Tue.Apr 10, 2012

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Interview with Wade Eyerly, SurfAir


What's the idea behind SurfAir? Wade Eyerly: Basically, it's a flat fee, subscription, all-you-can fly private plane service. How did this all start?

7 Facts You Need to Know When Creating a Mobile App

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All you hear about these days is Mobile. Companies are spending more time and money on their mobile sites than their full-fledged website. Wild right?

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Klout Dangles Free Volt Loan To LA Residents


Los Angeles residents will have access to the program from April through September. READ MORE>>.

UCLA 48hr Startup | Catch It Live On TechZulu

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This weekend UCLA has put together 48hr Startup and TechZulu will be there to bring you all the final startup presentations live. You can signup here.


Gores Group Buys Touchscreen Manufacturer


Los Angeles-based private equity firm The Gores Group said Tuesday that it has acquired the touch screen business of TE Connectivity , in a deal worth $380M in cash. Gores said it acquired TE Connectivity's Touch Solutions business, which supplies touch screens, touch monitors and all-in-one touch computers, under the Elo TouchSystems brand.

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Verve Wireless Snags Former comScore Technology Chief


San Diego-based Verve Wireless , which develops mobile publishing and advertising tools, reported today that it has hired Chris Nicotra, the former Chief Technology Officer of comScore, as its new Executive Vice President of Product and Technology. Verve said Nicotra will oversee the firm's product innovation and technology functions. READ MORE>>.

Autobytel Claims Video Milestone


Irvine-based Autobytel , the provider of automotive information and buying services, claimes that it is seeing success with its recently launched YouTube channel. Autobytel said it had a total of 1,176,524 video views and 1,579 subscribers on the new channel. READ MORE>>. autobytel video youtube auotmotive information editorial

Amgen Buys KAI Pharmaceuticals


Thousand Oaks-based biotech giant Amgen said this morning that it has agreed to buy KAI Pharmaceuticals , a developer of treatments for secondary hyperparathyroidism (SHPT) in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) who are on dialysis, for $315M in cash. KAI Pharmaceuticals is based in South San Francisco. READ MORE>>.

Kingston Releases Solid State Drive Line


Fountain Valley-based Kingston Digital , the flash memory unit of Kingston Technology, said today that it has released a new line of solid state disk drives. Kingston said its new HyperX 3K SSDs are aimed at providing high performance, and lower priced solid-state disk drives, specifically aimed at gamers, multimedia, overclocking, and others.

Apace Launches Private YouTube Appliance


Ever wish you could run your own, internal "YouTube" site for your business? Now you can. Orange-based media storage provider Apace Systems said this morning that it has shipped an appliance product which allows companies, schools, governments, and others to create their own private YouTube site. Pricing on the new product was not announced.