AeroVironment Links With Smart Grid Software Developer

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Monrovia, California-based AeroVironment , which develops both electric vehicle chargers as well as unmanned aerial vehicles, said on Tuesday that it has linked with smart grid charging technology developer eMotorWerks. aerovironment smart grid electric vehicle charger charging cleantech software alexa

aapi, Founded By SecureAuth Vets, Aims At Software Developers

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A new Irvine-based startup, aapi , said today that it has launched a new product aimed at helping programmers research, discover, integrate, and test software APIs. According to aapi, which is led by experienced tech entrepreneur Craig Lund, the company has launched a new portal which helps developers simplify application integration, centrally manage API security, access, and auditing, in addition to reducing the learning curve associated with APIs.

Illumina Links With Software Developer FlowJo

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San Diego-based Illumina announced this morning that it has partnered with FlowJo , in a deal to develop and co-market software aimed at single cell genomics. The two said that FlowJo will develop a new software application, to provide additional secondary and tertiary analysis and visualization of datasets, all integrated with Illumina's Single Cell RNA BaseSpace app. The two said the new software will roll out in Q1 of 2017.

ServiceNow Buys SkyGiraffe

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Santa Clara- and San Diego-based ServiceNow said on Wednesday that it has acquired San Mateo-based SkyGiraffe , a developer of a mobile software development platform. servicenow skygiraffe merger acquisition mobile software developmentFinancial details of the buy were not disclosed. ServiceNow said the buy will help its customers easily deliver "consumer-like" mobile experiences for applications build on its Now Platform.

Are you or your business “time bankrupt?”

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You’re fighting to put out the fires from customer complaints, or incomplete work, or are suffering from an inability to focus upon new development or new customers before cleaning up the mess inside your organization.

Wasted time is money lost.

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Since this number is budgeted and pre-authorized, managers tend to focus upon other things such as sales, marketing and product development issues. We often accept that development schedules for young companies are almost always too optimistic. Close.

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Kutcher, Oseary Back Gigster Next To Michael Jordan

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Ashton Kutcher and Guy Oseary 's Sound Ventures, which is based in Los Angeles, has made an investment in the Series B funding round for San Francisco-based software development provider Gigster , in a round that also included basketball legend Michael Jordan. Gigster's says it has developed a series of tools that use automation and artificial intelligence to make the traditionally complex process of software development more efficient and reliable.

Biomed Incubator Watershed Develops Tech for IDing Medical Devices

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San Antonio — A biomedical product developer, Watershed Idea Foundry, has created a method of identifying medical devices that have been implanted in the body that uses 3-D printing and its own software.

Social Reality’s Stock Price Jumps 70 Percent After Initial Coin Offering Announcement

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a share Tuesday after the marketing software developer announced an initial coin offering Social Reality’s stock price spiked more than 70 percent to close at $4.90

LinkedIn, Silver Lake Take Stake In Cornerstone OnDemand

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Cornerstone OnDemand, a personnel management software developer, announced on Wednesday that private equity firm Silver Lake Partners and Microsoft Corp.’s s LinkedIn plan to invest $300 million in the company

Lean on Your Networks When Making Early Hires

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If you hired an outstanding front-end software engineer, chances are they are friends with other outstanding software developers. Andrei Lyskov, a business development associate at Soylent, contributed to this article.

Five Regions That Could Draw Amazon’s Next Headquarters

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Amazon sent cities across North America into a frenzy Thursday after announcing plans to build a second headquarters outside of Seattle, bringing with it tens of thousands of jobs and billions of dollars in economic development benefits. [ Updated 4:26 p.m. See below.

Velocify Acquired for $128 Million

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Mortgage software developer Ellie Mae announced on Aug. 31 that it signed an agreement to acquire El Segundo’s Velocify, a developer of sales process management software, for $128 million in cash

With Pitches for HQ2 Made, Cities Wait on Amazon’s 2018 Decision

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Amazon sent North America into a frenzy after announcing plans to build a second headquarters (which it calls HQ2) outside of Seattle, bringing with it tens of thousands of jobs and billions of dollars in economic development benefits. From Portland to Pittsburgh, it’s likely that every city in the U.S. with more than 1 million people has made its case to Amazon to locate the company’s second headquarters there.

Silicon Beach Report Oct. 17: Social Reality’s Stock Price Jumps 70 Percent After Initial Coin Offering Announcement

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a share Tuesday after the marketing software developer announced an initial coin offering Social Reality’s stock price spiked more than 70 percent to close at $4.90

Kyriba Raises $45M More For Treasury Management Software

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Kyriba , the financial software developer which got its start in San Diego, where it still has major operations, said today that it has raised $45M more in a funding round, led by Sumeru Equity Partners (SEP). Kyriba is a developer of cloud-based, treasury and financial management software. cloud funding software management treasury kyriba

AppFolio Swizzles CEO

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Santa Barbara-based software developer AppFolio announced on Monday afternoon that it has named Jason Randall as the company's new President and Chief Executive Officer, as well as new member of the company's board. AppFolio also announced its quarterly results, saying it had a net income of $2.797M on revenues of $35.87M for the three months ended June 30, 2017. AppFolio is a developer of software for the property management industry, legal industry, and elsewhere.

Austin’s Riskpulse Formed in the Vortex of Two Weather-Tech Startups

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The company, which has some roots in San Diego, sells analytics software that combines weather-monitoring services with risk-assessment data analysis to give customers an idea of whether their truck or. Austin —For businesses that ship anything from mayonnaise to car parts, a change in temperature or an unexpected storm can mean bigger problems than just rotten eggs or stalled repairs.

