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Coincident.TV Is “CREATE”-ing Second Screen Transmedia Producers Out Of Everyone [Beta Invites]

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The implications of what types of new interactive experiences can be made utilizing this technology are phenomenal. Cool, right? WOW, right? Concident.TV

TCVN Dangles $25,000 Cash in Survivor Pitch Contest


TCVN has been running its Survivor events for a number of years, with the last event being held in 2010. READ MORE>>.


Celebrities With The Most (Allegedly) Fake Twitter Followers


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Recruiting Star Talent? Do This First

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When it comes to top hires, the questions people ask tell you far more than the answers they give. When I interview, I don’t ask many questions.

UN Agency Threatens Prosperity and Growth of Silicon Beach

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Got your attention? The next meeting is taking place in the United Arab Emirates a few months. You’re in the majority.

More Trending | L.A.’s Own Hacker News and Why Now?

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First off, there are a few things about Jason you should know. Jason is a passionate advocate for. The framework in L.A. backyard,” Crilly said.

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How TVC Aims At Acquisitions, Not IPOs, with Jeb Spencer


One issue has been a difficulty by indigenous funds to raise their own capital from their limited partners. Take the Accordent deal. more) READ MORE>>.

Announcing Dave’s new book: BEGINNING BERKONOMICS – with twelve guest authors


Just released! BASIC BERKONOMICS. by Dave Berkus. Here is the newest addition to Dave’s library of insights to grow your business. Author signed.

Siemer Silicon Beach Summit

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Thursday, October 11, 2012 -- Siemer Silicon Beach Summit. This invitation-only summit will draw more than 300 of the leading players in digital media and emerging technologies from around the world for two days of discussion, networking and celebration. See [link] (more

Music Prodigy Beats 70 Startups To Bring Music Education Technology to the Masses

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How It Works. it’s like a video game! Beat 70 Start-ups. Winning the USC’s Silicon Beach Awards however is not their only accomplishment.

Fandango Launches Original Video Effort


The company said its original video series will be made for Fandango, spearheaded by new Fandango Chief Correspondent Dave Karger. READ MORE>>.

Learning The Ropes Of Internet Video With Michael Tringe and CreatorUp


You've got a great idea for a web video series, but how do you learn about how to make that happen, to get distribution, and monetize that video?

Gravity Gets $10.6M More For Real Time Personalization


The funding was led by GRP Partners, and also included Redpoint Ventures and August Capital. READ MORE>>.

Factual Bolsters Advisory Board


Factual , the Los Angeles-based data startup headed by Gil Elbaz, said today that it has added two new members to its advisory board. Rosenthal was most recently EVP of Products at Glam Media, and was CEO of Ning; he also has served at AOL, Netscape, Loudcloud, Opsware, and HP. READ MORE>>. factual executive advisory board infogroup glam

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Adigami Takes On Digital Marketing Analytics


The new startup is headed by Cyrus Ghalambor. READ MORE>>. adigami digital marketing analytics software tools

Microsoft Buys Telesign Competitor


Microsoft has just acquired PhoneFactor , a competitor of Los Angeles-based, two-factor authentication provider TeleSign. PhoneFactor provides similar services to TeleSign, using phone calls, texts, and other means of authenticating users, as a way of better securing logins into enterprise applications and other services. READ MORE>>.

Nimble Updates Social CRM Tool


Nimble , the customer relationship management software developer headed by Jon Ferrara, has updated its online, social CRM tool today, saying that it has added new features such as ways to filter and cut through the noise of online social activity, plus new task management tools to link tasks with contacts and deals. READ MORE>>.

Sony Online Entertainment Takes PlanetSide 2 To Russia


Financial details of the partnership were not disclosed.

Playsino Buys Two Social Gaming Firms


Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Popover Games develops social casino games such as Popover Poker. READ MORE>>.

MaintenanceNet Names Marketing VP


Carlsbad-based MaintenanceNet , which develops software for managing service contracts, said yesterday that it has named Kelly Crothers as its Vice President of Marketing. Crothers has been at the firm since 2004, serving as Director of Marketing. She joined MaintenanceNet after serving at such companies as Kintera, Triniti Corp., and MarketSpring.

Microsemi Names Marketing VP


Aliso Viejo-based Microsemi , the developer of semiconductor products, said this morning that it has named Amr El-Ashmawi as its Worldwide Vice President of Strategic Marketing. El-Ashmawi was previously at Altera. The firm said that El-Ashmawi will focus on the defense & security and industrial vertical market. READ MORE>>.

Tapiture Is A Pinterest For Guys


Anyone with the slightest interest in the world of social Internet services nowadays has by now heard of Pinterest , the online site which allows users to "pin" and comments on their favorite photos from across the web. Pinterest is one of the latest services to sweep the Internet world in terms of popularity, particularly with women. READ MORE>>.

Eventful Ties With Billboard On Concert Awards


San Diego-based local events site Eventful is powering a big concert award with music publication and brand Billboard. According to the two, they have launched the fifth annual Eventful Fans' Choice Award, which will allow music fans and concert goers to vote for their favorite concert tour, via Eventful's platform. READ MORE>>.

SpaceX Supply Run Set For Sunday


The launch--the first actual supply run to the ISS by SpaceX--is expected to takeoff at 8:35PM EDT on Sunday, October 7th. READ MORE>>.

Jonathan Taplin On Decoding A Presidential Election, via Twitter


How do you figure out, in real time, what the public thinks of something like Wednesday night's first Presidential debate? What is your project about?


ZEFR Picks Up Staff From BetterWorks, Expands In London


ZEFR is venture backed by U.S. Venture Partners, aMK Capital, Shasta Ventures, SoftTech VC, First Round Capital, Richmond Park Partners, and others.

Insights and Opinions: Everybody's a Critic


So, your company has a great new mobile app. Only, you've got a few people (or competitors!) putting in negative reviews. What can you do about it?

Local Corporation Claims Record Traffic


The company said that much of the growth came from mobile and organic traffic. READ MORE

Mogreet Officially Launches Mobile API Service


Mogreet's new APIs make it much easier for application developers to send MMS services, at a cost of only $0.01 per MMS message sent. READ MORE>>.

Insights and Opinions: Forget Politics, Just Shut Up And Sell


In 2003, the lead singer of the country music group, The Dixie Chicks, criticized then-current President George Bush during a concert in London.

NewAer Gets Funding From Intel


Financial details of the investment were not disclosed. NewAer's executives include Rob Meadows, of mobile development house Originate. READ MORE>>.

EQAL Acquisition By Everyday Health Included $12.5M In Stock


The filing did not reveal the full price for EQAL, the media and content developer founded by Miles Beckett and Greg Goodfried. READ MORE>>.

Two Socal Firms Make Windows Azure Accelerator Program


The startup accelerator is running the program in Seattle. READ MORE>>. windows azure accelerator microsoft techstars msft accelerate startup

Fandango Names Yanover President


Yanover had also previously served at Disney Parks & Resorts Online, as well as co-founded and headed by digital picture frame firm Ceiva Logic.