American Startup News for 13 Aug 2019
SingleCare, headquartered in Boston, offers a savings card for prescription drugs that has attracted millions of users in just four years.
I've noticed that revolutionary change leaders bring certain "raw materials" to the table that enable them to lead change well: voice, ideas, passion, discontent, and conviction. But with these come... an inner battle to balance them. Here's how to win that battle that can never be quelled.
Google AI researchers today shared details about Project Euphonia, a speech-to-text transcription service for people with speaking impairments.
The chances of a violent event while you're outside are high enough that a new insurance product has emerged: active shooter coverage.
As a company founder, you spend hours working on what you love. When your company grows, will you give all this up to keep running the company? Business coach and host of the From Founder to CEO... podcast,Todd Uterstaedt has interviewed more than 300 founding CEOs.
How you fare financially in your divorce could depend on your understanding of how various types of income are treated and how you time the filing in relation to these considerations. Can you protect... an upcoming bonus from division?
OpenSpace uses artificial intelligence (AI) to automatically create navigable 360-degree photos of construction sites.
A 10% tariff on consumer electronics like AirPods and the Apple Watch begins September 1 while tariffs for iPhones and MacBooks begin December 15.
Yet another of Oculus' key people is leaving Facebook: Nate Mitchell says he's going to be taking time to travel, spend time with his family, and recharge.
There are a lot of things to worry about when you're first starting a business: How do you reach your audience? How much should you charge? What are the best ways to manage your time? Here are some of... the concerns successful entrepreneurs faced, and overcome, when they were first starting out.
In an interview with CNBC's Jim Cramer, Take-Two boss Strauss Zelnick said that gun violence is a uniquely American problem.
Artificial intelligence can be confusing stuff. The book AIQ by statistics professors Nick Polson and James Scott explains the basics in plain English.
There's been a steady slide toward pessimism among the American public when the topic is Amazon. Whether influenced by politics or not, the changing attitudes may reflect a changing understanding of... their role as consumers.
Construction technology is a big thing, which is why Brick & Mortar Ventures has raised a $97 million fund to invest in building innovations.
One rotten apple spoils the barrel, and one unhappy employee can ruin an entire workforce. Learn how to manage problematic employees and minimize their damage to your company and workplace morale.
With the right technology and a couple of new or refreshed priorities, your company can realize its collaborative potential in no time.
You don't always need a million dollar business idea to make a million dollars. Sometimes you can turn a hobby into your next million dollar venture.
Nomadic is taking its virtual reality location-based centers, built on the foundation of Vertigo's successful Arizona Sunshine game, to Asia.
As business leaders strive to make their organizations more diverse places, they need to go further and push for full inclusion.
Corel is introducing Parallels Desktop 15, an update that will bring DirectX 11 to the popular Windows emulator.
Former id Software game director Tim Willits is the new chief creative officer at Saber Interactive. He will oversee games like World War Z and more.
Cloud data backup and recovery startup Clumio raised $51 million in venture capital for its suite of cloud-hosted enterprise tools.
It's a question of balanced focus, not complete exclusion
The maker of Snapchat has revealed its third-generation camera wearable, now with dual cameras for 3D AR capture and a much steeper price tag than before.
Nvidia said it has trained the world's largest Transformer-based models and achieved the fastest training and inference for Google's popular BERT model.