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Entrepreneur’s [life]time management app helps users put goals in perspective

Entrepreneur’s [life]time management app helps users put goals in perspective

August 3, 2013 12:45 pm by | 2 Comments

Is your favorite to-do list app not long-term enough for you? Then meet Bucket Lister — a to-do list app that focuses on the big picture and has a timer…


‘Smart diapers’ can detect UTIs, other health issues in young children

‘Smart diapers’ can detect UTIs, other health issues in young children

July 10, 2013 11:38 am by | 0 Comments

The discussion around “wearable technology” is dominated by Google Glass, smart watches, and fitness trackers. But diapers — yes, diapers — may end up being a more practical use of…



Don’t like the glasses? Telescopic contact lens in the works, magnifies view 2.8X

Don’t like the glasses? Telescopic contact lens in the works, magnifies view 2.8X

July 8, 2013 10:47 am by | 0 Comments

While the wearable technology conversation has been recently dominated by Google Glass and Apple’s “iWatch,” other devices are being developed that could blow those out of the water for real-world…


Google Glass updates: web browsing, new voice commands, Gmail integration

Google Glass updates: web browsing, new voice commands, Gmail integration

July 1, 2013 4:04 pm by | 0 Comments

Google Glass’s software has been steadily receiving updates that let the wearer do more with the device. Today, Google announced it has added its first take on web browsing and…


Microsoft courts app developers to make innovative 3D printing software

Microsoft courts app developers to make innovative 3D printing software

June 27, 2013 2:02 pm by | 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO — One of the most pleasant surprises today at Microsoft Build was the news that Windows 8.1 will natively support 3D printing. While the first wave of info…


‘No strategic move’ for ZocDoc’s $55M convertible debt note

‘No strategic move’ for ZocDoc’s $55M convertible debt note

June 25, 2013 12:30 pm by | 0 Comments

New York-based medical appointment business ZocDoc has raised a huge amount of cash and has good traction in its space. But the company has now revealed that it has drawn…


GE’s big data software targets healthcare, other industries

GE’s big data software targets healthcare, other industries

June 18, 2013 3:42 pm by | 0 Comments

Offering a “big data” solution is apparently irresistible to every company on the planet. Mega-corporation General Electric has just announced a new big data and analytics platform it calls “Predictivity”…



Imagine an Internet scrubbed of child pornography (Google is working on it)

Imagine an Internet scrubbed of child pornography (Google is working on it)

June 16, 2013 5:33 pm by | 1 Comments

Search and mobile superpower Google is working on new technology that would effectively purge all images of child pornography and abuse from most of the web. Google disclosed new efforts…


From robot tech to humans: hardware to “see” the world around you

From robot tech to humans: hardware to “see” the world around you

June 3, 2013 11:18 am by | 0 Comments

MOSCOW — After working for several years to give robots the ability to see and detect objects, the founders of Moscow-based Oriense logically decided to bring their promising tech to…


Your doctor’s next “prescription” might be an app

Your doctor’s next “prescription” might be an app

May 30, 2013 11:00 am by | 0 Comments

Health Q&A startup HealthTap has added a new feature to its popular mobile apps called AppRx that lets doctors recommend high-quality medical mobile apps to everyday users. HealthTap caught our…


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

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

April 30, 2013 2:13 pm by | 0 Comments

Fred Wilson shared a lot of thoughts today in an interview on-stage 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.


KelDoc – the ‘French ZocDoc’ – scores €700K from Alven Capital

KelDoc – the ‘French ZocDoc’ – scores €700K from Alven Capital

April 25, 2013 12:58 pm by | 0 Comments

New York doctor appointments startup ZocDoc has seen relatively good traction in the U.S., but it is not available in other countries. So it makes sense that international startups similar to ZocDoc have emerged. Case in point: KelDoc, a young French startup that books doctor and dentist appointments online, has just nabbed €700,000 in funding from Alven Capital.


IBM buys UrbanCode to help companies push out software updates faster

IBM buys UrbanCode to help companies push out software updates faster

April 22, 2013 11:48 am by | 0 Comments

IBM has acquired software delivery startup UrbanCode to better help businesses push out updates of mobile, cloud, social, and big data applications, the company announced today. Cleveland-based UrbanCode claims to…


Here’s what execs learned at our Mobile Summit boardroom sessions

Here’s what execs learned at our Mobile Summit boardroom sessions

April 20, 2013 11:58 am by | 0 Comments

One of the more unique offerings in VentureBeat’s Mobile Summit event are breakout sessions where executives can talk off the record about some of the most pressing problems in the mobile world. While “who said what” is somewhat anonymous, attendees can take notes and ideas down from these sessions to take back to their own companies. We also dedicate time at the end of the Mobile Summit to communicate lessons learned from the boardroom sessions so everyone gets to hear a bit from each session. A representative from each session comes up on stage and gives a quick play-by-play of the biggest takeaways.


ForSight Vision5 sees $8M in new funding for emerging eye tech

ForSight Vision5 sees $8M in new funding for emerging eye tech

April 12, 2013 5:53 pm by | 0 Comments

ForSight Vision5, a mysterious eye technology startup from the incubator ForSight Labs, has raised $8 million in new funding, according to a new SEC filing. Menlo Park, Calif.-based ForSight Labs…