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As Facebook loses 50 million users’ data, this $10,000 Australian invention could be a key to global data security

Nearly 50 million Facebooks accounts were hacked on Friday. In 2014, up to 100 million JPMorgan customers had their private data compromised. In 2017, it was three billion Yahoo customers. And in Aust…
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CEO of $25 Million Invention “Scam” Company Arrested for Domestic Violence

Ever since they found out the company that promised to bring their ideas to life was actually just a massive scam, the would-be inventors who lost thousands to World Patent Marketing have hoped to see the company’s CEO behind bars. In April, Scott Jason …
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Duolingo’s CEO on how he built a $700 million company and why he gave away his first invention to Yahoo for free

You may never have heard of Luis von Ahn. But if you’ve ever verified that you’re not a robot online, you’ve probably used something he created. And that’s fine by him. He doesn’t read stories about himself, and when he says he’s not motivated by money, he …
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Keith Alexander’s invention took 15 years and has made $55 million, but he doesn’t own it

When it comes to big ticket Christmas gifts for children, it doesn’t get much bigger than the trampoline. For safety conscious parents, one of the most popular options is the Springfree trampoline, which was invented by New Zealand professor Keith Alexander.
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$16 million invention center at UAH will influence future generations, Ivey says

The event Tuesday at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, ceremonial tossing of dirt with silver spades aside, went beyond another building popping up on campus. The $ 16 million D.S. Davidson Invention to Innovation Center will not only be a classroom …
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Quirky, the invention startup that burned through $200 million and went bankrupt, is back from the dead with a new business model

Failed New York City startup Quirky has risen from the dead. Quirky was founded in 2009 with the goal of “making invention accessible” by creating a platform for inventors to submit their ideas, which Quirky could then manufacture and sell. But the …
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