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Mark Cuban on Why You Need to Study Artificial Intelligence or You’ll be a Dinosaur in 3 Years

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Mark Cuban opened the Upfront Summit in an epic interview by Jason Hirschhorn , founder of Media REDEF. 20 years ago there were 9,000 public companies.

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NantHealth Links With University On Genetic Study

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According to NantHealth, the Heritage 1K Project study--which will study the genomic profiles of at least 1,000 individuals--is aimed at discovering the genetic causes of 25 rare and common diseases. nanthealth gene sequencing genetic personalized medicine uofu univerisity disease lifescience study analysis database data

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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. negative positive twitter social spread tweet tweeting networking study research analysisREAD MORE>>.

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Study: Cell Phones Still Not For The Dinner Table

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The USC group said that a "whole new social etiquette" is developing about the appropriateness of mobile devices, particularly among millenials.

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Broadcom: Study Shows Different Connectivity Personalities, Types

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Irvine-based Broadcom just released a study that the firm says helps to define the ways we connect into digital life. READ MORE>>.

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Study: More Than 7,620 Cybersecurity Jobs In San Diego

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A new study, run by a local nonprofit focused on cybersecurity in San Diego, has tallied up the numbers and found that there are more than 7,620 people employed in the cybersecurity industry in San Diego. cybersecurity jobs employment cyber security spawar growth economy study workpercent growth from 2014. READ MORE>>.

The #1 Question to Ask Before Starting Any Case Study

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How are they different from the competition? 2- The goals for their case studies. It also needs to sell. What do they do, for whom and how?

Recruitment Goal In Obama Precision Med Study: 1M in 3 or 4 Years

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The VA is running its own long-term study with nearly half a million participants so far.).

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Study: Clean Technology Investments Up In Q3

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The study found that clean technology investments were up compared with an overall venture capital trend of more dollars up, but deals down. Investments in U.S., clean technology deals were up in Q3 of 2011, according to a new analysis published by Ernst & Young this week. billion nationally, compared to 2010. million raised to date.

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ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Starts Phase I Studies

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Phase I studies are used by drug companies to assess the safety of drug compounds. acadia pharmaceuticals schizophrenia drug lifescience studySan Diego-based ACADIA Pharmaceuticals reported this morning that the U.S. ACADIA said it is working with Meiji Seika Pharma Co., Ltd on the compound.

Often Advocates Of Faster FDA, Patient Groups Wary Of Trump Deregulation

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Trump said at last week’s meeting in Washington D.C.,

Cram.com Adds Premium Tier, Text-To-Speech

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Los Angeles-based online education site Cram.com has launched a new, premium membership tier, and also launched a new text-to-speech tool for its online studying and flashcard site. cram membership education school studying student flashcard studymode Cram.com is now owned by StudyMode. READ MORE>>.

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Report: Gender Gap In Tech Worst For 18-25 Year Olds

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gender study technology startup salary employment survey california angeles women diversitySanta Monica-based salary comparison startup Comparably , which is led by startup veteran Jasaon Nazar, has run a survey of over 10,000 technology employers, to help break down some information about the pay gap between men and women. READ MORE>>.

Bio Roundup: Trump Backlash, Verdine Plans, Sarepta Sale & More

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A short week makes for a shorter roundup. As we’ve come to expect, however, there was no dearth of health and life-sciences news from Washington, D.C. Top pharma executives were among 16 CEOs who lobbied Congress for tax reform. Read more » Reprints | Share: UNDERWRITERS AND PARTNERS.

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Study: $48 Billion In Value Created Over 15 Years In SoCal IT VC-Backed Firms

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A new study of the financial outcomes for Southern California venture-backed companies in the IT sector finds that approximately $48 billion in value has been created by those companies over the period 1995-2009. Funk then focused the analysis on the 731 documented exits for the period 1995-2009.

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Study Tallies High Tech Employment In Region

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A recently released study by TechAmerica, an advocacy group for the high tech industry, finds that Los Angeles ranks sixth among the top 60 cities in the United States for high tech employment. 292,969 workers), San Jose/Silicon Valey (225,575 workers), and Boston (219,798 workers). Los Angeles had 169,974 workers in the high tech industry.

14 for ’17: Key Clinical Data To Watch For Next Year (Part 2)

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Part one of our preview is here , with looks at key studies in lung cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, asthma, and more. In part two, we examine studies in leukemia, migraine, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, postpartum depression, amyloidosis, and Zika virus vaccine.

AeroVironment Applies UAV To Study Water Stress In Almonds

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According to AeroVironment, the year-long study will focus on how unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) imagery and analytics could potentially detect varying levels of water stress in almond trees, and help drive more effective in-season water management decisions. aerovironment agriculture sensor drone unmanned study fresno university

Amgen Reports Positive Results In Ostereoposis Study

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Thousand Oaks-based Amgen reports that it saw positive top-line results for a study for its romosozumab compound in men with osteoporosis. Amgen said its Phase 3 study demonstrated a significant increase in bone mineral density (BMD) at the lumbar spine, compared with a placebo over 12 months. READ MORE>>.

Aiming At P53, Cancer’s Hard Target, PMV Pharma Raises $74M

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The new cash will help PMV push into human clinical studies, though in its statement the startup didn’t say when those studies might begin. PMV Pharmaceuticals is the latest startup to load up with cash in an attempt to home in on one of the toughest targets in cancer biology: the tumor suppressor protein known as p53. PMV wants.

