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Postcard on the Run Links With Hotel Group

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Lucia and Zihuatanejo, it has linked with PostCard on the Run to offer up the service via the hotel company's own mobile iPhone app, MyViceroy.

Marketing Me: Strategies for Success

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Tuesday, April 17, 2012 -- Marketing Me: Strategies for Success. Broads Circle. Join us for this hands-on workshop to create your strategy for success. Our keynote speaker will provide an update on the status of women in the workplace and valuable advice on overcoming obstacles. See [link] (more

Punchcard Launches Business Analytics Product

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Pasadena-based Punchcard , the Idealab startup developing mobile apps to encourage customer loyalty at retail businesses, announced today that it has launched a new product, Punchcard for Business. Pricing on the new product was not disclosed. The firm's apps run on both Android and iPhone. READ MORE>>.

Social Media School

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Tuesday, April 17, 2012 -- Social Media School. Social Media School is in session. This is the beginners class. We will teach you how to maximize Twitter, Facebook, Google Reader, Pinterest, Evernote, Tumblr and all emerging platforms in your personal and professional life. Laptop is required. This will be an interactive and working class.

Insights and Opinions: The Key to Success with Angel Investors

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What's the best way to connect with an angel investor, and how do you get them to pay attention to your company? You can do it in a few simple steps.

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WePlay Launches Mobile App

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Santa Monica-based Weplay , a startup backed by Peyton Manning, Major League Baseball, Derek Jeter and Lebron James, said today that it has launched a mobile app to help youth sports players keep informed on allergy conditions. Olympic Swimmer Summer Sanders. READ MORE>>. allergy scheduling sports youth mobile weplay

Opportunities in Mobile Space

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Tuesday, April 17, 2012 -- Opportunities in Mobile Space: Networking and Panel discussion. See [link] (more

Esri Launches ArcGIS App On Kindle Fire

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According to Esri, its ArcGIS for Android allows users to access and edit Esri maps on the mobile devices. READ MORE>>.

ProVisors Technology Industry Group

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Tuesday, April 17, 2012 -- ProVisors Technology Industry Group. The group's mission is to provide a networking, educational, and referral driven forum to one another through personal knowledge and expertise in the Technology sector. Email Kevin Holmes (kholmes@jhcohn.com).

Gaikai Delivers Console Games Via Facebook App

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Streaming, cloud-based game service provider Gaikai has linked up its service to Facebook , the firm said Wednesday, launching a beta of a Facebook app which allows users to play console-quality games directly from the social networking site. READ MORE>>. gaikai facebook videogame content game gaming social networking

Citrix Online Acquires Podio

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The Santa Barbara-based online services arm of Citrix is expanding its suite of software, after Citrix said this morning that it is acquiring Podio , a developer of collaborative work software for business teams. Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed by the companies. READ MORE>>.

SpaceX Plans Launch Site In Texas

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In a release to the public, the FAA said that SpaceX is developing an environmental impact statement and public meetings to discuss the plan.

Techtonic Games Names CEO

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Santa Barbara-based Techtonic Games , a developer of mobile, tablet, and browser-based games, said Tuesday that it has named Scott Miller as the firm's new CEO. Miller was previously CEO of Snail Games USA, and also was founder and COO of MojoBaby. Techtonic Games said it was founded in May of 2011 by Peter and Leif Dahl. READ MORE>>.

WD Ships Mobile Hard Drive

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Irvine-based Western Digital said this morning that it has shipped a new, 7mm, 2.5-inch mobile hard drive, aimed at the notebook and Ultrabook market. The firm said its new WD Scorpio Blue drive is only 7mm in height, ideal for the thin and light notebook market. READ MORE>>. western digital hard drive portable ultrabook laptop notebook