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The Internet of Everything — $12.6 trillion ROI expected over the next decade [SLIDE DECK]

Everything around us is becoming connected. As a result, we are seeing shifts in investments and returns. There is already a great demand for network expansion, cyber security and insurance. And generally, the prices of hardware will fall as IoT becomes less of a novelty. All of this opens up a huge opportunity for everyone to make and save a lot of money. We will invest $6 trillion in IoT between 2015 and 2020, which will yield $12.6 trillion ROI over the next decade. Enterprise will make up the majority…

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Microsoft just made a brilliant acquisition in the cloud wars against Amazon, Google (MSFT)

Microsoft has acquired a startup called Cycle Computing for an undisclosed sum. Cycle Computing’s software allows companies to run massively huge apps in the cloud, a profitable area for cloud vendors. Cycle was an early partner with AWS and Google and its customers will be asked to move to Microsoft’s cloud.  In a bit of a coup in the cloud computing world, Microsoft on Tuesday announced that it bought a startup called Cycle Computing for an undisclosed sum. Cycle may not have the name recognition of some of its better-known…

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A male employee claims he was fired after reporting sexual harassment at a $4 billion startup

For the most part, the sexual harassment controversies rocking the tech industry this year have followed a familiar pattern: a woman comes forward to accuse a male employee, a male boss, or male colleague (like her VC). But a lawsuit filed on Friday against hot fintech startup Social Finance, better known as SoFi, is strikingly different. This suit has been filed by a male employee who claims that he saw sexual harassment of his female coworkers and was fired after he reported it, according to a report by The New York Times’ Nathaniel Popper.  The employee…

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This Brooklyn startup raised $8 million to make dog chow that’s good enough for humans to eat

If you want to work at the Farmer’s Dog, the fresh made and personalized meal delivery service for dogs, you have to be prepared to do one thing first – eat the dog chow. This might seem like a ghastly test, but the Brooklyn startup thinks it’s important to emphasize that the food they make is safe for humans, and so by default, safe for a human’s four-legged friend too.  “It’s fun think about the food being safe enough to eat, so you may as well try it,” says Jonathan…

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