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Scott Case

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Startups and Corporations Connecting the Dots

(10) Comments | Posted April 1, 2013 | 11:36 AM

Two weeks ago, the Startup America team returned from SXSW Interactive, perhaps the most hyped confluence of startups in the country. And for good reason: More than 20,000 people attend to pitch their companies, witness the latest innovations, hear from leading entrepreneurs, check out the newest info tech...

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Startups: Not Just for Silicon Valley Anymore

(5) Comments | Posted September 7, 2012 | 8:40 AM

What do Tampa, Charlotte, Des Moines and Boulder have in common? Many would answer these cities and their respective states are center stage right now in the presidential campaigns: hosting conventions and playing important roles as "swing states." The hidden secret is that the future of our economy is currently...

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A Bright Spotlight Puts Malaria on the Run

(3) Comments | Posted April 23, 2010 | 3:35 PM

Malaria isn't exactly used to the spotlight. The mosquitoes that spread malaria prefer to fly under the radar, in parts of the globe where it can thrive largely unnoticed by the rest of the world. And, with little to no fanfare, they kill nearly 3,000 children in Africa every single...

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What a Difference a Tweet Makes

(0) Comments | Posted February 1, 2010 | 1:22 PM

Last April, Ashton Kutcher made history when he challenged CNN to a race to a million followers on Twitter and won. While certainly a coup for Ashton and for new-versus-traditional media, the real winners of the Twitter race are families in Africa.

As @aplusk...

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The Scariest Bite (Hint: It's Not from a Vampire)

(1) Comments | Posted November 23, 2009 | 5:50 PM

Like so many parents of middle school-aged girls across the country, my house was filled with excitement this weekend as the newest movie in the Twilight Saga series, "New Moon", hit theaters. As the anticipation was building to a fever pitch, I took refuge at the office -- but found...

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