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.

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.

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Application Developer Privacy Summit + Happy Hour

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Tuesday, June 5, 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.

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.

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.

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

LA web application developers meetup

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Tuesday, March 24, 2009 -- LA web application developers meetup. Three 15 minute presentations on programming and technology. Blake Mizerany, the creator of SinatraRB. Darren Rush, who built and sold Koders.com. ATandT Interactive speaker. See [link] (more

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.

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.

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

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.

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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.

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

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!

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.

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.

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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.

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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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.

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

Framework Benchmarks Round 10

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Much of the effort in the past year has been focused on improving the toolset, allowing contributors to create their own test and development environment with less effort and to optionally focus on just the frameworks or platforms of interest to them.

Los Angeles Startup Events

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I recently posted about the Increase in Early-Stage Startup Activity in Los Angeles. In that post, I mentioned how one of the signals is the big increase in number of startup events and the number of attendees at those events. I realized that it has been a little while since I posted about the Los Angeles Startup Community and so needed to update my list of startup events that will be out of date almost before I finish publishing it.

Factual Partners with EMC Greenplum

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Factual operates an online data service, targeted at application developers, to retrieve live data on business locations, restaurants, and other verticals. Los Angeles-based Factual has inked a partnership with EMC, as part of EMC's new Grenplus Chorus toolset for data scientist collaboration. According to Factual, its data is available through the Greenplum corus platfor, which will allow data scientists to use data from Factual as part of their own, existing data.

Cie Studios Powers Nitto Tires

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Long Beach-based interactive applications developer Cie Studios , the developer of the Facebook game Car Town, reported this week that it has launched a new website and online experience for tire brand Nitto Tire. Cie Studios said the mobile-optimized site includes ways for customers to engage with the brand on Facebook and Twitter. Nitto apparently has been using the firm for the past 13 years. Financial details of the win were not announced.

FastPay Finds Funding

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Los Angeles-based FastPay , a provider of payment products for digital publishers, application developers, and game developers, said today that it has raised a funding round. fastpay venture capital finance game applicatoin developmentAmount of the funding was not disclosed. Source of the new funding was also not announced.

Signal Sciences: Protecting Web Apps In The Era Of DevOps, with Andrew Peterson

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In today's world of web application development, speed is everything. Developers are now turning out code and releasing it live to the world in near real time--what is called DevOps and Agile development. Venice Beach-based Signal Sciences (www.signalsciences.com) has created sofdtware designed for those application developers to help protect those web applications. How does this look like to those developers?

Frameworks Round 2

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Last week, we posted the results of benchmarking several web application development and frameworks. We received comments, recommendations, advice, criticism, questions, and most importantly pull requests from dozens of readers and developers.

Framework Benchmarks Round 9

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Similarly, we expect that some application platforms are better suited for NUMA than others. If you are a web developer using C++, you win this particular bragging-rights game. We provide web and mobile application development services and are passionate about application performance.

PaeDae Debuts System To Help Mobile App Developers Find New Users

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One of the biggest issues facing mobile application developers today, is finding new users among a gigantic sea of applications. A Los Angeles-based startup, PaeDae , is looking to change that with a new platform it is calling BARTR , which it says will let mobile app developers exchange traffic and users. bartr paedae mobile development software exchange link traffic advertising

GRP Partners Leads Investment In Awe.sm

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Los Angeles-based GRP Partners is one of the lead investors in a developer of social media analytics software, Awe.sm , Awe.sm s tools are used by application developers to monitor and measure social media and sharing activity through their apps. partners software developer sharing analytics media social capital venture awesmsaid Thursday. Awe.sm

Total Immersion Takes On AR Video Games

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Los Angeles-based Total Immersion , the developer of augmented reality (AR) software, is aiming at the game development market with its technology today, saying it has released a new version of its software specifically aimed at game and application developers. total immersion augmented reality videogame games development

Punchcard Rolls Out Nationally

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Pasadena-based Punchcard , the mobile application developer which develops loyalty programs for retailers, said today that it is now available nationwide, after a debut in Southern California earlier this year. punchcard local marketing mobile application loyalty smartphone national advertising idealab