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Welcome to BizTekToday (BTT), a new online resource for entrepreneurs. BTT recognizes that you are a busy leader in business and that your time to identify and read relevant news for your business is challenging. BTT seeks to lessen this burden by regularly gathering the best of the best news articles from a host of national media and industry sources for those persons that operate companies, especially in the areas of entrepreneurship, technology and transactions. I hope you enjoy BizTekToday and will come to regard it as a valued resource.

Entrepreneurship

Email From Steve Jobs Hints At How Apple Ticks  Nytimes.com/Bits When technology companies like Apple and Samsung Electronics go to trial, one significant price they must pay is giving up some corporate secrets….READ MORE Blackberry Defeats NXP In U.S.  Reuters.com A federal jury in Florida on Monday ruled in favor of Blackberry Ltd in a lawsuit accusing the company of infringing three patents belonging to Dutch semiconductor company NXP BV. NXP in April 2012 sued Blackberry….READ MORE Honeywell Names Two Vice Chairman, CFO In Management Shuffle  Reuters.com Honeywell International Inc promoted two executives to the position of vice chairman and named a new chief financial officer as part of a series of senior leadership changes announced by….READ MORE

Technology 

U.S Burns Through All High-Skilled Visas For 2015 In Less Than A Week Techcrunch.com And then there were none: As expected, more people applied for high-skill and high-degree U.S. work visas in the first five days of the application period than there were slots. This is precisely what happened last year.READ MORE HBO Go Crashes Under Heavy Game Of Thrones Demand CNNTech Winter was coming, but for many HBO Go users, it didn’t arrive Sunday night as expected. A rush of viewers onto the cable network’s mobile streaming app for the season premiere of “Game of Thrones” caused it to crash, making it inaccessible for many….READ MORE Robots Teach Robots How To Beat Them At Pac Man Nytimes.com Computer scientists at Washington State University have created robots that can teach other robots–in this case, to play the 1980s video game….READ MORE

Transactions

EY Capital Confidence Barometer-Reshaping For The Future ey.com Our latest Capital Confidence Barometer clearly shows the many complex challenges on today’s boardroom agenda….READ MORE Health-Care Start-Ups Bet on Making A Killing Off Obamacare cnbc.com Obamacare may get mixed reviews from the general public, but it’s a cash cow for start-ups. And investors expect the money pile to get bigger….READ MORE Early-Stage Deal Surges themiddlemarket.com Dealmakers polled in March reported the highest level of early stage deal flow that they’ve seen in six months, based on the composite score 60.1 in the Mid-Market M&A Conditions Index (MACI)….READ MORE


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