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skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Saturday, February 17, 2007 About this Blog Ive been thinking about doing a blog with my thoughts on technology and whats happening in the Los Angeles area technology scene for a while, but it was Ben Kuos recent start of a blog that inspired me to actually go ahead and do it. Where LinkedIn Works for Me A Different Kind of Incubator - The Hive About this Blog Southern California Tech Central Southern California Tech Central Loading

How the Hell do I Prioritize Work, Blog & Find Balance?

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I don’t know Ezra yet but since he’s taking the time to blog (which I hugesly respect) and share thoughts I thought I’d take him up on his challenge and also spill the beans on my secrets. On blogging I blog because I love it. My other secret on blogging?

Ebyline Rolls Payment System For Wordpress Blogs

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Los Angeles-based freelance writing marketplace Ebyline said this week that it has launched a brand new product, which helps WordPress publishers pay contributors to their WordPress blog. The new product--which is a plug-in to the WordPress software--lets publishers directly pay freelance writers through WordPress, track payment history, provide 1099''s, and offer up other management of payments to blog authors. marketplace freelance writers payment blogging blog wordpress ebyline

Startup LA and More Blogs

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One thing that was interesting is that I'm finally starting to run into folks in Los Angeles who run in technology circles and who have blogs. So some of the newly found blogs: Joel Ordesky Cliff Allen Marty Poulin and some others I've found recently: Fabian Schonholz Shuki Lehavi However, if I'm missing others that are technology and Los Angeles related, please let me know I was on a panel yesterday at StartupLA.

HitFix Partners With Entertainment Blog

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Los Angeles-based HitFix , the entertainment news site headed by Jennifer Sargent and backed by angel groups the Tech Coast Angels and Golden Seeds, said today that it is in a strategic partnership with film and awards blog In Contention. hitfix entertainment blog content incontention film

Entrepreneurshit. The Blog Post on What It’s Really Like.

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It’s 4.50am. Sunday morning. And I couldn’t sleep. I have much on my mind since I just returned from a week on the road. 5 days. 3 cities. Late night Mexican food. Beers. Airports. Delays. I left on a Sunday. I had to miss a full day with my family, camping in the mountains.

Mail.com Buys Entertainment Blog

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Los Angeles-based Mail.com Media Corporation , which operates the email service Mail.com, said today that it has acquired an entertainment focused blog, DeadlineHollywoodDaily.com. Tags: mail.com mail media merger acquisition deadlinehollywooddaily blog content email Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. DeadlineHollywoodDaily.com was founded by Nikki Finke, a former Newsweek, Los Angeles Times, and New York Magazine writer and reporter.

Lalawag, LA's Technology Gossip Blog, Shuts Site

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Lalawag , the technology-meets-gossip blog run by Sean and Laurie Percival, is shutting down, according to a post from the two Thursday afternoon. According to the Percivals, they no longer have time to properly run the blog, due to a tough job and a new baby.

SheKnows Taps Alanis Morissette For Video Blog

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said today that it has inked a deal with singer/songwriter Alanis Morissette , to include a video blog (vlog) from Morissette while on tour. SheKnows said that Morissette has joined its video blog Mommalogues , as a guest celebrity mom, where she will vlog about music and motherhood. sheknows alanis morissette music women blog vlog video content musicianLos Angeles-based women's content site SheKnows , which is owned by Evolve Media Corp.,

BUZZMEDIA Buys Four Punk Rock Blogs

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Punknews.org was founded in 1998, providing online music news and a fan community; PropertyOfZack is a Tumblr blog focused on punk; Under The Gun Review focuses on entertainment, music, film, and comedy; and Alert The Press! buzzmedia merger acquisition punk blog content blogger music entertainment hollywood

E-Retail Startup Pointy Raises $12M, Helps Small Shops Be Found Online

Xconomy

Mark Cummins wondered why online search engines could help you locate a landmark halfway around the world in a second but couldn’t tell him whether the corner store had a craft beer he liked.

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Why Startups Need to Blog (and what to talk about …)

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Blogs. By definition, you read blogs. People often ask me why I started blogging. I often get the question from people, “I’d like to blog, but I don’t really know what to talk about?&# My suggestion is to blog about your industry. You need a blog.

Xconomy Mourns the Loss of San Diego Editor Bruce Bigelow

Xconomy

It is with profound sadness that we at Xconomy say goodbye to our longtime friend and editor of Xconomy San Diego, Bruce Bigelow. An outstanding journalist, colleague, and friend, and a fixture of the San Diego innovation scene, Bruce passed away today at age 63 after a brief illness.

BUZZMEDIA Buys Electronic Music Blog XLR8R

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Los Angeles-based BUZZMEDIA , the venture backed entertainment and digital media publishing firm behind such sites as Celebuzz, Sterogum, and Buzznet, has acquired electronic music blog site XLR8R , the firm said today. xlr8r buzzmedia music content entertainment blog blogger digital media hollywood

Latticework Launches Personal Hybrid Cloud for Private Data-Sharing

Xconomy

Were you aghast at revelations that third-party organizations were able to capture millions of Facebook profiles from users who were unaware of the company’s privacy policy terms?

