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Silicon Beach at USC 2013 | Entrepreneurial Inspiration

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All in a room at the University of Southern California Silicon Beach Event on September 18th, 2013. Over $50,000 in prize money.

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Announcing the 2014 socalTECH 50: Southern California's Ones To Watch

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This is our second year of creating our list of the top 50 people to watch in Southern California''s technology industry, and it was NOT an easy task.

USC Marshall Snags Elon Musk, Steve Ballmer For Commencement

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The University of Southern California''s Marshall School of Business has lined up two of technology''s biggest names-- Elon Musk and Steve Ballmer --as speakers for commencement, the school said Monday. Ballmer will speak at the USC Marshall Graduate Commencement Ceremony in the evening. READ MORE>>.

Announcing The Socaltech 50: Southern California's Up-and-Comers

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We''re proud to announce the Socaltech 50 , our list of the 50, up-and-coming people in Southern California''s technology ecosystem.

Moving Analytics | Sitting Kills, Moving Heals

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SoCal startup Moving Analytics is tackling this global problem.  So should we be standing up right now? This was run out of USC?

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Accelerator Crazy In Southern California

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What's the latest craze in startups in Southern Califonia? K5Launch , which was announced yesterday, is headed up by Amir Banafatemi, Ray Chan, David Cheng, and Kai Tao, four Southern California angel investors. It looks to be startup accelerators.

Happy Thoughts Spread Faster On Twitter, Says USC Study

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A new study, published by researchers at the University of Southern California , says that positive emotions are more contagious than negative ones on Twitter. The study was published online at PLOS. READ MORE>>. negative positive twitter social spread tweet tweeting networking study research analysis

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ARMORWAY Spins Out Of USC

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A new, Los Angeles startup, ARMORWAY , has spun out of the University of Southern California, the USC Stevens Center for Innovation announced THursday. According to USC, ARMORWAY has been issued an exclusive license to commercialize software to intelligently plan randomized, security patrols for security agencies.

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Larry Ellison To Keynote USC Commencement

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USC At Center Of Alleged Chinese Espionage Ring

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According to the U.S. Pang and Zhang both received their Ph.D.s in 2006; Zhang received his a masters in 2006. READ MORE>>.

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USC: $380M Raised In Last 3 Years By USC Spinouts

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USC Marshall Awards $50K In Seed Funding Competition

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According to USC Marshall, it awarded $15,000 in seed funding for two first place winners, and four $5,000 seed prizes to companies.

Fight On!! | Startup Weekend USC Free Tech Tix Giveaway

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On Friday, September 28, University of Southern California is hosting Startup Weekend spearheaded by organizer, Kishan Patel.

USC Stevens Institute Funds Seven Projects

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In a bid to help research from the University of Southern California reach the market, the USC Stevens Institute for Innovation said Wednesday afternoon that it is awarding $439,000 in gap funding to seven projects from USC, which have a high potential to spin out of the school. READ MORE>>.

USC Researchers Develop Liquid Solar Cell Technology

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Brutchey, assistant professor of chemistry at the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences. READ MORE>>.

Two Southern California Technology Researchers Get White House Honors

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Among other things, Golomb invented polyominoes, which inspired the game Tetris. READ MORE>>.

2011 Harvard Business School/ USC-Marshall Business Growth Conference

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TCVN is proud to support the HBS/USC-Marshall BGC this year with a special TCVN code for attendees. The 2011 Business Growth Conference is truly the best place to network with the leaders of Southern California, learn new ideas to take your enterprise to the next level, and even help make the world a better place. Enjoy!

Networking Events in Los Angeles and Southern California

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He talks about a bunch of the different networking events that occur in Los Angeles and other parts of Southern California. And here's where you can find more events: SoCalTech Calendar – A great aggregation of events around Southern California that has been pulled together for years by Ben Kuo. Great post by John Shiple.

Soon-Shiong Endows Chair At USC Viterbi

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According to USC, the Chan Soon-Shiong Family Foundation, funded by Soon-Shiong and his wife, Michele B. READ MORE>>.

USC Gets $200M From Oracle's Larry Ellison For Cancer Research

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The University of Southern California has just received a huge, $200M donation from Oracle founder Larry Ellison , to create a new cancer treatment research center. Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine of USC , a multi-disciplinary center focused on the prevention and treatment of cancer. READ MORE>>.

USC Project Uses Tweets To Predict Oscars

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That's the idea behind a project being run by the University of Southern California Annenberg Innovation Lab. READ MORE>>.

