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Smith Micro Adds Design and Development Service

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Aliso Viejo-based software developer Smith Micro Sofware said that it has launched a new, design and development service, which will help its customers develop their own mobile apps. The company said the team already has designed and launched more than thirty mobile apps for its customers. smith micro design development consulting service software mobile android

Registration Form Design with Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn Authentication

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I continually face the challenge of designing and building registration / sign-up pages on a wide variety of different web sites and mobile applications. Design Challenge In this particular web site, we needed to get the user's email (and password).

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Break Out From The Comfort Zone | Networking For Designers

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Most designers, at least the ones I know, hate to network and rarely do it. The key to networking in the tech world is you do not need to be the best in the world, you just need to be passionate, willing to learn and in a lot of cases be the best designer or developer that people know.

Launchsite Helps Connect You With A New Website Design

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Can''t find a good designer? A new, San Diego startup, Launchsite , has a new online marketplace and service which aims to help you find a website designer--by letting you post your website project, and getting three website concepts presented to you to pick from. According to the startup--founded by Daniel Qu and Jonathan Song--the startup''s online marketplace is aimed at helping people find a designer who can create a website that they not only need, but love.

Ginkgo Builds Out Robot Labs as Microbe Design Business Grows: Photos

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Today the synthetic biology company announced an expansion of its headquarters in Boston’s Seaport neighborhood, including a second, larger lab space for designing and making custom yeast and other microbes.

Hulu's April Fool Joke: 1996 Web Design

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Users who logged into Hulu of Friday saw a Geocities-inspired, framed browser view featuring such notable 1990's shows as the X Files, Sliders, Murder One, and News Radio -- not to mention tacky, 1996-eras web design and highlighted links to the A-Team and Saturday Night Live.

MaxLinear Wins Reference Design With STMicroelectronics

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Carlsbad-based radio-frequency and mixed signal integrated circuits developer MaxLinear reported a design win with STMicroelectronics this morning, as part of a set-top box reference design aimed at Latin America. MaxLinear said its tuner-modular components are part of a design aimed at digital television efforts in Latin America, and includes an integrated set-top box and software platform. MaxLinear''s ISDB-T tuner-demodulator chip is being used in the design.

What to Expect from Trending Web Design in 2016

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The dynamism of web design ascertains that trends should keep varying to the better with changing times. The changes are usually due to improvements in previous designs to suit current tastes and preferences. Domination of material design. Flat design 2.0 Flat design 2.0

Worst Corporate T-shirt Designs Ever - How To Offend People With Your Startup’s SWAG

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In addition to these foundational startup issues, Guy also briefly discusses how to properly design a corporate T-shirt. Guy Kawasaki’s The Art of the Start, addresses a number of valuable startup issues, including fundraising, partnering, branding and beyond. When I. Entrepreneur The Fringe

Web Designers vs. Web Developers

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Funny graphic by @shanesnow that captures the difference between web designers vs. web developers: Like the issue of Startup CTO or Developer , often startup founders who are less technical have this same question. Do I need a designer or a developer?

Design and Innovation Showcase

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Thursday, June 21, 2012 -- Design and Innovation Showcase. Innovative industrial design can give your company competitive advantage in the marketplace by catering to both utilitarian and aesthetic requirements of the customer. Industrial design will improve the appearance of your product, add value in the eyes of the user and position your company as a brand leader. Connect with CONNECT.

Workpop: Using UX And Design To Power The Next Career Site

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Online job and career sites still seem to be in another decade, when it comes to both design--and user friendliness. Can a startup gain a foothold in the competitive market by designing the right UX and user experience to make a job and career site for everyone? Starting on the employer side first, we put a big emphasis on design. cornerstone employment work listings jobs design workpop

Werner Herzog’s “From One Second to the Next” Premiere at the Pacific Design Center #ItCanWait

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In West Hollywood, Los Angeles last night, Werner Herzog’s new documentary, “From One Second to the Next” premiered at the Silver Screen Theater located within MOCA’s Pacific Design Center followed with Q&A from the legendary director himself.

MySpace Launches New Mobile App, Site Design

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Los Angeles-based Myspace officially launched its new site design and a mobile app today, firmly centering the online site on music, music discovery, and streaming.

