After a sluggish start to 2018, hiring has accelerated recently at the top software companies in three of America’s largest technology hubs.
That’s according to the latest quarterly Digital Jobs Index... Read more »
There’s a new venture fund in town, focused on the hypiest of hyped sectors right now: blockchain systems and cryptocurrencies. It’s a small fund, but what’s interesting about Castle Island Ventures... Read more »
[Updated 8/10/18, 1:33 pm. See below.] Time to catch up on some of the latest deals and developments in the Boston-area tech sector:
—Skyworks Solutions (NASDAQ: SWKS), the... Read more »
It’s the end of an era for Yesware, an eight-year-old maker of e-mail software for salespeople. The Boston-based startup announced Wednesday that it brought in $15 million in venture capital, but... Read more »
An FDA advisory committee voted to recommend U.S. approval of Paratek Pharmaceuticals’ experimental antibiotic, omadacycline, both for the treatment of certain types of bacterial skin infections and hospital-acquired pneumonia.
The independent... Read more »
In the online shopping age, it can be difficult for businesses to keep all of their product information updated and relevant to potential customers.
Boston-based startup Salsify has spent several years... Read more »
[Updated 8/3/18, 12:27 pm. See below.] Here are some of the latest headlines from the Boston-area tech sector:
—The Massachusetts Legislature passed an economic development bill that includes some... Read more »
[Updated 8/2/18, 9:11 am. See below.] Mendix, one of the long-standing players in the business app development sector, is being snapped up by Siemens for 628 million euros, or... Read more »
Here’s an idea for the next figurine Formlabs should make with one of its 3D printers: a unicorn.
Today, the MIT Media Lab spinout announced it received a $15 million investment... Read more »
It’s time to catch up on a flurry of recent Boston-area tech headlines:
—SessionM, a seller of marketing automation and customer loyalty software, said it grabbed $23.8 million in venture funding... Read more »
Investors continue to cut big checks to global payments startups. The latest to cash in is Flywire, which announced Thursday it raised a $100 million Series D funding round led by... Read more »
LevelUp is the latest startup story to end in an acquisition. The company has gone through several transformations since it was founded a decade ago, eventually landing on mobile payments... Read more »
Big software companies continue to shop for data management and analytics startups. The latest deal is Qlik’s acquisition of Podium Data, announced Tuesday morning. The price was not disclosed.
Four-year-old Podium... Read more »
Drug makers are making more bets on the nascent field of digital medicine. The latest example: Click Therapeutics announced Monday that it grabbed a $17 million investment led by Sanofi Ventures,... Read more »
Cogito, one of the startups working to enhance businesses’ call center operations with sophisticated analytics software, has scooped up $37 million from investors to try and take its business to the... Read more »
Healthcare is seeing an explosion in the use of data analytics, machine learning tools, wearable devices, mobile apps, and other digital technologies. Software products are not only augmenting the capabilities of... Read more »
[Updated 7/20/18, 1:08 pm. See below.] Time to catch up on the latest Boston-area tech news:
—State Street (NYSE: STT), the financial services giant based in Boston, said... Read more »
Zapata Computing, a Harvard University spinout developing software to enable quantum computers, said Wednesday it’s working with Google to advance quantum computing technologies. Zapata said it’s one of the first users... Read more »
Cyber breaches caused by people within businesses and organizations, both accidental and malicious leaks, continue to multiply. Now, a Boston security startup is arming itself with more cash and enhanced... Read more »
[Updated 7/17/18, 11:53 am, with comments from English and Volpe. See below.] Lola, the business travel software startup led by Kayak co-founder Paul English, has brought on a new... Read more »