SANDcamp 2013

SoCal Tech Calendar

Friday, January 25, 2013 -- SANDcamp 2013. Expect the weekend to be full of professional development with great after hour events, a distro-summit, and half-day training classes and workshops, kicking-off 2013 Drupal camps in style! The purpose of the event is to bring the Drupal CMS community together and celebrate the platform, find new ways to improve it, as well collaborate to share best practices with fellow Drupal users.

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Framework Benchmarks

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March 28, 2013. Previous Everything about Java 8 March 26, 2013. March 2013 (2). January 2013 (2). About What we do Portfolio People Blog Contact. You are viewing a single entry. Please also check out the most recent entries. Framework Benchmarks. How much does your framework choice affect performance? The answer may surprise you. Authors Note: Were using the word "framework" loosely to refer to platforms, micro-frameworks, and full-stack frameworks.

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Frameworks Round 2

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Last week, we posted the results of benchmarking several web application development and frameworks. The response was tremendous. We received comments, recommendations, advice, criticism, questions, and most importantly pull requests from dozens of readers and developers. On Tuesday of this week, we kicked off a pair of EC2 instances and a pair of our i7 workstations to produce updated data. That is what we''re sharing here today.

2013 Startup Forecast

SoCal Tech Calendar

Thursday, January 24, 2013 -- 2013 Startup Forecast. TechZulu is excited to invite you to the 2013 Startup and Entrepreneurial Forecast taking place on Thursday Jan. We have a line up of amazing speakers who will share their insights and forecast for startup trends in 2013. 24 7pm at The ROC in Santa Monica.

Green LAVA January 2013 Meeting

SoCal Tech Calendar

Tuesday, January 15, 2013 -- Green LAVA January 2013 Meeting. Green LAVA is starting off 2013 with a great event that you don't want to miss. Mikael Elley, Director of IT for Fisker Automotive, will be talking about the startup of one of the world's leading electric automotive companies. See [link] (more

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Southern California Accelerator Report Card: Q1 2013

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There''s been a lot of activity over the past two years in the Southern California accelerator/incubator market, with numerous groups (Amplify, EvoNexus, K5, LaunchpadLA, MediaCamp, Science, StartEngine, and many, many others) looking to help entrepreneurs start and fund their companies. But, how successful have they been?

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Oracle CloudWorld 2013 - Los Angeles

SoCal Tech Calendar

Tuesday, January 29, 2013 -- Oracle CloudWorld 2013 - Los Angeles. Mobile, social, and cloud are redefining how business gets done. Immediate access to the latest technologies is essential to be able to innovate and thrive. Discover your next steps at Oracle CloudWorld. See [link] (more

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Global Economic Outlook for 2013

SoCal Tech Calendar

Wednesday, January 9, 2013 -- Global Economic Outlook for 2013. How can an economist evaluate the outlook for 2013 and beyond in such an uncertain environment? ACG101. Dr. Sung Won Sohn, of CSU-Channel Islands. The global economy faces serious headwinds, including the lingering effects of the American recession, slowing demand among our European and Asian trading partners, apparent gridlock in Washington over the 'fiscal cliff', and a long list of other issues.

StartEngine Demo Day - January 2013

SoCal Tech Calendar

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 -- StartEngine is pleased to present our latest class of startups at our Demo Day on Wednesday, January 30th at CrossCampus in Santa Monica. Nine founders with established business models and strong teams will introduce their companies, spanning from a wide range of industries including ad tech, consumer web, e-commerce, consumer tech, web marketplaces, gaming, and more. This is your chance to hear their stories and support a new batch of L.A.

Here Is What You Missed At VidCon 2013

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If you were not walking the halls of the Anaheim Convention last week, you missed a whole lot at the VidCon 2013. • The post Here Is What You Missed At VidCon 2013 appeared first on John Greathouse A version of this article previously appeared in Forbes. What follows is a blow-by-blow account of the convention''s Industry Day keynotes, which focused on the current and future status of the online video ecosystem. Never heard of VidCon? Think "Consumer Electronics Show meets E!

PMI-OC January 2013 Dinner Meeting

SoCal Tech Calendar

Tuesday, January 8, 2013 -- PMI-OC January 2013 Dinner Meeting. 8, 2013, meeting of the Project Management Institute?s Hank Mondaca, a marketing specialist and vice president, western region at Sonic Mobile USA, will discuss mobile marketing communication tools for today's innovative project managers at the Jan. s Orange County Chapter.

