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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Developing skills-based online courses and credentials is the easy part. The hard part is getting employers to pay attention. Column Education TC Coursera edtech flatiron school Galvanize London Los Angeles MIT mooc Software Thinkful udacity United Kingdom WeWork

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

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 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.,

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Flo Technologies Launches Pilot In LA

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Los Angeles-based Flo Technologies , which develops technology to help monitor water usage and help prevent water damage in homes, has launched a pilot program in Los Angeles. technologies water usage pilot cleantech conservation ladwp utility

Technology Rodeo - Federal technologies

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

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.

Ordermark Finds $9.5M For Restaurant Ordering Technology

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Canter--whose great grandfather founded LA's Canter's Deli --started developing the technology behind Ordermark after seeing firsthand the chaos generated by online ordering services at Canter's. ordermark venture capital restaurant ordering technology hardware software point sale food hospitalitySanta Monica-based Ordermark , a developer of online ordering management software and systems for the restaurant industry, has raised $9.5M in a Series A funding.

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

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.

Broadcom Gets Nod On CA Technologies Acquisition

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Broadcom , which has significant operations in Orange County, said this morning that it has received approval of the company's proposed acquisition of CA Technologies , after the expiration of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976. Broadcom had announced its intent to acquisition CA Technologies on July 11th. semiconductor electronics hardware software brcm antitrust acquisition merger technologies broadcom

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

TC Technology Acquired By SSP Innovation

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Carlsbad-based TC Technology , an IT services provider which develops mobile software for the utility market, has been acquired by SSP Innovation , a provider of IT services and software to the electric, gas, and water utilities, the two said on Friday. As part of the funding, Jason Linley, the owner and President of TC Technology, becomes Director of Mobile Product Management for SSP Innovations. technology innovation private equity software geospatial mobile utility

Cal Net Acquired by Nexus Technologies

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Chatsworth-based Cal Net Technology Group was acquired by ABRY Partners subsidiary Nexus Technologies Inc. which does business as NexusTek) Aug. Cal Net provides managed IT solutions and will now operate as a NexusTek entity

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Broadcom Acquires CA Technologies For $18.9 Billion

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Semiconductor giant Broadcom , which has significant operations in Orange County, said late Wednesday that it will acquire software developer CA Technologies in a deal worth $18.9 per share in cash for CA, in a move which it says will help it create a "infrastructure technology company" and add "significant recurring revenue" to the company. semiconductor sofware enterprise acquisition merger technologies broadcom

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.

MTech Capital Raises $75M Insurance Technology Fund

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Los Angeles- and London-based MTech Capital , a brand new venture capital fund focused on the insurance technology, or "InsureTech" market, says it has raised a new, $75M venture capital fund. MTech Capital says that its founders are Kevin McLoughlin and Brian McLoughlin, and that it is focused on technology-enabled investment opportunities with potential to transform the insurance industry. mtech capital insurance technology insuretech investment fintech venture fund finance

CoreLogic Buys a la mode technologies

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Irvine-based CoreLogic , a provider of property information, analytics, and other related services, has acquired a la mode technologies, LLC , a developer of subscription-based software for appraisers. corelogic alamode technologies information analytics services subscription appraisal appraiser

Report: Hyperloop Transportation Technologies In Discussion With Cupertino

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Los Angeles-based Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT), one of several companies in the LA area working on advanced transportation systems first imagined by Elon Musk, is reportedly in discussions with the city of Cupertino to help ease traffic in that city. hyperloop transportation technologies technology cupertino apple elon musk traffic

Independent Technology Group Acquired By InterVision Systems

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Westlake Village-based Independent Technology Group , a provider of information technology services, including networking, storage, and security services, has been acquired by Santa Clara, California-based InterVision Systems. independent technology group intervision systems huron capital merger acquisition

uBeam CEO Steps Aside As Firm Pivots Towards Technology Licensing

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uBeam, which had been working on technology to wirelessly charge phones using sound waves, also is pivoting into the B2B market, and intends to license its technology to others rather than build its own products. Suster said that uBeam--which has been extremely quiet for the last couple of years about its products and technology has shifted from a consumer-facing mobile charging company to B2B licensing.

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.

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

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

Fitplan Technologies Finds $4.7M For Fitness Apps

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Los Angeles-based Fitplan Technologies , a startup that develops mobile apps which connects users with workouts with routines used by what the company says are the "world's most influential fitness personalities", has raised $4.7M fitplan technologies fitness venture capital exercise trainer personal smartphone training

Hyperloop Technologies becomes Hyperloop One, pulls in $80 million and announces global partners

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The news comes just days after rival hyperloop builder Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) announced a licensing deal to power its own prototype with magnetic levitation technology. Both Hyperloop One (formerly Hyperloop Technologies) and HTT are based in L.A.

BASF Buys Nanowire Technology From Seashell Technology

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San Diego-based Seashell Technology , a developer of nanotechnology in the nanowire area, has sold the technology, patents, and other rights to its silver nanowire technology to chemical giant BASF. Financial terms of the technology acquisition were not announced. basf seashell technology nanowire merger acquisition patents materials

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In my post, Technology Roles in Startups , I described some of the different ways I engage with startup companies such as CTO Founder , CTO , Part-Time CTO , Acting CTO , Consultant, Advisor and Advisory Board Member. I thought it was worth capturing a bit more about Advisory Roles, Advisory Boards and particularly Technology-Oriented Advisors – who are often thought of a bit different when it comes to those roles. And don’t confuse having a CTO with getting an Technology Advisor.

Airspace Technologies Links Into Alexa

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Carlsbad-based Airspace Technologies a provider of technology enabled logistics services and related software, said it has integrated its service with Amazon Alexa. airspace technologies logistics software amazon alexa voice activated shippingAccording to Airspace, the new integration allows users to track, trace, and review their shipments using voice commands on Alexa.

Champion Technology Gets Investment From R9B

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Santa Monica-based Champion Technology , which develops an artificial intelligence-powered software product for the cybersecurity area, to help improve cyber security analysis, has received a strategic investment from R9B (root9B, LLC), a provider of cybersecurity products and services. The companies said R9B is integrating Champion Technology's flagship DarkLight platform with the R9B ORKOS and ORION products, to enable AI-driven response actions to security events.

Universal Electronics Buys RCS Technology

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RCS Technology). monitoring home acquisition merger technology electronics universalSanta Ana-based Universal Electronics announced this morning that it has acquired Rancho Cordova-based Residential Control Systems, Inc. RCS is a designer and manufacturer of energy management and control products. Universal Electronics will pay approximately $9M in cash plus earnout over the next five years.

Moleaer Finds $6M For Nanobubble Technology

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treatment wastewater technology nanobubble moleaerLos Angeles-based Moleaer , a manufacturer of industrial "nanobubble generators" used for water and wastewater treatment, agriculture irrigation, and oil-water separation, announced this morning that it has raised $6M in a funding round. The funding was led by Energy Innovation Capital (EIC). According to Moleaer, its products increase gas transfer rates and improve solids separation from water, wastewater and produced water.