Digest #144

Here's the news you need to know.

Find out how Driscoll's Delight Platform provides real-time, on-demand tools and analytics so they can manage the supply chain. Last week, we wrote about Pearl Automation's debut. This week find out what others have to say about Pearl's first product, RearVision. Read a robust Q&A with Peter Garrett, founder of Open Innovations. Aptos High School students are in the 2016 MATE International ROV competition at the NASA Johnson Space Center. Santa Cruz Works announces a new executive director. Read about Trainwreck Games' recent win, and about Gluon, a photo-sharing app. Get the latest on the City of Santa Cruz's first-of-its-kind broadband network deployment with Cruzio and Siklu.

And, as usual, there's more.

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Top Stories  

Open Innovations is an IP company that invents, designs, develops, brands, and monetizes its inventions. "Think IDEO meets Intellectual Ventures." Read this story.

Driscoll's Delight Platform: Where does technology fit in when the business model ultimately relies on Mother Nature and the art of growing practices? Read this story.

Santa Cruz lights up Siklu's fiber-like wireless gigabit network in a first-of-its-kind broadband network deployment. Read this story.

Aptos High School students compete at the MATE International ROV competition at the NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston. Read this story.

The Gluon app connects you to nearby users & events through location-based photo sharing. Read this story.

Santa Cruz Works announces that Heather Putnam, a seasoned non-profit leader, is its new Executive Director. Read this story.

Plantronics went to E3 2016 with several new gaming audio products across a wide range of price points. Read this story.

Trainwreck Games, a UCSC team of  students, win the Social Connection GameJam competition at E3 2016. Read this story. 
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