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Adam Satariano

Leap Motion's computer accessory allows users to control a computer by waving their fingers and hands.

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Leap Motion's computer accessory allows users to control a computer by waving their fingers and hands.

HP Hopes Leap Motion’s Hand-Gesture Controls Help Revive the PC

Personal-computer sales have fallen through the floor as people spend more time on mobile devices. The world’s largest PC maker is trying to lure some buyers back with an unusual new way to control their machines. Hewlett-Packard is partnering with...

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At SXSW, Brian Chesky, co-founder and CEO of Airbnb, reminisced about the difficulties of building a business.

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At SXSW, Brian Chesky, co-founder and CEO of Airbnb, reminisced about the difficulties of building a business.

The Missed Airbnb Investment, Now Worth $250 Million

Airbnb Chief Executive Officer Brian Chesky still crashes on couches. The difference is that now, Chesky, the co-founder of the service that lets people rent out rooms and homes online, doesn’t have to. Before the 6-year-old company took off, Chesky...

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Kevin Systrom, right, and Mike Krieger are the founders of Instagram.

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Kevin Systrom, right, and Mike Krieger are the founders of Instagram.

Building a Billion-Dollar Business? Yeah, There’s an App Store for That

While Silicon Valley is asking what today’s Instagram news says about Facebook, a more apt question may be: What does it say about Apple? Until last week, Instagram was an application built exclusively for the iPhone. Even so, in less...

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