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Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Ixia Files Financial Results, Finally
Calabasas-based Ixia, the developer of network test equipment and software, has filed its second quarter 2014 financial results, along with quarterly reports for its second quarter of 2014, bringing i
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Zadara Storage Gets Patent Award
Irvine-based Zadara Storage, which develops technology for cloud-based storage services, reported that it has scored a U.S. Patent for its technology. (More info...)
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Ceres Names Board Chairman
Thousand Oaks-based agricultural biotechnology developer Ceres said Monday that it has named Cheryl Morley as Chairman of its board of directors, and that former director Pascal Brandys has rejoined t
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Semtech Taps IBM Process For High Speed Microwave Chips
Camarillo-based analog and mixed signal semiconductor developer Semtech reported Monday that it is using IBM's 32nm SOI technology for its 64GSPS ADC and DAC cores, aimed at used in high speed, microw
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Monday, September 15, 2014
Agent Ace: Using Algorithms To Help You Find A Real Estate Agent

In the age old world of real estate, it's often referrals, friends, door to door visits, and sometimes shopping carts which help connect home buyers and sellers with local real estate agents. (More info...)

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JibJab Buys Make Believe Studios
Los Angeles-based JibJab, the online greeting card company led by Evan and Gregg Spiridellis, has acquired Make Believe Studios, which runs a service called Hello Santa, which lets kids have live vide
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Sidecar Finds $15M More To Expand Ridesharing Fight
It looks like the peer-to-peer marketplace for rides in Los Angeles is about to get a lot hotter, as one of the companies competing in the market--Sidecar said this morning that it has raised $15M mor
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Mobolize's New App Reduces Data Plan Costs
Los Angeles-based Mobolize, a startup developing software which caches data on your phone to reduce the amount of data transfer on your cell phones--reducing data plan costs--has released a new app fo
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Qualcomm Acquires Euvision
San Diego-based Qualcomm has acquired European company Euvision, a developer of image recognition software, according to Euvision today. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. (More info...)
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socalTECH: Nominations Open For The socalTECH 50!
Reminder: We're now taking nominations for the socalTECH 50, our annual list of the top 50, up-and-coming individuals in Southern California's technology!
We're looking to identify the individuals he

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Boulder Electric Vehicles Shuts LA Facility
Boulder Electric Vehicles, a startup developing electric powered trucks, has shut down its production facility in Chatsworth, as the company looks for a buyer. (More info...)
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NantBioScience Ties With University of Colorado
Los Angeles-based NantBioScience, one of the companies out of the NantWorks family of companies founded by billionaire Dr. (More info...)
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Sotera Wireless Names Sales, Marketing VP
San Diego-based Sotera Wireless, which develops wireless vital signs monitoring devices, said today that it has named Charlie Alvarez as thec ompany's new Vice President of Sales and Marketing. (More info...)
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Broadcom Rolls New 100GbE PHYs
Irvine-based Broadcom said today that it has rolled out a new family of multi-rate 100 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) gearbox physical layer transceiver (PHY) chips, specifically for cloud data centers. (More info...)
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Friday, September 12, 2014
Upfront Ventures Backs 6SensorLabs
Los Angeles-based venture capital investor Upfront Ventures is the lead investor in a developer of a food testing gadget, initially aimed at sensing gluten in food. (More info...)
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Favrit Takes On Bookmarking Your Favorite Places
Need an app to help you keep track of your favorite places? Santa Monica-based Favrit said this week that it has launched its new app, which helps people save, organize, and share their favorite place
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SpaceX's Elon Musk: No IPO, Our Goal Is A City On Mars
If you're looking at Hawthorne-based rocket firm SpaceX as the next big IPO in Southern California, you might have to look again. (More info...)
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AssetAvenue Gets $3M In Seed Funding
Los Angeles-based peer-to-peer commercial real estate investment site AssetAvenue said Friday that it has raised $3M in a seed funding round. (More info...)
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Oculus VR's Iribe Gives $31M To Alma Mater
Brendan Iribe, the co-founder and CEO of Irvine-based Oculus VR, has donated $31M to his alma mater, the University of Maryland, to help build a new building for that school's Computer Science departm
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Conversant Acquired By Alliance Data In $2.3B Deal
Westlake Village-based online advertising firm Conversant--until recently, ValueClick--has been acquired by Alliance Data in a $2.3 billion deal, the companies said late Thursday. (More info...)
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DTS Buys Manzanita Systems
Calabasas-based DTS, the developer of surround sound and other technology, said late Thursday that it has acquired Manzanita Ssstems, which develops MPEG software for the digital television, video on
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LEHR Gets New Private Equity Funding
Los Angeles-based LEHR, which develops propane-fueled tools and engines, has received a round of private equity funding from Newport Beach-based Solis Capital Partners, according to the firms. (More info...)
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Deluxe Acquires Mediapeers
Burbank-based Deluxe, the provider of post-production, distribution, asset management, and related services to Hollywood, said today that it has acquired B2B, cloud software provider mediapeers. (More info...)
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MaxLinear Wins Design With German Customer
Carslbad-based MaxLinear reported a customer yesterday in Germany, saying that satellite receiver developer Digital Devices GmbH has selected one of its chips as part of its product line. (More info...)
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Thursday, September 11, 2014
Eucalpytus Acquired By HP For Around $100M
Santa Barbara-based Eucalpytus, the developer of open source software for managing private and hybrid clouds, has been acquired by HP, HP said Thursday afternoon. (More info...)
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