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.