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Pluto.TV Inks Deals For Content From Hulu, Jukin, Others

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Los Angeles-based streaming media site Pluto TV has inked a deal to stream free content from Hulu, Jukin Media, and a number of others , to bolster the content lineup for the service. operates an online and mobile service which provides curated access to video streaming content, and is venture backed by U.S. access to Jukin's popular FailArmy channel, among other content. pluto streaming television hulu jukin content hollywood movies guide channel

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Learn How to Kiteboard Online. MentorMob Launches Free Social Online Learning Guides

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At this point most people know you can learn just about anything online, but MentorMob founders Vince Leung and Kris Chinosorn found weeding through free online instruction to find quality content cumbersome and tedious.

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Amplify’s Guide to Crafting a Pitch Deck | Entrepreneur Resources

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As we turn our ideas for the future into the latest startups and companies of today, there’s always a need for resources to help guide one through the process of it all.

Edmunds.com Bolsters Content With Technology Guide

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Santa Monica-based Edmunds.com , the online car information site, said this morning that it has bolstered the content on its site, by launching a new online guide to shopping for in-car technology. edmunds technology guide infotainment electronics bluetoothThe firm said the new "Car Technology 101" section features articles on electronic infotainment, including features such as Bluetooth, in-dash navigation, and music integration systems.

Here are 10 Tips from BuzzFeed to Make Your Content Go Viral

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I recently had the pleasure of spending an hour with Jon Steinberg, president of Buzzfeed , a company who focuses on helping media companies make their content go viral. But of course we also focused on making content go viral. “How-to&# guides work well.

How To Meerkat: A Visual Guide to Twitter Streaming

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The post How To Meerkat: A Visual Guide to Twitter Streaming appeared first on TechZulu. Like every great startup, Meerkat exploded out of nowhere to catch the imagination of mobile video technofiles worldwide.

How YP Is Growing A Giant Tech Team In Glendale

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The consumer piece is a big part of our business, and the next big piece is the advertiser platform, plus everything we wrap around the advertiser experience, helping them to manage their content, and provide great reporting, and helping them to understand the ROI of doing business with us.

How Deepak Chopra Is Using Virtual Reality To Improve Your Health

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Using color therapy and Hindu Chakras , Deepak narrates users through a guided meditation in the hopes of helping people search for their true self and relieve stress. “I Deepak’s meditation guide will be available Fall 2016 for both mobile and desktop VR systems.

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Clicker Acquired By CBS Interactive

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Los Angeles-based Clicker.com , the provider of a guide to online video, has been acquired by CBS Interactive , the firms said Friday. guide streaming video hollywood content acquisition merger interactive clicker

SheKnows Launches City Guides

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Los Angeles-based SheKnows , the unit of AtomicOnline focused on creating online sites for women, said today that it has expanded into city guides. According to SheKnows, the new site--the SheKnows City Guide --will provide information on destinations and attractions for active women and mothers. The new city guide feature will initially focus on 30 cities, including such areas as New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Dallas, Nashville, Chicago, Baltimore.

Why Twitter Analytics Is The Holy Grail For Every Content Marketer

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Why does twitter analytics considered as the “Holy Grail” for every content marketer? In the world of content marketing and digital marketing, analyzing your tweets can help you gauge if your marketing efforts conducted in Twitter is effective or not.

Citysearch Debuts Visual Guide Site, New iPhone App

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West Hollywood-based Citysearch has launched two new products today, including both a visual city guide, and a new iPhone app. Citysearch said its new Guides by Citysearch service is aimed at helping users easily find new places in major cities around the country, in a photo-centric way.

ShowUhow Launches On Android

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San Diego-based ShowUHow , the startup headed by Kim Folsom developing video-based product guides for e-commerce sites and manufacturers, has rolled out an Android version of its platform. The firm said the Android mo bile application gives users access to its content via the mob ile platform. The firm said the app allows consumers to scan a QR code or barcode on product packaging at point of sale, to pull up videos and product guides on those products.

