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Gorilla Voltage – Gods & Claws (Album Review)

Gorilla Voltage is a hip hop duo from San Jose, California consisting of Mr. Grey & ClocworC. They originally came up as The Damn Dirty Apes in 2015 & released their self-titled debut that same year, but changed their name after signing to Majik Ninja Entertainment on Christmas Day that following year. Their sophomore album Ape-X was released a couple months later & now to kick off 2019, they’re delivering their 3rd full-length album. The album kicks off with “Handful of Matches”, which talks a...
Tags: Reviews, Jazz, San Jose California, Kung Fu Vampire, Gorilla Voltage

This Silicon Valley studio rents for $1,500 per month — to 2 cats

A man in San Jose, California, rents a studio apartment for $1,500 per month for a very important reason: So his daughter's two cats have a place to call their own. It may be the swankiest cat pad on the West Coast. The post This Silicon Valley studio rents for $1,500 per month — to 2 cats appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, Silicon Valley, West Coast, San Jose California

Apple wanted to use Qualcomm modems on iPhone XS and iPhone XR, but was refused

According to Apple's operating chief COO Jeff Williams testimony in the ongoing legal battle with Qualcomm, the company wanted to use Qualcomm's 4G LTE modems in its newest iPhones, but the chipmaker wouldn't sell to it. This had a major effect on how quickly Apple can make the shift to 5G.  Qualcomm, however, continues to provide Apple with chips for its older iPhones, including the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, Apple COO Jeff Williams said during the US Federal Trade Commission's trial against Qualc...
Tags: Apple, Blogging, San Diego, US District Court, Qualcomm, Jeff Williams, Ftc, San Jose California, US Federal Trade Commission, COO Jeff Williams

These are the hottest housing markets of 2019

San Jose, California, took the top spot on Zillow's annual survey of the hottest housing markets in 2019 for the second year in a row as tech jobs continued to drive workers to Silicon Valley.
Tags: Analysis, Radio, San Jose, Zillow, Denver, Orlando, Predictive Analytics, San Jose California, Markets & Economy, News Brief, Aaron Terrazas

Apple Wanted To Use Qualcomm Chips For Its 2018 iPhones, But Qualcomm Refused Because of Companies' Licensing Dispute

Apple's operating chief said on Monday that Qualcomm refused to sell its 4G LTE processors to the company due to the companies' licensing dispute. According to CNET, that decision "had a ripple effect on how quickly Apple can make the shift to 5G." From the report: Qualcomm continues to provide Apple with chips for its older iPhones, including the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, Apple COO Jeff Williams testified Monday during the US Federal Trade Commission's trial against Qualcomm. But it won't provide Ap...
Tags: Apple, Tech, Intel, Williams, US District Court, Qualcomm, Cnet, Jeff Williams, Ftc, San Jose California, US Federal Trade Commission

Apple considered Samsung, MediaTek 5G modems for 2019 iPhones

Apple said to have held talks with Samsung Electronics and MediaTek Inc. along with existing vendor Intel Corp to supply 5G modem chips for 2019 iPhones, according to an Apple executive’s testimony at a trial between Qualcomm Inc and the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.  Apple, between 2011 and 2016, relied on Qualcomm as the sole supplier of chips which helped iPhones connect to wireless networks. However, in 2016 the company split its business Intel and Qualcomm, and in 2018, it completely mo...
Tags: Apple, News, Samsung, Blogging, Intel, Rumors, Samsung Electronics, Qualcomm, Ftc, Qualcomm Inc, San Jose California, Intel Corp, Blevins, MediaTek Inc, U S Federal Trade Commission Apple, Tony Blevins

Qualcomm Attempt to Cast Intel as Hypocrite Backfires in Antitrust Trial

After an interrogation of Intel’s chief strategy officer largely backfired this week, a Qualcomm attorney on Friday declined a judge’s invitation to bring Aicha Evans back to the witness stand as a non-jury trial brought by the Federal Trade Commission moved into its fourth day of testimony. “Not from us, your honor,” Qualcomm lawyer Antony Ryan told U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh, prompting a cheer from Evans, which provoked widespread laughter in the San Jose, California, courtroom after one of...
Tags: Science, Intel, Evans, Qualcomm, Federal Trade Commission, Ryan, San Jose California, Lucy Koh, Aicha Evans, Antony Ryan

NHRA: Alan Johnson, Brittany Force's crew chief/team join Mike Salinas' squad for 2019

It may be premature to anoint Mike Salinas as the 2019 Top Fuel champion, but he'll certainly have a lot of championship-winning help to get him there. Entering just his second full-time season in NHRA Top Fuel competition, the 57-year-old San Jose, California native will have noted engine tuner and 16-time championship team owner, crew chief and consultant Alan Johnson serving as a consultant and tuner in 2019. Also joining Salinas' Scrappers Racing team will be crew chief Brian Husen...
Tags: News, Alan Johnson, Salinas, Motor Racing, San Jose California, NHRA, Brittany Force, Brian Husen, Mike Salinas, Alan Johnson Brittany Force

Report Names Akron One of Top 50 Innovative Cities in U.S.

