How to Make Better Reference Calls

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Reference calls. Ask for at least 5 references. As your candidate for at least 5 references. Don’t worry about the fact that these are the references that the candidate has hand-picked – that’s part of the process. Getting off-list references.

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RFaxis Ties With Silicon Labs On Reference Designs

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Irvine-based RF semiconductor developer RFaxis has rolled out a new reference design with fellow chip maker Silicon Labs , to support a new Internet-of-Things application. RfAxis said its RF front-end reference designs connect with Silicon Labs' ZigBee and Threat EM35x mesh networking products. rfaxis reference design chip chipset internet things networking silabs silicon semiconductor

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MaxLinear Eyes Latin America With Reference Design

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Carslbad-based radio frequency and mixed signal semiconductor developer MaxLinear is targeting the Latin American market with a new, reference design for the broadcast HDTV market. MaxLinear said it has created a new, low-cost USB dongle reference design which incorporates its circuits, making it easy for pay TV satellite, IPTV operators, and over-the-top (OTT) Internet video service providers to add HD broadcast channels to PCs, tablet computers, or netbooks.

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Mindspeed, Sequans Tie On LTE Reference Design

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Newport Beach-based Mindspeed and LTE chipmaker Sequans Communications are in a collaboration this morning, saying that the two are working together on a Category-4 LTE fixed wireless gateway reference design. mindspeed sequans reference design semiconductor electronics The companies said that Sequans is supplying an LTE base band chip, and Mindspeed is providing its Comcerto 2000 communications processor in the design.

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How Do You Reference Check a VC?

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How do you then reference check your VC to be sure that you’ve chosen a good firm and partner? First, I would say that most entrepreneurs do almost no reference checks or at least do them very informally. Happy reference checking.

MaxLinear Wins Reference Design With STMicroelectronics

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Carlsbad-based radio-frequency and mixed signal integrated circuits developer MaxLinear reported a design win with STMicroelectronics this morning, as part of a set-top box reference design aimed at Latin America. maxlinear design tuner reference stmicroelectronics MaxLinear said its tuner-modular components are part of a design aimed at digital television efforts in Latin America, and includes an integrated set-top box and software platform.

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Conexant Rolls Video Reference Design

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Newport Beach-based semiconductor provider Conexant Systems reported today that it has rolled out a reference design for video frame grabbers. Tags: conexant video reference According to Conexant, the new design enables manufacturers to develop devices to capture and transfer analog videos from camcorders and VCRS.

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Fulcrum Ties With Aquantia On Reference Design

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Calabasas-based Fulcrum Microsystems , a provider of high speed Ethernet switching chips, and Aquantia , which develops 10GBASE-T PHY semiconductors, said this morning that the two have tied together in releasing a new, 48-port 10GBASE-T Ethernet Switch reference design.

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Obtain Impactful Recommendations And References Leverage: Social Norming To Get Into Graduate School Or Score A Job

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The reference was in the form of a gold tablet that stated, “By the strength of the eternal Heaven, holy be the Khan’s name. This golden reference effectively communicated the Emperor’s sentiments in absentia. Such references tend to be generic and unimpactful.

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Framework Benchmarks

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Authors Note: Were using the word "framework" loosely to refer to platforms, micro-frameworks, and full-stack frameworks. About What we do Portfolio People Blog Contact. You are viewing a single entry. Please also check out the most recent entries. March 28, 2013. Framework Benchmarks.

Qualcomm Announces Connected Car Platform

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San Diego-based Qualcomm has announced a new, reference platform, which it says is designed to help automotive manufacturers build their own, connected cars. According to Qualcomm, its new Qualcomm Connected Car Reference Platform is aimed at accelerating the adoption of advanced connectivity into connected cars, and includes the integration of wireless technology such as 3G/4G LTS, GNSS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and other protocols with other features, and more.

Vitesse Targets Internet of Things

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Camarillo-based Vitesse Semiconductor , which develops a range of networking semiconductors, said today that it has rolled out a new reference design specifically aimed at the Internet-of-Things (IoT) market. The company said it has rolled out new Gigabit Ethernet PHY reference designs for small form factor, IoT networking, to help power embedded networking for devices. Reference designs are used by hardware designers as templates for creating their own applications.

Wildfire Systems Aims to Monetize Social Messages

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wildfire systems eventful recommendation word mouth marketing ecommerce referrals referSan Diego-based Wildfire Systems is hoping that consumers will help its clients spread the word out about their products through a new platform it launched today, Wildlink. According to Wildfire Sytems this morning, Wildlink is a platform designed for monetizing social messaging and digital communications, which rewards consumers for making word-of-mouth recommendations to others.

Momstamp Looks To Connect Mothers, Help With Referrals

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momstamp referral mother friend refer startup friends facebook A new, Los Angeles-based startup, MomStamp , recently said it has launched, to help mother connect with their extended network and better get referrals from "friends of friends" to local service providers.

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Flatirons Solutions Acquires Software Line From TechPubs

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flatirons solutions merger acquisition software aviation techpubs technical reference airplaneIrvine-based Flatirons Solutions , a developer of technical information management software for the aviation, shipping, rail, and other industries, has acquired the TechSuite software line from TechPubs Inc. Financial terms of the acquisition were not announced. TechPubs' TechSuite software is used for Flight Operations and company manuals in the aviation industry.

