Adam Enbar, one of the cofounders of New York City coding program Flatiron School, is no stranger to Boston. The Harvard Business School graduate did stints at HubSpot and CRV (when it was still known as Charles River Ventures) before heading to New York to start, with Avi Flombaum, what has become one of the model programming schools in the country. Read MoreBain in BlueBain Capital acquires California-based security company Blue Coat Systems
"Hal, order sushi for two tonight."
A Westford startup called Every Labs is working on the artificially intelligent food-ordering app of the future. While the company's Chef Nightly app isn't yet publicly available, a handful of Bostonians have been testing it in recent weeks. And the company has already raised early funding from the startup incubator Blade and Boston Syndicates, a group that includes individual investors and the Cambridge venture capital firm Atlas Venture.
There are many steps along the pathway to producing a successful and profitable gadget, and one of the biggest pitfalls is the actual building of the prototype. Even with a great idea and adequate funding, a startup can go under due to a less-than-successful initial product. Read MoreNew Member to the Billion Dollar ClubSimpliVity raises $175 million, is now valued over $1 billion
It has been one year since Waltham-based Actifio raised $100 million in investment funding, valuing the company at more than $1 billion and elevating it to "unicorn" status — meaning that it is privately held and has raised investment funding that values the company at more than $1 billion. Today, Westborough-based tech infrastructure company SimpliVity joins the unicorn list. Read More
An ultra-thin Macbook laptop and the Apple Watch were the stars of Apple’s Monday media event in San Francisco. But the company also introduced a new suite of apps for the iPhone that could turn the device into a research tool and transform the way researchers study disease.
Massachusetts General Hospital and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute were among the partners who worked with Apple on the five inaugural research apps. They will track asthma, breast cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and Parkinson’s disease, and were built with Apple’s new tool, ResearchKit. Read MoreStartups are seeking access to city's startup czar
Apple Inc. made its long-awaited entry into the moribund smartwatch market on Monday, showing off a new wrist-mounted device it hopes will become the first such gadget to become a mass-market hit.
The new Apple Watch features a sleek design that looks far more elegant than many rival smartwatches. It also features an upscale price tag -- $349 for the least expensive model, rising to $10,000 or more for an elite version crafted from solid gold.
Read MoreCh-ch-ch-Changes...Change Collective is trying to become the edX of health and wellness
Are you trying to lose weight and finding your attempts unsuccessful? Or struggling to maintain your work/life balance or reach the zen of inbox zero? You might need some help rethinking how you're approaching your goals.
Change Collective, a Boston-based startup that launched last year with $1.4 million in funding, is working to put informed health and life betterment programs as close as the mobile phone in your pocket.