A homey dilemma Will the Bay Area ever get tired of Joe Eichler’s homes? Hopefully not, given that the celebrated midcentury developer sowed thousands of houses all across California, leaving enough stock to keep Eichler aficionadosShow More Summary
Nauto, a Palo Alto company focused on retrofitting existing vehicle fleets with networked safety camera-equipped devices, has raised $159 million in a Series B round led by SoftBank. The company’s products focus on gathering data about human drivers and their behavior in order to improve safety practices. Read More
The Palo Alto, CA-based start-up makes technology to help develop driverless cars.
Palo Alto, July 11 2017 — FlytBase, Inc., a startup building developer platforms for connecting intelligent drones, today announced the release of industry’s first Drone-API as a Service offering. While most modern businesses run on cloud-based applications, connecting drones to the cloud has been quite challenging. FlytBase plans to change that with their FlytBase Cloud
[heart eyes emoji] The ironic twist about Eichlers is that these prized homes were conceived so that middle-income buyers could purchase well-designed homes at a reasonable price. Well, that’s all in the past. Alas. Because today midcentury-modern...Show More Summary
Theranos is considering renting out all or part of its headquarters in Palo Alto, California. According to a listing by real estate company CBRE, there are four spaces available for lease in the 116,000 square foot facility. "Theranos...Show More Summary
New Stanford women’s coach Kevin Hambly’s acclimation to the Palo Alto, Calif., school is coming along just fine, thank you. “I love everything about it,” Hambly said at the recent USA Volleyball girls’ junior national championships in Minneapolis. “I’m learning a lot. Stanford is a different place. The players are great and so is the […]
(NIH/National Institute of Biomedical Imaging & Bioengineering) Using a larger dataset than for any previous human movement study, National Institutes of Health-funded researchers at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California, have tracked physical activity by population for more than 100 countries. Show More Summary
Using a larger dataset than for any previous human movement study, National Institutes of Health-funded researchers at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California, have tracked physical activity by population for more than 100 countries. Their research follows on a recent estimate that more than 5 million people die each year from causes associated with inactivity.
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Though the region known as Silicon Valley covers dozens of municipalities, a few cities get outsized attention in tech circles. Everyone knows Palo Alto, Mountain View, San Jose and San Francisco as hotbeds for startup innovation. But they’re not the only ones. Less-talked-about cities in the region are also raking in funding. Read More
Angela Serrano’s home isn’t a house with a backyard or an apartment with a bedroom door that locks. [...] Serrano and the occupants of 50 other RVs parked along the street shaded by eucalyptus trees and bordered by Stanford Univerty’s...Show More Summary
Travis Kalanick has at least one other recently unemployed chief executive in his corner. Former Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer defended the disgraced Uber leader's honor — or at least his obliviousness — in a speech in Palo Alto on Tuesday,...Show More Summary
The Girl Scouts are partnering with Palo Alto Networks security to help train the next generation of cybersecurity experts. Starting in September 2018, the Scouts will offer the first in a series of 18 badges based around digital protection. Show More Summary
The South Coast, a 30-mile drive from Palo Alto, is facing an affordable-housing shortage that is jeopardizing its agricultural heritage.
US Girl Scouts can start earning cybersecurity badges next year, thanks to an effort by the Girl Scouts of America and cybersecurity firm Palo Alto Networks. The youth organisation came up with the idea simply by asking Scouts what they want. And the girls want to hack. More »
Augmented Pixels has created a new way to navigate using computer vision, and LG Electronics is announcing today it has built a 3D camera module that uses that technology to assist autonomous robots. Palo Alto, California-based Augmented Pixels, a computer vision research and development company, calls the technology SLAM, or simultaneous location and mapping. It is […]
“One word, Benjamin. PLASTICS.” Palo Alto Players is currently presenting The Graduate, one of my favorite novellas by Charles Webb. Even for those who have never read the 1963 book by Charles Webb, or seen the film starring Dustin Hoffman, Mrs. Robinson’s stocking-ed leg is still an iconic image. The question here is can it […]
Girl Scouts will soon be ready to take over your IT department. The organization is teaming up with Palo Alto Networks, an internet security company, to introduce a set of new badges to promote computer and internet literacy and cybersecurity. Show More Summary
Spry Health, a Palo Alto, CA-based provider of remote patient monitoring solutions has raised $5.5 million in Series A funding led by Grove Ventures with participation from the Stanford-StartX Fund. The company plans to use the round to fuel the commercialization of its clinical-grade wearable Loop that delivers continuous vital sign monitoring. Show More Summary