January 6, 2017
Computer Translations Have Got Strikingly Better, But Still Need Human Input
This article originally appeared within the Technology Quarterly on The Economist, January 5, 2017.
IN “STAR TREK” it was a hand-held Universal Translator; in “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” it was the Babel Fish popped conveniently into the ear. In science fiction, […]
The Former Houston Texan Knows A Thing Or Two About Coming Back From Injuries
By Kevin J. Ryan. This article originally appeared on Inc., January 5, 2017.
During his eight-year football career, running back Arian Foster led the NFL in rushing touchdowns twice, led the league in rushing yards once, and became […]
October 31, 2016
By Florian Faes. This article originally appeared on Slator, October 27, 2016.
Language industry venture funding has been somewhat muted in the second half of 2016 with only SmartCat, LinguaCustodia, and Interprefy closing seed rounds. In a sign that activity might be picking up again, translation productivity startup Lilt […]
October 17, 2016
By Seth Fiegerman. This article originally appeared on CNN Money, October 16, 2016.
They say entrepreneurs need to embrace fear, but Tim Suzman may have taken that maxim a little too literally.
After watching venture capitalists and tech companies invest in virtual reality products in early 2015, Suzman decided to build one of his own. Other […]
October 5, 2016
By Rick Merritt. This article originally appeared on EE Times, October 4, 2016.
STMicroelectronics Co-Designs Triple-Band SoC
SAN JOSE, Calif. – Startup HMicro Inc. comes out of stealth mode today with a plan to create a high volume market for disposable wireless patches. Its HC1100 SoC, co-developed with STMicroelectronics, uses Wi-Fi and […]
September 14, 2016
This article originally appeared on VentureBeat, September 9, 2016.
‘The partnership-driven model of our funding approach is carefully managed to build stable, long-term infrastructure and equity for high value,’ says HMicro Inc.’s founder and CEO
FREMONT, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–September 9, 2016–HMicro, Inc., a global company that creates system-on-a-chip biosensor platform technology for medical […]
August 31, 2016
By Michelle Quinn. This article originally appeared on The Mercury News, August 31, 2016.
The tech industry is pedaling along just fine.
Nothing on the horizon seems likely to knock off Google, Facebook, Apple or the many smaller companies that are keeping up with the pack.
Except, what if, Uber, the most valuable startup […]
August 25, 2016
By Eric Newcomer. This article originally appeared on Bloomberg, August 25, 2016.
After touting profitability in the U.S. early this year, the ride-hailing company is said to post second-quarter losses exceeding $100 million
The ride-hailing giant Uber Technologies Inc. is not a public company, but every three months, dozens of shareholders get on a […]
August 17, 2016
This article originally appeared on PYMNTS.com, August 15, 2016.
Time is money for every business, but perhaps no more so than for microbusinesses. With only a handful of employees, the time wasted on manual business processes, like invoicing, means lost business (and, of course, lost money).
But there’s a section of the microenterprise community that may […]
August 15, 2016
This article originally appeared on New American Economy, August 12, 2016.
Russian-born immigrant, recent Stanford Graduate School of Business graduate, and entrepreneur Misha Esipov, 28, is “on a mission to improve immigrant lending around the world” and “build a cross-border credit bureau to connect U.S. lenders to international data.” His company, Nova Credit Inc., is developing an […]