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2019 40 Under 40: Alejandra Zertuche

Technology News - 2 hours 48 min ago
Growing up in a family of entrepreneurs, she always knew she wanted to run a company.

2019 40 Under 40: Dax Moreno

Technology News - 2 hours 48 min ago
He once wanted to solve crimes. Now he solves business problems.

2019 40 Under 40: Eric Bell

Technology News - 2 hours 48 min ago
Eric Bell sees himself as a "trophy husband" in five years.

2019 40 Under 40: Chris Burney

Technology News - 2 hours 48 min ago
Bradley Cooper might play this 40 Under 40 honoree because he has the "right balance of humor, intensity, action, drama."

2019 40 Under 40: Kyle Metcalf

Technology News - 2 hours 53 min ago
When he isn’t building high-growth businesses, he can be found riding his motorcycle in the Texas Hill Country and spending time with his friends and family.

SpaceX launches first private mission to the moon

Technology News - 3 hours 53 min ago
SpaceX’s second mission of 2019 had a special passenger onboard: Beresheet — an Israeli lunar spacecraft that competed in the Google Lunar XPrize.

Innovators of the Year: Swatee Surve is gaming for treatment (Video)

Technology News - 3 hours 55 min ago
Swatee Surve's video game tackles anxiety and depression with the help of Socks the fox.

Longtime HP exec joining GE board

Technology News - 4 hours 8 min ago
Longtime Hewlett Packard executive Catherine “Cathie” A. Lesjak will join the board of Boston-based General Electric Co. on March 1, taking the spot left vacant by former GE CEO John Flannery. Lesjak, formerly the chief financial officer of HP Inc. (NYSE: HPQ), last year transitioned to interim chief operating officer at the Palo Alto, California-based company ahead of her retirement later this year.  “Cathie is a respected leader who is known for her independence and sound judgment, strong…

More regional cooperation needed in I-94 corridor: Gousha

Technology News - 4 hours 18 min ago
You don’t want to be that guy. You know, the one who rains on the parade. But here I am, offering a cautionary note on the surge in development and innovation along the Interstate 94 corridor, a story well-told in recent weeks by the Milwaukee Business Journal.

Amazon working with Bellevue, Kirkland to launch electric-autonomous van pool

Technology News - 6 hours 57 min ago
It’s part of an “open-arm policy” designed to turn Bellevue into self-driving car hub, according to the city’s Transportation Technology Partnership Manager Steve Marshall.

Google considered – but passed on – NC for latest expansion

Technology News - 8 hours 50 min ago
North Carolina was “aware” of Google’s site selection plans – plans that, as it turned out, would not involve the Tar Heel State this time around.

Drug giant Merck acquires Seattle biotech Immune Design for $300 million

Technology News - 8 hours 51 min ago
The deal comes four months after Immune Design Corp. halted its lead cancer vaccine trial and restructured its drug development plans.

AT&T leaving YouTube’s ad platform just weeks after rejoining amid child exploitation fears

Technology News - 8 hours 58 min ago
AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) is pulling advertising from Google’s YouTube – again – as concerns mount over videos and child exploitation. “Until Google can protect our brand from offensive content of any kind, we are removing all advertising from YouTube,” the company said in an emailed statement. AT&T is joining several other high-profile companies, including Nestle and Epic Games, that jumped off the video service, according to media reports. Concerns were raised recently that pedophiles…

‘Geosaurus’: T-REX begins construction of new geospatial center

Technology News - 8 hours 59 min ago
Local officials expect the new center to help provide talent for organizations like Bayer and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, estimating that companies located in the facility will create over 5,000 new jobs by 2026.

Koch CFO: Top-down discipline key to company's acquisition strategy

Technology News - 9 hours 7 min ago
Steve Feilmeier says deals have to do more than look like a good strategic fit.

How an 'exploding market' led Lytics CEO to raise $35M

Technology News - 9 hours 9 min ago
The latest round brings the company's total investment to $58.2 million.

Kauffman Foundation doubles down on LaunchCode

Technology News - 9 hours 16 min ago
The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation has doubled down on its financial commitment to LaunchCode's Kansas City program with a $300,000 grant.  The St. Louis-based tech organization not only offers tech education, it connects aspiring technologists to apprenticeships at area companies. LaunchCode expanded into the Kansas City market in 2016, with a $150,000 grant from the Kauffman Foundation and $250,000 from the Missouri Technology Corp. The new grant will support LaunchCode's educational programming…

Get a look at TitletownTech in Green Bay: Slideshow

Technology News - 9 hours 18 min ago
Construction is nearly complete on TitletownTech in the shadows of Lambeau Field as the unique joint venture between the Green Bay Packers and technology giant Microsoft Corp. Check out the attached slideshow to see progress on the work space. The Packers, Microsoft and other partners are investing $20 million to $25 million in TitletownTech, an ambitious venture that combines elements of an incubator, an accelerator and a venture capital fund. Opening later this year, it’s part of the team’s…

City looking again to local tech startups to address civic issues

Technology News - 9 hours 31 min ago
The city of San Antonio issued a request for proposals for its CivTechSA residency program, in which technology startups are matched with city departments for 16 weeks in an effort to develop new tools that could be later sold to the municipality. Reckon Point LLC is one San Antonio-based tech startup that participated in the residency last year. It used indoor GPS-like technology to provide a 3D map of San Antonio International Airport’s terminal and car rental lot. Meanwhile, local tech company…

Google considered – but passed on – NC for latest expansion

Technology News - 9 hours 38 min ago
North Carolina was “aware” of Google’s site selection plans – plans that, as it turned out, would not involve the Tar Heel State this time around.