Education technology meets its limits

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This week has been a good one for those who like to talk about the limits of technology. Over in the UK, a prankster managed to fool Trip Advisor into naming his shed the #1 ranked restaurant in London.

Education technology meets its limits

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MyCivic Acquired By Tyler Technologies

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Seal Beach-based MyCivic , a developer of apps used by local governments to engage with their citizens, has been acquired by Texas-based Tyler Technologies , Tyler Technologies said on Thursday. Tyler Technologies said it expects the management and staff of MyCivic to remain in their positions. acquisition merger local government technologies tyler mycivic

Reactful, 6sense In AI Technology Partnership

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Santa Barbara-based Reactful , a developer of artificial intelligence and machine learning software for website personalization, and 6sense , a devleoper of "account based orchestration" software for marketers, said they are in a new technology partnership. reactful 6sense artificial intelligence partnership technology

Technology infrastructure launchpad The Fabric raises $15 million

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The Fabric, an early-stage investment company developing new infrastructure technologies, has raised $15 million for its third investment vehicle. Announced at the Montgomery Summit in Santa Monica, Calif.,

Airspace Technologies Finds $8M For Logistics Technology

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Carlsbad-based Airspace Technologies , which is developing technology for the logistics market, says it has raised $8M in a Series A funding round. According to Airspace, it is providing "time definite" delivery and supply chain services to the healthcare, technology, and aerospace sectors. airspace technologies venture capital logistics qualcomm cross culture supply chain

Forge Technologies Buys ShiftMe, Moves To LA

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Forge Technologies , a developer of software used for managing hourly employees, said this morning that it has acquired Los Angeles-based ShiftMe , a developer of "shift-swapping" apps. As part of the acquisition, Forge Technologies said it is moving its headquarters to Los Angeles. forge technologies hourly worker shift swapping human resources software saas mobile

Vincente Capital Partners Sells Intellectual Technology, Inc.

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Los Angeles-based private equity investor Vincente Capital Partners announced on Tuesday that it has sold Carlsbad-based Intellectual Technology, Inc. , According to Vincente Capital, it has retained a minority interest in Intellectual Technology. government software acquisition merger technology intellectual partners capital vincente

Dexcom Buys TypeZero Technologies

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San Diego-based DexCom has acquired TypeZero Technologies , a developer of diabetes management systems and technology, the company said late Wednesday. TypeZero Technologies' technology automatically adjusts and regulates insulin delivery. equipment medical lifescience acquisition merger management diabetes technologies typezero dexcom

Technology Rodeo - Federal technologies

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Thursday, November 10, 2016 -- Tritech Technology Rodeo. NASA, Navy, University Technologies. Why attend.

Atar Capital Buys Canadian Technology Distributor Microcel

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Los Angeles-based private equity investor Atar Capital said this morning that it has acquired Canadian technology distributor Microcel. Microcel is a distributor of technology products, and supplies Canadian big box retailers, electronic stores, e-commerce, and specialty outdoor stores, including Walmart, the Source, Best Buy, Amazon, and Indigo Books. atar capital microcel merger acquisition technology distributor electronics canada international

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Escape from Technology? SMV TechBrew

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Monday, January 28, 2019 -- Escape from Technology? The technology behind designing (and solving) escape rooms. As the popularity has exploded - the quality, sophistication, and overall experience have been enhanced through the novel use of both old and new technology. Escape room design is a constantly changing environment and the technology to support an escape room needs to adapt as well. SMV TechBrew. Escape rooms are far more than just a passing fad.

Tesla Buys San Diego's Maxwell Technologies For Energy Storage Tech

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Tesla Motors , the electric car-and-solar panel company led by Elon Musk, is acquiring San Diego-based technology developer Maxwell Technologies , in a deal worth approximately $218M, the companies announced on Monday. per share for all of the outstanding stock of Maxwell Technologies. cleantech acquisition merger musk elon storage energy technologies maxwell motors tesla

Passport, the technology business for city transit systems, raises $43 million

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Passport, company that's managing much of the technical aspects of how people pay to use public transportation resources in cities like London, Miami and Los Angeles, has just raised $43 million.

Passport, the technology business for city transit systems, raises $43 million

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Passport, company that’s managing much of the technical aspects of how people pay to use public transportation resources in cities like London, Miami and Los Angeles, has just raised $43 million.

Investment in Technology and Automation Across Industry in LA County

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Talk: Investment in Technology and Automation Across Industry in LA County. Technological innovations like artificial intelligence and automation are impacting how businesses are looking to the future investments in their organizations, and their industries as a whole. Thursday, March 21, 2019 -- R.E.D LAEDC. How is Digital Transformation Shaping our Region?

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USC And Unity Technologies Launch Online Game Design Course

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The University of Southern California and 3D game development engine developer Unity Technologies are launching a brand new, online game design course , aimed at both students and "lifelong learners", to help them design and publish their own original games, the two announced on Tuesday. According to Unity Technologies and the USC School of Cinematic Arts, its self-paced, adaptive online course will teach students and prospective developers how to design and publish their original games.

