The deep freeze is forecast to relent this weekend, just in time for playoff football. Go Seahawks!
Today we’re looking back at stories on Alexa, Amazon’s voice-activated, cloud-connected personal assistant technology, which had a very good week at CES and, more... Read more »
George Scangos, who stepped down from the top spot at Biogen late last year, didn’t take long to land a new gig. He is now CEO of Vir Biotechnology, a biotech startup developing treatments for infectious diseases.
The move to... Read more »
Happy new year, everyone. Are you all strapped in? Tray tables in the locked and upright position? As Bette Davis once said, “It’s going to be a bumpy night.”
The news from Washington is already coming fast and furious. The... Read more »
This past Christmas weekend, Ana Memedovich had her best two days in more than a decade.
Her 23-year-old son Mikhail has spinal muscular atrophy, or SMA, a rare genetic disease that has slowly robbed him of the ability to walk and... Read more »
One of New England’s leading robotics companies has raised new money for the new year. Boston-based Rethink Robotics says it has closed $18 million as part of a Series E funding round. A regulatory filing from this week shows the equity... Read more »
[Corrected 1/5/17, 8:07 am to show company was spun out of UW two months ago.] A San Diego-based startup spun out from the University of Washington just two months ago is today announcing a $35 million deal with Takeda,... Read more »
For the second CES in a row, Amazon’s Alexa is grabbing headlines as the tech world’s annual Las Vegas bacchanalia gets rolling.
Alexa is fast becoming the cloud-based, voice-activated personal assistant and remote control for everything from your television to your home... Read more »
Versant Ventures now has $400 million in its coffers to fuel its pursuit of early-stage healthcare technologies and startups, and it has a particular goal of expanding its investment approach in Europe.
With the closing of its sixth fund announced Tuesday,... Read more »
Amazon said it shipped more than one billion items worldwide this holiday season, marking another record-setting year for the Seattle-based online retailer. Sales figures tell part of the story, while Amazon’s (NASDAQ: AMZN) steadily expanding geographic footprint tells another. The... Read more »