Ember’s journey from hot coffee to medication transport

Ember’s first Indiegogo campaign drew sideways glances when it launched in 2015. Would anyone actually buy a $129 heated coffee mug? Nearly a decade later, however, it’s clear that the ini

How Ember is building an all-electric intercity bus network in the UK

A Scottish company building one of the U.K.’s first all-electric intercity bus networks has raised $14 million (£11 million) in a Series A round as it looks to expand across the entire country.

Ember is in the baby bottle business now

Ember has been a fascinating company to watch. The Los Angeles-based startup entered the scene with a self-heating mug, only to leverage its temperature tech learnings to enter the cold chain space, w

Ember brings Find My functionality to its self-heating travel mug

Ember’s a bit of a weird one. The Southern California firm has two distinct — though not wholly unrelated — arms. There’s the smart mug side of the business that launched the startup and the m

Smart mug maker Ember just spun out a life sciences company

Ember’s first decade has been a journey. The Southern Californian startup first hit our (and most folks’) radar as a mug company. The company captured a fair bit of press attention with its high-e

Ember expands into cold chain medical shipping with new device, Cardinal Health partnership

Last year, Ember outlined one of the more fascinating expansions of recent vintage we’ve seen in the hardware space. Primarily known for its smart mugs designed to keep their contents hot, the firm

Smart mug maker Ember raises $23.5M as it looks toward medical storage

Back in February, Ember’s new consumer CEO, ex-Dyson exec Jim Rowan, outlined for TechCrunch the company’s plans to expand beyond the temperature-controlled smart mugs that bear its name. At the t

Ember names former Dyson head as consumer CEO, as the startup looks beyond the smart mug

Ember today announced that founder Clay Alexander will transition to Group CEO effective February 16. In his place, the Los Angeles-based smart mug company is bringing on Jim Rowan as Consumer CEO. Th

Ember’s Mug 2 and Travel Mug 2 extend your coffee temperature sweet spot

One of the world’s most static technologies may be the humble mug, but startup Ember decided it was time for a change when they introduced their temperature-controlled smart mug to the market in

Ember just raised $13 million for its popular, temperature-controlled mugs

Two years ago, Ember launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to build a mug that keeps hot drinks hot and iced drinks cool. Contributors gave the company nearly $362,000. Fast-forward and the

Starbucks starts selling Ember mugs, which keep your drink at a steady temp for hours

Last year, Ember Technologies, Inc. ran a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to build a mug that keeps hot drinks at the perfect sipping temperature. By now, it’s sold 4,000 of these devices. An

Pro Photo Organization & Sharing App Ember Gets Much-Requested Annotations Tools, Auto-Import On Mac

RealMac Software’s digital scrapbook app Ember, which arrived on iOS late last year, has today updated its mobile application with a series of annotations tools that will bring the software clo

Digital Scrapbook Ember Makes Its Way To iOS, With iCloud Sync, Smart Photo Collections & More

Digital scrapbook <a target="_blank" href="http://www.realmacsoftware.com/ember">Ember</a> from RealMac Software, makers of the popular, gesture-based to-do list app Clear, has made its way to <a t

An Analysis Of Market Demand For Web Programming Languages

<strong>Editor's note:</strong> <em>Marc Gayle is a Rails developer and founder of <a target="_blank" href="http://5kmvp.com/">5KMVP</a>, where he builds Minimum Viable Products for just $5K. Follow

And the Buildy Goes To…

What was the buzz at the BuilConn event last month? It was that Ember’s ZigBee technology platform was named “Best New Wireless Product” by the events attendees. The company won the coveted Buil