A new report lists Akron as one of the top 50 most innovative cities in America. According to , Akron is the 43 rd most innovative metropolitan area in the US -- the only Ohio city to make the list. The report ranks cities based on the number of patents produced in relation to its population. San Jose, California, the home of Silicon Valley, ranks at the top of the list. Darlyn McDermott is the market leader for MAGNET , an Ohio organization focused on workplace development. She’s...
Tags: Verizon, US, America, Ohio, Silicon Valley, Akron, McDermott, San Jose California, Anna Huntsman, Darlyn McDermott, Akron One of Top

United States: Communications Technology Company Settles FCPA Charges - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

A San Jose, California, communications technology company agreed to settle SEC charges for violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA").
Tags: News, United States, SEC, San Jose California, Taft LLP

Qualcomm kicks off crucial fight with U.S. antitrust regulator

SAN JOSE, California - (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Trade Commission's antitrust case accusing Qualcomm Inc of abusing a monopoly on mobile chip technology kicked off in a California courtroom on Friday in a trial whose outcome could have a major impact on the smartphone industry. If the government prevails in the 10-day, non-jury trial before U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh, in San Jose, California, Qualcomm could be forced to change its practices for licensing a trove of patents to manufactur...
Tags: News, California, Qualcomm, Ftc, Qualcomm Inc, San Jose California, Apple Inc Apple, Lucy Koh

Joke About Qualcomm Settlement Ahead of FTC Trial Isn't Funny to Judge

A member of Qualcomm’s legal team asked clerks at the federal courthouse in San Jose, California, on Thursday to “settle the case for us,” Koh noted in a filing on the eve of the long-awaited non-jury trial. While Koh said the “statement appears to have been made in jest” and there was no one present from the opposing side, the Federal Trade Commission, the judge reminded attorneys they’re prohibited from discussing the case with the court and its staff outside of the courtroom. There’s no tel...
Tags: Science, Qualcomm, Federal Trade Commission, Ftc, Koh, San Jose California

Ablative Solutions takes in $77 mln Series D

Kalamazoo, Michigan and San Jose, California-based Ablative Solutions Inc, a company focused on treating hypertension, has secured $77 million in Series D funding. Gilde Healthcare and BioStar Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included Michigan Accelerator Fund and Novus Biotechnology. Source: Press Release
Tags: Trends, Healthcare, Michigan, San Jose California, KALAMAZOO MICHIGAN, VC Deals, Gilde Healthcare, BioStar Ventures, Ablative Solutions, Ablative Solutions Inc

PE-backed Worley buys ReSource

Worley Claims Services LLC, which is backed by Aquiline Capital Partners, has acquired Dallas-based Replacement Source of America Inc, a contents services company. No financial terms were disclosed. PRESS RELEASE FISHERS, Ind.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Worley Claims Services, LLC (“Worley”), a recognized leader in providing insurance claims services in North America, today announced the acquisition of Replacement Source of America, Inc. (“ReSource”), a contents services company specializing in contents lo...
Tags: New York, London, Massachusetts, Trends, Indiana, Canada, M&a, Chris Brown, Dallas, North America, New England, Atlanta Georgia, Orlando Florida, Dallas Texas, San Jose California, Charlotte North Carolina

Blackhawks Slide Past Avalanche on Kane’s OT Winner

DENVER — Patrick Kane scored his second goal of the game 41 seconds into overtime and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-2 on Saturday night. The Blackhawks were on a power play when Kane knocked in the decisive shot from the slot off a feed from Jonathan Toews for Chicago’s fifth win in six games. Two have come at the expense of the Avalanche, who lost their fourth straight. Kane has a seven-game point streak. He leads the Blackhawks with 22 goals. Chicago Blackhawks celebrat...
Tags: Minnesota, Sport, Chicago, Hockey, NHL, Denver, Chicago Blackhawks, Los Angeles Kings, Kane, Boston Bruins, Central Division, Blackhawks, Patrick Kane, Colorado Avalanche, Jonathan Toews, Semyon Varlamov