Venture Funding Keeps Momentum Amid IPO Wave; Plus Q2’s Top 10 Deals

Xconomy

Last year, U.S. venture capital investments swelled to a level not seen since the dot-com era of the early 2000s. This year could be even bigger. Investors funneled $57.5 billion into U.S.

My first blog post!

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How the hell do I work this thing? Posted in Daily Diary.

Bill Gates on Saving Babies, Educating Kids, and Picking a Major

Xconomy

On a sunny spring afternoon, William Henry Gates III strolled into the Harvard University science center. Several hundred students and invited guests were waiting for him in the auditorium. Security was tight, but not overly so (he’s used to it).

Some of the Best Reads for Casual Friday: Artificial Intelligence

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Bio IPO Madness: Six Biotech Startups Raise $568M in 24 Hours

Xconomy

The window for biotech IPOs remains wide open and six more companies have charged through it, raising more than $568 million in the span of 24 hours. The first was Eidos Therapeutics (NASDAQ: EIDX ), which raised $106 million in its stock market debut.

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Smart-Kitchen Startups Give Cooks Digital Help Via Internet of Things

Xconomy

When it comes to connected homes, the hottest spot is located in your kitchen. The Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, and related technologies are being used to connect ovens, refrigerators, and other kitchen appliances to the Web. Feeling unsure about cooking that fish dish?

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Some Thoughts on Twitter as a Micro-Blogging Tool

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1/ Twitter started off positioned as a micro-blogging platform but in the end became more of an RSS reader. The post Some Thoughts on Twitter as a Micro-Blogging Tool appeared first on Bothsides of the Table. Planning a threaded Tweetstorm? Here’s the rules: 1/Tweet 2/Reply to 1st Tweet but remove your @name 3/Reply to 2nd Tweet not 1st 4/Repeat. Mark Suster (@msuster) May 29, 2015.

Report: Demand Media Targets Critical Blog

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the online content publishing empire run by Richard Rosenblatt, is targeting a blog which has been posting internal documents and criticism of the company. demand media blog critical legal lawsuitAccording to a report from Forbes, the firm has sent a cease-and-desist letter to Demand Studio Sucks , alleging copyright infringement. The site appears to have been created by an unhappy, freelance contributor to Demand Media in May of 2010. READ MORE>>.

Framework Benchmarks

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About What we do Portfolio People Blog Contact. About this blog. Subscribe to our blogs feed. You are viewing a single entry. Please also check out the most recent entries. March 28, 2013. Framework Benchmarks. How much does your framework choice affect performance?

Amgen Migraine Drug Gets FDA Nod, First in New Class of Medicines

Xconomy

An Amgen migraine drug developed to head off pain before it starts has won FDA approval, the first for a new class of preventive drug candidates for the condition. The Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN ) drug, erenumab (Aimovig), is a subcutaneous injection given once a month.

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Hungry for Innovation, Big Food Firms Seek Alliances With Startups

Xconomy

Big Food is getting serious about innovation. Many top food companies are increasingly pumping money into supporting young, innovative startups, according to a recent analysis by CB Insights.

For Sickle Cell, a Complex Disease, New Drugs Could Bring Complex Costs

Xconomy

Cassandra Trimnell has sickle cell disease. She also loves to travel. For her 30th birthday last year, she and her husband planned a trip to Indonesia, and she figured she would be fine.

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Xconomy Roadmap 2018: Top 15 Innovation Areas to Watch

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View the Slideshow With the first quarter in the books, it’s time to step back and lay out Xconomy’s editorial map for the rest of the year.

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How the Rise of Beijing and Shanghai Tech May Impact Silicon Valley

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E-Commerce Startups Open Door to Endless Virtual Closet

Xconomy

The sharing economy is moving into our bedroom closets. We already apply this idea to transportation (Uber vs. taxi) and vacation accommodations (Airbnb vs. hotel).

Stitch Fix CTO Polinsky Says Its Style Shuffle App Makes Data Fun

Xconomy

When Cathy Polinsky became chief technology officer of Stitch Fix in late 2016, she knew one of the San Francisco-based company’s key challenges was continually refining its core software algorithm to make sure customers received the right tailored suggestions in their monthly wardrobe boxes.

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BLOGGER ALERT: How to Start a Blog and Make Money Blogging

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In this article you’ll discover how to start a blog that makes money. There are four types of blogs; written blogs, video blogs, photo blogs and a combination of these. We’ll primarily be discussing written blogs. How to make money with a written blog.

Data Centers on Wheels: How Intel Plans to Capitalize on Mobility

Xconomy

Intel sealed its commitment to become a player in the burgeoning autonomous vehicle industry when it bought computer vision company Mobileye for more than $15 billion in 2017.