Friday, December 26, 2014
Five High Tech Gifts We Wish We Had Gotten This Holiday

Did you get all of the high tech gifts you wanted under your Christmas tree, Hanukkah, or your other favorite holiday? Here are five of the gifts--all from Southern California high tech companies--we wish we could have gotten wrapped in a present this year.

1. 3D Robotics X8+ Drone

The X8+ Drone from 3D Robotics is an octo-copter which can haul up to 800 grams--i.e. your GoPro Hero--anywhere you want, for the ultimate aerial p (More info...)

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j2 Global Launches $415M Hostile Bid for Carbonite
Los Angeles-based j2 Global has launched a hostile bid for online storage company Carbonite, and has offered $15.00 per share--or approximately $415M--to buy the company. j2 Global released a letter to Carbonite shareholders earlier this week, offering to pay all cash for the company, which offers up cloud-based data protection for both businesses and individual users. j2 Global had attempted to acquire Carbonite before, in 2012. j2 Global--despite a low profile in the overall high tech sector- (More info...)

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Howard Marks: What I Learned In 2014

It's usually pretty slow from the news front around the holidays, so every year, we feature a few "end of the year"
posts from movers and shakers here in Southern California's tech industry. We'll be featuring a few of these every day through the New Year. Our first post over the holidays is from Howard Marks--who co-founded Activision--and recently founded startup accelerator StartEngine, and who has been very active in encouraging the technology industry in Los Angeles.

What was the mo (More info...)

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