Health care is a completely dysfunctional market where the buyers have little access to price or quality information about the products they're buying. Fortunately, the data we need is out there -- if we can just get to it.
stories by Dylan Tweney
Just days after landing on Facebook's campus, the founder of Parse says there will be no changes to his business -- and that means Facebook is increasingly a multiplatform development tool.
Beyond Lucid and Liviam took prizes in HealthBeat's innovation competition, which aims to identify the most promising new startups in the health care technology space.
The Affordable Care Act, aka health care reform, aka Obamacare, is spurring a massive creation of new business opportunities, according to the HHS chief technical officer, Bryan Sivak.
HasOffers, a Seattle-based provider of mobile advertising-tracking services, has raised a $9.4 million Series A led by Accel Partners.
Aetna plans to launch an app to help motivate you to exercise, track your fitness and nutrition, and keep an eye on your medical data.
AirStrip has an ambitious goal: To cut through the incompatibilities clogging up the free flow of medical information between doctors and nurses.
Before health care providers can handle "big data," they first need to learn how to deal with small data.
Editor's Pick BioLite makes a pair of stoves that burn twigs to cook your dinner -- and charge your phone at the same time. It's using sales of a backpacking stove sold in the U.S. to help fund development of a (hopefully) world-changing stove for people in the rest of the world.
There are dozens of companies selling 3D printers and printer supplies now, a sign that the market for home-based object printing is about to take off. Here's a gallery of some of the contenders.
At Maker Faire Bay Area, a "startup pavilion" highlights 20 new maker-focused startups. But big companies like Autodesk, General Electric, and even Google are getting into the DIY game too.
If you can't get a Thiel Fellowship for your big startup idea, consider learning a trade instead.
Yahoo's board has reportedly approved a $1.1 billion, all-cash offer to acquire Tumblr, a rapidly-growing and very popular microblogging server.
Somewhere between the self-driving couches, the flaming sculptures, and the Arduino-powered blinky light projects at Maker Faire, I think we'll catch a glimpse of the future of tech.
Google used 400 custom-built data-sensing "motes" to collect 150 million database records during Google I/O. Here's how the team built the devices and collected the data.
Don't let its enormous dork factor blind you to the real-world possibilities of Google's augmented-reality glasses.
Guest Post The online world can be a dangerous place for the unprepared. And it’s just going to get worse. It’s time to teach Cyber Security as integral part of the high school and college curriculum and to all corporate employees.
Google will be collecting and publishing 4,000 individual data streams from its Google I/O conference this week, providing real-time visualizations on crowd activity.
Combining gadgets and entertainment, the creators of this carnival hope to get kids excited about science, technology, engineering, art, and math.