This morning San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is unveiling a new “entrepreneur-in-residence” program in collaboration with the White House, to bring the innovative energy of startups to bear on a massive underserved market: the $142 billion public sector.
When asked about his goals for the coming year, Arpeggi chief scientist David Mittleman immediately hit back, “Our intention is to offer people the best reconstructive model of their genome.”
Employee wellness represents a $2.7 billion to $8.2 billion market opportunity as regulatory changes increase reimbursement rates for related programs. Startups have a big chance to use technology to improve worker health.
General Electric is on a mission to improve efficiency in hospitals, and is setting aside $2 billion for its health care practice.
Guest Post Tesla made it clear that being a great entrepreneur — one who commercialized a critical standard that powers innovation 125 years later — isn’t necessarily about the money.
Wednesday was a fairly busy day for deals, with old-industry blue chipper GE investing big into a new platform as a service company, Yahoo Japan investing in U.S. startups, and API management company 3scale announcing new funding to grow faster.
Today, General Electric announced that it is investing $105 million in Pivotal, a hotly anticipated spin-off from VMware that is building “next generation Enterprise Platform-as-a-service.”
The AgilTrac Real-Time Location System will allow hospitals to make sure doctors, nurses, and other workers are washing their hands enough.
Guest Post Companies all over the world are becoming increasingly worried about their ability to innovate and compete in the fast-changing technology world. That’s according to GE’s third annual “Global Innovation Barometer” released Jan 17.
For the 20th consecutive year, IBM has held its ground as the king of patents. And it will now devote considerable resources to big data and analytics technologies.
Apparently Red Bull employees don’t just sell energy drinks. They’re also customers.
[vimeo 38506003 w=640 h=360] General Electric set up a hands-on “garage” area at SXSW Interactive this year to get technophiles up to their elbows in hardware, including laser cutters, 3D printers, injection molders, and more.
Jive Software reported its first earnings as a public company today, and introduced a secret new product called “Project Thunder.”
Only around a quarter of the new electricity capacity introduced in 2010 came from wind power, down from 42 percent in 2009, according to a report from the U.S. Department of Energy.