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Networking giant Cisco has announced plans to launch its eighth Internet of Everything Centre of Innovation across two locations in Sydney and Perth.
Australian equity-based crowdfunding platform VentureCrowd is partnering up with angel investor group Sydney Angels in a bid to connect more local startups with early stage venture capital.
In the most recent legal challenge to the ride-sharing app, Uber executives and employees have been charged by Seoul District Police for breaching the transportation laws of South Korea.
South Korea plans to invest $300 million this year in biotech, with the aim to become the producer of at least five global products by 2017.
Pinterest has secured more than $367 million of its latest $577.9 million capital-raising round, according to new documents filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.
Careerify's CEO admitted LinkedIn offered something his company couldn't do on its own.
Former LinkedIn and Microsoft executive Tony Ward has been picked to head up SurveyMonkey's Australian and New Zealand operations, as the company works to ramp up its enterprise growth.
This pint-sized Indian robot has wowed the public with its ultra-economical price tag. Now if only it could whip up a chicken tikka masala.
Compared to some of Facebook's previous (and multi-billion dollar) acquisitions of Whatsapp and Instagram, the TheFind purchase reflects a much more niche motivation rather than a grab for more users.
Australian-founded online crowdsourced security testing startup Bugcrowd is preparing for a period of rapid expansion after completing a $6 million Series A funding round led by Costanoa Venture Capital.
Ride-sharing app developer Lyft plans to speed up its global expansion after closing a $530 million funding round led by Japan's Rakuten.
Chinese e-commerce juggernaut Alibaba Group is planning to invest $200 million in instant picture messaging platform Snapchat, at a valuation of $15 billion, according to reports.
The company is investing in local operations and plans to double its user base in the region
Freelancer.com has acquired the assets of online job marketplace Donanza, which closed down its services in July last year, three years after receiving $1 million backing from Google chairman Eric Schmidt's VC fund and other investors.
An Australian team has recently demonstrated its robotics "wizardry" by advancing to the grand finals of an international land warfare robot competition to be held in South Australia in November.
Where are the expense management startups and Dirty SaaS?
The MDA held an exhibition of several interactive digital media projects. Here are some of the hits and misses.
Silicon Valley start-up Wrightspeed aims to bring sports cars that run solely on battery power to market.
Participants in the the Middle East Partnership Initiative visit Silicon Valley for tips on turning great ideas into profit.
Technology is thriving in Israel, as the country seeks to become a center for research and development.
Services from fledging start-ups let people build Web applications themselves.
A start-up from PayPal co-founder Max Levchin blends online photo albums with social networking.
The start-up Synthetic Genomics got a head start from an ocean-going voyage led by pioneering scientist J. Craig Venter.
Italian start-up Zanetti Studios is marketing a printer that places magnetic sound strips on photos.
Company cofounders in the good old days in 1982 when Sun was a start-up.
A Silicon Valley start-up analyzes individual athletic ability and feeds data into an interactive Web site for parents and children.
Forget the airborne jalopy in "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang." This start-up, with a strong dose of MIT smarts, means business.
Socially conscious science dominates finals of contest meant to help new businesses woo venture capital.
Corporate and nonprofit clients wanting to establish beachheads in the virtual world "Second Life" are fueling a D.C. start-up.
Stanford student Megan Zoback, a one-time intern for Jaxtr, is spreading the word about the company's effort to bring online calling into the MySpace.com era--with no need to download software. CNET News.com's Neha Tiwari listens in on Zoback's primer. (Note: Zoback currently has no formal relation with the VoIP company and has not been compensated for her use of the free service.)
Mashery is a new startup committed to making it easier to build, deploy and use mashups. Over the next several months, we'll be launching a number of services for mashup developers and API providers. Come join us in our Mashup University session to get an early look at what we're working on, and to talk to us about what you'd like to see Mashery incorporate in its future releases.
Michael Masnick, CEO of Techdirt, discusses how his event produces dialogue between Silicon Valley start-ups. Also, check out one of the demos from Jumpcut, an online video-remix and production suite.
Every NBA basketball game is being logged by Synergy Sports Technology and the video of every play tagged and correlated with stats. Synergy hopes to sell its analytical tools to every NBA team. CNET News.com's Harry Fuller looks over the shoulder of Synergy's Andy Graham to see what the pros can see.
In this Face to Face interview, venture capitalist Guy Kawasaki, a former Apple Computer evangelist, joins ZDNet Editor in Chief Dan Farber to talk about his latest book. In "The Art of the Start," the best-selling author gives entrepreneurial advice, from creating bold positioning statements to avoiding "hallucinatory forecasts," on the road to business success.
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