Ockam raises $3.2 million in seed funding to make it easier for developers to secure and scale their IoT apps

Ockam, a two-year-old, Bay Area-based company that’s selling tools to developers so they can establish an “architecture for trust” within their connected device applications, has raised $4.9 million in seed funding, including from Core Ventures, Okta Ventures, SGH Capital, and Future Ventures. This serverless platform for IoT development is being led by CEO Matthew Gregory…

2 Beaten-Down Biotech Stocks That Could Make You Rich

BioMarin and Sarepta Therapeutics should be top growth plays in the next decade. Biotech stocks are undoubtedly one of the most volatile group of equities in the market today. While extreme volatility can be hard to stomach, the wild price swings associated with small- to mid-cap biotech stocks can also create stellar buying opportunities for…

2 Top Biotech Stocks to Buy Right Now

Here’s why you might want to buy Amarin and Blueprint Medicines as soon as possible. Approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is a big step in the life of a biotech company. It’s the difference between theory and reality, between hopes and money in the bank. FDA approval not only means that a…

What Exactly Is Machine Intelligence?

Futuristic Circuit Board Render With Bokeh Effects – Technology Related Concept GettyIs the term Machine Intelligence going to take over the terms Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.  Answer by Max Simkoff,Founder and CEO […]

Citi Ventures is betting on cars that pay their own bills, and its co-head of investing envisions a future where your devices make payments without you

Ramneek Gupta, co-head of venture investing at Citi Ventures, sees Square, which Citi Ventures has invested in, as an example of companies finding ways to do more than just process transactions.Gupta also sees a future with machine-originated payments. “I think payments will start to get initiated from some of these devices. It’s the natural next…

Stephen King-themed, anti-Susan Collins merch from the Maine Democrats

The Maine Democratic Party has teamed up with the progressive sticker-and-more company Bumperactive (previously) to produce a line of Stephen King-themed, anti-Susan Collins merch, with proceeds going to unseat the Republican Senator whose repeated acts of cowardice (especially during the Kavanaugh confirmation hearings) demonstrated that she had no commitment to either her stated principles or…

Mayor Pete: Obama should have left Chelsea Manning to rot in prison for 35 years

Here’s a spicy take! South Bend, Indiana Mayor and would-be Democratic presidential nominee Pete Buttigieg told CBS that he was “troubled” that Obama extended clemency to the whistleblower Chelsea Manning, freeing her from the prison where she had been tortured and incarcerated for upholding her oath to defend the Constitution by revealing evidence of US…

Can AI help diagnose depression? It’s a long shot

(Getty/KatarzynaBialasiewicz) At the moment, machine intelligence is just as subjective as human intelligence Alejandra Canales November 23, 2019 7:59PM (UTC) This story originally appeared on Massive Science, an editorial partner site that publishes science stories by scientists. Subscribe to their newsletter to get even more science sent straight to you. Despite being one of the most common…