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Epic Fail: Worst Networking Call Ever


It was a rather hapless soul who was seeking my help networking within Santa Barbara''s startup community. Affinity? The Ask? Share and Enjoy.

Understanding the Power of Your Human Networks

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Building Your Network. Either you have a well established network or you don’t. Network Takes Investment. Roger Ehrenberg.

Worst Networking Call Ever


I just got off the phone with someone who wanted my help getting networked into the Santa Barbara business community. Little did I know when the call began, that it would end up being the worst networking call in which I have ever partaken. One might think the caller was a young person who is still learning the networking game.

How to Build Online Relationships into Meaningful Networks

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I was waiting for my son’s basketball game to start this morning and with the morning’s emails all drained I turned to Twitter and saw this Tweet from Marshall Kirkpatick. Test: open your twitter stream, look at the 1st item in it, think of something to say in response, say it. Theory: it’s really that simple. Somebody I respect.

Ingenu Deploys M2M Network In Tampa Bay, Florida


San Diego-based machine-to-machine networking provider Ingenu said Thursday that it has launched an M2M network in Tampa Bay, Florida, to help support environmental monitoring, logistics and transportation, smart city and smart grid applications. Ingenu did not say if it has any customers using the network in Tampa Bay.

Twitter Networks are Different than Social Networks

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Traditional social networks are more restricted to people whom I already know and information and updates are less discoverable. Energetic.

Qualcomm and AT&T Partner to Use Wireless Network for Drone Flights


In today’s announcement, Qualcomm Technologies and AT&T say they intend to operate drones on commercial 4G LTE networks.

Networking Tips for Entrepreneurs

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Ten Tips on How to Make it in the Meet-up Scene. The technology meet-up scene is an odd co-mingling of entrepreneurs, engineers, social media mavens, service providers, and up and comers. Here are ten actionable tips to make the most of your meet-ups. Meet More – the key to any meet-up is first to meet others.

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AdRev Acquired By Zealot Networks


Studio City-based AdRev , the digital rights management startup that also operates AudioMicro , has been acquired by Zealot Networks , according to AdRev founder Ryan Born. Zealot Networks already owned a majority of AdRev, having acquired that stake in 2014 for $20M. Financial terms of the acquisition were not announced. READ MORE>>.

Break Out From The Comfort Zone | Networking For Designers

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Most designers, at least the ones I know, hate to network and rarely do it. Networking through social media. Apply for jobs you want.

TYT Network Names Fullscreen Vet As VP


Los Angeles-based TYT Network has hired on BuzzFeed and Fullscreen veteran Chris Puckett as its new Vice President of Advertising & Brand Partnerships, the company said Tuesday. TYT Network runs The Young Turks and other online properties. network fullscreen executive buzzzfeed chris puckett content publishing young turks

ACTIVE Network Moves To Texas


In another blow to San Diego''s technology industry, ACTIVE Network , the sports and recreation registration provider, said late Thursday that it is moving its headquarters to Dallas, Texas. According to ACTIVE Network, the transition will take place over the coming year. READ MORE>>.

Ixia Rolls Out New Network Security Product


According to the company, the new product is aimed at enterprise networks, and specifically blocks known bad traffic from malicious IPs, hijacked IPs, and unassigned or unused IP spaces and addresses, all at line speed. ixia network security cybersecurity traffic filtering threatarmor threatREAD MORE>>.

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Zealot Networks Acquires AllScreen


Los Angeles-based Zealot Networks , the digital media company led by Danny Zappin, said last week that it has acquired Culver City-based AllScreen , a video syndication company. zealot networks allscreen merger acquisition digital media video syndicationFinancial terms of the buy were not disclosed. READ MORE>>.

Stage 32 Targets Film, TV, Theater With Social Network


Does the entertainment industry need its own social networking site? Los Angeles-based Stage 32 thinks so--and so far, has 325,000 members for its online social networking site, which it says ties together film, television, and theater creatives. stage32 social networking hollywood content film theater television artist

ThisWeekIn Expands Network


TechStars is a business incubator with branches in Boston, Seattle, Colorado, and New York. READ MORE>>.

Playsino Releases First Two Network Titles


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.

Grocery Coupon Network’s CMO Jeffrey Hudson | Interview

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Recently we talked with Grocery Coupon Network about the future of couponing and the push towards mobile solutions. Now we bring in the Chief Marketing Officer, Jeffrey Hudson to talk about the new application Grocery Coupon Network engineered to allow the entire coupon printing process to happen from inside Facebook.

Nirvanix Wins Fox Networks


San Diego-based cloud storage service provider Nirvanix has signed on Fox Networks Group , the television broadcaster, as a customer for its service, the company announced this morning. cloud data storage content broadcaster networks nirvanixSize of the win was not announced. READ MORE>>.

weeSPIN Finds Funding For Social Networking App


Los Angeles-based weeSPIN announced late Tuesday that it has raised a seed investment round for its music-focused, social networking app.

