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Erika Martin

| Friday, October 24th, 2014

Getting a grip on diabetes: Aptitude device gets fast track status for clinical trials

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Aptitude creates a special type of molecule called an aptamer, which it is using to develop a first-of-its-kind hand-held device that measures insulin concentrations in real-time and can diagnose pre-diabetes. The government’s interest in furthering such research is unsurprising as diabetes affects more than 9 percent of Americans.

| Friday, October 17th, 2014

Sonos finds its groove with wireless offering

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The company’s flurry of developments continued Oct. 14 with the release of a product called Boost, a WiFi amplifier that surpasses the Bridge’s capabilities without the need for wires.

| Friday, October 17th, 2014

Chamber chief has growth plan for Santa Maria

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Glenn Morris, who stepped in to lead the Santa Maria Chamber of Commerce this June, inherits the steep climb city officials have faced in galvanizing industry.

| Thursday, October 16th, 2014

Teledyne lands 5-year Navy deal

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Teledyne Technologies, a publicly traded aerospace and defense engineering firm headquartered in Thousand Oaks, announced today that its Teledyne Oil & Gas group won a contract from Connecticut-based General Dynamics Electric Boat with a potential $40 million value. The company will use the money to develop electrical and fiber-optic connector hardware for U.S. Navy submarines Read More →

| Friday, October 10th, 2014

Nobel laureate fought the odds to make history

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In the relatively short time since his 1992 discovery, Nakamura’s LED technology has supplanted Edison’s incandescent bulb. And Edison never won a Nobel Prize.

| Friday, October 10th, 2014

GenRocket to land in Ventura after moving from Boston

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After spending 13 years building a powerful software testing system and developing its capabilities, Boston-based GenRocket is making its hard launch and transplanting its roots to Ventura.

| Thursday, October 9th, 2014

Channel Technologies buys Massacusetts defesnse firm

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Santa Barbara-based military contractor Channel Technologies Group announced today that it has acquired Materials Systems Inc., a producer of sonar technology. The value of the deal was not disclosed. The Massachusetts-based firm will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Channel Technologies, which is owned by private equity group Blue Wolf Capital Partners. Both companies use Read More →