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Automobility LA Announces Theme for Microsoft’s 2017 Design & Developer Challenge

Automobility LA 2017The theme for this year’s Design & Develop Challenge, “Smarter L.A. 2060,” will focus on what life will be like in Los Angeles if it were to host the 2060 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games. Leading automotive, transportation, mobility, technology, architecture and design companies are being asked to truly think about the future and develop a smart transportation/mobility plan that will showcase how 20 million citizens, volunteers, athletes, dignitatires and visitors will get around the city. Continue Reading

AutoMobility LA Announces Magna as Sponsor for Top Ten Automotive Startups Competition

The Los Angeles Auto Show’s (LA Auto Show) AutoMobility LA recently announced that global automotive supplier Magna International Inc. will be a sponsor for its 2017 Top Ten Automotive Startups Competition (Top Ten). With Top Ten continuing to evolve, Magna International Inc. becomes the first company to sponsor the startup competition. “Our work with start-ups helps us stay at… Continue Reading

Qualcomm, EE, and Sony Mobile Showcase Europe’s First Commercial Gigabit LTE Mobile Device and Network at Wembley Stadium

San Diego – based Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, EE and Sony Mobile Communications today showcased Europe’s first commercial Gigabit LTE/4G mobile device and network. During the event, the companies showcased the benefits of Gigabit LTE in four real-life use cases: 1) streaming 4K HDR10 content from Amazon Prime 2) speed improvements… Continue Reading

Automobility LA Opens Submissions for 2017 Top Ten Auto Startups Competition

AutoMobility LA Los Angeles Auto ShowAuto-Tech Industry Disruptors Encouraged to Submit Applications Through July 15 for Opportunity to be Recognized at AutoMobility LA The Los Angeles Auto Show’s (LA Auto Show) Automobility LA just announced it is accepting submissions for its 2017 Top Ten Automotive Startups Competition (Top Ten). Following the success from 2016, this year’s… Continue Reading

San Diego’s Nomad Temporary Housing wins 2017 FEM Americas EMMAs Corporate Housing Provider of the Year for 2nd Year in a Row

On Thursday, May 4, 2017, the winner of this year’s Corporate Housing Provider of the Year award was announced at the FEM Americas dinner at the Denver City Center Marriott in Denver, CO. The FEM EMMAs are the premier awards for the global mobility and HR industry and following a highly successful two-day Summit, 200+ key… Continue Reading

EvoNexus Tech Incubator Collaborates with Qualcomm Ventures, ViaSat and InterDigital On Seed Capital for SoCal Startups

 EvoNexus, a non-profit technology incubator in Southern California, whose portfolio companies have raised over $1.1BN in funding and outcomes, is collaborating  with three leading technology companies that may provide seed capital of up to $250,000 each to high-tech startup companies: Qualcomm Ventures, the venture capital arm of Qualcomm Incorporated,  ViaSat  a global broadband services and technology… Continue Reading

Borqs Wins Two IAIR Awards: Company of the Year for Innovation & Leadership in Mobile Technology for Asia Pacific and CEO of the Year

Borqs International Holding Corp, a software company with development services and products providing customizable, differentiated and scalable Android-based of smart connected devices and cloud service solutions, recently announced that it has been named “Company of the Year for Innovation & Leadership in Mobile Technology for Asia Pacific” by International Alternative Investment Review (IAIR) for the… Continue Reading

San Diego’s Puro Sound Labs named Safest/Best Headphones for Kids

BT 2200 model named best of 50 kid-friendly headphones tested San Diego-based Puro Sound Labs BT 2200 headphones were named the safest and best headphones for kids through independent testing completed by The Wirecutter, a product recommendation site owned by the New York Times. More than 50 types of headphones were tested in the study. The… Continue Reading

Bulletproof Laptop Bag Doubles as a Potentially Life-Saving Shield

MTS – Multi Threat Shield protects from various guns, knives; other weapon attacks Most laptop bags are not much more than a pocket with a strap attached for people to tote more gear around than they can carry in their hands. Not any more. The new MTS – Multi Threat Shield (MTS) bag looks like an… Continue Reading

Alexa Voice Shopping Now Includes Prime Now Delivery Option

Today, Amazon launched its fastest and easiest way to shop: Alexa voice shopping through Prime Now. Tens of thousands of daily essentials are available for free two-hour delivery by simply asking Alexa to order from Prime Now. Alexa can order multiple items at once, make recommendations and will automatically choose the next available 2-hour delivery… Continue Reading