Court orders China to face lawsuit claims
A federal judge has said that Chinese firms being sued by a Santa Barbara software company cannot escape court proceedings in the United States after allegedly stealing the California company’s code.
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Mindbody stretches out: SLO tech firm gets $9M, ramps up hiring
San Luis Obispo-based Mindbody has raised $9 million in capital from its current investors just short of a year after it raised $12 million.
ValueClick to buy Dotomi for $295M
ValueClick said Aug. 2 that it will pay $295 million to acquire Chicago-based online advertising firm Dotomi, the same day the Westlake Village-based firm announced earnings that beat analyst expectations.
SLO launches summer Hot House for startups
Known around the state for its agriculture graduates, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo has set up a Hot House for what it hopes will be its next important crop — technology startups.
Software firm asks court to let it sue China
A Santa Barbara firm’s case that determine whether U.S. firms can sue the Chinese government and its contractors.
Cox rolls out wireless phone service bundles
Cox Communications is rolling out wireless phone service in the Santa Barbara area by year’s end.