Monday, September 8, 2008
VentureNet - September 12 - Costa Mesa
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Verimatrix Bolsters Series C Funding
San Diego-based Verimatrix said Monday that the firm has added SunAmerica Ventures to the firm's Series C funding round. According to Verimatrix, SunAmerica Ventures, which is part of the American Interantaionl Group (AIG) has joined its Series C investors. Amount of the additional capital in the round was not disclosed. Verimatrix said it will use the new funding to accllerate the deployment of its products into the digital video market. Verimatrix develops digital rights management software an (More info...)

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USC's Entertainment Technology Center Adds 3-D Lab
The Entertainment Technology Center @ USC, the entertainment/technology-focused industry collaboration that is part of the USC School of Cinematic Arts, said Monday that the firm has launched a new lab focused on 3-D technologies. According to the center, the new lab will be used to "explore stereoscopic 3-D technologies, including stereoscopic 3-D implementations in a neutral, consumer-centric setting." The lab and the assocaited ETC Stereoscopic 3-D Working Group will identify areas where stan (More info...)

posted on Monday, September 8, 2008(Full story) Signs Customer
Solana Beach-based, a provide of online IT services management software has linked with a Texas IT outsourcing company. CompuCom Systems, which provides IT outsourcing, said today that it is in a strategic partnership with, to deliver Service-now's Web 2.0-based IT service management technology. Financial impact of the deal was not disclosed. CompuCom has more than 11,0000 employees focused on application development, procurement and management of hardware and sof (More info...)

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Eventful Links With LBS Firms
San Diego-based Eventful, which operates an online service focused on listing and promoting local events, said today that the firm has partnered with three providers of location based services. According to the firm, it has partnered with Earthcomber, Loopt, and uLocate to provide microtargeted event data to the companies. Financial impact of the deals was not disclosed. Eventful said that the firms have incorporated its data into its software, to allow users to discover local event listings. Ea (More info...)

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FastSoft Targets CDNs With New Product
Pasadena-based FastSoft, a maker of network appliances to accelerate Internet transfers, said this morning that it has rolled out a new product targeted at enterprises and CDNs. The firm, which is a spinout of Caltech, said that its new E 1000 product provides 1 Gbps in capacity for speeding content delivery. FastSoft's appliances are used to speed Web-based distribution of video and other assets, and are based on research develops at Caltech for overcoming the limitations of TCP/IP. FastSoft sa (More info...)

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