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Mining for Future Talent
Big week for Big Data in Boston
"Finger touching glow line" via Shutterstock
Earlier this week, hack/reduce announced a Big Data-focused college ambassador program, a joint effort with the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative. It was part of a bigger initiative this week that puts organizations working in the Big Data space, like hack/reduce, Microsoft, and Thomson Reuters, among others, in the spotlight. Read More
HubSpot Going After Salesforce
HubSpot launches sales acceleration product Sidekick and HubSpot CRM
HubSpot's CEO Brian Halligan at INBOUND
Last year, inbound marketing company HubSpot launched what it calls a content optimization system, or COS. It was the company's take on what it would be like to build a CMS, or content management system, from the ground up, Dharmesh Shah said at INBOUND '14 today. However, there have long been rumors that the company would do something similar with customer relationship management systems (CRMs) or even release a software improvement on the current state of CRMs. Read More
Design Grab
Product design startup GrabCAD acquired by Stratasys for $100 million
Image via GrabCAD
Computer-aided design (CAD) startup GrabCAD of Cambridge has been acquired by Stratasys (SSYS), a Minnesota-based 3D printer and 3D production systems maker. Although terms of the deal were not disclosed, a source close to the deal said that it is for $100 million in cash and stock. Read More
After Segway
Getting advanced prosthetics to those who need them
Dean Kamen shakes hands with “Luke,” the robotic arm developed by his company, DEKA. (Photo from DEKA)
For the past eight years, in an old mill building in Manchester, N.H., a team of engineers has been developing what you might call the Tesla of artificial limbs. The DEKA Arm System, about the same size and weight of an adult’s arm, can pick up an egg from a carton or a credit card from a desk. Read More
A good day for Openbay
Need auto repair? Openbay's service wins 'App of the Year'
Openbay's Rob Infantino at the MassTLC Awards
Openbay, an app that lets users get the best deals for auto repairs and pay for the service through the application, is quietly building an industry leading marketplace that could help car owners, repair shops, auto part distributors, and growing industries that rely on working fleets of automobiles. Last night, the Cambridge company was acknowledged for its auto industry innovation, winning MassTLC's "App of the Year" award at the organizations annual Leadership Awards event. (For the entire list of winners, check here.) Read More