Gary Hayslip on the City of San Diego as Cybersecurity Test Bed
AUGUST 9, 2016
Hayslip is deputy director and chief information security officer (CISO) for the city of San Diego. Gary Hayslip. Cities are businesses.
At “The Vine,” Developer Builds a Vertical Campus for Tech Startups
AUGUST 22, 2016
In San Diego, the Irvine Company provided the entire second floor of its Broadway Street building at no cost for the downtown EvoNexus incubator.
The Five Major Tech Trends of 2016
NOVEMBER 7, 2016
Through screen mirroring, users have greater flexibility over how they view – and share – content. The Device-Agnostic Customer Experience.
50 Podcasts You Should Be Listening To—and 5 New Ways to Find Them
DECEMBER 14, 2016
If you’re not much of a podcast listener and you have a sense that you’re missing out on a lot of great content, you’re absolutely right. But now is a good time to fix that, thanks to a new profusion of listening options. And to get you started, I have a few shows to suggest. Fifty of them, in fact.
With “Go,” Amazon Identifies Another Job It Can Do Better
FEBRUARY 15, 2017
Audible is far better than its predecessors at doing the job I need done as I travel to and from my office – provide on-demand access to an array of rich, custom content. Early last year, I “fired” talk radio along with NPR’s morning and evening editions. That same day, I “hired” Amazon Audible as my commute companion.
Report: San Diego News Network Seeks Buyer
JUNE 2, 2010
A report last night from the San Diego Union Tribune says that San Diego News Network (SDNN), the local news effort run by entrepreneurs Neil Senturia and Barbara Bry, is looking for a buyer. According to the San Diego Union Tribune, SDNN has let go of some of its staff, but is still updating the site.
Seismic Snags $20M For Content Management Software
JANUARY 8, 2015
San Diego-based sales software developer Seismic has raised $20M in a Series B funding round, to go towards its sales content management software, the company said this morning. seismic content management sales software The funding was led by JMI Equity, and also included Sigma West. Seismic is led by Doug Winter.
San Diego News Network Gets $700K
AUGUST 4, 2009
San Diego News Network , an online, local community news site run by Neil Senturia and Barbara Bry, as well as former executives of the San Diego Union Tribune, has raised $707,220 in funding, part of a $2.0M Disclaimer: socalTECH.com is a content partner with SDNN). funding effort by the company. READ MORE>>.
Midway Games Cuts In San Diego
DECEMBER 16, 2008
Midway Games, a Chicago-based video games developer, announced Tuesday afternoon that it has cut 25 percent of its staff, in a move that also affects the firm's San Diego locations. Number of San Diego employees affected by the move was not disclosed.
Stocktwits Inks Content Deal With CNNMoney
MAY 9, 2011
San Diego-based Stocktwits , the stock-focused, online social media site headed by Howard Lindzon, has inked a new content deal with CNNMoney , the firm said today. stocktwits cnnmoney content financial social media twitter finance blog bloggingFinancial detail fo the deal were not disclosed. READ MORE>>.
THQ Lays Off 100 Employees, Closes San Diego Office
JANUARY 30, 2009
Calabasas-based THQ , which develops computer game titles, is closing its San Diego, UK, and Germany offices, and has laid off 100 employees, according to an email to employees from CEO Brian Farrell. Tags: jobs employment layoff content games wireless The move is part of a restructuring of the firm's THQ Wireless operations.
Deloitte Announces Local Fast 500 Winners
NOVEMBER 14, 2012
Next was San Diego's Neurocrine Biosciences , with 6225% growth rate at number 30; then ServiceNow , also in San Diego, with 4873% growth.
The Real Cracks in the Foundation of Ransomware
JULY 22, 2016
Unfortunately, in the world of cybersecurity, respites like these never seem to last very long. Cutting ransomware off at the knees. It’s that simple.
Evoke Pharma’s Stock Sinks on Stomach Drug’s Phase 3 Failure
JULY 18, 2016
The company is developing a nasal formulation of metoclopramide, , an already-approved treatment for digestive pain and other symptoms related to the stomach being unable to empty its contents. In early trading Monday, Evoke’s (NASDAQ: EVOK ) stock price was down 72 percent to $3.02 per share as of 11:30 a.m. in New York.
Announcing The Socaltech 50: Southern California's Up-and-Comers
NOVEMBER 19, 2013
So, without further ado, here''s the list of this year''s 2013 Socaltech 50 : Basil Abifaker , Transaction Wireless (San Diego, digital gift cards).
Sony Online Entertainment Cuts Jobs
MARCH 31, 2011
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Business.com Taps Experts For Content Expansion
JULY 17, 2013
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. business businesscom guide content marketing online jmiequity resourcenation The new company is backed by JMI Equity.
Soci Gets $1.5M For Social Media Marketing
NOVEMBER 17, 2014
San Diego-based Soci , a developer of a social content discovery engine and social media marketing software product, has raised $1.5M Soci, led by Afif Khoury, develops a social content discovery and marketing engine. soci social media marketing venture capital content discovery in a Series A funding. READ MORE>>.
