With a third competitor out of the running, on-demand valet startups are competing nationwide for your car keys. Read more »
BOSTON — Now here's a startup with no overhead costs.
Kyle Waring, the entrepreneur behind the website that advertise that it could ship Boston's snow anywhere in the U.S., has a new idea.
The business model:
Healthcare startup Bright.md, a StartX company, could be getting ready to hit new heights.
The Portland company beat out 30 other firms for the "solution of choice" designation from AVIA, a Chicago healthcare consulting firm. The honor gives Bright.md a chance to sign on several major hospitals and health systems as customers.
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Two weeks ago, I was out with a comedian friend of mine who didn't have anything nice to say about Josh Ostrovsky, a.k.a. "the Fat Jew" on Instagram. Ostrovsky had irked plenty of people by taking various ideas and posting them, without giving credit where it's due. And since a lot of what he put up on Instagram ...8 hours ago
SAN FRANCISCO — We’ve all heard the old rule of thumb that you shouldn’t spend more than 30 percent of your income on rent. In San Francisco, that rule no longer seems to apply — even for highly paid, senior-level tech workers.
According to a study by the rental app RadPad, mid- to senior-level engineers at "unicorn" companies in San Francisco — including Square, Uber or Stripe — need ...9 hours ago
DALLAS — At Toyota’s North American headquarters in Torrance, California, the automaker occupies a traditional office building, constructed in the early 1980s. About 80 percent of it is personal workspace — a mix of cubicles and offices. The other 20 percent is primarily conference rooms.
“That doesn’t cut it in today’s world,” Toyota’s North American CEO Jim Lentz told me in an ...10 hours ago
SEATTLE — Technology job growth is leading to a booming housing market in some U.S. metro areas, but the backlash against the rising cost of home ownership may finally be taking its toll.
In Seattle, the percentage of residents who think now is a good time to buy a house dropped to 51 percent midway through the year, down from 57 percent at the start, according to the Zillow (Nasdaq: Z, ZG) ...10 hours ago
COLUMBUS — Ohio State University officials are correct to say royalties and licensing revenue from research aren't the best indicators of economic impact from research, says the head of the national trade group for university commercialization.
“The money comes later, but it’s not the main reason we do this," Fred Reinhart, president of the Association of University Technology Managers. ...11 hours ago
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