Design Therapeutics Finds $45M

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San Diego-based Design Therapeutics , which is developing therapies for patients with serious degenerative disorders caused by nucleotide repeat expansions, has raised $45M in a Series A financing round. Design Therapeutics' founders are Pratik Shah, Ph.D., design therapeutics degenerative disorder nucleotide venture capital

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MaxLinear Gets Optics Design Win

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maxlinear optics digital design hyperscale semiconductor hardwareCarlsbad-based MaxLinear reported today that its Telluride PAM4 digital signal processor (DSP) has been selected by Centera Photonics for a 100G optical module, which will be used in hyperscale data center applications. Shipment volumes and expected financial impact of the win were not announced. Centera Photonics is a develops of optical modules for the high performance, data center market.

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XPRIZE Launches New Video Game Design Challenge

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The group said the competition will encourage entrants to design and/or develop a video game across the themes of Exploration, Environment, and Human Equity. xprize video game design challenge learning youth competition videogameLos Angeles-based XPRIZE said it has launched a new initiative, which will provide "thousands of dollars" in prizes that invites the next generation to develop video games which "depict a better future for humanity".

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MaxLinear Gets Design Win With Aviat Networks

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Carlsbad-based semiconductor developer MaxLinear reports that it has scored a design win with Aviat Networks. maxlinear aviat networks chip semiconductor design cmos hardwareAccording to MaxLinear, its chipsets are being used for Aviat's new WTM 4800 E-Band and Multi-Band Radios. MaxLinear said Aviat is using its MxL1105 CMOS transceiver along with the MxL85652 and MxL85110 modems. Shipment volumes and expected financial impact of the win were not announced.

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Semtech Gets Design Win In Taiwan

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Camarillo-based Semtech , a developer of analog and mixed signal semiconductors, reported a design win today, with Taiwanese company YUAN High-Tech Development Co., semtech design semiconductor analog yuan high-tech development sdvoe video internet hardwareAccording to Semtech, YUAN has integrated its technology into a new line of Software Defined Video over Ethernet (SDVoE) products. Semtech did not announce shipment volumes and financial impact of that win.

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10 Key Strategies For Innovation Leadership By Design

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As a business advisor, I strongly believe that continuous innovation and design thinking are the keys to long-term viability and success. A recent survey of design professionals shows strong agreement, but 92 percent expressed some lack of confidence in their organization’s design vision.

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Game Design Showcase 2020

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Friday, January 31, 2020 -- Game Design Showcase 2020. Celebrate and play original games created by NYFA's Game Design graduating class! Join the NYFA Game Design graduating class of 2020 as they head off on their next big adventure: the real world! The NYFA Game Design Showcase features drinks, food and original video games and board games created by our MFA and BFA graduate students!

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Transphorm Gets Design Win

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Goleta-based Transphorm , which is developing gallium nitride (GaN) semiconductors, reported a design win fo its components this morning. design spply power nitride gallium electronics transphormAccording to Transphorm, the first ever, AC-DC power supply using its GaN FETs has just been announced. The new power supply was developed by Bel Power Solutions , a power supply which Transphorm says has greater than 96 percent efficiency.

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Semtech Gets Design Win

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Camarillo-based analog and mixed signal semiconductor developer Semtech announced a design win this morning, saying that smart home technology developer Savant is using the company's chips in a design. According to Semtech, Savant is using its BlueRiver AV-over-IP chipsets for a new IP video product line. Those products provider 4K video over IP to residential and commercial markets. Shipment volumes and financial impact of the win were not announced. READ MORE>>.

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Semtech Gets Design Win In China

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Camarillo-based Semtech , which develops analog and mixed signal semiconductors, has scored another design win for its LoRa wireless technology. semtech china design wireless water meter internationalAccording to Semtech, Hangzhou Water Meter Co. HWM), Ltd. has incorporated its LoRa technology into a "smart water metering" product. Shipment volumes and financial impacts of the win were not announced.

