VR Playhouse Launches Virtual Reality Training Program

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Glassell Park-based boutique studio VR Playhouse has launched an educational program meant to attract students, artists, developers and directors to the virtual reality industry, according to a company statement

White House Targets Tech Training, Jobs In LA With TechHire

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The White House has named Los Angeles as one of 21 communities around the nation which are part of a new technology job and training effort called TechHire , the administration announced Monday. According to President Obama, the new initiative will help to provide a "pathway to the middle class" for workers, by helping to train them to meet the needs for well paying technology jobs.

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Cybersecurity Training Effort In El Segundo Aimed At Next Generation

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An all week, cybersecurity training effort being held this week in El Segundo--run by AT&T and the Air Force Association (AFA)--is educating teenagers on cybersecurity careers and skills, in hopes of building the next generation of cybersecurity efforts. cybersecurity jobs training teenagers elsegundo petya

In Wake Of Infamous Biotech Party, 20 Women Join New Exec Training

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In other circumstances the five-day workshop, scheduled this fall at George Washington University in the nation’s capital, might go unnoticed among the sea of executive training programs offered every day.

Cornerstone OnDemand Enhances Free Nonprofit Training Effort

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CornerStone OnDemand''s program uses its software to help provide nonprofit training, including training on fundraising, leadership, accounting and finance, marketing, and more. cornerstone ondemand nonprofit training foundation saas Santa Monica-based Cornerstone OnDemand , the developer of cloud-based talent management tools, is extending out its nonprofit efforts today through its foundation, the Cornerstone OnDemand Foundation.

Dallas Day of.Net | Training and Trends on Microsoft Technologies

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The event is a 2-day training in.Net, HTML5, Windows 8, Asp.NET MVC and other Microsoft technologies. The post Dallas Day of.Net | Training and Trends on Microsoft Technologies appeared first on TechZulu.

Opportunity Abounds as Washington Builds the Modern Electricity Grid

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In a dry grassland set amid some of the region’s preeminent energy research, production, and training facilities, you can see the future of the electricity grid, and Washington state companies and workers are playing a major role in shaping it.

General Assembly To Open New Location In Irvine

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General Assembly , the provider of technical skills training, which has an active campus in Santa Monica, says it is will be opening up a new location in Irvine. general assembly coding school training technical skills irvine orange countyGeneral Assembly said it has not yet finalized the precise location and opening date, but says it will start hosting events and short workshops throughout Irvine ahead of the new location.

Wpromote Offers Up Free Digital Marketing Training To Nonprofits

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Los Angeles-based digital marketing agency Wpromote said on Wednesday that it will be offering up free training to nonprofits, as part of its second annual Wprobono: Digital Day In LA. wpromote digital marketing training nonprofitWpromote said the event, in El Segundo, runs from 8am to 5pm, and will help nonprofits learn about things like paid and earned social media, boosting a charity's visibility on Google, increasing open and click through rates on email campaigns, and more.

MediaPlatform Picks Up $12M

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The startup offers up its webcasting platform specifically for corporate communications, training, and collaboration, and says its customers include Abbott Laboratories, ConocoPhillips, Ericsson, Facebook, General Motors, EY, Mattress Firm and UL. training software saas enterprise corporate webcast streaming stream video capital venture mediaplatform

Interview with Jonathan Kohn, Fitspot

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The flat rate includes use of those locations during training sessions. We offer six different genres of fitness: Crossfit, strength training, Pilates, boxing, yoga, and stretching. Los Angeles is the capital of on-demand apps, for just about anything you want.

New App, JobFlare, Looks To Sharpen Your Brain--And Maybe Get You A Job

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jobflare brain training game testing employmentA new app, JobFlare , developed by Los Angeles-based Criteria Corp. , is hoping to tap into the enthusiasm of consumers for games--which just might attract employers. According to Criteria, which has been offering up pre-employment testing services to employers since 2006, its new cam allows job seekers to play a set of six, 90-second brain games, which it says are "scientifically crafted" to test key talents and cognitive abilities.

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Overcoming the Cybersecurity Skills Gap

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While cybersecurity training seems to be experiencing a groundswell moment, (e.g., BT Security recently partnered with ISC(2) to train security staff), solving this problem will take years, and the skills challenge will likely get worse before it gets better.

MicroPower Launches Training, Certification Program

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San Diego-based MicroPower Technologies , which develops wireless, video surveillance systems, said yesterday that it has launched a new certification and training program for its partners. MicroPower said its online certification and training is aimed at helping resellers gain the technical expertise on its products. micropower technologies training certification channel reseller

Lynda.com Expands To IT Training

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Carpinteria-based Lynda.com is expanding its online training and learning site to cover IT training, the company said Tuesday, as it adds such new topic areas as hardware infrastructure, network administration, business intelligence, content management, help desks, and big data. According to Lynda.com, the new IT training information is available as part of a subscription to lynda.com. lynda training online learning education software

ViaSat Powers Tiered Wi-Fi For North Carolina Train Service

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ViaSat had already been providing a basic Wi-Fi service to the NCDOT's trains. viasat north carolina train service ncdot wifiCarlsbad-based satellite Internet provider ViaSat is powering a new, onboard Wi-Fi service for North Carolina, on with the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) Rail Division.

