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Google Plans Expansion In Venice


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 Hiring Frenzy Skips SoCal, So Far


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.

No Google Autocompleter Openings In SoCal


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

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


walter grieves google technology silicon beach startup realestateWhat's the idea with ROC? We hosted Digital LA's Silicon Beach Fest recently.

L.A. Girl Geek Dinner #1 ? Google Venice

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Google Venice. We are proud to announce that Google is hosting the very first Los Angeles Girl Geek Dinner at their awesome Venice office. Thursday, September 20, 2012 -- L.A. Girl Geek Dinner #1 ? This reception is a celebration of women in engineering. Nagin Cox is a Systems Engineer and Manager at NASA/JPL.

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


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

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the Viddy crew headed to the Arbor Collective showroom on the Venice boardwalk for an exclusive party.

Ten Of The Top Tech Companies For Employees In LA


Google. Google has set the bar in the technology industry in Silicon Valley, and holds a similar place in Southern California. OpenX.

Silicon Beach Popularity Drives Up Rent, Says Report


Photo of Amplify's building in Venice, courtesy of Amplify. READ MORE>>. silicon beach real estate startup property commercial

srfr Launches Dongle-Free Mobile-to-TV Streaming


Go to the App store or Google Play store to download it for free today. News mobile srfr streaming venice

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. In West L.A.,

Why Has LA Suddenly Gotten So Much Attention from VCs and Entrepreneurs?

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The patents Overture held became known in small circles as Google’s ’361 problem as outlined here. Yes, Google won. Booed.

Laffster's Mock The Vote Hits Android


The Mock The Vote app for Android is available on Google Play; the firm released an iPhone version earlier this year. READ MORE>>.

Why Technology is Driving More Urban Renewal

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It is adjacent to Mountain View, home to Google. These days it’s Santa Monica and Venice. In fact, so many DID NOT that companies like Google & Yahoo! In LA the VC shift is clearly to Santa Monica / Venice, home of Rustic Canyon, Greycroft, Anthem and just about every incubator (Amplify, Launchpad, Mucker, Science).

LA Tech Startup Innovators and Fun Facts

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philosophie has worked with some of the world’s biggest names: Google, Nissan, Nintendo, UCLA, and more. Silicon Valley? B2B: Docstoc.

Liars and Cheaters are the Only Ones who Get Rich

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The Fireside Chat to kick things off is tomorrow night, Wednesday, in Santa Monica at ROC , which is located in the old Google building.

This Remote Working Experiment Failed And Succeeded – At The Same Time


We used BlueJeans and Google Hangouts for video chat. A version of this article previously appeared in  Forbes. What the heck? Share and Enjoy.

Five Startups Revolutionizing Music, In Southern California


Earbits is in Venice, and is headed by Joey Flores. Combine that with the growing startup community here, and you end up with at. Chromatik.

Tech Titans Peter Thiel, Matt Jacobson, Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, Mich Mathews, Elon Musk Buy Homes in Los Angeles

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NAME Google. The southern migration is taking place as companies like Google. VENICE RISING. Venice: 13% | L.A. Google+.

Why Online Video Just Took One More Big Step to Legitimacy

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My estimate is that the top 5 YouTube networks will do > $200 million net revenue in 2013 (after Google’s share). hours of TV / day.

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

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It has been reported by Google that 77% of viewers use a companion device while watching TV. Cool, right? WOW, right? Coincident.TV Concident.TV

Wevr Finds $25M For Virtual Reality Studio, Network


Venice, California-based Wevr has raised $25M in a funding round, for the company's virtual reality studio efforts, the company announced Friday. WEVR is led by VR content veteran Neville Spiteri. READ MORE>>. wevr virtual reality studio network content venture capital headset goggles

Luxe Valet Launches On Demand Parking Into Los Angeles


Luxe Valet , a new, on-demand valet parking app startup, has expanded into Los Angeles, saying that it will offer up its valet parking service to users in Santa Monica, Downtown LA and Venice. Luxe says its team comes from companies such as Groupon, Tesla, Yahoo!, and Zyna. READ MORE>>. zirx curbstand parking luxevalet valet luxe

Interview with Gordon Gould, SmartyPants Vitamins


We live in Venice, and our back house is sort of our operations center. We're learning more about how Google Shopping works, and looking to dominate there. What do children's vitamins and social media have to do with one another? In the case of SmartyPants Vitamins (, it's at the core of the company. Thanks!

Flikdate Debuts New Features, Takes On Mobile Dating


Venice-based starutp Flkidate , a developer of mobile dating applications, said today that it has debuted a new set of features. READ MORE>>.

Snapchat: Third Party Apps A Threat To Community


Venice, California-based instant messaging app developer Snapchat --in light of the massive breach of compromising photos leaked from the service via an unauthorized, third party service reiterated Tuesday that third party apps are a threat to the community. READ MORE>>. snapchat third party apps snappening leak software

Driving User Engagement With FEM's Video Recommendations


One was a lead engineer at Google for eight years, working on Google Search, Google News, and google Plus. What is FEM?

Los Angeles Tech Launched - Hot List


I'm happy to announce the launch of the Los Angeles Tech Content Community. This is the beginning of a content community that collects and organizes the best content from blogs and web sites. The goal is to create a place where it's relatively easy to find current content and highly relevant content surrounding Los Angeles Technology.

Startup Grind Turns the Tables on Mark Suster

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”  Get lots of data points and say, “Okay, well, I kind of heard what people think about being located in Santa Monica versus Venice, the pros and cons.  I think I want to make this choice.”  Last month they turned the tables on me. Here is the link to the video interview. MARK] I started comp sci.  Tell us about that.