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Think about Performance Before Building a Web Application


” In our performance consulting work, we often hear variations of the following: “Our web application was running fine with a few hundred users.

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Hacking Hacker News – How Wily Startups Leverage Social News Sites


reached out to Michael after their surprising day at the top of Hacker News during early September. This article previously appeared in  Forbes.

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Nimble Links Contact Records, Web Pages


Nimble , the developer of web-based, contact management software, said Thursday that it has enhanced its software to allow users to link any web page to contact records in the product. The firm has been looking to bring contact management into the web-based, social age with its software. READ MORE>>.

Tealium Wins News International


San Diego-based Tealium , the developer of enterprise tag management software, announced today that it has been selected by News International , the UK publishing division of News Corporation for its online media network. tealium enterprise management software news corp media digital marketingThe firm raised a $1.1M READ MORE>>.

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Hulu's April Fool Joke: 1996 Web Design


Hulu's gag website was one of a number of April Fool's efforts by technology firms Friday. READ MORE>>.

The 7 “Free” Ways to Get Traffic on the Web

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The 7 Ways to Get (unpaid) Traffic on the Web. “If You Build It…They Will Come”, may work for historical baseball ghosts, but it’s not a strategy you can rely on when starting an internet company.Driving traffic to your website is a formula that can be reverse engineered. Helpful Resources for Getting Traffic from Partnerships : : Web 2.0

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Curating The Web Using PublishThis, with Matt Kumin


It's all about what is happening on the realtime web. What's your background, and what is PublishThis all about? We're in beta now. Thanks!

Congrats To The Spotlight: LA Tech Winter Presenting Companies at Caltech

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Mobile Web America, Inc. Early-stage companies in the web, mobile and ecommerce space are encouraged to apply for the program which completes four cycles per year, culminating in Demo Days that are attended by the region’s top angel investors and VCs. The time has finally arrived! It’s a gallery of great entrepreneurship. Join Us.

Readers: Support Our News Coverage, Become A Member Today!


Dear readers: do you find our news coverage on Southern California's high tech companies, startups, and technology developments useful? Our coverage is supported by our members and sponsors -- not by web or mobile advertising -- and we need you to show your support by becoming an ongoing member. If so, we need YOUR support.

4 Essential Webpage Elements for Getting Site Visitors to Convert

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Much effort and study has been expended to determine how a web site can better convert its visitors to paying customers. Free Demonstration  .

Los Angeles Startup Weekend August 2011 | The Complete Breakdown

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What a weekend! That’s right… just about the same amount of time it takes to sell out a Radiohead show at the Forum. Rob Maigret. Dan Gould.

TechZulu Heads to CES 2012! And Your Chance to Win A Kindle Fire!

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Share their perspectives for trends shaping the connected TV market, mobile and web apps, iPad, content discovery. for all your CES goodness.

Google For Icons | IconFinder Providing The Best for Developers and Designers

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Before Iconfinder I was working as a web designer and front-end developer, next to studying computer science and business administration.

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First Ever Startup Weekend Orange County Live!

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Tonights Startup Weekend presentations are being judged by the following: Maneesh Goyal. Managing Director of Miramar Venture Partners. Patents.

Digital LA: Digital Comics Panel With The Punisher Himself (Thomas Jane)

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Join the discussion with digital comics, animation and games experts for the third annual Digital Comics panel. Scheduled Speakers. 8-9:30p Panel.

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Why Facebook OpenGraph Will Work and Why To Hate It

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They can discover new music, new foods, new news, new and amazing embarrassing things they would have never seen! What is OpenGraph? It is!

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Congrats To The Spotlight: LA Tech Summer Presenting Companies at CalTech

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daqri is an augmented reality and mobile web content publishing platform that utilizes QR codes to deliver content. Its Time! Its Time! ENGAGE.

Spotlight: LA Tech Summer Judges Includes BetterWorks, CallFire, Idealab, and Tech Coast Angeles

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daqri is an augmented reality and mobile web content publishing platform that utilizes QR codes to deliver content. He received a B.S. Join Us.

GumGum Makes Images Profitable for Publishers

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Think about how many images are on the web. Millions, billions, trillions? Photos…the final frontier. and M.S. from Carnegie Mellon University.

