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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.
Goleta-based energy efficiency firm Transphorm has broken the 100-employee mark and set its sights on markets that could save four times the electricity consumed by New York City. The company, a UC Santa Barbara spinout headed by electrical engineering professor Umesh Mishra and business partner Primit Parikh, laid out the company’s growth and plans at Read More →
People don’t have to die because of where they live or because the can’t access their own medical records. That was the theme of the Jan. 18 program of the MIT Central Coast Enterprise Forum. Three area technology companies, InTouch Health, BioIQ and Active Life Scientific presented at the Santa Barbara event. Michael Chan of Read More →
Business and civic leaders across the region have started to recognize the South Coast’s bevy of software, hardware and ecommerce firms for the economic gems that they are.