2010

May 17th, 2010
San Francisco Business Times: San Francisco's iRhythm Technologies Inc., which makes cardiac rhythm monitors, says it closed a $10 million private equity round, led by St. Jude Medical Inc., after gaining U.S. Food and Drug Administration clearance for a cardiac rhythm monitor, its "franchise product."
May 14th, 2010
San Francisco Business Times: To drive the electric car revolution, manufacturers are going to need a lot more lithium. And a Bay Area startup wants to be a cheaper and more eco-friendly supplier.
May 14th, 2010
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Sustainable Business: Biofuel company ZeaChem Inc. has finalized a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for a $25 million grant that will be used to construct and operate a cellulosic ethanol refinery in Oregon.
May 11th, 2010
ZDNet: My biggest challenge with receiving bills electronically is my fear that the alerts about same will get buried in my e-mail, and I'll forget to pay them.
May 11th, 2010
WebProNews: Doxo, a Seattle based start-up focused on helping people and businesses go paperless, said today it has received $5.25 million in funding.
May 11th, 2010
TechCrunch: Paperless billing is the digital future that never quite fully arrives.
May 10th, 2010
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Nature: A technology that simultaneously reads a DNA sequence and its crucial modifications makes its debut.
May 3rd, 2010
Tech Crunch: IronKey, the maker of portable USB flash drives, has raised $22 million in funding from Bridgescale Partners with existing investors Mohr Davidow Ventures and Crosslink Capital participating in the round.
May 1st, 2010
ScienceWatch: Jonas Korlach & Steve Turner talk with ScienceWatch.com and answer a few questions about this month's New Hot Papers in the field of Multidisciplinary.