AVST Buys Application Developer

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Foothill Ranch-based Applied Voice & Speech Technologies , which develops unified communications applications product, said this week that it has acquired the assets of Beacon Solutions , a developer of an open development software framework which runs on its products.

Mobile Healthcare Applications Development

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Thursday, March 15, 2012 -- Mobile Healthcare Applications Development. SPEAKER: David Wetherelt, mobi2Clouds This discussion will cover the process of creating Mobile Health Applications and how it encompasses end-to-end solutions that facilitate continuous access to health care information, expert advice, or therapeutic interventionenabled by remote sensing, ubiquitous telecommunications networks, and smart systems and platforms.

Privacy Summit, Application Developers Alliance

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Tuesday, June 5, 2012 -- Privacy Summit, Application Developers Alliance. Join The Alliance and its Los Angeles members for a developer discussion of the app privacy landscape followed by a happy hour. Hosted by MEDL Mobile, CBS Interactive, and Mobile Deluxe. See [link].

Application Developer Privacy Summit + Happy Hour

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Wednesday, June 6, 2012 -- Application Developer Privacy Summit + Happy Hour. Enjoy free food, drinks and discussion with SoCal developers and top privacy experts June 5 and 6 in LA, Fountain City and San Diego. Policymakers in the State Capitol and on Capitol Hill are deciding how to protect  and whos responsible for  user and consumer privacy, and developers are squarely in the crosshairs.

FatCloud Accelerates.NET Application Development, Backed by Elevator Labs

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FatCloud , a new startup developing a.NET-focused, platform-as-a-service (PaaS) development platform, said today that it has launched it services, helping developers to deliver their.NET applications. The firm--which is backed by Elevator Labs--said it helps provide scale-out processing, data management, and availability/redundancy for.NET applications, using a cluster/grid of servers to help scale those apps.

Brain Corporation Launches Robotics OS

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San Diego-based Brain Corporation said today that it has launched a new, software operating system aimed at robot application development. According to the company, its new BrainOS provides support for common peripherals, runs on low cost computing hardware, and is aimed at making prototyping and development of robots easier for hobbyists and commercial developers. brain corporation robotic application development robotics operating system software

Vinny Smith's Toba Capital Backs WSO2

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Irvine-based Toba Capital , the venture investment firm founded by Quest Software founder Vinny Smith, has made an investment in open source application development software developer WSO2. vinny smith toba capital quest software wso2 open source application developmentWSO2, which is based in Palo Alto, said it raised $20M from Pacific Controls and Toba Capital this morning.

iRise Launches Loyalty Program

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El Segundo-based enterprise visualization software developer iRise is looking to its most loyal users to spread the word about the company''s software, which is used for prototyping and visualizing enterprise apps, by giving those users free, lifetime, personal access to the company''s software.

SlimSurveys Looks To Connect With Developers With New API

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SlimSurveys , the new startup headed by former TweetPhoto founder Sean Callahan, has just released a new development platform and API, the company is announcing today. SlimSurveys said its first partner using the API is Realtidbits, a real-time commenting platform developer.

How Nils Forsblom Is Reinventing Himself In Mobile With TenFarms

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Forsblom is now in Los Angeles and San Diego, and reinventing himself with a mobile application company called TenFarms (www.tenfarms.com). Nils Forsblom: TenFarms is a mobile app developer. We build mobile products, not just mobile applications, but products around them.

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MarkedUp Debuts Windows 8 Analytics Tools

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MarkedUp , the latest startup out of Santa Monica-based MuckerLab , said this morning that it has begun offering up analytics for developers of both desktop and mobile applications for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8. The new startup grew out of Stannard's recognition that desktop developers porting iOS and Android apps to Windows 8 could not find anyone providing any kind of analytic tool. markedup windows8 windows tools application developer software

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TestFlight Hits Android

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Santa Monica-based testing software developer TestFlight said today that it has opened up its private beta for Android to all users. The company--which has been running the private beta for the last 45 days--lets users upload apps, and helps developers track everything from distribution of those apps, user feedback, and beta testing efforts. The company said it already has had more than 5,000 developers upload more than 4,500 apps for testing on the service.

TestFlight Launches Analytics Service

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Want to better understand how people are using your mobile application? Santa Monica-based application testing software developer TestFlight said today that it has launched a new tool, which provides analytics to mobile app developers. According to the firm, its new software, FlightPath , provides mobile analytics on mobile users, letting developers figure out things like who their loyal users are, and who might be a "flight risk" for their app.

SendGrid Ties Into Azure Store

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SendGrid , the provider of email infrastructure for application developers which has operations in Anaheim, said today that it has launched on the new Windows Azure Store. SendGrid said it would offer its email infrastructure management services through Microsoft's new store, which is aimed at application developers using Windows Azure, to help them connect into third party technology. application developer software delivery email azure windows microsoft sendgrid

UberMedia Launches iOS Advertising Tool

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UberMedia , the Pasadena-based startup developing third party, Twitter clients and other mobile apps, said yesterday that it has launched a new mobile ad campaign product called Appvertise. The Idealab startup said the app lets developers create and run rich media, mobile banner ads to drive traffic to their app's download page and increase download for their iOS application. Developers use their iTunes account to pay for the CPC ads.

IT Department and Web Teams | Who Does What Now?

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There are various tech savvy groups of people that can assist businesses in their development, implementation and use of technology. Web Teams are necessary to running websites and applications.

