• Tulip, the app platform for manufacturers, picks up $13 million from NEA

    Tulip, the app platform for manufacturers, picks up $13 million from NEA

    While shop floors at large OEMs are embracing the beginning of the robotics and automation eras, the actual humans working in these shops have been mostly forgotten by technology. But Tulip, a software platform for shop engineers, operators and managers, is looking to change all that. To that end, Tulip has raised $13 million in Series A led by NEA, with participation from Pitango Venture… Read More

  • Rebuilding retail brick by brick Crunch Network

    Rebuilding retail brick by brick

    There have been numerous speculations on what retailers should do in an omni-channel world. How do they compete in a world where Amazon is undercutting them in prices and offering free delivery through Prime? How should they respond when brands are increasingly ignoring channel conflict and launching their own e-commerce stores to transact directly with consumers? Read More

  • Samsung Shows Off Tulip, Q Line of HDTVs Ahead of Cebit

    Samsung just showed off three new HDTV models in London on the eve of CeBIT. The Tulip line of LCDs comes in 37-, 40-, 46- and 52-inch sizes and fully supports 1080p. They’ll be the successor to the Bordeaux line that tore up the LCD charts last year. The Tulips all have three HDMI ports (two in the back, one on the side), while the three largest ones also feature a 15,000:1 contrast… Read More