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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Think about Performance Before Building a Web Application

TechEmpower

” In our performance consulting work, we often hear variations of the following: “Our web application was running fine with a few hundred users. Web application performance is a broad discipline. However, most web applications are not blogs or news sites.

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Technical Advisors: Every Web/Mobile Startup Must Have One

SoCal CTO

And it made me come to a new realization: Every early-stage web/mobile/online startup should have at least one technical advisor, probably two. Get an advisor to help supplement where there are gaps.

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Tealium Takes On Web Tags

socalTECH

San Diego-based Tealium , a firm started by Websidestory/Visual Sciences/Omniture vets, said today that it has launched a product to help web marketers manage their digital marketing products. The firm said its Tealium iQ software allows marketers to easily add, remove, and modify web page tags which are used for data collection, measurement, behavioral target, and online optimization. Those tags are used for web analytics, affiliate marketing, retargeting, and more.

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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.

How Tengia Wants To Help You Tap Into The Rich Experience Of Older Professionals

socalTECH

Tengia is a new website focused on helping companies take advantage of that deep talent and lifetime of accumulated experience, by matching them with older individuals with the skills they need. Sulgatti tells us how she hopes her service will help both those older individuals, as well as companies, connect. I was consulting for an architecture firm, and essentially helping to recruit an individual to manage our firm's design team.

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Hackathon Targets Orange County Web Developers

socalTECH

In one of the newest "hackathons" to hit Southern California, a group of companies are looking to draw Orange County software developers to a new hackathon, geared around WebRTC, the open "Web Real Time Communications" framework aimed at helping developers create voice and video chat applications.

StageIt Gets Funding To Help Broadcast Musicians

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based startup StageIt , which operates an online web platform which lets musicians interact with their fans through live broadcasts from their laptop, has raised a round of funding. The funding came from DEV (Digital Entertainment Ventures), a newly launched New York investment firm headed by Alan McGlade and Michael Yang. The funding was announced by DEV as part of its launch. Financial details of the funding were not disclosed.

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Profitability Helps San Diego Lender Step Out from Industry Cloud

Xconomy

LendingClub helped to pioneer the model, saying in November 2012 that it had surpassed $1 billion in loans issued since 2006, when it was founded. National blog main National top stories San Diego San Diego blog main San Diego top stories alternative lender Dave Gilbert Entrepreneurship fintech innovation Internet Investor IT Lending Club National Funding peer-to-peer lending people Software Web

Signal Sciences: Protecting Web Apps In The Era Of DevOps, with Andrew Peterson

socalTECH

In today's world of web application development, speed is everything. Venice Beach-based Signal Sciences (www.signalsciences.com) has created sofdtware designed for those application developers to help protect those web applications. Andrew Peterson: We have what we call a web protection platform, that provides other companies with protection against attackers who are attacking their web applications.

Mingly Launches Mingly Web and MyPeople | Manage Your TwitFaceMailBookLink

Tech Zulu Event

Last fall, Mingly released their first product last fall to help users manage their endless webs of connections. Dubbed Mingly for Web and MyPeople , the suite of products (including Mingly for Gmail) are powdered by the company’s Social Interaction Mapping (SIM) Engine.

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

From the Venture Trenches

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.

Autobytel Launches Web Chat Service

socalTECH

Irvine-based Autobytel announced this morning that it has launched a new, live web chat service aimed at auto dealers and manufacturers. The firm, which operates a number of websites connecting consumers with auto dealers, said its new service, Live Chat by ActivEngage, will allow car dealers and manufacturers to help engage with web visitors, act as an online sales force, and increase purchase request generation.

CureMatch Uses Analytics to Rank Best Options for Cancer Treatment

Xconomy

CureMatch, a San Diego-based healthtech startup, says today it has created a Web-based platform that uses analytic software to help doctors sort through what can be a bewildering array of cancer treatment options.

Connect6 Aims To Bridge The Web, Real Life Contacts

socalTECH

A new, Los Angeles-based Connect6 launched this week, with a new, Chrome browser extension which looks to bridge the web--and such sites as Facebook, Twitter, Gmail, and other services--with LinkedIn-like information on potential contacts. The company is aiming squarely at LinkedIn saying it is hoping to help people stop relying on LinkedIn''s InMail feature to find contact information.

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StockTwits Ties With Investor Relations Web Developer

socalTECH

San Diego-based StockTwits , the online, finance-focused messaging service, said today that it has partnered with Q4 Web Systems , a developer of corporate websites and social media products for public companies. StockTwits has recently expanded its service to help public companies use social media, yet still comply with disclosure and other regulations.

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

From the Venture Trenches

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. The worst thing you can do is sit on your hands and worry, because that is not going to help anybody.

