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Ginkgo Builds Out Robot Labs as Microbe Design Business Grows: Photos

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Ginkgo is contributing to that shift. It’s like an “eight-armed grad student,” Kelly quips. More on that collaboration in a minute.).

Eye of the needle? Why worry over your bottlenecks.

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decision and action they undertook.  Her intentions were pure and admirable. She wanted only the highest quality for her organizational reputation.

Smith Micro Adds Design and Development Service

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Aliso Viejo-based software developer Smith Micro Sofware said that it has launched a new, design and development service, which will help its customers develop their own mobile apps. According to Smith Micro, the service is aimed at B2 enterprises and startups, and help them develop iOS, Android, and Windows apps. READ MORE>>.

Why these 4 LA tech startups rebranded

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Ampsy;dammydommydimmy;Jam City;dammydommydimmy;StackCommerce;dammydommydimmy;Winc. Ampsy View Profile » Follow. Blog type: Community. read more

Pasadena Angels invest over $1M in iKizmet

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Pasadena, California (September 22, 2016) – The Pasadena Angels (PA) today announced the second investment from their PA Fund 1 (The Fund).  The Fund invested an additional $75K in iKizmet, a business intelligence platform specifically created for small businesses operating fitness, wellness studios, and gyms. Tweet Tweet.

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Tech Roundup: Foursquare comes west, LeisureLink ceases operations and more

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Blog Thumbnail: Foursquare checks in, announces new LA offices. Blog type: Community. read more

Who's Next For IPO, Acquisition In Southern California?

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Who else is on the possible exit list? Image courtesy N StJerna via Flickr. 1. The company has been rumored to be seeking an IPO since last year. 3.

srfr Launches Dongle-Free Mobile-to-TV Streaming

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Want to show your best friend videos of your amazing vacation to Bali stored on your iPhone? News mobile srfr streaming venice

Silicon Beach Report Sept. 27: SpaceX’s Elon Musk Reveals Mars Mission Plans

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SpaceX’s Elon Musk reveals Mars mission plans, Jukin Media adds marketing division, Peter Guber and investors buys e-sports team

Tech Transforms the Election Experience, From VR to Voter Registration

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My friend Eileen and I are planning to “phone-watch” the first presidential debate together on Monday. See how it works here.).

This Venice-based startup wants to be the solution to cross-platform streaming

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Esri Offers Up Free Software To Winners Of EPA Challenge

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Redland-based Esri , which develops geographical information management (GIS) and mapping software, says it will donate $80,000 in software to winners of the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Smart City Air Challenge. The EPA's challenge looks to spur communities to provide real time data collection from networks of air quality sensors.

Energy Storage North America

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Wednesday, October 5, 2016 -- Energy Storage North America. North America's largest conference, exhibition and networking event for the energy storage industry. See [link] (more

Silicon Beach Report Sept. 26: Snapchat Changes Its Name, Unveils Sunglasses with Camera

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Snapchat changes its name and unveils sunglasses with camera, Disney in talks to buy Twitter, SpaceX test fires Mars rocket and more

In Turnaround Saga, Ignyta Nears Crucial Phase in Cancer Drug Trial

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As a tool for diagnosing rheumatoid arthritis and other autoimmune diseases, Ignyta’s technology failed in early 2013, Lim said in a recent interview.

As California votes to legalize cannabis, these are the 14 local weed startups to watch

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Blog Thumbnail: As California inches toward legalizing recreational cannabis use, entrepreneurs are beginning to recognize the possibilities ahead.

Maxwell Technologies Names Sales VP

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San Diego-based Maxwell Technologies , a developer of ultracapacitor-based energy storage systems, has named Olaf Muller as the company's Senior Vice President of Sales. Muller was most recently at Benteler Automotive. Muller also has served at TRW. The company said Muller has 20 years of experience in the automotive industry. READ MORE>>.

Energy Storage North America

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Tuesday, October 4, 2016 -- Energy Storage North America. North America's largest conference, exhibition and networking event for the energy storage industry. See [link] (more

Silicon Beach Report Sept. 23: SpaceX Rocket Explosion Investigation Makes Some Progress.

