After the first full academic year of the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology near Moscow, the university—a collaboration between MIT and the Russian government—saw nearly half of its 80 students involved in a startup.
Aaron Levie, the founder and chief executive of cloud content storage company Box, is in Cambridge today to talk about "Mobile Collaboration" at EmTech MIT hosted by MIT Technology Review.
Before his talk, I caught up with him about what's next for Box, as well as the company's presence in Boston.
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Astro Teller, chief—no, Captain of Moonshots—at Google's secretive skunkworks shared some behind-the-scenes info about the Google's incubation zone for Really Crazy Ideas. It makes sense for Google to host X: big ideas come with big payoffs, he said in a conversation with Jason Pontin, editor in chief at MIT Technology Review, at the publication's annual EmTech MIT conference.
The City of Boston has selected TicketZen, a mobile app created at Terrible Labs in Boston, to help process the payment of parking tickets on mobile devices running Android and Apple's iOS operating systems.
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