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Digest #97

This past week is what I would call a "Big News Week" in Santa Cruz Tech. Several hot local stories emerged. From Cruzio and The City forming a partnership to develop city-wide Gigabit fiber, to the $10M acquisition of Market Motive, to gaming news from UCSC, to Looker's partnership with Microsoft, to Fullpower's partnership with Serta Simmons to create a smart bed. Read these stories and more, below.

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 Top Stories: 
  • A leading global tech-ed company announces a $10 million deal to acquire Market Motive, a local digital marketing training company. What's the scoop? Here's the scoop.


  • What's so big about a GIG? A gigabit network is 100X faster than the internet service you are connected to today. What's the story behind this new vision for a 21st century Santa Cruz? Find out now.


  • Looker announces a new alliance with Microsoft, supporting the recently announced Azure warehousing solution. Here's the scoop.


  • What do you get when local wearable developer Fullpower gets into bed with a mattress maker? A smart bed and optimized sleep! Huh? Learn more now.


  • "I am GameSage, let's begin!" UCSC researchers introduce GameNet and GameSage to help solve a game discoverability problem. Learn more now.


  • A Visionary, A Genius, and the Human Genome. How two dogged researcher defied the odds. Here's the story behind assembling the DNA sequence of the human genome. Read now...


  • Binary Fission: Are you a citizen scientist interested in cybersecurity? Sophisticated gamers can help improve security of the country's critical software by playing this new game. Learn more now...


  • Travel Diary -- coworking in Santa Cruz: "Santa Cruz has a bustling community of excited free spirits, all committed to bringing their creativity and innovation to a new working lifestyle." Read now.
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