Monday, January 22, 2007
Los Angeles County Technology Week
Innovate. Grow. Succeed. January 22-26.
2007 Los Angeles Technology Week
Technology Made Here

Take a look at these exciting events for Tech Week 2007:

Kick Off Lunch Keynote: Bruce Chizen, CEO Adobe
Media and Technology
Fast Pitch Competition
International Spotlight
Sustainable Technology
New Technologies for Multi-Media and the Internet
Igniting Your Venture: Marketing Made Easy
and much more!

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Interview with Kevin Epstein, Author, Marketing Made Easy
Today is the beginning of LA Technology Week (, a weeklong series of technology focused events celebrating technology in the Los Angeles area. This week includes the Tech Coast Angels Fast Pitch ( tonight, and lots of other events geared toward business and technology in the region. One of those events is "Marketing Made Easy" an event Wednesday sponsored by the Pasadena Angels, featuring Kevin Epstein, author of "Marketing Made Easy". We thought it mig (More info...)

posted on Monday, January 22, 2007(Full story)

U.S. Venture Investing Hits Five Year High, Southern California Shines
Ernst & Young and Dow Jones VentureOne are reporting today that U.S. Venture Capital investing his a five year high in 2006, reaching $25.75B in investments. According to the report, there were 2,454 venture deals for the year nationally. From a regional perspective, California has become the top spot for venture capital investment in 2006, with 1,082 deals and $12.36B invested, and the report noted that Southern California has grown in particular, led by increased investment in health care and (More info...)

posted on Monday, January 22, 2007(Full story)

MySpace Files Spam Lawsuit
Los Angeles-based MySpace said today that it has sued a user for violation of state and federal anti-spam laws. MySpace said that it has filed suit against Scott Richter and others for violation of the CAN-SPAM Act and California's anti-spam statute, and that it is seeking a permanent injunction barring Richter and others from MySpace, in addition to monetary damages. MySpace alleges that Richter and his associates spent millions of spam bulletins from MySpace offering ringtones, polo shirts, an (More info...)

posted on Monday, January 22, 2007(Full story)

Broadcom Announces GigE Switch Line Upgrade
Irvine-based Broadcom said today that it is shipping a new generation of multi-layer Gigabit Ethernet switches. The firm's new StrataXGS III Gigabit Ethernet switches add new network admission control (NAC) features and network security. The switches also support Microsoft's Network Access Protection policy enforcement, part of Windows Vista and Windows Server products. The switches are an upgrade on Broadcom's existing line of Gigabit Ethernet switches.

posted on Monday, January 22, 2007(Full story)

Ingram Micro Targets IT Recycling
Santa Ana-based Ingram Micro has expanded into offering IT recycling of cell phones and ink cartridges, and has announced a new service called Ingram Micro Outlet / Recycle. Ingram Micro, which is a major distributor of IT products, said that the new program is a part of its ongoing efforts to preserve the environment and address the the problem of e-waste. Ingram said the free program offers U.S. solution providers with handling of qualified cell phones along with ink and laser printer and fax (More info...)

posted on Monday, January 22, 2007(Full story)

Invitrogen Ties Into Procurement
Carlsbad-based Invitrogen said today that it has partnered with SciQuest, a provider of supplier management and procurement automation software. Invitrogen will offer SciQuest's on-demand software alongside its life sciences products. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The firms report that they have already signed numerous customers to their initiative, including Sanger Institute, Exelixis, and Apoxis. Invitrogen provides product used by life science firms for research and discove (More info...)

posted on Monday, January 22, 2007(Full story)

APEC Opens New Manufacturing Facility
Baldwin Park-based APEC, a contract manufacturer serving the medical device industry, said this morning that it has opened a new Asian manufacturing facility. APEC said that APEC ASIA will provide manufacturing for mid- to high-volume medical molding. The new facility will be located in Shenzhen, China, and will be 35,000 square feet and contain a Class 100,000 clean room.

posted on Monday, January 22, 2007(Full story)

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