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Antenna79 Links Antenna Technology, Smartphone Case
Can you smartphone help improve your phone's wireless coverage? A new, Encinitas-based startup, Antenna79--which says it was started by Qualcomm and LifeProof veterans--has rolled out a new, smartphone case that it says can help users improve the performance of their smartphone's wireless. Antenna79 says its new cases couple a gold plated, embedded antenna with a protective case, and offers up to 2x the signal strength for your phone. The startup--led by David Vigil--claims the devices have been (More info...)

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Everbridge Buys Nixle
Glendale-based Everbridge, the provider of unified and emergency communications services, said Tuesday that it has acquired Nixle, a developer of a software platform used by public safety, government agencies, and others to communicate emergency and other information. Financial terms of the asset deal were not disclosed. Everbridge said it also acquired the team of San Francisco-based Nixle, which had around 7,000 customers in the public safety and government area signed up for its service. Ever (More info...)

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TenOneTen, A-Grade Get Quick Exit As Facebook Buys Wit.ai
Two, local Los Angeles area startup investors have gotten an early--and potentially, very lucrative--exit over at Wit.ai, a Bay Area startup working on natural language processing software and voice recognition technology. Wit.ai said today that it has been acquired by Facebook. Financial terms were not disclosed, however, Wit.ai had only raised $3M in a seed funding in October of 2014, which was led by Andreessen Horowitz, and also included Ignition Partners, NEA, A-Grade, SVAngel, Eric Hahn, A (More info...)

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iDrive Ties Wireless Storage Device Into The Cloud
Los Angeles-based cloud storage and backup service iDrive has rolled out a new product, which combines the convenience of a local, Wi-Fi storage device with the company's cloud storage and backup service. iDrive said its new wireless hard drive, the IDrive Wi-Fi, provides up to 2TB of data storage directly linked to the company's cloud. iDrive said the new device makes it much easier to back up and restore data from the cloud, over a speedy Wi-Fi connection, rather than what can be much slower b (More info...)

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SpaceX Delays ISS Resupply Launch
Hawthorne-based SpaceX scrubbed an attempt this morning to launch another resupply mission to the International Space Station, after encountering some technical issues. SpaceX had hoped to launch its CRS-5 mission to the ISS at 6:20am EST today, but scrubbed the launch about 90 second before it was to depart from the launch pad. SpaceX's next launch window is 5:09 a.m. on Friday from Cape Canaveral, Florida. SpaceX has loaded up its Dragon rocket with 5,200 pounds of supplies and payloads, incl (More info...)

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Zumasys Buys jBASE Database
Irvine-based Zumasys, a developer of cloud computing products for the business market, said today that it has acquired the jBase database product from Temenos. Financial terms of the deal were not announced. jBase is a cloud-based, database product which connects applications built on the Pick operating system with SQL Server, Oracle, and the cloud. Zumasys said the acquisition is the fourth, Pick-related acquisition by the company in recent months; the firm also acquired AccuTerm, MultiValue Da (More info...)

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RealD Names Exec
Los Angeles-based 3D theater projection technology provider RealD said today that it has named Anthony Marcoly as the company's new President, Worldwide Cinema. Marcoly was previously President, Paramount Pictures International, and also spent over 26 years at The Walt Disney Company. His last position at Disney was President, International Theatrical.

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MaxLinear Wins Hitron
Carlsbad-based RF and mixed signal IC provider MaxLinear has scored a design win with telecommunications networking company Hitron Technologies, saying that Hitron is using its chips for a new family of DOCSIS products. MaxLinear said Hitron is using its MxL268 Full-Spectrum Capture (FSC) 32-channel digital cable front-end receiver and the MxL231 programmable gain amplifier (PGA) as part of a new family of products for the cable market. Expected shipment volumes and financial impact of the win w (More info...)

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