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Esri Powers Pokemon Hunting Map From Santa Monica's Pokevision

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Pokevision is based in Santa Monica. The company has been making a big outreach to the startup community in the past few years, an alternative to Google Maps and others. According to Esri, Pokevision , a third party app developer, used its ArcGIS services to show real time locations of Pokemon hot spots, in real time.

Santa Monica Tech Community Grows, As Another Tech Law Firm Sets Up Shop

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GumGum Makes Images Profitable for Publishers

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Buying Google keywords will be popular and expensive. Think about how many images are on the web. Millions, billions, trillions? and M.S.

Google Hiring Frenzy Skips SoCal, So Far

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examination of Google's posted jobs in Santa Monica and Irvine on Friday show that there are only about 32 positions listed for those locations.

TYLT Labs' New Seed Fund And The Promise Of Silicon Beach

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We''re happy to report that we''ve found quite a bunch of those here in our backyard in Santa Monica. But, what do they do from there?

Google's AdSense, Developed In LA, Earned More than $7 Billion Last Year

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One of Southern California''s most successful--and unheralded--inventions for the Internet world earned online publishers more than $7 billion alone last year, Google said this morning. Google said that last year, alone, publishers earned more than $7 billion from AdSense ads. READ MORE>>.

Drew Baumann | Fullscreen BEAM, Google Glass, and Future Tech

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How hard was it to work on the Google Glass? Google Glass is an easy and convenient way in shooting a first-person video. 

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

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This is a neutral space in Santa Monica. walter grieves google technology silicon beach startup realestateThanks! READ MORE>>.

No Google Autocompleter Openings In SoCal

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Google--which has said it is in a major hiring push this year--listed the position in Mountain View. READ MORE>>.

Google To Ramp Hiring In Southern California, Too

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Google said last week that it is planning to hire more than 30,000 employees globally by the beginning of next year. READ MORE>>.

Nimble Gets $1M From Google, Mark Cuban

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Santa Monica-based Nimble , the developer of online, contact and relationship management software headed by Jon Ferrara, the former founder of Goldmine, said last night that it has raised $1M in a seed funding round. The round was led by Google Ventures and Mark Cuban. READ MORE>>.

Boingo Powers Google Free Wi-Fi Offer

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Google is also working with Advanced Wireless Group and Airport Marketing Income as part of the airport Wi-Fi effort. Lauderdale, Orlando, St.

Nimble Hits Google Chrome App Store

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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>>.

Google Lets Users Block Sites

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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. Those recent changes have been aimed at sites like Santa Monica-based Mahalo.com.

Google Plans Expansion In Venice

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Search engine giant Google is planning a major expansion in Venice, according to a report today in the LA Times. According to the report, Google has leased more than 100,000 square feet in the Binoculars Building in Venice, designed by Frank Gehry. google expansion venice california realestate hiring employment jobs search

NearWoo Connects With Google DoubleClick

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Santa Monica-based NearWoo said today that it has linked up with Google''s DoubleClick Ad Exchange, allowing its 4,000 local mobile advertisers to access the ad inventory on DoubleClick. According to NearWoo, the deal gives its local mobile advertisers access to the sites, apps and games where Google delivers it mobile ads.

Google Unveils Self-Driving Car Effort

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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

Demand Media Buys Two Firms, Renews Google Ad Deal

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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>>.

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Nimble Connects With Google Apps

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Santa Monica-based customer relationship management and contact management software developer Nimble said today that it has connected into Google Apps for Work, via the Google for Work Partner Program. nimble google apps partner program partnership gmail contacts calendar integration contact managemenet software

EdgeCast Joins Google, Others On DNS Effort

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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>>.

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TZ Presents: ‘Nice Guys’ DO Finish First In Business | Fireside Chat With Greg Cargill

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Goodreads Sees Boost From Google eBooks

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Santa Monica-based GoodReads , the online book discussion community run by Otis Chandler, is seeing a nice uptick in its traffic after the launch of Google's eBook store Monday. According to Chandler, the firm's reviews have been appearing in Google Books for some time. READ MORE>>.

MomentFeed's New Service Aimed At Local Marketing For Brands

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Santa Monica-based MomentFeed , the developer of analytics software used to help retailers understand the link between their retail locations and mobile consumers, said this week that it has rolled out a new offering called LocalVoice Community Management. Pricing on the new service was not announced. READ MORE>>.

