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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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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Audi’s new V2I feature helps drivers hit every green light

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Audi has added a new feature to the vehicle-to-infrastructure technology embedded in its newer models that’s designed to help drivers catch every green light. It then displays a speed recommendation intended to help drivers pass traffic lights on green. This helps reduce emissions and boosts fuel savings. The tech, called GLOSA or Green Light Optimized Speed Advisory, is part of the automaker’s built-in traffic light-reading technology.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.

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.

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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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.

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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The four “P’s” to help you build a great business

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So, here’s one to help you with squeezing the most out of your own available resources. How do you manage a great business, as opposed to be a survivor? Well, here are the four areas you should focus upon every day. Now, some of us remember things better when given a catchy phrase or rhyme. In this new reality in our business world, there is certainly little room for mistakes and no room for bloat within our companies. Preventing them is our responsibility.

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Esri Partners With Group To Help Address Extinction Crisis

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Wilson Biodiversity Foundation , to help that nonprofit with its efforts to conserve half the earth's lands and seas to reverse the species extinction crisis currently threatening the planet. Redland-based geographical information systems (GIS) software developer Esri said this morning that it has partnered with the E.O.

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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.

Techstars Studio CTO, In Irvine, Aims To Help Entrepreneurs

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Southern California startup founder Isaac Saldana --who co-founded SendGrid --is hoping to help other entrepreneurs create companies , after the $3 billion, all-stock acquisition of SendGrid by Twilio in October. According to Techstars, it appointed Saldana Chief Technology Officer for Techstars Studio , which will help members of the the startup accelerator "rapidly envision, validate, and launch disruptive startups."

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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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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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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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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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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. **.

Uber, DogVacay Tie To Help Animal Shelters

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STARTrescue helps relocate animals from overcrowded shelters in high-kill shelters in Southern California to areas more likely to find people willing to adopt dogs, in the Pacific Northwest.

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Guardian Circle Taps Your Social Network For Help In A Crisis

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Just having one of those days, when you need some help--ie your car broke down, you can't get to daycare to pick up your child, you've got a medical emergency? 911--to provide help. guardian circle help panic button smartphoneMarina Del Rey-based Guardian Circle says it has the app for you--a new app which lets you connect with your own personal network of family, friends, neighbors, co-workers, and others, who can get you out of a bind.

Miso Robotics Hires COO to Help Expand Restaurant Installations

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Miso Robotics, a maker of burger-flipping robotic arms, announced it has appointed former Yahoo executive Melissa Burghardt as its chief operating officer

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Tengia Seeks To Help Seniors Redefine Retirement

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Los Angeles-based startup Tengia says it has launched a new platform, which is aimed at helping Americans who are 65 and older, help connect with individuals and small businesses to tap into their depth of experience. Are you 65, but not yet ready to give up the working world?

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5 Ways Poker Legend Annie Duke’s Brilliant Book Will Help You (And Your Startup) Make Better Decisions

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I’ve shared it with some of the CEOs with whom I work, as I know it will help them craft more thoughtful decisions. The post 5 Ways Poker Legend Annie Duke’s Brilliant Book Will Help You (And Your Startup) Make Better Decisions appeared first on John Greathouse.

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4 Tools to Help Startups Find Quality Leads

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This software features a set of tools dedicated to helping you host flawless and productive webinars every step of the way. Finding potential customers continues to be a huge challenge not only for established marketing and sales teams but also for startup executives and solo entrepreneurs.

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