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Want to get a fish eye’s view of the Great Barrier Reef but don’t have a boat? Ride-share company Uber Technologies Inc. announced on May 23 that it’s launching a new feature called ScUber, allowing customers to book a submarine trip through the Uber app in Queensland, Australia. The ScUber experience will be available from May Read More →
Construction software company Procore, based in Carpinteria, has opened a new office in Sydney, Australia. The addition of the new location is a response to high demand in Australia and New Zealand, the company said in a news release April 20. Its customers have reached more than 100 in the region, with more than 50,000 Read More →
Melbourne, Australia-based property investment and management firm DBR Property Services has adopted the Yardi Voyager property management software developed by Goleta-based Yardi Systems, Yardi announced on Jan. 4. DBR, which manages and advises high net worth families in Australia, will also implement Yardi’s Advanced Budgeting and Forecasting software that is integrated with Yardi Voyager’s tenant Read More →
Thousand Oaks ag-biotech company Ceres said the U.S. Department of Agriculture told the company Feb. 17 that several corn traits Ceres developed do not need to be regulated under a USDA mandate. For years, Ceres developed genetically modified crops for use in biofuels. Last June, the company switched its focus to developing genetically modified crops Read More →
Thousand Oaks-based Ceres Inc., an ag-biotech company, was awarded a patent in Australia for a trait that allows growers to increase yields without increasing crop inputs like fertilizer. The patent extends intellectual property protection to the Australian market of a key gene that Ceres has licensed to a multinational crop developer. It covers uses of Read More →