Panorama Education announced Tuesday that it raised $16 million from several high-profile tech investors to accelerate the adoption of its software tools aimed at boosting K-12 students’ social and emotional skills and college readiness.
The Series B funding round was led... Read more »
A lot of ink has been spilled on the subject of building tech startups and creating entrepreneurial communities for tech innovation.
But to Etienne de Bruin, a disproportionate amount of attention has focused on the tech founder as CEO, and what... Read more »
Despite talk that e-commerce is killing brick-and-mortar retail, the vast majority of shopping still takes place in physical stores. But it’s often easier to monitor inventory, analyze consumer spending habits, and make on-the-fly adjustments for digital storefronts than it is for... Read more »
Raizlabs, one of the Boston area’s best-known mobile app development shops, has been acquired by Rightpoint, a Chicago-based consulting firm.
The purchase price wasn’t disclosed. With the addition of Raizlabs, the combined companies employ 400 people across nine U.S. offices. The... Read more »
The FDA has cleared Cellectis to resume testing an experimental “off the shelf” type of cell therapy, so long as it follows a new set of measures meant to quell the safety concerns that caused the company to halt a pair... Read more »
Most of us can’t imagine going back to a time without smartphones. Having an Internet-enabled phone on one’s person makes life easier, and many of us would feel a bit naked without one. Paying for them, however, is another matter. The... Read more »
One thing to bear in mind with today’s news that Broadcom Ltd. (NASDAQ: AVGO) has made an unsolicited offer of about $105 billion to acquire San Diego-based Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM) is that this deal, if it happens, is going... Read more »
Synopsys thinks it has found a beautiful swan in Black Duck Software. While the 14-year-old Boston-area company was by no means an “ugly duckling” before, it has transformed several times on the way to its half-billion-dollar sale to Synopsys—and it... Read more »
The rising death toll from opioids has prompted policymakers to try various ways to take on the problem. President Trump’s opioid commission released its final report this week, calling for expansion of drug courts, better physician training, and penalties for insurers... Read more »