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

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.,

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

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

Technology Rodeo - Federal technologies

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

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Aims At China With Test Track

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Los Angeles-based Hyperloop Transportation Technologies has signed a deal to bulid a test track in China, in the province of Guizhou, the company disclosed on Wednesday--the first big deal the company has in China to deploy its technology. hyperloop transportation technology china guizhou international

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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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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

Technology Services World (TSW) 2018

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Monday, May 7, 2018 -- Technology Services World (TSW) 2018. Learn how technology companies are leveraging the expertise of both their Sales and Service teams to land, retain, and grow customers. TSW is an unrivaled source of peer learning, networking, and idea sharing. See [link] (more

Honk Technologies Adds $18M For On Demand Towing

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Santa Monica-based Honk Technologies , the on-demand, roadside assistance app startup led by Corey Brundage, said Wednesday that it has raised $18M in a new funding round. Honk Technologies offers up a mobile app which lets motorists requests help for a jump start, tire change, or other on-the-road road assistance. assistance roadside altpoint capital venture towing ondemand technologies honk

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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.

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.

Tour Engine Gets $4.84M For Internal Combustion Engine Technology

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The startup says that--although there's a move towards other technology, "fossil fuels" used in ite engine "will remain a fixture of modern civilization for decades to come". piston grant darpa arpa jacobs irwin qualcomm capital venture technology engine combustion internal tourengine

Technology Advisor

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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.

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.

Silicon Beach Report June 27: Honk Technologies Raises $18M

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HyreCar announces IPO; Google Filestore revealed; Honk Technologies raises $18M

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Marlin Equity Backs Elenion Technologies

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Los Angeles-based private equity investor Marlin Equity Partners unveiled a new company, Elenion Technologies , focused on silicon photonics. elenion technologies private equity silicon photonics stealth optical hardware venture capitalAccording to Marlin Equity Partners, Elenion has been in existence since 2014, and has been operating in stealth mode.

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Maxwell Technologies Names Sales VP

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San Diego-based Maxwell Technologies , a developer of ultracapacitor-based energy storage systems, has named Olaf Muller as the company's Senior Vice President of Sales. maxwell technologies sales ultracapacitor exeutive vice presidentMuller was most recently at Benteler Automotive. Muller also has served at TRW. The company said Muller has 20 years of experience in the automotive industry. READ MORE>>.

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Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Eyes Connecting Cleveland, Chicago

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Playa Vista-based Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT), the Hyperloop technology developer co-founded by Dirk Ahlborn and Bibop Gresta, said on Thursday that it has signed a study deal to look at routes to connect Cleveland and Chicago with its technology. hyperloop transportation technologies cleveland chicago north onio illionois tube future

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DTS Acquired By Tessera Technologies For $850M

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Calabasas-based audio technology developer DTS is being acquired by San Jose-based Tessera Technologies , in a deal worth approximately $850M in cash, the companies announced today. Tessera Technologies said the acquisition will boost its 2016 pro forma revenues to approximately $450M, and bring its total number of engineers to over 450. tessera technologies merger acquisition semiconductor surround sound audio video processing

Qualcomm Teams On 3D Computer Vision Technology

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San Diego-based Qualcomm announced this morning that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies , and Taiwan-based Himax Technologies , are collaborating on a 3D depth sensing camera systems, aimed at use in computer vision. The two said they will use Qualcomm's Spectra technology in addition to wafer optics, sensing, driver, and module integration from Himax. qualcomm depth sensing himax technologies computer vision camera

Ring Sued By Skybell Technologies Over Patents

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Santa Monica-based video doorbell developer Ring has been sued by a competitor, Skybell Technologies , in the California Central Court, for patent infringement. 8:18-cv-00014, Skybell Technologies, Inc. ring doorbell skybell technologies patent lawsuit legal usptoAccording to Skybell, Ring violated three of its patents covering dorbell communicaftions systems and methods. The patents are U.S. Patents No 9,055,202; 9,179,109; and 9,179,107. The lawsuit is case No.

CALIENT Technologies Launches New Product

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Santa Barbara-based optical switching equipment maker CALIENT Technologies has launched a new, optical switching product into the market, called the CALIENT S320 Optical Circuit Switch. calient technologies mems swtich switching data center datacenter hardwareCALIENT said it has already begun customer trials of the product with government and commercial data center operators. The company said the new switch is aimed at being used as a low latency optical us for data centers.