Sitting behind the computer monitor on Phil Beauregard’s cluttered desk at a startup called Objective Logistics is a hardcover book published in 2011: the authorized biography of Steve Jobs.
Jobs managed to pull off something that is rarer in the business world than a no-hitter is in baseball. For about a decade after his return to Apple in 1997, Jobs ran two successful public companies, Apple and Pixar, simultaneously.
Read MoreSecond Chance for Love?Matchmaking app ReKindle quietly launches in App Store
The other night, I happened to be at Yesware's office on the outskirts of Chinatown/Leather District, and happened upon founder Mike Lisavitch and the small ReKindle team putting the last touches on their "reconnecting" app. Read MoreStartup hubThe Leather District's tech firms (map and list)
HBO's new show Silicon Valley, which parodies the sometimes ridiculous happenings in Northern California's robust tech ecosystem, has a cast of main characters that typify the common archetypes of those involved in the world of startups.
Seemingly overnight Boston has become the new startup capital of the state’s tech community, with entrepreneurs moving here for the same reasons many newcomers do: It’s a compact, busy city with convenient public transportation, good restaurants, and lots of people like themselves.
Read MoreMobile Apps a Secret No LongerAs apps rake in the money, here are two from Boston to watch
Mobile applications are gaining a lot of national attention these days. From the uproar over Facebook's possible acquisition of Snapchat for $3 billion to the jaw-dropping reality of Facebook's actual acquisition of WhatsApp, mobile apps have been big news (and worth big money) of late.
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