Wednesday, November 7, 2007
Ticketmaster Ties With iTunes
West Hollywood-based Ticketmaster said Wednesday morning that it will begin featuring digital album sales from Apple's popular iTunes Store alongside its concert tickets. Ticketmaster said that it will feature and promote albums from more than 700 of the musical acts which have tickets for sale via the company, offering people who purchase tickets to live performances with the option to buy a digital album at the same time. The deal is an expansion of earlier trials by the firms to offer albums (More info...)

posted on Wednesday, November 7, 2007(Full story) Adds Recommendation Features, Video Player
Los Angeles-based, an online entertainment and video site which targets men, said Wednesday that it has added a recommendation engine to the site, and also created a embedded video player that can be customized by its users. According to, the recommendation system will show users individual video choices based on the videos they like and dislike. The new video player allows users to control the look-and-feel of the player on the site, including colors and graphics.

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Coradiant Partners With Analytics Firm
Poway-based Coradiant, a provider of web application monitoring software, has inked a partnership with OpenConnect Systems, a Dallas-based developer of business analytics software. OpenConnect Systems said today that the combined software will allow customers to find specific process inefficiencies related to customer service issues. Coradiant is venture backed by DCM, Desjardins Venture Capital, GrandBanks Capital, and Miramar Venture Partners.

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Interview with Sundar Sundareswaran, Team Oshkosh
Our interview today is with Sundar Sundareswaran, Assistant Director of Information Sciences at Teledyne Scientific and Imaging. Sundar is the program manager responsible for the Teledyne participation in Team Oshkosh (, one of the entries into last weekend's DARPA Urban Challenge. DARPA's Urban Challenge is a robotic race which pits fully autonomous vehicles against one another in an urban landscape. Team Oshkosh (formerly known as Team Terramax), is using an immense, military (More info...)

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X1 Revs Search Software, Inks Partnership
Pasadena-based X1 Technologies, a developer of desktop search software, said Tuesday that it has upgraded the firm's flagship software, and also inked a partnership with an email management provider. X1 said that its latest X1 Enterprise Search Suite v6 adds new "content connectors" which allow the software to access enterprise systems like Microsoft Exchange, Lotus Notes, and Symantec Enterprise Vault, as well as enterprise search engines from Autonomy, FAST, Oracle, and IBM, along with other s (More info...)

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Fandango Finds Friends At Facebook
Los Angeles-based online movie site Fandango said today that it has launched a new application for the popular Facebook social networking web site. Fandango said that its new application allows users to add showtimes and ticketing abilities to their movie-related content. According to the firm, the new application will allow users to invite their Facebook friends to join them at the movies. The new application is based on Facebook's application programming interface (API), which allows any third (More info...)

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Qualcomm, MLBAM Link On Mobile Services
San Diego-based Qualcomm and MLB Advanced Media, the new media arm of Major League Baseball, said today that they have launched a new mobile service for baseball fans. The new service, which is an extension of, allows baseball fans to buy and download team logos, wallpapers, ringtones, and player images. According to the firms, MLBAM is using Qualcomm's BREW BrandXtend Signature Solution for its platform. BrandXtend is Qualcomm's offering which allows brands to sell media, entertainment, (More info...)

posted on Wednesday, November 7, 2007(Full story) Targets iPhone Users
Westlake Village-based said today that it has rolled out a new, web site specifically targeted at Apple iPhone users., which provides real estate listings and is affiliated with the National Association of REALTORS, said that the firm,'s new iPhone site is specifically designed for people using Apple's popular cell phone. The new site is at is the real estate web site operated by Move, Inc.

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Broadcom Ships iSCSI HBA
Irvine-based Broadcom, a provider of semiconductors and other electronic components, announced a new iSCSI host bus adapter (HBA) this morning. Broadcom said that its iSCSI chips are being used as part of its NetExtreme converged network interface controllers. iSCSI HBAs are used in the storage networking industry to transport storage traffic over TCP/IP. According to Broadcom, the firm's iSCSI HBAs provide nearly 200,000 input/output operations per second (IOPS). The HBAs are expected to ship o (More info...)

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