Qualcomm Targets Consumer Drone Market With New Platform

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San Diego-based Qualcomm has launched a new reference platform, specifically aimed at helping designers incorporate its chips into drone aircraft, the company said Thursday. According to Qualcomm, its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, has launched a new reference platform called Qualcomm Snapdragon Flight , which is specifically aimed at use in consumer drones. qualcomm drone hardware development semiconductor chip reference design flight unmanned yuneec

Recmnd.us Takes On Service Recommendations

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search refer recommend crowdsource recommendations company service business remnd recmndusThe team behind Recmnd.Me , the hiring and recommendations website, is applying its technology to recommending software tools, apps, and companies through a new service, Recmnd.us.

MaxLinear In Design Win With STMicroelectronics

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Carlsbad-based radio frequency semiconductor developer MaxLinear said Thursday that its products have been designed into a reference design from STMIcroelectronics. maxlinear stmicroelectronics reference design dvbt2 MaxLinear said it was chosen to be incorporate into a DVB-T2 set-top box design, aimed at the emerging free-to-air and hybrid terrestrial STB markets in Europe and Southeast Asia.

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ClariPhy Links With Oclaro

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Irvine-based ClariPhy , the developer of mixed signal digital signal processing chips for the optical networking industry, said today that it has tied together with Oclaro on a 40 Gbps reference design. clariphy oclaro optical networking reference designThe two said the design will accelerate the adoptions of coherent optical components in the optical networking market. Oclaro is a developer of optical communications modules.

Silicon Beach Report March 15: Snapchat Posts Ad Referencing Domestic Violence, Stock Drops 4 Percent

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Snapchat posts ad referring to domestic violence, stock drops 4 percent; Newegg becomes retail partner of Red Bull Gaming Sphere; and SpaceX wins $290 million government contract

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The top 10 cities for $100M VC rounds in 2018 so far

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We’re referring to the same type of projected data we use in the quarterly reports. Jason Rowley. Contributor. Jason Rowley is a venture capital and technology reporter for Crunchbase News. More posts by this contributor. The SaaS VC gap: China & other markets trail the US.

Everything about Java 8

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Static method reference: String::valueOf. Non-static method reference: Object::toString. Capturing method reference: x::toString. Constructor reference: ArrayList::new. The method reference forms are shorthand for the other forms. Method reference. By "shapes", I'm referring to to the types of the inputs, outputs, and declared checked exceptions. The following post is a comprehensive summary of the developer-facing changes coming in Java 8.

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UberAIR to take flight with help from UT Austin and U.S. Army Research Labs

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we’re doing a specific rotor system on one of the engineering common reference models that Uber has released.” ” The reference model is a benchmark for what the aircraft should do in field tests and eventually operations, Sirohi said.

EnumSet and EnumMap

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If you don't want to use Guava, then wrap the modifiable Enum{Set,Map} instances in Collections.unmodifiableSet(set) or Collections.unmodifiableMap(map) and throw away the direct references to the modifiable collections. I'd claim that iterable.forEach(action) is too popular, and I'd suggest that the traditional enhanced for loop should be preferred over forEach except when the argument to forEach can be written as a method reference. This article discusses java.util.EnumSet.

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Frameworks Round 1

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Authors'' Note: We''re using the word "framework" loosely to refer to platforms, micro-frameworks, and full-stack frameworks. You are viewing the first round of web application framework benchmarks.

Think about Performance Before Building a Web Application

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Here, when we speak of performance, we are specifically referring to the speed of the application in providing responses to requests. “It was running fine.”

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Why you should never have a data room — the most counter-intuitive fund-raising advice you’ll ever…

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Your historical trading information including financials and a “customer file” which shows the history of your transactions so that investors can run “cohort” analyses Customer reference, personal references, key team members, compensation, cap table, stock option plan, etc.

Live streaming studio, Culture Genesis, launches its first show, the quiz-based Trivia Mob

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The two creators envision their company as a combination of 106 & Park and Jeopardy with questions aimed at cultural references for the Highsnobiety and Complex set.

Popbase helps YouTube stars build closer relationships with their fans

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In addition, there are incentives for referring others to the platform. Entertainment has changed.

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Wrong, wrong, right?

Eric Greenspan

In 2007, my company negotiated an unprecedented marketing agreement with Verizon to sell their FiOS and in turn their technicians in the field would refer Make It Work services to their customers. Because the technicians didn’t really want to refer us.

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How would you like a great advisory board?

Berkonomics

Have you ever thought of creating an advisory board? As you can guess, that would be an informal group with no legal responsibilities, but one able to be called upon to act as business, industry and scientific advisors to you and the company.

SpaceX Renames BFR To Starship

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Hawthorne-based rocket and space vehicle developer SpaceX is renaming its upcoming, passenger-carrying rocket--the BFR--to "Starship", and will refer to the rocket booster as "Super Heavy", according to SpaceX founder Elon Musk. BFR had officially stood for "Big Falcon Rocket" but had also referred to "Big F**king Rocket".

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How to use metrics and a dashboard

Berkonomics

With a wide track, angled aggressively at the curves, and being told to hug the wall on the straightaways, there was little reference available to a novice driver as to speed. Have you ever driven a car that had no speedometer?

Greatly exceed early customer expectations.

Berkonomics

Your first customers for any product or service form your reference base, the important group of allies that your marketing and sales people rely upon when attempting to create buzz and make a mass market for a new product. First customers are critical.

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Startups Should Focus On Their Net Profit Score Not Potential Promoters

InfoChachkie

consider a more actionable inquiry, such as, “Will you refer a colleague to us?”. However, entrepreneurs are better served by driving referrals, rather than scoring the propensity of someone making a customer reference at some nebulous future date.

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