Tuesday, October 24, 2006
4th International System-on-Chip (SoC) Conference and Exhibit
Learn and Network at the Most Innovative, Informative, and Affordably Priced Technology Conference of the Year!

Don’t Miss Out! Register Today for:
4th International System-on-Chip (SoC) Conference and Exhibit
Wed, Nov 1, and Thu, Nov 2, 2006, Radisson Hotel Newport Beach


Intel, IBM, Samsung, Toshiba, Fujitsu, Texas Instrument, Micron, Jazz Semiconductor, STMicro, Infineon, Synplicity, Broadcom, Altera, Cisco, Tensilica, Synopsys, National Semiconductor, Cadence, Mentor Graphics, Sonics, Innovative Silicon, Carbon Design Systems, UCI, CSU Fullerton, ARM, Tohoku University, EMA Design, VaST, prodesign, Target Complier, ViASIC, CoWare, Sequence, Ambric, Connex, LogicVision, Silistix, Magma, Calypto, Handshake Solutions, Silicon Hive, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, and Much more.

Learn the latest in Chip Design and Technology (SoC, ASIC, FPGA, and Foundry Technology)

Q3 2006 Southern California VC Investments Hit $835.3M
PricewaterhouseCoopers and the National Venture Capital Association have released the Money Tree venture capital results for Q3 of 2006, showing that Southern California investments reached $835.3M in the quarter, second only to Silicon Valley in the total dollars invested in the region. (Disclosure: PricewaterhouseCoopers is a sponsor of socalTECH). Nationally, there was $6.2 billion invested in 797 deals, down by 8 percent from Q2, but the best third quarter since 2001. The quarter also mark (More info...)

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Interview with Kelly Anderson, CEO of Sendio
Our interview today is with Kelly Anderson, the new CEO of Sendio (www.sendio.com). Sendio is developing spam filtering technology based on verifying addresses of email senders. Anderson gave us some of his perspectives on the firm and his goals as the new CEO.

Ben Kuo: For the readers that aren't familiar with Sendio, what do you do?

Kelly Anderson: Sendio is an early stage startup that has been around since 2004, looking at the problems of solving spam and antivirus issues, as it applie (More info...)

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Microsemi Buys PowerDsine
Irvine-based Microsemi, a manufacturer of analog and mixed signal semiconductors, said today that it is in an agreement to purchase Israel-based PowerDsine Ltd. PowerDsine develops power-over-Ethernet products. The deal is worth $245M in a combined cash and stock deal. Power-over-Ethernet products are used for powering network devices, including WLAN access points, VoIP phones, and remote security cameras without requiring additional A/C connections. POwerDsine has approximately 136 employees wo (More info...)

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Newport Buys Laser Business From Picarro
Irvine-based Newport Corporation, a maker of advanced photonics technologies for the scientific, aerospace, defense, and industrial manufacturing market, said yesterday that it is in a definitive agreement to buy the Laser Product business of Picarro. The Ottawa, Canada-based business designs and manufacturings solid-state lasers for the life and helath science, and process control market. Newport said that the business will become part of its Spectra-Physics Lasers Division. Terms of the transc (More info...)

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Boodle Ties Into Valpak
San Diego-based Boodle said today that it has signed on Valpak.com, a local coupon content Web site, to carry its printable grocery coupons. Valpak.com, which provides local coupons on its web site and through direct mailings, will provide Boodle's online grocery coupons to visitors to its web site. Valpak is owned by Cox Target Media, a subsidiary of Cox Newspapers. Boodle operates an online grocery coupon service distributed through local newspaper web sites, and is backed by Gannett, The Copl (More info...)

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Juice Signs College Tonight
Los Angeles-based Juice Wireless, a mobile content sharing community, said this morning that College Tonight, a social networking web site focused on college students, will use the company's JuiceCaster service to enhance its products. Terms were not disclosed. Juice Wireless allows users to capture pictures and video on their cell phones, and share their content with other users. The firm's application will allow College Tonight members to directly upload their photos and videos to their online (More info...)

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iQstor Rolls Out Storage System
Newbury Park-based iQstor announced today that its 4Gb/s Fibre Channel storage system, the iQ2880, is generally available. The developer of storage systems for the small and medium enterprise said that the storage system provides 4Gb/s Fibre Channel storage support, integrated with volume management and virtualization, mirroring and snapshot, and other management features. The storage device supports both high performance FC drives or low cost SATA drives, for a capacity of up to 11.25TB.

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Forbes MEET 2006
Forbes MEET 2006
Reaping Riches in the Media and Entertainment Revolution
October 24-25, 2006
The Beverly Hills Hotel, Beverly Hills, CA

A tidal wave of new digital technology is set to overwhelm the Media & Entertainment business like never before! Are you ready? Join forces with Forbes editors, A-list players and media moguls as they explore the next big thing in the fast-converging worlds of media, electronic entertainment and technology.

Headlining this landmark event will be a unique lineup of established players, VCs and news-making digerati. Speakers include: Barry Diller, Michael Eisner, the CEOs of Sling Media, NeuLion, Freedom Communications, Netflix, YouTube, Current TV, Technorati, 2929 Entertainment, Massive Incorporated, as well leading execs from BitTorrent, Reuters, Fox Interactive Media, Yahoo, Motorola, Google and Microsoft. Register at www.forbesmeet.com

SoCal IP Law Group LLP – IP Counselors For Technology Companies
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Vencore Solutions: Capital for Early Stage Companies
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Web 2.0 - Implications for Your Business
Web 2.0 - Implications for Your Business
Thursday, October 26th. 3:00 - 8:30 PM
Santa Monica

IBM, Sony, Microsoft, Google and others to lead this conference focused
on the trends around Web 2.0. We will provide a variety of perspectives
on the emerging implications for how business will be conducted and
technology will be used. Web 2.0 points to some incredibly significant
trends that are rapidly changing the technology landscape for
businesses. These include Software as a Service (SaaS), Rich Internet
Applications (AJAX), Lightweight Integration Protocols (REST, RSS),
Social Computing and Collaboration (Wikis, Blogs, Tagging), and others.
All of this points to a shift in how businesses will operate and how you need to think about software and services. This is an important topic to business technology executives, technology managers, entrepreneurs and technology investors.

The Technology Council of Southern California is hosting this
conference. For more information and to register visit

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