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Startup Developing Birth Control Drugs That Can Be Used By Both Men And Women

The birth control drug that a startup is creating can supposedly prevent pregnancies in several ways. It can do so without the hormone-related side effects.

Feature | Health April 7, 2019

U.S. Air Force Offers Launchpad To 3D-Printed Rocket Start-Up

Relativity Space entered a contract with the U.S. Air Force for the exclusive use of Launch Complex 16, or LC-16. The company's 3D-printed rocket will be launched in 2020.

Business Tech January 19, 2019

500 Startups Changes Leadership As Sexual Harassment Shakes Silicon Valley

500 Startups co-founder Dave McClure has resigned after admitting he was a 'creep' and hit on women in work-related environments. Amid the whole sexual harassment matter, Christine Tsai took over as CEO.

Business Tech July 4, 2017

Lab-Grown Meat? Tyson Foods Launches $150 Million Venture Capital Fund For Startups To Focus On Meatless Future

Tyson Foods launched a $150 million capital fund for startups. The company's aim for the project is to target institutions with innovative ideas with high potential.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 7, 2016

Modal VR: Atari Cofounder Nolan Bushnell Enters VR Space With New Startup

Atari cofounder Nolan Bushnell launched a new virtual reality startup with Jason Crawford called Modal VR, with Crawford acting as chief executive. The platform features support for multiple users simultaneously and is aimed at businesses.

Wearable Tech October 13, 2016

Google Opening San Francisco Startup Incubator To Bridge The Gap Between Silicon Valley And Startups Worldwide

Google announced that it wants to assist global startups into growing harmoniously, and that is why the company will deploy a new office building in San Francisco. The facility will bridge the gap between Silicon Valley names and young IT businesses.

Google August 19, 2016

Apple's $200 Million Turi Acquisition To Challenge Google, Amazon And Facebook In Pervasive Computing

Apple continues its march toward better virtual assistants with the purchase of Turi, an AI startup. The race is on against rivals such as Google, Amazon or Facebook, but Apple lately bought itself some aces to keep up its sleeve.

Apple August 6, 2016

South Korea Looks To Entice Foreign Startups This Summer With A New Program

The country intends to invest nearly $3.7 billion in the startup industry over the course of the next three years.

Business Tech May 13, 2016

Latch Is The Smart Lock For Luxury Apartment Buildings And Tech-Loving Offices

The New York-based startup Latch reported it has received $16 million in funding to now be able to start manufacturing its first smart lock targeted for high-end buildings.

FUTURE TECH February 10, 2016

Sesame Workshop Launches Venture Capital Arm That Will Invest In Children's Education Startups

Sesame Workshop teamed up with the early startup investor Collaborative Fund to launch a new $10 million venture capital arm that will invest in tech startups aimed at children's education.

Start Ups February 1, 2016

PM Malcolm Turnbull Announces $806 Million Package To Boost Innovation In Australia

The Innovation and Science Agenda aims to encourage more startup to take bigger risks for growth and expansion. Prime minister Malcolm Turnbull put incentives on the shift from mining boom to ideas boom, pushing the country to become more innovative.

Business December 7, 2015

In-N-Out Burger Sues Startup DoorDash Over Trademark Violation

The popular fast food franchise is suing the startup online delivery service over trademark infringement, misrepresentation and tampering with the quality of their products.

Legal November 12, 2015

Target Partners With Techstars To Launch A Startup Accelerator Program

Target is best known for its retail stores, but now the company is getting into the startup game. Target has partnered with Techstars to launch an accelerator program that's focused on retail startups.

Start Ups October 19, 2015

Wheeliz Startup Is The Uber Alternative For People With Disabilities: Peer-To-Peer Wheelchair Adapted Car Rental

Transportation can be a real struggle for people with disabilities, as they can't just get any ride or rent any car. A promising startup called Wheeliz aims to provide a decent solution with a peer-to-peer wheelchair adapted car rental service, helping people with disabilities share rides or rent vehicles that are adapted for wheelchairs.

Start Ups October 5, 2015

Agrilyst Declared Winner of Disrupt SF 2015

The Disrupt SF 2015 Cup goes to a greenhouse data sensor startup company from New York.

Internet Culture September 25, 2015

Samsung Reveals 'Secret Ingredient' For Open Innovation And Its Future As A Company Integrating Hardware And Software

Samsung has revealed its 'secret ingredient' for open innovation and its evolution as a company, reiterating how essential startups are for integrating software and hardware.

Business September 23, 2015

Telefónica Wants To Let Computers Choose Which Startups To Invest In

Telefónica, in a partnership with BigML, is looking to organize a startup battle that will be curated and judged by a computer algorithm.

Start Ups August 12, 2015

Twitter Snags Machine Learning Startup Whetlab: What's The Plan?

Twitter acquires Whetlab, a Cambridge-based machine learning startup, as way to accelerate the company’s internal machine learning efforts. Running on a closed beta, the Whetlab site is scheduled for a shut down on July 15, 2015.

Business June 19, 2015

Save And Share Mother’s And Father’s Day Memories With Keepy App For iOS And Android

Save and share special moments from your child's life using the Keepy app for iOS and pre-installed on the Samsung Galaxy S6.

Feature May 14, 2015

Amazon Preparing To Take On IoT With 2lemetry Purchase

Amazon finalizes its acquisition of the startup company 2lemetry. The move is in line with Amazon's expansion of its cloud service into the Internet of Things.

Deals March 13, 2015

Uber vs. Lyft: Which Car-Hailing App Is Best For You

We breakdown the pros and cons of Uber and Lyft to see what ride-sharing app is the best for your lifestyle, your conscious and your wallet.

Feature February 18, 2015

A Dating App More Exclusive Than Tinder Just Raised $2.1 Million

Tinder can often be hit or miss, but it doesn't have to be that way. A new dating app called The League hopes to keep things more exclusive by curating members.

Internet Culture January 23, 2015

Business Tech Spotlight: Brilliant Basics Is all About Software Solutions

Brilliant Basics is a company that aims to create software solutions for any company that needs it. From creating a children's app to helping big banks with marketing analytics, it wants to focus on real products that ship quickly.

Start Ups January 12, 2015

LittleBits DIY Smart Home Kit Will Make You Feel Smart: Here's How

The startup company littleBits has released a new electronic DIY kit that can make old home appliances work smarter. The kit includes a number of easy-to-assemble projects with brand new littleBits modules.

FUTURE TECH November 19, 2014

Uber chief: We're just competitive and not well understood

Uber isn't a startup anymore, but it's not far from one either, says Uber CEO Travis Kalanick. Uber has to maintain its scrappy mentality to continue to grow, says Kalanick.

Business September 8, 2014

Cisco bets $150 mn on Internet of Things startups but what is it really?

Cisco is hoping that another $150 million for Internet of Things will help startups. But many wonder if it is too much.

Business May 8, 2014

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