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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Entos Finds $53M For Drug Design Platform

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San Diego-based Entos, a developer of artificial intelligence and automated synthetic development technology for designing small-molecule therapeutics, has raised $53M in a Series A funding. entos drug design artificial intelligence small molecule therapeuticsThe funding was led by Coatue, and also included Catalio Capital Management, OrbiMed, Sequoia CApital, Nexus Ventures, and Freeflow.

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Design Therapeutics Sets IPO Offering Range

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Carlsbad-based Design Therapeutics, a company developing treatments for serious degenerative disorders, has set an expected IPO offering range of between $18.00 design therapeutics small molecule merger acquisition biotech lifescience geneand $20.00 per share, the company said in a filing this week. The company has applied to list on the Nasdaq Global Market as DSGN. The company is venture backed by SR One, Quan Capital, Cormorant Asset Management, and WestRiver Group.

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What setups are best for secure network design?

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When it comes to handling government data, secure network design is paramount. Networks designed for privacy and security are essential for government organizations looking to protect classified data from falling into nefarious hands.

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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LinQuest Completes TMC Design Acquisition

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Los Angeles-based LinQuest, a provider of space systems and related technology for the defense and intelligence market, said it has completed its acquisition of TMC Design Corporation, a provider of engineering, development, and integration company with expertise in electromagnetics, digital signal processing, and radio frequency communications. TMC Design was founded in 1997, and has operations in Las Cruces, NM, Colorado Springs, CO, Huntsville, AL, and Orlando, FL.

Pasadena's ArtCenter College Of Design, 3D Avatar Site IMVU Team

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The ArtCenter College of Design , based in Pasadena, and social networking and 3D avatar site IMVU announced on Tuesday that the two have launched a new "studio partnership", which will let students in a course design their own, 3D experience in the IMVU world. The collaboration also includes an ability for students to test and iterate their design in real-time within IMVU's live platform. pasadena center college design artcenter student school avatar social media networkin

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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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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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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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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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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Design Therapeutics Picks Up $125M For Small Molecules

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San Diego-based Design Therapeutics, a biotech company which is developing small molecules for the treatment of serious degenerative disorders caused by inherited nucleotide repeat expansions, said it has raised $125M in its Series B funding round. design therapeutics small molecule venture capital biotech lifescience gene

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HyperloopTT Unveils Designs For Commercial Hyperloop

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Los Angeles-based "hyperloop" transportation systems company HyperloopTT said on Tuesday that it has unveiled completed designs for a fully functioning commercial hyperloop system, which it developed with engineering company Dar Al-Handasah. The company claimed that the design goes "beyond any rendering or concepts" which have been shown by other hyperloop companies.

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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 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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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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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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ServiceNow Buys San Diego Specialist in Customer Experience, Design

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ServiceNow (NYSE: NOW ), the Santa Clara, CA-based giant that provides cloud-based IT services, is boosting its emphasis on human-centered design with its acquisition of Telepathy , a San Diego specialist in customer experience and design. ServiceNow chose us because of the design culture and process we have created over the last 17 years,” Telepathy co-founder and CEO Chuck Longanecker wrote Monday in a blog post announcing the deal.

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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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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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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What setups are best for secure network design?

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When it comes to handling government data, secure network design is paramount. Networks designed for privacy and security are essential for government organizations looking to protect classified data from falling into nefarious hands.

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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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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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. They are always on the lookout for ways to prepare current and future design leaders. Rather than being authoritarian, design thinkers are explorers.

Lab Focused on Human-Centered Design Moves to Put San Diego on Map

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For Michèle Morris, the big question hanging over organizers as they laid the groundwork last year for the first Design Forward Summit was whether the innovation community in San Diego understood the value of design. “We We didn’t know who was going to show up—and 600 people showed up,” said Morris, who is associate director of the Design Lab at UC San Diego and a founder of the Design Forward Summit.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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? I need to come back to this issue and write more in the future – spectrum of what designers vs. developers cover

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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Fisker Teases Design Of New Car, In Deal With Foxconn

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The design is going to be freaking amazing! Irvine-based electric car maker Fisker has teased out a video promoting a yet-to-be-annnounced, new vehicle "Project Pear", which Henrik Fisker says Foxconn will build for the company. Details on the new vehicle so far are light, but Fisker said that Foxconn is jointly investing in the vehicle, and will share the proceeds from sales. Manufacturing is reported to be targeted at Q4 of 2023. The DEAL! Signed and sealed!

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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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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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Hunker Launches New Home Design Site

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A new, online home design site, called Hunker , launched today, focused on home design, home tours, product recommendations, personal essays, and helpful information for homeowners and apartment-dwellers. hunker home design content magazine website demandmedia leafgroup demand leaf

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