Dallas—Ross Perot, the Texan billionaire businessman who twice ran for president in the 1990s, died Tuesday, five months after being diagnosed with leukemia, according to news reports. He was 89.
Perot sold his first company, Plano, TX-based computer services... Read more »
Austin—[Corrected 11:14 a.m. See below.] Doorbells, thermostats, refrigerators, and more—everything in the modern home is becoming a smart, connected device. (You can even monitor your kitty’s litter box habits with the Litter Robot 3!)
There are many other,... Read more »
From a host of angles, the business opportunity looked to be a hard one to pass up. The technology business up for sale was: one, self-funded and not saddled by mountains of outside equity; two, profitable and growing; and three, in... Read more »
In May, Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) revealed intriguing data from the first-ever human trial of a drug that targets tumors with a specific mutation to the gene KRAS, which occurs in about one-quarter of all cancers.
Amgen showed 30 percent of... Read more »
[Editor’s note: This is part of a series examining the internet’s first 50 years and predicting the next half century. Join Xconomy and World Frontiers Forum on July 16 for Net@50, an event exploring the internet’s past and future.... Read more »
Just as Google is developing autonomous vehicles through its subsidiary Waymo, China’s largest online search engine, Baidu, is also racing to develop AVs. Last week, the company announced a new milestone: It has now tested self-driving cars on more... Read more »
Dynatrace, a 14-year-old enterprise software intelligence company, has filed papers to raise $300 million from an initial public stock offering aimed at restocking its war chest and shrinking its sizable debt.
If it follows through on the IPO plans, the Waltham,... Read more »
Many companies have been adjusting to the changing workforce as millennials become a larger component of their staff rosters. Some are adapting with the help of talent management services such as 15Five, which has studied the millennial mindset.
San Francisco-based... Read more »