Santa Cruz Tech Beat


Viagra shows promise for use in bone marrow transplants

By Tim Stephens UC Santa Cruz October 11, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA (Above: This diagram compares the standard regimen for mobilizing blood-forming stem cells from the bone marrow (on the left) with the new […]

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The robots of our future are coming—but they may not be what we think

By Marcus Wu UCSC Magazine October 11, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above: For researchers like Leila Takayama, who are at the forefront of the burgeoning field of human-robot interaction, robots must be designed […]

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Paystand announces Advisory Council with some legendary fintech pioneers and founders

By Mark Fisher Vice President of Marketing at Paystand October 10, 2019 — Scotts Valley, CA “We’re very excited and humbled by what we’ve achieved, and plan to use this momentum to double down on […]

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Amazon speaks out on minimum wage, climate change, diversity and inclusion, LGBTQ+, immigration, and more

(Source: Amazon website) October 10, 2019 — Amazon headquarters, probably not Santa Cruz Amazon write: We created this page to provide customers, investors, policymakers, employees, and others our views on certain issues. While our positions […]

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Eighteen entrepreneurs pitch to active investors at Startup Investment and Community Capital Expo

By Jennifer Kuan Assistant Professor, College of Business, CSUMB Special to Santa Cruz Tech Beat October 10, 2019 — Seaside, CA (Photo above: Honey Blossom Retreat Garden displays their products at the Startup Investment and […]

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The Courage of the Early-Stage Entrepreneur

By Marc Randolph Co-founder and first CEO of Netflix October 10, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA I’ve been talking a lot about courage recently. I’m starting to conclude that it’s one of the most important […]

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$8.5 million gift supports UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute

By Tim Stephens UC Santa Cruz October 8, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above: David Haussler, Director of the UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute. Credit: C. Lagattuta) [Editor’s note: Read Chancellor Larive’s response to […]

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Poly integrates Voyager headsets with Amazon Alexa and Tile

(Contributed) October 2, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA Poly announces two new integrations to their Voyager line of headsets. Amazon Alexa is now available and built in to Voyager 4200 UC Series and Voyager 5200 […]

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MBEP Announces Agenda and Speakers for 5th Annual State of the Region

(Contributed) October 2, 2019 — Marina, CA MBEP Announces Agenda and Speakers for 5th Annual State of the Region Monterey Bay Economic Partnership (MBEP) is hosting its 5th Annual State of the Region conference on […]

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Santa Cruz 8th Grader Takes on Inequality at Science Fairs

By Susan Landry Good Times October 2, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above: Kirby student Rinoa Oliver in national spotlight for showing the boost that wealthy kids get in science and math. A world […]

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