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1. Waste management sensor company Enevo collects $15.8M in funding

By Ted Burnham

Digest: Internet of Things
Curator: Michael Kruk

Using ultrasonic sensors to measure the fill levels of dumpsters and other waste receptacles, Enevo lets waste managers create dynamic, need-based trash pickup schedules. Read More

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2. Yup, BlackBerry is now a software company

By Jason Cipriani

Digest: Enterprise
Curator: Mohammad Albattikhi

The company’s handset business is no longer the main focus. But, that doesn’t mean you should kiss your beloved smartphone goodbye. Read More

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3. Jessica Alba On Her Billion-Dollar Success: ‘People Just Saw Me As A Girl In A Bikini’

By Clare O’Connor

Digest: Women Entrepreneurship
Curators: Babs Lee, Estela Pochintesta, Anna Curran

She may be on the cover of the latest issue of Forbes magazine, but it took Jessica Alba a long time to feel comfortable identifying as an entrepreneur — and to stop overcompensating for the public’s misconceptions. Read More

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4. McDonald’s, KFC Look to Get Faster in China by Adding Digital Pay Option

By Laurie Burkitt

Digest: Mobile
Curator: Edith Yeung

McDonald’s Corp. and Yum Brands Inc. are looking to add digital options in China that will make their fast-food sales even faster and win back business after a rough year in the critical Chinese market. Read More

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5. How to Instantly See What Your Website Looks Like on Any Mobile Device

By Cate Costa

Digest: Small Business
Curator: Marc Prosser

It’s no secret that people are using their mobile devices more and more and that you need your company’s website to look great whether someone’s visiting on their laptop, their tablet, or their cell phone but testing out the look of your site on a million different devices is super tedious and can be tough if you don’t actually own all of those devices yourself. Read More

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