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Why Google Fiber? Moat-widening Endeavor & Future of Computing.

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In twenty years, Fiber will be one of Google’s most valuable assets. Google’s vision is the most ambitious of its peers. Value Chain.

Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Elements of Sustainable Companies

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2006 (20) ► December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development. ► October (1) New Video!

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Frank Addantes FounderBlog: "Keep it Simple" - My Golden Rule

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2006 (20) ► December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development. ► October (1) New Video!

Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Startup 1.0: “The Bug Bite” - The Internet Needs a Card Catalogue (I guess that’s a search engine)

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2006 (20) ► December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development. ► October (1) New Video!

9 Technology Innovations Made In The USA

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LED Flashlights by  Maglite : In 2006, Maglite introduced LED illumination into the company’s product portfolio.

Google Shuts Radio Advertising Efforts

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Search engine giant Google said Thursday that it is exiting from the radio advertising business, putting an end into the firm's attempt to leverage its online advertising success into other media. Google entered the radio advertising market with the buy of Newport Beach-based dMarc Broadcasting in January of 2006.

Goodbye dMarc: Google Sells Radio Automation Assets

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Google's foray into the radio automation market has finally ended this morning, as San Francisco-based WideOrbit said it has acquired Google Radio Automation and related products. The sale ends Google's ill-fated foray into radio ads, which it began in January of 2006 with the acquisition of Newport Beach-based dMarc Broadcasting.

Brand Affinity Technologies Raises $7.5M

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Ryan and Chad Steelberg are best known for selling their last big startup, dMarc Broadcasting, to Google in 2006 for what was then worth more than a billion dollars; the two also founded AdForce (sold to CMGi) and 2CAN Media (also sold to CMGi). BAT said it has now raised $34M in funding. READ MORE>>.

Visual Basic Reinvented

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We've been using Google Apps as the basis for developing some very interesting online applications. It's very crude, but interesting to see.

When Should You Allow Exclusivity in Deals?

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Before weighing in on the subject I would point out one thing that should be obvious to many of you – the iPhone was originally launched in 2007 in an exclusive partnership with AT&T and this was vital to both Apple and AT&T and was a hard negotiation throughout 2005 and 2006. Excite, MSN and eventually Google. ” 3.

Brand Affinity Technologies Raises $4.5M

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The Steelbergs are best known for selling dMarc Broadcasting to Google back in 2006, in a deal at the time worth over a billion dollars. Irvine-based Brand Affinity Technologies , the online advertising and celebrity sports endorsements startup headed by Ryan and Chad Steelberg, has raised $4.5M as part of an ongoing, $7.0M

LA Tech Startup Innovators and Fun Facts

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philosophie has worked with some of the world’s biggest names: Google, Nissan, Nintendo, UCLA, and more. Silicon Valley? B2B: Docstoc.

Interview with John Mudge, iBN Sports

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We started with a small, high school, Rancho Santa Margarita Catholic High School, and broadcast their football games, the whole season, in 2006.

Understanding Changes in the Software & Venture Capital Industries

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Not Google. These funds were active back in 2006 when I was raising money for my second company. Rewind. These are very different.

Ten Tech Entrepreneurs Who Are Putting LA on the Map

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Most recently, Rosenblatt cofounded Demand Media, launching in 2006 with $120 million in equity and the acquisition of eHow.com. Main menu.

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Brand Affinity Technologies Buys Printroom's Fan Photography Business

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Brand Affinity Technologies (BAT) was founded by Ryan and Chad Steelberg, who sold their last company, dMarc, to Google in 2006; the two also founded AdForce (sold to CMGi) and 2CAN Media (also sold to CMGi). Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. READ MORE>>.

Interview with Sean Broihier, Fine Art America

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our marketplace, you go to Fine Art America, join, and you get an online profile, much like a Facebook or Google Plus. customers? online.

As Populist as it May Feel, 98% of VCs Aren’t Dumb

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It is true that every few years a fund exits that delivers smashing results because it has Facebook, Google or Twitter in it. Google.

Some Thoughts on Branding Startups and Communities

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ZestCash, founded by Douglas Merrill, former CIO of Google [Hollywood]. Brad Feld visited Los Angeles this past week. hate Silicon Whatever.

