Dubset Gets Strategic Investment From Rhapsody
MAY 6, 2014
Dubset Media Holdings , a developer of technology used to help DJs monetize their music, and helps identify music for music rights holders--which has offices in Beverly Hills--has scored a strategic round of funding from Rhapsody International. Dubset is led by Bob Barbiere, and has offices in New York, London, and Beverly Hills.
MGM Licenses Content To Amazon
JUNE 13, 2012
MGM is based in Beverly Hills. amazon studios content streaming video prime instantREAD MORE>>.
Why The Next Generation of Online Video Companies Will be Vertical
Both Sides of the Table
JANUARY 13, 2016
Exclusivity is expensive and acquiring content or producing from your own studios isn’t a sure thing. Enter content. Long form.
Myspace Racks Up Registrations
FEBRUARY 13, 2012
Beverly Hills-based > Myspace is claiming growth in its users, saying that it has added over 1 million new signups to the service, after it launched a new Myspace Music Player. myspace music player registration social networking entertainment contentThe new music player was launched in December. READ MORE>>.
STARZ Debuts on Roku
JULY 14, 2016
Beverly Hills-based STARZ is broadening its distribution channels, saying on Wednesday that it has added support for Roku for its existing subscribers. starz roku streaming video movies films film stream content hollywood playerREAD MORE>>.
Tech and Entertainment Have a Home in Silicon Beach
Tech Zulu Event
JUNE 10, 2014
Malibu and Beverly Hills have long been hot neighborhoods for entertainment execs. YouTube is joined by the SoCal outpost for Facebook.
Live Nation Buys Analytics Firm BigChampagne
DECEMBER 15, 2011
BigChampagne was based in Beverly Hills, and was founded by Eric Garland; Garland becomes General Manager of LiveNation.com, and co-founder Joe Fleischer becomes SVP of Content & Product Strategy for LiveNation.com. Financial details of the buy were not disclosed.
Catch Media Lands Investment From Motorola
FEBRUARY 24, 2011
Beverly Hills-based Catch Media , a provider of software used for digital rights management, has scored a strategic funding from Motorola Mobility Ventures , the strategic investment arm of Motorola, the firms said Thursday. Catch Media provides rights registry, tracking, routing, and other technology for digital content.
Vuguru, Stan Lee's POW! Entertainment Tie On Digital Content Deal
OCTOBER 26, 2011
Beverly Hills-based Vuguru , the online digital content production studio run by Michael Eisner, and POW! READ MORE>>.
Mobile Roadie Hits The iPad
MAY 1, 2012
Beverly Hills-based Mobile Roadie , the developer of tools which make it easy for artists and brands to create their own mobile apps, said today that it has launched a new native iPad app platform, along with a self-service mobile website product. mobile roadie ipad development content hollywoodREAD MORE>>.
You Can Own Minecraft Founder Notch's Stuff (In Real Life)
JANUARY 26, 2016
Well, you can--if you are the winner of an auction of some of the contents of the $70 million house he moved into in Beverly Hills. Persson bought the Beverly Hills mansion back in December of 2014, although Persson has complained rather publicly about how becoming a billionaire has made him unhappy. READ MORE>>.
Myspace Sets Entertainment Head
FEBRUARY 16, 2012
Beverly Hills-based Myspace , the online social entertainment site now owned by Specific Media, said this morning that it has named Roger Mincheff as President of Myspace Entertainment. Myspace said that Mincheff will help lead internal production and entertainment efforts, developing original programming and content for the site.
BloomNation's Goal To Empower Your Local Florist, And Improve Flower Delivery
OCTOBER 30, 2013
If you type in flowers in Beverly Hills, you won''t see any organic results for the big businesses. What is BloomNation? Thanks!
LA Startup To Broadcast Live Surgery In VR
JULY 20, 2016
Los Angeles-based GIBLIB , a startup multi-channel-network (MCN) focused on surgery content, said it will be broadcasting a live, public stream of a hernia surgery in virtual reality next week. According to GIBLIB, it will broadcast a 360 degree virtual reality view of a surgery being conducted in Beverly Hills in 4K video.
