The rush to set up home offices has been traumatic for some. However, experts maintain that, with the right furnishings, equipment and software, it can be pulled off with minimal—or at least only a modicum—of frustration.
Hackers pounce as coronavirus spread triggers work-at-home movement
Cybersecurity experts warn that cybercriminals are moving in to target people not used to working from home and companies without work-at-home policies or cyber-safety nets.Read More
First 16 Tech office building set to open in June; Innovation Hub to follow
The long-planned $500 million project is at a pivotal moment—one its organizers say could serve as a catalyst for tremendous growth at the 50-acre campus and for central Indiana overall.Read More
Indiana Senate passes ban on holding cell phones while driving
House Bill 1070, authored by Rep. Holli Sullivan, R-Evansville, would prohibit individuals from using a mobile device while driving unless using hands-free or voice-operated technology.Read More
McDonald steps down as ClearObject CEO to join venture fund
John McDonald said he’s taking a position with Boomerang Ventures to become more involved in the state’s startup ecosystem.Read More
London-based Learning Technologies Group has announced Indianapolis will be the headquarters of its new learning-management subsidiary, a boost to the city’s already growing educational technology sector.
This week, Indianapolis tech firm Selfless.ly partnered with Serve Indiana—the state commission on volunteerism and service—to launch an initiative to identify a cadre of ready volunteers and match them with volunteer opportunities that can be accomplished while social distancing.
Lev will retain its name and operations in Indianapolis after being acquired by Cognizant, a publicly-traded company making its third cloud-related acquisition this year.
Virtual care has long been touted as a way to get help quickly instead of waiting days to see a doctor, yet Americans have been slow to embrace it. There are signs that may be changing because of COVID-19.
Cybersecurity experts warn that cybercriminals are moving in to target people not used to working from home and companies without work-at-home policies or cyber-safety nets.
A recent report concluded that 90% of the nation’s tech and innovation sector employment growth from 2005 to 2017 was generated in just five major coastal cities: Seattle, Boston, San Francisco, San Diego and San Jose, California.
New Palestine entrepreneur Andrew Armour spent four years developing his app, Activate Fitness, and the launch of the innovative software this month comes as children are not in school and parents struggle to control how they use their extra free time.
IndyHub, working with Leadership Indianapolis, plans to host digital book clubs, panel discussions and virtual meet-ups, replacing their traditional event and program schedules with opportunities to convene remotely.
Auto auction giant KAR Global’s bet on a phone app that facilitates dealer-to-dealer car sales has cost it a fortune over the past two years—so much so that KAR now is retooling its strategy for the fast-growing division.
The venture capital round was led by Indianapolis-based High Alpha Capital with participation from existing investors and Elevate Ventures.
CourseNetworking, an Indianapolis-based maker of distance learning and collaborations software, and the IUPUI CyberLab are offering a free solution for schools through their Learning Management System.
Jack Welch had a a major impact on business in Indiana during his tenure, directing GE to sell most of the assets of RCA Corp. to French multinational corporation Thomson SA in 1987. RCA employed thousands of people in Indianapolis and in Bloomington, making televisions, radios and records.
250ok Inc., which employs about 55 people, will be the fifth major acquisition in the last two years for Boston-based Validity Inc.
Lisa Maloney, assistant vice president and the Indianapolis branch manager for Robert Half, is on the front line of helping local companies find tech talent. She recently discussed with IBJ the challenges local tech firms face in finding the talent they need to grow the sector and what IT professionals are demanding for their services.
Bitar is a finalist for the GoFly Prize, a $2 million competition in Mountain View, California, sponsored by Boeing for creating an aircraft that can carry a 200-pound person 20 miles without refueling or recharging.
“We’ve gone from being an ankle biter to an 800-pound gorilla,” said Josh Garrett, Mobi’s co-founder and former president who now serves as Tangoe’s chief strategy officer.
Renaissance Electronic Services, an Indianapolis-based tech company that announced major growth plans in 2016, has been acquired by Atlanta-based Vyne, the companies announced Thursday.
The merging companies, Word Systems Inc. and iRecord LLC, will operate as Word Systems LLC and retain all management and employees, officials said.
The tech giant is warning investors that it won’t meet its second-quarter financial guidance because of the viral outbreak.