Santa Cruz Tech Beat


Looker/Google in the news beyond Santa Cruz

By Sara Isenberg Founder, Publisher, Editor-in-Chief Santa Cruz Tech Beat June 11, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that Google acquired Looker for $2.6 Billion on June […]

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More podcasts from Voices of the (Salinas) Valley

(Source: Voices of the Valley) June 11, 2019 — Salinas, CA ‘Voices of the Valley,’ is a podcast where Former Mayor of Salinas and Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology Lead Dennis Donohue will […]

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What the Internet is Doing with Your Data

By Peggy Dolgenos Cruzio CEO June 11, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA Cruzio wants to protect your privacy. We are zealous about our own practices and we want to keep you informed of how other […]

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Sandra Faber is a genealogist of the cosmic kind

By Jerry Davich Chicago Tribune June 11, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above: Sandra Faber, UCSC Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics, accepts the National Medal of Science from President Barack Obama in 2013. Source: Wikipedia) […]

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Code Naturally: Rooted in Santa Cruz schools, coding education company ready to grow

By Nicholas Ibarra Santa Cruz Sentinel June 11, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA Code Naturally, the computer science education company, now has its roots in at least a dozen Santa Cruz County schools. (Photo above: […]

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Poly G7500 Delivers All-in-One Content and Video Conferencing Solution for Limitless Potential to Collaborate

(Contributed) June 11, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA G7500 Offers 4K Video and Wireless Content Sharing from Any Device; Available for Hands-On Demonstration at InfoComm 2019 Poly – formerly Plantronics and Polycom – a global communications […]

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Frank Bien: Looker to Join Google Cloud

By Frank Bien Looker CEO June 6, 2019 — Santa Cruz, C “I’m incredibly proud to announce some big news today, Looker has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Google.” — Frank Bien, […]

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Google to acquire Looker for $2.6 Billion

(Contributed) June 6, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA “I’m so humbled by the team of people we’ve built here in Santa Cruz and all over the world. For Looker to join Google Cloud, probably the […]

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DNA Testing 2.0: The Near Future of Population Genomics

(Source: YouTube) June 6, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above: Rob Currie is CTO of the UCSC Genomics Institute. Source: YouTube) Consumer DNA testing kits were the best-selling non-Amazon branded product on Cyber Monday […]

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Spotlight on Amy Wu

(Source: Monterey County NOW) June 6, 2019 — Salinas, CA (Photo above: Amy Wu was able to expand from newspaper reporting to documentary film thanks to grant funds: “Film became the vehicle to share the […]

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