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Los Angeles Hosts the Oscars and the Tech.Co Startup Showcase

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It’s no secret that Los Angeles is home to a bevy of celebrities. startups wanting to get recognized, Tech.Co’s Startup Showcase in Los Angeles   on July 26th is the perfect opportunity. Sign up today for the Los Angeles event and bring your team. Factor Films   – a Hollywood 2.0

Los Angeles Startup Events

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I recently posted about the Increase in Early-Stage Startup Activity in Los Angeles. realized that it has been a little while since I posted about the Los Angeles Startup Community and so needed to update my list of startup events that will be out of date almost before I finish publishing it.

Be Great Fest | Celebrating Los Angeles’ Startup Ecosystem

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Meet the next generation of startup success stories at Be Great Fest in Los Angeles. On Sept. startup ecosystem in the world, with L.A.

Jaunt Finds $65M To Open VR Studio In Los Angeles

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Jaunt , a developer of cinematic, virtual reality hardware and software, said this morning that it has opened up a new, virtual reality studio in Los Angeles, after receiving $65M in a Series C funding. jauntvr jaunt virtual reality content hollywood film cinema cinematic videos venture capitalREAD MORE>>.

Social Media Week Lands in Los Angeles Sept. 24-28

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7083 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, CA 90028. Monday: Los Angeles – The Social City. 6712 Hollywood Blvd. 24-28. io/LA.

Acting and Modeling Startup Castar Is Thriving in LA

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Los Angeles is the destiny of people wanting to succeed in the field of acting. This tech startup aims to improve the entertainment talent casting industry, and Hollywood is the perfect location for them to thrive, which they are managing to do. People flock from around the world just to have a chance at a glimmer of fame.

Los Angeles Companies Continue To Dominate Top YouTube Channels

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The Best Restaurants in Los Angeles

Jason Nazar

I eat out almost every meal.  I’ll spend time on Citysearch and Yelp trying to find good new spots to try, but my preference is still to get great recommendation from friends. Others listed are in the area and definitely great spots, but may not be ideal for groups. Animal – great space…they do lots of private parties. Bastide.

Instacart Expands In Los Angeles

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On-demand grocery delivery service Instacart has expanded in Los Angeles, saying recently that it is now covering downtown Los Angeles and Culver City, and will deliver groceries from Ralphs and Costco. The company has been active in Los Angeles since April 3rd. READ MORE>>.

Los Angeles Becomes YouTube's Content Hub With New Playa Vista Studio

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The Los Angeles area is fast becoming the content hub for online video site YouTube , a position that takes advantage of both the LA region's long history in the entertainment business, and the rise of a slew of startups producing content specifically aimed at the YouTube audience. READ MORE>>.

Intel To Open New Studio In Hollywood Aimed At VR

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Intel CEO Brian Krzanich said on Tuesday that the semiconductor maker will create a new, studio in Hollywood, will will focus on creating 360-degree virtual reality sports and entertainment content, using its technology. intel hollywood virtual reality contentREAD MORE>>.

Hollywood Software Acquired By Rentrak

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Los Angeles-based Hollywood Software, Inc. Hollywood Software's products are installed at such studios as 20th Century Fox, Universal Pictures and Lionsgate, according to the companies, with its digital cinema management software being used to manage more than 15,000 screens worldwide. READ MORE>>.

Why You Should Start a Company in. Los Angeles

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Los Angeles By: Laura Rich February 26, 2010 It used to be, if you were serious about starting a tech company, you went to Silicon Valley.

Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center Taken Offline By Ransomware

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hollywood presbyterian medical center ransomware cybersecurity security attackAccording to reports, those hackers have demanded $3.6

Car Sharing Firm Zipcar Heading To Los Angeles

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It looks like Los Angeles is set to get access to peer-to-peer car sharing service Zipcar , as it plans to open an office in Hollywood tomorrow. City Council President Eric Garcetti, to mark its entry into Los Angeles, the 16th market covered by the company. zipcar angeles sharing ride peer rideshare

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Why We Need to Elect @EricGarcetti on Tues as Next Mayor of Los Angeles

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On Tuesday Los Angeles will elect a new mayor. LegalZoom moved from Hollywood to Glendale. LA needs Garcetti. Why does it matter?

Why Silicon Valley and Hollywood Don’t Get Each Other and Who Will Win the Future

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But here’s what Silicon Valley doesn’t get about Hollywood. And what Hollywood does’t get about Silicon Valley? Right?

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

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Tech entrepreneurs and executives from Silicon Valley are moving south and buying up luxury homes in the Los Angeles area. Facebook.

