Internet speeds are becoming increasingly important to consumer markets, as users of streaming content such as Netflix, Hulu, and HBO multiply. Those people are expecting quality streaming, too, especially with the advent of 4K, or “ultra” high-definition, video.
It may be... Read more »
Jeremy Levin is best known for helping reshape Bristol-Myers Squibb, turning it from a lumbering conglomerate to a leaner oncology drugmaker. Levin parlayed that job into the head seat at Teva Pharmaceutical; there he launched a turnaround attempt that abruptly ended... Read more »
August, the maker of a hardware and software program that lets users control a home’s lock from a smartphone, received $38 million in Series B backing from investors whose focus ranges from entertainment to technology-enabled products.
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Investors like adtech. The latest example is Boston-based Nanigans, which announced Wednesday it has raised a $24 million Series B round. Cheetah Mobile (NYSE: CMCM), a Chinese Internet company, led the round, which included the Wellington Management Company... Read more »
Here’s a collection of recent headlines in Wisconsin’s tech and innovation community:
—Microscopy Innovations, a Marshfield-based company that makes tools for microscopy labs, has raised about $750,000 from investors, increasing the size of a funding round reported last year by about... Read more »
A few weeks ago, I was talking with the team behind Growth Strats, a Detroit-based consultancy that aims to create a nationwide model for incubating new ventures from urban entrepreneurs. All of the Growth Strats co-founders happen to be men... Read more »
Robots and jobs. Robots and Steve Jobs. Robots and Steve Cousins. The cousins of all your favorite robots.
Please forgive the word association frenzy. But all will be on display (or be discussed) on Tuesday, April 7, at SRI International in... Read more »
Hackers from last weekend’s Christian-oriented Code for the Kingdom in Dallas were called from as far as Toronto and Washington state.
The assembled group of 100 programmers spent the weekend working on 22 projects, such as developing apps to better connect... Read more »
It is time to see if Canary can actually fly.
The little home-monitoring device, developed by a New York-based startup that raked in a surprising crowdfunding windfall two years ago, made its U.S. retail debut on Wednesday at Amazon, The Home Depot, Best Buy,... Read more »