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How to Avoid a Common Product Mistake Many Teams Make

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I’ve been involved with technology product design in one form or another for nearly 25 years and seen one mistake consistently repeated.

Hiring Developers Before Product/Market Fit?

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The problem is you don't yet have product/market fit, and until you do, you don't really know what to build. Far from it. They are very early.

Qualcomm Making Inroads with Wireless EV Charging Technology

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As the global market for mobile phones has matured, Qualcomm has been seeking new opportunities in the wireless technology business.

Why You Should Put Yourself Out There and Try New Products

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Here’s the thing: If you never try new product and new networks you’ll never learn anything. In 2011 I started using Instagram. love it.

DataPop Launches New Ad Product

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Los Angeles-based DataPop , the product advertising technology developer headed by Jason Lehmbeck, has launched a new product aimed at retailers. According to DataPop, its new OmniAds product uses a retailer''s merchandise catalog to drive advertising on such sites as Google, Bing, Pinterest, Polyvore, Ebay, and Amazon.

ZEFR Launches New Product

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ZEFR said the new product provides a "visualization" of YouTube, to allow brands to better target their digital advertising campaign.

Topanga Technologies Plans Product Launch

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Los Angeles-based Topanga Technologies , the stealthy, Khosla Ventures-backed plasma lighting startup, said today that it plans to launch its products next week at an upcoming trade show. topanga technologies lighting plasma efficient energy cleantech clean light fixtureREAD MORE>>.

Smoke Alarms: The Smartest Smart Home Product You Can Buy

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Detectors : Photoelectric smoke sensing technology. Ionization smoke sensing technology. Why a Smart Smoke Alarm is Better. Price:  $99.

A Day in the Life of a Product Manager

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Jay Stakelon , VP Product Design,  Fullscreen. Jen Robinson ,  Head of Product Manager,  Bigframe. Making ideas reality : dependency.

YP Rolls Out New Search Advertising Product

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Los Angeles-based b> YP , the provider of business search and local marketing services, said today that it has launched a brand new product. YP said it has launched ypSearch , a new product aimed at small business owners, which both provides search ads on YP''s properties, as well as on major search engines. READ MORE>>.

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Zuma Ventures: Creating A New Technology Startup Model

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Incubators, at the core level, take basic core level technology and try to build a company around it. Explain exactly how Zuma Ventures works?

Eka Technologies Launches Geo-Tagging Products

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The firm is targeting both amateurs and GIS professionals with the products. accessory electronic photo photography geotagging technologies

BeBop Technology Expands Into Canada, Europe

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Los Angeles-based cloud software developer BeBop Technology , which provides software for the media and entertainment industry, said today that it has expanded its operations in both Canada and Europe. BeBop Technology, led by Bruck K. Long, develops cloud-based software for handling post production. READ MORE>>.

With $18M, Reflexion Health Expands Physical Therapy Technology

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After recently raising $18 million in Series B funding, the healthtech company also plans to add new products as it expands nationally among U.S.

9 Technology Innovations Made In The USA

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There’s a reason why Apple has recently pledged $100 million in American manufacturing plants for future products.

CALIENT Technologies Raises $19.4M

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Calient said its new funding will go towards expanding its products to the data center and cloud computing markets. READ MORE>>.

Why Technology is Driving More Urban Renewal

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Back in 2006/07 when I sold my company and then worked at Salesforce.com there were very few options in SF for technology folk to build their careers at big, growing companies. Technology innovation doesn’t occur in a vacuum. And sci-fi writers are but one example of the way society impacts technology. And post production.

How Connectifier Is Applying Search Technology To Recruiting, With John Jersin

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Recruiters can access that search technology in one of two ways. We really are a product of the team we've built. How does that work?

Biosynthetic Technologies Gets $100M Loan Guarantee From USDA

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Irvine-based Biosynthetic Technologies , a developer of high performance biobased oils targeting the automotive and industrial lubricant market, has received a $100M loan guarantee from the U.S. The loan guarantee was made under the USDA's Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical, and Biobased Product Manufacturing Assistance Program (9003 Program).

Google Enters Financial Products Comparisons Market

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Search engine giant Google has made its entree into an area long dominated by Southern California technology startups: financial products and leads generation. google advisor financial products leads mortgages rates leads360READ MORE>>.

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D2 Technologies Buys Webia Technologies

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Webia's CEO, John Wu, joins D2 as Vice President of Products for its Mobile and Personal Communications Business Unit. READ MORE>>.

