Technology

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.

Fresno Ideaworks seeks business collaboration

Scott Kramer, co-founder of Fresno Ideaworks, would like to partner with local businesses in order to bolster collaboration among local inventors and someday bring products to the marketLast month’s Mini Maker Faire at the Fresno Art Museum and similar events in the past year didn’t happen by accident.

Hundred10 Design, Ignition Labs merge

Hundred10 Design LLC, a web and mobile technology design firm based in Fresno, has completed a merger with Ignition Labs, a design and Web technology firm also based in Fresno.

Sprint launches 4G in Visalia

Sprint announced it has expanded its 4G LTE network to 20 new markets, including the Visalia and Porterville areas.

Fresno, Clovis seek help from hackers

For the first time, local hackers will help come up with solutions to community problems as the cities of Fresno and Clovis partner for the National Day of Civic Hacking on May 30.

Fresno technology firm raises $2M in investment

Aplos SoftwareA Fresno software company has raised $2 million in private investment to expand its suite of products geared toward the nonprofit sector.

59 Days of Code contest begins April 19

The 59 Days of Code competition for Valley techies begins another year with a launch party April 18 at the Hashtag.