Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Silicon Beach Tech Event
Join the TeleSign team for an exclusive networking event in Santa Monica.

Get a sneak peak of new products, network with industry leaders, and
enjoy fresh food and drinks.

Where: Huntley Hotel, Santa Monica
When: October 24th
Time: 7:00-10:30pm

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Please feel free to contact Caitlin Huey, chuey@telesign.com if you have
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Avalon Ventures Backs Teambox
San Diego-based venture investor Avalon Ventures is the lead investor in a round for a developer of cloud-based, business collaboration software today. According to Teambox, which was founded in Barcelona, Spain, and which is setting up headquarters in Redwood City, it raised $5M in a Series A led by Avalon Ventures, and which also included the Data Collective Fund. The company says it has now raised $7M for the company, including an earlier seed funding. Avalon's Rich Levandov was involved in t (More info...)

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OneRoof Energy Gets New Equity Investment
San Diego-based solar power financing company OneRoof Energy reports this morning that it has received an investment from GDF SUEZ Energy North America. Financial terms of the investment were not announced, hwoever, OneRoof Energy said the deal gives GDF SUEZ a minority position in the company. GDF SUEZ is a major energy company. As part of the deal, OneRoof Energy said it has entered into a joint marketing deal with GSENA, where it will offer its solar leases to homeowners across the country. T (More info...)

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Goldstar Debuts iOS App, Now Over $100M In Revenues
Pasadena-based discount event ticketing service Goldstar announced this morning that it has launched a new, iOS app to help its members discover events and purchase event tickets. The company, which was co-founded and is led by Jim McCarthy, also revealed that the company will have over $100 million in sales this year. Goldstar said the new app includes integration with Apple's Passbook, includes user reviews and event information, search tools, and more. The app is available in the Apple iOS st (More info...)

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Teledyne Acquires Marine Sensor and Engineering Firm
Thousand Oaks-based Teledyne Technologies, the diversified provider of scientific instrumentation, digital imaging products, defense electronics, systems, and other products, said this morning that it has acquired marine engineering firm C.D. Limited (CDL), which is headquartered in Aberdeen, Scotland. Financial details of the buy were not disclosed. Teledyne said that CDL is a supplier of subsea inertial navigation systems and motion sensors for a variety of marine applications. Those sensors a (More info...)

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BeachMint Expands Product Line
Santa Monica-based BeachMint said Monday that it is expanding its product line via its JewelMint web site, with a new collection of jewelry from designer Richard Chai. The company--which runs JewelMint, StyleMint, ShoeMint and intiMINT--said the new products are part of the "JewelMint Studio Series Collection", where it is providing jewelry collections from award winning designers, at its accessible price points. BeachMint's investors include Accel Partners, Anthem Ventures, Goldman Sachs, Light (More info...)

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FreedomPop Links With Telespree
Los Angeles-based FreedomPop, the venture-backed startup which is offering up both free broadband as well as free phone service, said today that it has selected Telespree Communications to provide real-time data services for its 3G/4G LTE smartphones and data devices. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed. Telespree is a provider of mobile services to carriers, including mobile marketing services, seesion monitoring, real-time charging, and more. The two said that FreedomPop is using (More info...)

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DriveCam Wins Wisconsin Trucking Company
San Diego-based fleet management and driver monitoring products provider DriveCam reported a win this morning with trucking operator Veriha Trucking. DriveCam said the Wisconsin-based company will roll out its products to its entire fleet. Size of the deal was not announced. DriveCam's systems use both data and video to help fleet managers better manage their drivers, including monitoring driving behavior and fuel consumption.

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DTS Adds UltraViolet Decoding To PowerDVD
Calabasas-based audio encoding technology provider DTS said today that PowerDVD, the media player from Cyberlink, will support decoding of the DTS-HD format from new UltraViolet Common File Format (CFF) files. CyberLink's PowerDVD player is used to view DVDs, Blu-Ray, and other media. DTS-HD is an audio encoding scheme for 7.1 channel sound. The companies said that PowerDVD already supports DTS-HD encoded on Blu-ray and DVDs, and the new release adds UltraViolet format decoding support. Financia (More info...)

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Hulu Launches Chromecast For iPhone
Los Angeles-based video streaming site Hulu said Monday that it has launched Hulu Plus for Chromecast on the iPhone, giving the ability for users to control video on their Chromecast connected TVs. Hulu had already been offering up Android and iPad support for the app prior to the new release. Chromecast is Google's online video streaming service for connected TVs. According to Hulu, the new support lets users control video and streaming of Hulu Plus content on Chromecast connected TVs from the (More info...)

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