Top Stories of the Day // August 9, 2015

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How Gulf Countries Can Ignite Their Startup Revolution

There is hardly a day that passes without a new major initiative, announcement or bold proclamation by the Gulf economies of United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Oman,… Read More…

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Understanding The Future Of Mobility

We recently had the opportunity to participate in two important conferences focused on the future: one on the on-demand economy (On Demand Economy 2015) and the… Read More…

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Aileen Lee Founder of Cowboy Ventures Coming to Disrupt SF

In 2012, she created Cowboy Ventures. A few portfolio companies are Dollar Shave Club; the smart lock company August; and the coffee-shop chain Philz Coffee. Come hear her insights at Disrupt SF this September! Learn More…

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Hacking For Cause: Today’s Growing Cyber Security Trend

What do the following data-breach headlines from the past year have in common? The Sony Pictures hack: Everything we know so far; Anonymous hackers… Read More…

Visa Selected Three Black-Founded Startups To Help Solve Its Marketing Challenges

On the heels of U.S. President Barack Obama hosting the first-ever White House demo day, which placed an emphasis on diversity, Visa has announced the… Read More…

Zenefits launched on our stage two years ago. Who will be next? Find out September 21-23! 

Yahoo To Get Its Iconic San Francisco Billboard Back

Happy 20th Birthday, Yahoo! What did you get, what did you get? I bet there’ll be parties galore. Gifts, prizes. Presents! – A BILLBOARD! A… Read More…

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The Thin Black-Clad Line

We live in a cyberpunk novel. Every major nation-state clandestinely develops (and/or purchases) carefully targeted malware, and constantly probes—or… Read More…

Plate IQ Turns Paper Invoices Into Predictive Insights

YC-backed Plate IQ is using smartphone tech to tackle a recurring paper-based pain-point for small and medium-sized restaurants — namely the stack of invoices… Read More…

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