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Ross Levinsohn Takes Charge At Yahoo

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A familiar face in Southern California's technology industry reappeared in a high profile position this weekend: Ross Levinsohn , the former head of Fox Interactive Media and venture capitalist at Fuse Capital, has taken the reins at troubled Internet portal Yahoo , after the company decided to replace CEO Scott Thompson. READ MORE>>.

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!, 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.

9 Technology Innovations Made In The USA

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These range from technology mainstays like Motorola to companies known for pushing the envelope like Tesla.

The Future of UX | Retaining Humanity

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To bring up the negative consequences of technology can sound like you’re condemning the progress of humanity. We see it all the time. Our eyes?

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

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Their focus is green technology. Idealab continues to explore a range of technology frontiers. sold to Zynga Game Networks, Inc.).

Is Ken Goldman New Yahoo CFO Its Messiah?

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Yahoo! Goldman will be responsible for  Yahoo!’s The post Is Ken Goldman New Yahoo CFO Its Messiah? future.”.

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

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In the arms race of search technology, only the big guys -- Google, Microsoft -- seem to be able to keep up with all of the innovations in the space.

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

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Apple, Google, Facebook, and Amazon are striving to be the super-mega technology company that owns every layer of the value chain. Value Chain.

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Ten of Southern California's Top Software Companies

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technology heavyweights Avamar (sold to EMC), and EchoSign (sold to Adobe)--among others. 5. technology computing algorithm saas software

Yahoo Deal With Microsoft May Hit Overture

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In a major deal, search portal provider Yahoo and software giant Microsoft said that the two companies are in a deal where Yahoo will replace its own search engine technology with that of Microsoft--with potentially huge repercussions to Yahoo's Southern California search engine marketing operations.

Report: Levinsohn, Hulu's Kilar Top Prospects For Yahoo CEO Post

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A report Thursday says that Hulu 's Jason Kilar , and interim Yahoo chief Ross Levinsohn are considered the top prospects for a permanent replacement for troubled Internet portal Yahoo. Regardless of who does gain the CEO post, it's clear that they will have quite a job cut out for them to reverse the ailing fortunes of Yahoo.

Kaleio Integrates National and International Job Listings via Indeed.com | Founder Interview Jim Riley

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Some of our fastest growing industries include: Technology. Using Kaleio, members can find, connect and message others free of charge. Retail.

Yahoo, Microsoft Deal Includes Up To 550 Employees

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Further details on the deal between Yahoo and Microsoft have come out in a filing by Yahoo with the SEC, with Yahoo saying that Microsoft will hire at least 400 Yahoo employees, and potentially another 150 employees to help with the transition, as Microsoft takes over the search engine features of Yahoo's sites.

LegalZoom Adds Former Yahoo President Decker To Board

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Decker, the former President of Yahoo!, to the firm's board of directors. Decker was president of Yahoo from 2007 to 2009, and served as CFO of Yahoo from 2000 to 2007. Tags: legalzoom legal documents executive susan decker yahoo Intel Corporation and Costco Wholesale Corporation. READ MORE>>.

Disney Names Playdom's Pleasants, Yahoo's Pitaro As Co-Presidents

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Burbank-based Walt Disney said this weekend that it has promoted John Pleasants, the former CEO of Playdom , as co-President of its Disney Interactive Media Group , along with James Pitaro, most recently of Yahoo! Pitaro was most recently Vice President and head of Media for Yahoo! Disney said Pleasants will continue to run Playdom.

YP Rolls Out New Search Advertising Product

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The company said the tool not only lists ads on its own properties, but also delivers those ads to Google, Bing, and Yahoo. The new product includes both technology and consultants to help business owners with hands-on support. Pricing on the new tool was not announced. READ MORE>>. local business small advertising search

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DataPop Raises $7M

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Los Angeles-based DataPop , the developer of advertising targeting technology headed byJason Lehmbeck, has raised $7M in a Series B funding round, the firm said today. Lehmbeck, as well as a significant number of employees at DataPop, were at Overture Services/Yahoo. datapop venture capital advertising technology targeting overture

Gradient X Snags Exec From OpenX

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He was at Overture before it was acquired by Yahoo. READ MORE>>. gradient openx executive advertising bidding mobile marketing

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How urRadio Wants To Make You The Radio Station

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Our VP of Technology was at Boom Music, which Launch.com acquired and later became part of Yahoo. What is urRadio? Music. Thanks!

