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Science Meets Fashion in Cambridge

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Science Meets Fashion in Cambridge

Fashion and Science seem to be an odd combination but in usual Cambridge form the MIT Media Lab is showing that combining both can bring advances to the fashion industry.  Boston Fashion Week is officially starting on Friday and in what seems to be one of 2 Cambridge located events the MIT Media Lab is […]

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Cambridge’s Harmonix Releases Beatles Rock Band

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Cambridge’s Harmonix Releases Beatles Rock Band

I continue to be amazed at the innovation that comes out of Cambridge based companies and universities.  Harmonix’s new release of The Beatles:  Rock Band is another example how ideas that come out of the MIT Media Lab have the ability to create products and companies with staying power. Harmonix is a subsidiary of MTV […]

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Cool iPhone Apps from Cambridge

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Cool iPhone Apps from Cambridge

Many innovations come out of Cambridge based companies and universities. Two iPhone apps were recently released both from Cambridge developers. The first was the MassTransit app that was developed by a company here in Cambridge. Sparkfish Creative made use of the recently released APIs for the MBTA to create an app that stores schedule information […]

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EMC Expands Presence in Cambridge

Filed in Business by on June 25, 2009 1 Comment
EMC Expands Presence in Cambridge

EMC  is becoming a consortium sponsor for the MIT Media Lab in Cambridge.  EMC recently established the EMC Research Lab at 11 Cambridge Center in the Kendall Square area of Cambridge.  This is being labeled as one of their initiatives.  There role is: focused on accelerating emerging technology innovation and product development and advancing EMC’s […]

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E Ink of Cambridge Sold to Taiwanese Company

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E Ink of Cambridge Sold to Taiwanese Company

Prime View International of Taiwan has agreed to buy E Ink of Cambridge for $215 million.  Thankfully the company will be staying in Cambridge and even plans to add jobs (10-20) here in Cambridge.  Both the Boston Business Journal and Mass High Tech reported the planned purchase this morning. E Ink started out at MIT’s […]

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