Wednesday, June 25, 2008
EdgeCast Signs
Los Angeles-based content deliver network firm Edgecast Networks said today that it has signed on, an internet television network, for its CDN services. Financial impact of the deal were not disclosed. EdgeCast provides content delivery network services to content providers; the firm competes against Limelight Networks, Akamai, Vitalstream, and others in the CDN market. Edgecast is venture backed by Steamboat Ventures, the venture capital arm of the Walt Disney Company.

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Placely Adds Frequent Flyer Mileage Tracking
Los Angeles-based Web 2.0, travel social networking web site Placely said today that it has added a new service which allows its users to track their frequent flyer miles. The site, which allows travelers to share their experiences about travel and travel locations, said the new service supports tracking American Airlines, Delta, Continental, Jet Blue, Southwest and other domestic airlines. Placely's web site launched its public beta in November of last year.

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Nirvanix Links Network Storage, Internet Storage Services
San Diego-based cloud storage provider Nirvanix said today that it has rolled out new software, which creates a network attached storage (NAS) server using the firm's cloud computing services. According to Nirvanix, its new network attached storage software allows a standard, 1U server to act as a multi-petabyte NAS device--all using the firm's Internet-based storage services. Nirvanix said that the beta of the software is built using the firm's Storage Delivery Network, the company's answer to (More info...)

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Interview with Steve Jillings, Vantage Media
Vantage Media ( is a rapidly growing search marketing and media firm based in El Segundo. The firm's CEO is Steve Jillings, who we talked with the other day to get his perspective on the market, the company's recent acquisitions, and how the overall economy is affecting the firm, as well as what has been powering the company's growth. Steve was previously President and CEO of Frontbridge, which he sold to Microsoft in 2005.

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SodaHead Scores $8.4M
Los Angeles-based SodaHead, an online community focused on social Q&A, said this morning that the firm has raised $8.4M in a Series B funding. The round was led by Mission Ventures, and included prior investor Mohr Davidow Ventures. According to SodaHead, the funding will go towards new marketing initiatives and strategic hires. SodaHead was founded by Jason Feffer, who had previously helped start MySpace as its VP of Operations, and best friend Michael Glazer. The funding brings the company's t (More info...)

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Break Media Rolls Out Syndication Platform
Los Angeles-based Break Media, which runs an online entertainment site focused on men, said today that it has rolled out what it is calling a Video Syndication Platform targeted at distributing content from the site to other web sites. According to, the new syndication platform allows content submitted to to be distributed to other web sites. The platform allows publishers to select which video content they want on their site, and allows advertisers to decide which sites they (More info...)

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