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GoPro, USC Film School In Major Content Partnership

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Action camera maker GoPro said late Thursday that it has partnered with the University of Southern California , and the USC School of Cinematic Arts, to bolster its content efforts--and maybe help the company recruit talented students to work for the company. READ MORE>>.

Silicon Beach At USC | TZ Hooks You Up With 10 Free Tickets!

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So how do you get these tickets? USC’s Marshall School of Business and School of Cinematic Arts present Silicon Beach @USC : an event highlighting innovation, new ventures, partnerships and investment at the intersection of technology and digital content. Come join us for Silicon Beach @ USC! Silicon Beach @ USC.

USC Spinouts Raised $148M In Last Two Years, Says University

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USC also reported that it owns equity in 32 startups, though none of those startups were identified. READ MORE>>.

USC Students Aim To Launch Rocket Into Space, Promote STEM

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Students at the University of Southern California , as well as fellow students from area community colleges, said they are looking to launch a rocket into space--and help further STEM education--through its USC Rocket Propulsion Lab (RPL). The new collaboration effort is being supported by philanthropist Foster Stanback.

Bring Gaming to the Physical World | Doozy

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The University of Southern California (USC), is famous for its games program. And video games have become a HOT topic. Black Ops.

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Blackstone Expands Student Entrepreneurship Program To SoCal

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OnGreen Links With USC Stevens Institute

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Los Angeles-based OnGreen , the operator of an online marketplace for green technology and clean technology businesses and projects, said Thursday that it is in a marketing partnership with the University of Southern California's Stevens Institute for Innovation. OnGreen operates its own, patent exchange marketplace, OGPX. READ MORE>>.

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USC Entertainment Technology Center Names CEO

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The University of Southern California's Entertainment Technology Center , which is part of the USC School of Cinematic Arts, said this week that it has named a new CEO. USC's ETC sponsors include such firms as Disney, 20th Century Fox, Alcatel-Lucent, Sony Pictures, Tata, Lucasfilm, DTS, and WB. READ MORE>>.

A Glimpse Into the Future of Tech at USC

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Attendees watched presentations from a number of USC schools and centers. Image Courtesy of USC News). READ MORE>>.

USC Team Heads To Rice Business Plan Competition

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A student team from the University of Southern California is one of forty two teams heading to the 2011 Rice University Business Plan Competition in April. The USC team, Somatis Technologies , has not detailed its plans publicly. Based on the list from Rice University, no other Southern California teams made the finals.

Incubating LA's Startup Future At the USC Viterbi Startup Garage

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They were interested in boosting companies coming out of USC. Why USC? What''s the mission behind the new startup incubator? Thanks!

USC Stevens Gives $498,700 To Six Projects

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In a bid to spur more startups out of the University of Southern California, the USC Stevens Institute for Innovation said Wednesday that it has awarded $498,700 to six research projects. USC's effort, the Ideas Empowered Program, is funded by James C. READ MORE>>.

Jaunt, USC Link On Virtual Reality Lab

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According to the two, the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts is opening up a new virtual reality incubator called the Jaunt Cinematic Virtual Reality Lab. The new lab will be powered by VR cameras donated by Jaunt, and also will include future research, development projects, and internships for students.

Brand Affinity Technologies Ties With USC Trojans

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Irvine-based Brand Affinity Technologies , headed by Chad and Ryan Steelberg, said today that it has partnered with the University of Southern California to enhance the fan experience at the USC Trojan Football games. brand affinity technologies photography sports angeles trojans university southern california football dmarc

USC Stevens Taps VCs To Spur Spinouts

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USC Stevens Institute , the effort at the University of Southern California to spur innovation within the school, has tapped a number of venture capitalists to help guide a new mentorship and funding program, the institute said this morning. Steven is a USC Trustee and General Partner at Sequoia; Klein is also a USC Trustee.

USC Viterbi Launches Startup Accelerator

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Southern California--and Los Angeles, in particular--appears to become the hub of startup accelerators lately. READ MORE>>.

USC Plans Cyber Security Degree

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The USC Viterbi SChool of Engineering said this week that it is launching a new, Master''s program in Cyber Security, focusing on preparing students for administering environments with a requirement for a high level of information security. viterbi school engineering southern california degree security cybersecurity software

Maverick Angels Names New SoCal President

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Barber had served as Southern California Chapter President from February 2010 through July 2011. READ MORE>>.

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USC, 2U Launch New Online Nursing Degree

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2U already powers a number of online degree programs for USC. university southern california online degree program 2tor