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Ford’s Autonomic Pairs With Alibaba Cloud On Mobility Hub for China

Xconomy

Together, the two companies plan to offer a standardized platform where all participants in the transportation ecosystem—including Ford’s rival automakers—can build services, from their own ride-hailing apps to entertainment channels for passengers marking time in self-driving.

Can Blip.TV Change The Indie Production Market On The Web?

Tech Zulu Event

If you’re a big supporter of indie films or web series you’re probably checking out your favorites on a variety of different sites on the web. has provided a platform since 2005 for indie producers, distributors and advertisers to provide viewers with this kind of content.

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Full Speed Ahead! Social Media Week Is Here!

Tech Zulu Event

Social Media Week (SMW) is finally here and is set to be one amazing week filled with panels, discussions, networking, and much more. What is Social Media Week? Social Media Week is a global platform that connects people, content, and conversation around emerging trends in social and mobile media. Social Media Week as partnered up with Ustream to bring some of the events live.

DreamJobbing: Melding Online And Media To Create A Platform For Dream Jobs

socalTECH

We spoke with Lisa Hennessy , one of the founders of DreamJobbing and an entertainment industry veteran, to learn more about the startup. This is an interesting combination of media and online website, can you talk about the strategy there?

Worlize | Virtual World Tied To Facebook, Twitter and Now Your Blog

Tech Zulu Event

Worlize is a user-created social gaming and chat platform for Facebook and social networks including Twitter, MySpace and OpenSocial. The 2D platform brings together a new world of interactivity for users, including the ability to play and create their own worlds and games.

WESAWIT | Experience Events Through The Eyes of The Crowd

Tech Zulu Event

The mobile app and website that allows people to capture and share images and videos of events through social media. The cool thing is we were not only taught about film and TV, but also about new media. One of our teachers was teaching new media and it was really inspiring.

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15 Hacks to Raise the Most Money for Your Indiegogo Campaign

Tech Zulu Event

This is where you go to influencers, bloggers, media and press, but instead of saying May 9th, tell them a later date (for example, Tuesday May 11th) and ask them to wait to publish any news on your campaign until that later date (May 11th). Social Profiles.

Solaborate: Professional Connections | Founder Interview Labinot Bytyqi

Tech Zulu Event

Solaborate is a blend of great social network platforms, by taking in all the greatest bits and putting it all into one. Consumers all have access to social networks, but the business-side has never really caught on. There are multiple platforms used to get the job done.

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Demo Video Lab | Crowdfunding Secrets to Success

Tech Zulu Event

Crowdfunding Secret to Success will take you through the process of planning, having a structured timeline, creating an awesome video and harnessing important social sharing triggers to make your campaign viral. Web Series.

Why Hollywood is Joining the Video On-Demand Market

Tech.Co

VOD Streaming Platforms Are Open for Independent Filmmakers. This freedom comes from the option to simply wait until we can find a new box office movie streamed somewhere on the web or available for download from pirate sites. But VOD also provides Indie producers a platform forth which to display their works. For those who are more confident in their Indie film brand, they usually move onto platforms like Hulu that offer income from ad supported platforms (AVOD).

Kabam Launches The Godfather: Five Families Exclusive to Google+

Tech Zulu Event

Big news in the social gaming sphere as major interactive gaming player Kabam announces the launch of The Godfather: Five Families out of beta and into commercial exclusively with Google+ Games. This is the first social game based on a major movie franchise on any social platform, period.

Marketing The Funniest Site On The Internet With Patrick Starzan of Funny or Die

Tech Zulu Event

He is a marketing professional with over 8 years of extensive online and social media marketing experience. Patrick is the man behind all the marketing aspects of what could be called one of the funniest sites on the web. No social network has stood the test of time.

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SocialNightlife.com | An App for Venues

Tech Zulu Event

As we’re out we all like to indulge in our social media accounts with sharing updates, media, and check-ins. Is there a potential for a greater evening experience to be achieved based on our social actions? Everyone enjoys a good evening out on the town now and then.

TZ Startup Hot Seat | Vincent Borel Co-Founder of Webdoc

Tech Zulu Event

Webdoc is a web platform that allows you to easily create interactive posts mixing different web contents through a simple and intuitive drag & drop interface. Imagine a white canvas that allows you to create a mixture of any kind of media you want in one space.

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Demand Media Ties With Tyra Banks On Beauty, Fashion Site

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based Demand Media , the online media firm headed by Richard Rosenblatt, announced today that it has inked a partnership with celebrity model Tyra Banks , to create a new site focused on fashion and beauty. According to Demand, Banks' beauty and entertainment firm Bankable is in a deal to develop a Web site, online video offerings, and mobile applications. Financial details of the partnership between Banks and Demand Media were not disclosed.

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It’s Too Soon For YouTube Awards Shows

Tech Zulu Event

If core audiences on core platforms are asking why they should care, there is a problem. One of the goals of entertainment awards galas is to expose talent to a wider audience that may have not been noticed by a chart-based PR machine. Online video is still growing.

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TVSync’s Open API Uses Video and Audio Recognition Across All Four Screens

Tech Zulu Event

The platform allows users to sync content and commands across all four screens — the smartphone, tablet/pad, computer and TV. As media morphed into individually packaged pieces of content across platforms, viewing media on the couch (lean back) quickly became the old model.

