Wednesday, April 9, 2008
LeadROI Acquired By MediaWhiz
Orange County-based firm LeadROI, which develops mortgage lead management and customer relationship management software for the mortgage industry, has been acquired by MediaWhiz, a New York-based online marketing company. MediaWhiz did not disclose financial terms of the acquisition. According to MediaWhiz, the technology will provide the firm with a new platform for aggregating, distributing, and converting leads. LeadROI is based in Costa Mesa, and was founded by Raj Parekh. The firm was found (More info...)

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Qualcomm Gets BREW Win In Vietnam
San Diego-based Qualcomm has signed on a Vietnamese mobile phone operator, S-Fone, for the firm's BREW data services, the company announced Wednesday. Financial impact of the win was not announced. Qualcomm said that S-Fone will launch BREW services on its CDMA network in Vietnam. The firm said that S-Fone subscribers will be able to shop for music, ringtones, information, games, financial applications, and other information and products using its technology.

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Apace Systems Launches Media Asset Management Software
Orange-based Apace Systems said Wednesday that it has launched a new media asset management system for managing the post production, video editing process. Apace said its postMAM system is tailored for video and other media and workflow management, and can be used to search, playback, download original raw content. The new product is targeted at postproduction workflow, and ties into media archiving, transcoding, and storage products from Apace. Apace develops storage products for real-time vid (More info...)

posted on Wednesday, April 9, 2008(Full story) Raises $400K
Los Angeles-based, which is developing an online platform for real-time, in-browser video learning, has raised $400,000 in an angel investment round, the firm's CEO, Jon Bischke, told socalTECH Tuesday. The company, which helps tutors in foreign languages connect with students, said it would use the funding to continue to develop its platform, and to raise exposure for its brand through targeted marketing and promotion. eduFire's web site allows students to access teachers anywhere i (More info...)

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REApplications Acquired By LoopNet
San Diego-based REApplications, a developer of software for managing commercial real estate brokerage operations, has been acquired by LoopNet, a San Francisco-based operator of a commercial real estate marketplace. LoopNet said it paid $9.4M in cash for REApplications, which it says will contributed approximately $2.3M in revenues to the firm for the remainder of 2008. REApplications develops software-as-a-service used for managing property inventory, listings and comparables, customer relation (More info...)

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Eventful Highlights Artists On MySpace App
San Diego-based Eventful, an online web site focused on events listings, announced today that it has launched a new MySpace application which highlights upcoming events by their favorite performers. Eventful said that its 'My Top Artists' application allows MySpace users to select and display their favorite performers on their profile pages, and then automatically display all of those artists' upcoming events. The new application is built on the MySpace Developer Platform. A major feature of Eve (More info...)

posted on Wednesday, April 9, 2008(Full story) Names New CTO
Los Angeles-based said Tuesday that it has named David Subar as the firm's Chief Technology Officer., which operates online marketing and domain name monetization services, said that Subar will be responsible for building and implementing the firm's technology. Subar joins the firm from Interthinx, where he was CIO. Subar has also previously served as CTO of PeopleLink, CEO and Founder of Interna Ltd., and also served at Inference Corp. and Booz Allen & Hamilton. Subar wi (More info...)

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Kintera Gets Nasdaq Notice
San Diego-based Kintera, a maker of software-as-a-service for nonprofit and other organizations, disclosed Tuesday afternoon that it has received a notice from the Nasdaq Stock Market, indicating that it has failed to comply with Nasdaq minimum share bid prices for the firm's stock. Kintera said that the letter indicated that it has failed to comply with Nasdaq Marketplace Rule 4450(a)(5), which requires a minimum $1.00 per share bid price for the Company's common stock, for 30 consecutive busin (More info...)

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