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TechZulu Trend Lounge LIVE at the 2013 SXSWi

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We’re excited to announce TechZulu is coming back to Austin, Texas for South By Southwest (SXSW) Interactive 2013! The post TechZulu Trend Lounge LIVE at the 2013 SXSWi appeared first on TechZulu. Events SXSW 2013 TechZulu 2013 IndieGoGo MLove PromoJam PulsoViral RAPP SXSW SXSWi Trend LoungeWe had so much fun last year speaking with entrepreneurs, startups , panel speakers and making new friends , we decided we just had to do it again this year.

Lynda.com Debuts Microsoft Office 2013 Content

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Carpinteria-based Lynda.com announced this morning that it has released a number of online training courses, to coincide with the release of Microsoft's Office 2013 and Office 365. The company, which publishes online, video training courses, said the releases bring it to more than 175 courses on Microsoft software. Lynda.com has been ramping up its content development efforts after a large, $103M funding round earlier this month from Accel Partners and Spectrum Equity. READ MORE>>.

BIL 2013 | The Unconference

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The post BIL 2013 | The Unconference appeared first on TechZulu. For 5 years, BIL has been a boon for those of us who enjoy learning, socializing with likeminded individuals and playing fun science games without paying a $6000 entrance fee ala TED. In case you haven’t heard, BIL is the tech oriented, community based non-origination that throws an Ad-HOC conference that runs concurrently with TED (March 1-3) every year.

Hulu Launches 2013 AdZone For Super Bowl Ads

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Fans of the advertising which rolls out with the Super Bowl will be happy to see that Hulu has once again rolled out its Hulu AdZone , to highlight all of the Super Bowl advertising which will debut again this year at Super Bowl XLVII. Los Angeles-based Hulu said the Hulu AdZone is sponsored by Toyota, and will let users watch, share and vote for their favorite Super Bowl ads during the game.

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13 New Year’s Resolutions to Work Happy in 2013

Startup Professionals Musings

Welcome to the New Year 2013! Make your resolution today to keep the long road ahead in 2013 a satisfying one. You’ve probably already made your resolutions, but if not, I suggest a renewed commitment to finding happiness and satisfaction in your work. After all, most of us spend more hours in this role than any other, and life is too short to spend most of your life unhappy.

socalTECH Jobs: Monday Morning Job Highlights for November 4th, 2013

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It''s Monday morning, and if you''re dreading the week at your current company--why not look at our online Job Board for something new and exciting? Or, maybe you''re looking for employees--why not join, and post your job for free (members can post any number of jobs at the company at no additional charge)? Some recent jobs: Network Adminsitrator , DreamHost. Assist in the implementation, troubleshooting, analyzing, and maintenance of all networks at all of DreamHost''s locations.

Friday Tech Video Roundup For May 17, 2013

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What''s the latest batch of videos coming out of Silicon Beach''s startups? Here are some of the highlights from this week from socalTECH''s video section , where we''re currently featuring community videos from and about local startups: What is Privlo''s private mortgage marketplace about? Privlo video explains how the company is launching its own private mortgage marketplace. Splash''s social sharing app.

Friday Tech Video Roundup for April 5, 2013

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What''s going with Southern California''s technology world? Some of the highlights from this week from socalTECH''s video section , where we''re currently featuring community videos from and about local startups: Silicon Beach at SXSW. Silicon Beach now has made a name for itself--and showcased the region at SXSW in Austin. What Bill Gross Has Learned Starting More Than 100 Companies.

Everything about Java 8

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This next iteration of the JDK is currently scheduled for general availability in September 2013. The following post is a comprehensive summary of the developer-facing changes coming in Java 8. At the time of this writing, Java 8 development is still very much in progress. Language features and APIs may still change. I'll do my best to keep this document up to date.

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Sponsored Post: Shira Lazar Talks About DFR 2013 and the socalTECH 50

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Shira Lazar talks about the upcoming event , which is being held at the Skirball coming up on December 11, 2013. In honor of socalTECH''s inagural list of the top 50 up-an-comers in Southern California''s technology industry, the socalTECH 50 , we''re partnering with the Digital Family Reunion next week to recognize our list. embed below). READ MORE>>. conference event dfr2013 socaltech50 lazar shira

Framework Benchmarks Round 8

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Merry Christmas web framework performance aficionados! What better way to celebrate the holidays than by cheering on your favorites as they race through a variety of application fundamentals in the biggest web platform grudge match of the season? We certainly can''t think of anything more festive. Now at 90 frameworks and 230 permutations (variations on configuration), Round 8 has something for everyone. And if it doesn''t have what you want, you can join the party! We have fruitcake and egg nog.

