[Updated 5/23/18, 9:40 am. See below.] Jeff Glass is back in the CEO chair at a startup, and this time he’s venturing into one of the oldest and, at the moment, hottest industries: real estate.
The rapidly changing treatment landscape for lung cancer could soon change again.
This morning, Merck (NYSE: MRK) announced that a Phase 3 study called Keynote-407 has succeeded. The trial tested a combination of its immunotherapy pembrolizumab (Keytruda) and chemotherapy... Read more »
Adobe has made a big bet emphasizing the “shop” part of its best-known product.
The maker of the Photoshop suite of software announced late Monday it is buying fellow Bay Area firm Magento Commerce for $1.68 billion to gain a larger... Read more »
San Antonio — Two Texas startup programs are teaming up to run a “pre-incubator” for startups that are still developing their business ideas.
Called the Velocity360 program, the incubator is run over eight weeks by VelocityTX and its partner, EPIcenter. Entrepreneurs... Read more »
Vascular-degenerative diseases such as critical limb ischemia are on the rise in the United States, but the millions of people affected by these disorders worldwide have limited treatment options and no cures. An regenerative medicine startup spun out of Indiana University... Read more »
Iora Health has become of the bigger players in digital healthcare and non-traditional health systems. The Boston company just announced a $100 million Series E funding round from investors including .406 Ventures, Devonshire Investors, F-Prime Capital, Flare Capital Partners, and GE... Read more »
It’s been a busy year for Jerusalem-based Mobileye since Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) completed its $15.3-billion acquisition of the Israeli specialist in autonomous navigation technology.
In a recent update, Mobileye co-founder and CTO Amnon Shashua said the company has almost doubled... Read more »
Seattle’s innovation economy has dual identities: the technology sector that develops the hardware and software that comprise our increasingly digital lives, and the biotechnology sector that is searching for new ways to treat disease. The convergence of those fields makes the... Read more »
[Updated 5/21/18, 3:16 pm. See below.] Microsoft said it has acquired “conversational A.I.” startup Semantic Machines, as it tries to bolster its artificial intelligence capabilities in its longstanding competition with Google, Apple, Amazon, Baidu, and other tech leaders.
The... Read more »
Stay current on news from Wisconsin’s innovation community with these recent headlines:
—Bright Cellars, a monthly wine club that seeks to help its subscribers develop more sophisticated palates, said it raised a $2.8 million funding round. Participating investors included Chicago-based Cleveland... Read more »
Late last month, the University of Michigan-Dearborn unveiled a new autonomous shuttle project called MDAS.ai, in which students and faculty will build a driverless vehicle for low-speed, pedestrian-filled environments.
Austin—Ojo Labs, which is developing artificial intelligence-enabled chatbots designed for the real estate industry, has raised $20.5 million.
The new Series B funding round comes from investors such as Realogy Holdings, Royal Bank of Canada, Northwestern Mutual Future Ventures, and... Read more »
San Antonio—Cloud computing giant Rackspace has acquired a company that helps other businesses implement and use the Salesforce software. The deal expands Rackspace’s focus on helping companies use software and computing services, including those of cloud computing businesses it historically... Read more »