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One of the big misconceptions in the tech industry is that everything of importance related to startups is centered in Silicon Valley. While Silicon Valley is no doubt the most important tech cluster in the US, it is not the only one. One other area that is rapidly making ...

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As revelations about NSA spying and an exponential increase in malicious hacking continue to come out, more and more people are concerned with the security of their online communications, especially e-mail.  One startup taking advantage of the general trend towards people and companies wanting increased privacy is secure e-mail app ...

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Recently a settlement was obtained between 2 companies with the FTC. The charge was that these organizations failed to secure their mobile apps, which put consumer’s private data at risk. The FTC says that these companies disabled the SSL certificate validation. This default process confirms that an application’s communications are ...

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One of the major arguments frequently put forth in the press is that Microsoft is not “innovative” or has missed the boat on too many hot trends. The transition to mobile is a big part of this argument. An almost nasty disdain for the tenure of Steve Ballmer as ...

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In a previous interview, I profiled Washington, DC startup accelerator 1776. They are one of the DC areas top accelerators and have done a great deal to help the DC startup scene gain national visibility. 1776 began operations barely one year ago and their membership has grown so rapidly that ...

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