Ayasdi, a company that has developed data-visualization software it says uses big data to answer the questions you never thought to ask, has launched in Palo Alto with $10.25 million in funding.
Larry Page lives by the gospel of 10x. Most companies would be happy to improve a product by 10 percent. Not the CEO and cofounder of Google. The way Page sees it, a 10 percent improvement means that you're basically doing the same thing as everybody else.
Creating a powerful new input device for computers might not be easy, but it's easier than convincing people to switch from the mouse to something entirely new. You can either hand them out on street corner (bad idea), or bundle them with a computer maker.