Edufii Scores $1.4M For Athletic Training App

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in a Series A financing, to go towards its social and mobile platforms for athletic training. Edufii''s app lets coaches, teachers, and athletes capture and annotate training and coaching sessions. smartphone mobile social athlete coach training athletic funding capital venture edufii San Luis Obispo-based Edufii said this morning that it has raised $1.4M

Lumina Foundation Gives Odds For Edtech Innovation Under Trump

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Bipartisanship hasn’t exactly been the watchword in Washington over the past month as the new Trump administration grapples with stalled nominations, court battles over its travel ban, and investigations of campaign contacts with Russia.

Clinton and Trump Platform Analysis: Which Is Best for Education Companies?

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The plan also includes training 50,000 teachers to teach computer science and to update their knowledge frequently. Clinton’s low-cost college plan, and much of the other change she envisions, would seem to create opportunities for digital learning companies and other outside providers in public schools, higher education, and workplace training.

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Lynda.com Buys European Video Training Firm

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lynda.com , the online learning and video instruction site based in Carpinteria, is putting some of its new funding to work, saying this morning that it has acquired video2brain, GmbH , a European online video training company, to help expand its services worldwide.

SmartFit Launches System To Combine Physical, Brain Training

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Oxnard-based Multisensory Fitness , a startup developing games which combine both cognitive (brain) training and physical exercise, said Wednesday that it has launched a new product called SMARTfit , which combines both physical and mental fitness exercises. smartfit multisensory fitness training exercise activity children brain physical

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Agile Training Class

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Saturday, June 11, 2011 -- June 2011 PMI-OC Agile Training Class. Mark Layton, organizational strategist/PMI certification instructor, will lead a two-day Agile Scrum Master Certification training class June 1112, 2011. The class, organized by Project Management Institute Orange County, includes instruction, exercises, and the Platinum Edge "Agile Success" training manual.

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DreamHost Gets $288K For Employment Training

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Los Angeles-based hosting provider Dreamhost has tapped into an interesting source of funding to help provide training to its employees: a grant from the State of California. The hosting provider said it has received $288,200 from the state's Employment Training Panel (ETP) to help provide training to its nearly 200 employees. The grant will provide it with license training software and executive leadership training. dreamhost training employee hosting cloud

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SpaceX Engineer, Caltech Researcher Join Astronaut Ranks

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spacex caltech astronaut training program nasa space spaceflight exploration launch aerospace jessica watkins robb kulinIn an unusual addition to the list of recruits to NASA's astronaut program, NASA said this week that a SpaceX engineer, and a Caltech researcher, are both among the list of twelve new candidates at a chance for future space exploration with the agency.

Bio Science Alliance Training

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Monday, November 7, 2011 -- Bio Science Alliance presents BSA Academy Training: Chapter One. Four days of 1/2 day and full day classes give by qualified instructors held at Pepperdine Westlake Campus focusing on Quality System and Regulatory Requirements through the Product Life Cycle, from Discovery to Commercialization - followed by 101 Corridor Life Science Celebration Event (11/10) at Westlake Hyatt. Email jamie@biosciencealliance.org.

Mindflash.com Takes On Online Training

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Santa Barbara-based Mindflash.com , an online training platform site headed by former Mint.com Chief Marketing Officer Donna Wells, said this week that it has officially launched its online trianing platform. The firm says it is targeting small businesses, and offers a way to help those businesses provide employee training. Tags: mindflash online training small business saas software employee

Citrix GoToTraining Adds Social Features

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The Santa Barbara-based arm of Citrix Systems , which develops GoToMeeting and other online communications and sharing software, said today that it ad tied its GoToTraining training software with Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. The firm said the new social media capabilities allows trainers to share classes and promote training on those social networking and media services. citrix gototraining training saas software sharing gotomeeting

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Citrix Takes On Online Training

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Santa Barbara-based Citrix Online has entered into the online, interactive training market with the launch of a new product, the firm announced this morning. Citrix said its new Citrix GoToTraining product is targeted at businesses who want to host interactive training sessions for participants. The new offering starts at $149/month for up to 25 attendees in a training session. Tags: gototraining gotomeeting citrix online training webcast video

Esri Ties Into National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Cross Training Effort

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Redlands-based Esri , the developer of geographical information systems, mapping, and spatial analytics software, has been selected by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) , for a program which places NGA employees in industry positions. According to Esri, the agency's eNGAge program places NGA employees in temporary positions with industry and academic partners, and also embeds experts from external institutions in NGA teams.