Building on a previous alliance, General Electric and Intel have created a formal joint venture to develop healthcare technologies aimed at making lif... read more »
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Venture capital investment activity rebounded to $3.7 billion in the second quarter, but the gains are only enough to put the sector on track to match... read more »
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Months after giving up on its IPO hopes last year &8212' when the market was especially brutal for lifescience companies &8212' Bayhill Therapeutics h... read more »
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Less than six months after filing to go public, Codexis, one of several makers of microbes and catalysts used to generate green fuels and chemicals,... read more »
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(Red notes a base-case scenario and blue represents upside.)Twitter shares might be worth between $19 and $26, giving the company a valuation of up to... read more »
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Mother Nature&'s mechanical and computing techniques are the subject of much admiration among computer researchers. That&'s why a team of researchers ... read more »
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Update: Such a deal has just been announced. Yahoo and Microsoft are close to a search and advertising deal that would finally bring them together in ... read more »
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This is part of a series of posts about cutting-edge areas of innovation. The series is sponsored by Microsoft. Microsoft authors will participate, as... read more »
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Apple&'s built-in voicemail app gets raves for allowing users to pick and choose messages from a list, like email rather than being forced to listen t... read more »
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UpdatedSpotify, the streaming music service with more than two million users across Europe, may close a round of investment totaling up to $50 million... read more »
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The following story, by Dr. Eric Topol of the non-profit West Wireless Health Institute, is part of a series of posts about cutting-edge areas of inno... read more »
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Monrovia, Calif.-based StayHealthy wants to put health monitoring devices used widely in research into the hands of mass-market consumers. It has buil... read more »
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A new startup called Quub is taking a less frivolous approach to the status updates popularized by Facebook and Twitter. While Twitter asks users &''W... read more »
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VCs have, for the most part, steered clear of education startups, save for a few areas where consumers are willing to open their wallets a4 things li... read more »
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Alios BioPharma, developer of anti-viral therapies, has tacked $8 million onto its first round of funding, bringing its total to $32 million. The new ... read more »
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I&'m pleased to introduce a brand new way to stay on top of all the innovation that VentureBeat covers. Today we&'re announcing the launch of 4 new we... read more »
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In recent pieces for VentureBeat, I&'ve been proposing ideas for new companies. This next one was proposed by PayPal writer and fashionista April Van ... read more »
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Jeff Immelt, the chief executive officer of General Electric, showed off what he called the &''stethoscope of the 21st century&'' at the Web 2.0 Summi... read more »
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The U.S. Department of Energy continues to churn out important announcements &8212' today establishing a fellowship program via its ARPA-E (Advanced R... read more »
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