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Two Southern California Technology Researchers Get White House Honors

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USC Researchers Develop Liquid Solar Cell Technology

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The new technology--based on solar nanocrystals--were developed by chemistry researchers led by Richard L. READ MORE>>.

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.

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As a result, these new companies will be able to revitalize the market with competitive high-tech products through intensive research.

JumpStartFund Takes On Crowdfunding, Advice For Research Startups

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JumpStartFund , which is based in El Segundo, opened up its service this morning to help use the wisdom of the crowd to move ideas, patents, and research from individuals, federal research labs, universities, and research organizations to the market. The site combines the crowd-voting aspect with crowd-funding elements, as well.

President Obama Highlights Caltech Energy Research

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The technology has the possibility of creating electricity producing power plants which could provide "zero CO2 emissions" power plants.

Convertro Taps UCLA Anderson Professor For Research Effort

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Santa Monica-based online advertising attribution technology provider Convertro --which is led by serial entrepreneur Jeff Zwelling--said today that it has added UCLA Anderson School professor Sanjog Misra as the chair of a new research committee for the company. Dr. Misra will work in an advisory role to the company. READ MORE>>.

3 Things You (Probably) Don’t Know about Indiana Innovation

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The Indiana Business Research Center at Indiana University shared data that shows the state is the nation’s second-largest exporter of life sciences products , with $9.9 Several world-class research institutions are located in the state, including Indiana University, Purdue University, and the University of Notre Dame. 30, 2015.

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Champion Technology Names Execs For Cybersecurity Startup

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Santa Monica-based Champion Technology Company , a developer of cybersecurity software, has named Jess Richter as Chief Revenue Officer, and David Aucsmith and Michael Kluse both as as Senior Advisors. Champion Technology is developing cybersecurity automation and orchestration software. 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 Facebook.

Radicle Accelerator Fund Launches to Nurture AgTech Innovation

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Before making an investment, Radicle says it screens technologies and can quickly vet and validate technologies through its farm connections.

UCLA Anderson Gets $11M For New Technology Center

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UCLA's Anderson School of Business has launched a new research center, called the Easton Technology Management Center , thanks to an $11M gift from James L. Easton, who helped establish the Easton Technology Leadership Program at UCLA in 2009, has a background in engineering from UCLA. Easton, the CEO of Easton Sports.

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. Every big recruiting technology has one piece of information on people.

REC Solar Gets Research Funding

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headquarters in San Luis Obispo, said today that it has been selected to received $8.53M in grants from the Clean Energy Research Program (CERP), from the country of Singapore. The firm said the grants will go towards optimizing its manufacturing process, working with partner ASM Technology Singapore Pte Ltd. READ MORE>>.

U.S. Army To Recruit Dozens Of Researchers At New Campus In Playa Vista

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In a bid to tap into the growing, innovative technology atmosphere in Playa Vista, the U.S. Army said Tuesday that it plans to recruit up to 70 researchers to a new campus in the growing center for technology, at the University of Southern California Institute for Creative Technologies (ICT). According to the U.S.

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Exit Interview: Lita Nelsen on MIT Tech Transfer, Startups & Culture

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Lita Nelsen has seen it up close—and played a part in its evolution—from her studies there in the 1960s, to her business-school fellowship in the late 1970s, to her 30 years working in MIT’s Technology Licensing Office. [ Editor’s note: This is part of a series of stories examining entrepreneurship on MIT’s campus and beyond. ].

Wireless Technology Firm Opens San Diego Research Center

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Pennsylvania-based InterDigital , a developer of wireless technology products, said Monday that it is opening up a new office in San Diego. According to the firm, the new West Coast Research and Development Center will help the firm tap into the region's ecosystem of innovation. READ MORE>>.

CALIENT Technologies Links With University Research Effort

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Santa Barbara-based optical circuit switching technology devleoper CALIENT Technologies said today that it has linked up with a 10-university research organization, to expand the use of optical circuit switching in software defined data center and metro networks. Financial details of the effort were not disclosed. READ MORE>>.

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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.

Los Angeles Has 5 Percent Of All Unicorns, Says Report

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angeles economy growth unicorn startup technology research valuationLos Angeles has 8 percent of all the "unicorn" companies globally, according to a new study released Wednesday by the University of Southern California's Marshall School of Business. READ MORE>>.

