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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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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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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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.

MaxLinear Gets DVR Design Win

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Carlsbad-based radio frequency (RF), analog, and mixed signal integrated circuits maker MaxLinear as scored a design win with a manufacturer of a digital video recorder (DVR). According to MaxLinear, Nuvyyo has seleced one of its chips for a new DVR product, which streams live HDTV and records over-the-air (OTA) content. Estimated shipment volumes for the device were not announced. MaxLinear said that Nuvyyo is using its MxL69x ATSC receiver (tuner and demodulator) for the product.

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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?

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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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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SpaceX Successfully Launches, Lands New Rocket Design

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Hawhorne-based SpaceX , the rocket and spacecraft developer led by technology mogul Elon Musk, successfully launched and landed a brand new rocket design on Friday, while successfully delivering a satellite into orbit for Bangladesh. SpaceX put its new Falcon 9 Block 5 rocket into space from Cape Canaveral at 4:14 p.m. EDT, successfully deploying the Bangabandhu Satellite-1 into space for Bangladesh.

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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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Designing UX with Willy Lai, recent Apple UX Design Director

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017 -- Designing UX with Willy Lai, recent Apple UX Design Director. Lai’s hands-on workshop teaches designers, product managers, marketing managers, and engineers how to design successful user experiences for software products and services across devices. Email willylai@willylai.com.

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Beats' Founders Dr. Dre, Jimmy Iovine In Court Over Headphone Design

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The royalty dispute is over whether the royalty agreement between Lamar, Dre, and Iovine only coverd the first version of the Beats' headphones, or all subsequent designs. patent jury design headphone royalty legal lawsuit audio beats

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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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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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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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Qualstar Wins Design Deal With Sony

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Simi Valley-based optical storage manufacturer Qualstar said this morning that it has been selected by Sony Imaging Products & Solutions , to design and manufacture an enterprise optical disk library for Sony. Size of the win was not announced.

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Hulu Adds Designated Survivor, Other New Disney/ABC Content

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Santa Monica-based streaming television service Hulu said this morning that it is adding Designated Survivor, as well as other titles, such as Revenge, Shadowhunters, Marvel�s Agent Carter, Blossom, The Catch, and Bunheads to its library of content. hulu designated survivor television content streaming disney hollywood

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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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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

Qualcomm Rolls Out New Biometric Patch Design

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According to Qualcomm, it has released reference designs--used by engineers to develop their own products designs from the technology--that allows for the monitoring of patients with real time data. San Diego-based Qualcomm said this week that it has rolled out a new line of single-use, biometric patches, through its subsidiary, Qualcomm Life.

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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

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Dassault Systemes Pilots New 3D Design Fellowship At UC Irvine

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Foundation , the nonprofit arm of aerospace giant Dassault Systemes, said that it is launching a new pilot program this summer at the University of California, Irvine's Samueli School of Engineering, which will teach community college students the skills behind 3-D design. dassault systemes design fellowship stem education training program irvine universityThe Dassault Systemes U.S.

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HOW TO HIRE A USER EXPERIENCE DESIGNER

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017 -- HOW TO HIRE A USER EXPERIENCE DESIGNER. General Assembly. See [link] (more

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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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Qualcomm Powers New Samsung Galaxy Note7 Design

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qualcomm samsung galaxy phone design processor semiconductorSan Diego-based semiconductor developer Qualcomm said this morning that its Snapdragon processors are being used by Samsung, for its upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note7. Qualcomm said that Samsung has selected its Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, plus the Qualcomm Adreno 530 GPU, Qualcomm Hexagon 680 DSP, and Qualcomm Haven as the basis of the tablet. The new Samsung Galaxy Note7 ships on August 19th.

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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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SpaceX Prepping For Launch Later Today Of New Rocket Design

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX is in the final phases of launch for a new rocket design, the Falcon 9 Block 5, targeted at 4:12 EDT today in Florida. SpaceX--which is hoping to launch the very first satellite for Bangladesh, the Bangabandhu-1, with the launch--and also prove out its new, highly re-usable design, which is aimed at making it even easier for SpaceX to re-use its rockets.

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Carbon by Design Acquired By HEICO

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Oceanside-based Carbon by Design , a manufacturer of composite components for UAVs, spacecraft, and rockets, has been acquired by Florida-based HEICO Corporation. Carbon by Design was founded by Dominick Consalvi in 2003. According to HEICO, it expects to keep Carbon by Design's 75 team members and entire management team with the acquisition.

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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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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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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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Quarterly Bolsters Contributors With Art, Design Blogger

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has added another contributor to its service, and art and design blogger named Christopher Jobson. Jobson''s blog is focused on art, sculpture, photography, and design. quarterly blog colossal thisiscolossal design subscription ecommerce

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Broadcom Gets Design Win With Brother

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Irvine-based semiconductor firm Broadcom announced a design win this morning with printer manufacturer Brother. broadcom brother semiconductor design wlan wifi chip printer

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