Meet the 25 Startups Competing at SXSW Startup Night 2018

Tech.Co

If the user shares the add on social media, they earn an extra $.25. These days it seems like a professional is needed to interpret a business’ web analytics. DatavizVR is the world’s first big data analytics and visualization virtual and augmented reality platform.

GumGum Makes Images Profitable for Publishers

Tech Zulu Event

Think about how many images are on the web. Photos that are prime real estate and have never been monetized before, until one very ambitious Silicon Beach startup, GumGum , recognized the opportunity and created the first and largest in-image advertising platform, and an entirely new market.

How Epoxy Is Helping Content Creators Make Their Video More Social

socalTECH

Are you a content creator for the web? and why social is so important in today''s content world. As part of that, I started working for entertainment studios and networks, and saw the shift in consumer behavior to online entertainment.

Here Is What You Missed At VidCon 2013

InfoChachkie

Entertainment." To this end, he and his brother Hank recently launched Subbable , a platform by which content creators can directly marshal their fan''s financial support. Next up was Nick Tran, Taco Bell''s "Social Media Lead."

The Future of Television & The Digital Living Room

Both Sides of the Table

Dana Settle & I are hosting a dinner tonight (10/20/10) with some of the biggest companies in entertainment to talk about the future of television, film & digital media. This is where the digital media puck is going. As will the media companies.

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Social Networking and Business Value

SoCal CTO

Just a quick note that I'll be moderating a Technology Council Event : Social Networking as a Business Strategy May 19, 2009 - Culver City Social networking media are used on a daily basis to grow businesses and expand career opportunities. Individuals use social networking sites such as LinkedIn and Plaxo as career-advancing tools, even more useful in a down economy. Corporations increasingly see social media as a key PR, communications and marketing medium.

Product Manager Entrepreneur Mark Geller

SoCal CTO

to work on an entertainment-related technology project and have stayed ever since. We are creating a platform that enables users to play instant games and apps directly on the computer desktop. You mention social / viral aspects at both Google Photos and United Online.

63 Los Angeles Entrepreneurs To Be Proud Of

SoCal Delicious

We believe there are awesome entrepreneurs everywhere, not just in the places constantly covered by the media. Team Rubicon unites the unique skills America’s returning veterans offer with the expertise of medical professionals; all while interactively engaging donors through social media.

Tilofy: Making Sense Of The World Around You Using Location Data

socalTECH

What happens when you apply big data and computer science to digest all of that social data being fed into Twitter and other social platforms--and cross match that to location information?

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How Yapert Puts All Your Interests In One Mobile App, With Phil Kelly

socalTECH

Right now, that''s a jumble of different social services, websites, and more--which is the problem that Yapert (www.yapert.com) thinks it has solved. You can go to your particular interests, pick your favorite brands and entertainers, and favorite them.

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LA Tech Startup Innovators and Fun Facts

Tech Zulu Event

Social Enterprise: Hub LA. Founded in London in 2006, the Hub is a global network of social enterprises with each individual chapter acting as a gathering place for innovation, technology, creativity, and positive change. Entertainment Tech: Atom Factory. Social Media: Snapchat.

This Week in Venture Capital – Episode 4

Both Sides of the Table

This is all placed in a social stream where other Blippy users can comment on and “like” the various items. Their purchases are limited to restaurants, bars, retail clothing outlets, travel and entertainment. It is a platform to help brands building viral marketing campaigns.

TechZulu Live from StartupDemo

Tech Zulu Event

Topic discussion: Impact of social media on startups and on funding leads for investors. Investment trends in startups that are about or related to social media. How startup can leverage social media to get investors attention. mt) Media Temple, Inc.

StartupDemo Was a Huge Success!

Tech Zulu Event

We would like give a huge thank you to Social Media Week and the supportive startup community here in Los Angeles. Topic discussion: Impact of social media on startups and on funding leads for investors. How startup can leverage social media to get investors attention.

The eCommerce Game Goes to Austin

Tech Zulu Event

Leave it to me to spend 14 hours in Dallas on the very day that three of my favorite industries crush capital… * Social marketing, with $14M through Bessemer Venture Partners and Harrison Metal Capital to Main Street Hub. Offline engagement platform EyeQ.

BlogWorld 2010 Here We Come! And A Huge Thanks To Our Sponsors!

Tech Zulu Event

This year BlogWorld and New Media Expo 2010 is set to be their biggest yet. Also, if you happen not to be able to attend BlogWorld and New Media Expo this year TechZulu has you covered. Collecta will be powering TechZulu's real-time BlogWorld and New Media Expo stream!

140conf Live From The LA Music Box Theater

Tech Zulu Event

Its an event that provides a platform for the worldwide twitter community to: listen, connect, share and engage with each other, while collectively exploring the effects of the emerging real-time internet on business. Abdul Khan (@ImHungryinLA) - Co-founder, Verso Entertainment.

Interview with Sam Rogoway, Near Networks

socalTECH

The company is employing a network of documentary filmmakers and high quality, Hollywood production capability here in Los Angeles to produce small business videos in HD for the web and YouTube. Sam Rogoway: We use YouTube as our hosting platform, for a variety of reasons. Sam Rogoway: I'm an entertainment attorney by trade, and have represented a number of the largest reality production companies, as well as award winning filmmakers, both scripted and documentark filmmakers.