Teenage girl dies at Horseshoe Bend

On Christmas Eve , a 14-year-old girl from San Jose, California tragically fell from the iconic Horseshoe Bend overlook in Arizona. She had been visiting the overlook with her family, who last saw her at 2:00 PM that day, and reported her missing around 4:00 PM. A rescue helicopter was dispatched to search for the teen’s body, which was spotted at the base of the overlook, about 700 feet from where she had fallen. Since it was already dark, the rescue team was forced to wait until 10:00 AM the...
Tags: Travel, Arizona, All, Flagstaff, San Jose California, Medical Examiner, Instagramming, Horseshoe Bend

Qualcomm Gets Jury in FTC Case That Threatens Its Smartphone Dominance

Lawyers for the regulatory agency and the company are set to begin presenting arguments on Jan. 4 in a 10-day non-jury trial over claims that Qualcomm is abusing its strength in the market for smartphone components to force Apple Inc. and others to pay inflated license fees. While the two sides have said they’re in settlement negotiations, U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh in San Jose, California, refused to delay proceedings and narrowed the scope of Qualcomm’s arguments in pre-trial rulings. The ...
Tags: Science, San Diego, Qualcomm, Apple Inc, San Jose California, Lucy Koh

Qualcomm Gets Trial in FTC Case That Threatens Its Smartphone Dominance

Lawyers for the regulatory agency and the company are set to begin presenting arguments on Jan. 4 in a 10-day non-jury trial over claims that Qualcomm is abusing its strength in the market for smartphone components to force Apple Inc. and others to pay inflated license fees. While the two sides have said they’re in settlement negotiations, U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh in San Jose, California, refused to delay proceedings and narrowed the scope of Qualcomm’s arguments in pre-trial rulings. The ...
Tags: Science, San Diego, Qualcomm, Apple Inc, San Jose California, Lucy Koh

Lightning Motorcycles to Move Into New Headquarters

Electric Power, Crazy Fast There are a lot of innovative startups in the motorcycle industry, but most of these companies are more or less a joke. One of the legit ones is Lightning Motorcycles, which builds top-of-the-line electric motorcycles capable of truly high speeds. The company recently announced it’s moving to a new San Jose, California, headquarters. That will enable the company to increase the fully electric LS-218 Superbike production. Lightning Motorcycles is definitely something d...
Tags: Motorcycles, Lightning, Electric Motorcycles, Hatfield, San Jose California, Pike, Motorcycle News, Bonneville Salt Flats, Richard Hatfield, Lightning Motorcycles, LS-218 Superbike, Electric Power Crazy Fast There

Defy leads $16 mln funding in Securly

San Jose, California-based Securly, which focuses keeping kids safe online, has raised $16 million in Series B funding. Defy Partners led the round, which included Owl Ventures. The company has now raised $24 million in total funding. Securly was founded in 2012 by Vinay Mahadik and Bharath Madhusudan, former engineers at McAfee. Source: Securly press release
Tags: Trends, McAfee, San Jose California, VC Deals, Owl Ventures, Securly, Vinay Mahadik, Bharath Madhusudan

AT&T customers in 12 cities can start using its new super-fast 5G network this week, if you buy a $500 5G hotspot (T)

AT&T will become the first US carrier to roll out a mobile 5G network, starting on Friday.  AT&T's mobile 5G network will only be available in 12 cities to start with, with seven additional cities in the first half of 2019.  Since no mobile devices currently support 5G networks, AT&T's 5G service will be accessible via a mobile hotspot made by Netgear, priced at $500. Certain AT&T customers will be able to use the internet on the carrier's new 5G network starting this Friday in 12 cities acro...
Tags: Verizon, Florida, Texas, Kentucky, US, Samsung, Trends, Indiana, Indianapolis, Virgin Galactic, New Orleans, Oklahoma, North Carolina, Qualcomm, Jacksonville, Louisville

The BIG List: Digital Marketing Conferences in 2019

There’s significant value in attending conferences. Networking, team building, reinforcing and learning tactics, speaking opportunities and the list continues. And while daily blog skimming is a great way to keep up with the latest changes in the PPC industry, just like your college foreign language course, immersion makes the difference. By removing yourself from your desk and into a 2-3 day learning environment, you’ll find it’s not only refreshing, but it will give you a competitive advantag...
Tags: Google, Learning, California, Sem, Ppc, Austin, Marriott, Portland Oregon, Pacific Northwest, Bologna, Ppc Industry, Austin Texas, Boston Massachusetts, Atlanta Georgia, Park City Utah, St Louis Missouri

From Elon Musk to Satya Nadella: Here are the 29 top tech CEOs of 2018, according to employees

