Silicon Valley Bank is going to pony up $30,000 toward the state’s program for keeping foreign-born entrepreneurs in Massachusetts. That follows a $100,000 check that state legislators wrote for the Global EIR initiative.More →
That didn’t take long. Apple’s move to allow ad-blocking extensions to be used with its mobile version of the Safari web browser — a move interpreted as a direct shot at Google — apparently resonated with Apple users, who are rushing to download the ad blockers from the App Store.More →
Lyft has teamed up with Chinese startup Didi Kuaidi Joint Co. to allow users of each app to allow users to hail rides from driver of the other app when they are traveling, the Wall Street Journal reported. Both are worried that Uber is making a big bet on the Chinese market.More →
Smartphone users now have more than 165,000 apps available to help them stay healthy or monitor a medical condition, but just three dozen account for nearly half of all downloads, according to a new report.More →
Eran Gronich invited me over to breakfast at MassChallenge’s waterfront offices a few weeks ago. I brought an iced coffee, and Gronich supplied a spread of crackers, rice, marinara sauce, and flour – all made from fruit fly larvae.
It would have been rude not to at least have a few bites, right?More →