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SpaceX rocket explosion investigation makes some progress, IGN launches channel to cover virtual reality, and Gamblit Gaming adds racing game to casino floors

Tealium Adds $35M to Expand Technology, Sharpen Customer Focus

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Tealium, a San-Diego startup that provides online advertising tag management and marketing services for enterprise customers, has raised $35 million in a growth financing deal intended to expand its technology and market reach. Georgian Partners and Bain Capital Ventures, the investment firms that anchored Tealium’s $30.7 It’s been about data.

Open Nights at WE Labs & Open Call for Innovatory Contract Positions

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Organized By: Entrepreneurs, Founders, Startups & Innovators @ WE Labs. Website to register for event: [link]. Event Dates: 09/12/2017 06:00 pm.

Spireon Rolls Out New Solar Powered Telematics Product

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Irvine-based vehicle telematics and tracking systems provider Spireon said today that it has launched a new product, a solar-powered product specifically being used for tracking trailers. According to Spireon, the new product is compatible with both dry vans and containers, and helps companies better track their operations. READ MORE>>.

INNOVATE LA 2016 (October 6-23) Calls for Events

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Are you planning an event October 6th-23rd that celebrates Innovation in Los Angeles County? Please make sure your event is included in the incredible line-up of InnovateLA events! Last year Los Angeles Innovation Week(s) saw 160 events unfold over 22 days in over 25 cities across L.A. County. If you are already planning something, terrific!

Silicon Beach Report Sept. 22: SGN Renames Itself Jam City, Acquires Rights to ‘Peanuts’ Franchise

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SGN renames itself Jam City as well as acquires rights to ‘Peanuts’ franchise, ULA sends Pentagon letter criticizing SpaceX explosions, Tinder invests in Hey Vina!, and more

Bio Roundup: Mylan Grilled, Duchenne Kids Thrilled, Zuck-Chan & More

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Another biopharma executive went before Congress to explain drug price hikes. Unlike Martin Shkreli, Mylan CEO Heather Bresch actually answered questions. Elsewhere in Washington, the NIH chief warned about Congress’s inability to agree on Zika funding, and Vice President Joe Biden talked with Stat about cancer research.

Uncoded Hack Nights at WE Labs w/Lightning Talks + Code Check + Show & Tell

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Organized By: Uncoded. Website to register for event: [link]. Event Dates: 09/12/2017 06:00 pm. Category: Coding/Programming. Networking. Pitch Event.

Newegg Looks To Boot Up Holiday Sales, In October

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Los Angeles-basedd online retailer Newegg said this morning that it is launching a series of sales and deals on its various video game accessories and titles, through a month long effort in October is it calling "Gametober". The holiday season for retailers traditionally started in November. READ MORE>>.

TCVN Fireside Chat with Scott Jarus

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Thursday, September 29, 2016 -- Crowd-funding – Tales from the trenches: Observations from a combatant. Much has been anticipated about crowd-funding and its impact on capital formation. Is crowd-funding an effective strategy? What are the advantages and disadvantages. What are the costs involved in crowd-funding through Reg CF and/or Reg A+?

SGN Renames Itself Jam City, Acquires ‘Peanuts’ Franchise

L.A. Business Journal

SGN has renamed itself Jam City in a rebranding effort aimed at better reflecting its portfolio of games

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How to avoid “death by meeting.”

Berkonomics

Imagine yourself with a calendar requiring you to be in six meetings in a day.  Day after day.  Slowly in many cases.  And expensively.

Levee wants to help freelancers find the right loopholes to cut their taxes

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Levee. Series: Fintech in Los Angeles. Anyone who has ever spent time working as an independent contractor knows the nightmare of tracking costs.

Velocify Names Trio Of New Executives

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Los Angeles-based Velocify , which develops software to help companies better manage their sales process, is in a growth spurt, with the hire of three new executives--all veterans of the tech industry from the LA area. Velocify said the hires come due to rapid growth at the company. READ MORE>>. velocify executive sales legal

Biocom Welcome Reception and Fireside Chat with Dr. Ric Kaner of UCLA

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Wednesday, September 28, 2016 -- Biocom Welcome Reception and Fireside Chat with Dr. Ric Kaner of UCLA. Fireside Chat with Ric Kaner, UCLA Kaner Lab AND Welcome Reception for Biocom Los Angeles! See https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sam-and-biocom-present-fireside-chat-with-dr-ric-kaner-of-uclas-kaner-lab-tickets-27555165241.

Next-Generation Ops: A FutureTalk With Google Cloud Platform’s Kelsey Hightower

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