Monday, November 21, 2005
Interview with Josh Lippiner, Founder of
My interview today is with Josh Lippiner, founder of (, a Redondo Beach-based online web site focused on comparison shopping in the travel industry. I spoke with Josh about the company's re-launch, and some of his experiences as an entrepreneur. BK: What's LowFares, and why did you decide to relaunch the company? JL: Lowfares is a very simple concept - since the average travel shopper searches three sites before making a purchase, why not simplify the process for t (More info...)

posted on Monday, November 21, 2005(Full story)

XM Radio, Napster Launch Beta
Los Angeles-based Napster and XM Satellite Radio today announced that the two companies have launched a beta version of an integrated music service combining offerings from the two companies. The new XM+Napster music service provides an online service that allows XM subscribers to download and purchase music heard on XM. The linked service allows subscribers to listen to XM music channels and associated content from Napster's popular music download service. The companies said that XM + Napster w (More info...)

posted on Monday, November 21, 2005(Full story)

Movelink, 20th Century Fox Agree on Broadband Downloads
Santa Monica-based MovieLink has signed a new deal with 20th Century Fox to distribute 20th Century Fox titles through its online broadband video-on-demand service. MovieLink will add new titles including Robots, Hide And Seek, and other 20th Century Fox titles to its library. MovieLink already offers titles from Walt Disney, MGM, Paramount, Sony, Universal, and Warner Bros. MovieLink provides an online movie download service for broadband connections, allowing users to download and view rental (More info...)

posted on Monday, November 21, 2005(Full story)

TriZetto Buys CareKey
Newport Beach-based TriZetto Group announced this morning that it has acquired CareKey, a provider of advanced care management software, for $60M in cash and $40M in earnout. The company said that the acquisition would result in a broader, integrated portfolio of IT products for healthcare payers. The two companies have had a strategic relationship since December of 2003, and have already developed a jointly developed product suite called CareAdvance Enterprise. TriZetto is a provider of healthc (More info...)

posted on Monday, November 21, 2005(Full story)

Allied Defense Acquires Global Microwave Systems
Virginia-based Allied Defense Group said last week that it has acquired Carlsbad-based Global Microwave Systems in a cash and stock deal. Global Microwave is an engineering and development company focused on developing communications products for the commercial television broadcast and law enforcement surveillance industry. The company's products include miniature and sub-miniature FM and digital transmitters, receivers, and related equipment for investigative, surveillance, and security applica (More info...)

posted on Monday, November 21, 2005(Full story) Expands Board
Santa Monica-based, an information web site focused on business information, said that it has named Matt Coffin of and Bill Harris, formerly of PayPal, to its board of directors. The board now includes Chuck Davis of Shopzilla, Sky Dayton of Earthlink, Bill Gurley of Benchmark, Steve Harrick of IVP, and Jake Weinbaum of on its board. provides search engine and portal type services catered toward the business community.

posted on Monday, November 21, 2005(Full story)

Why not leverage our experience and track record.
Check out
Or CALL MICHAEL LEIGH NOW: 310 456 2727.

Mobile Media Application Developer - Carlsbad, CA
Mobile Media Application Developer - Carlsbad, CA

You'll be a key member of our team designing and building handset applications on both BREW and J2ME. The team is small, talented and growing which means you'll have the chance to grow your career with us. For more information:

Sponsored By


Recent Interviews

Browse Issues