Moviepilot Gets $7M, Sets Up Shop In Los Angeles

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As part of the funding, Moviepilot is setting up an office in Los Angeles, and has moved its CEO, Tobi Bauckhage, to LA. The company said it now has over 50 people split between its Berlin and London offices, and is actively hiring in Los Angeles. READ MORE>>.

Hollywood Presbyterian Pays $17,000 In Bitcoin Ransom

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Networking Events in Los Angeles and Southern California

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He talks about a bunch of the different networking events that occur in Los Angeles and other parts of Southern California. You can use keywords like: Events in Los Angeles or Southern California Events or even Santa Monica Events. Great post by John Shiple. They put on great events. AITP-LA – Monthly events.

Why Online Video Just Took One More Big Step to Legitimacy

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Hollywood vs. Silicon Valley and Who Will Win. Los Angeles Tech Market Analysis This has been a very welcome addition. Full stop.

Microsoft Announces New Tablet In Los Angeles | The Surface

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There has been talk for the past week about Microsoft making a “Major” announcement here in Los Angeles. Wait no more!

Avametric Raises $10.5M To Combine Hollywood VFX With E-Commerce

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In a crossover between the worlds of Hollywood special effects and e-commerce, a new startup, Avametric , said it is looking to fuse "Silicon Valley, Hollywood, and Fashion" by using the software behind visual effects rendering to render clothing and accessories on computer models of consumers. READ MORE>>.

Mike Jones Echoes Hollywood | If You Build It, They Will Come

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Mike Jones may be known for his most recent role as CEO of MySpace , but this Internet entrepreneur is no stranger to the startup world.

HuffingtonPost Abandons Los Angeles Video Streaming Effort, Says Report

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Cedars-Sinai and Techstars Partner to Launch Healthcare Technology Accelerator

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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti expressed support and appreciation for the partnership. ” West Hollywood Mayor Lindsey P.

MySetLife Adds Content From Hollywood Reporter, FilmContact.com

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mysetlife hollywood reporter producer content filmmaker investedinDetails of the business arrangements with those firms was not announced.

Hack LA Traffic to BlogWorld

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LAX is 15 miles southwest of downtown Los Angeles. Plenty of you are heading to Los Angeles from other places. SHARE A CAB.

USC Adds New Accelerator “Viterbi Startup Garage” to Silicon Beach

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It is no coincidence that Hollywood is coming knocking and wants in on the action. It is getting hot in here. So hot.

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Why Hollywood Needs To Make Technology A Priority

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The Interaction of Our Lives | QR Codes and Augmented Reality

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Of course, as with most futuristic technologies, Hollywood does a great job of adding their touch and this AR experience is no different. link].

Ross Levinsohn Named Head of The Hollywood Reporter

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Develop.la | L.A.’s Own Hacker News and Why Now?

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the rising tech movement sweeping through the burgeoning Los Angeles startup scene ­— he wants to put L.A. The framework in L.A. Sort of.

Los Angeles Technology Connector – Kurt Daradics

SoCal CTO

We have regular monthly meetings in Westlake Village, Hollywood, Santa Barbara, & Newport Beach. What networking events in Los Angeles or Southern California do you go to? Besides Tony Karrer for technology, who are some of your go to people in Los Angeles? What are you working on now?

Los Angeles Tech Launched - Hot List

SoCal CTO

I'm happy to announce the launch of the Los Angeles Tech Content Community. The goal is to create a place where it's relatively easy to find current content and highly relevant content surrounding Los Angeles Technology. To be clear Los Angeles Tech is a jump off point. The content comes from other places.

Microsoft Spins Up New Entertainment Studio In Hollywood

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The move looks to be part of a trend of big technology companies centering efforts in Los Angeles to bring content to their devices and properties.

Silicon Beach Fest Hollywood, LA Tech Summit, and Idea to Screen | Why You Need to Attend Any or All

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LA Tech Summit takes place the following day and takes a more comprehensive look at the entire tech eco-system in Los Angeles, not just Hollywood.

Filmzu: Find, Connect and Create New Content | Co-Founders Interview Nick Ghirardelli and Rupert Ralston

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Los Angeles is going to be our home base.  Also, mainly the entertainment focus side of Los Angeles is something you can’t dismiss. 

ParkMe Expands Data In Hollywood, Venice

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Santa Monica-based parking information provider ParkMe said Tuesday that it has expanded the depth of its information in the Los Angeles area, by adding parking information in Hollywood and Venice. parkme hollywood venice angeles xerox parking data Financial details of the link were not announced. READ MORE>>.