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Lynda.com Gets Award For Job Creation

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Lynda.com's online site offers up instructional courses on everything from software like Photoshop to Wordpress, and Excel to AutoCAD. magazine.

Malauzai Software Gets $6.5M More For Banking Apps

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Malauzai Software , a developer mobile banking apps for community financial institutions which has a number of its top executives located in Los Angeles, said this week that it has raised $6.5M in a Series C funding ronud. malauzai business banking software mobile bank community financial vons credit union creditunion venture capital

Spotlight Sees Growth At New HQ

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The firm is in a 3,365 square foot office in Calabasas. Spotlight's software is used to automate corporate ticket management by corporations.

Ixia Ties With Security Software Provider

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Calabasas-based network testing products developer Ixia said Wednesday that it has linked with log and security information and event analysis provider LogRhythm , to develop a network security incident remediation product. READ MORE>>. ixia security network threat testing siem

Spotlight Ticket Management Adds Sacramento Kings

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Spotlight Bolsters Board

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Spotlight's software is used by companies to manage their sports and entertainment tickets, suites, and hospitality assets. READ MORE>>.

FaceCake Gets Funding For Virtual Dressing Rooms

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Calabasas-based FaceCake Marketing Technologies , a developer of 3-D, virtual dressing room technology, has raised a round of funding from XG Ventures, a Silicon Valley venture firm whose founders are former Google execs. marketing retail software fashion capital venture room dressing virtual facebookREAD MORE>>.

Spotlight Names Marketing Chief

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Dym has previously been CMO of OpSource, and also served at AXIS-One, SiteSmith, Tribal Voice and ParcPlace Systems. READ MORE>>.

Ixia Adds Hyper-V, VMware vSS Support To Private Cloud Monitoring Tool

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Calabasas-based networking testing software and hardware provider Ixia has added private cloud support to its CloudLens testing product, saying it has added support for both Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware vNetwork Standard Switch (vSS) in the product. READ MORE>>.

SpotlightTMS Signs Denver Broncos

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Calabasas-based SpotlightTMS , the developer of software-as-a-service used by executive suite holders at sporting venues with managing their tickets, is continuing to expand its partner list, saying today that it has linked with the Denver Broncos. Financial details behind the deal were not disclosed. READ MORE>>.

Malauzai Lands $1.3M For Mobile Banking

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Calabasas-based Malauzai , a new startup focused on mobile banking applications, has raised $1.3M in a funding round, according to a regulatory filing by the firm today. The firm's board includes executives from Digital Insight, the local online banking software firm acquired in 2006 by Intuit.

What Lynda.com Plans To With Its $103M Funding, with Eric Robison

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We've also got a facility in Calabasas which we're just finishing renovating. Tell us a bit on the investment? Thanks! READ MORE>>.

Ixia Spins New Partner Program

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Calabasas-based Ixia , the developer of network testing hardware and software, said it has launched a new partner program. ixia partner network hardware software testing analysisREAD MORE>>.

Ixia Expands Distribution Channel

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Calabasas-based network testing equipment and software developer Ixia says it has reached a new distribution deal, with Arrow Electronics , to distribute its line of products in North America. ixia distribution network testing channel softwareREAD MORE>>.

Emergent Partners With Audio Software Firm

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Calabasas-based video game software developer Emergent disclosed this morning that the firm is in a partnership with Audiokinetic, a developer of audio authoring tools. Tags: emergent games audiokinetic audio design software Financial terms of the partnership were not disclosed. READ MORE>>.

SpotlightTMS Snags Toronto Maple Leafs

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SpotlightTMS said that Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd. Financial details of the win were not disclosed. READ MORE>>.

Ixia Shuffles Sales Execs

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Calabasas-based Ixia is in the midst of a sales team shuffle, saying in its quarterly report that it is naming Patti Key as Senior Vice President, Global Sales, with current sales VP Hans-Peter Klaey leaving the company. ixia network testing hardware software executive patti hans-peter klaeyREAD MORE>>.

Ixia Wins NoviFlow

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Calabasas-based network testing software and hardware developer Ixia reports this morning that its products hvae been selected by NoviFlow, to validate performance of that company's Software Defined Networking (SDN) switches. ixia noviflow network testing software hardwareFinancial impact of the win was not announced.

BlackLine Planning Big Hiring Boost

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BlackLine Systems , the developer of financial close software headed by Therese Tucker, is planning a big hiring boost this, expecting to hire more than 50 more employees this year on top of an existing 75 people working at the company. BlackLine was previously located up the street in Calabasas. READ MORE>>.

Emergent Game Technologies Launches New Software

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Calabasas-based Emergent Game Technologies , the software developer behind the popular Gamebryo game engine, said today that it has launched a new product focused on rapid prototyping and development of game titles. Tags: xbox playstation game software emergent technologies READ MORE>>.

Ten Of The Top Tech Companies For Employees In LA

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OpenX is profitable, and its ad serving software dominant among online publishers. Deploying software in the cloud? Demand Media. OpenX.

