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Verizon Digital Media Acquires Volicon

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Los Angeles-based content delivery network provider Verizon Digital Media Services --which is better known to locals as the former operations of EdgeCast--said it has agreed to acquire Volicon , a provider of video capture, archival, compliance monitoring and clip creation workflow for broadcasters. Volicon was based in Massachusetts, and had been founded in 2005. verizon digital media edgecast volicon merger acquisition broadcast content delivery network video capture

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lynda.com Hires Content VP

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Carpinteria-based lynda.com , which operates an online training and education site for computer skills, announced Thurday that it has added Michael Ninness as the firm's Vice President of Content. Ninness was formerly Lynda.com's Director of COntent from 2005 to 2007, and has also served at Microsoft and Extensis. Tags: lynda executive training education content adobe

FamilyFinds Launches DailyFinds Email

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Matt Coffin sold his last firm, LowerMyBills.com, to Experian back in 2005 for over $330M. dailyfinds familyfinds deal blogger mommy content news

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StoryBots And The Future of Learning,With Gregg Spiridellis, JibJab

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They live in our iPads, in our iPhones, in our computers, on television, and have the mission of making learning fun for kids, and makes life easier for parents, and is content they can feel good about giving to their kids. Gregg Spiridellis: We were producing viral video hits in 2005.

What Jonah @Peretti, CEO of BuzzFeed, Sees in the Future of Digital Media

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I began asking around who the smartest people in the online media industry were and two names came up again and again — Jonah Peretti (social & viral content) and Ze Frank (social video). BuzzFeed.

How Liferay Grew To More Than $100M After Starting In A Church Basement

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We have a heritage in enterprise portals, content management, and middleware, and we help you connect to your back end systems and present all of this to the user in a great experience, which connects across all of those different touch points on their journey. The people who started with us in 2005 and 2006 are still with us, and there is a lot of longevity in the company, and familiarity and teamwork that comes from working together for so long that you don't find at other companies.

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

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TVSync’s parent company Voible , has provided fingerprint protection technology to most major movie studios and TV networks since 2005. The platform allows users to sync content and commands across all four screens — the smartphone, tablet/pad, computer and TV.

Why I’ve Shifted More Attention to Facebook

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I signed up for Facebook before many – in 2005 – when I first moved back to the US. Twitter was my public chat board, my place to share blog content, my place to ask public questions and to debate. I’ve been spending a lot more time on Facebook as a blogger than I ever did. So I thought it was worth explaining why.

Interview with Robert Flynn, Aggregage

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In the quest to own the world of Internet content, there has been a huge amount of focus given to the world of consumer Internet content. Los Angeles-based Aggregage (www.aggregage.com) is looking to help aggregate the content across multiple blog publishing sites, and curate that information into specific, B2B niche vertical web sites. For that reason, more and more content is going online. Our model is we don't just scrape their content.

A Serial Entrepreneur’s Take On Brad Feld & Jason Mendelson’s Venture Deals

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Brad and Jason have been exposing venture capitalists’ secrets since 2005, when they began writing a blog series on Term Sheets at AskTheVC.

Interview with Howard Marks, Gamzee

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I returned to the gaming industry in 2005, when I started Acclaim Games, which we then sold to Playdom. Howard Marks: In 2005, when I started Acclaim, I believed the future of games were free to play, online games.

TZ Presents 2013 Startup Forecast

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In that role, he led product strategy and development for TripAdvisor sites in the US, UK, France, Italy, Germany and Spain, as well distributed applications and syndicated content on partner sites like Facebook.

How to Decrease the Odds That Your Startup Fails

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But that’s harder to build in 2016 than it was in say 2005. SEO doesn’t just happen – it requires a content strategy, inbound links, relevancy, keyword strategies, etc. Many startup businesses – tech or otherwise – fail. In our industry we applaud the efforts for entrepreneurs to have tried and we know that today’s failure can bring the experience for tomorrow’s success.

Changing The Business Of Media Through Online Video, With Cenk Uygur

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I started Young Turks back in 2002, and then, in 2006 and really towards the end of 2005, started daily web streaming for the show. Back in 2005, we even had Sirius Satellite Radio tell us they''d pay us a quarter million to not do online video.

