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USC Researchers Develop Liquid Solar Cell Technology

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The new technology--based on solar nanocrystals--were developed by chemistry researchers led by Richard L. READ MORE>>.

Two Southern California Technology Researchers Get White House Honors

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Silicon Beach Report Jan. 24: Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Plans French Research Center

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Hyperloop Transportation Technologies plans French research center, Warner Bros. Interactive to develop Disney’s “Cars 3” game, and Faraday Future hit with another lawsuit for unpaid bills

Ex-Xerox CTO Vandebroek Named Chief Operating Officer of IBM Research

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When I last spoke to Sophie Vandebroek in December, it was for a kind of exit interview as she prepared to leave her longtime job as Xerox’s CTO and head of its worldwide research organization. Re that last point—she seemed completely unsure. Read more » Reprints | Share: UNDERWRITERS AND PARTNERS.

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FundaGeek Looks To Help Researchers Find Crowdfunding

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Are you a scientific researcher, looking to help fund one of your research projects using crowdfunding? FundaGeek , the crowdsourcing site led by Dan Gutierrez, has launched a new portal site it says is specifically aimed at helping those researchers use the crowdfunding craze to address their research areas. READ MORE>>.

Qualcomm Making Inroads with Wireless EV Charging Technology

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As the global market for mobile phones has matured, Qualcomm has been seeking new opportunities in the wireless technology business.

President Obama Highlights Caltech Energy Research

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The technology has the possibility of creating electricity producing power plants which could provide "zero CO2 emissions" power plants.

REC Solar Gets Research Funding

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headquarters in San Luis Obispo, said today that it has been selected to received $8.53M in grants from the Clean Energy Research Program (CERP), from the country of Singapore. The firm said the grants will go towards optimizing its manufacturing process, working with partner ASM Technology Singapore Pte Ltd. READ MORE>>.

How Connectifier Is Applying Search Technology To Recruiting, With John Jersin

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Recruiters can access that search technology in one of two ways. Every big recruiting technology has one piece of information on people.

Convertro Taps UCLA Anderson Professor For Research Effort

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Santa Monica-based online advertising attribution technology provider Convertro --which is led by serial entrepreneur Jeff Zwelling--said today that it has added UCLA Anderson School professor Sanjog Misra as the chair of a new research committee for the company. Dr. Misra will work in an advisory role to the company. READ MORE>>.

Arrowhead Research Names COO

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Pasadena-based Arrowhead Research , which develops biotherapeutics and other technology, announced today that it has named Bruce Given, M.D., Sandoz Research Institute, and Schering-Plough Corporation. arrowhead research executive biopharma pharmaceutical lifescienceas its Chief Operating Officer. READ MORE>>.

U.S. Army To Recruit Dozens Of Researchers At New Campus In Playa Vista

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In a bid to tap into the growing, innovative technology atmosphere in Playa Vista, the U.S. Army said Tuesday that it plans to recruit up to 70 researchers to a new campus in the growing center for technology, at the University of Southern California Institute for Creative Technologies (ICT). According to the U.S.

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Acacia Research Names Two VPs

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Newport Beach-based Acacia Research , the technology patent licensing firm, said today that it has named two VPs. Lucas joins from Alcatel Lucent, and also has served at The Boeing COmpany, Cambridge Display Technology, Motorola, Harman International, and Discovision Associates. acacia research patent licensing legal executive

Why Technology is Driving More Urban Renewal

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Back in 2006/07 when I sold my company and then worked at Salesforce.com there were very few options in SF for technology folk to build their careers at big, growing companies. Technology innovation doesn’t occur in a vacuum. And sci-fi writers are but one example of the way society impacts technology. And Facebook.

Wireless Technology Firm Opens San Diego Research Center

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Pennsylvania-based InterDigital , a developer of wireless technology products, said Monday that it is opening up a new office in San Diego. According to the firm, the new West Coast Research and Development Center will help the firm tap into the region's ecosystem of innovation. READ MORE>>.

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Plans French Research Center

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Hyperloop Transportation Technologies announced plans today to open a research and development center in Toulouse, France

Champion Technology Names Execs For Cybersecurity Startup

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Santa Monica-based Champion Technology Company , a developer of cybersecurity software, has named Jess Richter as Chief Revenue Officer, and David Aucsmith and Michael Kluse both as as Senior Advisors. Champion Technology is developing cybersecurity automation and orchestration software. READ MORE>>.

Arrowhead Research Boosts Investment In Ablaris

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Pasadena-based Arrowhead Research said Wednesday that it has boosted its stake in Ablaris Therapeutics , a firm developing treatments for obesity.

Fetch Technologies Raises $4.6M

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El Segundo-based Fetch Technologies , a firm which develops software for aggregating data from web sites, said Tuesday that it has raised $4.6M

Is Technology Crucial for Innovation?

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Technology is crucial for innovation—and innovation in technology is critical to innovation in just about every other arena.

