Web Second, Mobile First

Both Sides of the Table

The titles were: Mobile First, Web Second. Mobile First, Web Second (continued). People forgot that Fred also wrote “Web Second.” ” So I’ve had to encourage an entire cohort of startups that I’ve met not to ignore the power of the web.

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Myspace Sets Entertainment Head

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Beverly Hills-based Myspace , the online social entertainment site now owned by Specific Media, said this morning that it has named Roger Mincheff as President of Myspace Entertainment. Mincheff was previously at Fox Filmed Entertainment, serving as SVP Branded Entertainment; he also served as CEO of Spacedog Media, a digital marketing agency. myspace entertainment music specificmedia specific media executive

What Should You Make of the Web Summit Controversy? A View Behind the Scenes

Both Sides of the Table

Like many of you I read the Is Web Summit a Scam article making the rounds this week. I have attended Web Summits three times – it is not a scam. I even wrote about my experiences attending Web Summit , something I rarely ever write about. ” So how should you feel about Web Summit, DreamForce, TechCrunch Disrupt, CES, SxSW or any of the myriad of tech events that are put on every year? So what will you get out of Web Summit or any big conference?

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How Laudville Is Bringing Your Entertainment Life Together

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In the world of many online television, movie, and video sites, scores of music streaming services, and other entertainment content, it''s often a difficult task to find what you really want to watch, listen to, or read.

Sony Online Entertainment Offline Due To Hacking

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The web site of San Diego-based Sony Online Entertainment , the developer of massively multiplayer online games, was shut down today, along with Station.com, another Sony site, due to continued issues with hacking of the firm's systems.

Taltopia Aggregates Casting Calls, Entertainment Jobs

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Hollywood-based Taltopia.com , an online social networking site for artists, said today that it is launching a new tool which aggregates casting calls and job postings in the entertainment and arts industry. Tags: taltopia casting calls hollywood entertainment content jobs

Sony Online Entertainment: 24.6 Million Accounts Stolen

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San Diego-based Sony Online Entertainment has tallied the number of accounts which have been compromised by hackers on the firm's online game service, saying that it has found that personal information from approximately 24.6

Branded Entertainment Panel

SoCal Tech Calendar

Monday, April 25, 2011 -- Digital LA - Branded Entertainment Panel. Join us for our Branded Entertainment panel. We'll discuss how content creators and brands work together to create, develop, and market digital branded entertainment, distributed via online, mobile, iPad, etc.

Sony Online Entertainment: Customer Data Stolen

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San Diego-based Sony Online Entertainment , the developer of massively multiplayer online games, has provided details of the intrusion on the firm's systems, saying that hackers may have stolen its customer information. sony online entertainment shutdown hacking intrusion content videogame

Fifty years of the internet

TechCrunch LA

Here one can list pervasive search engines, access to extensive information repositories, consumer aids, entertainment, education, connectivity among humans, etc. Leonard Kleinrock. Contributor. Share on Twitter.

Serious Business Get Funded For Internet Entertainment

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A trio of United Talent Agency execs said Friday that they have launched a new, media company focused on the intersection of Internet and entertainment. The firm said it will work with creative talent to "produce television formats with a web sensibility" and also help develop digital platforms into TV and digital projects. serious business venture capital seed internet hollywood agent entertainment cheezburger

Sony Online Entertainment Applies Facial Analysis To Game

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San Diego-based Sony Online Entertainment has rolled out a new technology for its popular EverQuest II online game, which allows users to control their avatars' faces and change their voices, as part of a deal with Santa Monica-based Image Metrics.

Digital LA: Branded Entertainment Panel Live!

Tech Zulu Event

Join us tonight live at 8pm PST from UCLA Korn Hall for Digital LA’s Branded Entertainment panel right here on TechZulu. They’ll discuss how content creators and brands work together to create, develop, and market digital branded entertainment.

Hollywood Web Television

SoCal Tech Calendar

Wednesday, February 4, 2009 -- Tubefilter's Hollywood Web Television Meetup brings together the most dynamic group of professionals in the online entertainment industry. This month we're screening web series submitted by YOU - members of the community! See [link] (more

Bing Focuses On Entertainment With New Features

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Microsoft's search engine, Bing , is enhancing its searches for an area of interest to lots of Southern California firms--entertainment and media content. The search engine said one of the biggest investments is in entertainment, particularly navigating and finding what you are looking for from content on the web. Tags: hollywood content entertainment microsoft bing

Hollywood Web Television Meetup

SoCal Tech Calendar

Thursday, January 15, 2009 -- Hollywood Web Television Meetup. Tubefilter's Hollywood Web Television Meetup brings together the most dynamic group of professionals in the online entertainment industry.This month's featured speakers are Tosca Musk and Jeff McPherson, creators of Tiki Bar TV.

Wearable Tech LA | Where Entertainment & Health Meet Wearables July 17th

Tech Zulu Event

During The Future of Wearable Entertainment and Hollywood, it will be discussed how augmented reality inspired by movies become a reality for all of us. The Future of Wearable Music will be a discussion on how wearables can change our music experience from entertaining to healing.