Google Adsense for Websites - Startups Uncensored #14

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The event is free and is followed by a reception and mixer at the Docstoc Offices in Santa Monica by the 3rd Street Promenade.

Google's $500M Pharmacy Forfeit Sheds Light On Issues At Demand Media's eNom

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The forfeiture of $500M in revenues by Google to the the U.S. Department of Justice Wednesday, over the use of Google's AdWords to advertise Canadian pharmacies, has shed some light on the types of issues that were facing Santa Monica-based eNom , the domain name registration and wholesaler owned by Demand Media , last year.

Google Slashes Recruiters, Engineering Offices

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Search engine giant Google made two dramatic announcements Wednesday afternoon, saying that it will lay off around 100 recruiters at the firm, as it slows its hiring, and will cut three of its remote engineering offices. Google still maintains offices in Santa Monica and Irvine, and has not announced any plans for those locations.

Bitium Rolls Out In Google Apps Marketplace

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Santa Monica-based Bitium , the developer of identity and access management software led by Scott Kriz, has rolled out its products in the Google Apps Marketplace, the company said Thursday. Bitium said its products are tightly integrated and work with Google Apps for Work, helping to secure business applications.

Tech and Entertainment Have a Home in Silicon Beach

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But it was the low-key, creative beach vibe of Venice and Santa Monica that spurred a spate of start-ups to seek offices and homes.

Viewdle Being Acquired By Google, Says Report

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Viewdle , a developer of computer vision technology which is venture backed by Anthem Ventures and Qualcomm, among others, is in the midst of an acquisition by Google , according to reports today. reality augmented vision computer anthem google acquisition merger viewdleTechCrunch said the acquisition is worth around $30M. READ MORE>>.

SMCLA: Google Analytics Recap and Video

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Repost of SMCLA's Going Goo Goo Over Google Analytics. Avinash Kaushik is THE MAN when it comes to Google Analytics. Seriously.

Utopia Parkway in LA | Ride-Sharing Revolution

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downloaded my free app in the App Store , but you can also find it on Google Play.  Each party has choice and destination is required. 

Google Users Shouldn't Expect Privacy In Gmail, Says Group

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The filing came in a lawsuit which accuses Google of violating wiretapping laws when using the content of a user''s email to target ads to users.

Digest 6/6 – 12: Big Raises for Spaces VR, Virtual Reality Co, Frequency; Legendary Goes OTT

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GOOGLE Moving into Howard Hughes’s Spruce Goose Hangar ( link ). STREAM Conference Came to Santa Monica. Monday, June 13.

Google Poaches TrueCar's President For Self-Driving Car Project

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Google aid over the weekend that it has hired on John Krafcik , most recently President of Santa Monica-based TrueCar , as CEO of its self driving car project. Google said Krafcik will be based in Mountain View at its headquarters. truecar google executive self driving alphabet michael guthrieREAD MORE>>.

Viddy #Splashmob | Balls, Bikinis, Boards plus personal Snoop Dogg & Justin Bieber Vids

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Viddy , called by many as the new Twitter, but for video, had a #splashmob this weekend  at Santa Monica Beach.

Yahoo Extends Free Food Perk In New York: Whither SoCal?

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Yahoo has operations in Santa Monica, San Diego, and Burbank, which among them show a few dozen job openings. Mayer comes from Google, which offers up its Los Angeles employees such benefits as free food, a climbing wall, and and outdoor movie theater. yahoo employee free food google southern california angeles santa monica

Playsino Releases First Two Network Titles

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The new games are Five-O Poker, developed by Israel-based Chiki Gaming, and Yalla Tarneed, a Middle Eastern card game developed by Yallah Games.

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

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Speaking on the launch Jon Siegal, Founder & CEO, Fan Appz Inc said, “The fun of counting Likes, comments and retweets has faded.

Google Googles In Marketing Experiment

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Google Googles , the mobile visual recognition application being developed by search giant Google, said today that it has launched a new "marketing experiment" around Buick, Disney, Diageo, T-Mobile, and Delta Airlines. Tags: google goggles neven vision recognition advertising brands marketing

How Event Farm Is Making Events A Part Of Your Sales Funnel

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We spoke with co-founder Ryan Costello about Santa Monica-based Event Farm (www.eventfarm.com), on how its software technology is being used to power high end, VIP events for large companies. We're in Santa Monica, and sometime people think we're a venue or rental space for events, but what we are, is a 100 percent software company.