IDrive Takes On Remote Help Desk Services

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Los Angeles-based IDrive Online Backup , which provides cloud backup and storage services, has launched a new, remote help desk service, which it is offering up to MSPs and IT specialists. remotepc idrive help desk services software saas cloudAccording to IDrive its new remote access solution, RemotePC HelpDesk, provides on-demate remote support, letting IT administrators manage and monitor all service requests and manage their technicians from a single dashboard.

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Flying taxi startup Blade is helping Silicon Valley CEOs bypass traffic

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According to Business Insider , it has worked with Uber in the past to help deep-pocketed Coachella attendees fly to and from the Van Nuys Airport to Palm Springs, renting out six-seat helicopters for more than $4,000 a pop.

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How to Help Children With Chronic Illness

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The goal is to raise money to help children with chronic illness get ongoing instruction in sports, art, music or whatever endeavor would help them get fulfillment in life.

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Popbase helps YouTube stars build closer relationships with their fans

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A new startup is seizing on an opportunity to help up-and-coming online entertainers take a leaf out of that book and grow their relationships with fans. Entertainment has changed.

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Led by LA-based March Capital, Astound raises $15.5 million for employee help desk automation services

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Astound , a company selling automated employee help desk services, has raised a new round of $15.5 It’s the seventh company that Turchin has been involved in around applying technology to help employees, he says.

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How TuesdayNights is Helping Women Entrepreneurs Connect With Capital

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So, to help other female entrepreneurs, they founded TuesdayNights (www.tuesdaynights.org), a group in LA which helps female entrepreneurs connect with capital and each other to improve their access to capital. Justine Lassoff: Melinda and I founded TuesdayNights to help women connect and to impact change through networking events and infinite gatherings. That's something that TuesdayNights provides, which is connecting women with other women that can help him.

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Helping Startups Understand Salespeople & the Sales Culture

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there is a nascent industry to try and help you with this, too. Don’t get my wrong – a great looking product can really help support a sale. ” They want technical sales to help with customer objections.

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Why You Need Help Rather Than Helpers In A Startup

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Even worse, when they figure out that they really need help, the first place they look is for an intern or untrained helpers. business help vs helpers smarter than you startup

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Substance abuse affects about 15% of American employees, Path wants to ensure they get help

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People looking for treatment simply don’t know where to go to get the most effective and affordable help. Not only can Path help to roll out access to treatment at scale, but the company can also reduce healthcare costs for companies, according to Bruno.

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LawKick: A Modern Way To Find Legal Help

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Michael Chasin: LawKick.com is essentially a marketplace that makes it easier than ever to find legal help. How the website works, is the client goes to the website, and indicates what they need help with. If you think about finding legal help, it''s not like you''re buying a t-shirt.

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Two new handhelds will help you relive the golden age of gaming

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Whether you’re an older gamer who remembers the Atari 2600 and Sega Genesis with great fondness or a doting grandparent who doesn’t remember exactly what the grandkids wanted (the Nintendo Swamp or something?),

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5 Questions To Help Solve The Tough Business Problems

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I like his summary of five kinds of questions that can help you change your leadership effectiveness, and your organization’s view of reality when faced with complex new issues: Questions that highlight key roadblocks to a solution.

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Let your board help with “what” and “why” – but rarely “how.”

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I am sure you can argue with this one. Sometimes a board member is valuable in teaching the “how” to get things done inside the company.

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5 Exciting Technologies That Need Your Execution Help

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These sensors talk to each other, and to us, via Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, or our smartphones, to help us manage our environment and live a richer life.

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Uppercase raises $3.5M to help e-tailers open brick-and-mortar stores

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To help the next generation of digitally native stores expand into the physical world, Uppercase , formerly known as thisopenspace, is launching out of stealth with $3.5

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Helping Colleagues in Their Time of Need

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Don’t feel obligated but when a community acts to help a colleague in need it’s surprising what an impact can be made with a large amount of small contributions. I had a bunch of topics teed up now that I’m back in LA after 2 weeks of constant travel. I felt excited to write because it’s a cathartic outlet for me and saves me from doing email. But no words would come out this weekend.

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Artificial Intelligence Can Help Or Hurt Any Business

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Image via Pixabay Everyone has heard about the big potential for using artificial intelligence (AI) to expand your business, but many of the small businesses I mentor are still wary of embracing it, because they don’t understand how it works, and fear losing control and unintended consequences.

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Two most powerful words: “Help me.”

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There is a bit of the teacher in all of us, and a request for help is a natural trigger to bring this out. And there should be an equal – if not stronger – bit of a student in each of us as well, allowing us to drop our egos a notch and actually ask for help when we need it.

