Bitwise’s SHIFT3 matches coders, employers

When people think of Fresno, a high-caliber technology workforce is not usually what comes to mind. Local group Bitwise Industries is working to change that, however, and founders say technology is one of the first things that people should associate with the city.

Cricket stores offering free Latin America calls

Cricket Wireless is helping to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by offering free long distance calls to Mexico and other countries from stores in Fresno, Visalia and Modesto.

Madera event to showcase 3-D printing

Blue Dolphin Design & Engineering of Madera will host an event tonight to demonstrate the latest capabilities in 3-D printing from technology and software provider GoEngineer.

Devin Nunes to highlight Facebook workshop

Rep. Devin Nunes will speak to Fresno small business owners about Facebook marketing during a free workshop on Aug. 22.

Fresno tech firm takes on Lotto pools

Entrepreneur’s Mark Lane (left) and David Hardcastle have developed a lottery pooling mobile solution right here in Fresno.Everyday millions of people join office lottery pools to increase their chances of winning the big jackpot and hopefully changing their lives forever.

Fresno biz crawl to highlight locals

Assemblymember Henry T. Perea (D-Fresno) is scheduled to take part in a "small business crawl" Friday to highlight ways that Tower District business are using the Internet to grow.

Valley projects look to the sun for clean water

The WaterFX Aqua4 solar thermal desalination system is producing between 11,000 to 14,000 gallons of pure water per day out of the high salinity runoff within the 90,000-acre Panoche Water and Drainage District.Following a full build out next year, developers of an unlikely system in the farming fields near Firebaugh are counting on desalination as a solution to California’s water shortage.

Trade show app wins at 59 Days of Code

Ron Lugge and Matt Tymn won the grand prize of $10,000 plus services at the final 59 Days of Code competition.Fresno's annual 59 Days of Code software competition wrapped up its final year June 28 giving the top award to a mobile app that helps trade show organizers connect with attendees.

59DaysofCode final showcase Saturday

Fresno's 59DaysofCode competition will host its final showcase and awards program this weekend.

Marketers target deals direct to mobile devices

LiveDeal is a geo-location based advertising service that enables restaurants to offer short-term, real-time discounts to customers via their mobile devices.Hungry consumers shopping for food deals at their favorite restaurants can now do so on their mobile phone using search engines like LiveDeal and moGRUB.