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UC Berkeley Joins MIT-Harvard EdX Initiative

EdX, the online learning initiative founded by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and launched in May, now has the University...

Echo Nest Closes $17.3M Financing Round

The Echo Nest, a music intelligence platform, has closed a $17.3 million financing round led by Norwest Venture Partners. Prior investors Matrix Partners, Commonwealth Capital...

Researchers Design Algorithm To Let Cars Share Internet Connection

Two Wi-Fi-equipped cars sitting at a stoplight could exchange information free of charge, but if they wanted to send that information to the Internet,...

Harvard’s Experiment Fund Gets New Members

Accel Partners, Breyer Capital, and Polaris Venture Partners join New Enterprise Associates (NEA) as partners of The Experiment Fund (www.Xfund.com), a seed-stage venture capital...

MIT Receives $1 Million To Support EdX Partnership

MIT has received a $1 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to support edX, MIT's new partnership in online education with...

MIT To Host Intel’s Big Data ISTC

MIT has won a national search to become the newest Intel Science and Technology Center (ISTC) for Big Data, which will be hosted by...

MIT Sloan CIO Symposium Winners

The 9th Annual MIT Sloan CIO Symposium announced two winners of the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium 2012 Award for Innovation Leadership. Catherine Bruno, VP and CIO of non-profit Eastern...

MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition Winners Announced

CloudTop, a startup that enables developers of Web applications to integrate users’ online content, was awarded the Robert P. Goldberg $100,000 prize after beating...

Researchers Develop Robots To Record Neurons In Living Brain

Researchers at MIT and Georgia Tech have developed a way to automate the process of finding and recording information from neurons in the living...

MIT Tech Review Identifies Top 10 Emerging Technologies

The editors of MIT’s Technology Review have announced their annual list of the 10 emerging technologies. These innovations promise fundamental shifts in areas including energy, health...

Locu Raises $4M Series A Round

Locu, a data-focused startup launched from Sir Tim Berners-Lee’s lab at MIT has raised a $4 Million Series A round of venture capital led by...

MIT Establishes Center For Art, Science & Technology

MIT has received $1.5 million from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support a new Center for Art, Science & Technology (CAST). A joint initiative...

NSF Grants $10M For Printed Robots Project

A project to reinvent how robots are designed and produced is being funded by a $10-million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). A team...

MIT Scientists Working On Self-Healing Clouds

With funding from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), researchers from the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) aim to develop...

Tello Raises $2.7 Million

SaaS and mobile application company Tello has raised $2.7 million in a Series A funding, led by True Ventures and Bullpen Capital. People use Tello’s...