Business.com Taps Experts For Content Expansion

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Business.com is back, and it''s looking for experts to bolster its content. According to Business.com today, it is seeing market experts to provide it with daily, weekly, and monthly content to bolster the site. The company said it is looking to find market experts in finance, marketing, sales, human resources, technology, and entrepreneurial areas to bolster its library of content. business businesscom guide content marketing online jmiequity resourcenation

Interview with Mike Macadaan, Urbandig

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I actually just got a chance to do this in Portland, and I got to test all of the content coming in from my Portland guides on Urbandig, which I thought was very empowering. We're just being super true to content. iphone guidebook city guide local urbandig macadaan mike

GoPro Links With UCLA's School of Theater, Film and Television

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Action camera maker GoPro said Tuesday that it has tied with the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television (UCLA TFT), to launch a program to provide students with GoPro cameras and accessories to create content, and where it will also provide guided workshops, education, and one-on-one mentorship to students. gopro ucla theater film television video editing content school education action camera

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MeFeedia Ties Into Bebo

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Burbank-based MeFeedia , the online video guide site headed by Frank Sinton, said Friday that it has partnered with social networking site Bebo. mefeedia bebo social networking video network guide contentAccording to MeFeedia, users of Bebo can now watch videos from MeFeedia directly from the site, giving Bebo's users access to videos from over 30,000 different sites aggregated by the company. READ MORE>>.

Catching Up With Joanne Bradford, Demand Media

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The company went from a venture backed high tech startup to an IPO as a publicly traded firm, and over its time has battled the perception of being a "content farm", suffered through Google and its Panda update, and now has emerged as a major content partner for Google, via YouTube.

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Discovering Great, Local Attractions With Idealab-backed Crash

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So, what we're trying to do now, is surface content that people wouldn't have heard of. It's smaller chunks of content, broken out, rated, and ranked, and even lets users add their own lists. tour guided guide startup laubach erick idealab mobile crash attractions tourist interview

Fandango Launches Apps On Samsung TV, Blu-Ray Players

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Los Angeles-based Fandango , the online movie guide and ticket site, said today that it has launched a new app which runs on Samsung Smart TVs and Smart Blu-ray players. Fandango has tapped Related Content Database, inc. fandango samsung bluray blueray movie guide times streaming

OVGuide Buys Live Matrix

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Los Angeles-based OVGuide , the online video guide site backed by Baroda Ventures, said today that it has acquired Live Matrix , a provider of an online guide to live events on the web. OVGuide offers up an online guide to help users find video content, including movies, TV shows, viral videos, and other videos. content streaming video acquisition merger matrix live ovguide

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SheKnows Launches Social Media Feature

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SheKnows said the new feature is the first of several social products to be launching this year, around its city guide, as well as pregnancy and parenting products. sheknows evolve media content publishingLos Angeles-based SheKnows , the women's media site run by Evolve Media, said this morning that it has launched a new social media, community features for the service.

Los Angeles Startup Community

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LA Tech Survival Guide A Tale of Two Tech Cities – Silicon Valley vs. Los Angeles Guide to the LA Startup Community Why You Should Start a Company in. Los Angeles LA Tech 101: The Company We Keep A Few Key People Really Can Make a Huge Difference The Challenges (& Opportunities) of Starting a Tech Company in LA Los Angeles Startup Networking Here are some guides to many of the different networking events around startups, technology, etc.:

Demand Media Launches New Content Channels

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media announced Thursday that it has launched a new product, called Content Channels. According to Demand, the new product is aimed at online publishers, and will provide them with original content focused on attracting readers. The new offering takes Demand's sometime controversial process of tailoring web content based on search and other interest of web users, and creating low-cost articles specifically to address that content.

The Startup Guide To SXSW Panel Picking

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Bootstrapping development, Startup, Website content. . Entrepreneurism / Monetization Apps, content, mobile. . Startup Survival Guide: Beating the 800lb Gorillas. As the technologies aimed at aiding online video distribution expand, both content creators and adve.

Coincident.TV Is “CREATE”-ing Second Screen Transmedia Producers Out Of Everyone [Beta Invites]

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Hours after the panelists debated the future of content distribution at the Silicon Beach @ USC conference, across campus at the Annenberg Innovation Lab a remarkable product demo was taking place by Coincident.TV. There is a television/video/content/Internet revolution coming.

Eight Tech Gadgets To Add To Your Gifts List

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Have an HDTV, and wish you could browse the web or stream content from the Internet? christmas gift giftguide guide list toys electronics consumer southern california startup technologyIt's that time of year again; food, shopping, holidays, and more shopping.

