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Silicon Beach Heads To SXSW


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Nirvanix: Use Our Storage, Avoid Disk Drive Shortage


Nirvanix contends that users are saving up to 70 percent on storage by shifting it to the cloud, instead of buying expensive disk drives. READ MORE>>.

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Blizzard Entertainment Chops 600


The firm said approximately 90 percent of the cuts would come from departments not related to game development. Blizzard is a unit of Activision.

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Websense Rolls Out New Mobile Security Product


San Diego-based security software developer Websense reported Wednesday that it has launched a new, mobile security product aimed at mobile devices such as iPads, iPhones, and Android. Pricing on the new product was not announced. READ MORE>>. websense mobile security iphone android

Should you sell or is that a ??Sell Out???

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Tuesday, March 6, 2012 -- Should you sell or is that a Sell Out? Acquisition lessons from both sides of the deal. Dealmaker LA. Last year companies like Google, Twitter, Facebook and Salesforce gobbled up a multitude of startups to strengthen their talent and technology strategies. Will the acquisition frenzy continue in 2012? See [link] (more

Report: LegalZoom Nears IPO


Glendale-based LegalZoom , the online legal documents site which was co-founded by Brian Lee and lawyer Robert Shapiro, is reportedly about to file for its IPO, according to a report today. Reuters, citing sources close to the firm, said the filing is expected in coming weeks. Brian Lee now heads up fashion site ShoeDazzle. READ MORE>>.

A Gasoline Guy Comes Clean

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Tuesday, March 6, 2012 -- A Gasoline Guy Comes Clean. Clean Technology Council. Mark Kanitra, President of Kanitra Marketing, will discuss Big Oils business agenda and share his industry insights and experiences developing America's largest gasoline market. Learn why he moved to the world of clean technology. See [link] (more

WD Divests 3.5-inch HDD Assets To Toshiba


Irvine-based Western Digital , the manufacturer of hard disk drives, reported this morning that it has reached an agreement with Toshiba Corporation , to divest certain assets for manufacturing and selling 3.5-inch hard drives. Financial details of the sale were not announced. READ MORE>>.

Los Angeles Startup Ideation Bootcamp

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Tuesday, March 6, 2012 -- The Startup Ideation Bootcamp provides expert advice with real-world practice. The evening begins with talks by leading startup Founders designed to teach you the components of good and bad startup ideas. For example, is your market big enough, is there organic growth potential, and a clear path to profitability?

Yammer Dwarfs Parent Geni In Fundraising Round


In the case of the kid getting much (much) larger than its parent, Yammer , the one time spinout of Los Angeles-based genealogy and family tree website Geni , has now squarely out-raised venture capital than its parent firm, saying Wednesday that it has raised an $85M funding round. Geni is, however, an original investor in Yammer. READ MORE>>.

StockTwits Updates iPhone App


San Diego-based micro messaging service StockTwits , which allows fans of the financial markets to exchange stock tips, interact with others, discuss companies, and more, said this week that it has updated its iPhone app. READ MORE>>. stocktwits micro messaging financial twitter iphone mobile