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Ventura County Community College District and the Naval Base of Ventura County, Naval Facilities Engineering Command sign partnership agreement

Ventura County Community College District and the Naval Base of Ventura County, Naval Facilities Engineering Command sign partnership agreement

OXNARD, Calif. – The Ventura County Community College District (VCCCD) and the Naval Base of Ventura County, Naval Facilities Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center (NAVFAC EXWC), are collaborating to strengthen skills training and local employment outcomes in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. The agreement, signed February 27, focuses on four key pillars designed […]

New technology Will Allow Metrolink Riders To Use Mobile App For Metro Rail Transfers

New technology Will Allow Metrolink Riders To Use Mobile App For Metro Rail Transfers

LOS ANGELES – New technology is now being installed across Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (Metro) system that will allow Metrolink riders to use their mobile app to transfer to the gated Metro Rail system. The installation and testing of these new optic readers will continue throughout the year. “This will provide more flexibility and convenience […]

Ventura County Forecast | Topics Include Possible Recession and Housing Solutions

Ventura County Forecast | Topics Include Possible Recession and Housing Solutions

CERF will share its once-a-year Ventura County forecast during a seminar from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, at the Serra Center. Executive Director Matthew Fienup will present the county’s forecast. Just-released gross domestic product data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis shows that Ventura County’s economy contracted by almost 3 percent last year. The […]

Ventura County Senior Summit Takes On Tech!

Ventura County Senior Summit Takes On Tech!

Senior Citizens are invited to learn about digital technology to connect socially, maintain independence, and access services at the sixth Ventura County Senior Summit on Saturday, October 21, 2017, at California State University Channel Islands. This countywide event is free of charge, includes a complimentary continental breakfast and brown bag lunch, and will feature local […]

Building A Home For Science Education’s Growing Demand

Building A Home For Science Education’s Growing Demand

California Lutheran University has raised $20.8 million toward the $30 million it needs to build a new state-of-the-art science building and is now launching the public phase of the campaign to bring in the final dollars.   The new building is needed to accommodate the growing number of science majors and the university’s increased emphasis […]

Privacy: J. Edgar’s Not the Hoover You Need to Worry About Any More

Privacy: J. Edgar’s Not the Hoover You Need to Worry About Any More

. By Thomas L. Knapp Is your vacuum cleaner spying on you? Hamza Shaban of the Washington Post reports that iRobot, maker of the “autonomous” Roomba vacuum, may eventually sell the internal maps of your home the device builds to facilitate its work to the makers of other “smart home” devices. In the latest phase […]

Visualization Technology will Help Police Process Complex Data

Visualization Technology will Help Police Process Complex Data

Microsoft is incorporating a visualization technology to help UK police forces react and record incidents more effectively. Microsoft Services chose Cambridge Intelligence (CI)’s KeyLines technology after a global beauty parade of potential solutions. According to CI’s site, KeyLines management platform, with Microsoft Dynamics, help connect and utilize existing data to help provide information with real-time […]

New Technology Mimicks Dogs’ Abilities to Detect Explosives

New Technology Mimicks Dogs’ Abilities to Detect Explosives

By mimicking how dogs use their smelling abilities, a team of government and university researchers have demonstrated “active sniffing” as a means to improve the performance of current technologies that rely on continuous suction to detect trace amounts of explosives and other contraband. Matthew Staymates, a mechanical engineer and fluid dynamicist at the National Institute […]

Electromagnetic Pulse Against UAV’s

Electromagnetic Pulse Against UAV’s

According to South Korean military officials, the country has been developing a technology to bring down unmanned North Korean aircraft using electromagnetic pulse (EMP). The Agency for Defense Development (ADD) has developed a directional, high-powered EMP generator, and it has been trying to devise ways to implement it against small North Korean unmanned aerial vehicles. […]

Energy Companies Attacked by Powerful Malware

Energy Companies Attacked by Powerful Malware

The version of destructive computer virus Shamoon was being employed to attack computers in Saudi Arabia and other regions in mid-November, as revealed by US Security firms. International sources recently reported that four years ago the same virus attack had caused damage to tens of thousands of computers at Middle Eastern energy companies. CrowdStrike, Palo […]