Brian Norgard On Chill's New Front Page

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Last week, Los Angeles-based Chill (www.chill.com) made a stab at that, debuting a new front page meant to guide user to the most interesting videos on the web, through an easy-to-use interface. interview startup guide video chill norgard brian

Docstoc Launches New iPhone App

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The firm, which is headed by Jason Nazar, said its new, free iPhone and iPad application, Starting a Business with Venture Capital , features videos of experts to help guide entrepreneurs along the path of starting a business and raising venture capital.

Purch Raises $135M To Grow Online Publishing Empire

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Purch , the online publishing company with offices in Culver City that owns Tom's Guide, TopTenReviews, Laptop, and other online publications, has raised $135M in a Series C funding round. Tech Media Network acquired LA's Bestofmedia Group, the publisher of Tom's Hardware, Tom's Guide and Tom's IT Pro online, back in 2013. purch venture capital online publishing content guide publisher

Guide to the LA Startup Community

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Demand Media is an online media company operating two strategically-linked businesses: an integrated content and social media platform, and registrar solutions.

Bestofmedia Group Acquired By Tech Media Network

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Los Angeles-based Bestofmedia Group , the publisher behind the Tom''s Hardware, Tom''s Guide, and Tom''s IT Pro online publications, has been acquired by Tech Media Network. bestofmedia group merger acquisition publishing content techmedianetwork tech media network toms harware

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Los Angeles Startup Community

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LA Tech Survival Guide A Tale of Two Tech Cities – Silicon Valley vs. Los Angeles Guide to the LA Startup Community Why You Should Start a Company in. Los Angeles LA Tech 101: The Company We Keep A Few Key People Really Can Make a Huge Difference The Challenges (& Opportunities) of Starting a Tech Company in LA Los Angeles Startup Networking Here are some guides to many of the different networking events around startups, technology, etc.:

How To Vet Startup Opportunities – Quit Your Day Job With Confidence

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Readers are guided through the idea vetting process by covering a variety of topics, including: People, Pain, Product, Market, Plan, Pitch and Pitfalls. A version of this article previously appeared in Forbes.

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Why Silicon Valley and Hollywood Don’t Get Each Other and Who Will Win the Future

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The concise guide is here. And investing in content companies won’t return money! Costs of product on YouTube content is literally 99% cheaper than traditional TV and; Distribution of content can now go viral and can predictably distributed via social networks.

Pluto.TV Raises $13M

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Los Angeles-based Pluto TV , an online video streaming and channel guide, said Thursday that it has raised $13M in a Series A funding round. hollywood content capital venture guide channel video online streaming pluto The funding came from U.S. Venture Partners, United Talent Agency, Sky plc, Chicago Ventures, Great Oaks Venture Capital, Luminari Capital, along with Ross Levinsohn, Ken Parks (Spotify), and Stephane Kurgan (King Digital).

Oh Yeah, That Powerful Computer In My Pocket Is Also A Phone

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This approach of guiding consumers online and then offline ( on/offline ) through the purchasing process represents the future of commerce, whether it is online to a call or online to an in-store visit. A version of this article previously appeared in Forbes.

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ThisNext.com Partners With Lucky Magazine

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Santa Monica-based ThisNext , the social shopping and content site run by Matt Edelman, has scored a partnership with Lucky Magazine. The new e-commerce site is aimed at helping women decide what to buy by tapping ThisNext's social shopping features and guides. According to ThisNext, the two have created a co-branded shopping site, which was launched Friday.

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Demand Media Partners With REI

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Trails.com is Demand Media's online adventure site, providing trail guides, topographic maps, articles, and other outdoors-related content. publishing content topo trail outdoor trails.com trails media demandSanta Monica-based Demand Media , the online publishing empire run by Richard Rosenblatt, has inked a partnership with outdoor retailer REI. The companies announced the deal today.

Tecca Bolsters Board, Executives

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The firm said it has added Rich Battista, former president of National Cable Networks for Fox and Gemstar TV Guide International to its board; appointed Shannon Ludovissy, former GM of Rotten Tomatoes, and Assaf Tarnopolsky as co-presidents; and named Barb Dybwad, former Mashable and Engadget senior editor, as head of content. tecca online content consumer electronics information blog reviews bestbuy best executive