SnowShoe, a startup founded in Wisconsin, continues trying to make its mark. This week, it announced the release of new software it says will let anyone “build digital experiences” out of real-world toys. It also announced investors have pumped $1... Read more »
Harrison Yuan, the bright 12-year-old child of two professionals in San Francisco, was destined to attend the city’s private International High School. Then he found a website where he could spend hours playing the kind of online game called a “first-person-shooter.”... Read more »
What are the forces shaping our innovation future—and who are the leaders who will build it? We can’t promise all the answers, but we can promise an unusually intimate and inspiring discussion of such questions at Xconomy’s most unique and exclusive... Read more »
Alzheimer’s disease is a minefield for drug developers. Despite billions of dollars invested by biotechs and pharmaceutical companies, a number of programs have blown up in clinical testing over the past decade. Can a star CEO march the rechristened Forum Pharmaceuticals... Read more »
Webcams may guard our homes against burglars, and Fitbits may protect us against the flab we’d put on without exercising.
But the proliferation of such connected devices is also perforating the Web with millions of holes that hackers can drive through,... Read more »
Spirox, a Menlo Park, CA-based medical device company, has raised $18.5 million to commercialize a device meant to make a portion of surgeries that repair nasal obstructions less invasive.
The company raised the Series B round from East Coast venture capital... Read more »
The race is on to be the first to market with a gene therapy for hemophilia. And one of the entrants just got a big round of funding in what looks like a prelude to an initial public offering.
Cambridge,... Read more »