How to Run an Effective Networking Dinner

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Photo by Juliette F on Unsplash Networking is a critical part of relationship building and there is no event more valuable to building relationships than the proverbial “breaking of bread” with people. it’s ok to drift back to general networking if need be. networking startup

MaxLinear Selected By German Networking Equipment Developer

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Carlsbad-based MaxLinear , which develops radio frequency, analog, and mixed-signal integrated circuits, reported a win this morning with German home networking equipment maker devolo. Wave 2 transceiver ICs, for a new line of powerline networking products. According to MaxLinear, devolo has selected its G.hn Financial impact of the win, and anticipated shipment volumes were not announced. devolo's products are aimed at service providers and carriers in Europe. READ MORE>>.

Effective Networking Starts With Empathy

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We asked him about building relationships and advice for founders needing to expand their network. What is one practical tip you’d give a young entrepreneur who is just setting out to build a professional network? There is no better network builder than providing value.

Semtech Wins Mining Equipment Developer

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Camarillo-based semiconductor developer Semtech says it has signed up a maker of mining equipment to use its LoRa wireless networking technology. According to Semtech, Transco Industries, a developer of mining conveyer equipment, has implemented its LoRa devices and wireless radio frequency technology into its conveyer belt applications, for safer monitoring of those devices. semtech mining equipment semiconductor internet things wireless networking hardware

Vubiq Networks Names Engineering VP

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Irvine-based wireless technology developer Vubiq Networks , which develops millimeter wave wireless broadband technology, has named Alan Bartky as its new Vice President of Engineering. According to Vubiq, Bartky has previously served at such companies as Xylan/Alcatel, Broadcom, RF DSP, Intel/Mindspeed Technologies, SNAP Networks, Sync Research, and Tran Telecommunications/Amdahl. vubiq networks engineering executive alan bartky millimeter wave wireless

Vertical Networks Acquired By Whistle

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Santa Monica-based Vertical Networks , a "mobile-first" content studio which was backed by Snap , has been acquired by New York-based entertainment and sports media company Whistle. Vertical Networks was founded by Elisabeth Murdoch. Both Veritlca Networks and Whistle develop content for Snap. entertainment hollywood content acquisition merger whistle networks vertical

Southern California needs to find its hub for it to develop its own tech ecosystem

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Founded by Steve Poizner last year to accelerate the growth of a startup entrepreneurial ecosystem in Southern California, The Alliance is building a network of investors, entrepreneurs and universities to provide ballast in the south to the dominance of the Northern California tech industry.

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. semtech audio networking blueriver broadcast equipment ethernet transcoding semiconductor hardware

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Valence Connects With $2.5M For Black Social Networking

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Los Angeles-based Valence , which is developing a social network specifically for black professionals, has raised $2.5M The company says it is creating a database and network of black professionals. network talent jobs capital venture upfront diversity minority black networking social valencein funding, the company said this week.

CUJO AI Launches Network Analytics Tool

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El Segundo-based CUJO AI , a developer of artificial intelligence software, has launched a new product aimed at providing network analytics to broadband operators. The software company--which is backed by KPN Ventures--says that its new product, Lens, provides network analytics for network operators, providing them with near real-time, granular and dynamic analysis of how customers are using their home or business networks.

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Qualcomm Buys Small Cell Developer DesignArt Networks

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San Diego-based Qualcomm said late Thursday that it has acquired DesignArt Networks , a developer of small cell modem and system design for the cellular base station market. DesignArt is based in Ra'anana, Israel, and develops both systems-on-a-chip and software products. qualcomm designart networks merger acquisition small cell modem cellular basestation

EVgo Expands Business Development Team

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Los Angeles-based electric vehicle charging network operator EVgo has named two new executives to its business development team, the company said on Monday. According to the company, it has named Colin Murchie as Senior Director of Business Development, and Lars Peters as Director of Business Development. EVgo says its network now spans 34 states, and includes more than 1,000 fast chargers and 1,000 Level 2 chargers across 66 metropolitan markets.

DataDirect Networks Expands In Colorado

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Chatsowrth- and Santa Clara, California-based DataDirect Networks , a developer of enterprise storage systems, announced on Monday that it has opened up a new engineering facility in Colorado Springs, Colorado. DDN said the new facility will focus on research and development for the company. datadirect networks colorado springs research development

Jeda Networks Takes On Storage Networks

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Newport Beach-based Jeda Networks , a new startup in the storage networking arena, said today that it has unveiled its technology, with the backing of U.S. jeda networks venture capital storage area network software emulex

How to Develop Your Fund Raising Strategy

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He’s focused on that sector (not exclusively but predominantly) and therefore has an amazing network at large financial services firms to help you with business development. So they develop short-hand ways to qualify things better. Raising money is hard.

Frameworks Round 2

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Last week, we posted the results of benchmarking several web application development and frameworks. We received comments, recommendations, advice, criticism, questions, and most importantly pull requests from dozens of readers and developers.

Framework Benchmarks

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Among the many factors to consider when choosing a web development framework, raw performance is easy to objectively measure. In the database tests, the network was being used to provide result sets to the application server and to provide HTTP responses in the opposite direction.

Great Entrepreneurs Move From Developers To Leaders

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Almost every entrepreneur starts their journey by developing a solution, based on their knowledge of a new technology or required service. Developer skills are necessary, but not sufficient, to build a business. Create and use new networks to tap new ideas.

