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Ten of Southern California's Top Software Companies

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marketing, and not enough of the traditional, software-and-algorithm intensive startups you'd expect to see in Silicon Valley. Factual. Inktank.

Event Farm Acquires Event Software Company Attend

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Santa Monica-based Event Farm , which develops event marketing software, has acquired Boston-based event software company Attend , as an expansion of the company's reach. Event Farm counts such clients as Google, Facebook, Yahoo, Lamborghini, WIRED, SpaceX, and NASCAR. READ MORE>>.

myfab5 Wanst to Reinvent The Way You Find Food | Interview With Co-Founder Calvin Schemanski

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

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Prior to Idealab, Alex led sales and marketing efforts for venture-backed startups focused on enterprise software and services. SuperDemo.

Why Google Fiber? Moat-widening Endeavor & Future of Computing.

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02 per Google search, and provided Yahoo for free. In twenty years, Fiber will be one of Google’s most valuable assets. Value Chain.

SodaHead Connects With Twitter, Facebook, Yahoo

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Los Angeles-based SodaHead.com , an online site focused on a combination of news discussion and questions and answers, announced today that the firm has connected the site to Facebook, Twitter, and Yahoo. Tags: sodahead twitter facebook yahoo software integration news READ MORE>>.

Science Inc. To Buy Social Bookmarking Site Delicious

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Delicious was previously owned by Steven Chen and Chad Hurley, the founders of YouTube, who had acquired Delicious from Yahoo back in 2011 via their company, Avos Systems. systems avos youtube software jones michael acquisition merger bookmarking social delicious Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. READ MORE>>.

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DivX Gets Settlement From Yahoo On Toolbar Lawsuit

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San Diego-based DivX reported Wednesday that it has reached a settlement with Internet portal Yahoo!, DivX sued Yahoo in November of 2008, after Yahoo backed out of a deal to offer its toolbar to users who downloaded video software from DivX. Tags: divx yahoo toolbar lawsuit legal contract READ MORE>>.

UCLA Hack-a-thon Starts Today!

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UCLA’s ASM has partnered with Microsoft, Nokia, WIX, Yahoo! The details of this event are quite amazing. Fri, Feb 22. 00pm Doors Open.

Factual Adds Neighborhood Data

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Factual said it has used data from Flickr Neighborhood and the Yahoo Geoplanet dataset to populate its database. factual neighborhood data database yahoo clickr geoplanet softwareREAD MORE>>.

CrowdStrike Names New CFO, VP

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Irvine-based cybersecurity software developer CrowdStrike announced this morning that it has named Burt Podbere as the company's new Chief Financial Officer, and Lisza Cuevas as its new Vice President of People. Cuevas had previously served at Apple, Yahoo!, CrowdStrike said that Gregg Marston, the company's current CFO, is retiring.

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Why GoToMeeting’s SaaS Playbook Wouldn’t Work Today

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Circa 2001, Yahoo publicly declared that they didn’t do cost per acquisition (CPA) deals. The More Things Change, The More Things Change.

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Factual Opens New API

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Guidance Software Snags j2 Global, Idealab Vet

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Pasadena-based Guidance Software said this morning that it has named Michael Harris as its new Chief Marketing Officer. Harris also has served at Idealab, Adapt Technologies, Yahoo''s Overture Services Division, FileNET, and Stac Software. guidance software executive idealab j2global michael harris marketing READ MORE>>.

How YP.com Is Growing A Giant Tech Team In Glendale

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How YP Is Growing A Giant Tech Team In Glendale

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SOA Software Debuts New Product

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Los Angeles-based SOA Software , the developer of enterprise API software, said today that it has unveiled a new product, providing OAuth capability to enterprises. SOA said its new product, SOA Software OAuth server, extends existing enterprise identity and access management systems to partner and cloud applications.

Do Not Obsess On Names – Obsess On Delivering Awesome Customer Value

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Yahoo – Merriam-Webster defines “Yahoo” as “a boorish, crass, or stupid person.” Jerry Yang and David Filo, Yahoo’s Founders, chose the name, as they considered themselves to be “Yahoos.” Legend asserts that the name change from Cadabra was prompted by Yahoo’s alphabetized listing of search results. Really?

HipGeo Launches Updated iPhone Travel Blogging App

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TechZulu Presents: The Annual Startup Forecast

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MusicMatch was acquired by Yahoo! 28 from 7pm-10pm in Santa Monica. There will be plenty of  FREE  food and drinks! in 2004. On Demand).

Topspin Releases Ticket App To App Store

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Venice, California-based Topspin Media , the venture backed developer of music marketing software and applications, has released its venue ticketing software to the Apple App store. The app allows music venues to scan paper and smart-phone tickets sold through Topspin's software using their iPhone. READ MORE>>.

Topspin Preps Updated iPhone Ticket App

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Venice, California-based Topspin , the online music marketing software firm headed by Ian Rogers, said today that it is prepping an update to the firm's iPhone application for ticketing. The software is used by Topspin's customers to scan tickets sold through Topspin's software. READ MORE>>.

