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DataPop Launches New Ad Product

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Los Angeles-based DataPop , the product advertising technology developer headed by Jason Lehmbeck, has launched a new product aimed at retailers. According to DataPop, its new OmniAds product uses a retailer''s merchandise catalog to drive advertising on such sites as Google, Bing, Pinterest, Polyvore, Ebay, and Amazon.

Spreeify Launches New Mobile Ad Product

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Los Angeles-based Spreeify , the developer of display ad technology which is led by Ruben Dua, has rolled out a new product aimed at the mobile market.

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Lynx Technology Launches Smart Home Product

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San Diego-based Lynx technology , a developer of software for managing media libraries and smart home devices, said today that it has launched its first product, called SmartLynx 1.0. lynx technology twonky packetvideo home networking ifttt connected smarthome smart device embedded softwareDriver, LLC. READ MORE>>.

Topanga Technologies Plans Product Launch

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Los Angeles-based Topanga Technologies , the stealthy, Khosla Ventures-backed plasma lighting startup, said today that it plans to launch its products next week at an upcoming trade show. topanga technologies lighting plasma efficient energy cleantech clean light fixtureREAD MORE>>.

ZEFR Launches New Product

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ZEFR said the new product provides a "visualization" of YouTube, to allow brands to better target their digital advertising campaign.

Eka Technologies Launches Geo-Tagging Products

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The firm is targeting both amateurs and GIS professionals with the products. accessory electronic photo photography geotagging technologies

Hiring Developers Before Product/Market Fit?

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The problem is you don't yet have product/market fit, and until you do, you don't really know what to build. Far from it. They are very early.

BeBop Technology Expands Into Canada, Europe

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Los Angeles-based cloud software developer BeBop Technology , which provides software for the media and entertainment industry, said today that it has expanded its operations in both Canada and Europe. BeBop Technology, led by Bruck K. Long, develops cloud-based software for handling post production. READ MORE>>.

CALIENT Technologies Raises $19.4M

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Calient said its new funding will go towards expanding its products to the data center and cloud computing markets. READ MORE>>.

How Connectifier Is Applying Search Technology To Recruiting, With John Jersin

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Recruiters can access that search technology in one of two ways. We really are a product of the team we've built. How does that work?

D2 Technologies Buys Webia Technologies

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Webia's CEO, John Wu, joins D2 as Vice President of Products for its Mobile and Personal Communications Business Unit. READ MORE>>.

Google Enters Financial Products Comparisons Market

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Search engine giant Google has made its entree into an area long dominated by Southern California technology startups: financial products and leads generation. google advisor financial products leads mortgages rates leads360READ MORE>>.

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Why You Should Put Yourself Out There and Try New Products

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Here’s the thing: If you never try new product and new networks you’ll never learn anything. In 2011 I started using Instagram. love it.

Biosynthetic Technologies Gets $100M Loan Guarantee From USDA

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Irvine-based Biosynthetic Technologies , a developer of high performance biobased oils targeting the automotive and industrial lubricant market, has received a $100M loan guarantee from the U.S. The loan guarantee was made under the USDA's Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical, and Biobased Product Manufacturing Assistance Program (9003 Program).

Maxwell Technologies Gets $25M In Credit Facility

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San Diego-based Maxwell Technologies , which develops ultracapacitor-based energy storage and other products, said today that it has received a $25M, three year revolving line of credit. Maxwell develops ultracapacitor products, power modules, and a number of other energy and aerospace related products. READ MORE>>.

Qualcomm Making Inroads with Wireless EV Charging Technology

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As the global market for mobile phones has matured, Qualcomm has been seeking new opportunities in the wireless technology business.

Building Products for Mass Adoption

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They use products because the products solve a need they have. Sometimes it’s to play around with new technology. Bollocks.

The First Ever In-Flight Wearable Technology Hackathon

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The post The First Ever In-Flight Wearable Technology Hackathon appeared first on TechZulu. wwinvent.

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How Enervee Is Making Shopping For Products Energy Smart, with Matthias Kurwig

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We are using algorithms to identify the products that are relatively energy efficient. What is Enervee? Where did the idea come from? Thanks!

Aptera Considering Production Move Out Of State

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Product Development

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Thursday, June 14, 2012 -- Software Product Development - How to Triple Your Likelihood of Success. Product development has always been challenging. Software products, while being easier to mold and perfect, offer additional set of management and technical challenges. The industry average rate of success is only 29%.

How TaskUs Is Powering LA's Technology Startup Boom

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Los Angeles has been in the midst of a technology boom over the last few years, with many of high profile startups growing in the area. Thanks!

