lynda.com Targets Web Development Skills With New Courses

socalTECH

Carpinteria-based online education provider lynda.com said late Friday that it is expanding out its library of courses, with a new set of programming courses aimed at accelerating web development. Accrding to lynda.com, it has launched a new set of courses covering everything from technology like CoffeeScript and AngulusJS, to teaching coding to children. lynda development courses learning class education

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Rocket Firm High on New Course in Business

L.A. Business Journal

Aerojet Rocketdyne may look to pad its rocket revenue by adding satellite launch services

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Framework Benchmarks

TechEmpower

We want this test to require repeated requests to an external service (MySQL or MongoDB, for example) so that we exercise the frameworks data mapping code. About What we do Portfolio People Blog Contact. You are viewing a single entry. Please also check out the most recent entries.

What is Deep Learning and Why Does Google Have a Free Course On It?

Tech Zulu Event

By now, you’ve probably heard about big data as a service , machine learning, and now deep learning, but differentiating between them isn’t always the easiest thing to do. Google has started a free course meant to teach people about deep learning.

Social Media, the Customer Service Spectator, or Superstar?

Eric Greenspan

Make It Work is an extreme customer service company. We really do want to “delight every customer we serve&# ( 30,000+ customer testimonials to prove it ) and this is just one more tactic in our ultimate strategy of providing “Extreme Customer Service.&#.

Docstoc's ExpertCircle Looks To Become The Yelp For Business Services

socalTECH

Online business resource site Docstoc is in a big expansion of its services today, with the launch of a brand new service to help businesses connect with products and vendors. service recommendation review yelp business small docstoc expertcircle

Social Media for Service Professionals

SoCal CTO

I did a presentation about the use of Social Media to a great group of people who mostly are different kinds of service professionals (attorneys, accountants, consultants, etc.). Of course, those are highly suspect numbers from Feedburner. Services Pages.

Uber: Transportation Service or Big Data Company?

Tech Zulu Event

Due to impressive growth in the past few years, accompanied by headlines reveling in its successes and controversies, Uber has established itself as an innovative transportation service poised for further expansion in the future. The post Uber: Transportation Service or Big Data Company?

Rumpus, the collaborative toolkit from Oblong Industries, is now available on Webex

TechCrunch LA

The first bolt in the quiver of tools that Underkoffler began building out over the course of 15 years spent at MIT’s Media Lab was Mezzanine.

eHarmony.com Expands Personal Matchmaking Service

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Santa Monica-based eHarmony.com is expanding its personal matchmaking service, eH+ , the company announced Monday, after a month long beta test of a new combination of eHarmony''s online, dating service and personal advice and matchmaking services from actual matchmakers. eHarmony said it will further roll out access to the service-- first launched in November--from just a few people to "hundreds" of customers over the course of the year.

lynda.com Releases New iOS App

socalTECH

lynda.com said the new iOS app includes resizing to different size screens, offline course and video viewing, and other features. Lynda.com said both apps provide access to more than 110,000 videos from 2,600 courses. lynda.com''s online learning service provides everything from technical and creative skills to languages and business topics. lynda mobile learning education video courses course

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UCI Entrepreneurship: Judy Greenspon, NPI Services

SoCal Tech Calendar

Thursday, February 23, 2012 -- Judy Greenspon, President, NPI Services, Inc. Entrepreneurship Course, 2012 Guest Speaker Lectures, Henry Samueli School of Engineering, UC Irvine. This series is part of a course on Entrepreneurship for Scientists and Engineers, but enrollment is not necessary to attend these guest speaker lectures Email goran@uci.edu for details. Free and open to the public.

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Lynda.com Buys European Video Training Firm

socalTECH

lynda.com , the online learning and video instruction site based in Carpinteria, is putting some of its new funding to work, saying this morning that it has acquired video2brain, GmbH , a European online video training company, to help expand its services worldwide.

Lynda.com Expands In Southeast Asia

socalTECH

According to the company, it has begun offering up its service to corporate and academic institutions in Hong Kong, Singapore, the Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia. Carpinteria-based Lynda.com said it now has more than four million individual and enterprise members of its service, which lets people learn a wide range of skills, from web design, photography, to programming, Microsoft Office, and Adobe Photoshop.

Framework Benchmarks Round 9

TechEmpower

Of course, other variables are at play, such as significantly more HT processor cores--40 versus 8 for our i7 tests--and a different system architecture, NUMA. We provide web and mobile application development services and are passionate about application performance.

Former Snap employees are launching Forge Platform for Ethereum devs

TechCrunch LA

Ultimately Forge will bring a suite of products to market for distributed application developers, but for now the company is focused on a service to provide insight into the performance of smart contracts over the Ethereum network.

Frameworks Round 1

TechEmpower

We want this test to require repeated requests to an external service (MySQL or MongoDB, for example) so that we exercise the framework''s data mapping code. You are viewing the first round of web application framework benchmarks.

