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MIT is Hosting a Breast Pump Hackathon This Weekend

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For a device that’s supposed to help new mothers everywhere (and for something that’s been around since the mid-19th century), breast pumps sure haven’t gotten any better at doing their job. While the main goal of a breast pump is to literally pump milk out of a breast, in order to, you know, provide milk… Read more »


Fever Smart Launches Indiegogo Campaign

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Update: As of 2 PM ET, the Fever Smart Indiegogo campaign has met 64% of its goal! Call it wearable tech for children. Fever Smart is “is a smart wireless thermometer that allows parents to remotely monitor their children’s temperature via their smartphone,” according to their website. Typically, reading temperatures can be time-consuming for parents… Read more »


MeteorJs: Prototype to Production App In A Few Weeks

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MeteorJs is an open-source framework to quickly build web apps that is powerful enough for an experienced developer, but easy enough for a beginner to get started on building a production app. Meteor Development went through Y Combinator in 2011 and also raised $11.2 million from Alexis Ohanian and Andreessen Horowitz, among others. When my co-founder and… Read more »


Miami-Based Symptify to Showcase at Health 2.0

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South Florida’s tech scene is starting to get noticed, especially when it comes to medical and health startups. Miami-based startup Symptify announced today that it has been invited to present at the prestigious 2014 Health 2.0 Annual Conference being held this week in Santa Clara, California. Symptify is a self-evaluative online health tool where users can learn about… Read more »


Boise Accelerator Collabortank to Provide Resources for Local Startups

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A coalition of successful business owners and educators have joined forces to create Collabortank, a startup accelerator at Boise Hub co-working space for entrepreneurs. The Boise accelerator comes at a time when the city is starting to get national attention as a growing tech hub, recently ranked top 5 “under-the-radar tech hubs” in the United States. The accelerator, in collaboration… Read more »