Maxwell Technologies Sells Microelectronics Line to Data Device

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San Diego-based Maxwell Technologies has sold off its microelectronics product line, to Data Device Corporation , in a deal worth $21M in cash, the company said today. The company said that the sale included all assets and certain liabilities related to that product line, as well as 37 employees. READ MORE>>.

Prime Focus Technologies Gets Private Equity Investment

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Los Angeles-based Prime Focus Technologies , a developer of ERP software for the media industry, says it has received its first round of funding from private equity investor Ambit Pragma. prime focus technologies venture capital private equity ambit software hollywood contentSize of the investment was not announced. READ MORE>>.

A Day in the Life of a Product Manager

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Jay Stakelon , VP Product Design,  Fullscreen. Jen Robinson ,  Head of Product Manager,  Bigframe. Making ideas reality : dependency.

Life Technologies Expands Food Safety Testing Products

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Carlsbad-based life sciences equipment developer Life Technologies has expanded its testing equipment in the food safety and testing area this morning, saying that it has partnered with PIKA Weihenstephan to provide molecular testing for testing in the brewing and beverage market. READ MORE>>.

HireRight Aims At Uber, Airbnb, Others With New Product

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Irvine-based background check services provider HireRight is hoping to smooth the way for peer-to-peer marketplaces with a brand new product, aimed specifically at helping those companies to screen people in their marketplaces. Are you a new startup looking to tap into the "sharing economy", ala Uber or Airbnb? READ MORE>>.

Smoke Alarms: The Smartest Smart Home Product You Can Buy

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Detectors : Photoelectric smoke sensing technology. Ionization smoke sensing technology. Why a Smart Smoke Alarm is Better. Price:  $99.

Fetch Technologies Raises $4.6M

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Fetch said its products are being used by such companies as Dow Jones, Reuters, McGraw Hill and Verifications, Inc. READ MORE>>.

Topanga Technologies Launches Plasma Lighting Product

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Canoga Park-based Topanga Technologies , the venture backed provider of solid state lighting products, said Friday that it has launched a new plasma light source product Friday. The company said the new solid state lighting product is aimed at street, area, architectural, and industrial lighting applications. READ MORE>>.

Two Southern California Technology Researchers Get White House Honors

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Tealium Adds $35M to Expand Technology, Sharpen Customer Focus

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Tealium, a San-Diego startup that provides online advertising tag management and marketing services for enterprise customers, has raised $35 million in a growth financing deal intended to expand its technology and market reach. Georgian Partners and Bain Capital Ventures, the investment firms that anchored Tealium’s $30.7

9 Technology Innovations Made In The USA

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There’s a reason why Apple has recently pledged $100 million in American manufacturing plants for future products.

Transphorm Unveils Products

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Goleta-based Transphorm , the stealthy, Google and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers startup in the energy conversion space, has unveiled its first product today at a conference. The firm said it has created a power diode, based on Gallium Nitride technology, which provides over 99 percent efficiency for DC-to-DC converters.

TeleSign Rolls Out Biometrics Technology

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Los Angeles-based TeleSign , which provide mobile identification and authentication services and products, said this week that it has rolled out a new product which uses behavioral biometrics to authenticate users. TeleSign has rolled out an SDK for mobile app developers to tap into the new technology. READ MORE>>.

VIZIO Licenses Technology From Dolby, Rovi

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Irvine-based consumer electronics maker VIZIO has renewed two patent and technology licensing deals it has with Dolby and Rovi Corporation. The two, separate agreements and announcements, cover use of technology in VIZIO's line of products. No financial details of the licenses were announced. READ MORE>>.

MicroPower Technologies Finds $5.7M In Funding

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The company said the new funding will go towards product development, sales, and marketing. The funding came from Karmel Capital and others.

Twilight Technology, Now Electronics Buy Semiconductor Manufacturer STI

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Anaheim-based Twilight Technology and New York-based partner Now Electronics announced on Tuesday that they have acquired Semiconductor Technology (STI), a developer of NPN and PNP high voltage transistors, MOSFETs, and other transistors. technology semiconductor obsolete acquisition merger mosfet transistor twilightREAD MORE>>.

Convertro Launches New Product

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The firm said its product provides "attribution credit" to those assets--which it calls owned media assets--even though those third party sites do not support first party analytics tags. Convertro is trying to better track conversions and visitors, and attribute those to different online advertising and outreach. READ MORE>>.

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Why Technology is Driving More Urban Renewal

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Back in 2006/07 when I sold my company and then worked at Salesforce.com there were very few options in SF for technology folk to build their careers at big, growing companies. Technology innovation doesn’t occur in a vacuum. And sci-fi writers are but one example of the way society impacts technology. And post production.