In 1994, Katie Couric and Bryant Gumbel wondered “What is the Internet?”—something immortalized in a comical clip that was recently revived in a set of commercials.
Yet there are other technologies today that might be just as perplexing to laypeople:... Read more »
Switching on a data center near New York, Atlantic.Net is chasing the growing developer community here.
This is the fifth data center for the company, which is based in Orlando, FL, says CEO Marty Puranik. He is already setting the bar... Read more »
[Updated 5/4/15 5:08 pm. See below.] The sky threatened thunderstorms but the only jolt came from the spices at BioHouston’s latest annual chili cookoff.
Houston’s biotech and life sciences community gathered for the 12th time not only to... Read more »
When a government worker was investigated by the Secret Service for crashing a small drone on the White House lawn in January, most people probably thought, “How dumb could the guy be?” After all, he could have avoided any hassle just... Read more »
The year eCurv spent pitching its energy management software to potential customers has taught its founder a few lessons.
“The opportunity is much bigger than we thought,” said Edison Almeida, founder and chief executive of the Cambridge, MA, startup, which raised... Read more »
CyPhy Works’ co-founder and CEO Helen Greiner knows what it takes to get robots into the hands of consumers. As a co-founder of iRobot, she helped create the Roomba vacuum, which brought affordable and user-friendly robots into the home. Now... Read more »
Bronto Software’s bread-and-butter business is helping companies understand what their customers browse and buy online—information that can then be used to nudge consumers to buy even more.
This type of “marketing automation”—the ability to analyze consumer behavior in order to... Read more »
A new cleantech-focused investment fund is forming in Seattle.
The Element 8 Fund is emerging from the Element 8 angel investing group (formerly the Northwest Energy Angels) as a way to give individual accredited investors a chance to broaden their portfolios... Read more »
When San Diego-based NuVasive (NASDAQ: NUVA) disclosed the sudden departure of chairman and CEO Alex Lukianov about four weeks ago, a NuVasive spokeswoman said it was unrelated to a two-year investigation of NuVasive by the Office of Inspector General (OIG)... Read more »