Wednesday, September 6, 2006
VentureNet. Your one-day pass to the future of SoCal technology!
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September 14, 2006. Westin South Coast Plaza - Costa Mesa, CA
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Clean Energy Fuels Files For IPO
Seal Beach-based Clean Energy Fuels, a provider of natural gas for vehicle fleets, has filed for an IPO. The firm said in a filing Wednesday morning that the firm is looking to raise up to $287.5M in an IPO on the Nasdaq under the symbol CLNE. The IPO is being underwritten by WR Hambrecht + Co. and Simmons & Company International. Boone Pickens is listed as one of the founders of the company.

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Interview with Brad Weinert, COO of Novatel Wireless
San Diego-based Novatel Wireless ( is a manufacturer of wireless data modems, used to connect laptops and other mobile devices into high speed cellular data networks from telecommunications carriers. The firm recently had a big win with Sprint, which just rolled out a product based on the firm's hardware for its next generation EVDO Rev A network. We thought it would be interesting to talk to the company about EVDO, wireless data services, and where the market is today, s (More info...)

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Stamps Adds New Photo Stamp Tool
Los Angeles-based, which provides Internet-based postage printing, has launched a new tool, Photo NetStamps. The new tool allows customers to create customized postage and order sheets of pre-printed labels for printing postage from Stamps' PC Postage software. The new service combines the company's popular PhotoStamps service, which allows anyone to upload any photo to create custom postage; and its NetStamps software, used by businesses to print postage. Stamps is targeting business (More info...)

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MindTouch Connects Outlook To Wikis
San Diego-based MindTouch, a developer of Wiki publishing products, announced today that it is launching a new tool that allows companies to publish messages and attachments in Microsoft Outlook onto wiki pages. The company's new MindTouch Connector for Microsoft Outlook allows companies to easily publish emails to MindTouch's wiki appliance. The connector software posts the entire conversation thread and attachments from Outlook into the Mindtouch wiki software. The firm's wiki appliances allow (More info...)

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Spirent Taps MRV Equipment For Demonstration Test Lab
Chatsworth-based MRV Communications said today that it has partnered with Spirent Communications to incorporate its MRV Media Cross Connect and LX 4000T console server equipment into its automation lab. Spirent will use MRV's products in its Test Automation Lab, Spirent's new proof-of-concept lab which showcases automated testing techniques for network equipment providers. Spirent launched the lab last month to demonstrate to service providers and network equipment manufacturers how to combine l (More info...)

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Telmar Completes Somera Buy
Irvine-based Telmar Network Technology has completed its acquisition of Texas-based Somera Communications, the firm announced today. Both companies provide used equipment and services for the telecommunications industry. The deal was worth $4.60 per share of Somera, making the total deal size worth approximately $23.3M. Somera was a provider of reconditioned telecommunications hardware, and was formerly headquartered in Santa Barbara.

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LogicBlaze Adds Eclipse IDE
Marina Del Rey-based open source software provider LogicBlaze has rolled out a new, Eclipse-based integrated development environment. LogicBlaze said today that its LogicBlaze FUSE Development Environment is based on the Eclipse Web Tools Plaform, a popular Java-based integrated development environment used by developers to develop and debug Java language code. The new environment ties in open source SOA (Service Oriented Architecture) components, and allows developers to tap into JBI, a standar (More info...)

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RF Magic Ties Into Set Top Boxes
San Diego-based RF Magic and Advanced Digital Broadcast (ADB), a provider of set top boxes, said today that the two firms have partnered to create new solutions for the set-top-box market. RF Magic's silicon tuners have been integrated into ADB's set-top box motherboards. RF Magic is developing highly integrated RF systems on a chip, and is backed by Anthem Ventures, Comcast Interactive Capital, Conexant, EchoStar, and others.

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Momentum Growth Conference - September 27-28
Momentum Growth Conference
September 27-28, 2006
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