Scientists raised $9 million today to fund clinical trials for a technology that illuminates cancer cells during surgery.
Guest Post Stanford bioethics professor Hank Greely provides in-depth analysis on the 23andMe case, and its broader relevance to the genetics industry.
Juniper Research released a report today which said that by 2018, 164 million people will either place a bet, visit a mobile casino, or buy a lottery ticket on their phone or tablet.
We tend to have certain paradigms about the “developed world” and the “developing world.” Including, of course, media-fed images of Africa as a place of almost irredeemable poverty, deprivation, and pain.
Spotify has rolled out a new set of analytics tools specifically for artists that have music featured on the streaming service, the company announced today.
With a broader marketing message, Ubisoft believes it can reach people who want to learn the guitar with its Rocksmith video game. And this kind of marketing may further open the market for learning games.
The one thing you’ve always been certain of is that a computer that’s not connected to a network, doesn’t munch data from any USB sticks, and doesn’t accept any kind of electronic connection requests is reasonably safe against hackers and crackers breaking into its electronic vaults.
Sponsored Post In this video, Julius Marchwicki, Global Product Manager for SYNC AppLink, at Ford talks about the capabilities of the Ford SDK and shows off the SYNC TDK, or Technology Development Kit, a black box that lets Ford’s engineers — and its partners — test apps with a simulated vehicle.
You hear about startups getting venture capital or crowdfunding money all the time in Silicon Valley. But the two combined barely make up the money given by startups’ biggest funding source: friends and family.
Sony has rolled out the PS4 in the U.S., Australia, parts of Asia, Latin America, and Europe.
The company announced in press release today that the runners-up, “Healthcare.love” will also receive $1 million along with the winners, ”Upshot.”
While wildly popular with a very specific crowd of people with expendable incomes, anime (Japanese-style animation) isn’t a subject you’d immediately think of as a growing business opportunity in the U.S. — at least until the last few years.
If you like news and click on it in your Facebook feed, get ready for more.
The goal is to put physical shops on a similar playing field as e-commerce stores, which already have a wealth of data about customer buying habits.
Apple just bought social media analytics company Topsy for over $200 million. Sources have confirmed the purchase to VentureBeat and added that the Topsy team officially started work at Apple today.
Ailing smartphone maker BlackBerry is officially taking down its “for sale” sign.
You know those third-party toolbars and proxies you download? They may be silently using you to mine Bitcoins, and you may have actually agreed to it.
The eight-page report from the Department of Health and Human Services claims that “substantial progress has been made,” with HealthCare.gov functioning over 90 percent of the time.
After bringing the Windows core to Windows Phone and the Xbox One, Microsoft is planning even further integration between all of its platforms in a few years.
Someday in the future, wearable devices could become like underwear — something you feel vulnerable leaving home without. But that day has not come yet.
Companies looking to connect with customers on one of the most popular blogging platforms in the world now have a new tool: sponsored trending blogs on Tumblr’s mobile apps.
The notorious Berlin-based incubator launched a peer-to-peer lending platform called Lendico which connects borrowers with lenders, along the lines of LendingClub, Prosper, and Zopa.
Sadly, few of us mobile warriors need classes in douchebaggery.
Yahoo’s acquisition train is showing no signs of slowing down.
61 percent of us have heard of digital wallets, but only 11 percent of us have used one, according to a new survey by Forrester. Interestingly, most would rather trust PayPal with their mobile money — rather than their bank or credit card company.
Guest Post The CEO needs to get up to speed and consult a single dashboard for all of his or her needs….
The top searches reveal our obsession with celebrities, memes, and video games.
Telefonica, the European telephone giant that is the fifth largest carrier in the world, said it will shut down its VoIP unit, Jajah, on January 31, 2014 – another sign of serious trouble in the VoIP industry.
The HealthCare.gov website works “smoothly” for the vast majority of users,” the Obama Administration declared on Sunday morning, its self-imposed deadline to fix significant problems that rendered the site almost unusable two months ago.
The stakes are high, and there will be blood. Control of the screen is a sophisticated play requiring good timing, deep pockets, the right content and the ability to deliver the best viewing experience. At stake is a whopping share of the $150+ billion-a-year broadcast TV industry.
“I want a 3D printer and software that can capture the scene of my greatest moment of triumph in Call of Duty, freeze it in time, and then print it out as a 3D scene. If we can’t do the whole scene, I’ll settle for my avatar’s exact pose during that moment of triumph.”
All-in-one PCs are the only desktops selling these days. So it makes sense that Hewlett-Packard is taking the machines into enterprises, as companies need to save space and gain the efficiencies of these machines — which combine a monitor and a desktop computer into one panel-like chassis — as much as consumers do.
Apple products account for 22 percent of early Black Friday sales.
In 2010, Lane Fox was appointed to lead a government initiative to encourage Brits to get connected to the Internet. In the U.K., an estimated 7 million people (out of a population of 63 million) are still not yet online.
Guest Post Even a product with such great potential should have to support its claims with valid evidence.
We love doing business with local retailers, and since our address of record is the Internet, we consider these startups part of that group.
Guest Post The marketplace launch has given digital health entrepreneurs some new ideas about how to (and how not to) govern a business.
Retailers are giving thanks today as not only were Thanksgiving sales up more than 10 percent yesterday but Black Friday sales are also up at least 7 percent today.
Here’s our roundup of the best-of-the-best subscription services for the 2013 gift-giving season. Our list includes options for just about everyone, be they new moms, avid readers, or serious meat-lovers.
With the Frostbite 3 engine, DICE delivers an intense modern combat experience. But its multiplayer issues — especially on the Xbox One — still leave Battlefield 4 behind Activision’s Call of Duty.