Wednesday, October 10, 2007
5th International System-on-Chip (SoC) Conference
Join us TODAY:
5th International System-on-Chip (SoC) Conference, Exhibit & Workshops
Radisson Hotel Newport Beach (Near John Wayne Airport)

Broadcom SoC Career Day Workshop (Free Pass), Don't Miss Out!

THE MOST Innovative & Affordably Priced Technology Conference of the Year.

Learn and network at the premier industry event for technology professional

Platinum Sponsors: Jazz Semiconductor, Tensilica, MIPS Technologies, Inside GNSS. Gold Sponsors: Novelics Corp, CSU Fullerton Eng, Chapman University

Selected Participating Companies: Intel, IBM, Freescale, Toshiba, Tensilica, Jazz Semi, MIPS, Novelics, eASIC, Fujitsu, Texas Instruments, ST Micro, Kilopass, NXP, Broadcom, Nvidia, AMD, SiRF, MataiTech, Extreme DA, Chartered Semiconductor, Nascentric, Carbon Design, Silicon Canvas, ClioSoft, ENOVIA MatrixOne, EDN, Synopsys, Rambus, UCI, iSuppli, Nascentric, Tower Semiconductor, ARM, Innovative Silicon, Prodesign Electronics, AKA, OCB Services, Carnegie Mellon, Cadence, Altera, Mentor Graphics, Actel, Trimble, Faraday, National Semiconductor, AeA, Micron, Virage, and Much, Much More!

Workshops by Broadcom and ARM

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ToutVirtual Signs Distributor
Carlsbad-based ToutVirtual, a firm that develops software for managing virtualization software, said Wednesday that it has signed on Lifeboat Distribution as a distributor of its products. ToutVirtual develops management software that is used for managing virtual computing products from VMware and other software providers. According to ToutVirtual, Lifeboat will make the firm's products available to its network of solutions providers, value-added resellers, systems integrators, resellers, and co (More info...)

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Nirvanix Opens Storage Service
San Diego-based utility storage service provider Nirvanix said Wednesday morning that it has placed its service into general availability. The firm, which provides a storage service which is accessible via software interfaces, competes against's S3 storage services. The firm also said that it has opened up beta availability of media transcoding, image manipulation, file search, and sideloading of files. Nirvanix provides storage through a web service, and is venture funded by Mission (More info...)

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Interview with Daniel Scalisi, MyLifeBrand
Seattle-based MyLifeBrand ( is focused on providing a service for connecting social networking sites--as well as a way to create private label social networking communities for companies. The firm is currently in the midst of moving here to Southern California, has been talking with local investors, and also has all of its business development folks here in Los Angeles. Because of that, we thought it would be appropriate to talk to Daniel Scalisi, the firm's Executive Vice Pr (More info...)

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Emulex Unveils Reseller Program
Costa Mesa-based storage area networking hardware firm Emulex announced this morning that it has rolled out a new reseller program. The firm said that the new program is targeted at more closely aligning the company with its channel and OEM partners, and will provide market development funds, trade-in and demo products, and new sales incentives. Emulex said it will be working with its distribution partners with the program; the firm has traditionally allowed its distributors to work with reselle (More info...)

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Autobytel Launches Consumer Focused
Irvine-based Autobytel said today that it has officially launched its consumer focused car web site, The site, which Autobytel originally announced in February, provides information on new and used cars, service providers, parts and accessories, and other automotive focused information. The web site is Autobytel's attempt to create a more consumer-friendly, search-engine like site for car owners; among the features on the site are photos, videos, and a member community section that a (More info...)

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Linspire Upgrades Linux OS
San Diego-based Linspire, a developer of a commercial version of the Linux operating system, said this morning that it has released an upgraded version of its Linspire desktop Linux OS. The firm said that its new Linspire 6.0 software release is the firm's first in over two years, and adds additional licensed, proprietary drivers, codecs, and software to the package. The Linux OS is based on the popular Ubuntu Linux distribution, and also is the first version of its software to incorporate the f (More info...)

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Music Plus TV Renamed
Los Angeles-based Music Plus TV said this morning that it has become Vlaze Media Networks. The firm, which originally provided music and music related online videos and content, said that the name change represents a shift towards more diverse content production. The firm said it is now producing online shows focused on sports, movies, celebrity news, video games, and politics.

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DTS Launches Key Management Tool
Burbank-based DTS Digital Cinema, which develops content management systems for the digital theater market, said this morning that it has launched a new product around key management. The firm said its new KeyPort product solves security key distribution and management problems for digital cinema distributors and exhibitors. DTS Digital Cinema is a manufacturer of content management hardware, digital cinema players, and software.

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Forbes MEET II - Beverly Hills - October 24-25
Forbes MEET II
Turmoil & Transitions: Building the Next Digital Revolution
Oct. 24-25, 2007
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