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SAN FRANCISCO—With the finality of an exploding Death Star or Britain's vote to exit the EU, legendary movie maker George Lucas has terminated plans to build his Lucas Museum of the Narrative Arts in Chicago.
"Chicago will no longer be considered a potential site for the museum," Lucas said late Friday morning. "California will be its future home."
That leaves San Francisco and Los ...35 minutes ago
LOS ANGELES—Venture capitalists didn’t get it at first. Co-founders Nick Green and Gunnar Lovelace wanted to bring the Costco membership model to the kinds of natural and organic products consumers bought at Whole Foods and sell them online. But they couldn’t get any VCs to share their vision, so they raised a seed round from a bunch of individual investors including doctors and authors and ...1 hour ago
BOSTON—Not too long ago, robots were giant, caged things, mainly found in automotive manufacturing lines. Social robotics was a new field of research pursued by the best and brightest in university research labs.
In the past few years, however, it seems that social robots have finally come of age. All of a sudden, the market is teeming with products. Some are distinctly humanoid.
The rise of ...1 hour ago
BOSTON—Google-owned Boston Dynamics released a video last week of the robot-maker's newest robot, SpotMini, performing tasks like loading the dishwasher.
The new robot weighs 55 pounds, is electric and is one of the quietest robots the company has ever built, according to the description on YouTube.
The video has garnered more than 3.2 million views as of Monday morning.
The Waltham-based ...2 hours ago
SAN FRANCISCO—Doctors at San Francisco-based telemedicine startup Doctor on Demand use video communication to conduct examinations with their patients, transforming the way people access medical and mental health care.
In the conventional health care system, the standard wait time for seeing a primary-care doctor is three weeks, a lag time that’s “just not acceptable,” according to Dr. ...2 hours ago
AUSTIN—What started as a passion project for Mikaila Ulmer has turned into something much bigger.
The 11-year-old Austin entrepreneur and her family recently changed the name of their company from Bee Sweet Lemonade to Me & the Bees LLC, reflecting a desire to move into other products.
“When I started, I thought it was going to be a one-time thing but it actually grew and I realized the name ...3 hours ago
Ever watch any of the Bravo reality series " The Real Housewives of New York"?
It would be difficult for anyone outside the Forbes 400 to live that kind of lifestyle. However, in your social circle there are plenty of people who compete fiercely to “keep up with the Joneses.”
You make a good living. You socialize with your peers. How do you play the game?
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