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New Accelerator Aims For Social Change With AR, VR, Gaming Startups

Games for Change, a non-profit that promotes the use of games and immersive technology for social good, is taking applications from startup teams for a new accelerator program it’s launching in New York City.New York-based Games for Change already encourages game and XR developers, by a variety of means, to build societal benefits into their designs. The organization, founded in 2004, holds an annual festival with demos, workshops, and training sessions, and also operates awards programs and st...
Tags: Startups, Games, Internet, Entrepreneurship, Funding, San Francisco, Trends, Tech, Web, It, Vc, Software, Innovation, Venture Capital, Virtual Reality, Berkshire Hathaway


New Funding for Workplace Software Firms Skedulo and Scope AR

Two young San Francisco companies on Wednesday announced fundraisings to bolster their online services aimed at improving workforce efficiency.—Skedulo, which helps managers schedule assignments for field service personnel, says it raised $28 million in a Series B funding round led by M12, Microsoft’s corporate venture arm. Joining in the round were previous investors Blackbird, a venture capital firm based near Sydney, Australia, and Palo Alto, CA-based Costanoa Ventures. M12 principal Priya S...
Tags: Deals, Startups, Mobile, Microsoft, Workplace, Internet, Entrepreneurship, Funding, San Francisco, Trends, Tech, Unilever, Web, It, Vc, Software


WI Watchlist: Foxconn Fund, UW Accelerator, MSOE A.I. Hall & More

It’s time to catch up on Wisconsin innovation news:—Jason Franklin will manage the Wisconn Valley Venture Fund, a $100 million fund formed last August by Foxconn Technology Group and three leading Wisconsin businesses and organizations: Advocate Aurora Health, Northwestern Mutual, and Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI). Foxconn, a Taiwanese manufacturing giant, has said it’s building a massive (and controversial) electronics factory in southeastern Wisconsin.Franklin is a University of Wisconsin-Madi...
Tags: Deals, Startups, Education, Trends, Tech, It, Vc, Software, Healthcare, Nvidia, Wisconsin, Silicon Valley, Andreessen Horowitz, Cleantech, Foxconn, Life Sciences


The 3 Biggest IT Management Mistakes

Mistakes are a part of life: we all make them. Some mistakes have very little effect while others have grave effects. In the wake of rapid advancements in the technological frontier, mistakes in the management of the IT infrastructure have far-reaching effects on a company. In the world of IT where the stakes are high, the fallouts from mishaps in IT management can easily lead to retrenchment and even the folding up of companies. Here are four common mistakes in IT management every company shou...
Tags: Startups, It, Others, Business Advice, IT management


The 4 Biggest IT Management Mistakes

Mistakes are a part of life: we all make them. Some mistakes have very little effect while others have grave effects. In the wake of rapid advancements in the technological frontier, mistakes in the management of the IT infrastructure have far-reaching effects on a company. In the world of IT where the stakes are high, the fallouts from mishaps in IT management can easily lead to retrenchment and even the folding up of companies. Here are four common mistakes in IT management every company shou...
Tags: Startups, It, Others, Business Advice, IT management


AMC’s NOS4A2 Reveals Connection to Locke & Key and It

BEGIN SLIDESHOW AMC’s NOS4A2 reveals connection to Locke & Key and It Following the world premiere of NOS4A2‘s pilot episode at 2019 South by Southwest Film Festival, reports that AMC’s upcoming supernatural horror series adaptation includes the novel’s Map of United Inscapes of America, Charlie Manx’s famous map of hidden roads that leads him to Christmasland. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAut...
Tags: TV, Movies, Amc, Stephen King, It, TV News, New England, Joe Hill, Zachary Quinto, Hill, Locke, Vic, Chris McQueen, Manx, Ashleigh Cummings, AMC Studios


Asigra and Secret Double Octopus Partner to Provide Top-flight Authentication for Cloud-based Data Backups Susceptible to Ransomware Attacks

