As a tech journalist, most of the stories I write these days deal in algorithms, cloud computing, and other digital tools. When given the opportunity, it’s fun to explore new technologies and products you can actually see and touch.
I recently... Read more »
[Corrected, 7/6/18, 1:26 pm. See below.] Xconomy was dumbstruck this week, and not by the fireworks overhead. Our friend and one of our earliest employees, San Diego editor Bruce Bigelow, died suddenly last weekend. Bruce covered everything—and everyone—in San... Read more »
Alex Linebrink is on a mission to cut out the middle man.
Linebrink is the founder and CEO of Passage, a Detroit-based ticketing startup. The company’s bread and butter is servicing smaller, niche events, such as Halloween-themed tours, beer festivals,... Read more »
Automation Anywhere, which supplies customers with armies of software robots to take over manual tasks such as insurance claims processing, announced today it raised $250 million in a first funding round that set its post-money valuation at $1.8 billion.
The... Read more »
[Updated, 7/5/18. See below] Bruce Victor Bigelow, editor of Xconomy San Diego, passed away Friday afternoon, June 29, at the age of 63. He had suddenly fallen ill less than a week earlier, after he returned to San Diego... Read more »
For most patients—and for many drug developers—healthcare reimbursement policies can present a daunting maze of restrictions and uncertainties.
But for some tech companies, those policies can be accelerants that boost the chances that new products will be adopted. That’s the case... Read more »
For years, cyber attackers’ primary aim has been to pilfer sensitive information from businesses and individuals, either to sell it in the dark corners of the Internet, hold it for ransom, or use it themselves for material gain.
More recently, efforts... Read more »
Blood tests for cancer, known as liquid biopsies, have become available in recent years to guide treatments for people already diagnosed. But how useful are they?
A paper published last week in the journal JAMA Oncology makes the case that one... Read more »
[Updated, 7/5/18. See below] It is with profound sadness that we at Xconomy say goodbye to our longtime friend and editor of Xconomy San Diego, Bruce Bigelow. An outstanding journalist, colleague, and friend, and a fixture of the San... Read more »