Technology

Dan Gamel launches mobile app for car dealers

A new mobile app designed by former local RV salesman Dan Gamel launched last month and is already in use at dealerships throughout the state. The program was recently picked up for beta testing with automotive software technology service company Data Consultants, and could potentially spread to dealerships throughout the country.

Fresno tech firm appoints Nasalroad as COO

NasalroadFresno tech firm Aplos announced it has appointed Eric Nasalroad as chief operating officer.

Fresno State water center announces $1.1M grant

Frenos State's announced today that its International Center for Water Technology (ICWT) received a $1.12 million grant from the Fresno Regional Workforce Investment Board (FRWIB) to continue its research and partnership with industry and government agencies. 

Visalia's Edeniq lands $16M in investment for biofuels

Visalia-based biorefining company Edeniq recently announced that is has raised more than $16 million in equity. 

West Hills Coalinga to host farm app 'hackathon'

West Hills College Coalinga (WHCC) has announced that it will host a three-day competitive hackathon designed to partner young farmers with mobile application developers from Feb. 20-22. 

Fresno's Innovative I.T. acquired by SLO firm

TekTegrity CEO Russ Levanway (left) welcomes Brian Horton, CEO of Fresno's Innovative I.T. Photo by TekTegrityLocal information technology company Innovative I.T. has been acquired by San Luis Obispo-based TekTegrity.

Year in Review: Technology

While not the Mecca of software developers and innovators that made the Silicon Valley famous, the Central Valley fostered its own underground of ambitious and tech savvy entrepreneurs in 2014.

ShoWare lands new global venue contracts

ShoWare, a Fresno-based division of global ticketing and e-commerce company Accesso, announced 11 new contracts and a significant renewal from venues using its cloud-based e-ticketing system.

Fresno tech firm in running for global contest

Fresno-based agricultural software company Lotpath has been named a finalist in an accelerator program funded by venture capital firm Silicon Valley Global (SVG) Partners and Forbes.

3D printing meetup in Fresno

3D Print Fresno is hosting its first meetup on Saturday at the Fig Garden Regional Library. The event is sponsored by 3D Hubs, a company which matches local enthusiasts with 3D printer owners.