A lack of new housing supply, the loss of manufacturing jobs and the rise of robotics are all major economic factors that will have widespread impacts on the region, state and nation over the next several years. That’s according to some of the region’s and nation’s most prominent economists, who convened May 9 for the Read More →
Authors Robert Scoble and Shel Israel detail the convergence of five forces: social media, mobile computing, data, sensors and location. Those technologies combine to give technology companies a picture of who you are, where you are, what you’re doing and what your preferences are with a degree of accuracy previously unimaginable.
Santa Barbara-based HG Data has raised $2 million in venture capital, bringing its total raised to date to $5.5 million. HG Data uses a proprietary algorithm to sift through massive amounts of messy online data to create a database of which software and hardware products are in use at about 1 million U.S companies. Fortune Read More →