Silicon Beach Fest June 2013 Keynote and Accelerator Panel Highlights

Tech Zulu Event

The post Silicon Beach Fest June 2013 Keynote and Accelerator Panel Highlights appeared first on TechZulu. Entrepreneurship Silicon Beach Fest Startups 2013 Accelerator adam miller Amplify Amplify.la Whether you were a startup, an investor, a blogger, a fashionista, or someone just curious about what is happening in Santa Monica aka “Silicon Beach,” the recent Silicon Beach Fest had something for everyone which included panels, parties and more.

TechZulu Trend Lounge Creates the Stage at SXSW Interactive 2013

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The post TechZulu Trend Lounge Creates the Stage at SXSW Interactive 2013 appeared first on TechZulu. Apps & Software Business Development Entrepreneurship Events Mobile Startups SXSW 2013 TechZulu Video Austin Brian Solis D&B Credibility Flurry Foursquare Gowalla IndieGoGo MLove PopTag PromoJam PulsoViral Rambus RAPP Robert Scoble Sidecar SXSW SXSWi techzulu trend lounge TZ Women 2.0

Frameworks Round 4

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We’ve posted Round 4 of our ongoing project measuring the performance of many web application frameworks and platforms. As with previous rounds, the developer community has contributed several additional frameworks for Round 4, bringing the total to 57! This round adds Bottle (Python), Dancer (Perl), Kelp (Perl), MicroMVC (PHP), Mojolicious (Perl), Phalcon (PHP), RingoJS (JavaScript), Spark (Java), and Wai (Haskell).

TZ Tech Crawl | Silicon Beach 2013

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The TZ Tech Crawl is heading back to Santa Monica for the first time in 2013! The post TZ Tech Crawl | Silicon Beach 2013 appeared first on TechZulu. For those of you who may have missed out you can checkout what Mediapost and D&B had to say about it: TZ Tech Crawl Takes Participants on a Tour of Silicon Beach. 2012 TechZulu Tech Crawl – Technically Awesome. A tour of some of the hottest Silicon Beach companies.

Business 2013 - Optimism, But Check Your Strategy

Startup Professionals Musings

Even though it has been a long haul, it’s nice to see some optimism surfacing in 2013. Earlier this year, a new study “ 2013 Business Outlook Survey: A New Reality Of Cautious Optimism ” was published by EKS&H. A majority of small business leaders intend to be more aggressive in 2013 by implementing a range of actions to advance their businesses.

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Frameworks Round 1

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You are viewing the first round of web application framework benchmarks. We have since posted a second round and third round that each include community-contributed updates. Check out the new stand-alone framework benchmarks site if you are interested in the latest and most accurate data. We have left this first round intact as a historical record. How much does your framework choice affect performance? The answer may surprise you.

Framework Benchmarks Round 7

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Happy Halloween fans of web development frameworks! After a several-month hiatus, Round 7 of our project measuring the performance of web application frameworks and platforms is available! Round 7 includes many new framework test implementations contributed by the community. They are Falcore, Grizzly, HttpListener, PHPixie, Plain, Racket-WS, Start, Stream, and Treefrog. There are now a whopping 84 frameworks and over 200 individual test permutations.

Frameworks Round 6

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July marks the fourth month of our ongoing project measuring the performance of web application frameworks and platforms. We''ve just posted Round 6, which includes several more developer community-provided framework test implementations: Beego, Dart, Hapi, Jester, Luminus, Nancy, Yaf, Plack, Play-Slick, and Undertow. The results web site has been improved with test-type and hardware-type navigation, allowing you to share links to a specific results chart, such as Round 6, Fortunes on EC2.

Frameworks Round 5

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We have posted Round 5 of our ongoing project measuring the performance of web application frameworks and platforms. In this round, we''re very happy to announce that a community member has contributed tests for ASP.NET running on native Windows. We''ve included Windows on EC2 results as a separate set of data within the results view but caution that the results should be considered preliminary. This is Round 5, but it''s only the first round with Windows results.

Silicon Beach at USC 2013 | Entrepreneurial Inspiration

Tech Zulu Event

All in a room at the University of Southern California Silicon Beach Event on September 18th, 2013. Pelv-Ice is a pelvic support device for post-partum mothers and a recent winner of the Accelerating Innovating Mentoring (AIM) 2013 incubator and pitch competition. The post Silicon Beach at USC 2013 | Entrepreneurial Inspiration appeared first on TechZulu. Over $50,000 in prize money. Big crowd of entrepreneurs, professors, students, and established professionals.

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Will Your Startup Get Venture Capital or IPO in 2013?

