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Maker of sexually transmitted disease test wins UW business plan competition

Two startup companies that are looking to improve the sexual health of people everywhere took home the top honors Thursday night at the 18th annual University of Washington Business Plan Competition.

This Seattle angel investor just declared that he’ll only back startups with at least one female founder

Seattle entrepreneur Jonathan Sposato has a time-tested rule in business, drawing from his experience of owning and operating bars.

Education technology: Your cheat sheet to 10 fads, trends, and WTFs

It?s been a most-frenzied spring of conferences in the new hotbed of startup and investor tech opportunity, education technology.

From space to schools, Elon Musk takes on the education system by starting a new school

In an interview for Chinese television, SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk says he has created a new kind of grade school for kids.

Adult FriendFriender hack exposes about 4 million users — and intimate details of their sex lives

This Adult FriendFinder hack is turning out uglier than one would think.

How technology will change sports: Owners, players, industry experts sound off

When discussing his company’s new multimillion dollar partnership with Real Madrid FC earlier this month, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella made quite the statement.

Microsoft and Salesforce were $15B apart in acquisition talks, report says

Microsoft was willing to pay as much as $55 billion to acquire Salesforce, but the talks between the companies fell apart after CEO Marc Benioff sought upwards of $70 billion, according to a new CNBC report this morning, citing anonymous people familiar with the talks.