Nimble Links Contact Records, Web Pages

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Nimble , the developer of web-based, contact management software, said Thursday that it has enhanced its software to allow users to link any web page to contact records in the product. Nimble's web-based software lets users track all of their interaction with a customer or client, including emails, social networking activity, phone calls, and more. The firm has been looking to bring contact management into the web-based, social age with its software.

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Google Shuts Urchin, Other Services

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Internet giant Google said Friday that it will be shutting down web analytics service Urchin , the onetime San Diego startup which had been acquired by Google in April of 2005. According to a post from Urchin co-founder Paul Muret, the shutdown comes as the software has been overtaken by Google Analytics, which had originally started as an online version of the Urchin software. urchin google shutdown picnik

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The End of the Web? Don’t Bet on It. Here’s Why

Both Sides of the Table

In it he asserts that the web is dying and in its ashes will see the rise of the “App Internet.” The web is dying and will be replaced by “the App Internet.” Enter the World Wide Web (WWW). Web & Social Change the Landscape of the Web.

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Google Plus: First Impressions

Tech Zulu Event

Google, they’ve cracked a nut here. With Wave being an experiment, and Buzz being a dead duck from the get go, Google Plus (Google+) is actually a usable, integrated, complete-feeling product released this week, and it’s pretty damn good. Now, there’s Google+.

Getty Gets Google Goggles

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They might not checking Facebook or surfing the web--they might be just be getting a smart phone tour of the art. Google said Monday afternoon that the museum has just gone high tech with its displays, with a new link to Google's "Google Goggles" mobile app.

Google Plus iPhone App First Impressions

Tech Zulu Event

On Tuesday, Google’s native iOS app for its Google+ service was released on the App Store. You get all the basic functionality of the mobile web version but the native application adds push notifications, photo uploading and the ability to create Huddles.

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Los Angeles Web Developer

SoCal CTO

Just the kind of person I like to meet. :) But I was a bit surprised when he emphasized how hard it had been for them to find a web developer in Los Angeles. My flippant comment was, “If you do a Google search for Los Angeles web developer, you’ll find a LOT of people and firms.” Web design typically refers to the process of interface design and graphic design. The result of web design are static pages as graphics or HTML.

Why Google Fiber? Moat-widening Endeavor & Future of Computing.

Tech Zulu Event

In twenty years, Fiber will be one of Google’s most valuable assets. 2) Fiber is a means to Google’s vision of the future of computing. Apple, Google, Facebook, and Amazon are striving to be the super-mega technology company that owns every layer of the value chain.

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Google's AdSense, Developed In LA, Earned More than $7 Billion Last Year

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One of Southern California''s most successful--and unheralded--inventions for the Internet world earned online publishers more than $7 billion alone last year, Google said this morning. Google announced today that Google Adsense --which it acquired when it bought Santa Monica-based Applied Semantics back in 2003--just turned 10 years old, and now has more than 2 million publishers. Google said that last year, alone, publishers earned more than $7 billion from AdSense ads.

No Google Autocompleter Openings In SoCal

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In one of its April Fool's jokes, search engine giant Google has posted a job position--and accompanying YouTube recruitment video --for a "Google Autocompleter", to predict what users are searching for on the web. google autocompleter april fools joke jobs employment

FindTheBest Snags Google, DoubleClick Vet As President

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Santa Barbara-based FindTheBest.com , the online comparison site headed by DoubleClick founder Kevin O'Connor , has turned to a Google and DoubleClick vet to serve as President. findthebest doubleclick executive google search engine comparison rabin yaghoubi

The Five Major Tech Trends of 2016

Xconomy

Back in 2013, Google reported that 90 percent of multiple device owners switch between screens to complete tasks, using an average of three different combinations every day.

A.I. Chip Race Redraws Competitive Map Among Tech Firms, Chipmakers

Xconomy

It’s been a long time since tech’s biggest companies could be sorted into discrete buckets according to the products they pioneered—-Google, the search software giant; Apple, the computer and mobile device innovator; e-commerce leader Amazon; business software stalwart Microsoft; and social media engine Facebook.

With Pitches for HQ2 Made, Cities Wait on Amazon’s 2018 Decision

Xconomy

From Portland to Pittsburgh, it’s likely that every city in the U.S. with more than 1 million people has made its case to Amazon to locate the company’s second headquarters there. At least, hopefully they have already, because today—if you haven’t heard—was the deadline to apply.

As U.S. Looks to Launch Precision Health Study, Google’s Role Emerges

Xconomy

Google’s parent company Alphabet (NASDAQ: GOOG ) and its wholly owned biotech R&D group, Verily Life Sciences, are helping build a secure center where health records, genomic data, and other personal information from hundreds of thousands of people can be collected, analyzed, and shared with health researchers. Only a few of those entities are for-profit companies; Google, via Verily, is the highest-profile. The U.S.

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What to Expect from Trending Web Design in 2016

Tech Zulu Event

The dynamism of web design ascertains that trends should keep varying to the better with changing times. Creativity thrives on a blend of several ideas to propose solutions and convey emotions, creative fields like fashion and graphic designs always find its way to web design and vice versa.

