ProProfs Buys HelpIQ

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Los Angeles-based ProProfs , a developer of online quiz, tools, learning, and other software, has acquired knowledge base software developer HelpIQ , according to the company. HelpIQ develops cloud-based software for managing online documentation and help, and is used to create online knowledge bases.

How would you like a great advisory board?

Berkonomics

Advisors fill blind spots in the corporate knowledge base and guide you in areas where you feel you have a personal weakness. Have you ever thought of creating an advisory board?

15th Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics

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More than 800 computer science researchers in the Artificial Intelligence area will gather together to discuss and present their recent discoveries in machine learning algorithms and various applications, such as deep learning, machine translation, social media analysis, knowledge bases, dialog and interactive systems, to name just a few.

15th Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics

SoCal Tech Calendar

More than 800 computer science researchers in the Artificial Intelligence area will gather together to discuss and present their recent discoveries in machine learning algorithms and various applications, such as deep learning, machine translation, social media analysis, knowledge bases, dialog and interactive systems, to name just a few.

15th Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics

SoCal Tech Calendar

More than 800 computer science researchers in the Artificial Intelligence area will gather together to discuss and present their recent discoveries in machine learning algorithms and various applications, such as deep learning, machine translation, social media analysis, knowledge bases, dialog and interactive systems, to name just a few.

Luna DNA, Led By Illumina Vets, Raises $2M For Blockchain Startup

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San Diego-based Luna DNA , a new genomic information startup based on the Blockchain protocol, and led by veterans of Illumina, sas it has raised $2M in a seed funding round. Luna DNA says it is developing a genomic and medical research knowledge base powered by the blockchain. According to Luna DNA, the funding came from individual investors and former executives from DNA sequencing equipment developer Illumina.

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Can you profit by serving early adapters?

Berkonomics

And my closet is full of such gadgets, from early pen-based computers to early brick-sized cell phones to an electronic handwriting recognition pad received as a gift to test. I am a gadget freak, often purchasing new technologies in their first release.

Broadcom Acquires NetLogic

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Iirvine-based Broadcom announced this morning that it is in a deal to acquire NetLogic Microsystems , a developer of semiconductors for the networking market, in a deal worth approximately $3.7

ServiceNow Wins University Customer

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San Diego-based ServiceNow announced today that it has signed on Bournemouth University as a customer. Bournemouth University is based in England, and has more than 18,000 students. ServiceNow''s enterprise IT automation software is used for managing IT incidents, change management, configuration, knowledge base, and other IT services.

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Learn How To Increase Innovation and Profits

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You can discover the "Next Big Idea" by accessing knowledge captured from a variety of expertise that can lead individuals and organizations to greater innovation. A workshop will be conducted designed around TRIZ (Theory of Inventive Problem Solving) which provides examples of effective, innovation-enhancing knowledge bases. Tuesday, October 4, 2011 -- LEARN HOW TO INCREASE INNOVATION AND PROFITS. Clean Technology Council.

Putting the Pedal to the Metal at Amplify

From the Venture Trenches

For the first three months of this year, I have had the pleasure of breathing the same air as the crew from Amplify , the Venice based accelerator.

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Tecca Improves, Relaunches Mobile App

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Venice-based Tecca , the online consumer technology information site focused on women, said Thursday that it has relaunched and redesigned the site's iOS application. The firm said the new app includes local deals, personalized content recommendations, a new knowledge base, and more. Tecca's upgraded app is available for free, and runs on the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. Tecca is backed by Best Buy, but runs independently of the electronics retailer.

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RFID Hands on Workshop

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In addition to enhancing their knowledge-base about the real-world use of RFID, participants will get to see live technical demonstrations of recently developed RFID applications. Friday, June 19, 2009 -- RFID Hands on Workshop. WINMEC. Faculty and researchers from UCLA-WINMEC RFID Lab who have been working on RFID for several years, will address issues that arise in the process of using RFID for the enterprise.

Bolstering the Partner Ranks at GRP

Both Sides of the Table

The guy has knowledge. Because my role as a VC requires me to take and endless stream of meetings I long ago decided I need to learn as much as I can from the meetings I attend so I often just ask tons of questions and assimilate knowledge.