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Stained Glass Labs Patners With Exitround, Unveils App Directory for Google Glass

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Stained Glass Labs (SGL), the first Glass and wearable technologies accelerator has launched the world’s first comprehensive app directory and a self-service app publishing portal for Google Glass pre-launched applications. Over 100 Applications.

GoTV Networks Buys Division From Hands-On Mobile

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Los Angeles-based GoTV Networks , a developer of mobile applications, said today that it has acquired the HOMBRE (Hands-On Mobile Binary Runtime Environment) division of Hands-On Mobile Inc. GoTV Networks said it will acquire the library of HOMBRE applications, client and server technologies, and patents, and will also hire HOMBRE's employees in San Francisco and San Diego. Tags: gotv networks merger acquisition hombre hands mobile application development

Creator…Know Thine Users! | Making Apps the Markets Want

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Part of this will help you continue defining your feature-set, but it will also help you know what sort of brand you need to create and how you’ll eventually market your application to those users. No application will have just one User Story.

Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Startup 4.0 – Wireless is the next big thing – hurry!

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► February (1) Building and Developing an A++ Team ► 2008 (14) ► December (1) Develop a Culture Roadmap ► November (2) Green Week - Save the Environment and Your Cash Creating a Culture of Innovation: Cultural Values.

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Framework Benchmarks Round 15

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What better day than Valentine's Day to renew one's vow to create high-performance web applications? When frameworks and platforms lift their performance ceiling upward, application developers enjoy the freedom and peace of mind of knowing they control their applications' performance fate.

Performance competition is a good thing

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If you've not been watching the ASP.NET team's community standups , you have missed some surprisingly transparent, interesting, and oftentimes funny updates from a major web application framework development team. Not only for the specific achievement, or for the continued performance tuning to come, but also for what it represents : a concerted effort to make the platform provide application developers as much performance headroom as possible. We love this!

Marlin Equity Buys Logi Analytics

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Los Angeles-based private equity investor Marlin Equity Partners has acquired business intelligence and analytics software developer Logi Analytics , the two said Thursday morning. Logi is based in Mclean, Virginia, and develops software that is used by application developers create analytics apps for the enterprise, business intelligence market.

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Clearlake Capital Backs MetricStream In $65M Funding Round

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Santa Monica-based private equity investor Clearlake Capital has led a $65M investment round in risk management application developer MetricStream , Clearlake said this morning. The company is a developer of enterprise risk mangaement, corporate governance, regulatory compliance, vendor governance, and quality management software.

Esri Buys Maptel

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Redland-based Esri , the developer of mapping and GIS software, said Friday that it has acquired Maptel , a mobile application development company based in Melbourne, Australia.

Webalo Scores $3M For Mobile Enterprise Apps

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Los Angeles-based Webalo , a company which provides mobile application development tools, said this afternoon that it has raised $3M in a new funding round. Webalo says its software eliminates much of the coding, wating, and cost of traditional, mobile application development.

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Vinny Smith's Toba Capital Backs Sauce Labs

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Vinny Smith , the former CEO of Orange County''s Quest Software, has backed a developer of web and mobile application development, via his investment firm, Toba Capital. San Francisco-based Sauce Labs said last week that Toba had backed the company in a $15M, Series D funding round, for the company''s testing software, which is aimed at the mobile and web application development market.

SmartDrive Sets New Engineering VP

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SmartDrive Systems said that Deninger will focus on product innovation for SmartDrive''s platform, application development, and firmware quality assurance. SmartDrive develops video-based, driver safety and monitoring systems for the fleet tracking industry. San Diego-based SmartDrive Systems announced today that it has named Andy Deninger as the company''s new Vice President of Engineering.

TigerLogic Sells Off Business Unit For $22M

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Irvine-based TigerLogic , a developer of application development tools, said Wednesday that it has sold off its Multidimensional Database Management Systems (MDMS) business to Rocket Software , in a deal worth $22M in cash. TigerLogic said the divestiture will help it focus on its cloud-based platforms in the social and mobile business area. TigerLogic was advised by Viant Group in the deal. READ MORE>>.

PaeDae Ties Into appMobi

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Los Angeles-based mobile advertising startup PaeDae announced this morning that it has tied into Intel''s appMobi effort, which will allow Intel developers to integrate with its advertising platform. PaeDae said the move will give it access to over 150,000 developers using appMobi''s software.

Pathway Genomics Names SBA's Barreto As Advisor

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San Diego-based medical diagnostics and health applications developer Pathway Genomics said this morning that it has added former U.S. Pathway Genomics develops a specific cancer test aimed at helping target cancer variants found in Mexican-Americans and possibly other Latino populations. Small Business Administration head Hector Barreto to its Strategic Advisory Board.

Ciphrex Gets $500K For Bitcoin Wallet

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Ciphrex--which was founded by Enrique and Eric Lombrozo, says it is developing a multisignature, Bitcoin wallet application aimed at both individuals and for application development in the enterprise. San Diego-based Ciphrex announced this morning that it has raised $500,000 in a Series A round, for the company''s Bitcoin wallet software.

Prevoty Picks Up $8M For Secure Application Software

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Los Angeles-based Prevoty , a develops of software toolsets used to provide runtime protection of applications, has raised $8M in a Series A funding round, the company said today. Prevoty''s software development kits (SDKs) and technology helps application developers build in their own, self-monitoring tools, which can be used to prevent intrusion and malicious attacks. prevoty venture capital security secure application monitoring cloud software