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Friday, Apr 24, 2015 at 9:27 PM

Shmoop Brings Humor to Learning

David Siminoff started Shmoop in 2007 writing about The Great Gatsby for confused high school students, and now the site claims 10 million users. Read »

Friday, Apr 24, 2015 at 9:21 PM

Siminoff: Nobel Prize Winners Give 'Boring' Lectures

David Siminoff, founder and chief executive of Shmoop, said that the problem with massive online open courses was they weren't taught by fun, engaging lecturers. Read »

Thursday, Apr 23, 2015 at 7:38 PM

Growing Startups Smarter, Not Larger

Stanford professor Robert I. Sutton talks about how companies can grow without losing productivity and innovation. Read »

Thursday, Apr 23, 2015 at 7:33 PM

CipherCloud Welcomes All Ages

CipherCloud, a cloud security company, hires employees of different ages and backgrounds for what its founder calls a stronger workforce. Read »

Thursday, Apr 23, 2015 at 7:38 AM

JetSuite, the Uber for Private Jets?

JetSuite, a startup that provides private jets at lower costs, aims to bring comfort and less hassle back to flying. Read »

Thursday, Apr 23, 2015 at 7:27 AM

Thumbtack Matchmakes Customers and Businesses

Thumbtack, a startup backed with $100 million from Google Capital, is taking on established sites such as Yelp and Angie's List. Read »

Friday, Apr 17, 2015 at 9:30 PM

Zumper Rental App Aims to Take Users 'From Search to Close'

Zumper, an app for apartment hunters, is trying to take renters from search to lease. Read »

Friday, Apr 17, 2015 at 8:52 PM

The Call for More Women Angel Investors

Natalia Oberti Noguera, founder and chief executive of the Pipeline Academy, an angel investing boot camp for women, is hoping creating more female angels means more woman-led businesses. Read »

Thursday, Apr 16, 2015 at 11:22 PM

Peter Thiel's Take on Betting Against Technology

Venture capitalist Peter Thiel tells Press:Here why biotech is considered a bad bet by investors. Read »

Friday, Apr 10, 2015 at 10:11 PM

Free Mobile Apps Are Mining Your Data

Both free and paid mobile apps are minding user data to sell to third parties, says an expert. Read »

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Scott McGrew The host of Press:Here, Scott has 20 years experience as a television reporter, 10 of them covering technology. His work has been seen on CNN, CNBC, MSNBC, Fox News Channel and the BBC. He has been nominated for 10 Emmy Awards, but he’s quick to point out he’s never won any. He has been dabbling in computers since his first Apple II.
Barbara E. Hernandez Barbara is an award-winning business journalist whose work has appeared in the New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle and PCWorld.com. In her spare time, she lends money to entrepreneurs in developing nations, ponders the tech world and spends way too much time on Facebook. Follow her on Twitter @bhern.