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Cosette Jarrett is a freelance writer from Salt Lake City, Utah. Her work focuses on consumer technology and digital connectivity.
Nearpod raises $21 million to turn mobile devices into a teaching tool rather than classroom distraction
Nearly 80% percent of American adults have smartphones these days, according to Pew Research. And the kids are catching up, studies from the Kaiser Family Foundation suggest.
Credit:Screen shot of graph created with Facebook’s Prophet tool in R Facebook has open-sourced its Prophet forecasting tool, designed “to make it easier for experts and non-experts to make high-quality forecasts,” according to a blog post by Sean J. Taylor and Ben Letham in the company’s research team. “Forecasts are customizable in ways that are intuitive to non-experts,” they wrote.
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Entrepreneurs who pitch on ABCsShark Tanktypicallymakepackaged goods and apparel. Occasionally, the high tech breaks through.
Lower airspace isnt crowded with drones quite yet. But as drones become more pervasive, a startup called AirMap is building software and systems to help drone operators fly only where its safe and legal to do so.
A startup called Exyn Technologies Inc. today revealed AI software that enables drones to fly autonomously, even in dark, obstacle-filled environments or beyond the reaches of GPS. A spin-out of the University of Pennsylvanias GRASP Labs, Exyn uses sensor fusion to give drones situational awareness much like a humans.
If youre building drones, personal delivery vehicles or robots that can perform surgery, a desk in acoworking community likeWeWork or RocketSpace probably wont be enough for you. Now, the city of Bostonhas opened a new facility just for robotics startups.
Docker-style containers are so hot theyve broken the scale ETR uses to measure CIO intent to purchase enterprise technology, registering the strongest buying intention score ever recorded in [its] six-year history. While that data is more than a year old, more recent analyses peg Docker adoption up by a factor of 2.6 in 2016 over 2015, yielding a market worth $762 million in 2016, projected to bloat to $2.7 billion by 2020, according to 451 Research.
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Desktop Metal has raised $45 million in a Series C round of venture funding to develop desktop 3D printers that make metal objects. The company aims to bring metal-making capabilitiestosmaller businesses and designers who couldnt afford, or find the space, for previously available technologies.