TORONTO and TEL AVIV, Israel, March 13, 2019 — Asigra Inc., a leading cloud backup, recovery and restore software provider and Secret Double Octopus, the pioneer of Password-Free Enterprise Authentication, announced today their partnership to provide a critical layer of Read more… The post Asigra and Secret Double Octopus Partner to Provide Top-flight Authentication for Cloud-based Data Backups Susceptible to Ransomware Attacks appeared first on TechRecur: Latest Telecom Media & Technology News...
Tags: Cloud, Technology, Toronto, Seo, It, Network, Service Providers, Asigra Inc, Data Backups Susceptible, Password Free Enterprise Authentication


WI Watchlist: Kauffman Ranking, Driverless Shuttles, Space Research

Here are some of the latest headlines from Wisconsin’s innovation community:—Well, it’s not last place, but it’s still not a great showing for Wisconsin in the latest assessment of entrepreneurial activity in each state by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. Wisconsin ranked 45th in the foundation’s “early-stage entrepreneurship index” , which examined a variety of data from 2017. The index is a modified version of the group’s annual national entrepreneurship report, which went on hiatus las...
Tags: Deals, Startups, Space, Jobs, Entrepreneurship, Trends, Tech, It, Nasa, Vc, Software, M&a, Wisconsin, Autonomous Vehicles, Self-driving Cars, Driverless Cars


Cybersecurity on Tap: Agenda for Cyber Madness in Boston April 8

When it comes to cybersecurity, no one has all the answers. The best anyone can do is try to fend off cyber attacks with the latest technology and strategies, learn from their successes and failures, and maybe even share their experiences for the benefit of others.That last point is the goal of “Cyber Madness: Case Studies in Security,” a half-day forum Xconomy will host April 8 at EY’s offices in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood. We’re assembling leading cybersecurity experts from New England an...
Tags: Deals, Startups, Mobile, Apps, Internet Of Things, Boston, Connected Devices, Trends, Tech, It, Cybersecurity, Vc, Software, Healthcare, M&a, Iot


It: Chapter Two: Here’s everything we know so far about Pennywise’s return

A second film based on Stephen King's novel It hits theaters in September 2019. Here's everything we know about It: Chapter 2, which is set 27 years after the events of 2017's box-office blockbuster It. The post It: Chapter Two: Here’s everything we know so far about Pennywise’s return appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Stephen King, Trends, It, Home Theater, Pennywise, Movies & TV, It: Chapter Two, It: Chapter 2


‘It Chapter Two’ Might Have the Bloodiest Scene in Horror Movie History, According to Jessica Chastain

When It Chapter Two hits theaters this year, it’s going to have one of the bloodiest scenes in horror history. At least, that’s what star Jessica Chastain said last night on The Tonight Show. The actress, who plays the grown-up Bev Marsh in the horror sequel, revealed that she shot on particular scene that involved an extreme amount of blood (fake blood, I’m assuming, since using real blood would be crazy, and possibly illegal). If you’re worried about spoilers for the sequel, fret not – Chasta...
Tags: Jessica Chastain, Movies, Instagram, Horror, Stephen-King, It, Sequels, Beverly, Chastain, Bev, Andy Muschietti, Sophia Lillis, Losers Club, It: Chapter Two, Bev Marsh


Ex-Google CEO: New MIT College Could Help Shrink A.I. Talent Gap

Eric Schmidt believes we’re entering an era where artificial intelligence will underpin most facets of human life. But we don’t yet have enough people with the right skills to build that future.Schmidt, the former CEO of Google and former executive chairman of its parent company Alphabet (NASDAQ: GOOGL), argues that the A.I. talent shortage is the most pressing challenge facing the industry today. Estimates of the current global number of skilled A.I. researchers and professionals differ, rangi...
Tags: Google, Startups, Mobile, Apps, Jobs, Talent Gap, Education, Boston, Trends, Tech, It, People, Mit, Software, Machine Learning, Talent


Amazon, Google, Facebook Boosted 2018 Tech Hiring Spree in U.S. Hubs

A tech hiring slowdown in 2018 in America’s three largest innovation hubs would not have surprised John Barrett, given global economic uncertainty stemming from factors such as trade disputes, slower economic growth in China and Europe, and the UK’s looming exit from the EU.Instead, the pace of tech hiring in the San Francisco Bay Area, New York, and Boston remained “pleasantly, surprisingly strong” last year, according to the latest quarterly analysis by Barrett, a Boston-area partner with exe...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Startups, Facebook, Europe, UK, New York, Jobs, China, Boston, America, San Francisco, Trends, Tech, Eu


