Big tech companies are looking at Hollywood as the next stage in their play for the cloud

TechCrunch LA

This week, both Microsoft and Google made moves to woo Hollywood to their cloud computing platforms in the latest act of the unfolding drama over who will win the multi-billion dollar business of the entertainment industry as it moves to the cloud.

AI Chip Startup Mythic Reaps $40M from SoftBank, Lockheed Venture Arms

Xconomy

Mythic , which last year unveiled its novel computer chip designed for artificial intelligence, announced today that it has raised $40 million in a Series B fundraising round led by the venture capital arm of Japanese telecom and tech giant SoftBank.

Future of The Cloud is Bright | Just Ask the Market

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The advantages of the cloud are apparent whether you’re a multinational enterprise organization or an SMB. Business opportunities are popping up around cloud computing technology, too, according to cloud computing consultant and blogger Phil Wainewright.

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The Five Major Tech Trends of 2016

Xconomy

“Cognitive computing,” artificial intelligence, machine learning, and advanced data analytics are evolving companies’ understanding of their customers in game-changing ways. The Device-Agnostic Customer Experience. The Continued Growth of Cloud.

Protect your outlier innovators.

Berkonomics

Your competitors may already be working on the next generation of product, as you remain stuck in the mud, even if focused upon serving the customer base with outstanding service and rapid feature rollout. Just think of the computer and software fields.

Startup Lessons From Pink Floyd’s Dark Side Of The Moon

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Their deep understanding of their customers, an uncompromising drive to create a quality product and the courage to ignore the music industry's formulaic approach to producing hits resulted in the creation one of the top selling non-compilation albums of all time.

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Vitesse Boosts Hiring, Sees Growth

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Camarillo-based Vitesse Semiconductor , a developer of high speed networking chips, is trumpeting hiring growth and its outlook, saying that it is planning a long list of new products as its customers serving the carrier and data center markets see growth. Vitesse said it has expanded its research and development staff by 15 percent in the last year, and has a plan for 30 new products for its customers.

Why You Should Make Your Competitors Your Frenemies

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He has been able to take complicated topics like cloud computing and boil them down into pithy messages like “the end of software&# as depicted in the simple logo to the right. Or that we’ve invested in a company where there is no market demand.

Above the Cloud with Dave Linthicum | Shifting Perspectives on SaaS and Enterprise IT

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Join us for a special evening with InfoWorld’s Dave Linthicum as he delves into global enterprise software trends with some of LA’s most successful SaaS and cloud computing companies. The opportunities cloud computing and SaaS afford management. The emerging “cloud focused” IT organizations, and the benefits they are able to obtain. Finding business agility in the cloud. Paths to SaaS and cloud computing that will work for your enterprise.

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UnVenture Capitalists: Seek Investors Aligned With Your Interests, Not Their Egos

InfoChachkie

Because of the advancements in cloud computing by companies like RightScale and open source software such as MySQL , the costs to create a scalable web service have decreased by a factor of ten since the year 2000.

RingRevenue Creates A New Performance Marketing Revenue Channel

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Messenger : Rob Duva , Co-Founder, COO RingRevenue, prior Director of Customer Acquisition, CallWave. At CallWave, Colin was CTO, Jason was CFO and I was in charge of product marketing and customer acquisition. Performance marketing also demands accountability.

Interview with Winston Damarillo, Morphlabs

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Morphlabs is a cloud computing company, part of a good cluster of firms that we now have in Southern California, including 3Tera in Orange County, and Eucalyptus in Santa Barbara. However, they had a lack of technology vendors in the cloud. There's really big demand.

Startup Optimization: Reduce Your Hardware Cost with Chromebooks

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Are you looking for a top-notch computer model to use throughout your business venture? With all those demands, it’s no surprise that many ventures (and a whole lot of schools) are turning to Chromebooks to get the job done.

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Data is the Next Major Layer of the Cloud & A Major Victory for Startups

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I believe that this is a major new area of growth & innovation for the Internet as Cloud Services start to form deeper & richer layers. Over the past 5 years the Internet Cloud has started to form into layers and this is a great thing for innovation. Cloud Data Platform.

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App is Crap (why Apple is bad for your health)

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Their company, my company and countless others espoused cloud-based applications. We evangelized to customer about the problems of on premise software. - The power of the web increased dramatically and “Cloud Computing&# began to take a huge leap forward.

UnVenture Capitalists: Seek Investors Aligned With Your Interests, Not Their Egos

InfoChachkie

Because of the advancements in cloud computing by companies like RightScale and open source software such as MySQL , the costs to create a scalable web service have decreased by a factor of ten since the year 2000.

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Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? Every Successful Entrepreneur Should Expect The “Million Dollar Question”

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A similar experience occurred at a cloud computing company where I acted as an addVisor. Such offers often come from a larger company once the startup begins to gain traction with customers and prove its value proposition.

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? Every Successful Entrepreneur Should Expect The “Million Dollar Question”

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A similar experience occurred at a cloud computing company where I acted as an addVisor. Such offers often come from a larger company once the startup begins to gain traction with customers and prove its value proposition.

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The Power of the Cloud for Life Science R&D

Xconomy

But now that’s changing, because of the power of cloud-based software. Unlike traditional software, cloud-based software is deployed on a central server and ‘rented’ by each organization or scientist as needed. Using the cloud, newly purchased software can be set up in a matter of minutes, instead of taking weeks. Software that uses cloud-based infrastructure also means customers can store and analyze a nearly infinite amount of data at low cost.

TenHands HD Video Collaboration I Founders Interview

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First, billions of users were being enabled for HD video virtually overnight by the proliferation of powerful smartphones, tablets and computers with built-in cameras and availability of high-speed Internet access. What is TenHands and why the name?

CallFire Bootstraps 50,000 Signups and Hires Former NetZero CEO

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Signaling an overall shift away from costly hardware in favor of affordable cloud-based voice and text messaging services for the commercial and non-profit sectors, CallFire announced that it has surpassed 50,000 users.

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We Create Demand for California's Technology Companies. Custom Insurance Programs for Technology Companies. customer relationship marketing programs designed to preserve your core revenue. Apply to be one of 32 cloud computing. Thanks to all of the sponsors and advertisers, who allow us to keep you updated on Southern California's high tech news and companies. Interesting in reaching Southern California's high tech industry? Email us at info@socaltech.com.

The Startup Guide To SXSW Panel Picking

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Stop Listening to Your Customers. A common assumption among startup entrepreneurs is that listening to potential customers is the best. Entrepreneurism / Monetization Customers, research, startups. . Entrepreneurism / Monetization cloud, freelance, mobile. .

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