Santa Cruz Tech Beat


Smile Train partners with UCSC researchers on speech therapy game

By Tim Stephens UC Santa Cruz March 14, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA Designed to support speech therapy for children after reconstructive surgery for cleft lip and cleft palate, SpokeIt uses game play to make […]

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Introducing the Onewheel Pint, the lightest and most affordable Onewheel ever

(Contributed) March 12, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA “Electric vehicles are taking over the world. Our approach is to make magical, high-quality small vehicles that people truly love.” — Future Motion founder and CEO Kyle […]

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CSUMB: White Shark Genome Decoded

(Contributed) March 12, 2019 — Seaside, CA (Photo credit: Juan Oliphant) Huge Genome Reveals Sequence Adaptations in Key Wound Healing and Genome Stability Genes Tied to Cancer Protection An international team of researchers, that includes […]

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Leila Takayama wins Google Research Award for robot training

By James McGirk Baskin School of Engineering March 12, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above: Associate Professor Leila Takayama talks to Kevin Weatherwax through BEAM. Source: BSOE website.) A recent Faculty Research Award from […]

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Sunnier Days (Possibly) Ahead for Patenting Software-Enabled Inventions

By Patrick Reilly, Esq. Founder of IP Society Special to Santa Cruz Tech Beat March 12, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above: Patrick Reilly is the founder of IP Society. Contributed.) Guidance recently published […]

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Plantronics Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

(Contributed) March 12, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above: Charles Boynton is the newly appointed CFO at Plantronics. Source: LinkedIn) Plantronics has announced the appointment of Mr. Charles (Chuck) Boynton as executive vice president […]

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PayStand: Vegas Here We Come For SuiteWorld 2019

By Mark Fisher PayStand VP Marketing March 12, 2019 — Scotts Valley, CA SuiteWorld is upon us again and the team at PayStand is excited to announce our sponsorship of this year’s event as an […]

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Women in Tech Fire Up in Santa Cruz

By Tatum Whitehead Student, Pacific Collegiate School Special to Santa Cruz Tech Beat March 9, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above: Panelists, organizers, and the moderator celebrate a successful evening of connection after the […]

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Veteran teacher shows how achievement gaps in STEM classes can be eliminated

By James McGirk UC Santa Cruz March 7, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above: Tracy Larrabee is a professor of computer science and engineering and associate dean for undergraduate affairs in the Baskin School […]

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Five Common Myths About PredPol

(Source: PredPol blog) March 6, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA Myth #1 – PredPol is Profiling PredPol only collects the following data from an agency’s records management system (RMS) to produce predictions. This information is collected […]

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