Interview with Matthew Goldman, Wallaby

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We spoke with founder Matthew Goldman about the startup. What is Wallaby? What does that look like to a consumer? On average, people have 3.5 Thanks!

Interview: Thorsten von Eicken of RightScale

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Towards the end of 2006 I realized that EC2 was transformative and that people needed help understanding it as well as tools to work it.

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Why The Growth Of The Internet Is Driving EdgeCast's Revenues

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We started the company in the fall of 2006, launched in 2007, and have been offering our services to all kinds of mission critical websites since then.

Memoriam of Steve Jobs

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The trending search item: “pancreatic cancer” reached Google’s rankings at #2 in a span of one night. Steve Jobs 1955-2011.

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Surveying SoCal's M&A Landscape, with David Siemer

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Google and Yahoo aren''t going to buy them, AOL has already made its bet, and your only real path to an exit is an IPO for any kind of liquidity.

Are Business Plans Still Necessary?

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remember going to an Under the Radar conference in 2006 in the heat of the Web 2.0 craze.  wares.  portfolios.  RIP 2.0.  Here’s why. 

Media Temple Accelerates Website Hosting

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Media Temple said the company''s GRID service was originally launched back in 2006. READ MORE>>. cloud hosting mediatemple temple media

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Media Temple Accelerate Website Hosting

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Media Temple said the company''s GRID service was originally launched back in 2006. READ MORE>>. media temple mediatemple hosting cloud

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Entrepreneurs Should be Respected, Not Loved

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Google was n-o-t-h-i-n-g!  We were the game in town. Yes, even Google has to make these tough decisions about where to allocate staff and money.

On Bubbles … And Why We’ll Be Just Fine

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All of that might be true, but the 2006 price might still be over-valued. This post originally ran on TechCrunch. believe that. Fair enough.

Don’t drink your own Kool-Aid (surviving TC50)

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They get paid to say, “Company X is the new FriendFeed&# just 2 days after Google acquires FriendFeed. Yours. million A round.

Frank Addantes FounderBlog: GoogleClick - Who owns your cash register?

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2006 (20) ► December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development. Google made it simple.

Know When to Hold 'Em, Know When to Fold 'Em.

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By 2006, Mr. Boden had established the website as the 3rd largest website in Asia (behind only Google and Yahoo) and as one of the top 100 websites in the world. Thursday, April 26, 2012 -- Know When to Hold 'Em, Know When to Fold 'Em. Meet Patrick Boden, founder of Badongo.com. Badongo had hit the big time.or had it? See [link] (mor

Steelbergs' Brand Affinity Technologies Buys Beeyla

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Ryan and Chad Steelberg sold their last firm, radio adverting technology firm dMarc Broadcasting , to Google in 2006, in a deal which was originally worth over $101M plus up to $1.1 Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Brand Affinity Technologies said the buy will extend its portfolio of endorsement offerings. READ MORE>>.

What the Past Can Tell Us About the Future of Social Networking

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ask microsoft, aol/time warner & google]. Google acquired YouTube for $1.65 They have more page views than even Google. Yahoo!

Get to Know Richard de Silva of Highland Capital

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Google Ad Sense was just getting going.  Since 2006 they have added offices outside of Boston including Menlo Park, Europe, and China.  

How to Get YouTube Views and Become a Professional Content Creator

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Today attention spans flicker in and out of focus every other second, so to maintain a captive audience is a huge feat. Your brain is always working.”

TechZulu Partners with meebo!

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Trending topics are all the rage, Twitter, Google. TechZulu is proud to announce that we are partnering with meebo! Are you interested? 

The first 6 steps to homegrowing basic startup analytics | Futuristic Play by @Andrew_Chen

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This likely means something like Google Analytics , although there is a very large universe of equivalent tools out there as well. Comments.

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Brand Affinity Technologies Gets $20M

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Ryan and Chad Steelberg are best known for their sale of dMarc to Google in 2006. Irvine-based Brand Affinity Technologies , the latest startup headed by Ryan and Chad Steelberg, announced today that it has raised $20M in a Series C funding round. BAT operates a celebrity endorsement and marketing firm. READ MORE>>.

Interview with Vince Bianco, Newsforce

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Vince Bianco: The company has been around since 2006, and we started by launching an SEO tool for press releases for professionals. alone.