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Skyworks Gets Design Win With Nordic Semiconductor

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Irvine-based analog semiconductor developer Skyworks has scored a design win with Nordic Semiconductor , a developer of wireless communications products, the company announced this morning. skyworks nordic semiconductor analog wireless communications design internet things

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Qulab Applies Artificial Intelligence To Drug Design

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Los Angeles-based Qulab , a biopharmaceuticals startup developing artifical intelligence software aimed at small molecule drug design, said on Wednesday that it has launched its first product, Quleap. qulab artificial intelligence drug design automated small molecule biotech lifescience biopharma phamraceuticals venture capital

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Semtech Gets Design Win In France

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Camarillo-based analog and mixed-signal semiconductor developer Semtech reported a design win this morning, with a French developer of Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices. semtech design france agriculture semiconductorAccording to Semtech, itk , a supplier of IoT smart agriculture applications, is using Semtech's LoRa devices as part of a new cattle health monitoring solution.

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ISSQUARED Acquires Starnet Data Design

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Newbury Park-based ISSQUARED , an information technology provider, said this morning that it has acquired Westlake Village-based Starnet Data Design. issquared starnet data design merger acquisition consulting ventura countyFinancial details of the buy were not disclosed. BOth companies provide information technology consulting, including consulting in the areas of networking, security, hardware, and other related areas for enterprise to SMB customers.

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Semtech Wins Smart Grid Design

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Camarillo-based analog and mixed signal semiconductor maker Semtech has scored a new design win in the smart energy grid market, saying today that CAHORS Group , a manufacturer of monitoring products for smart grids, will use the company's LoRa devices and the LoRaWAN protocol in its line fault detection products.

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Report: Faraday Future's Chief Designer Resigns

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A report this morning says that the Chief Designer for Los Angeles-based Faraday Future , Richard Kim, has resigned--and many employees are skipping work as the company continues to look for investment. The report, from The Verge, follows earlier, high profile executive departures at the electric car designer in November. faraday future executive deadpool chief designer

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Virgin Hyperloop One In Design Link With St. Louis School

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Los Angeles-based Virgin Hyperloop One , which is developing futuristic transportation technology, says it has linked up with the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Financial details of the link were not announced, however, Virgin Hyperloop One said the effort will include workshops and design reviews through the semester, including participating from partners Black & Veatch, the St.

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Semtech Gets Design Win With YoSmart

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Camarillo-based analog and mixed-signal semiconductor provider Semtech Corporation has scored a design win for its LoRa wireless products, saying this week that YoSmart will use its LoRa devices in a new line of Internet of Things (IoT) products. Semtech said YoSmart will use LoRa in its YoLink product line, which connect a variety of home applications, including doors, security systems, electrical outlets, and water piping to accurately monitor data in real time.

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Elon Musk says Tesla Model Y will be revealed at its LA design studio on March 14

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Model Y unveil event on March 14 at LA Design Studio. It’s the fifth new car design to come from Tesla’s shop since the company was founded in 2003.

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Semtech Wins Audio Networking Design

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Camarillo-based semiconductor developer Semtech said this morning that it has a new design win, this time with its BlueRiver technology. According to Semtech, IDK Corporation, a developer of professional A and broadcast equipment, is linking its audio networking with Software Defined Video Over Ethernet (SDVoE) using its BlueRiver products. Shipment volumes and expected financial impact of the win were not announced.

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Creator Connect Looks To Connect Users With Artists, Designers

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Los Angeles-based Creator Connect announced this morning that it has launched a brand new service, which allows artists and designers to offer their services up to others. The new service said it lets users hire an artist to create your painting, sculpture, artifact or outfit of your dreams at your own budget. The new marketplace is available via both the company's website as well as an iOS app. Creator Connect also said it is the first service of its type which is Black owned.

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10 Top Attributes Elevate Design Thinking Leaders

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As a business advisor, I strongly believe that continuous innovation and design thinking are the keys to long-term viability and success. A design mindset is not product-focused - it’s solution focused and action oriented towards creating better customer experiences and value.

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?

Leaf Group Acquires Deny Designs

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Santa Monica-based Leaf Group , which is led by Sean Moriarty, said on Thursday that it has acquired home decor brand Deny Designs. for Deny Designs, split between $6.7M Deny Designs was based in Denver, Colorado. media demand decor home acquisition merger designs deny group leafLeaf Group said it paid $12.0M in cash plus approximately 215,000 shares of its common stock.

