Signs Up 100K Users For Sports Site


Marina Del Rey-based Six Degree Games is off to a rapid start with its new Action AllStars virtual world, the firm tells socalTECH, with more than 100,000 registered user in the first two weeks of public availability. The site--which counts both the National Basketball Association and Major League Baseball Advanced Media as partners--offers an online site focused on interacting with friends, playing games, and chatting with other sports fans.

Six Degrees Partners For Moderation Software


Marina Del Rey-based Six Degree Games , which runs the Action AllStars online virtual world for tweens and teens, said today that it is tapping a software product from Crisp Thinking to help moderate its online environment.

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Streetfire Merges With CarDomain


Marina Del Rey-based Streetfire , which operates an online user-generated site focused on car and motorcycle enthusiasts, said Wednesday that it has merged with fellow social networking site CarDomain. Financial terms of the merger were not disclosed. Streetfire operates a site which allows users to upload videos and photos of their cars and motorcycles; CarDomain allows users to share information about their automobiles, including photos, comments, and more.

DivX Links With Sonic Solutions


Sonic Solutions bought video-on-demand service CinemaNow, which was based in Marina Del Rey, in November of last year. San Diego-based DivX , a provider of video encoding and decoding technology, said today that it has partnered with Sonic Solutions, a developer of digital media software. According to the two firms, Sonic Solutions will make movies available for download in the DivX format, as part of its Roxio CinemaNow service.

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