Friday, February 13, 2009
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In this kind of economy, it's more important than ever to find and locate customers. How do you find customers who are still going strong--and are expanding and hiring? One way is to figure out what companies have strong financial backing, have cash in the bank, or have recently raised funding--despite the economy.

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iTMP Wires Fitness Devices, iPhone
Santa Barbara-based iTMP Technology, a startup developing hardware that connects fitness machines to the Apple iPhone and other smartphones, has launched an effort to connect heart monitors and cycling sensors to the Apple iPhone and other smart phones. iTMP launched a set of Apple iPhone applications this week, which collect data from heart monitors and biking sensors and delivers it to the iPhone and the Internet. The firm said that its hardware plus software will allow users to track their wo (More info...)

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Disney Online Launches Tweener Site
North Hollywood-based Disney Online said Friday that it has rolled out a new site, DisneyXD, targeted at the "tween" market. The Disney unit said that the online and mobile site would target kids and tween boys with action-based games, full length video, music, sports, and other similar themes. The new site will be ad supported, and includes community features, the ability to create your own avatar, play games related to the firm's tween-focused titles such as Aaron Stone and Phineas and Ferb, a (More info...)

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Interview with Dave Newmark, Bid4Spots On Google, Radio, and more
Yesterday, Google announced that it was shutting down its Google Audio efforts--the search engine giant's efforts to try to sell radio advertising. We happened to be talking at the time with Dave Newmark, CEO of Encino-based Bid4Spots (, about how the firm's reverse auction service for remnant radio was going, and Dave us gave his insights into Google's moves, how it affects his company, as well as an update on how things are going for Bid4Spots.

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Networks In Motion Signs Ericsson
Aliso Viejo-based Networks In Motion, a provider of wireless navigation and mobile search services, said this morning that it has signed an agreement with Ericsson. According to Networks In Motion, it will offer the firm's location-based services for GPS-enabled mobile phones to Ericsson customers. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Networks In Motion develops mobile applications for mobile navigation and local search, and is behind such offerings as Verizon's VZ Navigator, AAA Mobi (More info...)

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Mixed Signals Promotes Two
Los Angeles-based Mixed Signals, which develops equipment used to monitor video on on demand, video network, interactive content, and other video-related streams in cable, broadcast and satellite television networks, said this week it has promoted two executives. According to the firm, it has promoted Steve Liu to its Vice President of Product Management and Business Development, and promoted Terri Allegretto to Director of Marketing and Sales Operations.

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