Thursday, June 29, 2006
Search socalTECH On Google Co-Op
Search socalTECH On Google Co-Op

Google recently announced Google Co-Op, a way for users to see results
from other web sites when you search directly from Google's home page.
Using Google Co-Op, you can "subscribe" to see the latest news stories
from socalTECH, pertaining to the topic you are searching on in Google.

For example, if you search for "merger" you'll see the last three articles about a merger or acquisition listed in a box on top of your Google results.

You can sign up at: Ties Into Google Checkout
Aliso Viejo-based online retailer has tied into Google's new Google Checkout program, the company said this morning. The retailer is one of the first stores to add support for Google's new online payment service. said that it has added the support as another checkout option for its customers. Google announced the new Google Checkout service this morning, tying its new payment processing system to its Adwords system. Retailers who use Google Adwords for their advertising can offse (More info...)

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Daylight Solutions Raises $7.5M
Poway-based Daylight Solutions, a company that is manufacturing miniaturized, molecular detection and imaging devices, has raised a $7.5M round of Series A funding. Funding came from HamiltonTech Capital Partners, Masters Capital Nanotechnology, and strategic partner Magnecomp International Limited. The company will use the funding to execute on its manufacturing and business development plans. The company's technology is based on mid-infrared lasers.

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Dot Hill, Crossroads Settle Patent Dispute
Carlsbad-based storage systems provider Dot Hill Systems said today that it has reached a settlement with Crossroads Systems over a patent action brought against it by Crossroads. The firm will pay $3.35M for alleged past damages, and Crossroads will dismiss all patent claims against Dot Hill. Dot Hill also said that a third party will pay $7.15M to Crossroads in the patent case. The settlement also calls for a royalty payment of 2.5% on Dot Hill's future sales of RAID products incorporating Cro (More info...)

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Autobytel Taps AOL For Two Executives
Irvine-based Autobytel, a provider of online automotive marketing and auto-buying services, has named two executives from AOL to head up its web operations. The firm said this week that it has added Jon Rosen, fomer head of strategy and business development for AOL's Search Group, as Senior VP of its Web Business Operations. It also named George Roletter, who led AOL Studio, as VP Website Operations. The executives follow new CEO Jim Riesenbach from AOL, where he was SVP of AOL's Search and Dire (More info...)

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Qualcomm Adds Java Multitasking
San Diego-based Qualcomm announced today that its Mobile Station Modem (MSM) chipsets now support Java multitasking. The new capability allows multiple Java virtual machines to run simultaneously on MSM-based mobile phones, and is expected to help customers run multiple programs on their ones at once. The company is targeting the capability of allowing phones to run multiple applications such as playing music, email, and handling voice calls all at the same time--applications which often cannot (More info...)

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DivX Certifies Casio Still Camera
San Diego-based DivX has added yet another consumer device to its list of licensees, saying this week that it has certified a new Casio digital still camera as DivX compatible. Casio's new Casio EX-S600D is the first digital still camera that uses the company's video compression codec. Casio's new hardware allows users to capture videos in DivX format. The new hardware is being marketed to consumers in France and Germany. DivX licenses its video compression/decompression technology to hardware m (More info...)

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MRV Ships Out of Band Management Devices
Chatsworth-based MRV Communications, a provider of components for the optical and metro Ethernet and other industries, has shipped a new product for the management of networking devices. The company said yesterday that it has shipped a new line of multiple-port, console servers, the LX 4000T. The new devices are used by administrators to access network devices for management via serial port via secure interface. The new device supports per-port password, SSH 2.0, RADIUS, SecureID, TACAS+, and ot (More info...)

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