It’s not every day I get an e-mail pitch that begins, “Hello, my name is Billy Sims, I am the 1978/ Heisman Trophy Winner and former all pro running back for the Detroit Lions.”
As a lifelong Lions fan and a... Read more »
[Corrected 5/19/15, 1:20 pm. See below]
BookBub, an online service that helps users find new e-books for free or at a discounted rate, has received $7 million in debt and equity financing.
The Cambridge, MA-based company plans... Read more »
The line between robot and human will be getting even more blurred.
So says John Holcomb, director of the Center for Translational Injury Research and vice chair of the department of surgery at UT’s Health Science Center in Houston. Sensors embedded... Read more »
One of gene therapy’s major unanswered questions is just what it’ll take to convince U.S. regulators to approve one of these treatments. With a gene therapy that’s already produced promising results in a few patients in clinical trials, Bluebird Bio has... Read more »
Scratch Wireless is trying to make bills from wireless companies a relic of the past. It’s an ambitious dream, and the Cambridge, MA, startup has taken a step forward by partnering with a Chinese manufacturer to release an inexpensive smartphone that... Read more »
Many modern advertising campaigns still start with a prime time TV commercial, but any Mad Man worth his salt follows that up with social and digital media strategies, measuring everything along the way.
Except the kind of detailed, real-time analytics advertisers expect... Read more »
It is safe to say the conversation on diversity in tech needs to move beyond citing ratios on ethnicity and gender to discussions on tangible action.
Late last month, one such effort took form with the arrival of the first class... Read more »
[Updated 5/19/15, 10:40 a.m. See below.] The push to regulate increasingly popular ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft has shifted from city halls to state capitol buildings—with implications for the companies’ reputations and expansion plans, as well as the... Read more »
Cree, the LED lighting and semiconductor technologies company, is laying the groundwork to spin off one of its business units as a separate company, supported by an initial public stock offering.
Durham, NC-based Cree (NASDAQ: CREE) disclosed Monday... Read more »