CrisisNET speedily aggregates social data in disaster situations Not-for-profit software company Ushahidi has launched CrisNET, an open-source platform that it claims will dramatically reduce the amount
Starbucks plans to install Powermat's wireless charging stations at its coffee stores across the US. After a small pilot run with these "Powermat Spots" — small circles that are seamlessly implanted in
It makes Prime seem like a better value, and that's everything Amazon is getting into the streaming music game. The company has officially launched Prime Music, a new service that offers Prime customers
As many European countries see protests of scale against the popular, and controversial-to-some, ride-share service Uber, the company is seeing massive interest in its offerings. Media coverage of the
BuzzFeed editor Ben Smith came up to Cambridge this week and gave a talk at the Nieman Foundation about the site’s evolution from a meme factory into a meme factory that also reports on events in the peninsula.
1. Walmart brought in $476 billion for revenue in the year that ended Jan. 31, 2014, topping Exxon Mobil in the Fortune 500 for a second year. That's more than the combined annual revenues of Apple, Target,
With a seemingly sustainable business, plenty of capital, and crucial momentum, Dropbox seemed poised only months ago to be 2014's next big tech IPO. Entering the second half of the year, the company's
Meet Pepper, the £1,000 robot that will read your emotions Like the Tin Man in The Wizard Of Oz, the robot community has finally found its heart. This time around it's not made of sawdust-stuffed silk.