This is a guest post from Henry Helgeson, the chief executive of payments system software company Merchant Warehouse.
The new iPhones are out. In fact, you might very well be reading this on one. And while you may be excited about the bigger screen, slim profile, fancy camera or even the futuristic Touch ID features, you’re probably not giving much thought to what could turn out to be the coolest feature to come out of this latest iteration: Apple Pay. Read MoreStrong STEM RootsSTEM Slam to motivate next generation of female developers/engineers
Panorama Education, which uses surveys to help schools and teachers better serve their students, announced today that Hunter Gehlbach, an associate professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, will be joining the company as its director of research. Read More
Brianna Wu has become the third woman advocating for changes in how women in the gaming industry are treated who is being forced to leave her home due to threats on her life. Like Zoe Quinn and Anita Sarkeesian before her, Wu is being targeted for her candid criticisms of misogyny in the gaming community. Read MoreTime for a good ThyncWhat we know about Thync's brain-zapping wearable mood enhancer
On the 14th floor of the Prudential Center in downtown Boston, a startup called Thync has been quietly zapping the brains of more than 2,000 volunteers, refining a product that will relax you with low doses of electricity applied to your head.
Thync just raised $13 million from a group of undisclosed investors, and Khosla Ventures is among them. Here's what else we know. Read More
Get BetaBoston by Email
Make BetaBoston yours
Add tags to My Beta to follow the news stories, trends, and companies you care about.