Spotlight Ticket Management Adds Home Depot Center

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Spotlight said its software can be used by those corporate suite holders to manage their ticket inventories, distribute tickets, and more.

Ixia Wins University of Texas

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Calabasas-based network testing equipment and software developer Ixia is reporting a win with the University of Texas at Austin this morning, saying that its products have been selected to provide end-to-end network visibility in a security effort at the school. ixia university texas network testing visibility software customer

SpotlightTMS Adds Advisor

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DTS Links With Ultra HD Blu-Ray Tool Developer

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Calabasas-based DTS , the developer of surround sound and other sound processing technology, said today taht it has linked with Ultra HD Blu-Ray production tool developer Jargon Technologies , to include the DTS:X Encoder and DTS BD Digital Bridge Tool Suite with Jargon's Blu-Ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray authoring software. READ MORE>>.

Ixia Buys BreakingPoint Systems

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Calabasas-based Ixia , the developer of network testing equipment and software, announced this morning that it is in a definitive agreement to acquire BreakingPoint Systems , a developer of security testing tools. The deal is worth $160M in cash. BreakingPoint was venture backed by Austin Ventures and Genesis Inventions. READ MORE>>.

Interview with Gary Bishop, Network Automation

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Ironically, I used to pass their offices every day commuting from the Palisades to Calabasas, where I was running Sungard Treasury Systems.

Ixia Gets Customer Win With Mellanox

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Calabasas-based Ixia , the manufacturer and developer of network testing hardware and software, reported a win Tuesday at Infiniband and Ethernet networking equipment maker Mellanox. ixia network testing equipment software mellanox 100gbe infinibandFinancial impact of the win was not announced. READ MORE>>.

Ixia Names New CFO

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Calabasas-based Ixia , the network testing hardware and software developer, said Tuesday that it has named Brent Novak as its new Chief Financial Officer. ixia executive brent novak hardware testing network software Novak has been Ixia''s VP of Finance since 2006, and was appointed acting CFO of the company in March.

Ixia Acquires VeriWave

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Calabasas-based Ixia , the provider of network testing equipment and software, said earlier this week that it has acquired VeriWave , a provider of wireless testing devices. Financial terms of the acquisition were not announced. VeriWave is a provider of wireless LAN and Wi-Fi performance testing equipment. READ MORE>>.

SpotlightTMS Rolls Out On AppExchange

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Ixia Wins Dell

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Calabasas-based Ixia , the developer of IP network testing equipment, reported Monday that its products were selected for testing efforts at Dell. Ixia's various software and hardware products are used for testing of network devices. Financial impact of the win was not disclosed. READ MORE>>. ixia dell network testing

Ixia Expands Board

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Calabasas-based Ixia , which provides network and application performance testing hardware and software, said Tuesday that it has expanded its board of directors. ixia board executive performance testing hardware software cepheidREAD MORE>>.

TicketManager Gets $20M

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Calabasas-based TicketManager , the developer of entertainment and sports ticket management software, said Thursday morning that it has raised $20M in a Series B funding round. capital venture saas cloud software brands ticketing luxury suite management ticket spotlight spotlighttms ticketmanagerREAD MORE>>.

Ixia Signs Reseller

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Calabasas-based a href="[link] said Thursday that it has signed on a new reseller, Adaptive Integration , to offer up its application performance and security products. Ixia is a developer of hardware and software used for networking testing and monitoring. Adaptive Integration offers up its services in the western U.S. READ MORE>>.

Spotlight Wins Cincinnati Bengals

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Spotlight is venture backed by Point Judith Capital, and headed by StubHub vets Joe Greiner, Tony Knopp, and Aric Haut. READ MORE>>.

Ixia Targets LTE Testing

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Calabasas-based network testing equipment developer Ixia said today that it is targeting the LTE testing market, with its Ixia IxLoad product. Ixia develops a wide range of network testing software and hardware products. READ MORE>>. ixia wireless testing network equipment hardware ixload

DTS Wins Panasonic TV Designs

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Calabasas-based audio technology developer DTS said Wednesday evening that its audio decoding technology will be used in a line of new televisions from Panasonic. panasonic software television audio hardwareFinancial details of the win were not disclosed. DTS is a developer of surround sound and other audio decoding technology.

SpotlightTMS Wins American Airlines Center

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Calabasas-based SpotlightTMS , the startup providing software to manage sports and entertainment tickets and seats owned by corporations, has signed on another event venue, the company said this week. SpotlightTMS develops software used to analyze and manage allocation of tickets to events at venues, particularly for corporate suites.

Venture Capital Totals $603.2M In Southern California In Q3

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The largest deals for Los Angeles were Coda Automotive in Santa Monica, which raised $40.375M, KYTHERA Biopharmaceuticals in Calabasas, which raised $37.425M, and JustFabulous in El Segundo, which raised $33.1M. In terms of industries, Software gained the most investments with a total of $165.7M invested in Orange County. deals.