Guest Post Joscelin Cooper is communications lead for Engine.
Guest Post Everyone’s building social and marketing apps — someone needs to build an app for manufacturing.
Guest Post Eric Bovim is Managing Director at McBee Strategic
Desire2Learn’s CEO John Baker told me doesn’t plan to shutter the product post-acquistition. Instead, he’ll hire about 20 more engineers to join Knowillage, and open a Vancouver office.
Guest Post Mr. President, my appeal is this: As you make this critical push for reform, don’t forget to clear the path for the innovators like me who are trying to work with you.
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.
Editor’s Pick Detroit just filed the largest city bankruptcy in the history of the United States. And that’s a great thing, according to the growing and vital cadre of startups that helping to repopulate its downtown core.
Guest Post We’re just at the beginning of an ed-tech revolution. I believe that MOOCs are the first step, and are still struggling experiments.
Editor’s Pick “Something very interesting is happening here,” Google’s top Canadian employee, Steve Woods, told me. “This area has a very high proportion of startups to population. Google loves startups … and we love to hire entrepreneurial people.”
A partnership between Rethink Education and NewSchools marks an “unprecedented step” in the alignment of public and private education investors.
Guest Post Despite all the inroads cloud computing has made among business users, it still hasn’t broken through the enterprise IT logjam. I see it as a cultural issue: IT organizations love control and complexity.
Editor’s Pick In San Francisco, two guys are putting women through a 10-week bootcamp in software development. The goal: to change the gender ratio of the tech industry.
Epocrates Inc., a medical applications company based in Silicon Valley, is being scooped up by AthenaHealth for $293 million.
Guest Post Light-hearted fun during hurricane season. Here’s a dose of style wisdom from Silicon Valley’s men in tech.
“I think we’ve sequenced the DNA of Republicans and Democrats,” Mintigo general manager and CMO Jason Garoutte told me today. “Based on words on someone’s website, we’d have a very good chance of of determining who is a Democrat or a Republican.”
“The biggest changes in technology are how mobile and cloud are converging,” says Gutmans. “Our intention is to tackle both of those head-on for our users.”
Computer chips are currently made using ultraviolet light at 193 to 248 nanometers: literally, printed with light. Cymer and ASML are shrinking the ultraviolet laser beam down to just 13.5 nanometers.
Google calls it “where the Internet lives.” Now we can see inside.
Apparently it’s not easy to assemble one of the world’s thinnest and lightest smartphones. Who would have guessed?
Have any questions about Microsoft Surface? You’re in luck!
Romo 1 earned Kickstarter pledges of $114,796. But the newest Romo is just getting started.
Apparently, Apple sells more than products preceded by the letter ”I.”
iPad Mini models and prices have been revealed by someone with access to the internal system of Europe’s largest electronics retailer, Media Markt.
So I finally picked up an iPhone 5 yesterday. Astonishingly, it did not instantly take five pounds off my middle, make me devastatingly witty, or give me movie-star looks.
The U.S Department of Defense spends $100 billion a year funding 50,000 scientists in 100 research labs to create innovative new technologies. Now some of those new technologies will be coming to consumers.
When Twitter bought mobile A/B testing creator Clutch.io just two months ago, the team behind Clutch promised to open source the components behind both their A/B testing tool, and the company’s mobile development framework.
Waiting for your Pebble to drop? Pebble’s lead designer has cancelled a speaking appearance in October to stay in Asia and finalize the product.
Today, Samsung won a reversal of the sales ban on the Galaxy Nexus phone imposed after Apple’s August court win. Also today, Apple won at least a stay of execution on the iPhone and iPad sales ban imposed after Samsung’s August legal victory.
Home-cleaning robot manufacturer iRobot announced today that it has acquired one of its key competitors, Evolution Robotics, for $74 million. Evolution Robotics is the maker of the Mint floor cleaning robots.
“Entrepreneurship is how America became great,” Case said. “The good news is that we’re still the most entrepreneurial nation in the world. The bad news is that all the other countries are trying to catch us.”
Anyone building a business, listen up: Stanford is offering 16 free, online courses for anyone looking to pick up a few extra skills. The courses include some technology and entrepreneurship-based subjects that could help you get that edge you need.
The NASDAQ has reached levels not seen since 2000 at the tail end of dot-com bubble. And tech has had a lot to do with it.
For most people, art, like espresso, is best served in small doses. DailyArt, a free app for iOs and Android, is your daily dose of classic paintings, best enjoyed during your morning commute.
Calling all cloud fanatics! Nominations are open for our Innovation Showdown, one of the highlights of the CloudBeat 2012 conference (Nov. 28-29) at the Sofitel Hotel in Redwood City.
Hallway is a startup by high-school students for high-school students. The ed-tech company raised a round of seed funding and launches to the public today.
Guest Post As a sector, technologists are failing to utilize the full sum of talent our nation offers. Why is it that we should strain to think of a dozen African American or women tech entrepreneurs? Or even a half dozen?
Guest Post We’re just three guys in a Honda Element who spend most of their nights couch surfing, staying in cheap hotels or on pig farms. The first lesson from an epic road trip to spread entrepreneurship through America.
4Moms makes an $850 stroller that charges your phone and folds/unfolds at the touch of a button, a $200 baby rocker with an iPod dock and speakers, and more.
Synaptics announced today that is releasing three new touch-focused technologies for laptops and other mobile devices: ForcePad, ThinTouch, and ClearPad. But the most interesting new technology is ForcePad …