An Eli Lilly drug on the market for a rare form of cancer is now in limbo, after it failed a trial needed to retain the FDA approval the treatment, known as olaratumab (Lartruvo), won two years ago.
A new tech education effort is forming in Detroit—created by Fontinalis Partners co-founder Chris Thomas—that focuses on teaching adult students the skills they need to compete for the increasingly large number of open jobs in the mobility industry.
Fort Worth, TX—Data analytics and visual search technologies are increasingly being used by law enforcement agencies, growth that has captured the attention of tech giant Motorola.
The Chicago-based tech company, which has long sold narrow-band radios to law enforcement, has... Read more »
Billions of dollars have already flowed to the purveyors of shared workspaces, and the investment spigot isn’t turning off yet.
The changing of the guard transforming retail is accelerating.
Sears, the nation’s first “everything store,” is teetering toward bankruptcy after years of stagnation as industry leaders prepare to gather in New York at the National Retail Federation’s annual conference. Yet, new... Read more »
As federal agency employees miss their first paychecks today due to the partial government shutdown that began Dec. 22, federal contractors and their workers—including technology professionals—face a loss of income that they may never recover.
Big technology companies such as Oracle... 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 »
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 »
From the cloud on down to the floors of supermarkets, the rivalry between Microsoft and Amazon spans many sectors in software, gadgets, and increasingly, retail.
The Seattle-area tech giants are battling—both with one another, and other competitors—to further digitize grocery shopping.... Read more »
Founder of the One Million by One Million (1M/1M) initiative
Co-Founder and CEO, 23andMe
W20 chairman and CEO
Co-Founder and CEO, DNAnexus
Fellow, Center for Corporate Governance, Stanford University; Director of Research, Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization, Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University; Distinguished Fellow, Singularity University
Founder and Chairman, Canary Foundation
Professor of Bioengineering, Stanford University
Professor, Stanford University
Director, Energy Biosciences Inst., UC Berkeley
Executive Director, Center for Open Innovation, UC Berkeley