Here are this week’s headlines in North Carolina technology and biotechnology news:
—Appia, a Durham, NC, company that markets mobile apps online, is being acquired by Mandalay Digital Group (NASDAQ: MNDL) in a stock deal that values Appia at $65... Read more »
We hear a lot about how giants in tech and e-commerce are using big data to improve business. But what about the role of data in a very different industry, one rooted as much in numbers as in superstition and luck?... Read more »
Medical device company Baxano Surgical (NASDAQ: BAXS) has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and the Raleigh, NC company’s chief financial officer has resigned.
Baxano said today that bankruptcy would allow it to keep selling its minimally invasive spinal surgery... Read more »
Agriculture is rarely the first thing that comes to mind when people talk about North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park. Medicine and technology have defined its 7,000 acres for most of its 55 years; anchor tenants such as GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK)... Read more »
A few decades ago, big companies like GE and IBM controlled product pipelines, meaning that they would likely bring groundbreaking inventions to life. Now, a college junior can have a good idea and build an entire business around it using only... Read more »
Patent lawsuits from a deep-pocketed competitor can crush a young company before it really gets going. But at the bustling headquarters of 3D printer startup Formlabs, you’d never know the past two years have been spent fighting accusations that its... Read more »
Any book about life science innovation that starts with quotes from Frank Zappa and Albert Einstein promises to be a good read.
The Biologist’s Imagination holds to that promise, as authors William Hoffman and Leo Furcht, both of the University of... Read more »