Quartzy provides an online suite of lab management tools for the academics in the life sciences for organizing and managing inventories, tracking and placing orders, and sharing protocols and equipment with others.
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Meet the Kreyos Meteor: A smartwatch with voice and gesture control. Meteor is a hands-free, two-way communication device that you can wear on your wrist, on your belt, on your bike, or even on a lanyard around your neck.
NASA today announced its 2013 Astronaut Candidate Class, drawing upon a pool of 6,000 candidates.
“The Indian tiger and the Chinese dragon have had their days, it’s now the African lion’s turn,” says Thakkar, emphasizing the huge market opportunity and the massive potential that the continent presents.
Russian startup LiveMap is working on a state-of-art motorbike helmet with a built-in navigation system that can take voice commands.
Boston-based cold data storage startup SageCloud announced that it completed $10 million in Series B financing.
With the new cash injection, Housing.co.in cofounder Advitiya Sharma hopes to expand his technology and data sciences teams.
Slice, the shopping app company that helps you better manage your purchases, today launched its second product: Bookshelf — a web-based social book network that helps you discover and share books with friends.
Today the New York-based online retailer unveiled a new global brand identity along with site improvements to further enhance the customer experience.
Designed by the creators of Flash, Explory is a storytelling app that lets you create and share rich multimedia stories.
Google today announced the addition of nutrition information for more than 1,000 fruits, vegetables, meats, and meals to its search results.
With its newest acquisition, the subscription-based online store from California adds fuel to its European expansion blueprint.
How young is young? Is there an age for entrepreneurship? We met three extremely smart entrepreneurs – aged 13, 16, and 22 – who’ve been up to some cool stuff.
Meet Satya Nadella, president of Microsoft’s server and tools division, a division that builds and runs the company’s computing platforms, developer tools and cloud services. Nadella leads a team of over 10,000 employees, and his group alone makes $19 billion in annual revenue – which is more than the combined revenues of Facebook, Yahoo, LinkedIn, Zynga, Netflix, and a few others in the Valley.
President Barack Obama is known for running one of the most tech-savvy political campaigns in the history of US politics. The chief scientist of the Obama campaign’s data analytics team, Rayid Ghani, shared some insights on how that campaign worked at the TiEcon 2013 conference.
Luvocracy is a San Francisco-based startup that lets you buy products you “luv” based on recommendations from the people you trust. You can also earn rewards if someone buys a product you recommend.
This is the first of the two data centers expected to serve as the “computing backbone” for the company’s global operations. General Motors hopes to consolidate 23 data centers and three information technology suppliers around the world into two facilities by the year 2015.
AvantCredit, the consumer lending company that offers loans to the tune of $1,000 to $10,000 to individuals, raised $9 million in Series A.
Mountain View-based LinkedIn employs over 3,700 folks and has already logged in 225 million members, and it’s growing at a furious rate of more than two new members per second.
Dell today announced the acquisition of Enstratius, the Minneapolis-based cloud infrastructure management solution provider, for an undisclosed amount.
Poppin aspires to make buying and browsing office products an “extraordinary experience.”
“We like to use the metaphor that Path is your home inside of Facebook city, where Twitter is the news network,” said Dave Morin of his closed-loop network last year.
Skycam’s makers plan to sell the hardware at a flat fee of $99 per unit; because it runs on Skype, there are no additional software costs. You’ll be able to monitor the feed from a smartphone, tablet, or a PC.
Francoise Brougher, former vice president of SMB global sales and operations at Google, has joined Square as business lead to aid in the company’s growth operations.
The company is looking for “mature and interesting” folks. Basically what that means is that there are no professional or academic prerequisites, and anyone can apply.
Zonoff can enable smart devices, like HDTVs, Blu-ray players, wireless routers, and thermostats, present in your home to work seamlessly together and communicate with one other.
Stanford researchers have come up with a reflective panel that not only bounces back solar radiation, it also reflects heat at a wavelength designed to send the infrared waves straight back into space.