Austin—[Updated 5/25/17, 4:42 p.m. See below.] A year after Uber and Lyft had a bad breakup with Austin, the software companies are returning to town Monday. That’s thanks to Texas state law makers who last week approved legislation... Read more »
[Updated 5/25/17, 12:44 p.m. See below.] Constellation Pharmaceuticals, a Cambridge, MA-based biotech that up until 2015 had a sprawling alliance with Genentech, has made sweeping changes this morning. The firm has replaced its president and CEO, will transition its... Read more »
An ambitious plan to recruit 1 million U.S. volunteers and amass a treasure trove of their health information will start next week with a “beta test” that health officials hope to eventually expand nationwide.
National Institutes of Health director Francis Collins... Read more »
Amgen revealed late Sunday that safety problems have emerged in clinical testing of its closely watched osteoporosis drug, romosozumab (Evenity)—a development that will at minimum delay the drug’s path to approval, if not keep it off the market altogether.
The Thousand... Read more »
Detroit’s nascent tech community got a significant validation today as Silicon Valley cybersecurity company Distil Networks announced it has acquired homegrown, Dan Gilbert-backed startup Are You a Human. The specific terms and the monetary value of the deal were not... Read more »
Cybersecurity company Proofpoint, which helped slow the sweeping global ransomware attack WannaCry after it emerged Friday, has now discovered a much more insidious, profitable, and potentially widespread cyberattack called Adylkuzz.
Adylkuzz doesn’t demand, as WannaCry does, that victims pay a ransom... Read more »
This may be the incident that finally pushes ransomware into the mainstream—and also forces both organizations and malicious hackers to adapt their approaches when it comes to this type of attack.
SRI International, the Menlo Park, CA-based nonprofit contract research giant, is counting on its Michigan office to play a crucial role in the development of a new vaccine.
On a day dominated by news about President Trump’s firing of FBI director James Comey, and its impact on the ongoing investigation of Russian hacking of the 2016 presidential election, two significant developments for the cybersecurity industry also emerged Thursday.
First,... Read more »
Austin—Google has bought Owlchemy Labs, an Austin, TX, virtual reality startup best known for its “Job Simulator” game.
Founder of the One Million by One Million (1M/1M) initiative
Co-Founder and Managing Director, Scale Venture Partners
President and CEO, BayBio
VP of Strategic and Emerging Business Development, Microsoft
CEO, GE healthymagination
Founder, Social Media Classroom
Partner, Venrock Ventures
Chairman and CEO, X PRIZE Foundation
Executive Director, Center for Open Innovation, UC Berkeley
Co-Founder and CEO, DNAnexus
Professor of Bioengineering, Stanford University