High Tech Fitness: How it’s Changing the Game

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The fitness industry is a huge market that is worth over $24 billion so it comes as no surprise that tech companies have entered the picture. The rise of high-tech fitness has taken the industry by storm with everything from wearable fitness trackers to smart jump ropes.

President Obama Stresses Jobs, Education In First Silicon Beach Visit

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In the first time that President Barack Obama has paid a special visit to the epicenter of Southern California''s high tech industry, the President spoke for over an hour to an audience of entrepreneurs at Cross Campus , the Santa Monica coworking space, touching on topics around providing an infrastructure for the next generation of entrepreneurs. president obama silicon beach startup technology high tech

17th Annual TechAmerica OC High-Tech Innovation Awards

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Wednesday, June 2, 2010 -- 17th Annual TechAmerica OC High-Tech Innovation Awards. The 17th Annual TechAmerica High-Tech Innovation Awards is one of Orange County's most prestigious and longest standing business functions. The awards program recognizes outstanding achievements and innovation by Orange County's technology leaders.

Corporate Social Responsibility & High Tech

AeA Los Angeles Council

As chair of a non-profit technology association -- known as the AeA ( www.aeanet.org ) -- I am leading a local effort to educate high tech executives & future decision makers on the importance of Corporate Social Responsibility. As you might be aware, the AeA markets itself as the largest association of high-tech companies in the United States – with about 2,300 companies – representing all segments of the industry and 1.8

STEAM Carnival's Education Combines Robots, Lasers, Cotton Candy

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What do you get when you cross science and technology education with a carnival? The new project--launched on Kickstarter today--seeks to inspire young inventors in science, technology, engineering, art, and math through its circus-themed, high tech amusement event.

Two Bit Circus Sets STEAM Carnival Dates

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Los Angeles-based high tech education and amusement company Two Bit Circus , which was founded by Brent Bushnell, said it has set the date for its S.T.E.A.M. The event is aimed at inspiring kids to learn about science, technology, engineering, art, and math.

Xconomy Announces Channel Focused on the Future of Education

Xconomy

Since its inception more than nine years ago, Xconomy has focused its coverage on the business of high technology—across information technology, life sciences, healthcare, energy, robotics, and much more. But underlying all that, in a sense, is education.

Two Bit Circus Gets $6.5M To Take STEAM Carnival National

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The company--best known for its production of the STEAM Carnival, an carnival-themed event which features high tech games but provides science and technology learning opportunities for kids--said the new funding will be used to expand STEAM Carnival into a national brand. techstars capital venture stem education carnival steam twobitcircusLos Angeles-based Two Bit Circus , the producer of STEM-related, experiential entertainment led by Brent Bushnell, has raised $6.5M

White House Targets Tech Training, Jobs In LA With TechHire

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The White House has named Los Angeles as one of 21 communities around the nation which are part of a new technology job and training effort called TechHire , the administration announced Monday. According to President Obama, the new initiative will help to provide a "pathway to the middle class" for workers, by helping to train them to meet the needs for well paying technology jobs.

UCI School of Medicine Adopts Google Glass

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In what the school says is the first move by a medical school to adopt Google Glass into its curriculum, the UC Irvine School of Medicine said Wednesday that it will integrate use of Google Glass into its four year curriculum, using the high tech specs as part of everything from first and second year anatomy classes to third and fourth year hospital rotations. irvine university california medical school education technology lifescience health surgery

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Two Bit Circus Targets San Francisco With STEAM Carnival in November

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Los Angeles-based Two Bit Circus , the startup led by Brent Bushnell helping to inspire kids around science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM), said this week that it is planning to bring its STEAM Carnival to San Francisco. Bushnell's company has created a wide range of high tech games, interactive installations, and more which combine the circus atmosphere with educational content, all geared towards inspiring kids around areas of science and technology.

Xconomy is Growing: We Need Great Salespeople in SF, Texas, and NY

Xconomy

And over this time, we have cultivated a reputation for outstanding news coverage and events across high-tech business sectors—from information technology to life sciences and beyond. cybersecurity, and education, joining seven existing areas of special focus.

USC Viterbi Launches Startup Accelerator

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USC revealed this morning that it has created a new, startup accelerator on campus, the Viterbi Startup Garage , which will help students and alumni start technology companies in Los Angeles. startup accelerator incubator education school incubate business entrepreneur

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CLU's Gerhard Apfelthaler: What I Learned In 2014

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What technologies or things are you looking forward to most in 2015? As an educator, I am looking forward to innovations in online learning. I''d like to see big leaps in adaptive learning technologies, true mobile learning, and the credentialing of non-traditional learning.

General Assembly Raises $35M In Funding Round

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The new funding was led by Institutional Venture Partners, and also included GSV Capital, Rethink Education, Maveron, and Western Technology Investment. General Assembly has become one of a number of resources for Silicon Beach''s growing technology community to learn and improve their skills across a number of areas relevant to startups and other high tech businesses here. general assembly angeles venture capital learning digital school technology

U.S. technology industry in jeopardy?

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s education system and immigration policies, the supply of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) workers will continue to decrease, jeopardizing the technology industry in the United States. The complexity and speed by which new technology is being introduced puts the United States in a position of leadership, but our competitive slide is a serious issue. Many high tech master’s degree programs are populated predominantly by foreign nationals.

Can Innovation Save Us?

Xconomy

it’s natural for startup entrepreneurs and others immersed in the technology world—including us journalists—to wonder about the role of innovation in solving social problems. ” In short, technology can’t cure racism.