CES: 5 Connected Home Products for 2016

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The post CES: 5 Connected Home Products for 2016 appeared first on TechZulu. CES Gadgets Personal CES 2016 Connected Home Push Technology TV

Maxwell Technologies Gets $25M In Credit Facility

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San Diego-based Maxwell Technologies , which develops ultracapacitor-based energy storage and other products, said today that it has received a $25M, three year revolving line of credit. Maxwell develops ultracapacitor products, power modules, and a number of other energy and aerospace related products. READ MORE>>.

TZ & GR Present REACH | Disruptive Technologies Impacting the Future of Gaming

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On October 24th tech enthusiast will come together to discuss the latest in Disruptive Technologies Impacting the Future of Gaming. Sponsors.

Some Quick Thoughts on Exits for Technology Startups

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You need to understand motives of buyer (talent, product, revenue, strategic purchase) and where you fit in. ” That’s b t.

Joe Perez, Founder of @tastemade, On What Makes a Great Product Manager & More

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He has a long career in developing products and companies (such as Pogo, Excite@Home, Demand Media, The Daily Plate and now TasteMade) discussed much about his career choices and lessons. In the first clip  (42 seconds long), Joe discusses what makes a good product manager. If you don’t know Joe, you should.

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

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He wanted to build direct customer relationships to get product feedback but only 2% of customers would ever return their registration cards.

Using Technology to Realize a Competitive Advantage

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Technology is essential for businesses that want to gain an edge over competitors in today’s world. Cloud Services. BPM Software.

Maxwell Technologies Sells Microelectronics Line to Data Device

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San Diego-based Maxwell Technologies has sold off its microelectronics product line, to Data Device Corporation , in a deal worth $21M in cash, the company said today. The company said that the sale included all assets and certain liabilities related to that product line, as well as 37 employees. READ MORE>>.

How Enervee Is Making Shopping For Products Energy Smart, with Matthias Kurwig

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We are using algorithms to identify the products that are relatively energy efficient. What is Enervee? Where did the idea come from? Thanks!

Aptera Considering Production Move Out Of State

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Product Development

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Thursday, June 14, 2012 -- Software Product Development - How to Triple Your Likelihood of Success. Product development has always been challenging. Software products, while being easier to mold and perfect, offer additional set of management and technical challenges. The industry average rate of success is only 29%.

How TaskUs Is Powering LA's Technology Startup Boom

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Los Angeles has been in the midst of a technology boom over the last few years, with many of high profile startups growing in the area. Thanks!

Life Technologies Expands Food Safety Testing Products

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Carlsbad-based life sciences equipment developer Life Technologies has expanded its testing equipment in the food safety and testing area this morning, saying that it has partnered with PIKA Weihenstephan to provide molecular testing for testing in the brewing and beverage market. READ MORE>>.

HireRight Aims At Uber, Airbnb, Others With New Product

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Irvine-based background check services provider HireRight is hoping to smooth the way for peer-to-peer marketplaces with a brand new product, aimed specifically at helping those companies to screen people in their marketplaces. Are you a new startup looking to tap into the "sharing economy", ala Uber or Airbnb? READ MORE>>.

Wearable Smart Devices | Ushering in the Future of Smart Technology

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Let’s take a look at a few of the most anticipated smart devices changing the way we use technology. Google Glass. Oculus Rift. Smart Clothing.

Congrats To All The Winners and Thanks To Our Speakers at #REACHNeXT!

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Green Way Labs develops high-performance cleaning products that are 100% non-toxic. We did it folks! Health & Wellness: Green Way Labs.

TeleSign Rolls Out Biometrics Technology

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Los Angeles-based TeleSign , which provide mobile identification and authentication services and products, said this week that it has rolled out a new product which uses behavioral biometrics to authenticate users. TeleSign has rolled out an SDK for mobile app developers to tap into the new technology. READ MORE>>.

Top 57 Online Startups Meets Technology Meets Product Posts for November 2010

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I continue to collect great content that is the intersection of startups, products, online and technology. So let’s be very specific: let’s assume your dream job is product manager at Google, working on the Analytics product. cannot recommend it enough for people in the technology or media sectors. At once. &#.

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Fetch Technologies Raises $4.6M

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Fetch said its products are being used by such companies as Dow Jones, Reuters, McGraw Hill and Verifications, Inc. READ MORE>>.