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Startups Weekly: Oyo’s toxicity + A farewell 0

Startups Weekly: Oyo’s toxicity + A farewell

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Whatever happened to the Next Big Things? 0

Whatever happened to the Next Big Things?

In tech, this was the smartphone decade. In 2009, Symbian was still the dominant ‘smartphone’ OS, but 2010 saw the launch of the iPhone 4, the Samsung Galaxy S, and the Nexus One, and...

Medigate partners with Cerner to secure medical devices and networks 0

Medigate partners with Cerner to secure medical devices and networks

Medigate, an Israeli startup working to secure medical devices and manage assets inside a hospital, has partnered with the medical information technology juggernaut Cerner on services and support for the Israli company’s security software....

UK’s health data guardian sets a firm line for app development using patient data 0

Paige raises $45M more to map the pathology of cancer using AI

One of the more notable startups using artificial intelligence to understand and fight cancer has raised $45 million more in funding to continue building out its operations and inch closer to commercialising its work....

Drone delivery startup Manna boosts seed funding ahead of launch in Ireland 0

Drone delivery startup Manna boosts seed funding ahead of launch in Ireland

Listening yo the radio (yes it still exists) the other day I realized that the ‘futurist’ that was being interviewed was speculating that drones would “one day be delivering food, but not any time...

Can a wearable improve memory? Humm raises $2.6 million so consumers can find out 0

Can a wearable improve memory? Humm raises $2.6 million so consumers can find out

There’s an emerging body of research suggesting that electrical stimulation applied to the brain can help improve memory and cognitive function. A recent study conducted by researchers from Boston University this year found that...

Trialjectory uses self-reported clinical data to match cancer patients with clinical trials 0

Trialjectory uses self-reported clinical data to match cancer patients with clinical trials

TrialJectory, which is developing a new technology service to match cancer patients with clinical trials, has raised $2.7 million to finance its continued growth. Led by Contour Venture Partners, the new financing will be...

HackerRank acquires Mimir, an online platform for computer science courses 0

HackerRank acquires Mimir, an online platform for computer science courses

HackerRank, a popular platform for practicing and hosting online coding interviews, today announced that it has acquired Mimir, a cloud-based service that provides tools for teaching computer science courses. Mimir, which is HackerRank’s first...

Waymo buys Latent Logic, drives deeper into simulation and Europe 0

Waymo buys Latent Logic, drives deeper into simulation and Europe

Waymo has acquired Latent Logic, a UK company that spun out of Oxford University’s computer science department, as the autonomous vehicle company seeks to beef up its simulation technology. The acquisition also marks the launch...