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Veteran LA law firm opens a Silicon Beach office and launches a pro-bono “Precelerator”

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Skip to primary content. Skip to secondary content. billion in 2005, and also currently represents Rdio, Beats Electronics, Riot Games, Ad.ly, Redpoint Ventures, and several other prominent private and publicly traded clients. Follow PandoDaily: Search. Main menu.

Hulu Goes Bollywood

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According to Saavn, it will offer five titles from India, including "Sarkar", a 2005 version of "The Godfather." Tags: hulu bollywood content hollywood video

How Frequency Wants To Bring You Internet Video, with Blair Harrison

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We connect consumers to great content from around the Internet, from social networks, from thousands of branded video channels, and around any particular topic they're interested in. Blair Harrison: I sold iFilm to Viacom at the end of 2005, and got out of there at the beginning of 2008.

5 Reasons Why Businesses Still Love Microsoft

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All we have to do is look at the data, though: Since its launch in 2005, Microsoft’s Xbox 360 has sold 66 million copies worldwide. Credit for the writing and research of this article and content goes to Zack Schuler of Cal Net Technology Group, Founder & CEO.

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Why You Should Start a Company in. Los Angeles

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The city has, however, quietly been home to some of the most successful online companies to date, including CitySearch (sold to Ticketmaster for $260 million in 1998), Overture (acquired by Yahoo for $2 billion in 2003), eHarmony and LowerMyBills (bought by Experian for $330 million in 2005).

Stickam Shuts Down

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Stickam had been founded in 2005. stickam broadcasting webcam camera video shutdown deadpool jobs contentStickam , the live video streaming service, announced on its web site Thursday that it would be shutting down its services, effective 11:59PM PST. Reason for the shutdown was not disclosed. The Los Angeles-based company said that it "did everything we could to keep this dream alive", but was "sad to have to say goodbye."

Ten Tech Entrepreneurs Who Are Putting LA on the Map

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Skip to primary content. Skip to secondary content. Coffin sold LowerMyBills.com in 2005 for 300 million and took that money into the Los Angeles startup sector. Follow PandoDaily: Search. Main menu. Deals. People. Products. Culture. PandoList. Events. Back Page. Books.

Data is the Next Major Layer of the Cloud & A Major Victory for Startups

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When I started my second company in 2005 we decided to do everything differently. I had been selling large content management systems and storing documents for industrial-scale customers.

News Corp. In Repeat With Sale To Local Tech Firm

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acquired IGN in September of 2005, for $650M. Those numbers--and the story--seems to be almost an exact repeat of the story behind MySpace , which--also in 2005, in July--was acquired by News Corp. ziffdavis newscorp publisher publishing content videogame davis ziff j2global acquisition mergerDoes this sound familiar? News Corp.

Google Cleaning Out Their Closets

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According to Eichner, Google Mini has been an important part of Google’s Enterprise Search offering since its introduction in 2005 and was helpful however it will be discontinued on July 31, 2012. Another service, iGoogle launched in 2005 will be switched off on 1 st November 2013.

REACH | Disruptive Technologies Impacting the Future of Gaming [Live]

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Wilson is the President/COO of Paltalk, a profitable leading live social interest/topic & content based video and chat community, with millions of active users a month, cross platforms. From 1997 through 2005, Robin was a marketing executive and general manager at PepsiCo.

Want to know why charging $12 / year converts higher than $9.99?

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All viral adoption starts with one thing – great content. In 2005 they realized that this business was going to evaporate over night with the introduction of YouTube.

Can Blip.TV Change The Indie Production Market On The Web?

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Netflix, Hulu, and even YouTube and other content streaming sites have all but obliterated the independent DVD rental business of yesterday. has provided a platform since 2005 for indie producers, distributors and advertisers to provide viewers with this kind of content.

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How to Develop Your Fund Raising Strategy

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I raised money as an entrepreneur, like you, in 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003 and 2005 for two different companies. But I hope you enjoyed the content enough to forgive my lack of time for editing. Raising money is hard.

Its BlogWorld Time! Los Angeles Get Ready!

