YouTube has broadened its restrictions on gun-related videos, while thousands of Americans are mobilizing to demand stricter gun controls Saturday in a mass march spurred by young survivors of a deadly armed attack on a Florida high school last month.
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Dropbox has raised about $756 million in its public market debut after pricing its IPO at $21 per share, according to news reports citing sources familiar with the matter. It’s the largest initial public offering for a U.S. tech company since... Read more »
Renaissance Learning, a Wisconsin company that claims its cloud-based educational software is used in more than 70 countries, said earlier this week it had acquired Myon, a developer of tools designed to improve and assess students’ reading abilities.
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There is still a chance that AbbVie’s $5.8 billion gamble on acquiring Stemcentrx, a privately held developer of cancer stem cell drugs, could pay off. But the deal’s prospects dimmed this morning with news that Stemcentrx’s lead drug disappointed in clinical... Read more »
Through the years, Xconomy has taken many of the stories we’ve published about innovation and entrepreneurship and brought them to life on stage at our events. In the process, we have learned that combining an entrepreneur with a venture investor for... Read more »
Here’s a question posed time and again by the those toiling away to build up New York’s biotech scene: What if we could just bring back the biopharma veterans who grew up here?
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[Updated 3/22/18, 1:14 pm. See below.] For the first 50 years of its existence, Bose Corporation invested primarily in in-house research and development to produce its lineup of high-end headphones, speakers, and other audio technologies.
Bose’s Steve Romine says... Read more »
Though many people understand metabolism as the process of converting food into the energy the body needs, it also plays a key role in how immune cells work. A growing body of evidence is revealing ways that adjusting metabolism at the... Read more »
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg tried to reassure users Wednesday that its new and old modifications will prevent the wholesale capture of millions of personal profiles, like the 50 million that fell into the hands of political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica by... Read more »
San Antonio — [Updated 3/22/18, 11 a.m. See below.] The first CEO of VelocityTX, an emerging technology and startup resource center in San Antonio, has left the organization less than a year after he joined.
Jorge Varela decided... Read more »
Breaking his silence after a firestorm of revelations about Facebook’s links to a shadowy political consulting firm, Cambridge Analytica, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announced this afternoon that the company is taking further steps to prevent unauthorized access to users’ personal information.... Read more »
After months of meetings and Congressional hearings on the unrelenting opioid addiction crisis, Congress has finally responded, with 25 bills that aim to attack the problem from all sides. The House Energy and Commerce Committee began two days of hearings on... Read more »
Big Food is getting serious about innovation.
Many top food companies are increasingly pumping money into supporting young, innovative startups, according to a recent analysis by CB Insights. The firms include stalwarts like Kraft Heinz (NASDAQ: KHC), which has... Read more »