Santa Cruz Tech Beat


ApisProtect wins Start-Up Pitch Competition at the 6th Annual Women in Tech Festival

(Contributed) November 19, 2020 — Salinas, CA and Cork, Ireland This year hundreds of applications were received for the 6th Annual Women in Tech Start-Up Pitch Competition. A short-list of six global start-ups was chosen […]

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UCSC HCI Lab seeks to interview community members in Creative EDG2’s pursuit to provide students with real-world experiential learning

By Amelia Wang, Graduate Student, Baskin School of Engineering, UCSC, and David Lee, Assistant Professor, Computational Media, Faculty Director, Tech4Good Lab, UCSCSpecial for Santa Cruz Tech Beat November 19, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA Who […]

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E-Learning Innovator Nucleos secures Seed Funding from the National Science Foundation

(Contributed) November 15, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA Secure technology platform providing cloud-based education to prisoners is awarded National Science Foundation grant Nucleos, the company helping incarcerated and formerly incarcerated individuals to create second chances […]

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Listen: The Era of Heavy Lift Drones: Joshua Resnick, CEO Parallel Flight Technologies

(Source: Drone Radio Show) November 18, 2020 — La Selva Beach, CA What’s a heavy lift drone and how can it help transport cargo or support industrial applications? For that question we head to northern […]

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Radioactive elements may be crucial to the habitability of rocky planets

By Tim StephensUC Santa Cruz November 18, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA (Image above: These illustrations show three versions of a rocky planet with different amounts of internal heating from radioactive elements. The middle planet […]

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Tom Steyer to Speak at MBEP State of the Region on Intersection of Environmental and Economic Policy

(Contributed) November 18, 2020 — Marina, CA Tom Steyer, business and climate leader and former 2020 presidential candidate will join the Monterey Economic Partnership (MBEP) 6​ annual State of the Region on December 2, 2020. […]

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SVG Ventures Partners with Extreme Tech Challenge for THRIVE Global Initiative

By Helen HartnettThrive Agrifood November 18, 2020 — Los Gatos, CA SVG Ventures | THRIVE, a leading global Agrifood Venture and Innovation Platform headquartered in Silicon Valley announced today that they have partnered with Extreme […]

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Digital NEST announces expanded presence in Salinas and plans for new site in Gilroy

(Contributed) November 16, 2020 — Watsonville, CA (Photo above: Digital NEST’s new Salinas site is located at the former downtown firehouse. Contributed) Digital NEST expands to reach untapped talent in the nation’s “Salad Bowl” On […]

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Monarch Media has been acquired

(Contributed) November 12, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA [Editor’s note: Santa Cruz Tech Beat has written a wide variety of articles over the years about Monarch Media, the award-winning eLearning company founded in Santa Cruz […]

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The Microsoft Teams certifies Poly Sync 20 smart speaker phone

By xxPoly November 12, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo: The Microsoft Teams certifies Poly Sync 20 USB/Bluetooth smart speakerphone, above. Contributed.) Poly Sync 20 is now shipping Remote working – a company policy that was […]

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