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Lawmakers Look To Undermine Amazon Effort
In the aftermath of the June move by California to tax and other out-of-state, online retailers, legislators are apparently looking to implement an "urgency bill" which would nullify's efforts to organize a referendum on the issue. According to a report from the Los Angeles Times, lawmakers are in the midst of a bill which would effectively prevent a referendum on the sales tax. has been in the midst of organizing a California referendum to overturn the sales tax (More info...)

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Miva Merchant Buys Instructional Video Site
San Diego-based Miva Merchant, the provider of e-commerce software, said this morning that it has acquired, a website featuring videos about Miva's own e-commerce software. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Miva Merchant said it acquired the site from founder and owner Chuck Lasker. The company said Lasker will continue creating videos for the tutorial site.

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RealD, Disney In Lion King 3D Glasses Promotion
Los Angeles-based 3D movie technology provider RealD, and Walt Disney Pictures said today that the two are in an effort to provide limited edition 3D glasses in conjunction with the 3D release of "The Lion King". The two said they are providing kids' 3D glasses with a Simba theme, which will be distributed at theaters for free with purchase of a child's ticket. RealD is a provider of 3D movie projection equipment, and associated 3D eyewear. Financial details of the promotion deal between the two (More info...)

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Quest Software, Quantum Tie On VMware Backup
Aliso Viejo-based Quest Software said Thursday that it has certified its vRanger VMware backup software with Quantum. According to Quest, its VMware backup software now works with Quantum's DXi Series deduplication appliances. Quantum's appliances are used to reduce network traffic over WaN links; Quest siad the move will help its customer automate backups across those WANs, reducing the amount of bandwidth needed for those backups.

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TriNet - Ambitions Realized
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CheckAlt Payment Solutions
CheckAlt Payment Solutions is a payment processing company providing Check21 services allowing businesses nationwide to utilize its eCheck and patented Remote Desktop Capture (RDC) systems to improve their top and bottom lines. The CheckAlt eCheck is the "email a check" solution that allows businesses from merchants and property managers to universities and non-profits to maximize cash flow and accounting accuracy.

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Siemer & Associates Publishes Q2 2011 Exit Report - Download Today
Siemer & Associates, the merchant bank serving the digital media, software, and technology industry, has published its Q2 2011 Exit Report.

The report provides an in-depth review of M&A activity and public company
valuation metrics in the digital media and software industries during the second quarter of 2011.

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Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth: Winner of the ACG NY Champions Award
The M&A Advisor and ACG New York has awarded Stradling Yocca Carlson &
Rauth, along with Marlin & Associates, for Strategic Acquisition of
the Year, in the sale of iSuppli Corporation to IHS, Inc.

An independent body of experts, who represent a cross-section of the
middle market industry, judged the finalists' deals, deal makers and

"The ACG New York Champion's Awards winners represent the best of M&A
in the New York area in 2011, and Stradling earned these honors by
distinguishing themselves in a group of very impressive finalists,"
said Roger Aguinaldo, CEO of the M&A Advisor. "Despite the continued
challenging economic conditions, Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth has
demonstrated that perseverance and performance lead to success in this

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