Category: Technology

Helen Stimson’s charge as president of the Delaware BioScience Association is impressive: Be a catalyst for developing a strong bioscience community in Delaware and ultimately keep the innovation here, too. “Bringing community together to share a network is really important, especially when you look at the bioscience industry, which has had a tough time attracting…

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices franchisees can now easily market their residential listings to wealthy Chinese buyers through an agreement with Juwai.com. Juwai.com, a China-based international property portal, attracts roughly two million visitors per month. It is one of the world’s most popular property portals, which include other online property database sites such as Trulia and Zillow. “The…

The University of Delaware Horn Program in Entrepreneurship is holding its annual startup funding competition, Hen Hatch, on Tuesday, April 25 at the World Cafe Live at the Queen in Wilmington. The competition has two tracks, one for students and one for alumni, staff and teachers, with three finalists in each. The teams will compete…

Delaware Open Data, the state’s official open data portal, released a data set last week listing recent restaurant inspection violations from across the state. Between January 2016 and March 2017, the state issued nearly 8,000 violations to establishments ranging from chain restaurants to local eateries. The data set includes the name and location of the…

As the Federal Communications Commission addresses broadband access and infrastructure, a new study shows Americans have mixed views on current policy. Local governments should be able to build their own broadband networks if existing services in an area are either too expensive or not good enough, said 70 percent of those interviewed by Pew Research…

Belacam.com, a standalone photo-sharing site that aims to monetize likes on social media, will begin beta testing tomorrow in anticipation of a summer launch. The testing will crowd-source feedback before converting the site to an app. Beta testers will be able to create accounts, follow users, post pictures and GIFs, and give and receive small…

Waggies by Maggie & Friends, a nonprofit dog treat company founded to employ workers with intellectual disabilities, had a problem. When the company’s all-natural, vet-approved treats made with no preservatives were ready for packaging, some workers had difficulty dealing with the numbers on the scales. Some bags would be heavy; others would be very light.…

Philadelphia Federal Reserve President Patrick T. Harker warned in a speech Monday that digital currencies can lead to depreciation and an unstable money supply. He delivered the speech at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Engineering and Applied Science for a talk on financial technology. “The underpinning of currency, like the financial system itself, is…

ARLINGTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Ten states, including four first-time winners, are the best places in the country to create high-paying jobs and promote innovation-friendly policies, according to the Consumer Technology Association’s (CTA) 2017 Innovation Scorecard. Colorado, Maryland, New Hampshire and Washington earned the Scorecard’s top designation of Innovation Champion for the first time, joining returning champions…