Web TV Workshop Pro-Panel Series: Creating A Web Series From The Ground Up

Tech Zulu Event

Last night we had an amazing group of panelist for the Web TV Workshop Pro-Panel series. They went over and touched on all the aspects that you would need to get your web series up and running. Tags: Advertising & PR Arts & Entertainment Social Media Video Jeremy McMillan Kristyn Burtt Matt Bolish Michael Redford Carney New Media Pro Panel Series Social Media Damian Pelliccione The Web Files Web Series Web TV Workshop

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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. Arts & Entertainment New Media News Review Social Media Social News Website Blip.tv

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Tubefilter Hollywood Web Television Meetup

SoCal Tech Calendar

Thursday, July 16, 2009 -- Tubefilter's Hollywood Web Television Meetup brings together the most dynamic group of professionals in the online entertainment industry. Each month's event features presentations from influential web television creators, talent, and industry executives who are leading the charge in shaping the future of our industry.

Ticketmaster Unveils New Web 2.0-style Seat Maps

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Los Angeles-based Ticketmaster , which is the biggest provider of online ticket sales services for sports, entertainment, and other events, said today that it has launched a beta of a new, interactive seat mapping tool. The new, Web 2.0-style tool allows users to view visual maps of venues, and use interactive features to narrow down the types of tickets they want to buy by location, price, and other options.

Citrix Debuts New Large Scale Web Event Service

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Santa Barbara-based Citrix said this morning that it has launched a new, multimedia webcasting service aimed at large scale web events. The company said it is looking to target the movie, music, and entertainment market, schools and universities, community town halls, and more with the new product. Citrix said its new GoToWebinar Premier Event offering can handle up to 20,000 attnedees.

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CreatorUp Links You With Top Filmakers & YouTube Creators To Make Awesome Web Series

Tech Zulu Event

CreatorUp is the online web series school teaching the next generation of web series creators how to make and market their own new video projects on the web. We also host video-conferences with students who want to learn specific topics around web video.

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Google Cloud’s LA region goes online

TechCrunch LA

When it first announced this new region, Google positioned it as the ideal region for the entertainment industry. Google Cloud’s new region in Los Angeles is now online, the company announced today.

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Web TV Workshop Pro-Panel Series: Mighty Fresh, McBeard Media, Distribber and IndieGoGo

Tech Zulu Event

On Monday November 1, 2010 TechZulu will present Web TV Workshop Pro-Panel Series live at 9pm PST. Tags: Arts & Entertainment Business Development New Media Social Media Video Adam Chapnick Alec Distribber IndieGoGo McBeard Media McNayre Mighty Fresh Richard Frias Web TV Workshop You will hear from some of the most successful professionals of the new media space. Visit TechZulu for full story.

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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.

SGN Teams With Fox Digital Entertainment | The Book of Life: Sugar Smash

Tech Zulu Event

Social Gaming Network ( SGN ) and Fox Digital Entertainment teamed up for the recent release of a new game called The Book of Life: Sugar Smash. We founded the company on the premise that we should build a game once and distribute it across all platforms: mobile, social, web.

Beyond the Demo: 2018 Could Be Year for Longer, Profitable VR Content

Xconomy

René Pinnell says he and his wife Selena Pinnell were “blown away” by the virtual reality projects their friends were creating in 2014, so they looked for an entrepreneurial niche that would allow them to support such artists.

Interview with Phil Ressler, BigStage Entertainment

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There's been an unusually complex amount of engineering, compared to a web media startup, but that's a good thing. Unlike most web media firms, we've got a real, protectable IP, based on serious computer science, three patents, and five more pending. Pasadena-based BigStage (www.bigstage.com) is one of those rare companies that has taken technology developed from university research, and is now bringing that technology to the commercial market.

Autonomic CEO Gavin Sherry on Mobility, China, and Data Privacy

Xconomy

Auto Industry automation Autonomic autonomous vehicles AWS China Connected Connected Cars Connectivity Contract for the Web data privacy e-commerce Entertainment Entrepreneurship exabyte Financing food delivery ford Ford Smart Mobility funding Gavin Sherry google innovation Intel Internet Internet of Things (IoT) Investor IT Lyft Marketplace Mobile Mobility mobility apps ride-hailing apps Robotics and A.I.

Lyft Raises $2.2B in IPO, Pegging Valuation at Over $24B

Xconomy

Investors eager to bet on the mobility industry’s future handed ride-hailing company Lyft $2.2 billion in new capital Thursday as the company completed an IPO that set its market capitalization at $24.3 billion, The New York Times reported. Lyft sold 30.8 million shares at $72 apiece, according to Renaissance Capital —the top of a new range that Lyft originally set at $62 to $68. The company was valued at $15.1 billion at the time of its last fundraising in mid-2018.

MySpace Partners On Web Reality Show, Launches Presidential Pledge Effort

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MySpace said today that it has launched a new web reality show with reality entertainment producer Endemol, and separately, has launched a promotion along with Ashton Kutcher's Katalyst Media linked to the upcoming Presidential Inauguration.

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Initiative to Boost SoCal’s Startup Scene Teams With GV Founder

Xconomy

Entertainment Web wirelessA Silicon Valley entrepreneur has set out to boost the startup ecosystem in San Diego and the rest of Southern California—and he already has scored a coup by partnering with Bill Maris, the founder and former CEO of Google Ventures, now known as GV.

Yekra Raises $3M For Video On Demand Platform

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Yekra says it is a digital entertainment distributor connected with an affiliate marketing system. Yekra says its system helps match content to viewers by genre, by digitally distributing entertainment through different web sites, blogs, social networks, and other destinations.

SocialNightlife.com | An App for Venues

Tech Zulu Event

During this year’s 2012 Consumer Electronic Show (#CES), we were sponsors to the demoing of the new venue management solution from the nightclub and nightlife web application called SocialNightLife.com. Everyone enjoys a good evening out on the town now and then.