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Gartner's Top 10 Internet Of Things Technologies For 2017 & 2018

• Gartner predicts that low-power short-range networks will dominate wireless IoT connectivity through 2025, far outnumbering connections using wide-area IoT networks.<br>• For enterprises to adopt and gain the full value of these technologies, significantly higher investments in training are …

Internet of Things

Your FitBit knows when you’re pregnant before you do

When a gadget seems to be broken, our first instinct is to often head to a forum or contact tech support for help. One man recently turned to Reddit when his wife’s FitBit seemed to not be operating properly and got a big surprise: He’s going to be a dad.<p>In the post, Reddit user YoungPTone …

Customer Service

50 Austin startups to watch in 2016

As we reported last week, 2015 was another year of healthy growth for Austin's digital technology sector. Many young companies matured through new …

Startups

Theranos blood-testing lab poses 'immediate' risk – US government

‘Immediate corrective action’ is needed at the blood-testing firm’s California lab, a health agency has told the Silicon Valley unicorn<p>Theranos has been hit with yet another major setback after a US government health agency described its blood-testing technology as posing “immediate jeopardy” to …

Genetic Engineering

Uber-Style Service for Kids Gets $10 Million In Funding

An Uber-style car service exclusively for children just raised $10 million in funding and hired away a key executive from Uber LA.<p>The Los …

Startups

The 10 Most Innovative Companies in the World | Inc.com

How do you measure innovation?<p>The number of U.S. patents filed is one indicator of a business's ability to bring innovation to market, and by that measure, Samsung Electronics was the most innovative company in the world last year, <i>USA Today</i> reports. The South Korea-based tech giant filed 8,090 …

South Korea

Theranos: An Innovation Darling's Fall From Grace?

U.S. health inspectors found a number of problems during an inspection at a major facility belonging to Theranos, the innovation darling of the …

Glaxo Mulling $1B Deal with Qualcomm

<b>British drug giant GlaxoSmithKline may be looking to look beyond the humble pill by considering a merger with chipmaker and digital health pioneer</b> …

General Motors Salvages Ride-Hailing Company Sidecar for Parts

General Motors Co. is following up its $500 million bet on Lyft Inc. with another flashy, though far less costly, move to fortify itself against the …

Daimler AG

'BLOOD IN THE WATER' — 90% of the billion-dollar unicorn startups are in trouble

Jim Breyer, the venture capitalist who made a fortune investing early in Facebook, is optimistic about the long-term picture for the technology industry.<p>He's particularly bullish on artificial intelligence, and he says his firm isn't investing in anything that doesn't have a smart data analytics …

Venture Capital

Why the social media ‘buy button’ is still there, even though most never use it

In the past year, there’s been a flurry of experimentation with “buy buttons,” a way for social-media sites to allow users to purchase cocktail dresses, throw blankets, candle-making kits and sundry other items from retailers without leaving the social network. Pinterest launched “buyable pins” in …

eCommerce

Two Digital Banks Launch in a Single Day

Today seems like a good day to launch a digital bank. At least, that’s what two banks decided this week. This morning, Barcelona-based CaixaBank …

Millennials

Drone Startup Funding Approaches $500M In 2015

The drone industry took off in 2015, reaching an all-time high in funding in Q3'15, and deals in Q4'15.<p>Drone startups raised just over $450M in …

Drones

Annex Business Media | Canada | Publishing | Printing | Magazine | B2B

<b>Editor – On-Site</b><p>Annex Business Media, Canada’s largest B2B media company, is currently looking for a seasoned content creator to join its successful …

Gartner BI Magic Quadrant 2015 Spots Market Turmoil

As companies embrace Tableau and Qlik, will the reporting platforms like BusinessObjects, Cognos, and MicroStrategy be left behind? Gartner sees …

Big Data

2015 Was Best-Ever Year for M&A; This Year Looks Good Too

After a record-breaking year for acquisitions, executives are looking for more.<p>Buyers splashed out $3.8 trillion on mergers and acquisitions in 2015, …

Health Care