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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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.

Proofpoint Uncovers Second Cyberattack That Uses Stolen NSA Tools

Xconomy

Cybersecurity company Proofpoint, which helped slow the sweeping global ransomware attack WannaCry after it emerged Friday, has now discovered a much more insidious, profitable, and potentially widespread cyberattack called Adylkuzz. Adylkuzz doesn’t demand, as WannaCry does, that victims pay a ransom to retrieve their data. Adylkuzz makes no announcement when it quietly invades target computers.

Help Kluge & SWSCA Win a Webby Award

From the Venture Trenches

Filed under: Design Agency , Web Design , Webby Tagged: DIY , Stan Winston , Video , Webby Award. Design Agency Web Design Webby DIY Stan Winston Video Webby Award Kluge and the Stan Winston School of Character Arts are nominated for a. 2013 How To/DIY Webby Award.

Xconomy Special Report: 12 San Diego Tech Startup to Watch in 2017

Xconomy

Other companies also demonstrated why they made our 2016 list of companies to watch: Classy recently raised $30 million for software-as-a-service that helps nonprofits run crowdfunding campaigns and raise donations online; Seismic raised $40 million in May to advance its software for updated corporate sales and marketing material; GovX, with revenue up nearly 40 percent over last year, raised $3.8 I am grateful to Mike Krenn, the venture group’s president, for his help on this project.

Gary Hayslip on the City of San Diego as Cybersecurity Test Bed

Xconomy

He oversees a web of government computer networks that enable city residents to pay their parking tickets, submit bids on city contracts, and make online payments for city taxes and sewer fees.

Help Kluge & SWSCA Win a Webby Award

From the Venture Trenches

Filed under: Design Agency , Web Design , Webby Tagged: DIY , Stan Winston , Video , Webby Award. Design Agency Web Design Webby DIY Stan Winston Video Webby Award Kluge and the Stan Winston School of Character Arts are nominated for a. 2013 How To/DIY Webby Award. Please vote for the Stan Winston School here: VOTE.

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. And the ability for viewers to create custom accounts might be a bit more helpful too.

Nervana’s $400M+ Buyout Reflects Key Tech Trend in Machine Learning

Xconomy

For example, Nervana’s Web-based software has been used to help Paradigm software analyze prospective oil and gas fields, identify irregular trading patterns for the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, and enable Blue River Technology to refine its computer vision technology for use in agriculture.

TakeLessons CEO Discusses Chromatik Buyout, Why it’s a Good Fit

Xconomy

San Diego-based TakeLessons set out nine years ago to create a Web-based platform that helped match music students with qualified instructors. Since then, TakeLessons has raised a total of $20 million in venture capital, and expanded into new markets and services.

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Curating The Web Using PublishThis, with Matt Kumin

socalTECH

If you're a web publisher, or even a brand developing your own outreach to customers through a newsletter or microsite, how do you efficiently gather and curate all of the news and information out there? It's all about what is happening on the realtime web.

Lumina Foundation Gives Odds For Edtech Innovation Under Trump

Xconomy

Jamie Merisotis, president and CEO of the Lumina Foundation , sees bipartisan interest in education initiatives that help U.S. Bipartisanship hasn’t exactly been the watchword in Washington over the past month as the new Trump administration grapples with stalled nominations, court battles over its travel ban, and investigations of campaign contacts with Russia.

New Bootstrap Fund Pulls Itself Up in World of Health IT Deals

Xconomy

We started the incubator with the idea of helping people with ideas, and making some investments,” he said. It didn’t take long, however, until both had joined MD Revolution, a Bootstrap portfolio company providing Web-based services to help people improve their health and fitness.

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At “The Vine,” Developer Builds a Vertical Campus for Tech Startups

Xconomy

In San Francisco, municipal tax incentives have helped the urban revitalization (and spurred local controversy ) by luring big software companies like Twitter, Zendesk, Dropbox, and Salesforce to the city. The tech community has helped us evolve as a company here,” Turner said.

Water Metering Startup Wins Vote for “Best Demo” at EvoNexus Event

Xconomy

Here is a quick recap of the other presentations at the event: — Trials.ai , presented by co-founder and CEO Kim Walpole, has developed cloud-based software intended to help contract research organizations and pharmaceutical companies manage their clinical trials. The startup uses artificial intelligence-related technologies to help manage the process. Water Pigeon Web wireless

Selecting a Web Development Company

SoCal CTO

I''ve written before about finding Web Development Firms in Los Angeles. What do they do after the web site is launched? Do they help with transition to in-house or other developers? What I didn''t discuss was how you should go about selecting the right company.