TVSync’s Open API Uses Video and Audio Recognition Across All Four Screens

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Companies like Flingo, Shazam Yahoo, Coincident.TV, Google and Nielsen are all developing their own coding protocals for ACR. Even more choices.

Legal Software Firm Opens LA Office

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DataCert , a provider of enterprise legal management software and services, said today that it has opened up a new office in the Yahoo! datacert angeles office software provider legal employmentCenter in Los Angeles, with plans to build out a team providing product management, sales, and engineering in the location. READ MORE>>.

Leads360 Links With Mortgage Software Firm

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Los Angeles-based Leads360 reported today that it has linked its sales lead management software with offerings from web-based mortgage software firm Optimal Blue. Leads360 is backed by Rustic Canyon Partners, and is headed by Dan Morefield, who was CIO of Overture Services before its acquisition by Yahoo. READ MORE>>.

OpenX Snags Chauhan As General Manager

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and Yahoo! OpenX is a provider of Internet advertising serving software and related services. openx rubicon project internet advertising executive chauhan network serving softwarePasadena-based OpenX Technologies announced this morning that it has named Raj Chauhan as its General Manager of its Publisher Business. READ MORE>>.

Lead, Follow or Get the Fuck Out of the Way

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sure wish the founders of Yahoo! But for years Yahoo! Today’s post courtesy of the Dave McClure school of vocabulary. It happens.

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When Should You Allow Exclusivity in Deals?

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Between the mid nineties until 2007 wireless carriers around the world religiously protected the software that went on to phones and they guarded the end consumer relationship by controlling this software. So the value on the Internet went “up the stack” to portals such as Yahoo!, Excite, MSN and eventually Google.

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MomentFeed Snags Facebook Vet

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Location-based analytics software firm MomentFeed , which is based in Santa Monica, has turned to a former Facebook executive for advice, the firm said today. According to the startup, it has added former Facebook sales director Rob Lissner as Special Advisor to the CEO, to help shape the firm's product and sales strategy. READ MORE>>.

Topspin Partners With TuneCore

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Los Angeles-based Topspin , the developer of music marketing software and services for artists, which is led by former Yahoo Music GM Ian Rogers, has linked with music and video distribution company TuneCore , the firm said today. Financial details of the partnership were not disclosed. READ MORE>>.

MarketShare Bolsters Advisory Board With Levinsohn, Others

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Los Angeles-based MarketShare , the developer of marketing analytics software led by Wes Nichols, has bolstered its advisory team, saying today that it has added Ross Levinsohn, Tom Davenport, and Pat LaPointe to its advisory board. marketshare executive advisory board analytics software marketing markets yahoo levinsohn ross

Anthem, DFJ Frontier Back Janrain

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Two Los Angeles area venture capital firms have re-upped their investments in a provider of identity management software. openid software management identity frontier capital venture ventures anthem janrainJanRain said it has raised $15.5M in its new round of funding, which was led by Emergence Capital Partners. READ MORE>>.

MetaCloud Raises $10M For Private Cloud Service

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Lynch and Curry are technology veterans, having managed cloud deployments for Yahoo and Ticketmaster. metacloud venture capital cloud computing private openstack rackspace deployment management software The round was led by Canaan Partners, and also included Storm Ventures and AME Cloud. READ MORE>>.

Eleven Startup Tips From Mark Cuban

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In 1983 he founded MicroSolutions, a personal computer software reseller and system integrator, headquartered in Dallas, Texas. in 1999 in a $5.7

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TopSpin Ties For Facebook Ecommerce

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TopSpin's current clients using the software include the Beastie Boys, The Pixies, Kid Rock, Trey Songz, The Civil Wars, The Doors, and others. Los Angeles-based TopSpin Media has inked a deal with Facebook music page application provider RootMusic , to offer up an e-commerce app for musicians on the popular social networking site.

Topspin Adds Discounts For Multiple Accounts

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Los Angeles-based Topspin , the developer of online marketing and commerce software for musicians and music labels, announced this morning that it is now providing discounted, multiple account software for record labels, marketing agencies, and others. READ MORE>>.

SRCH2's Plan to Arm The World With Enterprise Search Technology

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Dev Bhatia: Search2 is next generation search software, built from the ground up. tech software instant google search enterprise srch2 bhatia

Square Cash Enables You to Send Money by Email For Free

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Works With Major Email Clients. Now it’s easier than ever to split a bill, send a birthday gift, or settle up with a friend, no matter where you are.”.

Why Technology is Driving More Urban Renewal

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Further to the south are the legendary companies of Cisco, Apple, Intel, eBay, Yahoo!, For those that aren’t aware of the broader technology shifts of cloud computing, the trend is described in a post I did about changes in the software industry. In fact, so many DID NOT that companies like Google & Yahoo! And writers!

Burner Brings Disposable Phone Numbers To Android

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Now, Burner has expanded its application to Android, and also has upgraded its original iPhone software. Numbers can be purchase in-app.