Kingston Dangles Prizes For Game Designers

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Fountain Valley-based Kingston Digital , the developer of flash memory, is courting game designers today, with a contest which promises to award $1,500 for a game incorporating its portable storage products for the Apple iPhone. Kingston said it is holding a contest which asks game designers to include its Wi-Drive portable, Wi-Fi storage device for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, in their games.

Ferrari Design and Innovation Joins The Audio World

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The Ferrari by Logic3 collection comprises a range of earphones, headphones and speaker docks that celebrate Ferrari’s excellence and flair, both on the road and in motorsport, by delivering superior audio performance and beautiful design.

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Design for the Novice, Configure for the Pro

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I’ve had a long-standing rule of thumb in product design, which I call “design for the novice, configure for the pro.&# I started saying this back in 2001/02, long before the era of Web 2.0, Design for the novice.

MaxLinear Gets Design Win

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Carlsbad-based MaxLinear , the developer of radio frequency and mixed signal integrated circuits, has scored a design win with a developer of cable TV systems. maxlinear integrated circuits radio frequency design semiconductorThe firm said that SiliconDust, a developer of HD cable TV systems, has selected its cable TV tuners. Expected shipment volumes of the win were not announced. SiliconDust is using MaxLinear's HXL241SF cable TV tuner in its products. READ MORE>>.

5 Common Misconceptions of Web Design: Insights from the Yoga Sutras

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They do not know what they do not know which makes a meaningful conversation with a design agency very challenging. Asmita – Ego This individual knows exactly what they want because their neighbor’s kid who aspires to be a graphic designer has laid it all out for them.

The Design Accelerator Launches Incubator At Idealab

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A new, startup incubator-created by the Art Center College of Design and the California Insitute of Technology --said this morning that it has launched a brand new, design-focused incubator, housed at Idealab. According to The Design Accelerator , it will help startups by selecting promising early stage, design-driven technology companies from the Art Center and Caltech communities for an intensive three-month program. >.

MaxLinear Gets Design Win At Hitron

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Carlsbad-based radio frequency (RF) and mixed signal IC developer MaxLinear reported a design win today, with Hitron Technologies Americas. maxlinear radio frequency docsis cable model design hardware semiconductor MaxLinear said that Hitron has selected one of its digital cable front-end receivers for a family of DOCSIS 3.0 cable modems and gateways. Shipment volumes and financial impact of the deal was not disclosed.

Vitesse Gets Design Win

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Camarillo-based Vitesse Semiconductor is reporting a design win this morning, with Edge-Core , a developer of networking equipment. Vitesse said that Edge-Core is using its SimplyPHY 1 GE PHYs and SparX-III Gigabit Ethernet switches to power its new SMC Smart L2 switch products. Financial impact of the win, and shipment volumes, were not nanounced by Vitesse. Vitesse is a developer of high speed networking semiconductors.

Google For Icons | IconFinder Providing The Best for Developers and Designers

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Just about every Startup at some point and especially if you do not have a designer, is going to need icons to help spruce up those websites. Before Iconfinder I was working as a web designer and front-end developer, next to studying computer science and business administration.

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DTS Gets Design Win With T-Mobile G2x

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Calabasas-based surround sound provider DTS said today that its technology has been integrated into the T-Mobile G2X with Google , a new phone from LG aimed at gamers and music lovers. DTS said the phone is the first to integrate its DTS Ultra MObile sound technology.

5 Common Misconceptions of Web Design: Insights from the Yoga Sutras

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They do not know what they do not know which makes a meaningful conversation with a design agency very challenging. Asmita – Ego This individual knows exactly what they want because their neighbor’s kid who aspires to be a graphic designer has laid it all out for them. Asmita’s are challenging for a web designer; anyway you move you will be damned. Hopefully there will be a few existing design elements that can be salvaged.

Ashton Kutcher, Sound Ventures Back Gigster In $10M Funding

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Ashton Kutcher and his Los Angeles-based venture firm, Sound Ventures , are one of the backers of a new startup which says it can offer up on-demand, software development and design services. saas celebrity kutcher ashton design development software ondemand capital venture gigster

No Stairway (Infringement) and the Importance of Shared Design Tools in Innovation

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But as I explain in a longer blog post , what is copied is a common motif in song composition, effectively a design tool. No one can claim copyright to these things because they have been around for a long time and are now “generic” parts or common design tools, respectively.

