Boston is where Lewis Latimer helped Alexander Graham Bell design the first phone. So you’d think the city would have better connectivity now. You’d be wrong.
The MBTA needs help to run more efficiently and for longer hours. Local tech execs said public-private partnerships could help.
A Boston startup is launching yet another in-store smartphone payments app. But Loop believes it has edge. Instead of building a transaction network its using its magnetic field technology to emulate the plastic in your wallet.
If you want world-class startups to stick around, you need to make sure public transit and entertainment venues run late, say two Boston-area entrepreneurs.
Startups do not live by meetups alone. If the Boston-Cambridge area really wants to attract and keep more young tech companies, here are some things that need to happen.
A group of Harvard researchers who looked at information flows on Twitter during the Boston bombings came to the conclusion the network could be useful during such events for aid workers and emergency personnel.
While much of the attention during and after the Boston bombings focused on how one Reddit thread got things wrong, there were other important parts of the community that were doing good — and even doing something approaching journalism.
While both Twitter and Reddit have come under fire for distributing incorrect information about the Boston bombings, mainstream outlets have done so as well. In a real-time news environment, having more sources is ultimately better.
Developers will be able to migrate their software to energy-efficient ARM-based microservers with hardware vendor Boston’s new cloud, dubbed ARM as a Service.
Can New York City be a major-league player in tech without a high profile IPO? City advocates think so, and point to the city’s “dash tech” and recent success versus other hubs