Patagonia Partners With High Tech Fabric Startup

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Ventura-based outdoor apparel company Patagonia has partnered with a startup developing a high performance, synthetic silk fabric, made out of natural proteins. Bolt Threads , which says it is creating high performance, sustainable fabrics created from natural proteins rather than hydrocarbons, announced the partnership along with a $50M, Series C investment on Thursday. patagonia high tech fabrics bolt threads silk garment apparel outdoor oudtoors synthetic chemistry

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.

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Girls Scouts Go High Tech with iPhone Cookie Sale App

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Are the days of Girls Scouts knocking at your door selling cookies on their way out?

Five High Tech Gifts We Wish We Had Gotten This Holiday

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Did you get all of the high tech gifts you wanted under your Christmas tree, Hanukkah, or your other favorite holiday? Here are five of the gifts--all from Southern California high tech companies--we wish we could have gotten wrapped in a present this year.

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

Local Firms Makes Fortune's Fastest Growing List

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A number of local, high tech firms have made Fortune Magazine's latest list of the one hundred fastest growing companies in the nation. fortune fastest growing companies rankings high techAccording to the magazine, Questcor Pharmaceuticals (Anaheim) was ranked number 28, TTM Technologies (Santa Ana) was ranked at 38, Cymer (San Diego) was ranked 68, Broadcom (Irvine) was number 78, Asiainfo-Linkage was 84th, and Semtech (Camarillo) was number 88.

SD Venture Group Opens Bay Area Office as Part of “Cheeky” Campaign

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National blog main National top stories San Diego San Diego blog main San Diego top stories San Francisco blog main San Francisco top stories deals Entrepreneurship Financing funding High Tech Innovation Economy Internet Investor IT Mike Krenn people recruiting San Diego Venture Group Software startups Tech VC Venture Capital Web wirelessThe San Diego Venture Group has established a beachhead in San Francisco, and it’s opening for business Tuesday.

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Amazon Betas Gets Greenlight

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is hanging out at Santa Monica technology coworking and tech hangout ROC--thanks to a new online series being piloted by Amazon.com Amazon.com officially announced the greenlighting of a new, comedy pilot called Betas , centered around what it described as "four computer geeks and their quest for nerd fame". amazon betas greenlight content hollywood technology startup high techIt looks like Ed Begley, Jr.,

Ranking The Top 4 High Tech Car Features

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They are all designed to increase the safety and comfort of drivers and passengers as well as keep them highly entertained. The post Ranking The Top 4 High Tech Car Features appeared first on TechZulu. Automotive Gadgets Connected Car high tech cars

SpaceX's Newest High Tech Job: Farmer?

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In what might be the strangest position available at Elon Musk''s pioneering space rocket firm, SpaceX has posted a job for a farmer on its job page--a strange mix of the high tech world of space travel and farming. According to the position, SpaceX is seeking a farmer with a minimum of 10 years of row crop farming experience in central Texas, where it currently has operations in McGregor.

High Tech Night @ The Opera

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Friday, April 23, 2010 -- High Tech Night @ The Opera. See [link] (more

High Tech Night At Petco Park

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Monday, July 16, 2012 -- High Tech Night At Petco Park. See [link] and enter code TECH. CommNexus.

Report: California Losing Manufacturing, High-Tech Jobs

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The nonprofit, economic thinktank the Milken Institute is reporting today that California is "losing a battle" with other states in retaining and attracting manufacturing jobs, including high tech, and is "hemorrhaging high-tech manufacturing jobs." A More Prosperous California" cited declines in manufacturing jobs between 2000 and 2007 of 21 percent, and a decline of 23 percent in high-tech manufacturing jobs in the same period.

High Tech Venture Roundtable

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Tuesday, November 11, 2008 -- High Tech Venture Roundtable. CONNECT Venture Roundtables are exclusive, private, invitation-only showcases for promising emerging technologies and companies in the region. Select entrepreneurs and scientists will have the opportunity to present their technology to a group of premier capital providers. See [link] (more

LA Startups Gather At Twiistup

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twiistup twiistup8 venture capital startup pitch conference funding fundraising technology high tech silicon valleyLos Angeles area startups and would-be entrepreneurs were gathered Thursday as a part of the annual Twiistup technology conference, being held at the Skirball Center.

