Amid warnings over potential dangers of facial recognition, Jacob Sniff is still bullish on the technology.
His Cambridge, MA-based facial recognition software startup Suspect Technologies has closed on an $810,000 funding round co-led by billionaire investor and “Shark Tank” star Mark... Read more »
Let’s catch up with the latest innovation news in Texas.
—Two Texas startups have been named to the inaugural 2019 cohort of the LaunchPad Lift program, which is organized by Blackstone LaunchPad and Techstars. One of them, Lazarus, is a Texas... Read more »
There’s at least one major pharmaceutical company that isn’t giving up yet on finding a drug for Alzheimer’s disease, despite a long trail of clinical flops. Eli Lilly is pairing up with AC Immune to develop drugs that block tau, a... Read more »
Foodies in New York City may not realize it, but some of the tasty kale, bok choy, and other leafy greens they buy trace their origins to an industrial park in New Jersey. The produce grown by indoor farming startup Bowery... Read more »
Synergy Pharmaceuticals has spent years looking for a buyer. The developer of a struggling drug for two types of chronic constipation finally has one—now that it’s gone bankrupt.
New York-based Synergy (NASDAQ SGYP) cut a deal on Wednesday to sell... Read more »
Google CEO Sundar Pichai took his turn in the Congressional hotseat on Tuesday, following similar appearances by the chief executives of Facebook and Twitter earlier this year before lawmakers who are increasingly alert to the vast societal impact of Silicon Valley... Read more »
Image authentication startup Truepic said Tuesday it has acquired the intellectual property and software behind San Jose-based Fourandsix Technologies—including Izitru, an image forensics technology licensed earlier this year by DARPA.
Fourandsix (pronounced “forensics”), founded by Hany Farid, a Dartmouth professor and... Read more »
Thinking about Internet-connected devices often brings to mind “smart” home appliances and consumer gadgets.
San Diego startup Sensemetrics is applying that technology to the industrial Internet-of-things sector (IIoT), selling access to its cloud platform to the world’s largest mining companies and... Read more »
Many young professionals like to reminisce about technologies that were popular during their teenage years, like Nokia cellphones and AOL instant messenger. While AIM’s best days seem to have passed, many modern workplaces still use software with built-in chat tools,... Read more »