Nirvanix Wins Fox Networks
AUGUST 20, 2012
San Diego-based cloud storage service provider Nirvanix has signed on Fox Networks Group , the television broadcaster, as a customer for its service, the company announced this morning. cloud data storage content broadcaster networks nirvanixSize of the win was not announced. READ MORE>>.
Legend3D Scores $19M
DECEMBER 13, 2011
San Diego-based Legend3d , a developer of 2D to 3D movie conversion technology, has raised $19M in a Series E funding round. READ MORE>>.
Sony Online Entertainment Launches User-Generated Content Program
SEPTEMBER 7, 2012
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Sony To Provide $1M Identity Theft Protection For Users After Attack
MAY 6, 2011
Sony Online Entertainment, the unit of Sony affected by the hack attacks, is based in San Diego. READ MORE>>.
Slacker Launches New Facebook App
SEPTEMBER 22, 2011
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Zui.com Launches New Social Networking Features
APRIL 24, 2012
Zui is backed by Emergence Capital, Mission Ventures, Maveron and the Scholastic Corporation. READ MORE>>.
Sony Online Entertainment Restarts Game Services
MAY 16, 2011
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Sony Online Entertainment: 24.6 Million Accounts Stolen
MAY 3, 2011
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KidZui Lands $2.4M More, Launches Original Video Efforts
DECEMBER 14, 2011
San Diego-based KidZui , the developer of a service which provides kid-safe content via a search engine and browser, announced this morning that it has raised $2.4M in new funding, and will start creating its own, original video content. kidzui venture capital original video hollywood content kidsREAD MORE>>.
Slacker Expands ESPN Radio Stations
JUNE 12, 2012
San Diego-based online, personalized Internet radio service Slacker said Monday that it has launched a new set of ESPN stations on its service.
SOCi Scores $2.25M For Social Media Marketing Tools
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
San Diego-based SOCi , a developer of social media management and marketing software, has raised $2.25M in funding, the company said Wednesday. SOCi is taking aim at competitors such as Hootsuite, with what it says is a "next-generation" social media content discovery and marketing product. READ MORE>>.
Mob Science Raises $1M For Social Gaming
MARCH 27, 2012
San Diego-based Mob Science , a developer of social Facebook games, said this morning that it has raised $1M in a seed funding round. science mobscience venture capital social gaming angel facebook videogame contentThe round came from David Young, the CEO of Joyent, Mark Surfas of GameSpy Industries, along with other angels.
Slacker Adds ESPN Sports
MARCH 23, 2011
San Diego-based personalized radio and music service Slacker said today that it has added content from ESPN Sports to its service.
JMI Equity Backs BrightLine
JULY 19, 2011
San Diego-based private equity firm JMI Equity has backed a provider of marketing services for the interactive TV market. equity brightline venture capital private interactive televisoin content advertisingSize and financial details of the investment were not disclosed. READ MORE>>.
Report: Chumby Has Shut Down
APRIL 20, 2012
San Diego-based Chumby , which had developed Internet-connected, alarm-clock like devices and similar technology, has shut down, according to a report Friday. The firm had raised on the order of $25M in funding for its efforts. READ MORE>>. electronics jobs employment shutdown device internet chumby
StockTwits In Canadian Distribution Deal
NOVEMBER 14, 2011
San Diego-based StockTwits , the stock-focused micro messaging and discussion startup headed by Howard Lindzon, announced today that it has inked a distribution partnership with Canadian newspaper The Globe and Mail. StockTwits has been pursuing partnerships with major content sites, including Yahoo! READ MORE>>.
Nirvanix Ties Into Symantec Enterprise Vault
MAY 4, 2011
Nirvanix said the support will come in Enterprise Vault 10, schedule to be available this summer. READ MORE>>.
Amazon's New AutoRip Converts CDs To MP3, Echoes AnywhereCD
JANUARY 10, 2013
The service is suprisingly close to AnywhereCD , the now defunct San Diego startup started by MP3.com pioneer Michael Robertson, which had offered pretty much the identical functionality back in 2007. amazon autorip anywherecd mp3tunes music storage ecommerce content hollywoodREAD MORE>>.
Break Media Ties With Zachary Levi on "Nerd HQ"
JUNE 10, 2011
Los Angeles-based Break Media , the online video content publisher, said today that it has partnered with actor Zachari Levi, on a set of original videos and events. The deal was inked with Levi's firm, "The Nerd Machine", and is tied to the 2011 Comic-Con International Convention in San Diego being held in July. READ MORE>>.
University of California Launches YouTube Channel
FEBRUARY 16, 2012
The University of California's television channel, University of California Television YouTube channel will launch of March 1st, and will debut around 15 minutes of new content each week. The content will include 10-minute, mini-documentaries, 5-minute political commentaries and election analysis, and other features. READ MORE>>.
The Backplane Snags Investors
FEBRUARY 16, 2012
The firm is headed by Matt Michelsen, who is based in San Diego, and also includes Troy Carter--Lady Gaga's agent--who is based in Los Angeles. thebackplane backplane celebrity content lady gaga investors venture capital hollywood community softwarein a funding round. The firm's technology operations are in Palo Alto.
Mad Catz Launches Game Studio
MAY 31, 2011
The new studio, also based in San Diego, is expected to launch its first game in 2012. READ MORE>>.