Strattam Capital Fund II raises $230 mln

Strattam Capital said Feb. 26 that it second fund closed on $230 million. Fund II plans to make seven to nine majority equity investments each ranging from $20 million to $50 million in companies across the enterprise software, digital infrastructure and technology-enabled services sectors. PRESS RELEASE AUSTIN, Texas and SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Strattam Capital, a private equity firm focused on founder-led business information technology (IT) companies, today announced the c...
Tags: Big Data, San Francisco, Trends, It, Austin, Funds, Austin Texas, Advisory Board, Weil Gotshal Manges LLP, Strattam Capital, Strattam, UBS Securities LLC, CPG, Bob Morse, Strattam Capital Strattam Capital, Rock Solid Technologies


Scaleworks Adds $80M for Second “Venture Equity” Investment Fund

San Antonio—[Updated 12:32 p.m. See below.] Scaleworks has raised $80 million to acquire more startups, three years after Lew Moorman and Ed Byrne founded the business as a “venture equity” investment shop.Scaleworks branded its investment style as a mix of private equity and venture capital because it buys its targets outright like a private equity shop and will invest additional capital if needed to help a business grow, like a VC firm. The San Antonio company has been buying software-as-a-se...
Tags: Apple, Deals, Google Drive, Cloud, Facebook, Texas, Microsoft, Developer, Cloud Computing, Disney, Sale, Trends, Investing, Development, It, Vc


Making A Horror Miniseries With a Bunch of Kids Was Maybe a Bad Idea, and More Revelations About IT

Pennywise: The Story of IT asks a number of valuable questions about the classic 1990 IT miniseries. Questions like, is having a bunch of impressionable kids filming a traumatic horror story a bad idea? Turns out, yeah, probably. Read more...
Tags: Science, Documentary, Stephen King, Tim Curry, It, Pennywise


‘Pennywise: The Story of It’ Trailer Goes Behind-the-Scenes of the Stephen King Miniseries

Before Bill Skarsgård terrified audiences as Pennywise the Clown, there was the great Tim Curry. Curry played Stephen King’s malevolent monster in the 1990 It miniseries, creating an iconic horror character in the process. Now the documentary Pennywise: The Story of It goes behind-the-scenes of that miniseries, featuring interviews with the cast and crew, all of whom seem to really hate the ending with the big spider puppet. Watch the Pennywise: The Story of It trailer below. Pennywise: The...
Tags: Movies, Documentary, Stephen-King, Tim Curry, It, Movie Trailers, Curry, Pennywise, Bill Skarsgård, Tommy Lee Wallace, Pennywise: The Story of IT, Tim Curry Curry, Seth Green Richard Thomas Emily Perkins Bart Mixon


WI Watchlist: Rockwell, Wellbe, Generac, API Healthcare & More

Here’s a roundup of recent news from Wisconsin’s high-tech industries:—Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK), the Milwaukee-based seller of hardware and software that enables industrial automation, is forming a joint venture with Houston-based Schlumberger (NYSE: SLB), a maker of products for drilling and other tasks in the oil and gas industry. The new venture, called Sensia, plans to sell software-based automation products and services aimed at helping oil and gas customers improve their operationa...
Tags: Deals, Startups, Internet Of Things, Fashion, Ge, Milwaukee, Connected Devices, Trends, Tech, It, Vc, Software, Healthcare, M&a, Wisconsin, Iot


2019 New York Toy Fair: The Coolest New Toys and Collectibles from Movies & Television

Over the weekend, the 2019 New York Toy Fair revealed an endless amount of toys and collectibles that you’ll see be throwing all your money at. We already shined a special light on some of the cool new Funko POPs on the way this year, including new figures from The Office, The Simpsons, Jaws, Community, Forrest Gump and more. But there was much more than little vinyl figures at the Toy Fair. We’ve assembled our first look at some of the coolest new toys and collectibles that were on display at ...
Tags: Toys, Movies, It, David, Lego, San Diego, Game Of Thrones, Hasbro, Westworld, Ghostbusters, Sam, Masters Of The Universe, Power Rangers, Steven Spielberg, Collectibles, Zedd


