Thu.Jan 17, 2019

CoreLogic: 2018 Again Above Average For Catastrophes

socalTECH

Irvine-based property information provider CoreLogic said this morning that 2018 was indeed another, above-average year for catastrophic events, the third consecutive year of above-average catastrophe activity. The company--which tracks those events for insurers--issued a Natural Hazard Report detailing its analysis. The company said its report addresses the recent wildfires in California and severe rainfall- and hurricane-induced flooding throughout the nation. READ MORE>>.

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Tech Coast Angels-LA Screening Day

SoCal Tech Calendar

Friday, January 18, 2019 -- Tech Coast Angels-LA Screening. Members and invited guests only. See [link] (more

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PatientSafe Solutions Names Chief Clinical Officer

socalTECH

San Diego-based PatientSafe Solutions , a developer of communications and collaboration software for the healthcare industry, annoucned this morning that it has named Kathleen Harmon, MS, RN, CENP as Chief Clinical Officer. Harmon was most recently Chief Nurse Executive at Sphere3, and also had served at Burwood Group. PatientSafe is backed by HighBar Partners, Merck Global Health Innovation Fund, Camden Partners, Psilos Group, and TPG. READ MORE>>.

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What’s Your Emergency? Law Enforcement’s Increasing Interest in Tech

Xconomy

Fort Worth, TX —Data analytics and visual search technologies are increasingly being used by law enforcement agencies, growth that has captured the attention of tech giant Motorola. The Chicago-based tech company, which has long sold narrow-band radios to law enforcement, has been building its arsenal of software and camera technologies through a series of acquisitions.

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Match Sues Tinder's Sean Rad Over Trade Secrets

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Match Group , the parent company of dating- and hookup- app Tinder , has sued Tinder co-founder Sean Rad over trade secret protection agreements. The lawsuit claims Rad "surreptitiously" copied a vast number of documents and emails belonging to Tinder employees, "in order to advance his personal interests." The lawsuit is seeking $250M from Rad.

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