Amprius’ lithium ion batteries can deliver gadgets that last 25 percent longer between charges. The company is now working on commercializing those batteries and even looking at using them for electric cars.
A California startup has made its way into commercializing its super absorbent polymer that can store and release water in soil to cut water wastes and increase crop yield.
An annual Stanford University startup competition awarded $150,000 in prize money on Friday to ideas in construction engineering and medical devices, among others.
Launched at Stanford University, NovoEd wants to build on the massive open online course (MOOC) phenomenon with a startup that puts collaboration at the center of the online learning experience.
Getting into a top notch Computer Science undergrad program isn’t easy. How does one stand out from the crowd? Build an iPhone app, of course!
The upside of earning a graduate degree in business isn’t what it once was, according to new research by the Financial Times.
In terms of mobile data, our smartphones are far more reliant on Wi-Fi. So why are carriers so single-mindedly focused on acquiring new licensed spectrum and building expensive 3G and 4G networks, when they could implement more Wi-Fi and tap into other sources of unlicensed spectrum?
As the planet reaches 9 billion people by 2050, technologies that reduce energy and water needs for farming will become increasingly important. A Silicon Valley startup called mOasis is working on materials that can help farmers produce more crops with less energy and water.
Startup AgeTak’ s software can help insurance companies and other health organizations bring together dispersed patient data in a secure manner, according to company co-founder Pratik Verma who will pitch AgeTak’s story to venture capitalists at StartX.
Piazza, the social network that lets college students and instructors discuss material online, has closed on $6 million in a new Series A funding round. Piazza’s service is meant to counteract study group snobbery and eliminate students’ fear of asking “dumb” questions.