Cisco to acquire energy software startup JouleX for $107M
Cisco is bolstering its energy-management portfolio by acquiring JouleX, which works with the network giant’s EnergyWise protocol. The software could help users lower infrastructure overhead.
Nasuni Continues Record Growth in Q2
Bookings grew 135 percent over the same period in 2012.
The Weekend Interview With Hugh Herr: The Liberating Age of Bionics
'Humans aren't broken. They're never broken,' says Hugh Herr, the man on the frontier of prosthetic invention, including his own legs.
What's next for Baxter?
A Q&A with Rethink Robotics CEO Scott Eckert
High Street Partners: Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year
Interactions CEO Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year
Interactions Corporation, a leading provider of technology applications that is transforming customer care, announced today that CEO Mike Iacobucci has been named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2013 in Technology for the New England region.
As TV Wars Grow, Azuki Expands Video Delivery Tech to First Screen
Here’s some potentially big news in the world of Internet TV.
Rethink Robotics Opens Up Baxter Robot For Researchers
But another thing that surprised us was the company's emphasis on software. Rethink doesn't want to be just a robot maker. It wants Baxter to be a platform that anyone can use to improve on existing applications as well as develop completely new ones.
5 ways robots are invading — and improving — hospitals
“We’re in the first inning of a nine-inning exercise. The average patient walks in a hospital and is not touched by robotics. That’s going to change in 10 years,” said John Simon, a partner at Boston-based investment firm Sigma Prime Ventures.
Baxter: The Blue-Collar Robot
Rethink Robotics’ new creation is easy to interact with, but the innovations behind the robot show just how hard it is to get along with people.
Humans, meet your competition! VCs lock on to the robotics revolution
"Venture capitalists are and should be interested in any sector that's undergoing a bit of a revolution," and robots, in New England, fit that bill, John Simon of Boston's Sigma Prime Ventures told me. "This would not have been possible five to ten years ago."