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Sonos Launches Google Assistant Support, Reports Q2 Results

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Goleta-based whole home speaker manufacturer Sonos said on Thursday that it has launched Google Assistant on Sonos, allowing Google's voice assistant to run on Sonos "smart" speakers through a software upgrade. According to Sonos, it will begin rolling out the feature next week in the U.S., with more markets to come over the next few months.

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North America CACS 2019

SoCal Tech Calendar

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 -- North America CACS 2019. IT Audit, Control, and Security Event. Stay ahead of trends and tools across your professional landscape. Join us at North America CACS 2019, 13-15 May in Anaheim, California, and be a part of the top conference for IS audit and security professionals! See [link] (more

Chrome River Powers New Expense App For U.S. Bank

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Los Angeles-based software developer Chrome River and U.S. Bank announced this week that Chrome River is powering a new app being launched by U.S. Bank, the U.S. Bank Expense Wizard. According to the two, the new payment software helps streamline payments and reconciliation for infrequent business travelers. Financial details of the arrangement between the two companies were not announced.

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North America CACS 2019

SoCal Tech Calendar

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 -- North America CACS 2019. IT Audit, Control, and Security Event. Stay ahead of trends and tools across your professional landscape. Join us at North America CACS 2019, 13-15 May in Anaheim, California, and be a part of the top conference for IS audit and security professionals! See [link] (more

Scopely Buys DIGIT Game Studios

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Los Angeles-based mobile game publisher Scopely has acquired DIGIT Game Studios , the game development studio behind its hit mobile game, Star Trek Fleet Command , Scopely announced on Thursday. Financial details of the acquisition were not announced. Scopely was already a strategic investor in Dublin, Ireland-based DIGIT, having made an investment in DIGIT in 2015.

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Zillow Expands Instant Home Buying Service To LA, San Diego

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Online real estate service Zillow is expanding its home buying service to both Los Angeles and San Diego, the company announced this week, in a move which will allow home buyers to get nearly instant offers on their homes--instead of going through a traditional broker and offering their home on the market. According to Zillow, the addition of Los Angeles and San Diego comes along with a move into six new markets. Zillow already had been offering up the service in the Inland Empire.

Tech Ethics, Regulation & Strategy: Here’s the Napa Summit Agenda

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With Uber’s long-awaited IPO, Facebook’s mounting controversies, and ongoing debates over drug pricing and safety issues, come a great responsibility. A big story in the innovation community now is about the ethics and regulation of tech and life sciences.

Bio Roundup: Rare Disease Showdowns, Prices on TV, Dealmania & More

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The market for drugs for rare or “orphan” diseases continues to grow. An April report from Evaluate Pharma predicted sales of orphan drugs to rise 12 percent a year between now and 2024, when they will account for an estimated 20 percent of worldwide prescription drug sales. The field has gotten so competitive that multiple products are on the market for some diseases.

Milestones of Innovation 17: ‘Golden Spike’ Heralds Era of Cheap Steel

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One hundred fifty years ago May 10, around mid-day, railroad promoters from two coasts clumsily drove the final spikes of America’s first transcontinental railroad near Promontory Point, Utah. Two of the spikes used that day were made of gold. The blows themselves triggered a telegraphic message to the world.

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