The first of the new funds, Versant Venture Capital VII, is a $600... Read more »
[Editor’s note: This is part of a series of posts sharing thoughts from technology leaders about 2018 trends and 2019 forecasts.]
MabVax Therapeutics says it doesn’t have enough money to continue funding its operations.
DataCloud, a developer of sensors and software to help guide mine operators’ decision-making around drilling and blasting, has raised $4 million in new financing to support the Seattle-based startup’s continued growth.
The company’s system combines cloud-based software with connected sensors... Read more »
San Antonio—Rectify, a business developing software to automate the process of removing private or sensitive information from documents when they’re shared, has had a busy start to the winter.
The University of Michigan’s Desai Accelerator, an incubator open to early-stage tech startups regardless of their connection to the school, hit a major milestone this year: It invested its millionth dollar after funding the six companies in its 2018 cohort.... Read more »
Venture capital deals, acquisitions, and spin-offs made up much of this week’s Boston technology news.
Udacity, a pioneer in the online teaching of IT skills, is celebrating a milestone today—50,000 students have now graduated from one of its revenue-generating “Nanodegree” programs.
Cross breeding plants is a time-tested practice for producing hybrids with higher crop yields. But finding the plant parents with the genetics that will generate the best hybrid takes time. Hi Fidelity Genetics says its artificial intelligence approach speeds up the... Read more »
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 »
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 »
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