Monday, April 16, 2012
Zillow Plans Jobs, New Office In Orange County
Real estate website Zillow, known for its "Zillow Zestimate" home valuation tool and other related real estate services, is planning to open a new office in Orange County, and also plans to ramp up hiring in the new office. According to Zillow, it plans to open a new office at 2600 Michelson Dr. later this summer, where it will be hiring sales people with experience in Internet marketing and software. Seattle-based Zillow said that it will also be moving the staff of Diverse Solutions, a company (More info...)

posted on Monday, April 16, 2012(Full story)

Nukona Acquired By Symantec
San Diego-based Nukona, a developer of mobile application management software, has been acquired by security software giant Symantec. Symantec said it completed the acquisition this morning. The deal had originally been announced in April. Symantec said that Nukona will bolster Symantec's enterprise mobility software portfolio. Nukona had been founded by Chris Perrett, Jeff Enderwick, and Brad Murdoch. The company was backed by Citrix and angel investors.

posted on Monday, April 16, 2012(Full story)

MGM In Deal With YouTube
A new content distribution deal between Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and YouTube, announced over the weekend, will bring over 600 new titles for rent to YouTube and Google Play, the two firm said Sunday. YouTube and MGM said that the deal will bring such titles as "Terminator", "Robocop", and "Rocky" to both YouTube and Google's recently renamed Android app and content marketplace. YouTube said it now has five of the six major studios offering up their movies for rent on the two services. No financial or (More info...)

posted on Monday, April 16, 2012(Full story)

Active Storage Names Engineering VP
Torrance-based Active Storage, the developer of RAID storage systems aimed at the Apple and creative industry, said this morning that it has named Venkat Ramakrishnan as its new Vice President of Engineering. Ramakrishnan was most recently at Promise Technology, and also has served at Cisco and IBM. Active Storage, which is currently headed by Steve Rizzone, develops RAID storage devices particularly targeted at the media industry; the firm's products are particularly geared toward the Apple mar (More info...)

posted on Monday, April 16, 2012(Full story) Adds Live Chat Feature
Santa Monica-based, the online auto information web site, said this morning that it has enhanced its site, adding a new online chat feature on the site. said the online chat allows participating dealers on the site to answer questions about inventory, pricing, and to gain other information about new and used vehicles. said it is tapping Contact At Once! for the service. Financial details between the firms was not disclosed. said it will offer the l (More info...)

posted on Monday, April 16, 2012(Full story)

TowerJazz To Supply Chips To Samsung, LG
TowerJazz, the semiconductor foundry firm which has major operations in Newport Beach, reported today that it is in mass production of a full digital, audio amplifier for the LCD slim TV market and manufacturers Samsung and LG. TowerJazz said the audio amplifiers are being manufactured for NeoFidelity, which is using TowerJazz's 0.13-micron manufacturing technology. Shipment volumes and financial impact of the deal were not announced. TowerJazz is a manufacturer of integrated circuits, providing (More info...)

posted on Monday, April 16, 2012(Full story)

Broadcom Adds New 10GBASE-T PHY
Irvine-based semiconductor maker Broadcom announced this morning that it has shipped a new line of 10GBASE-T PHYs this morning. The chips--used for 10GB Ethernet switches, server adapters, and LAN on Motherboard (LOM) applications--are pin compatible with Broadcom's earlier devices, but consume 50 percent less power than its earlier line. Broadcom said the new chips will help data centers reduce their power costs and carbon footprint. Broadcom's chips are designed into 10 Gigabit Ethernet switch (More info...)

posted on Monday, April 16, 2012(Full story)

WD Ships Speedy 1TB Drive
Irvine-based Western Digital said this morning that it is shipping a new, 1TB hard drive, the VelociRaptor 1 TB, aimed at high performance PCs and workstations. The firm said the new 10,000 RPM SATA hard drive is aimed at applications such as video editing and digital content creation and management. The new product lists at $319.99, and there are also 500GB and 250GB versions of the hard drive available.

posted on Monday, April 16, 2012(Full story)

Free Webcast: Heath Care Reform Compliance Update
Date: Thursday, April 19, 2012
Time: 10 - 11 a.m. PT / 1 - 2 p.m. ET

This webinar features Dave Sanders, a member of Aon Hewitt's Health and Benefits Legal practice, who will give a high level overview regarding recent health care reform legal arguments heard by the Supreme Court in March as well as future legislation and regulatory initiatives in the works. Our discussion will focus on the following topics:

* Health care reform legal update. Find out what's at stake for employers regarding the current Supreme Court legal arguments.

* Affordable Care Act and other legislative activity timeline through 2014. Learn how new legislation and regulatory initiatives will affect your health care costs.

* Regulatory implementation. Understand what actions must be taken to address regulations including W-2 reporting, claims and appeals, benefits and coverage, and more.

Register now to reserve your space. All participants will receive a solution brief outlining the topics covered by Mr. Sanders.

Safire Partners Executive Search
Safire Partners has completed 150+ retained executive searches since 2006
working with emerging businesses in digital media, Internet, eCommerce,
software and clean technology across Southern California. Please visit
our website to see an updated list of our clients and searches completed
at We are always interested in
meeting new candidates and potential clients, so feel free to email our
Managing Partner, Todd Gitlin at We can also always be a
friendly source for investor introductions and general market /
compensation intelligence.

Binary Pulse Technology Marketing. We Create Demand.
Binary Pulse Technology Marketing
We Create Demand for California's Technology Companies

For more than ten years, dozens of Southern California's industry-leading
tech firms have turned to Binary Pulse for their demand-generating
strategies and programs.

Our services include:

-- Demand Generation Planning and Execution
-- Channel Program Development
-- Lead Capture and Management
-- Web Site Development & Search Engine Marketing
-- Corporate and Product Branding
-- Online Integration Strategies
-- Reseller Recruitment
-- Multimedia Presentations
-- Social Media Marketing

Please visit us at
to learn more or give us a call at 949-336-7400.

Siemer & Associates
Siemer & Associates LLC is the global merchant bank serving the digital
media, software and technology industry.

Ventura Ventures Technology Center (V2TC) - Business Incubator
The Ventura Ventures Technology Center (V2TC) is a high-tech business incubator located in downtown Ventura, CA. V2TC offers a creative environment where high-tech start-ups and entrepreneurs can network, brainstorm, and grow their business. Work-spaces are affordable, flexible and scalable in order to allow companies the ability to manage their growth effectively and efficiently.

Learn more at

Sponsored By


Recent Interviews

Browse Issues