Exit Interview: Lita Nelsen on MIT Tech Transfer, Startups & Culture

Xconomy

Lita Nelsen has seen it up close—and played a part in its evolution—from her studies there in the 1960s, to her business-school fellowship in the late 1970s, to her 30 years working in MIT’s Technology Licensing Office. She spent the last 23 of those years directing the office, along the way becoming a pillar at MIT and in the tech transfer community nationwide. [ Editor’s note: This is part of a series of stories examining entrepreneurship on MIT’s campus and beyond. ].

CONNECT Entrepreneur Hall of Fame

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Hall of Fame brings together San Diego's biotech and high tech leaders and educators to honor individuals who have achieved distinction in their career for founding, leading or advancing a San Diego technology-based or life sciences business or organization. Thursday, March 1, 2012 -- CONNECT Entrepreneur Hall of Fame.

Clinton Versus Trump: Who’s Stronger on Innovation?

Xconomy

With the Republican National Convention behind us and the Democratic convention in full swing, it seems like a good moment to ask how a Donald Trump presidency or a Hillary Clinton presidency might affect the prospects for high-tech entrepreneurship and business growth in the United States. Or maybe it’s healthier in the long run when the government imposes more progressive taxation and puts the funds into education, social programs, and R&D.

CONNECT Entrepreneur Hall of Fame

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Hall of Fame brings together San Diegos biotech and high tech leaders and educators to honor individuals who have achieved distinction in their career for founding, leading or advancing a San Diego life sciences or technology-based business or organization. Thursday, April 22, 2010 -- CONNECT Entrepreneur Hall of Fame. Join CONNECT for our prestigious Hall of Fame Luncheon honoring computer software pioneer and philanthropist Peter Preuss.

What Mattered in 2012: Paul Bricault, Amplify LA

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For the last week of the year, we're featuring the thoughts and reflections of some of the movers and shakers of Southern California's high tech community. In your opinion, what events, companies, or people made the biggest impact on the technology world this year?

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Learning is Fun with Two Bit Circus’ STEAM Carnival

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Geeks, Tinkerers, Intellectuals and Nerds of all ages, we are delighted to present to you, Two Bit Circus and their highly anticipated S.T.E.A.M. A wondrous place designed for kids to learn that Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math are not only interconnected, but fun to boot.

Be Frugal, But Never Cheap When Locking Down Your IP

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When this occurs, remind yourself that countries with rampant technology piracy generally also have weak intellectual property courts. Provisional Protection - Most US high-tech companies begin the utility patent process by filing a provisional patent application.

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Putting Tom Perkins Comments into Context

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He just had his Mitt Romney moment and his name will forever be etched in the collective consciousness of the tech community for this terribly insensitive and tone deaf letter to the Wall Street Journal. In tech circles one refers to the firm as either Kleiner Perkins, KP or Kleiner.

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Find Out What Tech Is Emerging From the Ozarks

Tech.Co

By that, I mean that we’re entrepreneurs, engineers, scientists, investors, and business minds on a mission to inspire, educate, and support entrepreneurs and innovators through no-cost consulting, programs, events, and access to capital and talent.

Nine Startup Tips From Michael Dell

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I generally encourage my UC Santa Barbara students to complete their formal education before joining or creating a startup. Innovations Are More Than Technological Features. "Our "Our business is about technology, yes.

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Interview with Matthew Jenusaitis, OCTANe

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Clearly, 2009 was not a good year, from the perspective of the technology innovation ecosystem. Technology and innovation has historically been the thing that has pulled the economy out of recessions, and I think that is especially true right now.

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Startups Are A Remix

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At the risk of undoubtedly offending some readers, here are a few highly subjective examples of each school of musical creativity. Clear attribution by Snoop would have educated the young staff person, and millions of others, regarding classic, old-school funk.

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The @TWTFelipe Story – A Tale of US Visa Policy Gone Awry (#startupvisa)

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In 2005 he was graduated and took a job in South Carolina working for technology company while he started his own web design company on the side. He started another company on the side while he was working during the day at a technology company. Tags: Tech Market Analysis

10 Reasons To Start A Company In An Economic Downturn

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There has recently been a common theme among the entrepreneurs I have interviewed and the conferences I have attended: despite the relatively weak state of the world economy, now is a great time to create a high-tech startup. Victory usually satisfies, but it seldom educates.

Interview with Yossi Vardi

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It's our pleasure today to feature an interview with Yossi Vardi , one of Israel's best known high tech entrepreneurs. What is it about Israel that has made it such a center of high tech and startups? There's a very high level of affinity.

STEM - Building A Better Tomorrow

AeA Los Angeles Council

President on April 16th, with the hope of addressing our country’s competitive position in the world as it relates to Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM). Though there are many issues relevant to protecting our interests in the global marketplace, none is more pressing than the need for additional funding for scientific research and science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education.

Digital Family Reunion | Make New Friends, But Keep The Old

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generation” joined forces with Kurt Daradics from the new class of digital execs to launch DFR, and it continues to be the multigenerational event in LA tech. Holiday event brings together LA’s top digital executives, honors Jim Jonassen. It was 2008.

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What Mattered in 2010: Greg Martin, Archer Venture Capital

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All this week, we are sharing the opinions of some of the top influencers in Southern California's high tech community. In your opinion, what events, companies, or people made the biggest impact on the technology world in 2010?