RealD Files For IPO
APRIL 9, 2010
Beverly Hills-based RealD , which develops 3D technology used in projecting 3D movies, has filed for an IPO, saying in a filing Friday that it is looking to raise up to $200M on the NYSE. Tags: reald merger acquisition content movie hollywood The firm is hoping to list on the exchange as RLD. percent of the firm. percent.
Hasbro, Netflix Team On Kids Programming
APRIL 12, 2013
Financial details of the content deal were not disclosed. hasbro netflix content streaming video hollywood READ MORE>>.
Guarding your Ones and Zeroes - Securing Intellectual Property Rights in Digital Content
SoCal Tech Calendar
AUGUST 21, 2009
Thursday, August 27, 2009 -- Guarding your Ones and Zeroes - Securing Intellectual Property Rights in Digital Content. See [link] (more
Mike Jones On Science Inc.'s First Firms
FEBRUARY 10, 2012
One of those sectors are marketplaces, the other is content and e-commerce. Can you talk about the companies you launched this week? Thanks!
Netflix, NBC Universal Ink Streaming Deal
SEPTEMBER 24, 2010
Beverly Hills-based NBC Universal Domestic Television DIstribution and DVD rental provider Netflix said Friday that they have expanded a license agreement covering streaming of NBC TV shows. Tags: netflix content streaming video television cable hollywood Financial details of the deal were not disclosed.
Actv8 Gets $3.2M
OCTOBER 1, 2012
Beverly Hills-based Actv8 , a developer of mobile applications for Hollywood and the television industry, has raised $3.2M in a funding round, according to a recent regulatory filing by the firm. content television capital venture interactive application mobile actv8Source of the funding and details have not been announced.
Tech Titans Peter Thiel, Matt Jacobson, Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, Mich Mathews, Elon Musk Buy Homes in Los Angeles
OCTOBER 8, 2012
million for a 12,000-square-foot home in Holmby Hills in March. Real Estate Main » Subscriber Content Read Preview. CONTENT.
Total Beauty Gets $800K More
OCTOBER 29, 2009
Beverly Hills-based Total Beauty Media , an online site providing beauty advice, product reviews, and other information, has raised $800,000 more in funding, according to last week's PricewaterhouseCoopers/NVCA MoneyTree report. Tags: total beauty media content venture capital The firm had not disclosed the funding publicly.
Fox Mobile Group Sold By News Corp.
DECEMBER 22, 2010
Beverly Hills- and Berlin, Germany-based Fox Mobile Group , which offers mobile content distribution and mobile entertainment products, has been sold to Jesta Group , Jesta said Wednesday. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Jesta said Fox Mobile Group will become part of Jesta Mobile Holdings. on the sale.
ACTV8.me Wins WSOP
OCTOBER 3, 2012
Beverly Hills-based ACTV8.me , a developer of mobile, interactive applications for the television and entertainment market, announced today that it has linked with Caesars Interactive Entertainment , to produce an application for the World Series of Poker (WSOP). Financial details of the win were not disclosed. READ MORE>>.
2010 State of Evolving Media Address
SoCal Tech Calendar
JANUARY 22, 2010
New media and entertainment lawyer James Nguyen will talk on the latest technology and business trends, key intellectual property issues in the evolving media landscape, and practical tips for negotiating content licenses in the digital age. Presented by the Beverly Hills Bar Association Intellectual Property, Internet and New Media Section.
RealD Sets IPO Pricing Range
JUNE 29, 2010
Beverly Hills-based RealD , which develops 3D projection technology used in the showing of 3D movies, has set its estimated IPO pricing range at between $13.00 and $15.00 per share, according to an updated S-1 by the firm. Tags: reald movie merger acquisition theater hollywood content RealD's IPO is being underwritten by J.P.
