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As venture capital investment in cleantech plummeted worldwide last year, Massachusetts firms bucked the trend, thanks to diversity in technology and several high-profile rounds. Bay State cleantech companies brought in $356 million in 27 VC deals last year, a 21 percent dollar-value increase over 2008, according to a report released last week by research firm The Cleantech Group LLC and business advisory firm Deloitte LLP. In North America, investment value fell to $3.5 billion — 42 percent less than 2008 and 17 percent less than 2007 — and globally VC cleantech investment fell 34 percent to $5.6 billion. Yet a look ...
areas along Route 128 from the 1960s to the 1980s, Route 128 came to symbolize the Boston high-tech community itself. However, today the industry has expanded significantly onto Interstate 495 as well, the next beltway out. 1 In local culture, Route 128 is seen as something of a dividing line between the inner municipalities of Greater Boston and the more far-flung suburbs. The road's roughly radius, for example, also delimits most of the area accessible by the MBTA rapid transit system. Much of the area within Route 128 was developed before World War II, while the area outside it was developed more recently. The south end ...
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Now, before we get you all whipped into a frenzy, (we can see your mouths foaming and the tears forming from here) we want you to know that you’re still going to get all the innovative, startup-centric, local tech news your little heart could want. We’re just upping the ante a bit. We’ve spent the last few weeks prepping this thing and we think you’re going to be really pleased with it. This week, in addition to the great content you already expect at BostInno, you can also anticipate: A total-picture view of how Boston’s pro teams engage fans online A complete list of the pro athletes in Boston who ... market research, surveys and trends

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State's high-tech exports rose in '08; Massachusetts ranks fourth ...
Massachusetts' high-tech exports totaled $9.5 billion in 2008, up nearly 1 percent from $9.4 billion in 2007, making the state the fourth-highest in the country for high-tech exports, according to a report released today by the TechAmerica Foundation. The report, "Trade in the Cyberstates 2009: A State-by-State Overview of High-Tech International Trade," indicated that U.S. high-tech goods exports rose by 1 percent in 2008, reaching $223 billion, representing 17 percent of all U.S. exports to other countries. High-tech imports were down by less than 1 percent, totaling $336 billion in 2008, resulting in a slight ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
$232 Billion Personalized Medicine Market to Grow 11 Percent ...
in the United States is already $232 billion, and it is projected to grow 11 percent annually, according to a new report published today by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, entitled The Science of Personalized Medicine: Translating the Promise into Practice . Personalized medicine, which targets individualized treatment and care based on personal and genetic variation , is creating a booming market, but it is a disruptive innovation that PricewaterhouseCoopers says will create both opportunities and challenges for traditional healthcare and emerging market participants. PricewaterhouseCoopers projects that the market for a more ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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BLAST FROM THE PAST: Lycos Sold Today For $36 Million!
Today the Lycos brand has been acquired again, this time for $36 million by Indian firm Ybrant Digital, who purchased it from Korean Daum Corp., Mass High Tech reports . The search engine/directory/portal was a huge early web brand, went public in 1996, bought a bunch of sites like Tripod, Angelfire, and Wired.com, and was sold near the peak of the dot-com bubble for $5.4 billion to Spanish telecom giant Telefonica. Now it's worth 0.67% of that. Daum bought Lycos from Telefonica's Internet arm in 2004 for $95 million. And now it's apparently only worth a third of that. Check out our 2008 report on more of ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Ember execs share expectations of smart devices and Zigbee chips
Sure, the electric grid and most buildings could some day become “smart,” with new technologies that monitor energy use helping to drive down use and costs. But no one can claim to have the smarts to know exactly how we’re going to get there. If you ask the team at Boston-based Ember Corp. , a maker of the chips that are behind many of the early innovations in smart grid technologies, they’ll describe the current landscape this way: it’s a lot like the “wild wild west” days of the early Internet, a time of tremendous uncertainty about what path the technology would take. When it comes to ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

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Is there a website which lists professional events around Boston ...
I am looking for a website which shows all professional events around: e.g. IEEE events, conferences, seminars, entrepreneurial events, trade shows, seminars, training, etc. I know some organizations like NeJUG, BostonCHI, SPIN, Mass High Tech, Webinno, MIT, meetup, eventbrite etc, publish their own events, but is there a website which aggregates all the information into one website? I saw www.bostoneventslist.com, but I am wondering if there are better websites? Member since: November 04, 2009 Total points: 2359 (Level 3) We maintain a Boston Events Calendar, sorted by category. We don't have much in that category at ...
What is Club Penguin and have you ever been there or seen it?
A Lawrence tech company plans to use its animated frog to take on the powerhouse animated mouse for the hearts and minds of children online. WonderWorld Entertainment LLC is about to launch a virtual community for children based on the intellectual property behind its children’s television show, “Ribert & Robert’s WonderWorld,” which features an animated frog and a live-action actor in more than 30 public television markets in the U.S. The program has been around since 2005. The virtual community is going to compete head to head with Club Penguin, the largest virtual community for kids in the world, which was bought by The Walt ...