Listen to any Article on the Go | Sound Gecko

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When on long drives or stuck in LA traffic a lot of business owners rely on the radio and books on audio to keep them entertained and distracted from the bumper to bumper grind. The post Listen to any Article on the Go | Sound Gecko appeared first on TechZulu.

Demand Media Highlights Entertainment Personalities

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the online content network headed by Richard Rosenblatt, said today that it has launched a new "Talent and Expert Network," which will highlight entertainment personalities through its site. Demand said it would find "authentic and entertaining" personalities which it will integrate into its original content and articles.

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Beyond Entertainment | Social Media as a Tool for Marketers

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A recent article and infographic put together by MediaBistro shows off a few rather telling stats and data points that provide an interesting insight into the ROI businesses can gain from putting their trust into social media. From Fun to Big Business.

September SCribe Is Here

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www.VentureNet.org Here are quick links to the feature articles in this issue: Term Sheet Check out the latest edition of the SCribe Newsletter. Catch up on the latest news, see our upcoming event schedule, or visit the Websites of the sponsors that make this all possible. VentureNet tickets will sell out soon - so don’t wait to secure your seats!

Hot Off The Press - August SCribe Newsletter

Technology Council

Top articles include: Valuing Your Company For Success by Doug Hayes, executive committee, Tech Coast Angels Winning Approach To PR by Julia Zamorka, senior account executive, RuderFinn/West Member Check out the newly released August edition of the SCribe Newsletter. Catch up on the latest news, see our upcoming event schedule, or visit the Website of the sponsors that make this all possible.

Best Reads for Casual Friday: Big Tech Businesses Gets Political

Xconomy

Time to curl up in your cubicle, pop open one of these in-depth, entertaining reads, and catch up on some of what you missed during a busy week. You’ve made it to Friday.

Flavors.me Vs About.me | Splash Page Supremacy

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I recently wrote an article explaining how About.me Arts & Entertainment New Media Social News about.me The battle for splash page supremacy carries on although no one told Flavors.me they have already lost. sold out to AOL. Visit TechZulu for full story. AOL Flavors.me opinion splash page

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HitFix Hits Android

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Los Angeles-based HitFix , the entertainment news publisher headed by Jen Sargent, said today that it has launched its first Android app, called Find Your Fix. The app also ties into content from HitFix, including both articles and videos. calendar events publishing content news entertainment android hitfix

The makers of the virtual influencer, Lil Miquela, snag real money from Silicon Valley

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Sequoia declined to comment for this article and Box Group’s David Tisch did not respond to a request for comment.

Voice Authentication Meets Smart Homes

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In an article in the Sun-Sentinel , it’s revealed that the company in question is ADT. The aforementioned article notes that they are teaming up with startup incubators in hot spots like Silicon Valley and New York City in addition to South Florida.

Treasure Your Startup’s Underdog Advantage

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A version of this article previously appeared in Forbes. If you haven''t already subscribed yet, subscribe now for free weekly JohnGreathouse.com articles! Underdogs have a romantic appeal. Western societies relish fables which celebrate the victories of those who were expected to lose.

The Future of Shopping | Vidzey Interactive Videos

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Enter Vidzey , the in-video shopping platform that seamlessly combines media, entertainment and e-commerce. We discuss advertising, Vidzey’s story, technology, business, interns, and entertainment. Working in LA’s talent and entertainment industry and I’m bored?

Smart Audio – A Lucrative Platform… If You Figure Out How To Leverage It

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A version of this article previously appeared in Forbes. The evolution of home entertainment offers numerous opportunities for startups to leverage the new and innovative ways consumers are digesting audio content.

Interview with Jennifer Sargent, HitFix

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Earlier this month, Los Angeles-based HitFix (www.hitfix.com) an online news site focused on entertainment, announced it had raised $2M in a funding round. What's the story behind HitFix and where do you fit in the entertainment news landscape?

Pheebo TV | All in One Place

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Then there was an article about us and then reviews started coming in and that was just a triumphant moment for us. Apps & Software Entertainment Video App App Store Arthur Matiossian iOS iPad iPhone montgomery flagg online videos pheebo pheebo tv TechZulu TV Videos

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Apple Announces Self-Driving Car Project | Who Will Win The Race of the Electric car

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As to whether Steve Jobs would have given his approval on the project, in an article by Nick Bilton of the New York Times Bilton states that, “In a meeting in his office before he died, Steven P.

