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Orbitera Acquired By Google For More Than $100M

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West Hollywood-based Orbitera , which develops cloud-based software for managing leads, trial subscriptions, and billing, has been acquired by Google , Google said on Monday. orbitera google merger acquisition software trial cloud leadFinancial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. READ MORE>>.

Ten of Southern California's Top Software Companies

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marketing, and not enough of the traditional, software-and-algorithm intensive startups you'd expect to see in Silicon Valley. Factual. Inktank.

Fan Appz Launches Personal Marketing Platform To Help Brands Convert Fans Into Loyal Customers

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Platform For Speed & Scalability. The new Fan Appz solution runs on the SAP HANA® platform. Siegal added,“Social data holds the key.

How Google's Old Offices Are Becoming A Tech Hub, with ROC's Walter Grieves

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They're using the ROC platform to have their events in all one place, and take their investing from 8 to 30 days, down from 90 days. Thanks!

The Next 5 Years: Possible Trends in Business Software

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During the past twenty five years, software programs utilized by business underwent tremendous changes. Enhanced Platform Mobility.

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Understanding Changes in the Software & Venture Capital Industries

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million in team costs to code, launch, manage, market & sell our software. Open-Source Software & Horizontal Computing. Rewind.

Interview with Jimmy Hendricks, Deal Current

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They are using DealCurrent as the deal platform for all of their clients. We had our contest software, ArtisticHub, driving some revenue.

YouTube Introduces its Own App for iPhone and iPod touch | Google Adds Editing to the iOS Drive App

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It also allows you to share on Google+, Facebook or text message in the app, as well as to Twitter and email. Now Available on the App Store.

I’ve Got A Golden Ticket! | Inbox by Gmail

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It certainly feels that way if you’re able to get on a new platform before anyone else, doesn’t it? Smart move, Google.

Google Cleaning Out Their Closets

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Google has from late last year embarked on an in-house cleaning project. Another service facing the axe is Google Talk Chatback.

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ChowNow Connects Into Google Wallet

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Los Angeles-based online ordering and marketing software developer ChowNow , which is led by Chris Webb, said this morning that it has partnered with Google to add support for Google Wallet to its platform. chownow google wallet mobile ordering restaurant system shopping READ MORE>>.

SRCH2's Plan to Arm The World With Enterprise Search Technology

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In the arms race of search technology, only the big guys -- Google, Microsoft -- seem to be able to keep up with all of the innovations in the space.

6 Top Trends For The Digital World In 2016

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As social media becomes a platform for online extremists, valid questions regarding freedom of speech, monitoring and censorship have arisen.

The Guy Who Took on Google (and now LinkedIn): Mike Yavonditte

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Why AltaVista Failed To Become as Successful as Google. How Quigo Went Head-to-Head With Google. Love it. Thank you, John. were doing.

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Choosing Internet Platforms

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The topic is: Betting Your Company On An Internet Platform? However, these platforms could be interesting for prototype and pilot solutions. The other conclusion was that you need to have a migration path from the platform. Must design your application differently to live on top of the platform. It's funny. Whoops.

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Stained Glass Labs Patners With Exitround, Unveils App Directory for Google Glass

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The post Stained Glass Labs Patners With Exitround, Unveils App Directory for Google Glass appeared first on TechZulu. Over 100 Applications.

GLAZED | Wearable Tech Conference [Live]

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TechZulu is happy to announce that we will be bringing you all the action live from the GLAZED Conference Monday, September 30th starting at 9AM.

Fan Appz Launches Social Media Marketing Product

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The firm said its Personalized Marketing Platform is aimed at brand, to help them turn their fans into customers. The firm's software runs across such social services as Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Tumblr, Pinterest and Instagram. service software marketing media social appz fanappzREAD MORE>>.

New StockTwits CEO Looks to Expand Share of Investor Community

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If you do a Google search for AAPL, the stock ticker for Apple, the top search results are typically Yahoo Finance, Twitter, Google Finance—and StockTwits, a social media communications platform for Wall Street traders and active retail investors. Rosen (pictured above).

SendGrid Links Into Google App Engine

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Anaheim- and Boulder, Colorado-based email services provider SendGrid has linked up with Google App Engine , the Google program which lets developers host their websites on Google''s Cloud. SendGrid said it is the first, third party email service available in the Google Cloud. READ MORE>>.

