A report on investments in so-called "Frontier Technologies" — space, drones and virtual reality — shows they are up dramatically with Google and its venture arm as leading players. Read more »
The construction of a new high school at The Lab School may look pretty typical — until you meet the most unique worker on the site.
SAM100, which stands for semi-automated mason, is increasing productivity for Clark Construction Group LLC as the world's first commercially available robot used for on-site brick placement. Clark began work in November 2014 on a 29,000-square-foot high school in ...12 hours ago
You’ve worked hard on your product. You undoubtedly know it cold. But when you have a product with a health benefit, no one is buying it because it has a cool feature or backlit face.
Innovative features are no longer reasons to buy. As technology becomes more advanced the features become more meaningless.
Things need to be validated in a new way, especially when there’s a premium price ...12 hours ago
Investments in unmanned aircraft startups are taking off, with a $60 million funding of a Chinese drone company by Intel Corp. as the latest example.
Santa Clara-based chip giant Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) invested in Yuneec, a Shanghai company founded by Tian Yu that claims its drones are so easy to use they can be flown almost right out of the box by inexperienced pilots.
I picked the headline, "Why people want to talk about failure," but perhaps it's more accurate to say, "Why people want to watch other people talk about failure."
About 50 members of Milwaukee's entrepreneurial community crowded into the Ward 4 startup hub Tuesday for a panel on "Failing Forward," part of Milwaukee's 1 Million Cups startup meetup series. The event, moderated by me, featured ...15 hours ago
A Tempe-based mobile app service that stores and ships frequent business travelers' luggage is going international.
Dufl, which takes the hassle out of dealing with luggage at the airport for regular business travelers, expanded internationally this week to business hubs in western Europe and Canada, as well as Singapore, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Sydney, Melbourne and Bermuda. Other large business ...15 hours ago
The beleaguered content discovery company StumbleUpon is taking a new direction — and is asking for your suggestions on where to go.
In a blog post titled ‘ Changes at StumbleUpon’, Uber co-founder Garrett Camp wrote that he is taking a majority stake in the company, and hinted at significant upheaval: “Some difficult changes to the product and company will be needed, and these changes ...16 hours ago
Shaking up the $12 billion vitamin industry is no easy task. The benefits of nutritional supplements are often questioned, and brand loyalty is low.
Enter OLLY — a young but growing nutrition company based in San Francisco. It rolled out bright and bold containers of gummy vitamins to all 1,800 Target stores in April, and expects to reach $10 million in revenue by the end of this year.
“If ...17 hours ago
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