Startup Professionals Musings

Yet 2013 is still projected by The Fiscal Times as a difficult IPO opportunity for startups, due to choppy markets, continuing fiscal uncertainty, and the Facebook fiasco. Based on the final report for 2012 from Thomson Reuters and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA), it may appear that IPOs are back as a viable startup exit strategy. For the full year 2012, venture-backed initial public offerings raised $21.5

Frameworks Round 3

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We''ve previously posted two rounds of results of benchmarking many web application platforms and frameworks. The community''s response remains strong! We have really enjoyed your comments, advice, questions, criticism, and pull requests. Speaking of pull requests, we received tests for several additional frameworks since Round 2 and we have posted Round 3. Thanks to those contributions, the number of tests has grown to over 50.

SXSW 2013 Highlights: Kurt Daradics & Stephen Wolfram

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Everyday fun in Austin, bumping into one of my favorite minds of our time, Stephen Wolfram. Stephen's SXSW keynote was remarkable. You can read it here in 10 mins. His vision for the future ( Principal of Computational Equivalence ) is pretty wild. His ability to articulate his vision, and his body of work is undoubtably impressive. Stephen announced a new programing language called "Wolfram" (.wolf

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Sonos: $535M In Revenue In 2013

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However, the company disclosed Monday that it had $535M in revenue in 2013, nearly double the revenues the company had in 2012, making it one of the largest companies on the Central Coast. Santa Monica-based Sonos has been remarkably quiet over the years about how the company has been doing financially. Sonos develops wireless, whole-home speakers, which can stream music from either a local PC or from across the Internet.

Southern California Tech Companies Raise $709.8M In Q3

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The amount of venture capital investment was up 12 percent in terms of dollars, and 5 percent in number of deals compared to the second quarter of 2013. 2013 q32013 moneytree quarterly investment capital venture california southern Southern California technology companies raised $709.8M in venture capital in Q3, according to the latest numbers from the MoneyTree Report from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and the National Venture Capital Association, based on data From Thomson Reuters.

IndieCade 2013 | A Bite-Sized Gaming Festival

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The post IndieCade 2013 | A Bite-Sized Gaming Festival appeared first on TechZulu. IndieCade Festival has come to a close this past weekend. A two-day event that showcased the best indie games from more than 100 different companies and over 150 playable games. Nintendo, Sony, Ouya, Oculus VR, and other companies have stopped by to show off what indie developers can do. IndieCade was nothing short of impressive with the games on display.

USC Students Show Off Their Innovations at 2013 Innovator Showcase

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On Friday October 25th, this innovative spirit was put on display at the 2013 Student Innovator Showcase. The post USC Students Show Off Their Innovations at 2013 Innovator Showcase appeared first on TechZulu. The University of Southern California has developed a reputation for innovation and entrepreneurship over the years.

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Silicon Beach Fest 2013 & TechZulu Penthouse Featuring TZXSN

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Silicon Beach uniquely features startup and Hollywood entertainment speakers at panels, parties, hackathon, demo day, startup showcase, and more events, June 19-22, 2013 in Los Angeles. The post Silicon Beach Fest 2013 & TechZulu Penthouse Featuring TZXSN appeared first on TechZulu. Its that time of the year again folks and Silicon Beach Fest is about to be in full swing! For those who may be unfamiliar (and I don’t know how you are not!)

Southern California Firms Get $587.0M In Venture Capital In Q2

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in venture capital investments in Q2 2013 across Southern California, spread across 80 deals. 2013 q22013 moneytree quarterly investment capital venture california southern The latest numbers from the MoneyTree survey came out this evening, tallying up $587.0M Those numbers reflected a drop from Q2 of last year, when there was $868.98M in investments across 97 deals. However, venture dollars invested were above Q1, when Southern California saw $569.1M in investments across 90 deals.

Join TechZulu LIVE from Las Vegas | NMX 2013

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The post Join TechZulu LIVE from Las Vegas | NMX 2013 appeared first on TechZulu. Learn about the latest digital media tools & gadgets being unveiled at New Media Expo and CES. If you’re not among the thousands of geeks converging on Las Vegas this week, don’t fret. The TechZulu team has been dispatched to bring you all the action.

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TZ Presents 2013 Startup Forecast

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TechZulu is excited to invite you to the 2013 Startup and Entrepreneurial Forecast taking place on Thursday Jan. We have a line up of amazing speakers who will share their insights and forecast for startup trends in 2013. Topics of discussion will be Saas, Cloud, Mobile, Gaming, Social Markets, what surprises are coming for 2013, creating value with your company, hiring problem solvers, and building sensible businesses.