PaeDae Ups Ante On Software Recruiting, Dangles Chance At Spaceflight

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paedae software recruiting recruiter spaceflight contest award bounty hiring jobs high techThings definitely look to be heating up in the software recruiting world, at least, if you judge the latest offer from a local startup to find local recruits for software developers.

High Tech Night @ The Opera

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Friday, February 20, 2009 -- 10th Annual High Tech Night @ The Opera. For the past nine years, San Diego's High-Tech Community has gathered together for an evening of exceptional networking and world-class opera. High-Tech Night @ the Opera continues to serve as an unparalleled opportunity to connect with the leading executives, investors, and innovators in Southern California.

Stir Finds $1.5M For High Tech, User Friendly Desk

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Los Angeles-based Stir , a startup developing a touchscreen-driven, Wi-fi connected, and sensor-powered desk which automatically adjusts to a user''s height, said this morning that it has raised $1.5M in a seed funding round.

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. twobit circus steam carnival high tech education learning kickstarter

San Diego Padres High Tech Night

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Thursday, July 14, 2011 -- San Diego Padres High Tech Night. Feel the strength of San Diego's Tech Community when we pack PETCO Park! Highlights the rivalry between the "Silicon Beach" Padres and the "Silicon Valley" Giants. Email MLeonard@commnexus.org.

High Tech Night at the Padres

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Thursday, September 9, 2010 -- High Tech Night at the Padres. CommNexus. Contact Megan Leonard at mleonard@commnexus.org.

Sponsored Message: Find High Tech Law Firms In Southern California

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socalTECH has the definitive listing of the companies who are providing legal services to local startups and high tech companies in our high tech service provider directory. Check out our listing of legal providers serving the local high tech industry at. Need to find a top legal company in Southern California?

Where High Tech Meets High Surf

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Wednesday, May 4, 2011 -- Where High Tech Meets High Surf: Ventura Ventures Technology Center. ACG 101 Where are the next generation of high-tech companies getting their start? The City-sponsored Ventura Ventures Technology Center is an incubator for a wide range of tech startups. For many of them, the answer is four blocks from the beach, in the heart of downtown Ventura.

Entrepreneurship In China's High Tech Industry

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Saturday, February 5, 2011 -- Entrepreneurship In China's High Tech Industry. ith special thanks to NACSA, we have invited an outstanding group of seasoned high-tech executives to share their experiences and insights on how to survive and thrive in a highly competitive environment in China with emphasize on semiconductor industry. IEEE's OC Solid-State Circuits Society (SSCS) and IEEE's OC Entrepreneurs' Network (OCEN).

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.

Leveraging High-Tech Assets For Your Company's Growth

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Thursday, March 19, 2009 -- Leveraging High-Tech Assets For Your Company's Growth. This dynamic panel will examine strategies to identify and protect your high-tech assets, particularly contexts such as licensing, strategic alliances and joint development scenarios. The discussion will focus on various ways to treat high-tech intellectual assets such as software, and know-how and technology relating to semiconductors, mask works, etc.,

Leveraging High-Tech Assets For Your Company's Growth

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Thursday, October 16, 2008 -- Leveraging High-Tech Assets For Your Company's Growth. How can you protect the high-tech assets that you bring to the table? Who owns improvements to your high-tech assets and the related rights? These questions and other strategies to identify and protect your high-tech assets will be addressed by a dynamic panel in this workshop.

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Corporate Social Responsibility & High Tech

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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

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High Tech is Hot -- and CA is on fire!

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California's high-tech industry added more than 21,000 jobs last year, and is maintaining its place as the nation's industry leader. By the numbers, California has 940,700 high-tech workers, a high-tech payroll of $95.2 billion and 43, 400 high-tech enterprises. Topics include Cyberstates 2008 , High Skilled Visa Reform , STEM Education , and U.S.

Report: LA, OC, San Diego All Rank As Top High-Tech Centers

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A new report by the Milken Institutue, attempting to rank the "top high-tech centers" in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, shows Los Angeles, Orange County, and San Diego areas are all within the top 10 "preeminent high-tech metros" ranked by high tech employment and wages.

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Santa Monica Tech Community Grows, As Another Tech Law Firm Sets Up Shop

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