IT

Thinkful, the online continuing education services company for programmers and developers, has raised $4.25 million in a new round of funding as it looks to expand its portfolio of education offerings. “We’ve found a away to get a lot of professional engineers excited about helping people...

The Apollo Education Group, parent organization of the University of Phoenix, wanted to modernize its IT operations to support larger-scale online education. As the producer of a pioneer system for working adults, Apollo needed to take greater advantage of digital outreach, or "distance education."...

Wayne Fromm spent roughly a decade hustling to get his camera monopod off the ground. But, the inventor says, he “met resistance.” People just didn’t get the concept of using an extendible pole to shoot photos of themselves. They do now. Last holiday season, shoppers scooped...

A tech start-up called DotCloud was on its last legs in 2012. Now called Docker, its software has been downloaded 70 million times. “It’s exhilarating and it’s frightening,” said Benjamin Golub, Docker’s chief executive. “We are absolutely punching way above our weight class.” Docker is at the...

One school of thought suggests that interoperability between electronic health records systems is not a technological problem, rather it’s a business model and political matter. Regardless, it remains a monster problem that many parties are working to solve, from high-powered policymakers to high-tech entrepreneurs....

"The Web Is Broken!" has become a familiar theme, with apps generally called out as the bogeyman. We're in love with the convenience of apps, spending dramatically more time with apps than our web browser on phones. This won't be without consequence. As the Wall...

Lockheed Martin made several forays into healthcare last year, buying small, specialized companies. But the defense giant’s latest move in this space is its most personal yet. Lockheed and San Diego company Illumina are teaming up to study the human genome — the stuff that makes you...

Heartland, one of the largest retail payment processors in the U.S., has "total confidence" in E3 encryption and so is getting into the breach insurance business. Heartland Payment Systems is so confident in the security of its payment processing technology that, on Jan. 12, it announced...

Entrepreneurs live in the future. If you expect to innovate and grow, you have to. But if you're growing a business, the vast majority of your time is likely spent on countless tedious tasks in the present. So, how do you keep your eye on...