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Jumping into the App Game | Making Apps The Market Wants!

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Apps are quickly becoming a ubiquitous part of life. Smart technology doesn’t work without clever software to make it useful. But where do you start?

Five Startup Tips From The Beatles

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Article first published as Five Business Tips From The Beatles on Technorati. This part one of a two part series; you can access part two HERE.

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Interview with Andy Steuer, Punchcard

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Last week, Pasadena-based Punchcard (www.punchcard.com) launched its mobile apps, which help local retailers provide rewards to loyal customers.

leetUP Awesomesauce.Live! | Tonight! March 1, 2012

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I absolutely love attending events and shows at Club Nokia. Something a little off the wall from the music acts Club Nokia often hosts. Double sold.

JuntoBox Names Forest Whitaker Co-Chair

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Santa Monica-based startup JuntoBox , a new startup social community focused on independent filmmakers, said today that it has named actor, producer, and director Forest Whitaker as its co-chair. The startup said it is looking to provide a total of $2.5M in financing to five films this year. READ MORE>>.

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OpenX Adopts New IAB Ad Units

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Los Angeles-based OpenX , the developer of ad serving software and an ad marketplace, said it is adopting the new advertising units from the Interactive Advertising Bureau. The firm said its product, OpenX Enterprise, will support the new IAB Rising Stars" Ad Units, the six new ad units which were recently approved by the IAB. READ MORE>>.

Insights and Opinions: Building a Team to WIN!

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Today, for our community-contributed article in our Insights and Opinions section, we have Building a Team to WIN! from Rubicon Project CRO Nick Hulse.

QLogic Completes Sale Of InfiniBand Assets To Intel

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The deal was worth $125M in cash. QLogic had originally announced the sale on January 23rd. READ MORE>>.

Breitbart.com's Andrew Breitbart Dies

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Conservative commentator, and Internet publishing startup founder Andrew Breitbart has died, according to Breitbart.com, his publishing company, after dying unexpectedly from natural causes shortly after midnight this morning. Breitbart is known more for his politics, and in particular his role in the ACORN scandal, the firing and re-hiring of U.S.

j2 Global Buys Australian Voice Services Firm

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Continuing its flurry of international acquisitions, Los Angeles-based J2 Global reports today that it has acquired Zintel Communications , and Australian cloud voice services provider. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. j2 Global said the acquisition will bring its skilled employees and a local office in Australia. READ MORE>>.

DogVacay.com Launches Marketplace For Dog Boarding

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Ever wish there was a better place than that huge, impersonal kennel for your dog to stay on vacation? Well, Los Angeles-based Dog Vacay , a new person-to-person marketplace startup, is looking to help connect pet owners with other dog owners and pet sitters, who are willing to watch their pets when their owners are on vacation. READ MORE>>.