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As authentication options blossom, startup tries to simplify deployment, maintain flexibility

A startup with a strong pedigree is trying to address the problem that businesses have keeping up with the ever-increasing options for authentication.

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What banks can learn from fintech startups

To weather the fintech market’s overgrowth, traditional banks can ramp up digital investments and operate more like nimble startups by turning existing capabilities into reusable assets designed for broad consumption.

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8 tech startup trends to watch in 2017

Artificial intelligence startups will be big next year, along with startups in cybersecurity, chatbots, VR and legalized recreational marijuana, according to experts.

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Splice Machine boosts hybrid relational data platform

The startup adds support for columnar storage, in-memory caching and cost-optimized AWS storage to its hybrid transactional and analytical processing platform.

16 ways to build a better dev team

Author of 'Strategic Entrepreneurialism' says team cohesiveness leads to innovation

The ability to think like a unit and galvanize around an idea to make it a practical reality is what makes companies outperform their peers.

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Playing the startup game: Work hard, play harder and keep learning

To stay competitive in the startup game, entrepreneurs need to remain focused, organized and disciplined. They should have a comprehensive strategy that is aligned to their vision and business goals. They also need to strike a balance...

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Startup Nubeva pitches Security-as-a-Service in the cloud

A team made up of executives from Aruba Networks and Panzura are out with a new self-funded startup this week that aims to deploy security tools that enterprises use in their campus and extend it to the cloud.

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The apps you need to run a business

These software and mobile applications will enable you to manage virtually every part of your startup or small business: from organization to communication to finance to security.

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TravelBank uses machine learning to save businesses money on travel

A new startup called TravelBank is aiming to help reduce business travel spending by providing a predictive budget for a trip and helping employees file expenses.

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A few cool tech startups I came across at Boston's HUBweek

Startups spill forth from Babson, Harvard, MIT and other institutions during Boston's HUBweek

Video: What’s it like to be a cloud startup

In a market dominated by vendors like Amazon, Microsoft and Google is there room for startups? Cloud Chronicles visited ClearSky Data in downtown Boston to find out.

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Startup sells a stamp-sized Linux server for $5

A wildly popular Indiegogo campaign is offering early birds the world's smallest Linux server, with Wi-Fi built in for IoT applications, for $5.

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Creative ways 7 startups growth-hacked their way to brand exposure

Startups on a tight budget are using social media channels, experiential marketing and other creative tactics to generate brand exposure. All without a PR agency.

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10 ways to make your crowdfunding campaign a hit

Small business owners and online fundraising pros share their top tips on how to make your Kickstarter or Indiegogo project a success.

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High technology: How IT is fueling the budding cannabis industry

The goal is to track every plant, product and person associated with the production and sale of marijuana and maintain legal compliance.

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Jump-starting population health management

Aurora Health Care, a healthcare system with 15 hospitals and over 150 clinics, has just entered the second phase of an effort to use startup software developers to create the applications it needs for population health management.

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7 cool Internet of Things companies to watch

Industry watcher CB Insights earlier this month showed that venture capital funding of internet of things companies is actually on the decline after years of growth. But we've still seen enough fresh funding in the months since we...

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Intel's Knights Mill mega-chip to take on GPUs in AI

Intel has secretly developed a mega-chip called Knights Mill with the hope to advance artificial intelligence.

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