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Friday, April 18, 2014
Bringing The Power Of Mobile To The Construction Industry, With TRUCKAST
When you think about hot sectors for startups, the construction industry is not typically the first place you'd expect. (More info...)
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T+ink Adds New Board Members
Los Angeles-based T-ink, the developer of conductive ink products led by Gary Winnick, said Thursday that it has added two new board members. The company said it has added John C. (More info...)
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Ixia Plans Restatement Of Two Quarters
Calabasas-based Ixia said late Thursday that its audit committee has determined that its 10-Q quarterly reports for the first and second quarters of 2013 should no longer be relied upon, and that it w
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Thursday, April 17, 2014
ZEFR Names New VPs
Venice-based ZEFR said Thursday that it has named a new set of VPs. (More info...)
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Surf Air Plans Expansion To Lake Tahoe
Santa Monica-based all-you-can-fly, startup airline Surf Air told its members Thursday afternoon that it will be expanding its coverage, adding service to Truckee / Lake Tahoe on May 2nd. (More info...)
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Qualcomm Backs Wireless Software Firm M87
San Diego-based Qualcomm has invested in wireless network software developer M87, M87 announced this week, as part of a $3M, Series A funding round. (More info...)
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CitizenGlobal Powers Crowdsourced Video Platform For Law Enforcement
Los Angeles-based crowdsourced video startup CitizenGlobal has launched a new platform for law enforcement, allowing users to submit photos and videos to different police departments. (More info...)
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Novatel Wireless Gets Certifications In North America, EMEA
San Diego-based wireless hotspot and M2M module developer Novatel Wireless reported yesterday that it has certified its new SA 2100 MiFi M2M device on both Verizon Wireless as well as the Conformite E
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Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Peregrine Semiconductor Names VP
San Diego-based Peregrine Semiconductor said Wednesday that it has named Duncan Pilgrim as its new Vice President of Marketing. (More info...)
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Stocktwits Partners With DraftKings
San Diego-based Stocktwits, the stock-focused micro messaging service led by Howard Lindzon, said Wednesday that it has linked with fantasy sports site DraftKings.com. (More info...)
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The Young Turks Scores $4M In Funding
Los Angeles-based The Young Turks, the online MCN led by Cenk Uygur, said today that it has raised $4M in new funding, from private equity firm Roemer, Robinson, Melville & Co., LLC. (More info...)
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My Damn Channel Becomes Omnivision Entertainment
Web video content provider My Damn Channel--led by Rob Barnett and Warren Chao--has relaunched the company, and changed its name to Omnivision Entertainment, the company recently announced. (More info...)
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Outspoken Ties With Apple Passbook
Los Angeles-based mobile messaging and marketing firm Outspoken, which is led by James Citron, said this morning that it is now supporting Apple's Passbook application with its mobile marketing platfo
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textPlus: Turn Your Amazon Kindle Fire Into A Phone, Today
Tired of waiting for Amazon. (More info...)
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Novatel Wireless Links With European Distributor
San Diego-based wireless, M2M products developer Novatel Wireless said Tuesday that it has linked up with a European distributor, to help establish a "Technical Competence Center" for the company's pr
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Broadcom Gets Design Win In India
Irvine-based chipmaker Broadcom reported a design win in India this morning, saying that its quad-core HSPA+ platform wil be used by Indian mobile device provider Lava International Limited. (More info...)
posted on Wednesday, April 16, 2014(Full story)



Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Pixels.com Launches Image Licensing Marketplace
Santa Monica-based Pixels.com said Tuesday that it has launched a new, imaging licensing marketplace aimed at helping photographers set their own pricing for their images. (More info...)
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Factual Extends Hotel Information
Los Angeles-based Factual said Tuesday that it has extended outs its information about hotels, expanding its dataset from 98,000 hotels to a total of 145,000 hotels. (More info...)
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TigerText Expands Board
Santa Monica-based secure messaging service provider TigerText said Tuesday that it has named three new board members at the company. (More info...)
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USC, USA Today Partners On New Online Sports Site
In an unusual method of launching a new, online publication, the USC Marshall School of Business and USA TODAY said this morning that the two have linked up to create a new, online publication coverin
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Tikr Looks To Keep You Up On What's Next
Do you feel like you're always behind on what's next--that next iPhone release, movie, or trending topic? A new startup, Tikr, has been offering up a mobile app to make sure you're never behind on fol
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Ixia Aims At Heartbleed Protection
Calabasas-based network testing equipment maker Ixia is targeting users in need of testing of the Heartbleed OpenSSL security issue, saying Monday that it has released an update to its software to hel
posted on Tuesday, April 15, 2014(Full story)


Zya Sees Big Bump In Downloads
Mobile music game Zya, which was developed by Calabasas-based Music Mastermind, has now been downloaded more than 350,000 times, according to the app developer, up dramatically from the 250,000 downlo
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Monday, April 14, 2014
Expose Takes Aim At Cool Planet's Mike Cheiky
A new expose from The Verge--published Monday--has taken aim at Mike Chieky, the founder of three of the Southern California clean technologies companies to gain the most venture capital in this regio
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Maker Studios Disney Deal Approved
Los Angeles-based Maker Studios said Monday that its deal to be acquired by Disney has been approved by Maker's board of directors and majority of shareholders, and is expected to close next week. (More info...)
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