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UCI Rolls Out Big Data Program

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extension bigdata hadoop study university classesUC Irvine is jumping onto the big data bandwagon, saying this week that it has launched a new, online course specifically aimed at helping individuals learn all about big data. UCI's Extension program is the continuing education arm of the university. READ MORE>>.

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All In One Place: A New Immuno-Oncology Trial Resource

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That’s only one patient and one response; hundreds of other people have been through clinical studies. Perhaps you do, too.

Silicon Beach Report July 5: Hyperloop One Announces Results of Full-Scale Study.

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Hyperloop touts benefits of proposed Helsinki-Stockholm project, Stamps.com buys ShippingEasy, and more

Social Studies

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Thursday, May 19, 2011 -- Social Studies Network Event. See [link] (more

Sales/Marketing Study Group

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Monday, January 7, 2013 -- Sales/Marketing Study Group. Study group for tech startup founders who want to get better at sales and marketing. See [link] (more

A good case study is worth many paid ads.

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Dave’s book: Positioning. How do you reach an audience that pays less attention to advertising then at any time in the past one hundred years? 

Amgen, Merck Team On Cancer Immmunotherapy Studies

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Thousand Oaks-based Amgen and fellow biopharmaceuticals giant Merck said today that they are in a cancer immunotherapy collaboration, to support a Phase 1b/3 study. The two said the study includes both Amgen's BLINCYTO (blinatumomab) product and Merck's EKYTRUDA (pemblizumab) therapy, for treating non-Hodgkin lymphoma. READ MORE>>.

Study: More Americans Using Online Dating Apps, Sites

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A new study, released today by the Pew Research Center , says that more American adults are using online dating sites or mobile apps than ever before.

Bio Roundup: RIP Roger Tsien, Novartis CAR-T Wheel, Zika News & More

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—Cambridge-based Biogen (NASDAQ: BIIB ) published the results of an early stage study of closely watched Alzheimer’s disease drug aducanumab in the journal Nature. A man who helped shed light—fluorescent light—on biology died far too early, at the age of 64. No cause of death has been announced. million grant.

NantHealth Sees Positive Results Published In Study

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The company said that COME HOME, a program which is using NantHealth's cloud-based systems to improve the health outcomes of its patients, published results of a study, showing improved patient care and reduced costs from deploying NantHealth's systems. The program was implemented by Innovative Oncology Business Solutions, Inc. IOBS).

Memorang Gets $500K For Flash Card Study Tool

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Los Angeles-based Memorang , the developer of a flash-card based, study tool to help people study for such things as the MCAT, GRE, NBME, and a host of other tests, has raised $500,000 in a funding round, the company is announcing this morning. Both of the two joined startup accelerator MuckerLab in 2014, where they launched Memorang.

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Signs Deal With Abu Dhabi

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The two said they will undertake a feasibility study on connecting the two cities using a Hyperloop system. hyperloop transportation technologies dhabi dmat feasability study futureFinancial details of the deal were not announced. The system would reach a top speed of 1,200 kilometers per hour, according to Abu Dhabi's DMAT.

Study: Most Entrepreneurs Between 55-64

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A new study released today by the Kauffman Foundation, reports that the highest rate of entrepreneurial activity belongs to people 55-64. The study --which attempts to characterize who might drive the next wave of entrepreneurial activity in the United States--also found that the average age of U.S.-born,

Virtualization Trends, Strategies, Case Study

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Thursday, June 23, 2011 -- Virtualization Trends, Strategies, Case Study. Drill down into a case study of one of the nations largest virtualization implementations. Virtualization is one of the leading IT trends and is expanding in both size and scope. The benefits and creative application of virtualization are many. See [link] (more

Networking and Case Study

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Thursday, March 26, 2009 -- Networking and Case Study. Is branding missing from your corporate strategic plan? Branding is not just a marketing tactic-hear the key elements about strategic branding from Sandra Sellani of The Sellani Group Brand Strategist. Networking and a boxed dinner provided. See [link] (more

Silicon Valley Bank Opens Startup Outlook Survey

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silicon valley bank survey loan banking services studySilicon Valley Bank , which provides banking services, loans, and other financial products to many startups in Southern California, has opened up its annual Startup Outlook Survey , according to the company this week. SVB is a sponsor of socaltech.com, which is not involved in the survey).

Black Friday Sales Up 26 Percent To $816M, Says Report

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black friday sales ecokmmerce retail comscore studyOnline retailers saw a surge in sales Friday, according to the latest numbers from comScore, seeing $816M in online sales, a 26 percent increase over last year's Black Friday. The total for the current holiday season, which kicked off November 1st, is $12.7 billion in online sales.

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Advanced C++/Boost Library Study Group

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Tuesday, June 7, 2011 -- Advanced C++/Boost Library Study Group. Many C++ programmers could be more productive. This series of eight sessions will provide the tools and techniques to help make C++ programmers more effective and their work more enjoyable. See [link] (more

Study: U.S. Venture Capital Industry Needs To Shrink

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A study released today by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation concludes that the U.S. According to the study, "Right-Sizing the U.S. Tags: venture capital study kauffman foundation paul kedrosky venture capital industry needs to shrink, in order to resuscitate the industry.

Mobile Banking Use Surges, Says Report

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comscore mobile banking study usage finance financial smartphone iphoneA new report released today by Internet measurement firm comScore says that the use of mobile banking applications has surged in the past year. comScore reported that in Q4 of 2010, 29.8 million subscribers in Q4 of 2009 to 10.8 million subscribers in Q4 of 2010.