Bestofmedia Buys Computing.net

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Culver City-based Bestofmedia Group, publisher of gadget and electronics blog site Tom's Guide, has acquired Computing.net, a provider of high tech information and technical support.

It is satisfying, but rarely profitable, serving early adopters.

Berkonomics

And my closet is full of such gadgets, from early pen-based computers to early brick-sized cell phones to an electronic handwriting recognition pad received as a gift to test. I am a gadget freak, often purchasing new technologies in their first release. These early dives into new technologies serve a purpose for me. They keep me at the leading edge of new development as it is productized, even before mass production.

Surround yourself with great, sharing advisors.

Berkonomics

Advisors fill blind spots in the corporate knowledge base and guide the CEO in areas that the CEO feels are personal weaknesses. This insight addresses the establishment and maintenance of an advisory board, a formal group with no legal responsibilities, but one able to be called upon to act as business, industry and scientific advisors to the CEO.

RFID Hands on Workshop

SoCal Tech Calendar

In addition to the enhancing their knowledge-base about the real-world use of RFID, participants will get to see live technical demonstrations of some RFID applications. Tuesday, October 14, 2008 -- RFID Hands on Workshop. WINMEC. Faculty and researchers from UCLA-WINMEC RFID Lab who have been working on RFID for several years, will address these and other issues that arise in the process of using RFID for the enterprise.

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Putting the Pedal to the Metal at Amplify

From the Venture Trenches

For the first three months of this year, I have had the pleasure of breathing the same air as the crew from Amplify , the Venice based accelerator. Like good mentors Paul, Jeff, Richard, Oded and David as well as Chris and Kris create an atmosphere in which the motivated founders can take advantage of the knowledge base to which they are exposed.

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

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According to the firm's report, "North America's High-Tech Economy: The Geography of Knowledge-Based Industries," the Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale metro area is now ranked number five, San Dieg-Carlsbad-San Marcos is ranked number 7, and Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine is ranked number 8 on the list of top high-tech metros in North America. A new report by the Milken Institutue, attempting to rank the "top high-tech centers" in the U.S.,

How to Teach Computational Thinking

Xconomy

Whether it’s sensor-based medicine, computational contracts, education analytics, or computational agriculture—success is going to rely on being able to do computational thinking well.

Teaching Children Through Mobile Gaming | Go Go Mongo

Tech Zulu Event

These days we rarely find startups or mobile applications being built to focus on the progression of a children abilities for learning and their growth of a wider knowledge based from a younger age.

Knowledge Genie Launches Publishing Tool

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Los Angeles-based startup Knowledge Genie is launching a new, online site today which allows people to publish, share, and sell their knowledge online. The startup, headed by authors and husband-and-wife team Milo and Thuy Sindell, allows book authors and other experts to follow some basic steps to take their expertise and convert it into an online, organized knowledge base--which the firm calls a "genie."

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What SAAS Companies Need to Know About Network Management?

Tech Zulu Event

In a world that is becoming increasingly knowledge-based, products are becoming highly digitized. Usually, a company provides subscription based access to subscribers allowing these subscribers to use software in the cloud.

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How NinjaThat Taps The Power Of Students For Business Tasks, with Atif Siddiqi

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We're tracking data and recommending missions based on the skills they want, so that they can have more opportunities when they graduate. We're focused on the skilled labor part of that, knowledge-based tasks.

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How OneRoof Energy's Solar Leases Save Money, Not Just The Planet

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They already have clients, who they know would benefit from a lease, and they already have the knowledge base associated with the client.

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How Kaleo Is Tackling Enterprise Knowledge Sharing

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Phil Hui-Bon-Hoa , the CEO of El Segundo-based Kaleo (www.kaleo.com), is a serial entrepreneur who has previously built and sold four companies, including one acquired by IFILM, and another by Sun Microsystems. He's now hard at work at a new company, Kaleo, which is tackling the enterprise, knowledge sharing market�and already has an impressive list of Fortune 500 customers. We've created an easy process for big companies to build a living knowledge base.