The Latest from Christine Magee
Imagine a reality where surgeons practice difficult procedures on virtual renditions of their patients before walking into the operating room, and professional athletes review their exact muscle movem
Last season, the Los Angeles Lakers paid Kobe Bryant $23.5 million as he sat on the bench indefinitely with a torn rotator cuff. That’s just a fraction of the $500 million that injured players’ sa
After two years in operation, Panorama Education, a startup that surveys students, teachers and parents to provide feedback to schools, realized it had a problem on its hands. The Boston-based startup
In an industrial workspace in a not-so-hip area of Brooklyn, a construction robotics startup called Asmbld is working on a project that aims to change the way we live within indoor spaces. The late
Blue Jeans Network, a company that provides cloud-based video conferencing services, has raised $76.5 million in its fifth round of financing. NEA led the Series E round, joined by Accel Partners, Bat
Globality, an ultra stealthy startup based in Menlo Park, has raised $10 million from a group of high profile angel investors to build an ambiguous new ecosystem for global trade. The funding comes fr
Stitch, a central messaging hub for healthcare providers, is launching today on stage at Disrupt to cut down on the $11 billion that U.S. hospitals waste each year due to breakdowns in communication.
For anyone who's ever Googled “what happens when you take [prescription drug] with [other prescription drug]," idodrugs.club is a hack that gives you an answer based on scientific research. You know
Calling all New York startups: starting next month, Silicon Valley’s iconic Sandhill Road will be coming to you. Launching today, Sandhill.nyc is program organized by seed stage NYC fund FundersGu
Overtime, a social network for sports fans created by the team behind viral game studio OMGPOP, is launching today to provide a better outlet for fans to create, share and debate all things sports. Am
Aiming to help people cut through all of the political noise, Sidewire, a political news analysis platform, is launching today on iOS, just in time for tonight’s second Republican presidential
Did you take a shower this morning? That's 30 gallons of water down the drain. Flush the toilet a couple of times? That's another four or five gallons. Run the dishwasher, too? Add another six gallons
For the one in twelve men (and one in two hundred women) who suffer from color blindness, online eyeglasses retailer Frameri is partnering with color-enhancing lens manufacturer EnChroma to create
As the lights dimmed at the Rebecca Minkoff runway show at New York Fashion Week on Friday, a drone hovered above the band in the center of the runway. The drone, a Yuneec Typhoon quadcopter with a
So maybe you’ve heard that deforestation is destroying 200 kilometers of the world's forests each day. Obviously, that doesn’t sound good. But visualize this data on a map of the world, and it’s
Less than six months after announcing a $40 million Series B investment, alternative lending startup Fundbox has closed on another $50 million in funding to provide small businesses with the immediate
Take a look around you. From the screen you’re staring at to the shoes on your feet, chances are you’re surrounded by products made in China, India, and Europe. Whether you realize it or not,
The Black Tux, a suit and tuxedo rental startup based in Santa Monica, has scooped up another $25 million in funding to make sure groomsmen no longer look like they’re wearing their dads’
In a few months, the stethoscope will celebrate its 200th birthday. A medical breakthrough in 1816, it’s still a part of nearly every doctor’s visit today and a symbol of medicine itself.
Avocados from Mexico. Apples from Chile. Broccoli from China. If you take a look at the stickers on the produce you’re buying at the grocery store, chances are they’ll read something like this.