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Cabrillo College Wins NASA Swarmathon

(Contributed) June 29, 2019 — Aptos, CA Cabrillo Edges Out 23 Other Colleges and Universities in Competition’s Fourth and Final Year Cabrillo College today announced that its Robotics Club has won the NASA Swarmathon, a […]

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Q&A: Why this local bank CEO cares about local tech

By Sara Isenberg Founder, Publisher, Editor-in-Chief Santa Cruz Tech Beat June 18, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA “I really thought this was it – I’m not going to make it. I went from living in […]

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Words of Wisdom from Steve Blank, UCSC commencement speaker, June 2019

(Contributed) June 18, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo: Steve Blank. Source: LinkedIn) [Editor’s note: Steve Blank is a Silicon Valley entrepreneur based in Pescadero. Known by entrepreneurs and students as one of “The Godfathers […]

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The Brains Behind the Company, Looker, that Google Acquired for $2.6B

By Sequoia Blodgett Black Enterprise The man behind the engineering, product management, and design organization is Looker chief product officer, Nick Caldwell June 18, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above: Nick Caldwell, Looker CPO. Source: […]

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ETR: Research-Practice Partnerships: Sharing Data Where It Matters

By David Manuel Torres Research Assistant, ETR June 18, 2019 — Scotts Valley, CA For most people, “data” is a four-letter word—not many enjoy looking at distributions and comparing percentages. Even fewer like to do […]

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Ontera Awarded ~$1M Contract from IARPA for Zika Genotyping Test

(Contributed) June 18, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA Test will enable fast quarantine of those infected with the most virulent and detrimental strains Ontera Inc., the leader in silicon-based nanopore diagnostics, announced today that the […]

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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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