I’ve got a confession to make: I don’t get Snapchat.
I consider myself a generally tech-savvy person. I own a smartphone, I know my way around your average software program or mobile app, and I’m giddily hoping Santa delivers me an... Read more »
What a week. The 21st Century Cures Act is now waiting President Obama’s promised signature after easy passage through Congress. President-elect Donald Trump re-stirred the drug-pricing pot with comments in Time Magazine and a reported FDA commissioner candidate who doesn’t seem... Read more »
BrightStar Wisconsin Foundation has invested a combined $550,000 in three Milwaukee-based startups, the nonprofit said Thursday in a news release.
It’s a good day for two young San Francisco digital health companies that combine technology with human workers as they try to help doctors make patient care more effective. Both Augmedix and Vida Health announced double-digit fundraising rounds.
Cambridge, MA-based Gurnet Point Capital has invested $92 million in Crossover Health, a six-year-old company that provides membership-based healthcare services to employers that are self-insured.
The funding is intended to increase the capital available for Crossover Health’s expansion and to buy... Read more »
Voyager Therapeutics this afternoon is providing very early evidence that an experimental gene therapy it’s been developing might have a chance to help patients with Parkinson’s disease for whom standard treatment is no longer working well.
The human body can’t repair the heart damage that leads to heart failure. But new biopharmaceutical company Tenaya Therapeutics aims to find a way by turning research from the nonprofit Gladstone Institutes into regenerative medicine treatments.
Registration is closing soon for “The State of Cybersecurity,” Xconomy’s first dedicated public cybersecurity event at WGBH in Boston tomorrow—Thursday, December 8.
At this half-day event, we’ll be exploring a variety of topics including personal data security, managing cyber... Read more »
The prospect of undergoing a surgical procedure with the operating room lights dimmed or switched off would probably make a lot of people bristle.
But with some procedures, darkened operating environments make sense because they allow surgical teams to use fluorescent... Read more »
Here’s a look at innovation news across Michigan:
—Thanks to a $20,000 grant from the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan‘s Detroit Auto Dealer’s Association Fund, Grand Circus is teaching after-school coding classes to local kids as part of the Detroit... Read more »
Thanks to our generous sponsors, Xconomy is able to provide complimentary tickets to a number of startups for Xconomy Intersect: Innovating Where Disciplines Collide, coming up this Thursday afternoon at 415 Westlake, in the heart of Seattle’s South Lake Union... Read more »
Software AG, a German software giant with 4,300 employees, has acquired San Diego-based Zementis, a specialist in machine learning and data science. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, according to a statement Friday, after the acquisition closed last week.... Read more »
Microwaves belong in kitchens, right?
Not according to Russ Hamm, president and founder of New York-based Rainbow Broadband.
Since 2004, Hamm and his firm have been installing microwave antennas on rooftops across Manhattan capable of providing fixed wireless Internet service to hundreds... Read more »
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