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How Serviz Plans To Conquer The Home Services Industry
In a world awash with on-demand startups, Los Angeles-based Serviz ( stands out--not because of the market segment it is tackling, but because it was founded by two, very experienced serial entrepreneurs--Zorik Gordon and Michael Kline. Both Zorik and Michael very successfully took ReachLocal from just a small startup to a large, public company. The two have now turned their attentions to Serviz, which offers up on-demand home services, such as plumbing, electrical, HVAC, and othe (More info...)

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ParkMe Launches Parking App In Orlando
Los Angeles-based parking app developer ParkMe has launched its app in the city of Orlando, Florida, the company said this week, after the City of Orlando installed smart parking meters downtown. ParkMe said that users of its iOS, Android, and Windows Phone apps can access both real time parking availability and mobile payment in downtown Orlando and the areas surrounding Orlando Health.

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Sonos Declares Patent Victory
Santa Barbara-based Sonos, the developer of whole-home music streaming systems, has declared victory in a patent infringement suit, which had been filed against the firm in 2012. Sonos said it has declared victory in a case filed by a "patent troll" in 2012, in what it says was a "major victory" for the company in helping the company and others fight back against "baseless assertions" by patent assertion entities (PAE). The case--filed by Black Hills Media--had been slated to go to trial in June (More info...)

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Tillster, Gimbal Link On Mobile Location Efforts
Los Angeles-based restaurant ordering and marketing software developer Tillster and Gimbal said yesterday they are in a partnership over mobile location-based guest services. According to the two, Tillster will use Gimbal's geofencing and Bluetooth Smart proximity beacons, to help deliver customer location services to Tillsters' clients. Financial details of the link were not announced. Tillster provides mobile restaurant ordering software to quick serve and fast casual restaurants, including Ja (More info...)

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Kareo Partners With Medicfusion
Irvine-based medical office software provider Kareo and electronic health records software developer Medicfusion said Thursday taht the two are in a new, strategic partnership, covering the chiropractic market. According to the two, Medifusion's electronic health records (EHR) software for the chiropractic market will integrate with Kareo's billing, practice management, and marketing tools, specifically for chiropractic offices. Financial details of the link were not announced. Kareo is led by (More info...)

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ViaSat Gets Win In Turkey
Carlsbad-based satellite communications firm ViaSat reported a win in the country of Turkey on Thursday, saying that it has linked with Aydin Yazilim ve Elektronik San. A.S. (AYESAS), a supplier of software to the Turkish Armed Forces. Financial details of the win were not disclosed. ViaSat said it signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to cover exploration of and cooperation with AYESAS, focused on manufacturing of components, software and hardware development and testing, and maintenance a (More info...)

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