Wednesday, March 15, 2006
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Interview with Krisztina Holly, USC Stevens Institute
My interview today is with Krisztina Holly, new director of the University
of Southern California's Stevens Institute for Technology Entrepreneurship
and Commercialization (SITEC). The institute is looking to connect with the local
technology industry, and I thought it would be good to profile what the
school is doing.

Ben Kuo: Can you talk a little bit about the purpose of the USC Stevens
institute and its mission?

KH: The mission of USC Stevens is to help faculty and students
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AOL, Warner Bros. Launch Broadband TV Network
American Online and Warner Bros. this morning announced that the two firms are collaborating to launch a new, broadband television network, In2TV. The new network will offer free, on-demand download of television shows, including Warner's historical archive of classics. The two companies said that the service, available exclusively through AOL's site, will offer such television shows as Welcome Back, Kotter, Growing Pains, Lois & Clark, and others. The firms said they will also include interacti (More info...)

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Amp'd Mobile, MTV2 To Broadcast Concert
Los Angeles-based Amp'd Mobile said today that it is working with MTV2 to broadcast a full live concert to its subscribers. Amp'd said today that it will broadcast a special from Fall Out Boy's on March 18th across its network. Amp'd will broadcast the live concert directly to Amp'd handsets, free of charge to its customers to demonstrate its services. The concert is a part of a promotion by Amp'd to allow music fans to get acquainted with Amp'd content.

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TagWorld Hits One Million Users, Launches Music Discovery Tool
Santa Monica-based TagWorld is reporting that it has grown to over one million members, as it launched a new music discovery tool this morning. The Draper Fisher Jurvetson-backed startup rolled out a new music discovery engine this morning, which allows users to create a personal music station based on a listener's interests. The music discovery engine uses user input to determine what kinds of music to play, as well as allows friends to influence what music gets played. TagWorld is a social net (More info...)

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AeroVironment Raven UAV Hits 3000 Units
Monrovia, California-based AeroVironment announced today that its Raven Unmanned Aerial Vehicle has surpassed the 3000 vehicle mark in production. The firm's UAV is used by the U.S. Army and Special Forces for intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance. AeroVironment said that the UAV has now logged over 18,673 flight hours in 15,314 sorties in Iraq and Afghanistan. AeroVironment was founded by Paul MacCready, known for creating the Gossamer Condor, the first human-powered airplane. The firm (More info...)

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Fandango Names VP Marketing
Los Angeles-based Fandango has named a new VP of Marketing, promoting Ted Hong to the position. The provider of online, phone, and mobile movie ticketing services said that Hong will lead the firm's marketing, public relations, and product development efforts. Hong has been at the firm since 2003 as director of marketing, and has previously served at dotTV and Nestle USA.

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