Rapid7, Raytheon, Recorded Future Join Cyber Madness in Boston on April 8

It takes a healthy imagination to pinpoint all the cybersecurity risks baked into today’s Internet-connected, cloud-managed, Web-hungry world—let alone even start to plan for the vulnerabilities, attack strategies, and potent defenses for the future.On April 8, Xconomy is bringing together experts from Boston and beyond to dig into how companies have solved specific problems in security—defending against a cyber attack, securing network data, applications, or critical infrastructure, conducting...
Tags: Security, Startups, Boston, Events, Trends, Tech, It, People, Cybersecurity, Vc, Software, Venture Capital, Ey, Raytheon, Mitre, Back Bay


Step Into the Worlds of ‘It’, ‘The Shining’, ‘Beetlejuice’, and More in Multi-Sensory Art Installation

Have you ever wondered what Pennywise’s lair smells like? You’ll soon have the chance to find out. An immersive, multi-sensory art installation will begin touring the country this April that will allow visitors to enter the worlds of several of Warner Bros. and New Line Cinema’s classic horror films, including It, The Shining, A Nightmare on Elm Street, and more. Read on to learn more about the I Like Scary Movies experience, where you can “see, hear, feel and smell the environment” of these mo...
Tags: Movies, Instagram, Horror, Los Angeles, It, New Line, Warner Bros, Warner Brothers, The Shining, Freddy, Hollywood Boulevard, Pennywise, Beetlejuice, A-Nightmare-on-Elm-Street, Neibolt House, The-Lost-Boys


UltraSoC extends on-chip analytics architecture for the age of machine learning, artificial intelligence and parallel computing

Addresses complex multicore systems for automotive, storage, at-scale computing CAMBRIDGE, UK – 15 February 2019 – UltraSoC today announced a significant extension of its embedded analytics architecture, allowing designers and innovators to incorporate powerful data-driven features into their products. Developers in the automotive, Read more… The post UltraSoC extends on-chip analytics architecture for the age of machine learning, artificial intelligence and parallel computing appeared first on...
Tags: Electronics, Seo, It, Telecom, Cambridge UK, News Trends


WI Watchlist: FluGen, Propeller Health, Gener8tor, EnSync

Here are some of the latest headlines from Wisconsin’s innovation community:—FluGen, a Madison-based company trying to develop a universal influenza vaccine, topline, preliminary data from a Phase 2 study that demonstrated its M2SR vaccine proved effective in countering a “mismatched” flu virus.The flu virus that makes its rounds each year doesn’t always match the viral strain contained in the annual vaccines administered to people, reducing their effectiveness. FluGen is trying to commercial...
Tags: Deals, Startups, Mobile, Apps, Internet Of Things, Connected Devices, Trends, Tech, It, Vc, Software, Healthcare, Wisconsin, Orion, Flu, Vaccine


Endeavor Robotics Sold for $385M in Deal with Oregon’s FLIR Systems

Endeavor Robotics, a military robot-maker based in Chelmsford, MA, is being bought by FLIR Systems for $385 million in cash, the companies announced Monday. Wilsonville, OR-based FLIR said the deal will bolster its growing unmanned systems business at a time when the U.S. military is increasingly planning on a robot-aided future.FLIR (NASDAQ: FLIR)—which primarily makes thermal imaging cameras and other sensors—is buying Endeavor from Arlington Capital Partners, the Maryland-based private equit...
Tags: Deals, Security, Startups, Maryland, Oregon, Boston, Defense, Sale, Trends, Tech, It, Vc, Robots, Portland, Venture Capital, Private Equity


‘It’ Making-Of Book Coming this September, in Time for ‘It Chapter Two’

