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Wayfair's Steve Conine on the Amazon Threat, Adopting A.I. & More

WAYFAIR'S STEVE CONINE ON THE AMAZON THREAT, ADOPTING A.I. & MORE

The prospect of Amazon putting your business in its crosshairs is enough to give any executive some sleepless nights. Wayfair co-founder...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Farm Startup Bowery Lands $90M to Take Indoor-Grown Greens National

FARM STARTUP BOWERY LANDS $90M TO TAKE INDOOR-GROWN GREENS NATIONAL

Foodies in New York City may not realize it, but some of the tasty kale, bok choy, and other leafy greens they buy trace their origins...

 
 
 
Auris Health Lands $220M to Expand Sales of Lung Testing Medical Robot

AURIS HEALTH LANDS $220M TO EXPAND SALES OF LUNG TESTING MEDICAL ROBOT

Auris Health has already received regulatory clearance to sell its medical robot in the U.S. Now it has $220 million in funding to...

 
 
 
Universal Robots Hires Former Rethink Robotics Workers After Closure

UNIVERSAL ROBOTS HIRES FORMER RETHINK ROBOTICS WORKERS AFTER CLOSURE

A little more than a month after Rethink Robotics shut down , a competitor has hired more than 20 of the Boston-based firm's former...

 
 
 
Nuance Goes All-in on Speech Tech, Sells Document Business to Kofax

NUANCE GOES ALL-IN ON SPEECH TECH, SELLS DOCUMENT BUSINESS TO KOFAX

Nuance Communications is selling its document imaging division to Kofax for $400 million in cash, as Nuance's new CEO narrows the company's...

 
 
 
Robots, A.I., and Cybersecurity Hit X·CON at Google on Nov. 6

ROBOTS, A.I., AND CYBERSECURITY HIT X·CON AT GOOGLE ON NOV. 6

Leaders across the robotics and artificial intelligence industries are coming together on the last day of X·CON , Xconomy's newest...

Rethink Robotics, Maker of Factory Robots, Shuts Down: Reports

RETHINK ROBOTICS, MAKER OF FACTORY ROBOTS, SHUTS DOWN: REPORTS

Rethink Robotics, one of New England's best-funded robotics companies, has shut down, according to reports by The Robot Report and...

 
 
 
 
 
 
Rapid7 Launches Security Automation Tools to Take On IBM, FireEye

RAPID7 LAUNCHES SECURITY AUTOMATION TOOLS TO TAKE ON IBM, FIREEYE

Cybersecurity software firm Rapid7 is rolling out new and updated products geared toward helping customers automate more of their security...

Google Leads Mabl's $20M Series B as Software Testing Deals Heat Up

GOOGLE LEADS MABL'S $20M SERIES B AS SOFTWARE TESTING DEALS HEAT UP

Dan Belcher and Izzy Azeri sold their last startup, Stackdriver, to Google. Now, Google's venture capital arm has backed the entrepreneurial...