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

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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.

Teledyne Buys OakGate Technology

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Thousand Oaks-based Teledyne Technologies , which owns a diverse set of businesses across the instrumentation, digital imaging, aerospace and defense electronics areas, said today that one of its subsidiaries, Teledyne LeCroy , has acquired Loom is, California-based OakGate Technology.

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

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

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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

DirectMed Parts & Service Buys Medical Systems Technologies

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San Diego-based DirectMed Parts & Service , a provider of medical imaging parts and services, said on Monday that it has acquired Medical Systems Technologies, LLC , a provider of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computed tomography (CT) component level repair and testing. Medical Systems Technologies (MST) is based in Longmont, Colorado. directmed parts service medical systems technologies merger acquisition private equity

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

MemComputing Selected By Chevron Technology Ventures

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San Diego-based MemComputing , a startup developing high performance computing (HPC) technology, has been selected by Chevron Technology Ventures (CTV), for CTV's Catalyst Program, which supports early stage companies focused on the oil and gas industry. According to MemComputing, its technology has shown the ability to reduce compute times from hours to seconds for challenging computational problems. memcomputing chevron technology ventures cttv high performance computing

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Technology Rodeo - Federal technologies

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

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

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?

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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

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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Sonendo Takes $85M For Dental Technology

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Laguna Hills-based Sonendo says it has raised a new funding round, worth $85M, for its alternative root canal treatment, which uses acoustic technology to replace files in those procedures.

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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Sonos Buys Snips For Voice Technology In $37.5M Deal

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Sonos said that Snips has been working on voice assistants, and provides proprietary technology allowing for voice processing on the device, which can run alongside other, general purpose voice assistants currently running on the Sonos platform. sonos snips merger acquisition voice technology recognition artificial intelligence

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

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

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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Medical Technology Innovation Forum 2019

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Monday, October 28, 2019 --.

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.

CTOs on Emerging Technologies and Business Transformation

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Thursday, November 21, 2019 -- CTOs on Emerging Technologies and Business Transformation. A distinguished panel of technology executives will share in-depth views of emerging technologies having transformative impacts to our world and implications going forward. AITP-LA. Jeffrey Sullivan, CTO, Cloud Fax, J2 Global Paul Barros, CTO of Currency Drew Tennanbaum, CTO of Atom Tickets Tony Karrer, Founder and CEO of TechEmpower, Founder and CTO of Aggregage. See [link] (more

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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

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.