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Now in its eleventh year, the FiReStarter program annually showcases up to 12 businesses – top startups or companies with new startup technology – chosen by the Strategic News Service (SNS) for world promotion at FiRe, based on nominations by trusted SNS strategic investment members.

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  • Retired Astronaut Who Spent a Year in Space Says Not to Doubt Elon Musk

    Wed, 18 Oct 2017 03:10:00 -0700

    Now retired, U.S. astronaut Scott Kelly is a veteran of four space flights. He holds the record for total accumulated days in space, as well as for the longest single mission by an American: a full year aboard the International Space Station (ISS).

  • Smaato: The Great ‘Shift to Video’ In Full Swing for Publishers and Apps

    Tue, 17 Oct 2017 21:14:00 -0700

    We are seeing this become a reality across Smaato’s platform, as mobile video is the fastest-growing segment of our business,” said Ragnar Kruse, CEO and co-founder of Smaato. “Based on what we are seeing, we expect mobile video to continue its high ...

  • Believe it or not, commuting will get better — a few decades from now

    Tue, 17 Oct 2017 08:21:00 -0700

    “When the hyperloop is up and running, where you live and work will be redefined,” said Bibop Gresta, co-founder and chairman of Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, which is based in Culver City (Los Angeles County), and is building its first pod in ...

  • Bitcoin Gold Hard Fork Makes Nvidia Stock an Even Stronger Buy

    Tue, 17 Oct 2017 06:32:00 -0700

    In the Q2 earnings conference call in August, Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang said GPUs sold to cryptocurrency miners contributed about $150 million in revenue in the second quarter. That was a big reason for the 56% quarter-over-quarter jump in the company's ...

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