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Caltech Engineers Use Legos, Google Smartphone For Smart Petri Dish


Caltech did not say if the team intends to commercialize the development. READ MORE>>.

Vederi Sues Google Over Google Street View


A Pasadena-based company, founded by Caltech Ph.D's, is suing Google for patent infringement, based on its Google Street View feature, according to IP law firm Christie, Parker & Hale LLP. Tags: vederi google caltech patent legal lawsuit street view

Interview with Aviv Grill, Miso Media


The firm is backed by Google Ventures, as well as a number of well known angels. You're backed by Google, isn't that right? We had a 1.0

Why Has LA Suddenly Gotten So Much Attention from VCs and Entrepreneurs?

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The patents Overture held became known in small circles as Google’s ’361 problem as outlined here. Yes, Google won. Booed.

Your Product Needs to be 10x Better than the Competition to Win. Here’s Why:

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Google was clear that they WOULD NOT go into this business. They were a juggernaut and Google was a small company. Overture (

Can You Really Build a Great Tech Firm Outside Silicon Valley?

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We have world-class universities like Caltech, UCLA, USC and more. This article originally appeared on TechCrunch. Let me use LA as an example.

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The Talent Tourniquet | Making Los Angeles Startup Friendly

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One of the hotter topics at the last  Silicon Beach Fest (SBF) in Santa Monica was the exodus of homegrown tech talent. And for good reason.

5 things Silicon Valley gets wrong about Southern California

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Clash of the Titans: Google joins Apple, Microsoft in announcing new tablets (and more). 1 day ago. Google Plus. Whats Hot Menu. Apple.

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Bridging The Gap Between Students And Startups, With TechLA


However, for students at USC, UCLA, and Caltech, that just doesn''t exist. What''s the idea behind the program? How is the program doing that?

Cool Planet Biosystems Moves HQ To Colorado


The first was Gevo, a biofuels company originally started in Pasadena and based on technology from Caltech and UCLA, and which moved to Colorado to escape local rules and regulations over its biofuels manufacturing efforts, and eventually had an IPO. READ MORE>>. cool planet biofuels biosystems cleantech relocation colorado economic gevo

Social Networking (the Shorter Version) Past, Present, Future

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ask microsoft, aol/time warner & google]. Google acquired YouTube for $1.65 They have more page views than even Google. Yahoo!

Start Me Up

Ask the Angels

Caltech engineering grad, he started Idealab in 1996 with the aim of finding and testing new ideas, then turning the best ones into companies that take up residence. Pasadena Magazine August 2012  (click here for the original article). Written by Maria Russo. Not only will no one think you’re crazy, you’ll learn something new.”. Twitter.

What the Past Can Tell Us About the Future of Social Networking

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ask microsoft, aol/time warner & google]. Google acquired YouTube for $1.65 They have more page views than even Google. Yahoo!

Obama Taps Two Southern Californians For Tech, Science Advice


President Barack Obama has appointed two Southern California academics--both Nobel prize winners in Chemistry--for his Science and Technology Advisory council, saying Monday that he has selected UC San Diego professor Mario Molina and Caltech professor Ahmed Zewail to the council. Molina received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1995.

Interview with Mike Gammarino, Students4Startups


The reason why, is because there's not only a lot of effort competing with larger companies like Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo, but because startups don't have dedicated people to recruit talent from local universities. Mike tells us about the group: Mike, thanks for the time today. What is Students4Startups all about? Thanks!

Product Manager Entrepreneur Mark Geller


There is a reason that companies like Google and Apple are notoriously tight-lipped when it comes to communicating their product strategy and roadmap.

Want to Start a Technology Company in LA?

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You don’t have a pool of thousands of Google engineers to hire when they’re ready to leave the mother ship. Los Angeles. Expect it.

Choosing Internet Platforms


I'm blogging from the CalTech Enterprise Forum. Google App Engine - take more than two seconds to process we are going to kill your request. Must be willing to work the way Google expects. Building on top of Amazon or Google - cost base is so much lower. The topic is: Betting Your Company On An Internet Platform? Whoops.

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How TenOneTen Ventures Is Investing In LA's Technology Future


There''s Caltech, the Claremont Colleges, Harvey Mudd, UCLA. How did the new fund come about? David Waxman.: Thanks! READ MORE>>.