A group of entrepreneurs attempted to solve some of the world's most pressing problems at 30K feet -- with no WiFi. Here are my reflections from the British Airways UnGrounded flight.
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Three female entrepreneurs have developed a website and interactive book called My First Website, which teaches kids to code.
General Electric is on a mission to improve efficiency in hospitals, and is setting aside $2 billion for its health care practice.
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A new scholarship is available for women who want to learn to code, but can't afford to enroll in a hacker bootcamp.
A widely cited statistic in Mary Meeker's State of the Internet report about how often Americans check their smartphones is probably bogus, the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
Hamoui will focus on early-stage investments in mobile, the firm tells me, and he'll be based in Silicon Valley.
"The NSA is naturally interested in data mining; I know of data scientists in Silicon Valley who have helped them," Mike Driscoll, a data scientist, told me. "They appeal to our sense of patriotism."
President Obama made a visit to a school in Mooresville, North Carolina today, and announced an ambitious plan to get 99 percent of American students connected to lightning fast Internet within five years.
The heroine in Suzanne Xie's first interactive game for kids is no damsel in distress.
Box plans to split revenues with the developers that use its cloud platform, which it claims will improve "enterprise monetization in a consumer app world."
Knewton has partnered with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and aims to bring digitally-enhanced learning tools to five million schoolchildren by the end of the year.
Panzura, the cloud storage company, has closed a $25 million funding round. The San Jose Calif.-based company provides faster web-based services for its corporate customers than the alternative: storage devices attached to locally-hosted servers.
In addition to booking appointments, Beauteeze is designed to be a useful marketing tool for the salons, and it integrates with existing scheduling and customer relationship management (CRM) software.
The CIA has invested an undisclosed sum in "robot journalism" startup Narrative Science through its venture arm In-Q-Tel.
Digital health accelerator Rock Health has selected its fifth class of startups. Given the burgeoning interest in the space, the team says this was its most competitive application process yet.
Personal Capital, the startup that claims to be the world's first digital wealth management service, just raised a $25 million third funding round.
SoFi has received an additional $41 million from Bancorp for its private student lending solution.