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Cogito raises $15M

DARPA-funded artificial intelligence company Cogito has raised a $15 million Series B round. The investment was led by OpenView, with participation from existing investors Romulus Capital...

The code that took America to the moon was just published to GitHub, and...

Former NASA intern Chris Garry uploaded the Apollo Guidance Computer source code to GitHub, on July 7th. Keith Collins wrote a piece on Quartz, talking...

New way to turn electricity into light using graphene, can lead to light-based circuits

When an airplane begins to move faster than the speed of sound, it creates a shockwave that produces a “boom” of sound. Researchers at...

Machine learning algorithms could construct first images of black holes

Researchers from MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory and Harvard University have developed a new algorithm that could help astronomers produce the first...

MIT, Lockheed Martin Ink Autonomy, Robotics Research Collaboration

As part of a new collaborative initiative in autonomy and robotics, MIT and Lockheed Martin engineers will focus on innovations needed to enable generation-after-next...

Intel-GE Care Innovations Holds First Hackathon

Intel-GE Care Innovations, in partnership with MIT Hacking Medicine, StartX, and Stanford Medical School hosted its first ever hackathon on the campus of Stanford...

MIT Launches Online Big Data Course

MIT will offer its first online professional course, Tackling the Challenges of Big Data, to a global audience beginning March 4, 2014. The four-week online course, aimed at technical professionals and executives, will tackle state-of-the-art topics in big data ranging from data collection, storage and processing to analytics and visualization, among other things.

Nissan To Sell Autonomous Cars By 2020

Nissan will be ready with multiple, commercially-viable Autonomous Drive vehicles by 2020, says the company. Autonomous driving will be achieved at 'realistic prices' for consumers,...

Robotics Competition Lets Students Control Satellites Aboard ISS

An algorithm competition from Zero Robotics seeks computationally efficient code solutions to control a satellite in space. The developers? Students. Competitors in the tournament...

Ink Raises $1.8M

Ink, the company behind Filepicker.io, has closed a $1.8 million seed funding round. The round was led by Andreessen Horowitz and Highland Capital Partners. Ink...

3dim Wins MIT Prize For 3D-Gesture Recognition On Mobile Devices

3dim, a startup working on sensor-level software that recognizes three-dimensional gestures on mobile devices, was awarded the Robert P. Goldberg $100,000 grand prize after...

Arctic Sand Closes $9.6M Series A Funding

Arctic Sand Technologies, a fabless semiconductor company working on power management in electronic devices, closed $9.6 million in Series A financing. A syndicate of financial...

MIT President Speaks Up On Aaron Swartz

President of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), L. Rafael Reif, emailed a message to the MIT community, talking on Mr. Swartz. Mr. Reif has also...

Behavior Analytics Startup Ginger.io Raises $6.5M

Ginger.io, a behavioral health analytics startup, has raised a $6.5 million Series A funding round led by Khosla Ventures. Existing seed investors True Ventures and Romulus Capital...

Cisco Acquires Meraki For $1.2B

Cisco is acquiring privately held Meraki.  Meraki will form Cisco’s new Cloud Networking Group. Under the terms of the agreement, Cisco will pay approximately $1.2 billion...