Xconomy is sad to report that Katie Vale, a mainstay of the New England education and technology community, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, Nov. 27. She was 51.
Vale was a close friend of the Xconomy family and participated in many... Read more »
With sales of its minimally invasive heart valve growing in Europe and an expected launch of the product coming in the United States, Boston Scientific is now shoring up the resources behind its Lotus Valve System with a deal to acquire... Read more »
Healthcare news has been coming fast and furious in the fallout of the election, particularly this week. Read on below for the latest on the 21st Century Cures Act, the Trump Administration’s latest nominees, and a biopharma CEO’s warning to his... Read more »
We’ve packed some extra stuffing into the roundup this week to account for some burnt turkey delivered by biopharma in the few days before Thanksgiving—starting with Eli Lilly’s failed gamble in Alzheimer’s disease.
Lilly wasn’t alone, however. Several companies, among them... Read more »
‘Tis the holiday season, and in this week’s roundup of Boston-area tech news, we’re covering funding for a pop-up greeting card startup and an initiative that encourages people to, instead of giving gifts, donate to nonprofits that support causes considered at... Read more »
Austin—At the University of Texas at Austin’s new Foundry, the art of science and the science of art are fused through technology.
The Foundry, which opened at the start of this school year, is based in UT’s College of Fine... Read more »
Connect, the San Diego nonprofit supporting local innovation and entrepreneurship, handed out its Most Innovative New Product Awards at a dinner last night in La Jolla—recognizing innovations that range from an inflatable satellite antenna to a mobile app for art museums.... Read more »
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals has terminated the employment of chief scientific officer David Lewis, effective later this month, the company said in a regulatory filing that was made public on Thursday.
Vincent Anzalone, a vice president at Arrowhead (NASDAQ ARWR), confirmed Lewis’... Read more »
San Antonio—A cybersecurity firm in San Antonio called Delta Risk, which has owners and board members who once held high-ranking federal government posts, has raised $3 million only a few months after acquiring a Philadelphia-based competitor, according to a regulatory... Read more »
The State of Cybersecurity, Xconomy’s first-ever dedicated conference on cybersecurity, is just one week away! It all takes place in WGBH’s auditorium in Boston at 1:30pm on Thursday, Dec. 8. Now’s your chance to save a little extra cash during... Read more »
The methods of honing the skills of sales people are getting more sophisticated, as companies turn to mobile technologies, data analytics, and even neuroscience to coax the best performance possible from their sales teams.
Investors see promise here: Qstream announced today... Read more »
San Diego-based AttackIQ, a cybersecurity startup providing a Web-based platform for assessing network defenses, has finally closed its Series A round of founding, after raising a total of $8.8 million over the past three years, according to co-founder and CEO Stephan... Read more »
After canceling three liver drug programs and slashing its staff, Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals has nothing left in clinical trials. But a separate partnership with another biotech company, Amgen, could signal where Arrowhead goes next.
The strategy shift became necessary after Arrowhead (NASDAQ:... Read more »