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. One o the first major brands to exclusively appear on Google+.

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Aira Raises $12M to Expand Services for Blind and Visually Impaired

Xconomy

Aira takes advantage of the gig economy by connecting online independent contractors (via dedicated wireless bandwidth provided by AT&T) to guide low-vision users equipped with a modified version of Google Glass, the Internet-connected eyewear.

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Google Lets Users Block Sites

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Search engine giant Google , in what might be a preview of a way for users to help filter out low quality web results, said Thursday that it has begun allowing user to block results from sites they do not want to see. Google--which said it is not yet using the data in search results, but will be looking at the data from the program--said the blocked sites will be linked to a user's Google account. google block search site engine filter quality sites

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Nimble Hits Google Chrome App Store

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Santa Monica-based Nimble , the developer of cloud-based, contact management software which is headed by Goldmine founder Jon Ferrara, has extended the distribution of it service this morning with a new Google Chrome web application. The startup, which makes it easier for professionals and small businesses to manage their contacts, said its new Google Chrome app helps extend the Chrome browser to link to its service. nimble google chrom store software

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

Xconomy

A 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. Entertainment Web wireless

Why We All Should Care About the Recent Brouhaha at Google

Xconomy

The issues raised by the 10-page memo on the suitability of women for certain engineering and leadership positions at Google (culminating in the firing of its author) have implications for all of us.

Google's PageSpeed Exits Beta

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Google announced Wednesday that it has released its mod_pagespeed project--which automatically optimizes and speeds up web pages accesses for website owners using Apache--out of beta. pagespeed page google optimize software apache module edgecast dreamhost

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OpenX Rolls Out Google AMP Compatibility

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Pasadena-based programmatic advertising marketplace operator OpenX has rolled out compatibility with Google AMP, Google's effort at a highly optimized set of rules for mobile web pages, across its entire set of products, the companys aid Monday. Google's AMP defines a strict set of rules--including prohibition against external Javascript includes--to accelerate delivery of mobile pages using HTML5. openx google mobile programmatic advertising marketplace html5

Nimble Hits Google Apps Marketplace

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Los Angeles-based Nimble , the contact management and tracking software firm headed by former Goldmine founder Jon Ferrara, has rolled out in the Google Apps Marketplace. Ferrara is applying his experience with developing contact management software for sales teams and others--Goldmine was among the first and top leading software programs of its day for contact and lead tracking--and looking to apply that to the new, web-based and software-as-a-service world.

A Look at Google’s New Network Security Tool

Tech Zulu Event

As a response to the growing fears over internet security, Google released a new network security tool in November called nogotofail, the goal being a safer internet for everyone. Google touted this characteristic when it first announced the tool, and it’s easy to see why.

Rubicon Project Rolls Google AMP Compliant Ad Software

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Los Angeles-based Rubicon Project is making it easier for publishers to publish Google AMP compliant webpages, saying its FastLane header bidding solution is now accepted by Google for its mobile web project. Google AMP is a strict set of guidelines, issued by Google, which optimizes web pages for mobile browsing. Rubicon Project says its "FastLane adapter for AMP" was accepted by Google for use on AMP pages.

5 Common Misconceptions of Web Design: Insights from the Yoga Sutras

From the Venture Trenches

A Google survey from July 2012 calculated that more than half the small businesses in the US are still without a basic website. The pride and effort they have placed in building up their business should be reflected through their web presence.

EdgeCast Joins Google, Others On DNS Effort

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Santa Monica-based content deliver network provider EdgeCast Networks said today that it has joined with OpenDNS and Google, as well as a number of other CDNs, to speed up the handling of domain name system (DNS) request on the Internet. DNS is the protocol which is used by computers to translate web addresses into actual Internet IP addresses. edgecast opendns google content delivery network acceleration

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The 7 “Free” Ways to Get Traffic on the Web

Jason Nazar

The 7 Ways to Get (unpaid) Traffic on the Web. “If There are 7 Ways to Get Traffic on the Web, in no weighted order they are: 1.) Search Engines – Google, Yahoo, MSN, ASK redirect billions of searches everyday.Search engines have the potential to drive millions of visitors to a given site.Wikipedia and About are two of the most popular sites on the web, but the majority of their traffic comes from referrals from search engines, not people going directly to their site.To

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5 Common Misconceptions of Web Design: Insights from the Yoga Sutras

From the Venture Trenches

A Google survey from July 2012 calculated that more than half the small businesses in the US are still without a basic website. The pride and effort they have placed in building up their business should be reflected through their web presence. With over three billion local search queries in any given month on Google alone, no business can afford not to be on the web. Asmita’s are challenging for a web designer; anyway you move you will be damned.

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.

New StockTwits CEO Looks to Expand Share of Investor Community

Xconomy

If you do a Google search for AAPL, the stock ticker for Apple, the top search results are typically Yahoo Finance, Twitter, Google Finance—and StockTwits, a social media communications platform for Wall Street traders and active retail investors.

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