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It’s official: Magic Leap secures $542M funding round led by Google

by Sara Isenberg Santa Cruz Tech Beat, Publisher It’s official but we don’t yet know what it means for Santa Cruz. So, stay tuned. [Editor's note:..

October 21, 2014

Reflections on 6 years gone by…

by Jeremy Neuner (intro) and Meaghen Liebe (Q&A) NextSpace The very first member of NextSpace On a crisp fall day back in 2008, Andreas Mueller knocked on..

October 17, 2014

UC Santa Cruz creates new Department of Computational Media

by Tim Stephens UC Santa Cruz (Michael Mateas, above, is chair of the new Department of Computational Media. Photo credit: C. Lagattuta) New department builds..

October 17, 2014

Acclaimed game designer joins UC Santa Cruz faculty

by Scott Rappaport UC Santa Cruz [Editor's note: In a related article, VentureBeat published UC Santa Cruz taps Journey co-creator Robin Hunicke to teach game..

October 17, 2014

25 Things That Happened 25 Years Ago

(by Cruzio) And Cruzio Internet was one of them November marks the 25th Anniversary of Cruzio Internet and we’re celebrating this landmark by thanking you..

October 17, 2014

Water initiatives open for public evaluation until November 2

[Editor's note: FYI, in addition to the Civinomics online workshop (link below), the short film Water for Santa Cruz County is showing on Tuesday, October 28,..

October 16, 2014

MakersFactory launches GBL Cube for turn-key game-based learning

(contributed) GBL Cube brings game-based learning capabilities to K-12 classrooms. Small Intel NUC server comes loaded with software, tools, lessons and a..

October 16, 2014

Google rumored to lead in $500M investment in Magic Leap

[Editor's note: Although the news about Google investing heavily in Magic Leap has been spread widely in the past week, the only source of the information at..

October 16, 2014

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