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Vision Assistance Startup Aira Inking Deals With UCSD, Retail Stores

VISION ASSISTANCE STARTUP AIRA INKING DEALS WITH UCSD, RETAIL STORES

Students and shoppers will soon be using technology developed by Aira, a San Diego startup that links vision-impaired people with “visual...

 
 
 
Living on the Edge: Amazon, AT&T, Packet Pursue “Cloudlet” Computing

LIVING ON THE EDGE: AMAZON, AT&T, PACKET PURSUE “CLOUDLET” COMPUTING

The word “cloud”-as in cloud computing, and cloud storage-has served as a handy shorthand term, but it has always been inherently vague...

 
 
 
Amazon, Walmart Planning to Add Hundreds of Tech Jobs in San Diego

AMAZON, WALMART PLANNING TO ADD HUNDREDS OF TECH JOBS IN SAN DIEGO

San Diego has found itself to be the latest front in the ongoing Amazon-Walmart battle. Walmart made its name with brick-and-mortar...

Robotic Kitchen Startup Spyce Grabs $21M to Open More Restaurants

ROBOTIC KITCHEN STARTUP SPYCE GRABS $21M TO OPEN MORE RESTAURANTS

Spyce plans to open more restaurants along the East Coast featuring its “robotic kitchen” system, thanks to a fresh infusion of $21...

 
 
 
Wireless Internet Firms Take On Big Telecoms in Cities and Suburbs

WIRELESS INTERNET FIRMS TAKE ON BIG TELECOMS IN CITIES AND SUBURBS

If you're a city dweller, and unhappy with the big company that provides your Internet connection, chances are good there's a scrappy...

 
 
 
Epic, CEO Faulkner Confront Life as a Big Tech Company in 2018

EPIC, CEO FAULKNER CONFRONT LIFE AS A BIG TECH COMPANY IN 2018

Almost all of Epic Systems' growth during the nearly four decades the healthcare software powerhouse has been in business has come...

SoftBank Taps Affectiva to Boost Pepper Robot's Emotional IQ

SOFTBANK TAPS AFFECTIVA TO BOOST PEPPER ROBOT'S EMOTIONAL IQ

Teaching robots to recognize human emotions and react appropriately is one of the grandest ambitions in robotics. Companies have made...

 
 
 
Get Physical: Houston's Kanthaka Offers Personal Trainers in an Hour

GET PHYSICAL: HOUSTON'S KANTHAKA OFFERS PERSONAL TRAINERS IN AN HOUR

Houston -The excuses can come easy when it comes to exercising regularly. Kanthaka founder and CEO Sylvie Kampshoff wants to eliminate...

 
 
 
LUM Wins Startup Pitch Contest, Earns Shot at Silicon Valley VCs

LUM WINS STARTUP PITCH CONTEST, EARNS SHOT AT SILICON VALLEY VCS

Live Undiscovered Music , a Madison, WI-based startup whose software helps users discover new music and share it with friends, captured...

 
 
 
Bird Takes Scooters Off Milwaukee Streets, Agrees to Work With City

BIRD TAKES SCOOTERS OFF MILWAUKEE STREETS, AGREES TO WORK WITH CITY

Five weeks after Bird put a fleet of about 100 motorized scooters in Milwaukee , the company says it's pulling the vehicles off of...

The Technology Behind Fighting California's Fires & Other Disasters

THE TECHNOLOGY BEHIND FIGHTING CALIFORNIA'S FIRES & OTHER DISASTERS

As wildfires continued to burn across the length of California this month, Gov. Jerry Brown urged residents to stay on the alert and...

 
 
 
With Etsy Wholesale Offline, Stockabl Aims to Fill Gap For Makers

WITH ETSY WHOLESALE OFFLINE, STOCKABL AIMS TO FILL GAP FOR MAKERS

Houston -While studying for her PhD in biomedical sciences, Adrianne Stone took up jewelry-making as a stress reliever and side hustle,...

For Women Only: E-Retail Subscription Firm Athena Club Raises $3.8M

FOR WOMEN ONLY: E-RETAIL SUBSCRIPTION FIRM ATHENA CLUB RAISES $3.8M

[Updated 7/31/18 7:46 am. The story and headline has been changed to reflect an updated amount.] Athena Club, a subscription program...

 
 
 
LevelUp's Winding Path Pays Off With $390M Sale to Grubhub

LEVELUP'S WINDING PATH PAYS OFF WITH $390M SALE TO GRUBHUB

LevelUp is the latest startup story to end in an acquisition. The company has gone through several transformations since it was founded...