The market caps of some of the most successful tech titans reach as high as $1 trillion. Yet in 2018, perceptions about these dominant companies often reflected uneasiness and doubt—and for some, so did their stock performance.
Maybe the mood shift... Read more »
When Black Diamond Therapeutics emerged from stealth mode last month with $20 million in backing and a handful of preclinical cancer drugs, the company signaled that another financing was in the works for 2019. That day is here.
Black Diamond announced... Read more »
[Updated 1/18/19, 3:27 pm. See below.] Venture capital investments rose in 2018 to levels not seen since the heady days of 2000, the last year U.S. startups collectively took in more than $100 billion.
That’s according to PitchBook and... Read more »
Beta Bionics, a startup developing a medical device that monitors and manages blood sugar levels in diabetes patients, has closed $63 million to back late-stage clinical tests of its AI-powered technology.
The cash tops off a Series B round of funding... Read more »
Facebook’s new Boston office—which is really in Cambridge, MA—is up and running, and there’s plenty of elbow room.
The digs measure 130,000 square feet of open-style tech workspaces, something called micro-kitchens, a massive cafeteria, and cheeky-titled conference rooms. Floor-to-ceiling windows offer... Read more »
[Corrected 1:02 pm ET. See below.] Auto technology startup ClearMotion says its active suspension system promising buttery-smooth rides on bumpy terrain is ready for prime time.
The Boston-area business says it raised a $115 million Series D funding round led... Read more »
When we have a chance to view it from a distance, the year 2018 may be seen as a period when innovations in a number of technological fields came together to transform not only the future of computing, but also the... Read more »
It’s an online security concern perhaps best distilled in a popular 1993 comic from The New Yorker magazine.
“On the Internet, nobody knows you’re a dog,” reads the comic that shows a drawing of one pooch atop an office chair in... Read more »
The flow of biotech news is particularly heavy today, and for good reason. The annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference, one of the biggest gatherings for the biopharmaceutical industry, kicked off today in San Francisco, and many companies, whether they’re speaking at... Read more »