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Three U.S. Hospitals Hit in String of Ransomware Attacks

Three U.S. hospitals were hit hard this week by "ransomware" attacks that brought down their systems — the latest providers of medical care to be targeted in this way.<p>The servers for Chino Valley Medical Center and Desert Valley Hospital, both in California, were running normally again by Wednesday …

Ransomware

Startups Are NOT Glamorous – They Run on Fear

<b>Sex, Drugs and Rock& Roll, but not for all.</b><p><b>Entrepreneurs are the new rock stars</b>. Or so it appears. The newest role-model is David Karp, founder of …

This startup captured $200 million of people’s savings by turning financial advice into an algorithm

Imagine if poring over your finances were as easy as using your favorite app, or smartphone—or any of today’s crisply designed technologies that make life easier, smarter and more efficient.<p>Such is the task of Betterment CEO Jon Stein, who believes the financial services industry is actually making …

Capital Factory: The center of Austin’s startup scene

It’s not a stretch to say that Alex Smith pretty much lives at Capital Factory.<p>The 21-year-old entrepreneur, who is working on his second software …

Startups

The Biotech Venture Capital Math Problem

Everyone has heard of the monster returns to some venture funds from high-flyng social media and technology companies: Facebook’s potential 800x for Accel, Google’s 350x for KPCB and Sequoia, Zynga’s 100x+ for Union Square, Foundry, and Avalon. These single big tech wins returned (or will return) …

Sheets of virus generate electricity when squished

The biomaterial could one day power electronics using our body movements.<p>Squishing a stack of virus sheets generates enough electricity to power a …

Enterprises: you building your own websites? If so, you should know Pantheon ...

<b>Enterprises: you building your own websites? If so, you should know Pantheon</b><p>Pantheon is used by thousands of big organizations to manage and build …

Embryonic stem cells: Advance in medical human cloning

<b>Human cloning has been used to produce early embryos, marking a "significant step" for medicine, say US scientists.</b><p>The cloned embryos were used as a source of stem cells, which can make new heart muscle, bone, brain tissue or any other type of cell in the body.<p>The study, published in the journal …

Genetics

Human embryonic stem cells created from adult tissue for first time

Scientists have used the cloning technique that led to Dolly the sheep to turn human skin into embryonic stem cells – which can make any tissue in …

Startup Healthfundr wants to bring equity crowdfunding to medical technology

Health entrepreneurs looking for relatively small amounts of seed funding can turn to crowdfunding sites like Medstartr or Health Tech Hatch. But if …

These Startups May Have Blown It By Turning Down $100 Million

In Silicon Valley, common sense is replaced by an irrational desire to create an extraordinary company like Google or Facebook. For 99.99% of entrepreneurs, that mentality is profoundly stupid and the pursuit of a billion-dollar company has cost many founders life-changing fortunes.<p>Here are four …

Startups