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Valley tech talent on display in hackathon

Valley tech talent on display in hackathon

MODESTO — The Central Valley doesn’t have a reputation as a technology mecca, but there are a lot of local individuals who are technologically skilled. The upcoming Valley Hackathon was…

‘Hey Turlock’ boosts community events

‘Hey Turlock’ boosts community events

TURLOCK —  Businesses and nonprofit groups in southern Stanislaus County looking for an easy way to promote their events now have a new resource thanks to two local women and…

Stockton high on list of cities with ransomware attacks

Stockton high on list of cities with ransomware attacks

SANTA CLARA — Stockton ranks third on a list of cities with the most prevalence of ransomware attacks, according to malware prevention firm, Malwarebytes. Researchers analyzed nearly half a million…

Modesto praised for its effective use of technology

Modesto praised for its effective use of technology

MODESTO — The city of Modesto took seventh place in the 2016 Digital Cities Survey. Cities were selected by a judging panel at the Center for Digital Government. Cities were…

Principal Service Solutions among fastest growing companies

Principal Service Solutions among fastest growing companies

MODESTO — Principal Service Solutions, Inc., a technical service and staffing provider that services the high-tech manufacturing industry, was named to Inc. Magazine’s list of fastest growing private companies in…

Stockton has one of the highest rates of dial-up internet use in the country

Stockton has one of the highest rates of dial-up internet use in the country

STOCKTON — Remember the ‘90s? You wished your dad was like Bill Cosby. Even Ross and Rachel never paid $4 for a cup of coffee. And when you logged onto…

Lawsuit aimed at Yelp could have free speech implications

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal lawsuit in California could silence reviews on the popular web site Yelp according to company lawyers. Lawyer Dawn Hassell is suing the website, demanding the…

Little chip saves big on computer power

Little chip saves big on computer power

STOCKTON — The Central Valley may not be Silicon Valley, but innovative technologies are still emerging from here. One potentially groundbreaking innovation comes from Current RF, which produces chips that…

Startup Spotlight: Reluctant entrepreneur finds success

Startup Spotlight: Reluctant entrepreneur finds success

ACAMPO — Eric Vaughn hadn’t intended to become a web developer. He put his interest in computers on the back burner after a summer roofing job transitioned him into a…

Lodi animator shares secrets of Hollywood success

Lodi animator shares secrets of Hollywood success

LODI — For many people, working in entertainment and making a living in Hollywood is a pipe dream. But it’s a dream animator and filmmaker Mark Teague has made a…