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

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

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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.

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

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.

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 Rodeo - Federal technologies

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

AEC Next Technology Expo + Conference

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019 --.

Women in Technology Dinner

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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

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

LA's AET Fund Raises $50M For Entertainment Technology Investment

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A new, Los Angeles venture capital fund, AET Fund said on Wednesday that it has raised $50M to make investments in entertainment technology, and hired someone to head up its U.S. AET Fund--short for Akatsuki Entertainment Technology Fund--said it has hired Mark Linao as Principal, responsible for managing the company's $50M fund and its operations in United States. fund akatsuki entertainment technology ventura investment augmented reality

Maxon Buys Redshift Rendering Technologies

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Newbury Park, California-based Maxon , which develops 3D modeling, animation, and rendering software, has acquired Redshift Rendering Technologies , a developer of 3D rendering engines. Financial details of the acquisition were not announced. Redshift's rendering engine runs on graphical processing units (GPUs), and plugs into Maxon's Cinema 4D and other 3D applications.

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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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

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.

Thin Line Capital Backs Solar Technology Developer

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Pasadena-based venture capital investment firm Thin Line Capital , a new venture capital firm led by venture veteran Aaron Fyke, has made its first investment, in a developer of solar technology. According to Thin Line Capital, it has made an ivnestment in Sistine Solar , which is developing technology which allows solar panels to blend in visually with roofs--using a special thin film coated with "ultra-durable" graphics and patterns.

Forge Technologies Rolls Out Job Sharing At Mall of America

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Los Angeles-based Forge Technologies , a startup developing job-sharing software which lets businesses share part-time labor, says it has rolled out at the Mall of America , the giant mall in Bloomington, Minnesota. forge technologies scheduling hiring partnership mallofamerica labor

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

Karma Automotive Taps BMW For Engine Technology

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Irvine-based Karma Automotive , the revived, startup auto maker, says it has inked an agreement with BMW AG , to use BMW's engine technology in its automobiles. According to Karma Automotive, its vehicle, the 2020 Revero luxury car, will use a BMW TwinPower Turbo three-cylinder in-line engine. The company said the engine will be used to power an on-board electric generatorand to enhance overall vehicle performance. Financial details of the deal were not announced.

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

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

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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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.