Monday, April 24, 2006
Event: Executive Security, Woodland Hills, Tuesday 4/25
AeA CEO Networking Dinner
Executive Security Issues Nationwide & Abroad

Date: Tuesday, April 25, 2006
Time: 6:00pm to 8:30pm
Where: Monty's Steak House, Woodland Hills, CA

Rarely publicized, crimes against corporate assets or products is
increasing rapidly in the US. Companies and top level executives need to prepare for these threats that can originate virtually anywhere in the world.

Guest speakers Eusebio Benavidez, Risk Specialst, and Clayton Consultants President, Jack Cloonan, have over 59 years service in the FBI combined, specializing in terrorism and investigation. This is a rare opportunity to meet the team with the broadest and most prestigious levels of experience in crisis response for today's CEOs.

Interview with Louise Wannier, MyShape
My interview today is with Louise Wannier, founder of MyShape (, a new startup that is developing an online service for matching women to fashion. Louise is a serial entrepreneur, who has started a number of high tech startups here in Southern California, and was a founder of Enfish and Gemstar. I've spoken with Louise before, and caught up with her on her new company.

Ben Kuo: What is MyShape?

Louise Wannier: MyShape is about making shopping effortless. It's for busy women (More info...)

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Behavioral Targeting Gets Hot
Behavioral targeting, the use of web site clickstream information to target advertising and other information, is getting hot, as several providers of web analytics and web advertising announced this morning that they have launched behavioral targeting solutions. Westlake Village-based ValueClick and San Diego-based WebSideStory both announced behavioral targeting functionality today. ValueClick Media said that it is now providing user retargeting functions across its network, using behavior of (More info...)

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Siderean Upgrades Search Software
El Segudno-based Siderean Software, a provider of search navigation technology, announced this morning that it has released version 4.0 of its Seamark Navigator product. The new release adds the ability to integrate Siderean's search navigation tools with results from Google's Search Appliance and Oracle's Secure Enterprise Search products, better security, ability for users to tag results and content, and other features. Siderean's software is used by enterprises to provide better search result (More info...)

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Conexant Gets Set Top Win
Newport Beach-based Conexant, a provider of semiconductors for the communications and other markets, has scored a win at Humax. The firm said today that it Humax, an international manufacturer of digital satellite set-top boxes, has based its HDTV set-top box on Conexant's MPEG-4 satellite set-top box design. The set top boxes will be put into production by a German broadcasting firm this summer. Conexant provides a series of chips used to develop set-top boxes and other broadband communications (More info...)

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Farstone, Linspire Provide Personal Disaster Recovery Software
San Diego-based Linspire, and Irvine-based FarStone technology are announcing today that the two will offer a Linux version of Farstone's personal disaster recovery software. Linspire, a provider of a Windows-like Linux operating system distribution, and Farstone, a developer of data backup and recovery software, are partnering to provide a Linux version of Farstone's RestoreIT product. Farstone's Linux version of its software will be available through Linspire's online software store, and pre-i (More info...)

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BakBone Upgrades MySQL Support Module
San Diego-based BakBone Software, a provider of backup software, has upgraded its plug in for MySQL users. BakBone said today that its updated backup application module for MySQL provides the ability for users to back up MySQL open source databases. The product allows table-level backup of MySQL databases, and is certified as part of MySQL's certified partner program. BakBone has been providing MySQL support since 2001, but the upgraded software provides more granular restores, and support for b (More info...)

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Early Stage Dinner Conference - Orange County - April 27

Orange County Early-Stage Dinner Conference
Early-Stage Funding Dinner Conference for Accredited Investors

April 27, Wyndham Hotel, Costa Mesa

Are you an accredited investor? We will be featuring five early-stage
companies who will each be making a short presentation, followed by a
short Q&A period. Dinner and beverages will be provided for our
accredited guests. Get more information about excellent early-stage
opportunities in both technical and non-technical fields.

Email or call Leo Lowenthal at Edgefield Financial for more information: or 714-465-3995

CLEARSTONE VENTURES: Venture Capital for Technology Innovators
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Event: How and When Do I Sell My Business, Los Angeles, June 1
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