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Despite controversy, an AI startup embraces military work

A few years ago, Clarifai, a five-year old startup that makes image-recognition software, held a discussion among its workers about two kinds of controversial business partners. The first was the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 6th, 2018

Google"s answer for military spouse unemployment: Remote work skills training

About 16 percent of roughly 700,000 U.S. military spouses are unemployed, a rate that far exceeds the national average......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 10th, 2019

Boeing secures $5.7B contract from Air Force for KC-46 tanker combat work

The work will address modifications to unspecified combat systems on the new Boeing military jets......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 6th, 2019

7 things to know today and AOL founder: Orlando"s tech scene "on the rise," but still needs work

Good morning, Orlando! Orlando's tech and startup community left a lasting impression on AOL co-founder Steve Case last week, as the city was the first stop for his Rise of the Rest bus tour, but, he said, "There's still work to be done." Rise o.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 6th, 2019

This Orlando startup is making it easier to find work-from-home jobs

Magdalena Boron travels a lot, and through those travels she's seen firsthand the talent of people all over the world who do not have jobs due to the lack of opportunity. "I've now visited over 50 countries on six continents, soaking sun in Bali, .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 22nd, 2019

Thinx CEO on Facing Doubts She Could Handle Work and Motherhood: ‘I Have to Prove Them Wrong’

"You start thinking, maybe they're right. Can I do this?" the period underwear startup CEO says. While .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 5th, 2019

Hawaiian Dredging wins $48M military contract

Hawaiian Dredging Construction Co. was awarded a $48.3 million contract Friday to install a new water transmission line at Joint Base Pearl-Harbor Hickam. The work involves installing a 42-inch potable water transmission line from the Waiawa Pump Stat.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 29th, 2019

This technology entrepreneur’s career advice is to skip the MBA and go work at a startup

In today’s world, it’s better to study technology and work on big problems, according to Vivek Wadhwa......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 28th, 2019

Vivek Wadhwa: My career advice is to skip the MBA and go work at a startup

In today’s world, it’s better to study technology and work on big problems......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 28th, 2019

KBRwyle wins $95.7M in cuber and engineering work for U.S. military

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallMar 25th, 2019

A Chicago entrepreneur is making slippers disguised as work-appropriate boots

For those that are sick of wearing uncomfortable dress shoes in the office for eight hours a day, a new Chicago startup is raising money to create what they call the Office Slipper. Office Slippers, founded by Mike McLaughlin, is a gender-neutral Ch.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 24th, 2019

BrewDog USA CEO moves to "disruption" role

BrewDog USA’s boss is moving into a global role as a new CEO takes the reins in the U.S. Tanisha Robinson has been named chief disruption officer for the Scotland-based brewery, a role in which she will work the company’s assorted startup ve.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 21st, 2019

Top US general: Google "indirectly benefiting the Chinese military"

America's top general said Thursday that Google's work in China "is indirectly benefiting the Chinese military.".....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 14th, 2019

Startup links: toxic work cultures

Thursdays at Abnormal Returns are all about startup and venture capital links. You can check out last week’s links including a look... DiversitySome data from Silicon Valley Bank ($SIV.....»»

Category: blogSource: abnormalreturnsMar 7th, 2019

The CEO of a banking startup reveals how hard work and long hours spurred his company to a $1.7 billion valuation in less than 3 years

Revolut Revolut, the London-based banking startup founded in 2015.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 26th, 2018

If You Want to Hire Your Friends You Must Do These 3 Things

It's common for startup founders to hire their friends. Follow this advice to make it work......»»

Category: topSource: incApr 23rd, 2018

Austin real estate startup wins more than $25K at pitch contest for veteran-run businesses

Eighteen startups founded by former military members competed April 13-14 in the 2018 Veterans Business Battle at Rice University in Houston — and one from Austin left with quite a few cash and noncash prizes.  Tenavox Corp. won $25,000 from the H.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 20th, 2018

"It Was Wall Street Meets Apocalypse Now": Why Palantir "Knows Everything About You"

Palantir, the secretive Silicon Valley startup that is an object of popular fascination thanks to its work with US intelligence, is having a surprisingly difficult time recruiting clients among the world's largest .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 20th, 2018

Four New Mexico startups invited to summit in Santa Monica

As New Mexico continues to work to grow its technology and startup scene, four companies with New Mexican roots have been invited to head out of state to network and market their businesses. Albuquerque startups FreeRange, OptiPulse and MetaPipe, alon.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 18th, 2018

Population policy: 15th Finance Commission mired in controversy

Southern states allege that the shift will work against the states that have worked towards population control.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 13th, 2018

Phoenix manufacturer honored with award for work helping veterans

Tim Barone, CEO of Phoenix-based Vantage Mobility International (VMI), will receive the prestigious Distinguished Service Award from the Military Officers Association of America for his work empowering veterans and increasing their mobility. Pho.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 12th, 2018