If you’re living and working in Greater Boston right now, there’s a good chance you’ve probably encountered at least one young person who’s full of potential, someone brimming with ideas and ambitions who you know you’re going to be keeping track of for years to come. This year, we’re hoping to highlight the work of 25 young people 25 and under. Know someone? We’re taking submissions now. More →

Ovuline raises $3.2M to help even more women make even more babies

Ovuline, the Boston-based developer of apps designed to help women track their fertility and pregnancy, has raised $3.2 million in a new funding round, according to Paris Wallace, the company’s chief executive and filings submitted to the Security and Exchange Committee on Friday.More →

Ed Sheeran and Beyonce perform together at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Panos Panay, chief of the school’s year-old Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship, sought out PureTech’s Sync Project after he heard its founders introduce their idea at SXSW this past March. Sync’s goal is to bring together neuroscientists who study music and the mind, and companies that track biometric data like heart-rate and body temperature. Together, the team would have unique, data-rich insights into how Beyonce’s latest track influences your heart rate, for example, or how Taylor Swift’s new album could shift your blood pressure.More →

Despite the fact that the majority of Americans have not taken any concrete steps to protect their privacy in this post-Snowden era, the Pew Research Center has found that the vast majority of Americans do care about their privacy and who has access to their information.

Ninety-three percent of Americans report that being in control of who can access their information is somewhat or very important to them. In addition, 90 percent say that what information is accessed, not just who can access that information, is important to them as well.More →