CyberX, an industrial “Internet-of-things” security startup, has raised $18 million in a funding round led by the venture arm of chip-maker Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM) and Inven Capital, a cleantech and new energy fund based in Prague, the Czech Republic.
Waltham,... Read more »
Ben Einstein, co-founder and general partner of hardware-focused investor Bolt, says he has left the venture capital firm he started as his partner, Grace, enters chemotherapy for a cancer diagnosis.
“Through this gut-wrenching experience, the things I enjoy doing and that... Read more »
One group of people in dire need of medical relief got good news this week. The first drug for postpartum depression was approved. With its complicated logistics, side effects, and potential high cost, it won’t be for everyone who experiences the... Read more »
The high-stakes race to use CRISPR gene editing technology to create medicines has been underway for years now, and human trials are just starting. But the idea of using CRISPR as a tool to detect and diagnose a disease has... Read more »
In 2007, Zach Wigal and his friends at Saline High School decided to organize one of Southeast Michigan’s first competitive video game tournaments. They spent months preparing and eventually arranged to rent out the school’s cafeteria. Everything seemed to be in... Read more »
Two young San Francisco companies on Wednesday announced fundraisings to bolster their online services aimed at improving workforce efficiency.
—Skedulo, which helps managers schedule assignments for field service personnel, says it raised $28 million in a Series B funding... Read more »
Games for Change, a non-profit that promotes the use of games and immersive technology for social good, is taking applications from startup teams for a new accelerator program it’s launching in New York City.
New York-based Games for Change already... Read more »
Computer chipmaker Intel and its subcontractor, Seattle-based Cray, say they expect a supercomputer they plan to eventually deliver will be a flop—an exaflop, that is.
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory has hired Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) and Cray... Read more »
Tech salaries may not be as high outside of Silicon Valley, but neither is the cost of operating a business—or the cost of living.
San Diego’s startup community has rejoiced in recent months as massive companies that employ thousands of engineers—including... Read more »
An experimental drug developed by Dermira to treat atopic dermatitis has hit the main goal of its mid-stage study, helping to build a case that the injectable treatment could measure up against a drug from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals and Sanofi.
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Wireless giant Qualcomm notched a win Friday in its ongoing multijurisdictional war with smartphone maker Apple as a federal jury in San Diego unanimously backed its patent infringement case.
Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM) said Friday that the jury found that some... Read more »
At AutoWorld’s M:Bility conference in Dearborn, MI, this week, a wide variety of topics pertaining to the mobility industry and the development of driverless technology were covered in keynote and panel discussions, including mapping and sensors, artificial intelligence, automotive data, mobility-as-a-service,... Read more »
While all eyes in the biopharmaceutical world are currently trained on Bristol-Myers Squibb’s proposal to buy Celgene for $74 billion, it wasn’t that long ago that another company’s gaze was fixed on the Summit, NJ, drug maker.
In the early... Read more »