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.

AirMap Acquires Hangar Technology

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a Santa Monica-based drone flight management software developer, acquired drone automation company Hangar Technology Inc. AirMap Inc., on Sept.

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

Base Your New Venture On These New Technology Trends

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Although I’m not an aficionado of checklists in general, I really appreciate one he has included for keeping up with the latest technological trends that are reshaping business strategies, which should be the driver for startups to fill in the gaps. checklists James Kerr startups technologie

Corent Wins MapR Technologies

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Aliso Viejo-based Corent Technologies , which develops cloud migration software, and AI and data analytics software developer MapR Technologies said this morning that MapR Technologies has selected Corent's SurPaaS platform to help customers access MapR's Data Platform for AI. corent mapr technologies migration cloud data analytics software saas

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.,

OpenGate Capital Acquires InRule Technology

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Los Angeles-based private equity investor OpenGate Capital announced this morning that it has acquired Chicago-based InRule Technology , a developer of decision management and business rules management software. management support decision software equity private acquisition merger technology inrule capital opengate

PHY Wireless Spins Out Of Acorn Technologies

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La Jolla-based PHY Wireless , a new company focused on wireless positioning technology, has spun out from Acorn Technologies , the companies said this morning. wireless acorn technologies spinout positioning chip hardware semiconductorAccording to the two, PHY Wireless will be a pure play provider of high performance accurate positioning mobile solutions for carriers, chip makers, IoT module manufacturers, application service providers and end users.

What the 5 Stages of Grief Teach Us About Technology

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How many times have investors heard startups start their pitch by touting that their technology is “disruptive?” The concept of disruptive technology was first introduced by Clayton M. What are you doing to avoid this trap with your disruptive technology?

Framework Benchmarks

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Quake Global Buys Skynet Healthcare Technologies

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San Diego-based Quake Global a provider of Internet-of-Things automation and process automation products and services, has acquired Skynet Healthcare Technologies Inc. , quake global skynet healthcare technologies merger acquisition rtls hospital asset tracking locationa provider of real-time-location-systems (RTLS) products for the senior care market. Financial details of the acquisition were not announced. Quake Global said the acquisition will help it expand its market reach.

5 Exciting Technologies That Need Your Execution Help

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DNA image via Wikipedia As a business advisor and technologist, I often think about the large array of opportunities for entrepreneurs as technology seems to be evolving faster and faster. Many technology advances have negative implications for certain industries and segments of society.

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6 Technology Trends Will Spawn Countless New Ventures

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According to what I see, as outlined by Surdak, this data surge is being driven by the following six technological and social trends: Mobility: smartphones, tablets, and the “Internet of things.” christopher surdak new venture technologies trends

Corent Technology Expands Efforts In Europe

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Aliso Viejo-based Corent Technology , which develops cloud migration technology, is expanding its efforts in Europe, saying this morning that it has partnered with UniSystems , a provider of services in the European market. corent technology europe cloud migration software unisystems expansion international

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

CitySourced Merges With Rock Solid Technologies

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Los Angeles-based CitySourced , which develops mobile apps to help cities communicate with their constituents, has merged with Rock Solid Technologies , a provider of software to the government. citysourced rock solid technologies merger acquisition mobile government software saas strattamFinancial terms of the merger were not announced. Rock Solid is owned by private equity investor Strattam Capital. CitySourced was founded in 2009, and is led by CEO Jason Kiesel.

IMT Acquired By Cerium Technology

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Santa Barbara-based MEMs technology developer Innovative Micro Technology (IMT) said early this morning that it has received a majority equity financing from Cerium Technology. Cerium Technology is an investment firm focused on the Internet-of-Things (IoT) market. The company's MEMS technology uses precision scale manufacturing of structure-on-a-chip, which are used for things like force and motion sensors, relays and RF switches, and more.

Technology Rodeo - Federal technologies

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

Fairway Technologies Buys IT Strategists

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San Diego-based Fairway Technologies , a provider of consulting services in the IT area, said it has acquired Los Angeles-based IT Strategists , a provider of big data and data-driven IT consulting. Brett Humphrey is CEO of Fairway Technologies, which also has offices in San Diego and Orange County, as well as Austin, Texas. consulting strategists acquisition merger technologies fairway

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

Medical Technology Innovation Forum 2019

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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

Romeo Power Technology Finds $4M For EV Power Systems

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Vernon, California-based Romeo Power Technology READ MORE>>. romeo power technology systems emobility electric vehicle lithium battery pack electronics venture capital

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Linksys Launches Motion Sensing WiFi Technology

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Los Angeles-based Linksys , the connect home and networking division of Belkin , has rolled out a new, in-home motion sensing technology, which will alert users of motion in their home--without the installation of other hardware. According to Linksys, the new technology is available via a subscription to Linksys Aware, which is part of the Linksys Smart WiFi App.

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8 Keys To Market Delivery Of Innovative Technologies

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Big technology breakthroughs don’t always correlate directly to the mind of customers, so your challenge is the translation. Make that a way to bridge a big technology change to customers and employees. A new technology usually needs a business model that is also a paradigm shift.

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

AngelList: LA Losing New Technology Grads

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angelllist angeles employment graduates engineering software technology tech silicon valleyA new report , published by startup networking organization AngelList , says that Los Angeles is losing out to such areas as the Bay Area and New York, because of failure to offer up training to newly graduating engineering graduates.

Microsoft, Disney Link On Cloud, Technology Deal

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The Walt Disney Studios , in Burbank, and technology giant Microsoft Corp. According to the companies, they are in a five year "innovation partnership" to develop 'scene-to-screen' content workflows, which will include a technology hub called The Walt Disney Studios StudioLAB. Financial details of the cloud services and technology deal were not announced.

Deckard Technologies Finds $4M For AI Property Tax Software

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San Diego-based Deckard Technologies , a new startup founded by serial entrepreneur Neil Senturia, said on Monday that it has raised $4M in funding and launched a new company focused on using artificial intelligence (AI) to identify property tax scofflaws. Deckard Technologies says it uses real estate data, using data analytics, machine learning and advanced statistical analysis to identify where there might be unpaid property taxes.

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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8 Keys To Keeping Up With Technology In Your Business

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Technology is so key to every business these days that experienced business-smart but non-tech entrepreneurs are feeling deeper and deeper in the hole. Startups succeed most often when the founding partners know how to build and run a business, rather than how to build and run technology.

Verb Technology Reports First Quarter Earnings

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Hollywood-based interactive video advertising Verb Technology Company Inc. reported its first quarter earnings May 16, posting a loss despite an overall revenue increase in its first earnings report since going public

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

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