Santa Monica Tech Community Grows, As Another Tech Law Firm Sets Up Shop

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Stubbs Alderton joins recent Santa Monica addition--and Silicon Valley law firm and rival--Cooley LLP in putting an office in the area, about a block away. beach silicon legal technology alderton stubbs monica santa

Esri Powers Pokemon Hunting Map From Santa Monica's Pokevision

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Pokevision apparently has been seeing a huge spike in demand for its service, with nearly 20 million unique users in its first five days. Pokevision is based in Santa Monica. Redlands, California-based mapping software developer Esri said today that it is powering a new, mobile app which helps Pokemon Go players find Pokemon hot spots.

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Mindshare LA Brings the Power of “Play” to Santa Monica

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For the past five years Mindshare LA has remained at its home base downtown, but due to high demand, it is finally making its way over to the Westside. will be held in Santa Monica April 26 th at the V Lounge.

ParkMe Launches Real-Time Parking Solutions For LA & Santa Monica Drivers

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LA Express Park, a year-long demonstration project uses demand-based parking pricing and real-time parking guidance to reduce traffic congestion and pollution in Downtown Los Angeles.

Demand Media Sees Steep Drop In Content Revenues, Cuts Staff

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media is continuing to see a steep drop in revenues from its content and media efforts, reporting Thursday afternoon that it had $15.9M Demand Media also revealed that it has realigned personnel, reduced headcount, and consolidated its offices in the third quarter--as well as selling what it says are "non-core media properties"--as an effort to improve the long term profitability of the company.

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Squeegy Officially Debuts On-Demand Car Wash Service In LA

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Los Angeles-based Squeegy , an on-demand, car wash service, said Wednesday that it has officially launched its service in Los Angeles. The company--which launched a pilot program in Santa Monica in August--said it now is offering up its service in Beverly Hills, Beverlywood, Brentwood, Century City, Culver City, Mar Vista, Marina del Rey, Pacific Palisades, Palms, Playa Vista, Playa del Rey, Santa Monica, Venice, West LA, Westchester and Westwood.

Demand Media Opens TypeF

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media has opened up access to its new fashion and beauty website, TypeF.com , which it has partnered with Tyra Banks to develop, the firm said today. Demand Media and Bankable, Tyra Banks' development firm, announced the deal to create TypeF in February.

Demand Media Extends Pluck To Mobile

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media has extended its Pluck social media platform to mobile devices, the company said today. Demand Media said that Pluck now includes new tools for software developers, to provide native experiences and creation of community features on mobile phones, including support for Objective-C on the Apple iOS, as well as Java for Google Android applications. demand media pluck brand community mobile iphone android

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Squeegy Launches On-Demand Car Washes In LA

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Los Angeles-based Squeegy has recently launched into the market, with an on-demand, car wash service--currently serving the west side. Squeegy--which says it uses an eco-friendly method of washing cars, which saves around 40-100 gallons of water per car wash--lets users from Santa Monica to Westchester and East to Culver City order up an on-demand car wash, starting at $29.00--all requested via the company's iPhone app.

Demand Media, Buddy Media Link

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media announced this morning that it has inked a deal with Buddy Media , developer of a Facebook management system for advertisers, on a new version of Pluck. Pluck is Demand Media's social media application. demand media buddy facebook community forum pluck brand advertiser

Demand Media Launches Pet Channel On YouTube

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media is expanding out its original content efforts on YouTube, saying Wednesday that it has launched a new, eHow Pets Channel on YouTube. animal hollywood content media demand pets ehow

Heal Finds $26.9M More In Funding To Expand Access To On-Demand Doctors

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Santa Monica-based Heal , the on-demand doctor's house call startup, said this morningg that it has raised $26.9M Heal lets users request in-home, on demand visits from doctors, who the startup says can do anything a patient might require in a traditional doctor's visit. lifescience medical call house housecall mobile ondemand demand appointment doctors capital venture heal

Demand Media Sees Executive Exodus

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the online content publisher headed by Richard Rosenblatt, has seen the exodus of three of the firm's EVPs and founders. Larry Fitzgibbon, Joe Perez, and Steven Kydd apparently are all leaving Demand Media for "other opportunities." Fitzgibbon, Perez, and Kydd were among those who took Demand Media from inception through its IPO. demand media executive content publishing publisher

Demand Media Applies Content Strategy To eNom

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the Internet content publishing company run by Richard Rosenblatt, is applying its crowdsourced content model to eNom , the domain name registrar it owns. According to eNom, it has put up a new content portal focused on the.ORG domain name, which is powered by Demand Media's creative studios. The portal features articles about the.ORG domain, which were created by Demand Media's creative professionals.

Demand Media Buys CoveritLive

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media said this morning that it has acquired CoveritLive , a developer of a live blogging platform used to provide real time commentary, reader polling, and questions and answers on live events. Demand Media was already a strategic investor in CoveritLive. Demand Media said CoveritLive will become part of its portfolio of social solutions, alongside its community platform PLuck.

