Friday, October 7, 2016
The 31st Annual 2016 ISSA SoCal Security Symposium - 10/13/2016
The 31st Annual 2016
ISSA SoCal Security Symposium
From the Basement to the Board Room

October 13th, 2016 7:30am – 5:30pm

The SoCal Security Symposium features over 40 sponsor exhibits and several industry experts discussing current security issues such as eDiscovery, cloud security, threat vectors, mobile security, and much more. There will be giveaways and prizes! This conference will provide tremendous networking opportunities. You’ll come away with advice and knowledge you can start applying to your environment immediately. Your registration will include your breakfast, lunch, ice cream social, CPE credits (8) and entrance into the conference sessions and exhibit area.

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Vcorp Services Acquired By Wolters Kluwer
Los Angeles- and New York-based Vcorp Services, the provider of business formation and other corporate legal services, has been acquired by Wolters Kluwer Governance, Risk & Compliance, a Netherlands-based provider of risk and compliance services. Financial details of the acquisition were not announced. Wolters Kluwer said the acquisition will help strengthen its existing portfolio of legal and compliance products and services. VCorp services was founded in 2003, and was led by Isaac Muller; th (More info...)

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Alteryx Tries Its Hand At Election Politics Prediction
Irvine-based data analytics software developer Alteryx is trying its hand at election predictions, saying on Friday that it has started offering up detailed, local predictions for the presidential elections, drawing on data collected via SurveyMonkey. The company said it is combining such information as age, education, income and race, plus micro targeted survey information, to make "hyper-local" predictions of the race. The company said it is hoping to deliver--in only a few clicks--information (More info...)

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Jam City Hires Two, Including Ex Second Life CEO
Los Angeles-based mobile gaming developer Jam City is announcing this morning that it has hired two executives to the firm, including the former CEO of Linden Lab, the creator of the Second Life virtual world. According to Jam City, it has named Rod Humble as General Manager of Jam City's San Francisco studio, and also hired Los Angeles technology lawyer Robert Zakari as its General Counsel and EVP of Corporate Development. Zakari was previously General Counsel and EVP of The Lucky Group, and al (More info...)

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Techstars Launching Another LA Accelerator, Focused On Music
Startup accelerator program operator Techstars is opening up yet another startup accelerator in Los Angeles, focused--appropriately enough--on music. Techstars disclosed this week that the new accelerator, which will run for three months starting in February, will be led by former Twitter Music head Bob Moczydlowsky. The backers of the new accelerator include Sony Music Entertainment, Warner Music Group, Sonos, Harmonix Music Systems, Bill Silva Entertainment, QPrime, Silva Artist Management, an (More info...)

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Rinse Buys The Remains Of Washio
On demand, laundry service Rinse disclosed today that it has acquired the assets of now defunct, on-demand laundry competitor Washio. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Washio had also provided its services in Los Angeles, in addition to Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, Oakland, New York, and Washington DC. Both Washio and Rinse have been backed by various Los Angeles investors, with Washio's backers including Ashton Kutcher, and Rinse having the backing of CAA Ventures and Ar (More info...)

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Comcast Launches New Business Venture Centered On Semtech's Wireless Technology
Cable provider Comcast booted up a new trial business venture this week, aimed at the Internet-of-Things market, based on the low power wireless networking technology developed by Camarillo-based Semtech, the company said this week. Comcast said its new machineQ business will focus on building business-to-business solutions and a platform for the Internet-of-Things, allowing its partners to gather, transmit, and analyze data from connected devices distributed throughout their organizations. The (More info...)

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DTS Acquires Arctic Palm
Calabasas-based audio technology developer DTS said Thursday that it has acquired Arctic Palm Technology, a developer of broadcast radio technology. Financial terms of the acquisition deal were not announced. Arctic Palm wa founded in 1997, and is based in London, Ontario, Canada. The company has more than 2,700 stations as customers, according to DTS, including NPR, Entercom, Townsquare, Saga, Cumulus, Bell Media, CBC and Corus. DTS is led by Jon Kirchner. Arctic Palm was founded and is led by (More info...)

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Lionsgate Taps OUYA Founder Uhrman As Streaming Media GM
Santa Monica-based entertainment studio Lionsgate said on Thursday that it has named Julie Uhrman to the position of Executive Vice President & General Manager of Lionsgate Over-The-Top (OTT) Ventures, the company's streaming media service. Uhrman was previously Head of Platform Business Development at Jaunt,and was the founder and CEO of Android game controller developer OUYA. Uhrman also has served at IGN Entertainment and Vivendi Universal. Lionsgate said Uhrman will spearhead continued rollo (More info...)

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TeleSign Adds Machine Learning For Fraud Scoring
Los Angeles-based TeleSign, which powers the phone-based verification and authentication systems of many top tier Internet e-commerce and web services providers, said on Thursday that it has begun using machine learning in its fraud intelligence software, TeleSign Score. TeleSign Score provides a reputational scoring based on a user's phone number and other information, and is accessed via an API. TeleSign says its API offers up reputational scoring of users, based on phone number intelligence, (More info...)

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Turtle Beach Launches VR Gaming Headset
San Diego-based Turtle Beach, which develops consumer focused audio products, says it is launching a new gaming headset, specifically aimed at the virtual reality gaming market. Turtle Beach said its new Stealth 350VR gaming headset includes amplified audio, 50mm over-the-ear speakers, bass boost featuers, and more. The new headset has a MSRP of $79.95. Turtle Beach said its new product was specifically built for virtual reality games, and will be available this Sunday.

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Technical Connections - Connecting Tech Talent with Premier Clients in SoCal
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