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Frost Data Capital Backs Maana For Big Data Search
San Juan Capistrano-based Frost Data Capital, the investment and incubation effort led by Stuart Frost, has backed Maana, the developer of a big data search engine technology. Maana said Wednesday that it raised $14M in a funding round, which came from Chevron Technology Ventures, ConocoPhillips Technology Ventures, Frost Data Capital, GE Ventures, and Intel Capital. Maana is based in Silicon Valley. The investment is somewhat unusual, in that Frost has generally been investing in companies it (More info...)

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TrueCar Sued By California Car Dealers
Santa Monica-based TrueCar has been sued by a group of California car dealers, via the California New Car Dealers Association, which alleges that the auto buying site is noncompliance with California's laws regarding dealer licensing. The California New Car Dealers Association says that TrueCar is acting as a dealer and broker of new cars, and that as a result it is violating California law. The group said that both consumers and new car dealers are not being protected because TrueCar does not h (More info...)

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Ixia Partners On Automotive Networking Testing
Calabasas-based network measurement equipment and software developer Ixia is in a partnership to provide Ethernet validation and conformance testing for the automotive industry, according to the company. Ixia said it has partnered with C&S Group on the effort to safeguard, validate, and optimize automotive Ethernet communications. Ixia said that Ethernet networking is quickly becoming the standard being used for in-vehicle communications. C&S Group is based in Germany, and provides interoperabil (More info...)

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Kofax Wins $1.2M Deal
Irvine-based Kofax reported a $1.2M win Wednesday with a global engineering, architecture, and environmental firm. The name of the customer was not disclosed. Kofax aid its customer is using its products to automate it human resources onboarding and change request processes, and will modernize its accounts payable processing and handling of more than 140,000 invoices per year. Kofax develops document management software which is used to capture and digitize paperwork and handle business processe (More info...)

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Sonos Expands In Seattle
Santa Barbara-based Sonos is expanding its footprint, saying that it is opening up a new office in Seattle, Washington. Sonos said the new office will let it tap into both music and technology talent in the Pacific Northwest. The company now has offices in Santa Barbara, Boston, Seattle, The Netherlands, France, Germany, Denmark, The United Kingdom, and China. Sonos develops popular whole-home, audio streaming systems.

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KeyInfo, Wilcon:Fiber Ring Connectivity For LA and Ventura County
Key Information Systems, Inc. (KeyInfo), a leading cloud and infrastructure provider offering integrated solutions to enterprises, has announced the launch of its dedicated fiber ring built in partnership with Wilcon, the premier West Coast provider of private fiber optic networks. The KeyInfo fiber ring brings high-speed, private connectivity to businesses in Los Angeles and Ventura Counties. Because of its characteristic high security, fiber is an ideal choice for industries with highly regulated or sensitive data requirements. Organizations in the healthcare, financial, retail and government verticals can depend on Wilcon’s absolute physical layer security to protect the data in transit.

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