Demand Media Buys E-Commerce Marketplace Society6 For $94M

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media has acquired Society6 , an online e-commerce marketplace centered around artists, the company announced Monday afternoon, as part of an effort to expand its content and media platform. According to Demand Media, it paid $94M for Society6, including $75M in cash and approximately $19M in its common stock. artist acquisition merger marketplace ecommerce society6 media demand

Demand Media Names New Content Marketing Executive

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media is building out its executive team today, saying that it has named Scott Lehr as its new Senior Vice President and General Manager of Content Solutions. Demand Media said Lehr wlil focus on growing its content marketing practice. content marketing demand media demandmedia executive newcred scottlehr scott lehr

Demand Media Names eNom Head

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media has appointed a new head of its eNom domain name registration services group, the firm said today. Demand Media said it has promoted Taryn Naidu to EVP and General Manager, eNom. Naidu was previously Senior Vice President, replacing Michael Blend, who Demand Media said will work full time on special projects for Demand Media. Naidu has been at Demand Media since 2006, and previously served as CEO of Pool.com.

Vet On Demand Launches New Service To Connect Pet Owners, Vets

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Santa Monica-based Vet On Demand announced a new, on-demand pet health app for iOS and Android this morning, which lets pet owners get remote, consultations from veterinarians.

Demand Media Loses Chief Revenue Officer

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media has lost its Chief Revenue Officer, Jeff Dossett, to startup Porch.com , only eight months after Dossett was named to the position after the loss of former Chief Revenue and Marketing Officer Bradford. porch jeff dossett chief revenue officer demand media executive everest

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Demand Media Launches Long Form Article Effort

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the online publisher which runs such sites as eHow.com, typeF.com, and LIVESTRONG.COM, said Thursday afternoon that it is launching a new effort focused on long-form web content. Demand Media said the new articles will look like "traditional" feature-length articles, including original reporting, exclusive quotes, and side-bars. freelance writer journalism writing livestrong ehow content publisher publishing editorial media demand

Demand Media Names GM For typeF.com

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media has named Lisa Kraynak as head of the firm's new fashion web site, typeF.com , which it is launching with Tyra Banks. According to Demand Media, Kraynak will lead the launch, operation, and ongoing development of the new site. Demand Media said last night that it would be launching typeF in March. demand media typef tyra banks celebrity fashion executive lisa krynak

Demand Media Hands Out Big Bonuses

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the online content publishing empire of Richard Rosenblatt, has handed out some big bonuses to executives, three months after the firm's successful IPO. demand media content publishing bonus executiveAccording to a regulatory filing from the firm, uncovered by paidContent, the company said it elected to fund its bonus pool in "excess of 100% of the target level".

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. According 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.

Honk Launches On Demand Roadside Help Service, Raises $1.8M

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Santa Monica-based Honk has launched a service for you, specifically to let you summon roadside help using your smartphone--without a membership. Have a flat tire, locked yourself out of your car, or need a tow--but not a member of a roadside assistance service? Honk, which launched this morning, said that it has launched nationwide to help connect drivers with more than 20,000 tow and roadside assistance drivers nationwide.

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Demand Media Emerges As Leaf Group

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media --in what looks to be a tumultuous day to for the stock market--said this morning that it will begin trading its common stock today on the New York Stock Exchange under the new ticker symbol, LFGR. demand media lfgr leaf group marketplace ecommerce

Demand Media Increases Revenues, Posts Loss

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the online publishing firm headed by Richard Rosenblatt, announced its third quarter 2011 financial results on Monday, saying that it had a loss from operations of $3.3M, with a rise in revenues to $81.5M. Demand Media operates eHow.com, LIVESTRONG.com, as well as a stable of other online media properties. demand media content earnings publishing

Demand Media Powers New YouTube Original Channels

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Santa MOnica-based Demand Media is one of the new partners for YouTube , in the big original content programming push by Google's video site, the firm said today. Demand Media, which is headed by Richard Rosenblatt, said it is partnering with YouTube on multiple channels, including eHow Home, eHow Pets& Animals, and LIVESTRONG, all of which will feature daily original programming from both traditional media talent as well as others.

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Demand Media Reports Profit

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the internet publishing firm headed by Richard Rosenblatt, reported its fourth quarter and fiscal 2010 results today, the first as a public company. Demand Media said it had revenues of $73.6M Demand Media hit the NYSE as DMD on January 26th, in what had been one of the biggest anticipated IPOs this year. publishing content acquisition merger media demand

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Santa Monica’s Cornerstone OnDemand Launches New Products

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Santa Monica-based talent management software firm Cornerstone OnDemand announced the launch of its suite of people analytics products at its annual Convergence Conference. News cornerstone convergence cornerstone on demand

Demand Media, Getty Images In Licensing Deal

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the online content firm headed by Richard Rosenblatt and which runs such sites as LIVESTRONG.com and eHow , said today along with image licensing firm Getty Images , that the two are in a joint licensing deal. The two companies said that the agreement gives Demand media the ability to pull from Getty images' library of premium, rights-managed images, video, and audio for use on such sites as TypeF, LIVESTRONG.com, and eHow.

Demand Media Raises 2012 Guidance On Registrar Growth

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the online publishing business run by Richard Rosenblatt, announced its first quarter 2012 results yesterday, and also raised its fiscal 2012 financial guidance. Demand Media said it now expects full year 2012 revenues to be between $361.0M demand media content earnings

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Demand Media Partners With REI

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the online publishing empire run by Richard Rosenblatt, has inked a partnership with outdoor retailer REI. According to the two, they are in a three-year partnership, which will provide outdoor enthusiasts with information on recreation locations on REI's website, as well as connect shoppers with gear on Demand's Trails.com web site. publishing content topo trail outdoor trails.com trails media demand

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