State of Evolving Media Address
SoCal Tech Calendar
JANUARY 21, 2011
Thursday, January 27, 2011 -- Beverly Hills Bar Assoc. Lunch - 3rd Annual State of Evolving Media Address. Leading IP and new media lawyer James D. See [link] (more
Voomerang Enters Local Deals Fray
NOVEMBER 11, 2010
Beverly Hills-based Voomerang , a new daily local deals site, has entered into the crowded group and local deals market today, saying it has officially launched its daily deals service. Tags: voomerang local daily deals group buying ecommerce content hollywood sajak wheel fortune The firm is headed by Michael Silber.
RealD Links With Sony, JVC, Samsung, Toshiba, Panasonic, DIRECTV
JANUARY 7, 2010
Beverly Hills-based 3D technology provider RealD said today that it has signed agreements with Sony, JVC, Samsung, Toshiba, Panasonic, and DIRECTV, around support of its RealD format on new, 3D televisions. Tags: reald movie content sony samsung toshiba panasonic READ MORE>>.
RealD Installs In Japan
OCTOBER 28, 2008
Beverly Hills-based RealD, which provides technology for projecting 3D movies, has installed a system in Japan. According to Japanese post-production service provider Q-tec, it installed the first RealD system in Japan. Financial impact of the deal was not disclosed. READ MORE
Another Success For ITVFest! Winners, Panels and More
Tech Zulu Event
AUGUST 9, 2010
Now producers of all stripes expect to deliver their content to a multitude of platforms. Panel: Hardie Tankersley, VP Online Content, Fox.
OVGuide.com Gets $5M
FEBRUARY 18, 2009
Beverly Hills-based OVGuide.com , an online site focused on video discovery and search, disclosed today that the firm has received $5M in funding from Baroda Ventures LLC, the investment firm of former GeoCities founder David Bohnett. Tags: video search ovguide content venture capital READ MORE>>.
RealD Files For Secondary Offering
NOVEMBER 22, 2010
Beverly Hills-based RealD , the developer of 3D movie projection technology, has filed for a secondary offering worth $242.16M. Tags: reald merger acquisition movie projection hollywood content The firm said it is not selling any shares of its common stock, and will not receive any proceeds from the sale. Morgan Securities LLC.,
MySpace Debuts New Site, Logo Plans
OCTOBER 27, 2010
Beverly Hills-based MySpace , the online social networking site, is set to debut a new new site design and logo, the firm said late last night.
OpusData Takes On Movie Data APIs
NOVEMBER 10, 2010
Beverly Hills-based Nash Information Services, the company behind The Numbers , a data information service providing the latest movie industry box office information, said today that it has launched a new service, OpusData. Tags: opusdata software movie cloud service content video hollywood boxoffice READ MORE>>.
RealD Inks Deal With LEGOLAND
NOVEMBER 6, 2008
Beverly Hills-based RealD, a developer of 3D projection technology for the movie industry, said today that it has inked an agreement with LEGOLAND California for a new feature. The attractions will include 3D technology combined with environmental elements like wind and water, along with a new film. READ MORE
RealD, Marchon In Eyewear Deal
JULY 13, 2010
Beverly Hills-based RealD , the developer of 3D movie technology, and eyewear maker Marchon Eyewear announced this morning that the two are in a licensing agreement. Tags: reald marchon eyewear movie theater content According to the companies, Marchon will use the RealD brand for sales of a new line of 3D eyewear, Marchon3D.
Bing Focuses On Entertainment With New Features
JUNE 23, 2010
Microsoft's search engine, Bing , is enhancing its searches for an area of interest to lots of Southern California firms--entertainment and media content. The search engine said one of the biggest investments is in entertainment, particularly navigating and finding what you are looking for from content on the web.
Interview with Bruce Nash, OpusData
DECEMBER 1, 2010
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Interview with Zac Brandenberg, Meteor Games
SEPTEMBER 7, 2010
We've also wanted to be able to develop more detailed, more content driven games, which was what the company wanted to do. Thanks! READ MORE>>.