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PatientPop Links With Electronic Health Records Software From Greenway

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Santa Monica-based PatientPop , the developer of healthcare scheduling and practice management software for healthcare providers, has linked up with electronic health records software developer Greenway Health. According to the two companies, they have added patient scheduling integration between Greenway Prime Suite and PatientPop's practice management software.

Esri Adds Indoor Mapping Support For Retail Analytics

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Redlands-based GIS software developer Esri says it has tied with another software developer, GISinc, in a move to provide indoor mapping of customers for retailers. The deal pulls data such as customer locations inside a store and items that those customers are selecting for purchase, into Esri's ArcGIS software. esri indoor mapping software gisinc retailers analytics

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SeatAdvisor Acquired By Patron Technology

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San Diego-based SeatAdvisor , a developer of ticketing and venue management software, has been acquired by Patron Technology , a ticketing and event software developer. seatadvisor patron technology ticketing venue management software merger acquisition ticketsFinancial terms of the acquisition were not announced. Patron Technology is owned by private equity investor Providence Strategic Growth (PSG).

Irvine's Alteryx At Center Of Massive Consumer Data Leak Of 120M

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Irvine-based data analytics software developer Alteryx is at the center of a massive, consumer data leak which was revealed this week , which has revealed a stunning depth of information on 120 million American households.

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FloQast Rolls Out New Analytics Software

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Los Angeles-based financial close management software developer FloQast announced this morning that it has launched a new Close Analytics software module, which helps chief financial officers and controllers get a better view into their month-end close process. Pricing on the new software was not announced. floqast accounting software analytics financial close finances

Tealium Gets Investment From Citi Ventures

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San Diego-based software developer Tealium announced on Monday that it has scored a strategic investment from Citi Ventures, as part of Series E investment round. Tealium, which makes enterprise tag management software, said the funding goes towards development efforts, marketing, product integration, and other efforts at the company. citigroup citi software enterprise management capital venture tealium

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Chrome River Wins Indiana University

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Los Angeles-based expense and invoice management software developer Chrome River has scored a win with Indiana University, saying that the school will use its software to streamline expense management for more than 20,000 faculty and staff. chrome river indiana university expense invoice management software

Esri Extends Reach In Middle East, Africa

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Redland-based GIS software developer Esri is expanding its reach in the Middle East and Africa, with a new relationship with NXN (formerly neXgen), the companies said this morning. NXN is a provider of consulting and digital services in the Middle East and Africa, focused on "smart city" consulting. Esri said that NXN will embed its ArcGIS platform and other technology in its services.

Esri Takes On Connected Car Market

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Redlands-based GIS and mapping software developer Esri is dipping its toes into the connected car market, saying that it is showing off use in the connected car market at CES. Esri said on Tuesday that its mapping and spatial anlytics technology will be shown off at an automated driving demonstration in conjunction with Microsoft, NXP Semiconductors, IAV, Cubic Telecom, and Swiss Re.

Yardi To Donate $1M To Harvey Relief, Launches Housing Website For Victims

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Santa Barbara-based real estate software developer Yardi said over the weekend that it has donated $1 million to relief efforts for Hurricane Harvey, and also launched a new website to help displaced residents find housing. According to Yardi, it is using its RENTCafe property markeing and leasing platform to create a housing registry website , to help displaced residents find temporary and permanent homes.

Yardi Wins Cortland Capital Market Services

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Santa Barbara-based property management software developer Yardi said Friday that it has signed up Cortland Capital Market Services LLC, as a new customer. Cortland Capital Market Services, which is based in Chicago, provides investment servicing, and is using Yardi's Investment Management software. yardi cortland capital market services real estate software

BlackLine Adds SolarWinds CEO To Board

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Los Angeles-based financial automation software developer BlackLine says it has added the CEO of SolarWinds, Kevin Thompson to its board of directors. SolarWinds is a developer of IT management software. blackline solarwinds financial software automation executive

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Yardi Wins Property Management Firm

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Santa Barbara-based property management software developer Yardi said on Monday that it has signed up a new customer, commercial property management firm Brookfield Properties, as a customer. yardi property management commercial brookfield softwareSize ofthe customer win was not announced. Brookfield manages more than 250 properties, encompassing 130 million square feet across the US. READ MORE>>.

Mitek Acquires Spanish Company, ICAR

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San Diego-based Mitek , which develops mobile capture and digital identity verification software, said on Monday that it has acquired Spanish consumer identification software developer ICAR. Mitek said it paid approximately $15.0M in cash and shares of its common stock for ICAR. ICAR provides its consumer identification products in Spain and Latin America. ICAR's customers include banks including Caixa Bank, Banco Neon, and Bancoppel, as well as others. READ MORE>>.

XYPRO Technology Corporation Buys Merlon Software

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Simi Valley-based XYPRO Technology Corporation , which develops security software for HPE NonStop servers, has acquired Merlon Software Corporation. Merlon Software develops database management software for HPE NonStop servers, and is based in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. xypro merlon software security merger acquisition nonstop

MSC Software Acquired For $834M

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Newport Beach-based CAD/CAM software developer MSC Software is being acquired by Stockholm, Switzerland-based Hexagon AB , in a deal worth $834M, Hexagon announced this morning. MSC Software develops computer-aided engineering (CAE) software, including simulation software for virtual product and manufacturing process development. software merger acquisition rumor private equity elliott symphony technology hexagon metrology switzerland

Nimble Plugs Into Microsoft Outlook

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Santa Monica-based customer relationship management software developer Nimble , led by CRM software veteran Jon Ferrara, has launched a new, add-in for Microsoft Outlook on Android. Nimble says it already integrates with other, Microsoft software, including Microsoft Edge, Microsoft Dynamics, Skype, and Microsoft Teams, and also on Microsoft Office 365. nimble microsoft customer relationship management software outlook android