Wed.Nov 07, 2012

CallFire: User Error To Blame For Errant Election Call

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Los Angeles startup CallFire , has been looking to drum up interest in its system in the political sector all year, as the election has ramped up--and finally has, but for the wrong reason. That reason? The errant call in Florida's Pinellas County, which told absentee voters they had until "tomorrow" to turn in their absentee ballots--but really should have been a "today".

Silicon Beach Fest

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Friday, November 9, 2012 -- Silicon Beach Fest. Check out panels on What Accelerators Want, Meet the Junior VCs, Music, Games, Social TV, Arts Education, PR for Startups, Women Developers, Ad Tech, Telling Your Story: Script to Startup, Film Financing: Crowdfunding and VCs. and more. The theme for SBF-Fall is PITCHING: nearly every hour-long panel will consist of 30 min of panel discussion, followed by 30 min of pitches.

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Sole Society Has Experience, Backing To Disrupt Women's Fashion, Shoes

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A new, Los Angeles startup is looking to disrupt the women's fashion market and women's shoes--and it's not who you think. Sole Society , a startup offering a personalized, high fashion shoes, has quietly been building a brand looking to disrupt the entire model of how women's fashions reach the market--and is one worth watching.

TechZulu ? TZ Tech Crawl | Hollywood Edition

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Friday, November 9, 2012 -- TZ Tech Crawl, Hollywood Edition. The Tech Crawl is back and in full swing heading to the Hollywood Tech Scene! This time around we are partnering up with Silicon Beach Fest to make it that much more awesome! A tour of some of the hottest Hollywood tech companies. See [link].

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Building a Scalable Business from Scratch

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Wednesday, November 7, 2012 -- Building a Scalable Business from Scratch. StartOut. StartOut is proud to present its next entrepreneurship event in Los Angeles, ?Building Building Scalable Businesses from Scratch.? This special evening devoted to entrepreneurship will cover the nuances of a business lifecycle from the viewpoint of two successful entrepreneurs. Our panel of entrepreneurs will discuss how they turned their ideas and passions into great businesses. See [link] (more

Predixion Software Rolls Out Developer Edition

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San Juan Capistrano-based Predixion Software said today that it has launched a free, developer edition of its software, aimed at making it easier for developers to try out its software. The company said the free, fully functional version of its software connects into Microsoft's SharePoint, SQL Server 2012, PowerPivot 2012 and Excel 2013 software, allowing them to implement business intelligence and predictive analytics from the company.

Amplify Presents Kickstarter for Startups w/ Julie Uhrman

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Wednesday, November 7, 2012 -- Amplify Presents Kickstarter for Startups w/ Julie Uhrman. Julie will be discussing the power of Kickstarter in a startup. Julie helped raise over $8.5 million for her gaming company OUYA. Come learn about how OUYA made this happen! See [link] (more

DTS Powers New Panasonic Tablet

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Calabasas-based DTS reported this morning that its SRS TruMedia HD audio processing technology has been adopted into a new, Android tablet from Panasonic. Financial impact of the win was not announced. The firm said its SRS TruMedia HD technology is being used as part of Panasonic's new ELUGA Live Android tablet. The DTS technology is there to provide surround-sound and provide a consistent listening volume across content. READ MORE>>. panasonic android tablet audio processing software trumedia

iOS Development

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Tuesday, November 13, 2012 -- iOS Development. Coloft. Want to learn how to make iOS apps from scratch? If so, this hands-on 4 day training course is for you. This comprehensive course is instructed by veteran iOS expert Justin Junda (more about Justin at the bottom of this page). During the 4 day course (9AM-5PM) you will learn iOS programming through step-by-step instructions and many hands-on exercises. ll be using XCode 4. See [link] (more

EnGenius Ships New Wireless Access Point

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Costa Mesa-based EnGenius Technologies has launched a new, dual-band wireless access point, the firm announced today. Engenius said its new product, the EAP600 High-Power Dual-Band N Indoor AP/WDS, provides dual-band 2.4GHz and 5GHZ Wireless-N access, and is aimed at providing coverage to large and multi-story buildings. The new products has a MSRP of $179. EnGenius is a subsidiary of Taiwanese RF semiconductor firm Senao Networks. READ MORE>>.

PMI-OC November 2012 Dinner Meeting

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Tuesday, November 13, 2012 -- PMI-OC November 2012 Dinner Meeting. Mike Sanders, PMP and IT Manager at Southern California Edison, will discuss multitasking in today?s s fast-paced work environment at the Nov. 13, 2012, meeting of the Project Management Institute?s s Orange County Chapter. Sanders will discuss how multitasking works, what it can do for you, and what it can do to you.

Targus Buys Sena Cases

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Anaheim-based Targus recently announced that it has acquired fellow Orange County laptop case maker Sena Cases. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Sena Cases becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of Targus. SEna is a maker of leather, luxury laptop, smartphone, and tablet cases. Targus was advised by Sikich Investment Banking in the deal. The buy had been announced on October 30th. Sena Cases was based in Irvine. READ MORE>>.

All Things D Co-Executive Editor, Kara Swisher - Startups Uncensored #32

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Tuesday, November 13, 2012 -- All Things D Co-Executive Editor, Kara Swisher - Startups Uncensored #32. This Month's Startups Uncensored will feature a Fireside Chat with All Things Digital Co-Executive Editor, Kara Swisher and Docstoc CEO, Jason Nazar. Kara Swisher started covering digital issues for The Wall Street Journal?s s San Francisco bureau in 1997. Her column BoomTown originally appeared on the front page of the Marketplace section and also online at WSJ.com. See [link].

Access Scientific Acquired By Private Equity Firm

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San Diego-based Access Scientific Inc. ASI) said this morning that it has been acquired by private equity firm Endeavor Capital. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. ASI is a developer of devices used for over-wire insertion of sheaths and catheters, used in the healthcare industry. The firm's major product is the POWERWAND, a power-injectable midline IV catheter. READ MORE>>. access scientific merger acquisition powerwand private equity