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UCLA Spinout Looks To Commercialize Supercapacitor Advance

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The team behind the advance says that Los Angeles-based Nanotech Energy is now looking to commercialize its research. READ MORE>>.

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Arrowhead Research Names COO

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Pasadena-based Arrowhead Research , which develops biotherapeutics and other technology, announced today that it has named Bruce Given, M.D., as its Chief Operating Officer. Sandoz Research Institute, and Schering-Plough Corporation. arrowhead research executive biopharma pharmaceutical lifescienceREAD MORE>>.

SuperMetalix Names Research Head

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Los Angeles-based SuperMetalix , a UCLA technology spinout developer super-hard metals, said today that it has named Dr. Kesh Keshavan as the company's Director of Development, to head up the company's research and development efforts. supermetalix research development metals metallurgy materials spinout ucla executive

Acacia Research Names Two VPs

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Newport Beach-based Acacia Research , the technology patent licensing firm, said today that it has named two VPs. Lucas joins from Alcatel Lucent, and also has served at The Boeing COmpany, Cambridge Display Technology, Motorola, Harman International, and Discovision Associates. acacia research patent licensing legal executive

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SoCalGas Creates $1M Fund For Clean Technology Startups

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LA Clean Technology Corridor Gets Funding

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The effort to establish a "clean technology corridor" in Los Angeles has received $2.1M in a grant, according to the LABJ , from the Commerce Department. The center will include offices, conference rooms, research laboratories, and more. angeles cleantech corridor clean technology

Non-Profits Telling Stories Through Technology

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Loaded with his technology and merchandise background, GoodThreads was born. Currently Audiolife is at 250,000 members and growing.

Bio Roundup: Precision Med and Google, Heron, Lilly, Sarepta & More

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The wait continues. Will next week be the week a decision finally comes? Next month? Later today? Until then everyone sits, waits, and speculates.

Arrowhead Research Boosts Investment In Ablaris

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Pasadena-based Arrowhead Research said Wednesday that it has boosted its stake in Ablaris Therapeutics , a firm developing treatments for obesity.

Plex Pharmaceuticals Gets $670K For Parkinson's Research

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Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF). The funding--which came in the form of a grant--will go towards using its technology to discover and develop brain-permeable drug candidates for treating Parkinson's disease. The company says its technology was originally developed at the Yale University School of Medicine.

Fetch Technologies Raises $4.6M

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The firm's technology is based on research from the University of Southern California's Information Sciences Institute. READ MORE>>.

LAVA Honors Richard Riordan, Local Technology Firms

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In Best venture funding for clean tech, NanoH2O , the firm developing reverse osmosis membranes for desalination and water purification based on research out of UCLA scored honors. award funding technology startup riordan richard lava association venture angeles acquisition merger capitalOther finalists included Ad.ly and ServiceMesh.

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UCLA Gets $1M From Raytheon For Research Center

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Raytheon said it selected UCLA because of its reputation as the "long-standing world leader in radio communications networking technology.". college university public engineering network research ucla raytheon

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ImaginAB Licenses UCLA Technology

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Los Angeles-based ImaginAb , a biotechnology firm spun out by UCLA faculty members, announced this morning that it has concluded a technology licensing agreement with the school. ImaginAb said it now has exclusivity to the technology for antibodies and antibody fragments. Financial details of the license were not disclosed.

WiSpry Opens Research Office In Denmark

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Irvine-based WiSpry , which develops tunable, radio frequency (RF) semiconductors, announced today that it has opened up a new research and development office in Aalborg, Denmark. WiSpry said it was supported by Invest in Denmark, NOVI, Aalborg University and the Danish National Advanced Technology Foundation in establishing the new office.

San Diego’s KnuEdge, Stealthy Since 2005, Unveils Neural Tech

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—LambdaFabric, computer processor technology based on neurobiological principles that is intended to accelerate neural computing technology.

The Synthesis of Technology, Art & Music | Moogfest 2014 Live

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Wiring Silicon Mountain: Technology & Innovation As A Tool For Economic Development (3-4:30pm). Panels. Thursday April 24. Panels. Concert.

City of Los Angeles Ties Into High Speed, Internet Research Backbone

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The Outbreaks Are Here, Where’s Our Response Plan?

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We must continue research. When people question the importance of funding little-known diseases or ones that are not perceived as a threat to the developed world, they need look no further than Zika, Dengue Fever, and Ebola to understand why this type of research is incredibly vital to the well being of humankind.