Digital Networks Group Acquired By Telerent Leasing

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Aliso Viejo-based Digital Networks Group , a provider of AV and IT integration for the healthcare, education, and government sector, has been acquired by Raliegh, North Carolina-based Telerent Leasing Corporation. Telerent said that Digital Networks Group becomes part of its Avidex division. hospitals. READ MORE>>.

ACTIVE Network, Launch Private Sales Site


San Diego-based ACTIVE Network , the online sports registration site, and , a members-only e-commerce site based in San Luis Obispo, said today that they have tied to launch a new, private sales website called ACTIVE GearUp. active network leftlandsports sports daily deal fashion ecommerceREAD MORE>>. Launches New Social Networking Features


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Virgin America Taps LA Startup For In-Flight Social Network


Virgin America said this morning that it has launched a brand new, in-flight social network, based on a mobile app from Los Angeles startup Here on Biz. According to Virgin America, it has launched an in-flight social network which is aimed at helping to connect fellow business travelers on its flights, via the free Here On Biz app.

BeLinked: How Professional Networking Can Improve Your Dating Life


LinkedIn is one of the largest social networks, with 300 million users, and we fell that it has a higher quality user base. Why LinkedIn?

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ResearchGate, Social Network For Scientists Acquires

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We covered ResearchGate  here  on TechZulu sometime back.  To give you a quick refresher ResearceGate is a professional network for scientists.

Tech Coast Angels Launches Angel Network


The Tech Coast Angels , the largest angel investment group in Southern California, as well as the United States, said today that it has launched a new network which will syndicate deals between the firm and other angels. The groups said the network will reduce the need for due diligence when presenting startups to the respective groups.

Broadcom Rolls Out New Networking Chips


Irvine-based Broadcom rolled out a new set of networking chips this morning, used for physical layer transceivers on 2.5G and 5G Ethernet.

RingRevenue Signs Mobile Ad Network Tapjoy


Santa Barbara-based RinvRevenue , the provider of pay-per-call marketing technology, said today that it has partnered with mobile ad network firm Tapjoy. RingRevenue's technology helps track the source of inbound calls from affiliate networks. ringrevenue tapjoy mobile advertising network call affiliate tracking marketing

A Look at Google’s New Network Security Tool

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The post A Look at Google’s New Network Security Tool appeared first on TechZulu. Part of the strength of nogotofail is its versatility.

Fullscreen Gets Funding For YouTube Network


Fullscreen said its clients include NBCUniversal and Ryan Seacrest Productions, and that it now has a network of over 10,000 channels, 150 million subscribers, and 2.5 fullscreen media entertainment youtube network content hollywood venture capital Size of the funding was not announced. billion monthly views. READ MORE>>.

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Report: Hulu Near Network Deal


A report today says that Los Angeles-based Hulu is close to inking a new deal with its network owners. READ MORE>>.

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Interview with Gary Bishop, Network Automation


Our profile this morning is with Network Automation , a Los Angeles company competing in the IT automation market. Thanks! READ MORE>>.

Active Network Files For IPO


San Diego-based Active Network has filed for an IPO, saying in its S-1 that it is looking to raise up to $150M. Active Network operates a network of online sports registration, community activity and group sites, and other related Internet services. espn community online registration sports acquisition merger network active

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Corelogic Buys Dorado Network Systems


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TCA's Sudek Talks Angel Networks


Why band together for an angel network? How did you decide who to add to your network? Thanks for the time! READ MORE>>.

Network Optix Snags $750K In Seed Funding


The firm said the convertible debt round came from Jor Law, Veracity, HauteSpot Networks, Kenneth Lu, and other angel investors. READ MORE>>.

Astute Networks Gets $12M


San Diego-based Astute Networks , a developer of a flash-based iSCSI networking device used in the data center market, said this morning that it has raised $12M in a Series B funding round. astute networks venture capital flash virtualization network card hardware vmwareREAD MORE>>.

Tinder Backs Vina's Female Networking App


funding seed capital venture dating tinder friend networking female vina heyvinaLos Angeles-based dating app developer Tinder said this morning that it has made an investment in Hey! VINA , the developer of a Tinder-like mobile app to help women find friends. Tinder said it would help share "best practices" to help Hey! READ MORE>>.

AnyMeeting Targets Network Marketing Firms


Huntington Beach-based AnyMeeting , which provides free web conferencing and online meeting services, is announcing this morning that it is aiming at large "network marketing" firms with a new program. conference conferencing free marketing network anymeetingREAD MORE>>.