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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. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed.

This Hollywood Star Proves Entrepreneurs Should Be Clueless

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This was certainly the case with Hollywood star turned inventor, Hedy Lamarr. Unsatisfied with the intellectual limitations of Hollywood, Ms.

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

TZ Tech Crawl | Hollywood Edition

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The Tech Crawl is back and in full swing heading to the Hollywood Tech Scene! tour of some of the hottest Hollywood tech companies.

TechZulu Final Friday At WeWork Hollywood (#TZFF)

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This month TechZulu is taking Final Fridays to Hollywood! The Deets: Where: WeWork Hollywood 7083 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028.

Blankspaces Targets New Location In Hollywood

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Coworking space operator Blankspaces says it is planning a big expansion in mid-June, and plans to open up a new location in Hollywood.

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>>.

Angry Birds Maker Eyes Hollywood

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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.

MySetLife Adds Content From Hollywood Reporter, FilmContact.com

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Oculus Courts Hollywood With New Film Unit

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Irvine-based Oculus , the virtual reality headgear and technology maker which is now part of Facebook, announced Monday at the Sundance Film Festival that it has created a new unit to help Hollywood make virtual reality movies. oculus rift virtual reality content hollywood immersive sundance READ MORE>>.

How FilmBreak Is Bringing Data and Analytics To Hollywood, with Darren Marble

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Hollywood's an old industry, used to doing business in traditional ways. What is FilmBreak? That's really the core focus for us. Thanks!

Why Seriously Thinks Mobile Games Are Key To Hollywood's Future

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In the mobile age, what is the key to connecting and engaging with users, and where does Hollywood''s creative content fit into the mix?

Silicon Beach Report July 18: Snapchat in Talks for Hollywood TV Shows

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Airbnb to pay hotel taxes to City of Los Angeles, Snapchat is in talks for Hollywood TV shows, SpaceX lands fifth rocket, and more

New Fund Targets Celebrities, Hollywood

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It seems like combining Hollywood and venture capital is the rage in Silicon Valley this week, as news came Tuesday of a new, seed-stage venture capital fund--run by former Mashable blogger Ben Parr--looking to raise money from Hollywood celebrities for access to hot, Silicon Valley Startups. READ MORE>>.

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.

Ross Levinsohn Named Head of The Hollywood Reporter

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Drone Crash Takes Out Power Grid In West Hollywood For Three Hours

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For all of the promise and appeal of drone aircraft, the growing popularity of the unmanned aerial vehicles continues to cause unexpected problems--most recently, taking out the power to almost 700 customers of Southern California Edison in West Hollywood on Tuesday afternoon. Authorities have yet to locate the pilot and owner of that drone.

YouTube Sensation Annoying Orange Goes Hollywood

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The Annoying Orange , the animated YouTube series, is the latest YouTube sensation to go mainstream in Hollywood, according to a report today.

Raise a glass with TechZulu & New Media Vault at Drai’s Hollywood

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TechZulu is turning three and we couldn't think of a better place to celebrate than the exclusive nightclub, Drai's Hollywood. That's right. We all work hard, now it's time to play hard. Visit TechZulu for full story.

Netflix Expands In Hollywood

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Internet video streaming and rental service Netflix is in a major expansion in Hollywood, and has signed a lease fo 200,052 square feet on the Sunset Corridor, the company said Thursday. ICON said the deal for the Netflix offices is the largest office lease signed to date in Hollywood, in terms of square feet. READ MORE>>.

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>>.

Silicon Valley VC's New LPs: Hollywood?

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Apparently, according to Variety, that source is increasingly Hollywood , and its stars and executives. Image courtesy of Bigstock. READ MORE>>.

FAA Extends More Unmanned Aircraft Exemptions To Hollywood

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The FAA said Monday that it has granted eight more regulatory exemptions for commercial use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), nearly all of them to a set of linked companies in Van Nuys which film for Hollywood. Purwin, who has a long list of credits filming for Hollywood. drone hollywood purwin content license aerospace

Core Performance Opens Tech Dev Center In Hollywood

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Core Performance , a venture backed sports and corporate wellness company backed by Polaris Venture Partners, has opened up an office in Hollywood, to house its technology operations. According to Jon Zerden, the company's CTO, the firm is aggressively hiring for technology and product positions at the new location. READ MORE>>.

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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.

HitFix Snags VP From The Hollywood Reporter

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Los Angeles-based film, TV, and entertainment site HitFix said today that it has snagged the former General Manager for Digital for The Hollywood Reporter, Alex Boyce, as its new Senior Vice President of Business Development and Strategy. hitfix hollywood reporter executive film contentREAD MORE>>.

Four Companies Where Hollywood Is Intersecting With Technology

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There's a big trend in Hollywood nowadays towards animated features--with the development of 3D animation tools to support all of those movies.

Microsoft Unveils Surface Tablet In Hollywood

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Amazon Targets Hollywood Creators With Video Direct

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Amazon--which has made waves in Hollywood through its content efforts for Amazon Prime Video--said it also plans to give away one million dollars a month to the top creators who submit content through Amazon Video Direct (AVD). amazon hollywood creator video youtube movie submission subscription streaming primeREAD MORE>>.

Cinedigm Sells Hollywood Software

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Century City-based Cinedigm said late Tuesday that it has sold its Hollywood Software division to an outside team of investors, led by David Gajda, one of the company''s original founders. Hollywood Software''s tools are used for managing digital theatrical distribution and exhibition. Financial terms of the sale were not disclosed.

Why Hollywood Needs To Make Technology A Priority

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Every day, it seems there are new headlines on the strained relationship between technology and entertainment.

Silicon Beach Fest Celebrates Tech Startups and Hollywood in LA | Pics, Highlights and What’s Next!

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Hollywood Today: The Digital World of Silicon Tech Collides with the Flashy Stardom of Hollywood. Tons of info and tons of fun!”

Hollywood Software Buys Digital Cinema Systems, Inc.

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Woodland Hills-based Hollywood Software , a developer of enterprise software used by studios, independent movie distributors, and exhibitors to run their distribution and exhibition businesses, said it has acquired Digital Cinema Systems, Inc. , a provider of motion picture playback systems. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed.

Digital LA: Games Go Hollywood Live

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This week TechZulu will be streaming Digital LA's Games Go Hollywood panel live June 10, 2010 from 8-9:30pm PST. AGENDA.

TechZulu #TechCrawl | Hollywood Edition

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TZ Tech Crawl is back this month and heading to Hollywood! The post TechZulu #TechCrawl | Hollywood Edition appeared first on TechZulu.

AT&T Mobile App Hackathon | Superheroes & Geeks, Only in Hollywood!

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We walked over down to Hollywood Blvd. Only in Hollywood are you able to mash up Superheroes and Geeks in one big room!

Report: Amazon Paid $15M For Latest Woody Allen Film

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Amazon.com has paid $15M for the untitled film from Woody Allen , according to the Hollywood Reporter, which said that the amount is more than three times what Woody Allen got for his last film. amazon prime instant video content hollywood woody allen director creative movie movies theaterREAD MORE>>.

YouTube's New Investments Aimed At Hollywood Creators

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youtube hollywood channel content creator video funding investment Google''s YouTube has created a huge upswing in content and media startups-and fortunes--in Los Angeles, with the rise of multi-channel networks. A new effort by YouTube to fund individual content creators-- announcd last week --might further fuel that fire. READ MORE>>.

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