3/8/2019 Bloomberg Businessweek - Interest in combined programs that allow students to earn a degree in both engineering and business — like Berkeley’s Management, Entrepreneurship, & Technology (MET) program — is increasing among students and prospective employers.
1/29/2019 - UC Berkeley is launching a new blockchain-focused accelerator. The Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator will help entrepreneurs pursue ventures in the blockchain space, tap into the vast resources of the campus and Silicon Valley, and receive expert industry guidance to create high-value blockchain startups.
1/16/2019 - In a new paper, Berkeley engineers build on 35 years of research with new algorithms that compute robust robot pick points, enabling robot grasping of a diverse range of products without training.
12/3/2018 - Researchers from Intel Corp. and UC Berkeley's MSE are looking beyond current transistor technology and preparing the way for a new type of memory and logic circuit that could someday be in every computer on the planet.
11/15/2018 New York Times - A visit to Cal Hacks finds that for many young engineers, including Berkeley computer science students, the stigma of working for Facebook is beginning to outweigh the financial and other benefits.
10/19/2018 SF Chronicle - Data science is one of the fastest-growing fields of study at Berkeley, but the field is in such demand that jobs far outstrip the supply of graduates in the Bay Area
6/11/2018 TechCrunch - TechCrunch profiles SkyDeck, the UC Berkeley tech incubator that has developed an acceleration program to launch a series of successful startups, including Chirpo, LimeBike and Kiwi.
6/1/2018 Dean S. Shankar Sastry considers Berkeley’s role during this age of artificial intelligence, cloud computing and the Internet of Things.
3/23/2018 - Chirp Microsystems, a startup enabled with technology developed at UC Davis and UC Berkeley, has been acquired by Japanese electronics giant TDK Corporation. Based in Berkeley, Chirp Microsystems makes tiny, ultra-low power sensors that function like sonar or echolocation. The micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) technology enables extremely precise sensing and has applications in drones, robots, vehicles, smart home products, augmented reality and virtual reality systems.
12/18/2017 MIT Tech Review - Artificial intelligence expert and Berkeley Engineering alum Andrew Ng (Ph.D.'03 EECS) is on a mission to AI-ify manufacturing, starting with partners like Foxconn.