Tuesday, October 30, 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!

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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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Docstoc Goes Live
Beverly Hills-based Docstoc, an online web site for sharing professional documents, went live Tuesday, after a brief beta period. Docstoc, which is headed by Jason Nazar, is looking to create a "Youtube" for professionally created legal and business documents, such as wills, contracts, and other agreements and documents. According to Nazar, the site now has over 7,000 users and 12,000 documents in the service.

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Internet Brands Sets IPO Terms
El Segundo-based Internet Brands said today in a filing with the SEC that it intends to sell 9,566,454 shares of its common stock in an IPO on the NASDAQ Global Market, at a price between $10.00 and $12.00 per share. The firm, which runs a number of consumer focused web sites such as CarsDirect.com, Wikitravel.org, and ApartmentRatings.com, is venture backed by Idealab, Foundation Capital, and Clearstone Ventures. According to the firm's S-1, Idealab owns 31% of the firm. The IPO is being underw (More info...)

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King.com Extends Yahoo Games Deal
Los Angeles- and London-based King.com, an online provider of casual games, said Tuesday that the firm has extended a relationship it has with Yahoo!. The firm said that it will provide its skill games, which include puzzle, action, strategy, word, sports, and card games, across the Yahoo! Games site. King.com also has licensed games based on American Idol, Deal or No Deal, and other television properties. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. King.com maintains business development an (More info...)

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mobileStorm Raises Series A Funding
Los Angeles-based mobileStorm has raised a Series A round of funding, according to eonBusiness, the venture capital firm behind the round. eonBusiness said it was the sole investor in mobileStorm, a provider of email marketing products and services. Financial details of the funding round were not disclosed. According to eonBusiness, the investment will be used to accelerate mobileStorm's strategic growth, research and development, along with increasing marketing and sales spending. mobileStorm p (More info...)

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Imagine Communications Adds $15M
San Diego-based Imagine Communications, which develops video on demand and IPTV hardware, said today that it has closed on $15M in Series B funding for the firm. The round was led by Court Square Ventures, and also included prior investors Columbia Capital and Carmel Ventures. The firm said this round brings the company's total raised to more than $24M. Imagine will use the new funding to accelerate its growth. James B. Murray, Jr. of Court Square has joined the firm's board of directors in conj (More info...)

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Genoptix Raises $85M In IPO
Carlsbad-based Genoptix, a provider of laboratory services for health clinics, has raised $85M in an IPO. Genoptix sold 5M shares of its stock at $17.00 per share Monday on the Nasdaq under the symbol GXDX. The firm's IPO was underwritten by Lehman Brothers, Banc of America Securities, and Cowen and Company; the firm is venture backed by Enteprise Partners, Chicago Growth Partners, William Blair, Alliance Technology Ventures, Tullis-Dickerson, and Excelsior Venture Partners.

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Entropic Prices IPO
San Diego-based Entropic Communications said in a filing with the SEC today that it will sell 10,000,000 shares of its common stock at between $9.00 and $11.00 per share. The firm, which has applied to list on the Nasdaq under the symbol ENTR, is looking to raise up to $110M in its offering. Entropic's IPO is being underwritten by Credit Suisse, Lehman Brothers, Thomas Weisel Partners, JMP securities, and ThinkEquity Partners. Major investors in the firm include CMEA Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, (More info...)

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MySpace Links With Zazzle
Los Angeles-based social networking web site MySpace has inked a deal with customized merchandise firm Zazzle, to let MySpace musicians and bands sell their goods on the site. MySpace and Zazzle said that they are in a distribution partnership, which targets musicians and bands on MySpace. Starting today, the companies said that musicians and bands will be able to use a widget to sell their own branded merchandise on their MySpace page. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Zazzle is a (More info...)

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