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With a new baby ever four minutes, Ovuline apps have now tracked 50,000 pregnancies - Innovation - Boston.com

Cambridge pregnancy app company Ovuline announced Tuesday that users have reported 50,000 pregnancies using their software, a current rate of one pregnancy every four minutes.

Web-wide protest pushes back against NSA surveillance - Innovation - Boston.com

Internet activists launched a protest across the web Tuesday encouraging visitors to contact their members of congress in opposition to mass surveillance currently being used by the National Security Agency.

Harvard’s WECode conference welcomes more women into tech - Innovation - Boston.com

Laptop power cords covered the floor of the Harvard Innovation Lab, while a group of women worked at their computers during a daylong hackathon on Sunday.

Karl Baehr’s death leaves behind generations of inspired entrepreneurs - Innovation - Boston.com

“Profit is good,” Karl Baehr preached to his students. The line he repeated over and over. A line one would least expect coming from a director of business and entrepreneurial studies. But at Emerson College, with a focus on art and communication, getting students to embrace the catch phrase proved difficult.

Bootstrap teaches algebra though computer coding - News Local Massachusetts - Boston.com

A software engineer at Trip Advisor, Bill Stitson finds himself every Tuesday at the McCormack Middle School in Dorchester helping sixth-graders learn algebra by making video games.

Let them eat bugs: Start-up Six Foods hopes to spur public hunger for insects - Innovation - Boston.com

Three women at Cambridge start-up Six Foods aren’t just handling insects, they’re eating them. Laura D’Asaro, Rose Wang, and Meryl Natow hope to create buzz in the food industry by building a business around consuming insects.

The Harvard i-lab turns two, bringing together innovators across campus - Innovation - Boston.com

Harvard University’s Innovation Lab — a space dedicated to fostering entrepreneurial growth among students — celebrated its second anniversary Monday.

Ovuline launches app to chart course of what to expect when you’re expecting - Innovation - Boston.com

Trying to get pregnant? There’s an app for that. Already pregnant? There’s an app for that too. 

As Coakley ramps up patent troll fight, LevelUp says it has spent $1m dealing with claims - Innovation - Boston.com

Parents tell their children a canonical fairy tale: The Three Billy Goats Gruff trying to cross a bridge to greener pastures only to be threatened by a hungry troll who lives under the bridge.

Two teams of high school entrepeneurs win chance to take local business ideas to global stage - Innovation - Boston.com

Two groups of Cambridge Rindge and Latin students beat out some tough entrepreneurial competition Tuesday, sending nine high school students to Shanghai for a summit on social responsibility in the new global economy.

Speaking in Boston, investor says Middle East, Africa have thriving entrepreneurial cultures driven largely by the smartphone - Innovation - Boston.com

When thinking of Dubai, Cairo, Amman, Beirut, Istanbul, and Damascus, “startup” might be the last word that comes to mind. Investor and advisor Christopher Schroeder, however, recently released a book suggesting that the word should rank higher in people’s minds when thinking of the Middle East and North Africa.

Somerville-based Jegman takes its ties to Kickstarter to bring textiles back to the states - Innovation - Boston.com

A Boston area startup, Jegman, hopes to bring manufacturing jobs back to the United States using crowdfunding. Jason Eli Glover — the founder whose initials are the basis for the company name — wants to raise $20,000 in 35 days.

For Boston’s techiest academies, even cutting edge doesn’t seem like enough - Innovation - Boston.com

Tuesday afternoon just before the bell, ninth-graders in Joyce White’s class are learning to make gradients with Adobe Illustrator.