FameBit Acquired By Google
OCTOBER 11, 2016
Los Angeles-based FameBit , the online marketplace which helps brands connect with YouTube influencers, has been acquired by Google , the company's backer--Science--announced on Tuesday afternoon. jones mike science scienceinc youube branding google acquisition merger famebitFinancial terms of the acquisition were not announced.
LawKick: A Modern Way To Find Legal Help
JANUARY 2, 2014
Michael Chasin: LawKick.com is essentially a marketplace that makes it easier than ever to find legal help. But, how do you start? READ MORE>>.
Watch an Ad, Help a Nonprofit Out
NOVEMBER 23, 2015
Not only that, they’ve started launching their own companies and platforms that tout innovative ways to help millenials get in on the action.
Esri Rolls Out Replacement For Google Earth Enterprise
JANUARY 20, 2016
Redlands-based GIS and mapping software developer Esri has launched a new product, which takes aim at enterprise users of Google Earth. esri google earth enterprise mapping visualizationREAD MORE>>.
Three LA Organizations Score Funding From Google For CS Education
MAY 2, 2016
Three, local Los Angeles organizations -- DIY Girls , LA Maker Space , and Teens Exploring Technology (TXT), have scored nonprofit funding from Google, as part of the 2016 Google RISE Awards , according to the groups. All three groups help increase access to computer science (CS) for Los Angeles kis and youth. READ MORE>>.
How Card.com Is Helping To Power The Branchless Banking Revolution
DECEMBER 18, 2013
One of the startups looking to help power the "branchless banking revolution" is Los Angeles-based Card.com. What is Card.com? Thanks!
Metacloud Snags Google Exec
JANUARY 22, 2014
Pasadena-based private cloud provider Metacloud announced today that it has hired on Conner Grey, the former head of Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) at Google for Southern California, as its new VP of Operations. Metacloud said Grey had been at Google for the last decade, and also has served at Yahoo!, READ MORE>>.
Google Enters Financial Products Comparisons Market
MAY 19, 2011
Search engine giant Google has made its entree into an area long dominated by Southern California technology startups: financial products and leads generation. According to Google Thursday, it has launched Google Advisor , a new service to help users find mortgage, credit card, CD, or checking and savings account offers and rates.
Goldstar Partners With Google
JUNE 18, 2013
Goldstar , the online service which helps connect people with special deals on live entertainment, has tied with Google on support of Google Now. The Pasadena-based company said it has integrated with Google Now, to provide consumers with information about live entertainment in their area. Goldstar is led by Jim McCarthy.
Google Plus: First Impressions
Tech Zulu Event
JUNE 30, 2011
Google, they’ve cracked a nut here. Now, there’s Google+. Holy cow is Google+ fast and responsive. Google Buzz.
Getty Expands Google Goggles Coverage
JUNE 28, 2012
If so, you might make sure you have Google Goggles , the free Android and iPhone app from Google, loaded on your phone. Paul Getty Trust?
SodaHead Ties With Google Analytics
MARCH 22, 2012
Los Angeles-based SodaHead , the online social discussion and voting site, is one of the launch partners for the new Google Analytics Social Media features, Google said this week. SodaHead, which was co-founded by former MySpace exec Jason Feffer, was one of nearly two dozen social sites who partnered with Google on the feature.
reqallable's Software Lets Google Glass Users Read, Handle Email Automatically
MAY 30, 2014
reQall , the developer of smart applications for Google Glass--founded by former Apple executive Rao Machiraju--has released reqallable, its application for Google Glass which automatically handles email and text messages for users. reqall reqallable context aware email google glass apple mchiraju READ MORE>>.
Report: Dmitry Shapiro To Head Up Google Plus
APRIL 26, 2012
A report today says that Dmitry Shapiro , the former founder of Veoh and head of MySpace Music, and currently founder of alternative social networking site Anybeat , may be heading to Google to head up its Google+ efforts. dmitry shapiro anybeat google plus social networkingREAD MORE>>.
Google Brings Free WiFi In NYC To Help Its 7000+ Neighbors Stay Online
Tech Zulu Event
JANUARY 11, 2013
According to Ben Fried, Chief Information Officer for Google.“Google Up and running in Kansas City, Calif., and 19 St. Silicon Alley Growth.
TakeLessons Launches On Google Helpouts
NOVEMBER 6, 2013
San Diego-based online lesson marketplace TakeLessons said yesterday that it will offer up its tutors, music teachers, and performing art instructors via the new service, Google Helpouts , which launched Tuesday. Google has tapped a number of partners for sourcing those experts. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed.
Google Lets Users Block Sites
MARCH 10, 2011
Search engine giant Google , in what might be a preview of a way for users to help filter out low quality web results, said Thursday that it has begun allowing user to block results from sites they do not want to see. google block search site engine filter quality sites
How Google's Old Offices Are Becoming A Tech Hub, with ROC's Walter Grieves
JANUARY 23, 2013
The goal is to help the universities and students connect with companies. walter grieves google technology silicon beach startup realestate
Nimble Hits Google Chrome App Store
APRIL 3, 2012
Santa Monica-based Nimble , the developer of cloud-based, contact management software which is headed by Goldmine founder Jon Ferrara, has extended the distribution of it service this morning with a new Google Chrome web application. nimble google chrom store softwareREAD MORE>>.
Broadcom Funds Entry In Google Lunar X Prize
MARCH 14, 2012
The donation will go towards the Weizmann Institute of Science to help support its efforts with SpaceIL. READ MORE>>.