UCLA Gets $1M From Raytheon For Research Center

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Raytheon said it selected UCLA because of its reputation as the "long-standing world leader in radio communications networking technology.". college university public engineering network research ucla raytheon

LA Clean Technology Corridor Gets Funding

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The effort to establish a "clean technology corridor" in Los Angeles has received $2.1M The center will include offices, conference rooms, research laboratories, and more. Los Angeles has been trying to establish a "clean technology corridor" to attract companies in the industry to locate in parts of downtown.

ImaginAB Licenses UCLA Technology

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Los Angeles-based ImaginAb , a biotechnology firm spun out by UCLA faculty members, announced this morning that it has concluded a technology licensing agreement with the school. ImaginAb said it now has exclusivity to the technology for antibodies and antibody fragments. Financial details of the license were not disclosed.

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3 Things You (Probably) Don’t Know about Indiana Innovation

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The Indiana Business Research Center at Indiana University shared data that shows the state is the nation’s second-largest exporter of life sciences products , with $9.9 Several world-class research institutions are located in the state, including Indiana University, Purdue University, and the University of Notre Dame. 30, 2015.

Los Angeles Has 5 Percent Of All Unicorns, Says Report

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angeles economy growth unicorn startup technology research valuationLos Angeles has 8 percent of all the "unicorn" companies globally, according to a new study released Wednesday by the University of Southern California's Marshall School of Business. READ MORE>>.

WiSpry Opens Research Office In Denmark

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Irvine-based WiSpry , which develops tunable, radio frequency (RF) semiconductors, announced today that it has opened up a new research and development office in Aalborg, Denmark. WiSpry said it was supported by Invest in Denmark, NOVI, Aalborg University and the Danish National Advanced Technology Foundation in establishing the new office.

Fallbrook Technologies Bolsters Advisors

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San Diego-based Fallbrook Technologies said today that it has added two former auto executives to its transportation advisory board. Schlais Jr.,

UCLA Spinout Looks To Commercialize Supercapacitor Advance

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The team behind the advance says that Los Angeles-based Nanotech Energy is now looking to commercialize its research. READ MORE>>.

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Arrowhead Research Inks Deal With Alnylam

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Pasadena-based Arrowhead Research and RNAi therapeutics firm Alnylam Pharmaceuticals announced this morning that the two are in a collaboration and licensing agreement. Arrow head will also be providing its Dynamic Polyconjugate (DPC) delivery technology to Alnylam, for similar milestone and royalty terms READ MORE>>.

Genomatica, Waste Management In Research Deal

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San Diego-based Genomatica , a developer of renewable chemical production technology and processes, has inked a strategic joint development agreement with Waste Management , the firms announced this morning. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. READ MORE>>.

Protecting America’s Tech Prowess Amid the Hostile Rhetoric of 2017

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My biggest concern would be a failure to recognize and take full advantage of the fact that America’s biggest asset is its technological prowess. Along with that comes the responsibility of leadership in developing the consensus to make long term investments in research and education and manage them effectively.

Superconductor Technologies Spins Off Subsidiary

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Superconductor Technologies , the developer of superconducting materials which was, until recently, located in Santa Barbara, said earlier this week that it has spun off a subsidiary working on its Reconfigurable Resonance (RcR) technology. is looking to find financing before actively developing its technology. will be based.

Fetch Technologies Sold To Connotate

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El Segundo-based Fetch Technologies , the developer of data aggregation and analysis software which was a spinout of USC's Information Sciences Institute, has been sold to New Jersey-based Connotate. Fetch Technologies was advised by Siemer & Associates in the sale. Fetch Technologies had raised at least $5.7M in funding.

LAVA Honors Richard Riordan, Local Technology Firms

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In Best venture funding for clean tech, NanoH2O , the firm developing reverse osmosis membranes for desalination and water purification based on research out of UCLA scored honors. award funding technology startup riordan richard lava association venture angeles acquisition merger capitalOther finalists included Ad.ly and ServiceMesh.

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Radicle Accelerator Fund Launches to Nurture AgTech Innovation

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Before making an investment, Radicle says it screens technologies and can quickly vet and validate technologies through its farm connections.

Machine Learning 201: Exploring the Market for New Business

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2016 will be remembered for many things, not least as the year that AI and machine learning stepped into the technological and cultural spotlight.

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Using Technology to Realize a Competitive Advantage

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Technology is essential for businesses that want to gain an edge over competitors in today’s world. Cloud Services. BPM Software.

SPONSOR POST: Southern California Technology Firms Are Hiring

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Not in Southern California's technology market! Southern California technology companies are hiring aggressively, and the high tech job outlook is better than it has ever been, with hundreds of open positions and many companies eagerly seeking high tech talent. Anti-Piracy Research Manager , Ventura, Lynda.com. Slow job market?

UCLA Anderson Gets $11M For New Technology Center

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UCLA's Anderson School of Business has launched a new research center, called the Easton Technology Management Center , thanks to an $11M gift from James L. Easton, who helped establish the Easton Technology Leadership Program at UCLA in 2009, has a background in engineering from UCLA. Easton, the CEO of Easton Sports.

SoCalGas Creates $1M Fund For Clean Technology Startups

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