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myRight Helps Answer Legal Questions, Online

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A new, Los Angeles startup, myRight , is hoping to help users with some basic legal questions, through a new service geared around asking users questions-and-answers about their legal questions. The startup, part of the StartEngine accelerator, asks users a series of questions around different topics -- things like security deposits, wills, gun control -- helping users to learn more about different topics, and also referring them to more detailed information sources and lawyers.

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UberAIR to take flight with help from UT Austin and U.S. Army Research Labs

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After three months of discussions, Uber Elevate has selected The University of Texas at Austin as its partner alongside the U.S. Army Research Laboratory to develop new rotor technology for vehicles that the company will use in its uberAIR flying taxi network.

Video Interview: Brainleap's Software To Help Treat ADHD and Autism

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Welcome to socaltech interviews, where we talk to the startup entrepreneurs, investors, and others in Southern California's technology industry.

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10 Clues That It May Be Time To Seek Outside Help

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The challenge in to know when and how to ask for help, and not let bravado and ego mask anxieties. The best people know when they don’t know, and know how to find the right help. Unfortunately, too many entrepreneurs I know are terrible at finding and accepting help.

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Watch an Ad, Help a Nonprofit Out

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Not only that, they’ve started launching their own companies and platforms that tout innovative ways to help millenials get in on the action. It’s a fact: young people are becoming more socially conscious these days.

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Honk Launches On Demand Roadside Help Service, Raises $1.8M

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Santa Monica-based Honk has launched a service for you, specifically to let you summon roadside help using your smartphone--without a membership. Honk, which launched this morning, said that it has launched nationwide to help connect drivers with more than 20,000 tow and roadside assistance drivers nationwide. assistance highway call roadside investment investor angel capital venture brundage corey help honk

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6 Ways To Help Others At Work And Still Save Yourself

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Don’t you wish you were better at saying “no” to all those extraneous requests for a bit of help at work? After some tough love by me, he admitted that he just couldn’t say no to all the people around him asking for help. Doing many things poorly won’t help anyone.

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Two new handhelds will help you relive the golden age of gaming

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Whether you’re an older gamer who remembers the Atari 2600 and Sega Genesis with great fondness or a doting grandparent who doesn’t remember exactly what the grandkids wanted (the Nintendo Swamp or something?), the new AtGames portable consoles will either excite you to no end or cause deep disappointment. These crazy little consoles contain dozens […]. Gadgets Gaming TC Atari atgames computing Los Angeles Nintendo nintendo entertainment system player sega genesis Software tim

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Help your employees to grow through their position.

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Email readers, continue here…] The answer coming from the best of breed in corporate personnel management is to form a trusted bond with that openly-identified employee, helping that person to manage his or her career within and preparing to follow the company experience.

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How This Founder Wants to Apply Her Technology to Help Save the Planet’s Resources

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If you want to know more about her company you should read the above link because her presentation at the Upfront Summit was taking her vision several steps beyond the current scope of our next few years plans and talking about her hope of helping to develop systems to save humanity.

Cornerstone OnDemand To Help Underrepresented Job Seekers In LA

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Santa Monica-based Cornerstone OnDemand Foundation , the nonprofit arm of Cornerstone OnDemand, says it will launch a set of free, online learning programs to help under-represented, job sekers in Los Angeles. According to Cornerstone OnDemand, it has partnered with the Bixel Exchange, a division of the L.A. Area Chamber of Commerce, to provide access to a free online learning program for job seekers.

Framework Benchmarks

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Weve done our best, but we are not experts in most of them so help is welcome! Hopefully an expert in JRuby can help us here. We think it is important to know about as many good tools as possible to help make the best choices you can.

Making the Internet Smarter at Helping Us

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I’d love to know people to “follow&# on websites to help expand my tastes the way that Twitter expands my news sources. Help me cut through the clutter. Recommendation Slicing. The Internet has a problem. It’s one you know well.

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Can Robots Help Humans Get in Gear?

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Embodied engineers robots to help human patients get with their health programs

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The One Key Person That Will Help You Improve Sales

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Not everybody who is nice or helpful to you is your “champion.” In order for somebody with IA to be your champion he has to be actively helping you through the sales process.

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FixUp Launches To Help Users Consult Experts Via iPhone

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How do you get help with that plumbing project you're working, or some minor assistance with that auto repair? A new, iPhone app-- FixUp --debuted today to try to help users with those kinds of questions, saying it will connect users to a network of skilled, service professionals via iPhone video. StartupMinds said it has previously helped accelerate such firms as Telesign and Ringadoc. fixup iphone expert help advice household

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A Hard Post to Write. Helping @MattLauzon Bring Justice

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Aside from wanting to help out a colleague and decent person – I also can imagine how hard it must be for somebody in our society to be public about something as traumatic as sexual abuse. If decent people like Matt can be brave enough to come forward and confront wrongdoers then the least I can do is help lend a voice to their cause. If you want to know how you can help Matt Lauzon he left some details on his page, which I copied below. **.