As U.S. Looks to Launch Precision Health Study, Google’s Role Emerges
AUGUST 11, 2016
Google’s parent company Alphabet (NASDAQ: GOOG ) and its wholly owned biotech R&D group, Verily Life Sciences, are helping build a secure center where health records, genomic data, and other personal information from hundreds of thousands of people can be collected, analyzed, and shared with health researchers. The U.S.
Glip Ties Into Google Drive, Dropbox
JANUARY 30, 2014
Los Angeles-based Glip , the startup developing cloud-based tools to help teams manage projects, plans, documents, and other more, said today that it has integrated its service with Google Drive and Dropbox. glip google drive dropbox project sharing document workflow management task saas cloud READ MORE>>.
Len Short (Red)ily Discusses Google, Bono & Steve Jobs
NOVEMBER 17, 2011
“So much power has ended up in Google’s search box. Basically Google is a TV without a remote control. They are in control.
YouTubers Come Of Age – Google Scores A Solid Return On Its Video Development Fund
JULY 9, 2012
During the latter half of 2011, Google awarded a number of leading YouTubers and nascent Internet TV networks grants of $1 million to $2 million.
Fan Appz Launches Personal Marketing Platform To Help Brands Convert Fans Into Loyal Customers
Tech Zulu Event
NOVEMBER 13, 2012
That’s how social can help build customer lifetime value.”. Companies want to see their social media investment drive sales.”
YouMail: Don't Trust Those Google Play Reviews
JUNE 21, 2012
Irvine-based YouMail has a message for all of those browsers in the Google Play store, the place where Android users go to download apps: don't believe those reviews. youmail google play android review mobileREAD MORE>>.
Top 11 Free Travel Apps To Help Keep You Sane
Tech Zulu Event
MAY 7, 2013
Traveling has changed so much, especially with the help of a smartphone. What new cultures are there to see? Where to eat?
Demand Media Buys Two Firms, Renews Google Ad Deal
AUGUST 9, 2011
Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the online publishing empire run by Richard Rosenblatt, said Tuesday afternoon that it has acquired two companies, plus renewed a deal with Google. As part of that effort, Demand Media said its inventory will be included in the premium Google Display Network Reserve. READ MORE>>.
Drew Baumann | Fullscreen BEAM, Google Glass, and Future Tech
Tech Zulu Event
MAY 31, 2013
How hard was it to work on the Google Glass? Google Glass is an easy and convenient way in shooting a first-person video.
Why Google Fiber? Moat-widening Endeavor & Future of Computing.
Tech Zulu Event
OCTOBER 7, 2013
In twenty years, Fiber will be one of Google’s most valuable assets. Google’s vision is the most ambitious of its peers. Value Chain.
Nimble Gets $1M From Google, Mark Cuban
JANUARY 5, 2012
The round was led by Google Ventures and Mark Cuban. Nimble helps users manage their connections and customers, including integration with email software like Gmail and Microsoft Outlook. nimble ferrara goldmine venture capital google contact management relationship softwareREAD MORE>>.
EdgeCast Joins Google, Others On DNS Effort
AUGUST 30, 2011
Santa Monica-based content deliver network provider EdgeCast Networks said today that it has joined with OpenDNS and Google, as well as a number of other CDNs, to speed up the handling of domain name system (DNS) request on the Internet. edgecast opendns google content delivery network accelerationREAD MORE>>.
Hack4LA Looks To Help Local Communities, Government
MAY 13, 2013
Can your software skills help make your local community a better place? Could doing some coding over a weekend help improve your local government? This Hackathon--sponsored by such companies as Google, Scopely, ESRI, Factual, LA Makerspace, AT&T and others--is being held in Boyle Heights on June 1st and 2nd. READ MORE>>.
A Look at Google’s New Network Security Tool
Tech Zulu Event
DECEMBER 15, 2014
These two protocols are used to help encrypt the internet, web communications like email, and a variety of internet traffic.
Solving Problems in the Google, Facebook, Twitter Era
FEBRUARY 12, 2014
Naturally, I Googled it, found a solution and turned my attention back to other matters. That’s when I turn for help. hustle.
iSideWith.com Launches on Google Chrome
MAY 7, 2012
Los Angeles-based iSideWith 's service--which just launched on the Google Chrome store and is also available online--helps users figure that out, by answering a short series of questions on your economic, social, and other political views. presidential elections comparison views politician politics chrome google isidewith
EdgeCast Integrates Google PageSpeed Into Services
JUNE 26, 2012
Customers of Los Angeles-based content delivery network provider EdgeCast are set to automatically have their content delivered faster today, after EdgeCast announced it had integrated Google PageSpeed , Google's page optimization algorithms, directly into its service. READ MORE>>.
How Connectifier Is Applying Search Technology To Recruiting, With John Jersin
JUNE 19, 2015
What if searching for people to recruit to your company was as easy as running a search in Google? Tell us about Connectifier? Thanks!
Google Unveils Self-Driving Car Effort
OCTOBER 11, 2010
Search engine giant Google said over the weekend that the firm has been developing technology for self driving cars, driving automated cars across California, including Los Angeles and Santa Monica. Tags: google automotive auto robotic robots grand challenge darpa
Connectifier Gets $6M For Recruiting Software
JUNE 16, 2015
Connectifier is led by John Jersin, and is heavily staffed with former Google engineers, along with other computer science researchers who have worked at Apple, Amazon, LinkedIn, Microsoft, and elsewhere. Connetifier is developing tools which use search software and artifial intelligence to better help recruiers find and locate talent.