Silicon Valley robotics companies have been moving their inventions into real-world use, and it seemed like a good time to check in with a sampling of them to see how things are going. The take-away: Shifting from the technology development phase... Read more »
First their friends named the new University of Washington computer science building in their honor. Now Bill and Melinda Gates have contributed $15 million to complete the fund-raising drive for the project, which marks a construction milestone on Wednesday.
The building,... Read more »
San Antonio — A study commissioned by a San Antonio bioscience advocacy group and local economic development officials is calling for the city to place additional focus on initiatives that recruit high-profile biotech executives to the Alamo City, bring in more... Read more »
Austin—[Corrected 9:56 a.m. See below.] There’s no shortage of startup accelerators in Austin, with stalwarts like Capital Factory, Techstars, and the Austin Technology Incubator often getting the most attention.
To be fair, there’s no shortage of early stage... Read more »
Mark Skinner, the former longtime president of the World Federation of Hemophilia, has had the blood disease on his mind his entire life.
He doesn’t have a choice.
Skinner, 57, was born with a severe form of hemophilia A, meaning he... Read more »
Healthcare is a technologically driven industry and some of those advances are apparent in the products now reaching consumers directly.
From the convenience of home, consumers can order tests that allow them to gain insight about what their genes or their... Read more »
Way back in 2012, we published a story about Usman Majeed, a young entrepreneur running an electronics reseller business called Tech Twurl out of his Michigan State University dorm room. He graduated with a computer science degree in 2015 and shut... Read more »
One of the biggest potential pitfalls for developers of autonomous vehicles is psychological: Will most people trust the cars enough to ride in them?
It might not be easy to win people over, but it’s possible—if a Boston startup’s recent tests... Read more »
[Updated 12/12/17, 5:51 pm. See below.] Global automotive technology supplier Aptiv is planting a bigger flag in Boston.
On Tuesday, the England-based company announced plans to open a new technology office in Boston’s Seaport neighborhood. The space will also... Read more »
Austin—[Updated 2:13 p.m. See below.] Intel Capital is leading a $7 million Series A round of funding for Austin, TX-based GenXComm, a startup developing wireless technology that reduces interference in transmitters of 5G mobile, Wi-Fi, and cable networks... Read more »
Ed Barthell doesn’t mince words when describing the poor experiences many patients have when they go to the emergency room.
“Emergency medicine is still an industry that essentially delivers lousy service for really high cost,” says Barthell, a doctor who worked... Read more »
[Updated, 12/13/17, 1:50 p.m. ET. See below.] The annual American Society of Hematology meeting is nearly over. For now, we’ve chosen updates from three disease areas to highlight, plus the more notable market movements. No surprise, there’s a lot... Read more »
As a tech startup that uses an algorithm to help people find out what song is playing on the radio, Shazam is a business its co-founders say was ahead of its time in 2000—so much so that they developed the technology... Read more »