15 Hacks to Raise the Most Money for Your Indiegogo Campaign

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In this article we’ll get into how to effectively answer these questions. Apps & Software Business Entertainment Entrepreneurship Finance Gadgets Marketing Social Media Startups Adam Chapnick campaigns Cause Consumers Contributors Crowdfunding Hacks IndieGoGo Influence money ubuntu edge

An Afternoon with Rap Genius | Mahbod Moghadam (Co-Founder)

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This article wasn’t actually from a single interview, but the result of a couple of conversations with a co-founder of Rap Genius , the wildly profiled lyrics annotation site. Wearing sunglasses on stage was for entertainment.

myLINGO | Connecting Non-English Speakers with the Movies

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Entertainment. We had to file our articles of incorporation for the company the following morning and so we took my Polish nickname which is Ola and we took my brother’s Polish nickname Adas and mushed them together.

Liquid Notes | Using AI to Add Intelligence Back Into Music

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article. Yes, we linked the article in our PR emails because it’s a really great reference point for how people are using tools, playlists, sync buttons, and other bits of technology. Obvious statement of the year: Electronic music is everywhere.

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Top Tips for Streaming Services: Cutting the Cord the Smart Way

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Read Gadget Review’s article to learn additional insight on What is Amazon Prime ? Apps & Software Entertainment Amazon Instant video HBO Now Hulu Netflix Sling TV Vue

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These High School Dropouts Crushed It With Some Simple Growth Hacks

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A version of this article previously appeared in Forbes. If you haven't already subscribed yet, subscribe now for free weekly JohnGreathouse.com articles! People will forfeit their money for the entertainment value of gambling, but only if they feel might win.

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VidCon Proves YouTube Stars Are A New Breed Of Celebrities

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A version of this article previously appeared in Forbes. Entertainment. If you haven''t already subscribed yet, subscribe now for free weekly JohnGreathouse.com articles!

Diva Startup Tips: @LadyGaga, @JLo, @Cher, @KatyPerry, @MariahCarey & @NickiMinaj

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Make no mistake, successful entertainers are entrepreneurs. If you haven't already subscribed yet, subscribe now for free weekly Infochachkie articles! Entrepreneurs and entertainers alike must address their fears. Note: This is an installment in the Iconic Advice series.

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Operate Your Startup Like A Grateful Dead Concert

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A version of this article previously appeared on Forbes. Yes, the band also created an entertaining catalog of classic Americana music. If you haven''t already subscribed yet, subscribe now for free weekly JohnGreathouse.com articles!

Past Is Prologue: 13 Startup Lessons From How We Got To Now

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A version of this article previously appeared in Forbes. If you haven''t already subscribed yet, subscribe now for free weekly JohnGreathouse.com articles!

Entrepreneurs Love Celebrity Investors While VCs (Usually) Hate Them

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A version of this article previously appeared in The Wall Street Journal. Entrepreneurs typically embrace celebrity investments, while most sophisticated investors prefer to avoid famous entertainment or sports personalities on the cap table.

Why Millennial Entrepreneurs Should Never Watch Shark Tank Alone

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A version of this article previously appeared in The Wall Street Journal. The reality television show Shark Tank makes for entertaining content but many of its underlying messages are potentially detrimental to tech entrepreneurs.

Silicon Beach Fest Celebrates Tech Startups and Hollywood in LA | Pics, Highlights and What’s Next!

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He kicked off the fest with his opening keynote, saying LA is a unique city of mash-ups, where tech, startups and entertainment – plus creativity, cultures, and passion – mix with successful results.

Everything You Need to Know About Hyperloop

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Fortunately, this article is your ticket to understanding the state of the industry as it stands today. After joining the ET3 Consortium in 2011, Garzilli announced plans to build an entertainment version of the ride using funds from an Indiegogo campaign.

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Machinima.com Raises $3.85M

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Los Angeles-based Machinima.com , an online web site focused on video games and entertainment, has raised $3.85M in a round of venture capital, the firm said today. Machinima.com features news, articles, interviews, and more about animation and video game technology, filmmaking, and other related areas. Machinima said the round came from MK Capital and other private investors, and will go to fund business expansion.

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The Customer May Not Always Be Right, But You Had Better Listen Just The Same

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These magazines are full of wonderful photos and articles depicting the “good life”. Op-Ed customer development eCommerce Entertainment Eric Ries evangelist Experience TechnologyThe other day I was sitting in my dentist waiting room, which surprising enough is one of my favorite places.

Who’s In Your Club For Your Mutual Improvement?

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A version of this article previously appeared in Forbes. I am fortunate to have two groups of friends that challenge, entertain and keep me mentally stimulated. Optimize on people who are: Entertaining.

Why It’s Time for Les Moonves to Go — You Can’t Charm Your Way out of Sexual Misconduct

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I just returned from a week’s vacation in the mountains where I had almost no Internet access but was aware that Ronan Farrow had published a damning sexual misconduct article about Les Moonves, the Chairman & CEO of publicly traded company CBS Corporation.

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23 Million Views – Startup Content Goes Mainstream

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A version of this article previously appeared in Forbes. This conversational approach has proven more entertaining than the conventional “speaker behind a lectern” methodology, which has further increased our viewership.