New Movies At Home? Theaters, Studios Testing Waters With Film-Streaming StartupStartup “The Screening Room” is partnering with theater chains to allow subscribers to stream new movies at home, while they are still showing in theaters.
Tech Startups Compete To Win $1 Million On New Intel-Funded Reality ShowFive judges will pick a $1 million winner among technology startups on a new Intel-funded competition TV show, "America's Greatest Makers."
No Sex, No Booze, Now Layoffs At San Francisco StartupA San Francisco startup that told workers it was cutting off the flow of alcohol in the workplace and issued an email asking them to refrain from sex at the office announced Friday it was cutting its workforce by 17 percent.
Bay Area Biotech Startups Racing To Fill Our Plates With Lab-Created Meats, SeafoodWhether it’s a big juicy steak or a tasty shrimp cocktail, some Bay Area biotech startups are racing to fill your plates, but not from a feed lot or the vast blue ocean.
Bay Area Startup Challenges Japan To Giant Robot BattleMegabots Inc., an Oakland, California-based startup, has built a 15-foot mechanical gladiator called the Mark II and challenged a Japanese firm to an international battle for robot supremacy.
Oakland Startup Offers To Cancel Comcast Subscription For YouA Bay Area startup is offering a service that allows Comcast customers to cancel their service – and avoid a telephone runaround – by hiring them to cancel for the customer instead.
Nasdaq Opens San Francisco Center To Build Relationships With StartupsNasdaq has long been known as the "tech-heavy" stock exchange, where some of Silicon Valley's best-known companies have gone to sell shares. Now, as it faces stiff competition from rival exchanges to lure the next hot IPO, it's reaching out to business startups before they go public.
Jeb Bush Takes Uber To San Francisco Startup During Bay Area VisitIt wasn't quite hipster Jeb Bush who arrived at a San Francisco startup— via ride-share service Uber— but the Republican presidential contender did his best Thursday to show he's not part of what he called the ho-hum stagnation of Washington.
Bay Area Company CropX Uses Sensors And App To Maximize Water Use For CropsCropX allows farmers to use wireless sensors that send soil readings to the cloud and the startup's software determines how much water different areas of the field need.
'TowIt' App Publicly Shames Drivers Of Badly Parked CarsA new app lets annoyed cyclists or drivers harness the power of crowdsourcing to report illegally parked cars.
Hilarious Random 'Startup Generator' Spits Out Fake Tech Names That Will Fool YouOffendy ... VariationValue ... Smartrot... you've heard of these companies, right? Wrong. They are actually fake startup names spit out on site built by a couple of Georgia Tech computer science students.
Entrepreneurial San Quentin Inmates Getting Chance To Pitch Ideas To Tech LeadersEntrepreneurial inmates at San Quentin are getting a chance to present their ideas to tech and business leaders.