Thursday, May 5, 2016
TechCXO - Los Angeles
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UberMedia's New Product Ties Your Ad Views To Your Local Shopping
Pasadena-based mobile ad measurement platform developer UberMedia, one of the companies out of Idealab, has released a new, mobile attribution product that tracks cross-media advertisement and correlates that to foot traffic in stores. According to UberMedia, the new product, Cross-Media Location Visit Measurement (xLVR), helps marketers figure out which ads--desktop display ads, video, mobile, social, search, and so on--actually are triggering consumer shopping in retail stores. UberMedia said (More info...)

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Appetize Links With FreedomPay For Secure POS Payments
Los Angeles-based point-of-sale tablet provider Appetize said today that it has linked up with payment gateway provider FreedomPay, to offer up PCI-validated, encrypted payment protection for its customers. Appetize develops cloud-based, point-of-sale (POS) systems which is used in the sports and entertainment, parking, leisure and education markets. FreedomPay offers up a payment gateway which runs on Appetize's Android-based tablet software, and eventually will also be rolled out on iOS. Appet (More info...)

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Drizly Expands To San Diego
On-demand, alcohol delivery startup Drizly said this morning that it has expanded its service to San Diego, offering up delivery of beer, wine, and spirits to users across the Gaslamp, Hillcrest, La Jolla, Little Italy, Mission Beach, North Park, Ocean Beach, Old Town, Pacific Beach and Torrey Pines neighborhoods. The company--which has been in Orange County since last year--says the expansion comes in partnership with local companies Quality Market and Chip's Liquor. Drizly's smartphone- and de (More info...)

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Tinder Tops 1M Paid Users
Los Angeles-based dating app developer Tinder has just topped 1 million paid users, and has been driving "exceptional growth" for its parent company, Match Group. According to Match, is saw a 24 percent increase in revenue growth in its dating segment, which includes Tinder, PlentyofFish, Meetic, and Match. Overall, Match Group said it saw a 21 percent increase in revenues for its Q1.

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Teledyne Sells Printed Circuit Board Unit
Thousand Oaks-based Teledyne announced this morning that it is selling off its printed circuit board business, Teledyne PCT, to FTG Circuits. The deal is worth $9.3M in cash. According to Teledyne, Teledyne PCT has generated $15.0 to $20.0M in annual revenues for each of the last three years. Teledyne PCT develops rigid-flex printed circuit boards and assemblies, used in the defense, aerospace, and oil and gas industries. Teledyne said the sale will help it continue to focus on "high-technology, (More info...)

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AirMap Launches iOS App For Drone Operators
Santa Monica-based AirMap, which provides airspace information and services for unmanned aircraft operators, has released a new, iOS app, which lets operators access a wealth of information about airports, airspace advisories, and more. According to AirMap, the new software, which runs on both iOS and Apple Watch, both recreational and commercial drone operators can see low-altitude airspace advisories, create flights, file digital flight notices to over 80 airports, manage unmanned aircraft, an (More info...)

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Lightcrest Rolls Out Hybrid Cloud Service
Los Angeles-based Lightcrest, a provider of cloud computing software, said it has rolled out a new, hybrid cloud computing platform it calls Kahu. According to the company, its Kahu Compute Fabric provides both a hardware and software stack, which it says is more efficient than both public cloud and virtualization products, and lets users manage their compute, storage, and networking, including through a REST API. Pricing on licensing of its platform--which includes both hardware and software--w (More info...)

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Clear Capital Advisors Advisors Advises Extrameasures
Clear Capital Advisors is pleased to announce that it has served as
exclusive financial advisor to extrameasures in its sale to Blackhawk
Network (NYSE: HAWK). On March 31, 2016 Blackhawk Network, a leading
prepaid and payments network, announced it has acquired extrameasures,
a prepaid consumer promotions and incentives company. Through its
customized rebate programs, extrameasures offers Visa prepaid cards
and private label merchant-specific reward and gift cards with a
proprietary platform to help businesses drive consumer acquisition,
engagement and loyalty.


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