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Lisa Stone co-founded BlogHer in 2005 with Elisa Camahort Page and Jory Des Jardins. a production company primarily focused on creating premium online content as well as film, television, and videogames. iJustine) is an internet personality, actress, life-caster, vlogger, designer and most of all a popular YouTube content creator. BlogWorld and New Media Expo 2011 comes to Los Angeles and its finally here.

RealD Upgrades El Capitan

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The El Capitan has been using the firm's 3D technology since 2005, and according to RealD is the highest attended RealD 3D theatre in the world. Tags: hollywood content projection movie reald capital Los Angeles-based RealD , which develops 3D movie projection hardware, disclosed this morning that it has installed an upgraded cinema systems at the El Capitan. Financial details of the win was not disclosed.

Pluggedin Media Looks For Buyer

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O'Brien is one of the co-founders of Xdrive, which was sold to AOL in 2005. Tags: merger content acquisition pluggedin hdtv media Los Angeles-based Pluggedin Media , which operates a web site focused on streaming of high quality, music videos in HD and broadcast quality, is looking for a buyer. The firm's chairman, Brett O'Brien, told socalTECH that, contrary to other reports, the firm is not shutting down, but that they are in the process of selling the company. "We

Pluggedin Media Looks For Buyer

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O'Brien is one of the co-founders of Xdrive, which was sold to AOL in 2005. Tags: merger pluggedin acquisition content hdtv media Los Angeles-based Pluggedin Media , which operates a web site focused on streaming of high quality, music videos in HD and broadcast quality, is looking for a buyer. The firm's chairman, Brett O'Brien, told socalTECH that, contrary to other reports, the firm is not shutting down, but that they are in the process of selling the company. "We

Bestcovery.com Rolls Out Web Widget

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Santa Monica-based Bestcovery.com , an online expert review and ranking site headed by former Pricegrabber.com co-founder and CEO, Kamran Pourzanjani, said today that it has rolled out a new widget which will allow web publishers to display its content. The new widget ties its expert reviews alongside content from Pricegrabber, which recommends those products based on the expert's pick. Pourzanjani was CEO of Pricegrabber.com until its $485M purchase by Experian in 2005.

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63 Los Angeles Entrepreneurs To Be Proud Of

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He previously led business development for Affiliate Fuel, leading to its acquisition by Experian in 2005. The apps can stream video, audio, news feeds, Twitter, Facebook, sell digital content, physical merchandise, and much more. Our Best Interviews Via Email: Monthly. Weekly.

EA Mobile Targets Amazon's Kindle

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According to Amazon.com, it is launching an effort to allow developers to create their own, active content on the electronic reader, including games, Internet-linked content, word games, and puzzles. EA Mobile came out of EA's acquisition of Los Angeles based Jamdat in 2005.

Interview with Quinn Curtis, BrightCloud

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Last week, San Diego-based provider of web content classification and security services developer BrightCloud was acquired by Webroot , and we thought it would be a great opportunity to talk to founder Quinn Curtis about how the acquisition of his firm came about.

Brad Feld Drops Knowledge. Here’s What He Said …

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In 2004 / 2005 I was starting to get intrigued with user-generated content. I decided well if I am going to be investing in this stuff at least I need to understand what it’s like to have a blog, to be generating content, and it was quite interesting at the very, very beginning.“.

Its BlogWorld Time! Los Angeles Get Ready!

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Lisa Stone co-founded BlogHer in 2005 with Elisa Camahort Page and Jory Des Jardins. a production company primarily focused on creating premium online content as well as film, television, and videogames. iJustine) is an internet personality, actress, life-caster, vlogger, designer and most of all a popular YouTube content creator. BlogWorld and New Media Expo 2011 comes to Los Angeles and its finally here.

Interview with Brian Garrett, Crosscut Ventures

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In about 2005, I started looking at the local market, and realized that there are not lots of enterprise IT companies here, which is Palomar's focus. Tags: content media investment fundraising fund startup capital venture ventures crosscut garrett brian interview

Interview with Taher Scherzay, FavRav

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One of the previous companies I worked on we sold to Microsoft in 2005, and I then spent some time at Microsoft to get that company integrated. On the site, we have lots of content already developed, so you might send out a newsletter out about yoga, health, or wellness, or for a specific customer you might send them information about weight lifting, and another one information about nutrition.