Twitter Networks are Different than Social Networks

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They “don’t care what people ate for lunch.&# They’re fine on their existing social networks, which these days mostly means they’re happy with Facebook. And as a result Twitter Networks are currently different in my mind than many other social networks.

Ingenu Deploys M2M Network In New Orleans

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San Diego-based Internet-of-Things (IoT) networking technology developer Ingenu said it has deployed its systems in New Orleans, to help support support oil & gas, logistics and transportation applications. The company, which is developing networking technology for communications with Internet-of-Things devices, said the new network reaches 240 square miles. The company did not say if there are any customers using its network in New Orleans yet.

Understanding the Power of Your Human Networks

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The critical skill is not just your immediate network but the network beyond that you can tap into if you’ve earned the right through nurturing your 1-degree relationships. Building Your Network. Either you have a well established network or you don’t.

Inseego Ties With Ericsson On 5G Networking

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San Diego-based Inseego , which develops wireless hotspots and other related technology, said it has partnered with Ericsson to bring new 5G NR (New Radio) products to the market. inseego ericsson networking mifi wirelessAccording to Inseego, it is launching a set of 5G NR products in 2019, which will provide high-performance 5G mmWave and sub-6GHz mobile and fixed wireless solutions for worldwide deployments. Financial details of the deal with Ericsson were not announced.

ClearPath Networks Names VP

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El Segundo-based ClearPath Networks , a developer of a cloud-based platform aimed at helping network, broadband, and cloud operators manage their services, has named a new VP. He also is very active in the Open Networking Foundation (ONF), a group focused on software defined networking (SDN) and network function virtualization (NFV). marketing executive management network platform networks clearpath

Jeda Networks Debuts Product

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Newport Beach-based software defined networking (SDN) technology developer Jeda Networks has announced its first product, the Fabric Network Controller (FNC). jeda networks storage area network software emulex ethernet fcoe data

Metawave Opens New Development Center In Carlsbad

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Metawave , a developer of wireless technology specifically aimed at self-driving vehicles, fixed wireless, and 5G networks, announced on Wednesday that it is opening up a brand new, advanced development center in Carlsbad. Metawave said it is hiring engineers and product development experts at the new office, saying it hopes to attract experts in the wireless sensing and communication industries looking for a "Silicon Valley" experience without having to move to the Bay Area.

BUMP Network Raises $2.3M

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San Diego-based BUMP Network , a developer of online software used by membership programs to manage registrations and partnership programs, has raised $2.3M bump network venture capital membership saas software

SGN Buys Two Game Development Studios

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Los Angeles-based SGN said today that it has acquired two, new game development studios, as a result of its recent $130M strategic investment round. social gaming network videogame content merger acquisition fatrascal games kiwi

PeeqSee Launches Social Networking App

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Los Angeles-based PeeqSee , a new startup developing social networking and media apps, has launched an app which lets users create interactive, visual posts. peeqsee social networking media sharing androidThe startup--founded by Vacit Arat--lets users posts photos with an interactive component, which unveil additional information when users click on objects in those photos.

QuickFire Networks Acquired By Facebook

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San Diego-based QuickFire Networks , a developer of technology being aimed at speeding encoding of streaming video, has been acquired by Facebook , the company announced on its website Thursday. QuickFire Networks, which was led by Craig Y.

Pray.com Finds $14M For Social Networking For Religious Communities

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Westlake Village-based Pray.com , which develops social networking applications for religious communities, has raised $14M in a Series A funding, the company said this week. faith religion investment startup hub101 capital venture religious networking social prayThe funding was led by TPG Growth, and also included Science Inc. and Greylock Partners.

KB Home Goes High Tech At New Irvine Development

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New home developer KB Home says it is offering a huge set of new, smart home and "personal wellness" technology at a new development in Irvine. According to KB Home, homebuyers as its new development, Genoa at Orchard Hills in Irvine will be able to select from a menu of smart home and personal wellness technologies, which it is showcasing at a concept home called the KB Home ProjeKt: Where Tomorrow Lives.

Veracity Industrial Networks Adds $1.5M In Funding

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Aliso Viejo-based Veracity Industrial Networks , which develops secure industrial networking technology, has raised $1.5M Veracity, which is led by CEO Paul Myer, said the funding will go towards ramping its business, as well as for further development of its industrial cybersecurity products. Veracity's technology is used in such industrial networking as power plants and water treatment facilities.

DataDirect Networks Links With AI Service Provider

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DataDirect Networks (DDN), which develops storage arrays for high performance computing and similar applications, says it is powering a provider of artificial-intelligence-as-a-service. datadirect networks high performance computing enterprise storage artificial intelligence csir ceeri scientific research cloud

AcceleratXR Launches Networking Engine For Video Game Market

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Los Angeles-based AcceleratXR announced on Monday that it has launched itself into the videogaming software development tools market, with a new, real-time networking engine.b According to AcceleratXR, it has created a new, real-time networking engine for games and extended reality applications. AcceleratXR said its new engine will support the Unreal, Unity, and custom game engines, and is in active development and early testing with partners.

Vubiq Networks Deploys In Seattle

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Irvine-based Vubiq Networks , which develops ultra high speed networking equipment which uses unlicensed, 60 GHz spectrum, said it has deployed its products in Seattle, Washington, in a deal with Atlas Networks. vubiq networks wireless broadband seattle deployment atlast