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CLU rolls out Huddle to incubate startups in Westlake Village

By   /  Friday, September 19th, 2014  /  East Ventura County, Real Estate, Technology, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on CLU rolls out Huddle to incubate startups in Westlake Village

California Lutheran University’s new Westlake Village co-working and teaching space, Huddle, is up and running with a slate of fall events that organizers hope will make it a hub for entrepreneurship in East Ventura County

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Startup leaders talk shift

By   /  Thursday, September 18th, 2014  /  Latest news, South Coast, Technology  /  Comments Off on Startup leaders talk shift

There’s only one thing you can be sure about in business: shift happens. Whether it’s customers coming and going or a competitor rolling out a new product, every business faces change. By their very nature, technology companies face the constant of change more than most, and the ones that succeed are the ones that embrace Read More →

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Farm drones, cricket flour pitched at clean investment summit

By   /  Thursday, September 18th, 2014  /  South Coast, Technology  /  Comments Off on Farm drones, cricket flour pitched at clean investment summit

The sixth annual Clean Business Investment Summit held at UC Santa Barbara was a success, drawing more than 200 attendees and 30 investor groups. The attendees and investors head from a range of speakers and saw presentations from 17 startup teams and two student teams. Over the years, more than 575 startups and growth companies Read More →

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Google, Microsoft vie for UCSB top minds with quantum initiatives

By   /  Friday, September 12th, 2014  /  South Coast, Technology, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Google, Microsoft vie for UCSB top minds with quantum initiatives

Google has selected a UC Santa Barbara lab for a new quantum-computing initiative just a short distance from where Microsoft has an established outpost, setting up a battle among tech giants on the South Coast. On Sept. 2, Google’s Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab said that it was launching a new hardware push to design and Read More →

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Transphorm powers up portfolio with GaN patents

By   /  Friday, September 12th, 2014  /  Law, Technology  /  Comments Off on Transphorm powers up portfolio with GaN patents

Goleta-based Transphorm, an energy-efficiency company spun out of UC Santa Barbara, said it has been granted two patents that it believes could cover as much as 60 percent of its target market in power-conversion electronics.

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Slater makes waves with California water law at Cadiz

By   /  Friday, September 12th, 2014  /  Columns, Law, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Slater makes waves with California water law at Cadiz

William Mulholland was the grand architect of the plan to quench the Southland’s thirst with Colorado River water from the Arizona-California border. Without him, modern Los Angeles wouldn’t exist. If Santa Barbara attorney Scott Slater carries out his long-term vision, he might go down as the second most famous man in the history of Southern California water.

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Conversant to sell for $2.3B, Eucalyptus acquired by HP

By   /  Thursday, September 11th, 2014  /  Latest news, Technology, Top Stories  /  1 Comment

In what could be the region’s biggest-ever day for tech deals, Westlake Village-based Conversant said it will be sold to Dallas-based Alliance Data Systems in a deal valued at $2.3 billion, and Santa Barbara-based Eucalyptus Systems said it will be bought by HP.

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