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Space-Time Insight closes $20M for its big, visual data platform

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>A San Mateo, Calif.-based startup called Space-Time Insight has raised a $20 million series C investment round led by …

Apple closes in on China Mobile's 700 million subscribers with iPhone approval

All signs point to an imminent deal<p>Yesterday, many expected Apple CEO Tim Cook to announce that the company had finally partnered with China Mobile, the world’s largest mobile provider, to sell its devices into its previously untapped market of 700 million subscribers. But even though plans for the …

Healthcare.gov: Code Developed by the People and for the People, Released Back to the People

This new flagship federal .gov website is "open by design, open by default." That's a huge win for the American people.<p>Healthcare.gov<p>As the first website to be demonstrated by a sitting President of the United States, Healthcare.gov already occupies an unusual place in history. In October, it will …

E.O. Wilson's Advice for Future Scientists

In his new book, <i>Letters to a Young Scientist</i>, biologist and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Edward O. Wilson aims to inspire a new generation of scientists. Among his observations and advice: Geniuses don't make the best scientists, and don't worry if you aren't good at math.<p>Transcript<p>IRA FLATOW, …

Podcast: George Church on genomics

A few weeks ago some of my colleagues and I recorded a conversation with George Church, a Harvard University geneticist and one of the founders of …

Caremerge gets $2M for senior care coordination

Caremerge, a Chicago-based company building software for assisted living facilities, <b>has raised $2.1 million in funding from European investors</b>. …

10 more states join federal drive to share patient records during disasters

This week, states in the South, East, and Midwest said they would make their health information exchanges stronger and more useful through the Direct …

AARP, LivePitch Media Announce Ten Start-Up Finalists for 2013 Health Innovation@50+ Taking Place May 31 in Las Vegas

AARP and LivePitch Media today announced the 10 startup finalists for the second annual AARP Health Innovation @50+ LivePitch - http://health50.org - …

UCSF Creates Center for Digital Health Innovation, Names Director to Lead It

UC San Francisco is creating a Center for Digital Health Innovation (CDHI) to lead the transformation of health care delivery and discovery from …

Docurated Is An Enterprise Service To Search And Collect The Data You Need From Your Files

Docurated is a enterprise tool targeted towards enterprise users — it is publicly launching onstage at Disrupt NY. It aggregates all your documents in one place, turning them into a beautiful searchable and customizable database. Docurated will now provide Dropbox integration as well.<p>“We don’t need …

Mobile Enterprise Startup Workspot Lets Employees Securely Work From Whatever Device They Want

Mobile enterprise startups are like unicorns. Nearly every VC I talk to wants to have a bet in this space, yet there really aren’t that many new candidates each year.<p>Everyone knows that workers are bringing their own devices to work and want to use their personal tablets or phones instead of …

Stop Forgetting The Important Stuff From Your Meetings, Thanks To Retrace

It’s possible that you are an incredibly organized person who remembers everything important from your meetings, and you’re part of an incredibly organized team where every post-meeting task is communicated clearly. But … maybe not. Maybe stuff slips through the cracks. That’s where Retrace, an app …

Rap Genius Is Getting Into Breaking News Analysis With News Genius

The founders of lyric website Rap Genius revealed today that they’re starting to move into annotating news content too, under the name News Genius.<p>They were onstage at Disrupt NY, where they gave a surreal, joke-y interview without too much detail about what News Genius actually is. Co-founder …

Tapestry, The App To Help Seniors Stay Connected, Raises Further $400k To Bring Its Wares To iOS Ahead Of U.S. Launch

Australian startup Tapestry, which makes an app for Android tablets to help seniors stay connected to family members, has raised $400,000 in new funding in the form of a grant from Commercialisation Australia — capital it will use to extend its wares to iOS (and beyond tablets), add additional …

Fred Wilson: Money Is Information, Like Bits, And We Want To Invest In Ways Of Moving It

Fred Wilson, legendary New York venture capitalist and partner at Union Square Ventures, is the latest VC to highlight his interest in startups that help move money, “an area that is still very much up for grabs,” in his opinion. “Money is information, like bits,” he said today, giving currency a …

Fred Wilson says the best entrepreneurs are ‘crazy but mentally healthy’

NEW YORK CITY — New York VC Fred Wilson always likes to share his insights to a wide audience. Today at TechCrunch Disrupt NY, not only did he talk about why Foursquare is doing fine, but he also shared what he thinks makes a good entrepreneur — being a little crazy.<p>Wilson is the cofounder of Union …

Report: Proportion of women angel investors rose in 2012

Are women shaking up angel investment? That could be one conclusion made from a new report showing that the proportion of active women angel …

Health IT News from Federal Agencies and Capitol Hill

Keith Nakasone GSA’s Deputy Commissioner for Acquisition Operations in the Office of Information Technology https://www.gsa.gov, said, “GSA realizes …

HAPIfork: eat slowly, feel better

Studies have shown that the problem is not only WHAT we eat but also <b>HOW FAST we eat</b>. Meet HAPIfork, the world’s first smart fork! This connected …

The Wikipedia of Biomarkers: Interview with Jean-Emmanuel Bibault and Charles Ferté, Co-Founders of CancerDriver

Every year nearly 13 million people in the world are diagnosed with cancer. 7.6 million die from it, making it the leading cause of death in …

Wireless Implantable Light Source Helps Demonstrate Cellular Release of Dopamine

Optogenetics, a new science of embedding genes into animals that code for light sensitive proteins, has the potential to help us study and one day …

Creating a transparent brain | Kurzweil

Three-dimensional view of stained hippocampus showing fluorescent-expressing neurons (green), connecting interneurons (red) and supporting glia …

On Product Development with HealthTap's Sean Mehra

On Product Development with HealthTap’s Sean Mehra<p><i>We spoke with Sean Mehra, Head of Product at HealthTap, about product development in health tech,</i> …

With $1.1 Million In Funding, YC-Backed CrowdMed Launches To Crowdsource Medical Diagnoses

Y Combinator-backed startup CrowdMed hopes to use the wisdom of the crowds to speed up and lower the cost of diagnosing rare medical conditions. By crowdsourcing medical data and applying some patented predictive technology, the company believes it can help users identify illnesses that had …

Digital health investment firm Aberdare taps Mohit Kaushal as partner

Aberdare Ventures, one of the most active investment firms in digital health, announced that Dr. Mohit Kaushal has joined as a partner. Kaushal most …

TEDMED 2013 Day 1 - The Paradox of Design in Medicine and Inspiration from Seventy-Two Thousand Nadis

We’re here at TEDMED 2013, excited to be part of a unique group of people passionate about the future of medicine and curious to walk the path that …

What do seniors need? StartUp Health and AARP collaboration hopes to give startups better insights

So many healthcare entrepreneurs have a story to share about a sick grandparent and how their recent experiences alerted them to certain shortcomings …