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Teledyne Completes Acquisition Of Unit Of Roper Technologies

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Thousand Oaka-based Teledyne Technologies says it has completed its acquisition of the Scientific Imaging businesses of Roper Technologies , which included the acquisition of Princeton Instruments, Photometrics and Lumenera. teledyne technologies roper merger acquisition princeton photometrics lumera hardware scientific equipment

RealtyMogul Sells Loan Underwriting Software Technology

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Los Angeles-based real estate crowdfunding site RealtyMogul says it has sold some technology it has developed at its research and development lab, to another company. According to RealtyMogul, it has sold the proprietary loan underwriting software it developed in its labs to Hunt Real Estate Capital , in an all-cash transaction. Financial terms of the sale were not announced.

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Claims Commercial Travel By 2022

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Los Angeles-based Hyperloop Transportation Technologies , one of a number of companies in the LA area working on Elon Musk's concept of a high-speed transportation system, says it thinks it will have its first, commercial travel systems open to the public by 2022. Hyperloop Transportation Technologies is competing against Virgin Hyperloop One and Elon Musk's Boring Company to try to bring the transportation systems to market.

Converge Technology Partners Buys BlueChipTek

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Converge Technology Partners , the IT technology provider which acquired Agoura Hills-based Key Information Systems in April, said this week that it has acquired another company-- BlueChipTek , a technology solutions provider based in Silicon Valley. BlueChipTek is the fifth company acquired by Converge Technology Partners since October of 2017. converge technology partners bluechiptek merger acquisition datacenter consulting rollup

Ophthalmology Technology Summit (OTS)

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Friday, June 29, 2018 -- Ophthalmology Technology Summit (OTS). Orange County is the single most technology-rich epicenter for ophthalmology technology. This year we are excited to announce that Brent Saunders, Allergan CEO, will begin the conference with an open discussion about technology innovation in the Ophthalmic space.

TuSimple Takes $95M For Autonomous Trucking Technology

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TuSimple , a developer of autonomous trucking technology which has offices in San Diego and in China, said on Wednesday that it has raised $95M in a Series D funding round. The funding came from Chinese investors SINA Corp. and Composite Capital. TuSimple says it has now raised a total of $178M. The new funding values the company at $1 billion. The company was founded in 2015.

Axonics Modulation Technologies Sets Estimated IPO Range

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Irvine-based Axonics Modulation Technologies , a developer of medical devices for treating urinary and bowel dysfunction, has set its estimated IPO range, ahead of its expected IPO this week. axonics modulation technologies biotech lifescience medical device exit merger acquisition axnxThe startup, which is venture backed by BioDiscovery, Longitude Venture Partners, Cooperatieve Gilde Healthcare, the Alfred E.

Axonics Modulation Technologies Files For IPO

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Irvine-based Axonics Modulation Technologies has filed for an IPO, saying in a filing that it is hoping to raised up to $86.25M on the Nasdaq Global Market. Axonic Modulation Technologies is led by CEO Raymond W. axonics modulation technologies merger acquisition overactive bladder exit medical device lifescienceThe company has filed to trade as AXNX.

SeatAdvisor Acquired By Patron Technology

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San Diego-based SeatAdvisor , a developer of ticketing and venue management software, has been acquired by Patron Technology , a ticketing and event software developer. Patron Technology is owned by private equity investor Providence Strategic Growth (PSG). seatadvisor patron technology ticketing venue management software merger acquisition tickets

MicroPower Technologies Names VP

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San Diego-based MicroPower Technologies , the developer of solar-powered, wireless surveillance cameras, said Thursday that it has named Dave Tynan as its new Vice President of Global Marketing and Business Development.

D2 Technologies Buys Webia Technologies

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Santa Barbara-based D2 Technologies , which develops embedded IP communications software, reports today that it has acquired Webia Technologies , a developer of products for the Google Android OS platform. technologies voip software embedded android webia merger acquisition

Investment in Technology and Automation Across Industry in LA County

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Talk: Investment in Technology and Automation Across Industry in LA County. aking a closer look at how industries like transportation, aerospace, trade and logistics, manufacturing, and banking are adapting to new waves of technology and advancement in automation. Thursday, March 21, 2019 -- R.E.D See [link] (more

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Incipio Acquires Griffin Technology

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Irvine-based Incipio , which manufactures and sells consumer electronic accessories, has acquired fellow mobile accessory maker Griffin Technology , according to the company. Griffin Technology is based in Nashville. The acquisition of Griffin Technology is the second, big acquisition for Incipio this year; the company is in the midst of acquiring another, big mobile accessory brand, Skullcandy. incipio merger acquisition griffin technology mobile accessory

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Creates Joint Venture In Germany

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Playa Vista-based Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT), the hyperloop technology developer led by Dirk Ahlborn, has created a joint venture with a German company, Hamburger Hafen und Logistik Aktiengesellschaft (HHLA), which is the biggest container terminal operator in the Port of Hamburg. hyperloop transportation technologies transport high tech dirk ahlborn germany port shipping hhla

OCTANE MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION FORUM

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Tuesday, October 30, 2018 -- OCTANE MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION FORUM. Join us October 29-30 at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel and Spa. See [link] (more

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OCTANE MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION FORUM

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Monday, October 29, 2018 -- OCTANE MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION FORUM. Join us October 29-30 at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel and Spa. See [link] (more

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Solekai Systems Merges With Fairway Technologies

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Two, San Diego-based software development and integration companies-- Solekai Systems and Fairway Technologies --said this morning that they have merged into a new company. Fairway had focused on custom software development, business technology integration, and said its expertise has been in such areas as mobile computing, cloud computing, data analytics, AI and machine learning, and open source.