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Beauty By Design Raises $2.2M

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Los Angeles-based Beauty By Design , a startup offering up "hyper-personalized" beauty products based on a customer's skin, has raised $2.2M David Weissman is CEO and Co-founder of Beauty By Design. in a seed funding round. The funding was led by Resolute Ventures, and also included Ludlow Ventures, TenoneTen Ventures, Troy Capital Partners and angels Spencer Rascoff (Zillow), Terry Boyle (NordstromRack.com, HauteLook), and Rob Chesney (former COO, Trunk Club).

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Oculus Buys Carbon Design

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Irvine-based virtual reality technology developer Oculus VR --now owned by Facebook--said Tuesday that it has acquired the team behind Carbon Design , an industrial design and product engineering team. Carbon Design''s project include the Xbox 360''s game controller. industrial design carbon carbondesign acquisition merger headset reality virtual oculusvr

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USC And Unity Technologies Launch Online Game Design Course

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The University of Southern California and 3D game development engine developer Unity Technologies are launching a brand new, online game design course , aimed at both students and "lifelong learners", to help them design and publish their own original games, the two announced on Tuesday. unity technologies game design education school videogame

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Blueland launches with a suite of eco-friendly cleaning supplies designed to reduce plastic waste

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Sarah Paiji had the idea to launch the eco-friendly refillable cleaning supply retailer Blueland after hearing about the abundance of microplastics in the water she was using to dilute her child’s baby formula.

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Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Shows Off Capsule Design

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Playa Vista-based Hyperloop Transportation Technologies , which is one of LA's multiple companies working on next generation, "Hyperloop" style transportation systems, has unveiled a capsule design today in Spain. design ahlborn dirk tech high transport technologies transportation hyperloop

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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.

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MySpace Debuts New Timberlake Design

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MySpace , the online social networking site which is now owned by Specific Media, has finally rolled out its new, Justin Timberlake-inspired web design, in conjunction with the release of a new single from Timberlake and JAY Z. myspace timberlake justin design social networking

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MaxLinear Gets Design Win In Germany

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Carlsbad-based radio frequency and mixed-signal semiconductor developer MaxLinear has scored a design win in Germany, with GiaX GmBH, the company said today. maxlinear design germany mixed signal semiconductor europe internationalAccording to MaxLinear, GiaX GmbH has selected the company's MxL85110 broadband modem system on chip (SoC) for its HelEOS network system, which will deliver 10 Gbps over Ethernet Coax. Shipment volumes and financial impact of the were not announced.

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Design Thinking Workshop

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Product Design for Iterative Processes

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I recently wrote a post about design simplicity where I encouraged technology design teams to think about “designing for the novice, configuring for the pro&# users. I’ve seen this “error of iteration&# occur many times in software designs.

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Beats Sued By Monster Over Headphone Designs

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Monster , the consumer electronics firm which co-designed the original Beats By Dr. Dre headphones , has sued Beats Electronics , saying that Beats stole the technology behind its immensely popular headphones from the company. beats electronics monster headphone design legal lawsuit

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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

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Broadcom Wins Another Chinese Smartphone Design

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Irvine-based Broadcom said this morning that it has scored another design win in China, with Chinese cellphone manufacturer K-Touch. broadcom china smartphone design processor android semiconductor electronics

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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.

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MTS FASHION TALK @PACIFIC DESIGN CENTER

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Thursday, August 22, 2019 -- MTS FASHION TALK @PACIFIC DESIGN CENTER. Join us for a fascinating MTS Fashion Talk bringing together top fashion icons, bloggers and influencers focusing on How Entrepreneurship Is Changing Fashion. See [link] (more

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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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Semtech Gets Design Win With Aerospace Manufacturer

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Camarillo-based semiconductor developer Semtech has chalked up another design win for its LoRa wireless radio frequency technology, saying that its technology has been selected by an aerospace manufacturer, Ineo-Sense , for it smart asset tracking tools.

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Broadcom Aims Designs At 3G Smartphones

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Irvine-based Broadcom said this morning that it has released a portfolio of turnkey designs, aimed at developing 3G smartphones. The new designs include single-, dual-, and new quad-core platforms tied to cellular baseband, RFIC, and PMUs.

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MaxLinear Wins Panasonic Design

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Carlsbad-based MaxLinear , the developer of mixed signal and RF integrated circuits, reported a design win this morning with Panasonic Corporation. Maxlinear said that Panasonic is using its product as part of a reference design for DVB-T2 set-top boxes. maxlinear panasonic rfic design semiconductorREAD MORE>>.

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