Boston gets a new biotech accelerator with the launch of Petri – gpgmail

[ad_1] As biotechnology becomes more central to new innovations in healthcare, material science, and manufacturing, one of the nation’s research hubs is getting a new accelerator called Petri to launch companies focused on the commercialization of new technologies. Backed by the Boston-based venture capital firm, Pillar, Petri has a three-year $15 million commitment to back […]

America’s largest companies push for federal online privacy laws to circumvent state regulatory efforts – gpgmail

[ad_1] As California moves ahead with what would be the most restrictive online privacy laws in the nation, the chief executives of some of the nation’s largest companies are taking their case to the nation’s capitol to plead for federal regulation. Chief executives at Amazon, AT&T, Dell, Ford, IBM, Qualcomm, Walmart, and other leading financial […]

Anthony Levandowski, former Google engineer at center of Waymo-Uber case charged with stealing trade secrets – gpgmail

[ad_1] Anthony Levandowski, the former Google engineer and serial entrepreneur who was at the center of a trade secrets lawsuit between Uber and Waymo, has been indicted by a federal grand jury on theft of trade secrets. The indictment, which is posted below, charges Levandowski with 33 counts of theft and attempted theft of trade […]

Y Combinator-backed Holy Grail is using machine learning to build better batteries – gpgmail

[ad_1] For a long, long time, renewable energy proponents have considered advancements in battery technology to be the holy grail of the industry. Advancements in energy storage has been among the hardest to achieve economically thanks to the incredibly tricky chemistry that’s involved in storing power. Now, one company that’s launching from Y Combinator believes […]

How Facebook does IT – gpgmail

[ad_1] If you have ever worked at any sizable company, the word “IT” probably doesn’t conjure up many warm feelings. If you’re working for an old, traditional enterprise company, you probably don’t expect anything else, though. If you’re working for a modern tech company, though, chances are your expectations are a bit higher. And once […]

Another day, another reversal in stock fortunes as recession fears grow – gpgmail

[ad_1] U.S. stock markets plummeted today as recession fears continue to grow. Yesterday’s good news about a reprieve on tariffs for U.S. consumer imports was undone by increasing concerns over economic indicators pointing to a potential global recession coming within the next year. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped more than 800 points on Wednesday […]

Proterra, the Tesla of electric buses, closes in on $1 billion valuation – gpgmail

[ad_1] Proterra has authorized shares to raise $75 million, a new round of funding that would push the electric bus maker’s valuation past $1 billion, gpgmail has learned. The company authorized the sale of 10,857,762 shares at a price of $6.91 in a Series 8 round, according to a securities filing that was obtained by […]

How Are Process Nodes Defined?

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. We talk a lot about process nodes at ExtremeTech, but we don’t often refer back to what a process node technically is. With Intel’s 10nm node moving towards production, I’ve noticed an uptick in conversations around this issue and […]

Calling all hardware startups! Apply to Hardware Battlefield @ TC Shenzhen – gpgmail

[ad_1] Got hardware? Well then, listen up, because our search continues for boundary-pushing, early-stage hardware startups to join us in Shenzhen, China for an epic opportunity; launch your startup on a global stage and compete in Hardware Battlefield at TC Shenzhen on November 11-12. Apply here to compete in TC Hardware Battlefield 2019. Why? It’s your […]

With Y Combinator’s seal of approval, MyPetrolPump raises $1.6 million for its car refueling business – gpgmail

[ad_1] Even before pitching onstage at Y Combinator, Indian car refueling startup MyPetrolPump has managed to snag $1.6 million in seed financing. The business, which is similar to startups in the U.S. like Filld, Yoshi and Booster Fuels, took 10 months to design and receive approval for its proprietary refueling trucks that can withstand the […]