I don’t know about you, but I’m a big fan of those coffee table books that delve into the making of a movie. Usually loaded with concept art, interviews, and behind-the-scenes photos, they’re a great way to gain insight into a movie’s production. After I saw Andy Muschietti‘s adaptation of Stephen King’s It, I hoped a making-of book would be released showcasing the production design that went into bringing the tale of terror to life. Sadly, it didn’t happen. But it looks like I’m finally going ...
Tags: Amazon, Books, Movies, Horror, Stephen King, It, King, Roy Lee, Muschietti, Andy Muschietti, It: Chapter Two, Barbara Muschietti Dan Lin, Alyse Wax, You'll Float Too: The World of IT


Bain Capital Backs ImageMoverMD’s Medical Image Management Tools

ImageMoverMD, a Madison, WI-based startup trying to modernize the processes for capturing and managing medical images, said Friday it pulled in a $4 million venture investment led by Bain Capital Ventures, Cultivation Capital, and previous backer HealthX Ventures.The startup said it plans to use the new cash to expand the capabilities of its software products and to scoop up more customers. Its current client roster includes Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, according to a press release.ImageMove...
Tags: Startups, Mobile, Apps, Trends, Tech, It, Cybersecurity, Vc, Software, Healthcare, Wisconsin, Bain Capital Ventures, Life Sciences, Healthtech, Cincinnati Children's Hospital, National blog main


RP tech India Enters Into Cloud Business with Acquisition of ZNet Technologies

The partnership enables RP tech India to provide ZNet’s cutting edge Cloud Computing solutions to Enterprise and SMB customers. Mumbai, February 5, 2019: RP tech India (a division of Rashi Peripherals Pvt Ltd) today announced the acquisition of Cloud Services Read more… The post RP tech India Enters Into Cloud Business with Acquisition of ZNet Technologies appeared first on TechRecur: Latest Telecom Media & Technology News, Trends, Analysis, Press Releases.
Tags: Cloud, India, Seo, It, Iot, Mumbai, Cloud Solutions, News Trends, Cloud Business, Acquisition of ZNet Technologies, Rashi Peripherals Pvt Ltd


10 Horror Films That Contain Equally Horrifying Works of Art

Netflix movie Velvet Buzzsaw stars Jake Gyllenhaal as an art critic who becomes engulfed in weirdness when paintings by a mystery artist take Los Angeles by storm. That got us thinking about other horror movies featuring sinister and/or strangely animated artwork—so here are our favorites.Read more...
Tags: Art, Science, Los Angeles, It, Netflix, Jake Gyllenhaal, The Conjuring 2, The Haunting, The Stendhal Syndrome, Ghostbusters Ii, Velvet Buzzsaw, Color Me Blood Red, The House With Laughing Windows


AE Industrial-backed Belcan buys Sitec Design, Sitec Recruitment

Belcan LLC, a portfolio company of AE Industrial Partners LP, has acquired Sitec Design Ltd and Sitec Recruitment Ltd. Financial terms weren’t announced. Sitec is an engineering services and technical recruitment supplier serving aerospace, defense, nuclear, and industrial customers in the UK and Europe. PRESS RELEASE Belcan Acquires Sitec Design Ltd. and Sitec Recruitment Ltd. Cincinnati, Ohio – February 4, 2019 – Belcan, LLC (“Belcan”), a global supplier of engineering, supply chain, technical...
Tags: Europe, UK, Trends, It, M&a, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Kirkland Ellis LLP, Belcan, AE Industrial, AEI, Belcan LLC, Lance Kwasniewski, AE Industrial Partners AE Industrial Partners, AE Industrial Partners LP, Sitec Design Sitec Recruitment, Sitec Design Ltd


Want Better Tech Employees? Give Students More Data, Educators Say

San Antonio—Developers, analysts, and data scientists: Every tech company needs them, particularly in hot areas like cybersecurity and artificial intelligence. The U.S. Department of Labor projects that computer and IT jobs would grow 13 percent by 2026 from 2016, which is faster than the average of all occupations.Even though there’s demand for workers, educators say the companies that need them are holding back something that would help universities and coding schools train potential employee...
Tags: Google, Startups, Facebook, Texas, Technology, Education, Developer, Trends, Training, Startup, Tech, Research, Data, It, Computer, Cybersecurity