founder Dalton Caldwell has confirmed the milestone with us, and coincidentally, it looks like a giveaway of 500 accounts via The …