Two Years and Done: FDA Commissioner Gottlieb To Resign

Xconomy

Gottlieb’s remit extended beyond drugs, of course, to food safety and tobacco regulation, and his legacy may well rest in his efforts to curtail teenage vaping and smoking.

Hire a consultant; ignore the advice.

Berkonomics

We were quite confident that our services would yield great, measurable results. Not all consultants give advice worth taking, of course. At one time or another, most all businesses use consultants to fill the gaps in knowledge or to provide guidance for management.

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Can you defend your pricing niche against your competition?

Berkonomics

Service. Companies that compete on price rarely compete against others who emphasize service or quality. Nordstrom’s competes on service above all, quality second and price a distant third. Apple charges a premium for innovative products, with quality second and service third.

Freight trucking startup Shipwell gets a $10 million boost

TechCrunch LA

Shipwell , a startup pitching a marketplace for domestic ground shipping and fleet and cargo management services for freight trucking companies, has raised $10 million in a new round of funding. trucking services.

Teradata Acquires San Diego’s StackIQ to Strengthen Cloud Business

Xconomy

A former analytic software executive at eBay and Sears Holdings, Ratzesberger was helping to chart Teradata’s course from the. National blog main National top stories San Diego San Diego blog main San Diego top stories acquisitions buyouts Cloud-Based Services data centers deals Entrepreneurship innovation Internet IT M&A Mergers & Acquisitions Oliver Ratzesberger people Software StackIQ startups Teradata Tim McIntire Web Web Services

Lyft is becoming a one-stop transportation app in these 3 cities

TechCrunch LA

This new version of Lyft’s app, which allows users to request a shared car, find a scooter or bike, as well as see nearby public transit options, is only available in those cities where the company has launched these services. Lyft is now the largest bike-share service in North America.

Your core competency and why not to stray

Berkonomics

Then think of all the things you do to surround that core with people and assets that complete your company and allow you to release your product or perform your service. Consider your core. It is the one skill, process or advantage you have over your competition.

Is Your Wireless Infrastructure Provider Delivering?

Southern California Edison Blog

How should networks be configured and equipped to support the services businesses and consumers are demanding? Telecommunication service providers (TSPs) rely on wireless infrastructure providers to help meet these challenges.

Living on the Edge: Amazon, AT&T, Packet Pursue “Cloudlet” Computing

Xconomy

When businesses and consumers use a cloud service provider like Amazon Web Services or Apple’s iCloud, their data, photos, and music don’t get processed in the misty skies above us, as a poet friend of mine once assumed. Instead, of course, they travel via the Internet to someone else’s data center—an unquestionably physical array of servers set on solid floors that can bear the weight.

Radical.FM: Taking On Pandora, Ad Free

socalTECH

There are an awful lot of Internet music services out there nowadays--how does a startup try to compete with all that noise, and do it ad-free? Are people actually willing to donate money for a service like this? It is a bit of a experiment, of course.

Greatly exceed early customer expectations.

Berkonomics

Your first customers for any product or service form your reference base, the important group of allies that your marketing and sales people rely upon when attempting to create buzz and make a mass market for a new product. First customers are critical.

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Can you overcome five risks and create wealth?

Berkonomics

Of course, we are speaking of increased valuation of your company when we speak of “wealth.” Is the product or service possible to produce at all, let alone economically enough to compete in the marketplace?

How Digital Entrepreneurs Approach Startup Life

Tech.Co

Thanks to globalization, a professional freelancer can sign up on platforms like Kajabi , a startup that allows you to sell e-courses and host online workshops. Whether you sell an online course or run an e-commerce store, you are collecting data from customers.

Why buy IT? Why buy MINE? Why buy NOW?

Berkonomics

Is your product or service one that responds to a customer need, real or perceived? In general, there are three types of products or services: those a customer needs, those a customer wants, an d those a customer believes he does not want or need. What a powerful set of three questions.

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Munchery Takes On Pop-Up Pantry, Plans LA Expansion

socalTECH

The expansion plans put the company on collision course with Pop-Up Pantry, one of the startups out of the LaunchpadLA effort, which offers an almost identical service which delivers gourmet meals to users which users again finish off at home. capital venture foodie gourmet frozen eating service delivery food pantry popup munchery

How to Out Amazon, Amazon

Both Sides of the Table

If a consumer will pay a fixed price for a product or service then the battle over who gets the margin in any sale is between the person who merchandises a product and the person who manufactures it. Many of us learned about substitute products in undergrad economics courses.

Have you been celebrating each victory?

Berkonomics

Of course. Each distant or foreign office was included, although not often enough with personal delivery services. An event of extraordinary customer service. Here comes another story. This one may be like one or more you have experienced in your company.

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Niche marketing works. Here’s how.

Berkonomics

Simply, it’s offering a specific product or service to a specific group of people. Of course not. Think about your product or service. Close.