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

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To illustrate the extent to which a company’s name is largely irrelevant to its ultimate success, let’s examine the genesis of six successful technology companies’ names. Yahoo – Merriam-Webster defines “Yahoo” as “a boorish, crass, or stupid person.” A version of this article previously appeared in the Wall Street Journal.

Adconion Taps Sullivan As CTO

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Online advertising network Adconion is tapping a Los Angeles technology vet as its Global Chief Technology Officer, the company said Monday. adconion sullivan executive chief technology officer engineering everbridgeSullivan is also a board member at Graphight. READ MORE>>.

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Are Business Plans Still Necessary?

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and the subsequent acquisition sprees of companies like Google, Yahoo!, Tags: Startup Advice startup technology vc venture capital craze. 

CapLinked Raise $1.6m Series A Round & Appoint Adam Sroka As VP Technology

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Series A Round & Appoint Adam Sroka As VP Technology appeared first on TechZulu. According to CEO Eric M. Now $2.5 million Raised.

Why Silicon Valley and Hollywood Don’t Get Each Other and Who Will Win the Future

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Hello, Yahoo!?! (I talked to an ex Yahoo! This requires more than technology. The concise guide is here. hours of TV per day.

Club Caveman Takes To Kickstarter To Bring App To Life

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and Demand Media. The team is pitching the game with an animated pitch, showing off some of its animation chops and a preview of its caveman.

Laudville Bolsters Advisory Board With Oversee.net's Chuang

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Chuang is currently Chief Technology Officer at Oversee.net,and also has served at such companies as Yahoo! Los Angeles-based Laudville , a startup developing an online platform to help users share entertainment like movies, books, TV, and music with friends, has added Gene Chuang to its board of advisors, according to the firm.

Why Reed Hastings Should be Applauded for Netflix Split

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But the real threat comes from the change in technologies that rule the old business obsolete. argued ages ago that Yahoo! Period. Evite.

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

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Our whole product and technology team is about 500 people. Talk about the technology behind your operations here? How big is YP.com?

Content, Commerce, and Cosmetics: A Look At IPSY's Subscription Business

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Before that, I was heading up global consumer marketing for entertainment, sports, and video at Yahoo. What is IPSY? delivering value. Thanks!

The Corrosive Downside of Acquihires

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And to keep up with the Jones’s it seems that Yahoo! You have been at Google, Salesforce.com, Yahoo! Does Yahoo! Or Die.

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The Search Agency Opens Office In San Francisco

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The company said the new office will help support its Bay Area client base, plus provide it with local access to agency representatives at Google and Yahoo. The Search Agency is a provider of search marketing services to clients, providing paid search, SEO, and other services to help its clients. READ MORE>>.

Metacloud VC On Cisco Acquisition: "Epic Exit"

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The exit is also a huge win for technology insider Sean Moriarty, who was Chairman of the company; Metacloud was started by Sean Lynch, former Sr. Vice President of Technology Operations at Ticketmaster Entertainment and Steve Curry, the former head of Yahoo''s global storage operations. READ MORE>>.

Beats Music's Ian Rogers Heads To LVMH

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Rogers had been CEO at Beats Music, and previously had run music marketing technology developer Topspin Music, which was acquired by Beats back in 2014. Prior to Topspin, Rogers had headed up Yahoo Music. lvmh rogers beats music startup luxury retailer topspin yahoo executivebillion. READ MORE>>.

LA Technology Investor Bohnett Appointed To Kennedy Center Board

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Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. The appointment was announced Friday by the White House and the Obama administration. READ MORE>>.

How YP Is Growing A Giant Tech Team In Glendale

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Our whole product and technology team is about 500 people. Talk about the technology behind your operations here? How big is YP? Thanks!

ZEFR Taps Levinsohn For Board

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Understanding How The Innovator’s Dilemma Affects You

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And weirdly the buyers of this technology often have a vested interest in buying from the incumbent. That would have been laughable. billion.

Slickdeals Taps OpenX, Twitter Vets For Board

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Los Angeles-based Slickdeals , the online coupon and deal site led by Josh Meyers, has tapped two technology veterans for its board. Prior to becoming CEO of OpenX, Cadogan was Senior Vice President of Global Advertising Marketplaces at Yahoo! Prior to Twitter, Hubbard was CEO of Live Nation Ticketing, and was CEO of Musictoday.

Want to Start a Technology Company in LA?

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But we have a great city for building technology companies. You can find very talented technology executives. Los Angeles. Get over it.

Eleven Startup Tips From Mark Cuban

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Mark and his team sold Broadcast.com, to Yahoo! Article first published as Eleven Startup Tips From Mark Cuban on Technorati. in 1999 in a $5.7

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