Tech Coast Angels Invests In Teenage Design Community

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The Tech Coast Angels , the largest organized angel investment group in Southern California, has made an investment in Define My Style , an online community focused on teenagers, to the tune of $140,000. Other investors in the $600,000 seed stage funding round were CincyTech and Queen City Angels, according to Define My Style. The investment is probably one of the farthest flung for the Tech Coast Angels, geographically. Define My Style is based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Design Mornings - Design Thinking for Sustainability

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Friday, August 19, 2016 -- Design Mornings - Design Thinking for Sustainability. Experience the magic of the design thinking process as we re-design sustainability in LA. education/design-mornings-design-thinking-for-sustainability/los-angeles/28036. General Assembly.

Creator…Know Thine Users! | Making Apps the Markets Want

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Citrusbyte Wants the World to Build Better Software

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Citrusbyte is a full stack, design and development firm that specializes in helping companies get the APIs they need to run more efficiently. Dev & Design API APIs AT&T Citrusbyte David Kullmann design Developers full-stack design firm IoT Los Angeles Mission Control New York CityI think that the value of a well-built API is somewhat underrated these days.

UX For The Real World

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Let me explain; To be truly good as a user experience expert you need to understand how to do design, how to code your own designs and if you can, have a basic understanding of how to program.

Vitesse Targets Internet of Things

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Camarillo-based Vitesse Semiconductor , which develops a range of networking semiconductors, said today that it has rolled out a new reference design specifically aimed at the Internet-of-Things (IoT) market. The company said it has rolled out new Gigabit Ethernet PHY reference designs for small form factor, IoT networking, to help power embedded networking for devices. Reference designs are used by hardware designers as templates for creating their own applications.

Immunotherapy Clinical Tests Spur Hope, and Plenty of Headaches

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These new treatments, which recruit patients’ own immune systems to the fight against tumor cells, are forcing re-assessments of the standards used to gauge a patient’s condition, and complicating clinical trial designs.

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Putting the Pedal to the Metal at Amplify

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Amplify’s close mentoring is by design. For the first three months of this year, I have had the pleasure of breathing the same air as the crew from Amplify , the Venice based accelerator.

PvP Biologics Raises $35M in a Lab-to-Pharma Deal with Takeda

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[ Corrected 1/5/17, 8:07 am to show company was spun out of UW two months ago. ] A San Diego-based startup spun out from the University of Washington just two months ago is today announcing a $35 million deal with Takeda, Japan’s biggest pharmaceutical.

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Supplyframe Opens Hardware Design Lab In Pasadena

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Pasadena-based electronic hardware design and manufacturing information service Supplyframe says it is launching a new design lab in Pasadena today, where it will look to bring together investors and entrepreneurs to bring hardware projects to market. According to the company, the Supplyframe Design Lab will include 4,900 square feet of lab space to help with product design, manufacturing, and more. hackaday design electronics hardware supplyframe

MaxLinear Gets Satellite Receiver Design Win

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Carlsbad-based MaxLinear , which develops radio frequency (RF) and mixed signal, integrated circuits, has scored a design win with a satellite receiver developer. maxlinear design satellite unitron group receiver electronicsMaxLinear said its products are being used by the Unitron Group, for a new satellite receiver, used for receiving signals from up to four satellite bands and multicasting up to 32 channels on an IP network.

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Homee Raises $5M For Interior Design App

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Los Angeles-based Homee , a startup which helps connects consumers with interior designers, has raised $5M in a Series A funding, the company disclosed on Tuesday. Homee is led by Beatrice Fischel-Bock, and lets you chat with an interior designer about furniture and get other interior design help. home interior designer consumer mobile venture capital

MaxLinear Wins Sharp TV Tuner Design

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Carlsbad-based MaxLinear , the developer of radio frequency and mixed signal integrated circuits, reported today that one of its iCs has been selected by Sharp Corp. for use in a hybrid TV tuner module. MaxLinear said Sharp is using its ML601 tuner IC. Shipment volumes were not announced. Sharp's tuner module is used in flat panel televisions. READ MORE>>. maxlinear sharp television module semiconductor