Google and Udacity launch Tech Entrepreneur Nanodegree

Google has teamed up with Udacity to introduce the Tech Entrepreneur Nanodegree, a program aimed at teaching students how to build sustainable revenue-generating businesses. Google program manager Shanea King-Roberson told VentureBeat that this Nanodegree is designed to help less technical people learn not just the basics of how to build Android, iOS, and web apps, […]

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Oculus VR’s Jason Rubin says designing VR titles is the toughest learning curve in games

Jason Rubin is a 30-year veteran of video games and the cofounder of Naughty Dog, the maker of the Crash Bandicoot series and many of the world’s best-selling titles. He sold Naughty Dog to Sony in 2001, and left in 2004. Then he moved into the world of startups, creating comics and an Internet business. […]

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Google now covers costs for enterprises switching over to Docs

Google is going after enterprises with a new offer to cover costs associated with switching over to its office software. “If you’re worried about switching to Docs because you still have an enterprise agreement (EA) with another provider, we’ll cover the fees of Google Apps until your contract runs out. We’ll even chip in on […]

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Apple’s race for electric car talent leaves one motorcycle startup in the doldrums

SAN FRANCISCO (by Julia Love) – Apple Inc’s aggressive recruitment of auto experts as it explores building a car has left a promising, if financially troubled, electric motorcycle startup in the dust. Mission Motors, whose sleek electric bikes drew comparisons to Tesla’s cars, ceased operations in May after losing some of its top engineering talent […]

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How Arkadium survived when the Russians took over Crimea

Game companies deal with uncertainty all of the time. But it’s usually not the kind that Jessica Rovello, the chief executive of New York-based Arkadium, and her husband and company president Kenny Rosenblatt have had to face. In the spring of 2014, as the crisis in the Ukraine turned into civil war, the Russian Federation […]

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How 3 women in the data industry got to where they are

SPONSORED: This sponsored post is produced by Tableau. Go to a tech conference, and you need only look at the restroom lines to know that it’s a man’s game. Men often have a long wait while women can march right in. Things fare a bit better in the data industry — go to Tableau Conference, for […]

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