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Just saw a great post by Mark Geller - Developers wanted… in Los Angeles, U.S.A. Mark tells us: there is a lot of demand for developers right here in L.A. There’s quite a bit of truth to what Mark is saying about startup software developers, but my guess is that there’s another reason that it seems harder to find developers in this context. While the cost of hardware, hosting and networks rapidly falls, software gets easier to build at a much slower rate.

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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Insights: 10 Common Interviewing Mistakes Often Made By Developers

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Think being a developer is all you need to do to get a job at a company? For our Insights and Opinions section today, Helen MacKinnon of Technical Connections gives a list of the top ten interviewing mistakes made by developers.

How MakeSpace Recently Closed $30 million in New Funding

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years of software development. We have built route management software so that drivers have productive routes and can cluster pick-ups and drop-offs. on-demand startupJust over a year ago I wrote about how MakeSpace had raised $17.5

JustEnough Wins 99 Cents Only Stores

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Irvine-based demand management software developer JustEnough Software said this morning that its software has been adopted by 99 Cents Only Stores , which is using the company''s software for demand forecasting, inventory planning, and replenishment of its stores. justenough software cents only pricing demand forecast inventory

Yardi Buys Enerliance

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Santa Barbara-based real estate software developer Yardi said Tuesday that it has acquired Enerliance , a developer of energy efficiency software. Irvine-based Enerliance develops software used for optimizing large scale air conditioning systems, connected to meet demand response requirements. utility electric reponse demand efficiency energy software estate real acquisition merger enerliance yardi

Are you or your business “time bankrupt?”

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You’re fighting to put out the fires from customer complaints, or incomplete work, or are suffering from an inability to focus upon new development or new customers before cleaning up the mess inside your organization.

Crowdstrike Bumps Estimated Initial IPO Range

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In an indication of strong demand, CrowdStrike , the cybersecurity software developer which was founded in Orange County, has bumped its IPO pricing range to between $23.00 crowdstrike merger acquisition george kurtz crwd cybersecurity security software cloud artificial intelligenceand $30.00 per share. The pricing is a big bump from an earlier, $19.00 to $23.00 per share the company set last week.

HG Insights Powers New Forrester Market Research Offering

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Santa Barbara-based software developer HG Insights is powering a new market research offering from research and advisory giant Forrester, to power Forrester's new Business Technographics Service. According to the two, the availability of those tools will allow sales and marketing teams to make decisions about the right level of resources to allocate to sales territories, sales enablement, and demand generation efforts.

Good, cheap, fast. Pick any two.

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Our good friend Adam Miller, CEO of Cornerstone on Demand, uses words appropriate for software development when describing his version of this “pick any two” quandary. This one is attributed to Rod Adair, the famous oil and gas fire suppressing expert.

Cornerstone OnDemand Names New Marketing Head

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Los Angeles-based software developer Cornerstone OnDemand has a new marketing chief, saying on Wednesday that it has named Adrianna Burrows as the company's new Chief Marketing Officer. According to Cornerston OnDemand, Burrows is now responsible for the company's global marketing functions, including branding, corporate marketing, demand generation and marketing communications.

Velocify Names New Marketing VP

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Los Angeles-based sales lead management software developer a href="[link] has named Matt Reid as the company's new Vice President of Marketing, the firm said Monday. Velocify said Reid will head up corporate marketing, product marketing, market research, demand generation, and sales development.

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Ashton Kutcher, Sound Ventures Back Gigster In $10M Funding

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Ashton Kutcher and his Los Angeles-based venture firm, Sound Ventures , are one of the backers of a new startup which says it can offer up on-demand, software development and design services. saas celebrity kutcher ashton design development software ondemand capital venture gigster

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Esri Powers Pokemon Hunting Map From Santa Monica's Pokevision

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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. According to Esri, Pokevision , a third party app developer, used its ArcGIS services to show real time locations of Pokemon hot spots, in real time. Pokevision apparently has been seeing a huge spike in demand for its service, with nearly 20 million unique users in its first five days.

Technical Advisors: Every Web/Mobile Startup Must Have One

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Structure development contracts appropriately or directing the in-house team appropriately. Look at the business and determine what's going to make sense from a development perspective in the short-term, longer-term. Do you really have control of the development?

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CrowdStrike Finds $200M More In Series E Funding, Now Valued At $3 Billion

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Crowdstrike , the cloud cybersecurity software developer led by George Kurtz, has raised a huge, $200M funding round, which values the company at more than $3 billion. CrowdStrike said the new funding round will help to continue the "accelerate the global demand" for its Crowdstrike Falcon endpoint protection platform. proteciton endpoint security capital venture kurtz george software cybersecurity crowdsstrike

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San Diego Startups Band Together For Job Fair

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Highlighting the continued growth in demand for technical talent, a group of ten San Diego startup is banding together to attract job seekers to their companies, According to San Diego's SweetLabs , the software developer behind Pokki and OpenCandy, it and another nine startups will run an event December 1st called 10 Startups, $100 Million in Funding, 100 New Jobs.

DTS Supplies Surround Sound Technology To M-GO

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Los Angeles-based audio enhancement and processing software developer DTS said this morning that it is in a partnership with Culver City-based M-GO , the provider of video-on-demand and streaming movie services. According to DTS, M-GO will use it DTS-HD multi-channel surround sound as part of its video on demand service.

The Power Combo of A.I. Devices with Cloudlets Comes with Cyber Risks

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First, entrepreneurs vying to invent self-driving vehicles, virtual assistants, and intelligent industrial machines created a hunger for more powerful semiconductors that could enable scattered devices to take over sophisticated calculations powered by artificial intelligence software.

Know and avoid “time bankruptcy.”

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Time bankruptcy results from the deliberate over-commitment of core resources. . I created the term “time bankruptcy” almost thirty years ago when the computer software business was young, and I was a software developer building a young company based upon quality first. Asked to speak at a number of software industry events, I found my voice and immediate audience understanding as I described variants of the following problem to my audience.

If You Don’t Have a Discrete Hypothesis You Are Incapable of Failing

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41:00 Transitioning from software to writing. 42:20 Did agile development influence you? 57: 00 How do you rectify company mission and customer demand. 1:05:35 Middle class job of the next generation: software development!

What Tech Entrepreneurs Could Learn from Chamillionaire

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He wanted to create awareness for himself to generate marketing buzz and demand and then get the retail stores to pay wholesales prices for his cds. He created demand. There are many analogies here for software development.

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Eight Repeat Entrepreneurs To Watch In SoCal

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Demand Media / Richard Rosenblatt / Los Angeles - Rosenblatt's last big win: MySpace, where he was Chairman, brokering its sale to News Corp. Getting lots of notice--and controversy--at Demand Media for its use of writers to create content specifically to attract web traffic.

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How Beatshare Is Tackling Music And Messaging

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