Wednesday, June 4, 2008
Southern California Digital Technology Forum - June 9/10
The So Cal Digital Technology Forum is where innovation takes the stage to highlight leading-edge technologies and proven strategies for success in the hottest tech industry verticals. From digital media to advertising to wireless to gaming, So Cal entrepreneurs and executives will give you the insider’s perspective on the latest trends and the next "big ideas." And, you’ll hear firsthand from the venture capitalists who are putting their money behind digital technology – they'll share the latest hot buttons and killer apps that are taking start-ups to the next level. With Experian, Google, Qualcomm/MediaFlo and many others, join 400+ participants for the 1.5 day conference at the lowest rate in town…starting at just $95!

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iRise Sues Axure Software Over Patent
El Segundo-based iRise, which develops software simulation and visualization products, said Wednesday that it has sued San Diego-based Axure Software Solutions for patent infringement. According to iRise, Axure's products infringe on a patent it was issued in March, entitled "Systems and Methods for a Programming Environment for a Simulation of a Computer Application." iRise said it was asking the United States District Court for the Central District of California to prevent Axure from making, u (More info...)

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Boingo Wireless Expands European Network
Los Angeles-based Boingo Wireless said Wednesday that it has inked another deal to expand its access points in Europe. Boingo said that it has added Adael Wireless network in France, and the Guglielmo S.r.I. in Italy to its roster of hotspot providers in Europe; the deals boost the firm's network by 500 hotspot locations. Boingo Wireless operates a network of Wi-Fi access points, in hotels, retail stores, airports, and other public areas. Adael Wireless operates 400 hotspots in France, which can (More info...)

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NextWave In Taiwan WiMAX Trial
San Diego-based NextWave Wireless, a developer of broadband WiMAX semiconductors and wireless network systems, said Wednesday that it has teamed up with Taiwanese WiMAX operator Global Mobile Corporation, in a WiMAX field trial. According to the firms, the two companies will set up a WiMAX field trial which uses NextWave's MXtv technology in Taipei, Taiwan. The trial will include mobile multimedia services, including mobile TV, interactive media, and digital audio to customers. Financial impact (More info...)

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KidZui Rolls Free Version
San Diego-based KidZui, the venture backed startup which develops a kid-friendly browser targeted at families, said today that it has rolled out a new, free version of the firm's software. KidZui said that it will offer a free version of its kid-friendly browser, in addition to offering a premium membership. KidZui's browser limits access by kids to only websites reviewed by parents and teachers. KidZui said the company's premium membership will offer "fun extras" for kids, including ability to (More info...)

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EA Mobile Ships Kung Fu Panda
Los Angeles-based EA Mobile, the mobile games division of Electronic Arts, said Wednesday that it has shipped Kung Fu Panda, a mobile game based on the characters from the DreamWorks Animation movie of the same name. According to EA Mobile, the game is available on wireless carriers in North America, and will be available in Europe in June. EA Mobile said the game was created in collaboration with DreamWorks Animation. Financial details of the collaboration was not detailed. EA Mobile develops g (More info...)

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D-Link Adds BitTorrent Support
Fountain Valley-based networking hardware provider D-Link has created a new take on its network attached storage (NAS) devices, saying this morning that it will enable BitTorrent file downloads and uploads directly from the device. D-Link said it has shipped a free software upgrade for its DNS-323 Network Storage Enclosure and DIR-655 devices, which will enable the devices to directly link into BitTorrent peer-to-peer networks. The upgrade will turn the D-Link device into a BitTorrent Media Hub. (More info...)

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Interview with Mike Eaton, Cloudworks
A few years ago, there was a surge of application service providers - ASPs -- looking to outsource management of the software and computing resources for companies. We thought it might be interesting to see how one of the many current companies in the market, Thousand Oaks-based Cloudworks (, is using existing technology to try to tackle this market, and how it has used the online delivery model to shift away from what had previously been a geographically limited, talent cons (More info...)

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DECA Launches
Los Angeles-based digital entertainment studio DECA said today that it is launching CoolMom, a new web site focused on providing video content of interest to mothers. The new site, which will feature professionally produced video, will be hosted by Daphne Brogdon, current host of TV Guide Channel's series The Fashion Team; Brogdon also regularly appears on CNN Headline News Showbiz Tonight. According to DECA, Brogdon will offer her opinions about personal life, and issues that mothers deal with (More info...)

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j2 Global Buys European FAX Business
Los Angeles-based j2 Global, a provider of Internet FAX services, has purchased the fax business of Mediaburst Limited, a European provider of fax services. j2 did not disclose financial details of the asset acquisition. Mediaburst Limited is based in Cheshire, England, and provides FAX and SMS services. j2 Global said that the financial impact to the company is not expected to be material.

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Verve Wireless Names VP
Encinitas-based Verve Wireless said Tuesday that it has named a Vice President of Local Market Development. The firm, which develops software used by local newspapers and other media to publish mobile web sites, said that Kendall Marolda has been hired in the new position. Marolda was most recently at, where she was a newspaper relationship manager. Verve Wireless said that Marolda will work with local publishers looking at the mobile web.

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