The 7 Ways to Get Traffic on the Web

Jason Nazar

There are 7 Ways to Get (unpaid) Traffic on the Web , in no weighted order they are: 1.) On the web, Content is King. Search Engines. 2.)

Small Business Marketing | Get Customers versus Get Leads

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Share with them how excited you are, ask them what they think and find out if there is one person they can share the good news with. 6. Flyers.

The Future of Couponing | How Social-Local-Mobile has Changed the Game

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Featured Mobile News Retail & Consumers Social Media Social News couponing digital coupons location based services social-local-mobile

E-commerce’s Changing Landscape | Customization

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Retail therapy has long been a rich country’s rite of passage. Or rather, nudged store-fronts to question their position.

5 Reasons Why Businesses Still Love Microsoft

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Cloud productivity services like Office 365 and Office Web Apps are now being used by more than 80 million people worldwide. came out in 1985.

News Corp Shuts Down iPad Only The Daily, Splits Into Two & Appoints New CEO

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60 year old News Corporation today Monday Dec. Thompson reports January 1 2013. Mudorch was also pleased at Robert Thompson joining the firm.

Agent Ace Powers Service For U.S. News & World Report


News & World Report. The two companies said that Agent Ace is powering a new, consumer web portal, Best Agents , to help connect readers with real estate agents. marketplace matching agent realestate content publishing publisher report world news Financial details of the deal were not disclosed. READ MORE>>.

Spotlight: LA Tech Fall Judges Include Mike Jones, CallFire, Idealab, Tech Coast Angels, Coloft

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is a web hosting and virtualization service provider headquartered in Los Angeles, California. He is a recognized leader in the Voice 2.0

Always Keep On Top Of Your To Due List with DueToDos [Invites]

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DueToDos is a web based business productivity platform that seeks to save you time and increase efficiency whether you’re solo or on a team.

Fireside Chat with Cameron Olthuis | VP of Search and Social Strategies at CBS Interactive

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Before that, Cameron was the Director of Marketing for ACS, a boutique consulting agency that specialized in web strategies. Want To Sponsor?

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Digital LA: Branded Entertainment Panel Live!

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At Agility Studios, closed Puma deal for integration into director Jon Chu’s LXD dance web series, now at Paramount Digital. davidbeebe.

Worlize | Virtual World Tied To Facebook, Twitter and Now Your Blog

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Although Worlize may be news to some they have been around for just over a year and they are based right here in Los Angeles.

Thoora: News Aggregation Done Right

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News aggregating company Thoora gives you all your media news, social and traditional, in one place. 

FamilyFinds Launches DailyFinds Email


The first email sent out to subscribers links users directly to news stories from around the web. READ MORE>>.

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DailyFill Takes On Celebrity News


Santa Monica-based Slingshot Labs , the startup incubator headed by MySpace co-founders Josh Berman and Colin Digiaro, officially rolled out its first web site this morning, DailyFill. Similar sites include Wonderwall, a site launched by Microsoft earlier this month, and, a celebrity news site run by Buzznet. READ MORE>>.

RotoHog Wins Sporting News


Los Angeles-based RotoHog , which develops fantasy sports games, announced Monday that the firm has signed on Sporting news, to create fantasy games for the brand. Financial terms of the multi-year agreement were not disclosed. RotoHog said it will begin providing the games, starting with football, in late summer 2009. READ MORE>>.

TZ Startup Hot Seat | Vincent Borel Co-Founder of Webdoc

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Think YouTube but for creating and virally sharing rich web creations and going beyond broadcast. Think Minority Report meets the web.

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Mindbody Raises $50M at $450M Valuation; IPO Likely in 2015

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Kabam Launches The Godfather: Five Families Exclusive to Google+

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It’s some pretty major news at it signifies an interesting list of milestones in the social gaming industry: 1.

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A Night Of #Hackfest With BetterWorks

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Quick Web App Builder (QWAB) – parts prebuilt before competition. Welcome to the accelerated version of Startup Weekend. Teams: CoderTie.

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RescueTime Seeks To Introduce Great People To Great Companies

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RescueTime , the makers of a web-based time management tool, has come up with another service aimed to help companies find potential new employees.

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