Mon.Nov 07, 2011

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Kevin O’Connor Discusses The Secrets Of Success - Hint: There Are No Secrets

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Thus, I was very excited when Kevin graciously agreed to make an encore appearance via Skype. free weekly Infochachkie articles! work very, very hard.

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Google+ Pages | Businesses and Brands Rejoice

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Only a few weeks ago, Google executives announced Google+ Pages for brands and companies were on the way. If so, leave a link to it in the comments.

Warner Brothers Interactive Cuts Staff In Seattle

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It's unclear if Warner Brothers Interactive had cut any other positions across the company's other locations or at its Burbank headquarters.

Google+ Pages | Businesses and Brands Rejoice

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Only a few weeks ago, Google executives announced Google+ Pages for brands and companies were on the way. If so, leave a link to it in the comments.

Demand Media Increases Revenues, Posts Loss

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the online publishing firm headed by Richard Rosenblatt, announced its third quarter 2011 financial results on Monday, saying that it had a loss from operations of $3.3M, with a rise in revenues to $81.5M. Revenues were up 25 percent compared with Q3 of last year, when it had revenues of $65.4M. READ MORE>>.

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YouMail Adds Investor

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Irvine-based YouMail , the personalized voicemail service firm headed by Alex Quilici, has raised around $355,000 in new funding, adding CrunchFund--the investment fund run by TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington--as a backer. Details of the funding were leaked by TechCrunch, which also said that the Tech Coast Angels ACE Fund participated.

Kline Hawkes Sells Portfolio Firm Vermont Composites

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Los Angeles-based investment firm Vicente Capital Partners said today that it has sold Vermont Composites , a manufacturer of composite aerostructures and advanced composite medical equipment, to Kaman Aerospace Group. Financial terms of the sale were not announced. READ MORE>>.

BlackLine Names CTO

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BlackLine said Newton will be responsible for technology direction on its software. BlackLine has been busy growing its executive ranks in recent months, having also recently hired Charles Best as its CFO earlier this year. READ MORE>>. blackline systems financial close executive

Interview with Tara Weingarten, VroomGirls

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But, it turns out, there are not any automotive sites specifically geared towards women. What is VroomGirls? We're tough to figure out.

Platinum Equity Buys Kodak's Image Sensor Business

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Los Angeles-based private equity firm Platinum Equity has acquired the image sensor business of Kodak , Kodak said Monday. Financial details of the deal were not announced by the firms. Kodak said its Image Sensor Solutions (ISS) business will "sharpen its operational focus" and strengthen its financial position. READ MORE>>.

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Starts Phase I Studies

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San Diego-based ACADIA Pharmaceuticals reported this morning that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has completed its review of the firm's New Drug Application for AM-831, its small molecule for treatment of schizophrenia, and it is advancing to Phase I clinical development. ACADIA said it is working with Meiji Seika Pharma Co.,

Vitesse Adds New Distributor

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Camarillo-based Vitesse Semiconductor said this morning that it has added a new distributor for its products. Vitesse, which develops high speed iCs for the carrier and enterprise networking market, said WPG Americas Inc. will be handling distribution of its complete line of products in the Americas. READ MORE>>.

Mindspeed Gets Win At Mitsubishi Electric

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Newport Beach-based Mindspeed Technologies has scored a design win with Mitsubishi Electric, the firm reported today. The firm said that Mitsubishi is using its Comcerto 1000 customer premises equipment (CPE) processor, as part of a gateway product being used in Japan. Financial impact of the win was not disclosed. READ MORE>>.