This week, Comparably — a website that rates companies across a number of different areas — released its list of Best CEOs of 2018. Of the 50 chief executives on that list, 29 were from tech companies. Below, we've compiled the list of best tech CEOs of the year.  For tech, 2018 was a year full of scandal.  From Facebook's dealings with Cambridge Analytica, to Elon Musk smoking weed on-air, the tech industry had its share of controversy in 2018.  When tech executives weren't being questioned ...
Tags: Facebook, Elon Musk, Satya Nadella, Trends, Capitol Hill, San Jose California, Newtown Square Pennsylvania, Cambridge Analytica, Bill McDermott, Daniel Schulman, Scott Wagner, Scottsdale Arizona Year

Intel Capital backs Movellus

San Jose, California and Ann Arbor, Michigan-based Movellus, which develops traditionally analog IPs, has secured an undisclosed amount of funding. The backer was Intel Capital. Source: Press Release
Tags: Trends, Intel Capital, Ann Arbor Michigan, San Jose California, VC Deals, Intel Capital Source

Super Micro Says Review Found No Malicious Chips in Motherboards

Computer hardware maker Super Micro Computer told customers on Tuesday that an outside investigations firm had found no evidence of any malicious hardware in its current or older-model motherboards. From a report: In a letter to customers, the San Jose, California, company said it was not surprised by the result of the review it commissioned in October after a Bloomberg article reported that spies for the Chinese government had tainted Super Micro equipment to eavesdrop on its clients. ...
Tags: Tech, Bloomberg, San Jose California, Super Micro Computer

The 29 tech companies with the best company culture in 2018

Comparably, a website that rates companies across a number of different areas, released its 2018 Best Company Culture list. Of the 50 businesses on that list, 29 were tech companies. Below, we've compiled the list of 29 companies in tech with the best company culture below.  Good company culture is one of the most important aspects of any job.  Sure, beer in the fridge and holiday parties are nice. But having company culture runs deeper than the perks — no matter how over-the-top that hol...
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U.S. Home Flips Down 12 Percent In Q3 2018 To 3.5-Year Low

Average Home Flipping Returns Drop to 6.5-Year Low; Share of Flips Sold to FHA Buyers at a More Than 10-Year Low; Share of Home Flips Purchased with Financing Decreases From 10-Year High in Q2 2018 Irvine, CA – Dec. 6, 2018 (PRNewswire) ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database, today released its Q3 2018 U.S. Home Flipping Report, which shows that a total of 45,901 U.S. single family homes and condos were flipped in the third quarter of 2018, down 12 percent from a...
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Real Estate Markets Cooling Across The Country, And It's Not Just The Winter Effect

I thought this Forbes article was worth sharing:   Real Estate Markets Cooling Across The Country, And It's Not Just The Winter Effect by: Caroline Feeney In December 2008, almost a decade ago exactly, Case-Shiller posted a record 18 price drop in home values across the country as the subprime mortgage crisis reached fever pitch. After a slow and painful recession period, economic prosperity pushed the market out of recovery mode and into a full-fledged real estate boom cha...
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Vista to invest in Wrike

Vista Equity Partners has acquired to acquire a make a majority investment in San Jose, California-based Wrike, a collaborative work management platform for high-performance teams. No financial terms were disclosed. As a result of this transaction, Filev, Bain Capital Ventures and Scale Venture Partners will retain a significant stake in Wrike. William Blair served as financial adviser to Wrike on the deal while Harris Williams did likewise for Vista. PRESS RELEASE SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIR...
Tags: San Francisco, Trends, Vista, Deloitte, Edelman, Bain Capital Ventures, Kirkland Ellis, Andrew, SAN JOSE Calif, Scale Venture Partners, William Blair, San Jose California, Vista Equity Partners, Guha, Wrike, PE Deals

Rivian debuts an electric pickup and SUV designed to look good while getting dirty

Rivian has kept a relatively low profile since the automotive startup with Midwestern roots launched in 2009. Those days are over. CEO and founder RJ Scaringe unveiled two all-electric vehicles this week at the LA Auto Show that boast some eye-popping battery ranges as well as some noteworthy performance and capability features. Rivian kicked off the week with a reveal of the R1T, a robust-looking 5-passenger electric pickup truck. On Tuesday, Scaringe took it up a notch with the introduction of...
Tags: Electric Vehicle, Florida, UK, Tech, Tesla, Automotive, Patagonia, Automotive Industry, Michigan, La Auto Show, Illinois, Mitsubishi, Chrysler Corporation, Irvine California, San Jose California, Range Rovers