San Diego-based Grid2Home, founded in 2009 to develop software for the emerging market in smart meter data communications, has changed its name to Kitu Systems, apparently to position the company for the broader market in the “Internet of Things.” The company... Read more »
Explaining how you can save money, and maybe the planet, by cutting energy consumption is simple. Getting people to change their behavior is not.
Simple Energy, a software company in Boulder, CO, has made solving that challenge its mission since... Read more »
Here are the headlines from the past week in North Carolina tech, biotech, and cleantech news.
—LabCorp completed its $6.2 billion acquisition of Covance. Burlington, NC-based LabCorp (NYSE:LH), announced last November an agreement to acquire New Jersey-based Covance,... Read more »
A123 Systems, an electric-car battery maker, is suing Apple because it believes the computing giant “poached” A123’s employees to help develop a competing large-scale battery business.
The complaint (see below) names five of A123’s former employees as defendants in the... Read more »
About 400 people packed Underbelly restaurant in Houston’s trendy Montrose district Wednesday to meet the latest startups from the Surge Accelerator’s fourth class.
This year’s cohort is the program’s most mature group of startups, in terms of customers and funding already... Read more »
There are 73 private companies in the world with valuations of more than $1 billion, up from 40 just one year ago, according to a report published by The Wall Street Journal yesterday.
Some of those 40 companies are no... Read more »
Healthcare startups have for years built businesses on the principle of ridding the system of inefficiencies and extra costs for years. Two more gained venture backing today.
DigiSight Technologies is using a $7.8 million Series B round to further develop a... Read more »
Oil prices might be sliding down, but the party’s still strong in Texas. How else can we explain that Kickstarter’s most-funded project from the Lone Star State last year was the “Bunch O Balloons,” a water-hose attachment that fills... Read more »
One of the cool things about running a nuclear energy startup is that, eventually, you get to start testing your designs with real-life uranium.
Sure, it’s depleted uranium at first. But hey, you’ve to got to start somewhere.
“Getting the licenses necessary for... Read more »