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Practice Fusion's mission is to get rid of paper charts, spreadsheets and schedules by providing a free and easy-to-use digital storage system.

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Practice Fusion's mission is to get rid of paper charts, spreadsheets and schedules by providing a free and easy-to-use digital storage system.

Startups Bring Capital, Innovation to Online Health Services

The Internet has made it drop-dead simple to book travel, search for restaurants and find a movie date. But when it comes to health services, the web is still in the Dark Ages. Medical records are stashed in disparate file cabinets and consumers...

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Intuit CEO Brad Smith speaks during a Bloomberg West TV interview in San Francisco last year.

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Intuit CEO Brad Smith speaks during a Bloomberg West TV interview in San Francisco last year.

Intuit Putting a New Stamp on Mint

(This blog post was updated to include more details about Intuit’s online banking software.) Intuit Chief Executive Officer Brad Smith likes to talk about his company’s need to keep pace with industry shifts, especially when it comes to acquisitions. That’s...

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Airbnb has been focused on redesigning its website and a new iPhone app that lets users create wish lists.

Airbnb has been focused on redesigning its website and a new iPhone app that lets users create wish lists.

Airbnb Not Eager for IPO, Makes Changes to Its Room-Booking Tool

  Airbnb has been focused on redesigning its website and a new iPhone app that lets users create wish lists. Airbnb, a website for renting rooms in people’s homes, sees an initial public offering in the wake of Facebook’s IPO...

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ThisLife has facial recognition technology that can be used on the photos you upload.

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ThisLife has facial recognition technology that can be used on the photos you upload.

ThisLife Raises $2.75 Million to Bring Family Photos, Videos Together

Andrea and Matt Johnson wanted a single Website to conveniently store and display all of the photos and videos of their three kids, along with notes on the crazy things they’ve uttered. However, they couldn’t find one that met their needs....

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Axio's Arye Barnehama, left, demonstrates his headband that measures the user's focus at an event held by the HAXLR8R incubator.

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Axio's Arye Barnehama, left, demonstrates his headband that measures the user's focus at an event held by the HAXLR8R incubator.

New Incubators Focus on Hardware

Arye Barnehama had an idea for a headband that could measure a person’s level of focus. So last year, he recruited people with the know-how to design software and arrange circuit boards to help build it. “We had a really great foundation...

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Codecademy co-founder Zach Sims said the site is considering building a career-matching service.

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Codecademy co-founder Zach Sims said the site is considering building a career-matching service.

Codecademy Raises $10M, Sees Job Service as Part of Its Future

  Codecademy, a free website that has taught computer programming to 5 million users, also wants to find them jobs. The New York-based startup, which announced today it raised $10 million in a funding round led by Index Ventures, is...

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There's no shortage of athleticism on Ooyala's team, which includes (left to right) Sean Knapp, Bismarck Lepe, Jay Fulcher and Belsasar Lepe.

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There's no shortage of athleticism on Ooyala's team, which includes (left to right) Sean Knapp, Bismarck Lepe, Jay Fulcher and Belsasar Lepe.

Ooyala Raises $35 Million as It Picks Up the Pace in Digital Video

(Updated to correct amount raised by Ooyala in sixth paragraph.) If the migration of old media to the Internet is more of a marathon than a sprint, then the management team at Ooyala Inc. has the legs for it. Sean...

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ICANN Chief Executive Officer Rod Beckstrom speaks on expanding Web suffixes in London today.

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ICANN Chief Executive Officer Rod Beckstrom speaks on expanding Web suffixes in London today.

The Web’s Next Frontier: Everything From .inc to .ninja

If the list of possible new Web suffixes is any indication of the Internet’s future, we may see a lot more apps, blogs and ninjas. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers released the list of 1,930 applications for...

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