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Ryder System inks partnership with Aperia to modernize its heavy-duty trucks

Amid a push to innovate its fleet management and supply chain services, Ryder System Inc. has launched a partnership with Aperia Technologies, a company that specializes in improving fuel economy through automatic tire pressure adjustment products. The partnership paves the way for all Ryder (NYSE: R) heavy-duty trucks to install and use Halo Tire Inflator, [...]

By | October 1st, 2017|

Jason Mars of Clinc in Top 10 Most Innovative CEOs in Banking 2017

Fintechs are partnering with banks, banks are using blockchain technology, artificial intelligence, and cryptocurrency and financial regulation is still undergoing massive changes... #2 Jason Mars, Clinc At this point, providing an AI-powered banking assistant probably won’t make someone stand out in the industry: but providing a banking assistant powered by artificial intelligence that consumers can [...]

By | September 28th, 2017|

Blue Medora at Tech of VMworld 2017: Monitoring

VMworld 2017 was a reinvigorated ecosystem, as I wrote about previously, and there was plenty of interesting tech about datacenter infrastructure was what you wanted to know about. One of the main categories I spent time to look at was monitoring and telemetry systems. These are software tools used for managing infrastructure in the VMware [...]

By | September 8th, 2017|

Akadeum gets $1.5 million from Silicon Valley investors

Silicon Valley investors have led a funding round of almost $1.5 million in Ann Arbor-based Akadeum Life Sciences Inc., a spinoff from the University of Michigan, to develop its technology for tissue, water and food testing. The lead investor, BioInfleXion Point Partners, specializes in early-stage life-science investments. The round was joined by other Silicon Valley [...]

By | September 6th, 2017|

Rachio Keeps Your Sprinklers From Flooding The Lawn

OUR SPRINKLERS TURN on at six in the morning. We're usually still in bed at that time, so if it's raining when they sputter into action, somebody's getting up and getting wet to turn them off. Either that, or our yard ends up turning into a swamp. The Rachio Smart Sprinkler Controller ($250) helps makes [...]

By | August 25th, 2017|

Sight Machine Introduces Digital Readiness Index for Manufacturing

Sight Machine Inc., the category leader for manufacturing analytics, today introduced the Digital Readiness Index (DRI), a methodology to evaluate a manufacturer’s readiness for digital transformation and identify the projects likely to deliver the most impactful returns. Sight Machine developed DRI based on insights from digital manufacturing projects with some of the world’s largest manufacturers. [...]

By | August 25th, 2017|

Strata – Promising New Cancer Drugs Won’t Go Far Unless Everyone Gets Genetic Testing

Dan Rhodes, CEO at Strata Oncology, a tumor sequencing company, says genetic sequencing is “absolutely the bottleneck” in finding patients who will benefit from targeted cancer drugs. His company is giving away free testing to cancer patients to help match them to experimental treatments being studied in clinical trials (see “Should We Sequence the DNA [...]

By | August 25th, 2017|

Akadeum Life Sciences, Inc. Recognized for Best New Technology at CYTO Innovation

ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN (PRWEB) AUGUST 08, 2017 Each year, the top minds in cytometry—which refers to the methodology used to extract quantitative information from individual cells—join together at ISAC’s CYTO Innovation to present the industry’s new technologies in the technology showcase. This year, Ann Arbor-based Akadeum Life Science, Inc.’s microbubble technology rose to the top [...]

By | August 10th, 2017|

Cobalt – Crowdsourcing application security closes the automated assessment gap

You could say Kris Lahiri, VP operations and chief security officer at enterprise file sharing platform provider Egnyte, was a bit of a skeptic when he first considered adding crowd-sourced penetration testing to the firm’s application security regimen. Indeed, the idea of giving permission for a bunch of unknown eyes to scour over their systems [...]

By | July 28th, 2017|

How Clinc Developed The Most Advanced A.I. For The Banking Industry

Imagine opening your bank app and asking questions about your checking account or making requests in a totally natural, conversational way. “When was the last time I was paid and can you transfer five-hundred bucks into savings?” That is an idea that Ann Arbor-based A.I. startup Clinc has implemented with its first product launch, Finie, a [...]

By | July 28th, 2017|