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The company introduced a campaign to send off the old logo in the style.
A company called Kinsights this week launched its cloud-based digital health record and community forum, specifically for parents.
New York-based startup Maxwell Health just raised $2 million to help employers set up affordable health and wellness plans.
Facebook poached its new CMO Gary Briggs from Google.
These 20 mobile startups are showing strong growth week-over-week, according to Mattermark data.
Editor’s Pick VCs are betting on hot cloud startups with focuses on health care, real estate, and other key verticals. Here are six startups you need to know.
Guest Post With the flurry of recent large SaaS acquisitions, you might wonder if the era of independent SaaS companies will be a footnote in the annals of software. Are we witnessing the continued consolidation of business software?
Good news for Apple: Today, the Obama Administration vetoed a trade ban on the sale of some iPhone and iPad devices.
Guest Post We’re moving away from the heart of technology innovation — the infrastructure, the machines, the seminal ideas we can touch and feel — to quick fixes that are not setting the stage for the next new thing.
Google developer advocate Chris Messina is leaving the search giant to join a tiny startup.
Thomas Langenbach put fraudulent bar codes on LEGO kits at different Target stores in Silicon Valley. He made a profit selling the stolen goods on eBay.
Early-stage startups RebelMouse and Voxy scored funding today.
Guest Post Why Chipotle faked its own hack in a bid to raise awareness for its 20th anniversary.
Pearson made the strategic investment in Voxy and intends to incorporate the language-learning technology into its existing suite of tools.
Farbood Nivi sold assets of his test prep startup Grockit to Kaplan. Now he’s moving ahead with a bold, new idea. How did he do it?
Guest Post In the private sector, startups are coming up with ideas to keep students from falling into crippling debt. Will they work?
The New York-based angel investors just raised $39M for fund, Initialized Capital, according to an SEC filing.
“Health-tech companies have great visions for the future — but we also have to solve the problems that doctors still have today,” said Doximity CEO Jeff Tangney.
The four-year-old social media management startup just raised $165 million for strategic acquisitions, marketing and international expansion.
Learn with Homer is a new learning app developed by an education reformer and mother of three daughters. It can teach kids to read and exposes them to history, science, and other subjects.
Serial entrepreneur Kai Stinchcombe just launched True Link Financial to protect his grandmother — and others like her — from online scammers.
Mixpanel invited serial entrepreneur Max Levchin to share his big vision for a new fertility app to help women get pregnant.
Here’s your chance to land a 30 second ad slot at the Super Bowl.
10 hardware startups to watch, according to momentum data from Mattermark.
The legal-tech startup is growing faster than expected. It is now used by 10,000 attorneys around the country.
Hospitals are developing systems to tap into consumer health data, and deliver it to physicians.
Behind UC Berkeley’s struggle to produce graduates with 21st century job skills.
Smartphone and tablet devices will get a quick boost while you’re sipping your coffee.
Los Angeles Unified School District hopes that all 640,000 of its students will be using iPads by late 2014.
This doesn’t bode well for the online travel market.
Meet the top 20 Instagrammers in the world, who were selected for the first talent agency for mobile photographers.
Editor’s Pick The most influential Instagram artists are eking out partnerships with brands, and making thousands of dollars in a day.
Watsi is the first charitable organization to raise a traditional seed round. The company provides small loans to people in need of medical help.
Social Finance (SoFi) is a startup with a simple solution to the student debt crisis. The company taps college alumni as a funding source for students loans.
California’s Aspire Public Schools, a nonprofit charter school network, cobbled together its own performance analysis tools to address some pressing internal problems and is spinning it off as an independent startup.
Your company’s IT department has the power to wipe personal data off your smartphone — a scary proposition for anyone who values privacy. MobileSpaces believes it has a solution.
Editor’s Pick In the still-nascent digital health space, Apple could serve as a regulator of sorts — a platform, perhaps or a hub — just as it has done with smartphone apps, music, podcasts, and even online courses.
IBM and Pivotal have teamed up to further promote Cloud Foundry, the open source project for developers to more easily deploy and scale applications.
DataStax, the company that wants to bring down Oracle’s relational database, has scored yet more venture funding.