Picasa Founder Lars Perkins Introduces Private Photo Sharing App Relive

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In 2004, Perkins had a successful exit and sold Picasa to Google. Perkins is not new to the photo startup industry.

How YP.com Is Growing A Giant Tech Team In Glendale

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The last group, on the technical side, is platform data services. Where does YP fit in a world dominated by Google and Yelp? Thanks!

myfab5 Wanst to Reinvent The Way You Find Food | Interview With Co-Founder Calvin Schemanski

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The platform connects foodies to restaurants for a win-win situation for both parties. What is myfab5? and 4.5 stars. Don’t like a restaurant?

Veritone Finds $50M For AI Software

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Newport Beach-based Veritone , which is developing artificial intelligence software used for sentiment analysis for media firms, political campaigns, corporations, and the government, said it has closed on a $50M funding agreement. veritone software sentiment analysis media politics government working capitalREAD MORE>>.

Interview with Brett Crosby and Brew Johnson, PeerStreet

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Brew Johnson: At the high level, it's a marketplace, a lending platform for real estate. Photo: Brew Johnson on left, Brett Crosby on right.

Bedloo: Find The Answers In Life | Founder Interview, Startup Life & LA Tech

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Bedloo is a social media voting platform for those who want to find the right answer in life. Since Bedloo is a social media voting platform

Emotient Acquired By Apple

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San Diego-based Emotient , a developer of facial expression recognition software, has been acquired by Apple , Apple disclosed on Thursday. Emotient, which was backed by Handbag and Intel Capital, had developed applications for Google Glass and other platforms to be able to tell what a person was feeling based on their facial expression.

Hallo | Just Say Hallo with Social Voice App

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Hallo social platform is nothing to snicker at. Who doesn’t like to save a little dough on texting?

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How YP Is Growing A Giant Tech Team In Glendale

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The last group, on the technical side, is platform data services. Where does YP fit in a world dominated by Google and Yelp? Thanks!

ChowNow Updates Restaurant Ordering Software

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Los Angeles-based ChowNow said this morning that it has updated its online ordering platform for restaurant, launching a new, version 2.0 of its service. The company said the updated platform includes streamlined, mobile friendly upgrades and new tools for personalized takeout and delivery. READ MORE>>.

Interview with Damir Davidovic, NEOGOV

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NEOGOV , which has quietly built an enterprise software company supplying human resources software to the government and public sector.

Interview with Satish Varma, Clorder

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We are an online ordering platform, that helps restaurants enhance their web presence and the profitability of their brand. What is Clorder?

D2 Technologies Buys Webia Technologies

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technologies voip software embedded android webia merger acquisitionFinancial terms of the buy were not disclosed. READ MORE>>.

Pinterest Marketing & Technology Firm, HelloSociety Generates $30M In Additional Sales Revenue For Its Clients

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Pinterest said earlier last year it had topped Google+, LinkedIn and YouTube combined, for example and beat Twitter in February the same year.

SweetLabs Passes 1 Billion App Installs

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San Diego-based SweetLabs , the app distribution platform for Windows and Android, led by former DivX founder Darrius Thompson, said Tuesday that it has surpassed 1 billion app installs on its platform. SweetLabs is venture backed by Bessemer Venture Partners, Google Ventures, and Intel Capital. READ MORE>>.

Demand Media Extends Pluck To Mobile

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media has extended its Pluck social media platform to mobile devices, the company said today. Pluck is used by brands to create communities. READ MORE>>. demand media pluck brand community mobile iphone android

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LA Web/Mobile Software Entrepreneurs

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Wednesday, April 27, 2011 -- LA Web/Mobile Software Entrepreneurs. Special keynote by Eytan Elbaz, current co-founder of Scopely, a social engagement platform, and formerly VP and founder of Applied Semantics, which was acquired by Google. See [link] (more

Spolsky on Software on Both Sides of The Table

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Blogs weren’t popularized yet so it was an oddity for me to read the founder of a software company spewing out advice. Thanks. and 5.0.

Internet of Things (IoT) – What’s Next in Automotive?

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And what about Apple’s CarPlay or Android Auto by Google ? Google wants it all. Who will lead the way: Google? Samsung?

The Most Misunderstood Facts About Building a Business on YouTube

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Content is a “hits driven business” and therefore you can only invest in platforms not media. That is YouTube today. post-script.

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