Hollywood Software Acquired By Rentrak

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Los Angeles-based Hollywood Software, Inc. Hollywood Software's products are installed at such studios as 20th Century Fox, Universal Pictures and Lionsgate, according to the companies, with its digital cinema management software being used to manage more than 15,000 screens worldwide. hollywood software rentrak merger acquisition movie content analytics analysis tracking distribution film cinema

Intel To Open New Studio In Hollywood Aimed At VR

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Intel CEO Brian Krzanich said on Tuesday that the semiconductor maker will create a new, studio in Hollywood, will will focus on creating 360-degree virtual reality sports and entertainment content, using its technology. intel hollywood virtual reality contentAccording to Krzanich, speaking at an Intel conference in San Francisco, said the new Intel Tech Experience Labs will use its 360 Replay technology as the basis for that virtual reality content.

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Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center Taken Offline By Ransomware

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Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center , a medical center in the Los Angeles area, has been unable to use their computers for more than a week , due to "ransomware" placed on those computers by hackers. hollywood presbyterian medical center ransomware cybersecurity security attack

This Hollywood Star Proves Entrepreneurs Should Be Clueless

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This was certainly the case with Hollywood star turned inventor, Hedy Lamarr. Lamarr abandoned a successful European film career to become a Hollywood star. Unsatisfied with the intellectual limitations of Hollywood, Ms. A version of this article previously appeared in Forbes.

TZ Tech Crawl | Hollywood Edition

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The Tech Crawl is back and in full swing heading to the Hollywood Tech Scene! A tour of some of the hottest Hollywood tech companies. Why not stop by for a quick beer, game, snack or just say hi at one of the many Hollywood tech companies from 6pm to 11pm? Where: Hollywood, CA.

Why Silicon Valley and Hollywood Don’t Get Each Other and Who Will Win the Future

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But here’s what Silicon Valley doesn’t get about Hollywood. And what Hollywood does’t get about Silicon Valley? ” Guess what, Hollywood.

Avametric Raises $10.5M To Combine Hollywood VFX With E-Commerce

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In a crossover between the worlds of Hollywood special effects and e-commerce, a new startup, Avametric , said it is looking to fuse "Silicon Valley, Hollywood, and Fashion" by using the software behind visual effects rendering to render clothing and accessories on computer models of consumers. avametric hollywood visual effects content studio ecommerce fashion rendering software

A Surprising Entrepreneurial Journey To The Pinnacle Of Hollywood

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With no industry connections or family ties, talent agent John Ferriter applied basic entrepreneurial principles to reach the pinnacle of Hollywood''s elite. John then described his journey from rock-n-roll to Hollywood. The "I Only Know Two People In Hollywood" Interview.

New Fund Targets Celebrities, Hollywood

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It seems like combining Hollywood and venture capital is the rage in Silicon Valley this week, as news came Tuesday of a new, seed-stage venture capital fund--run by former Mashable blogger Ben Parr--looking to raise money from Hollywood celebrities for access to hot, Silicon Valley Startups. dominate fund dominatefund hollywood celebrity venture capital mashable

MySetLife Adds Content From Hollywood Reporter, FilmContact.com

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The company said it will provide free access to breaking news feeds from The Hollywood Reporter, contact information from FilmContact.com, and access to the crowdsourced funding resources at Invested.in. mysetlife hollywood reporter producer content filmmaker investedin

YouTube Sensation Annoying Orange Goes Hollywood

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The Annoying Orange , the animated YouTube series, is the latest YouTube sensation to go mainstream in Hollywood, according to a report today. annoying orange youtube content hollywood animated video

Mike Jones Echoes Hollywood | If You Build It, They Will Come

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In the following interview, Jones discusses the accelerator craze in Los Angeles, why he chose to follow the model of Hollywood studios with Science, and what he sees happening in LA tech over the next few years.

Oculus Courts Hollywood With New Film Unit

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Irvine-based Oculus , the virtual reality headgear and technology maker which is now part of Facebook, announced Monday at the Sundance Film Festival that it has created a new unit to help Hollywood make virtual reality movies. oculus rift virtual reality content hollywood immersive sundance

Blankspaces Targets New Location In Hollywood

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Coworking space operator Blankspaces says it is planning a big expansion in mid-June, and plans to open up a new location in Hollywood. blankspaces hollywood coworking technology office temp space realestate real estate

How FilmBreak Is Bringing Data and Analytics To Hollywood, with Darren Marble

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Hollywood's an old industry, used to doing business in traditional ways. Darren Marble: We launched the platform in November, out of Io/LA, the coworking facility in Hollywood. darren marble filmbreak data analytics hollywood content marketing filmmakers film

Ross Levinsohn Named Head of The Hollywood Reporter

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Ross Levinsohn , the former head of Yahoo and Fox Interactive Media, has just been appointed CEO of Guggenheim Digital Media , the parent firm of The Hollywood Reporter, Billboard, Adweek, and other entertainment focused properties.

Core Performance Opens Tech Dev Center In Hollywood

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Core Performance , a venture backed sports and corporate wellness company backed by Polaris Venture Partners, has opened up an office in Hollywood, to house its technology operations. According to Jon Zerden, the company's CTO, the firm is aggressively hiring for technology and product positions at the new location. Core Performance is based in Tempe, Arizona.

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Microsoft Spins Up New Entertainment Studio In Hollywood

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Microsoft is the latest big name, technology company which sees its future being defined in Hollywood, and is reportedly hiring a former CBS television executive to head up original video content development efforts here.

Drone Crash Takes Out Power Grid In West Hollywood For Three Hours

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For all of the promise and appeal of drone aircraft, the growing popularity of the unmanned aerial vehicles continues to cause unexpected problems--most recently, taking out the power to almost 700 customers of Southern California Edison in West Hollywood on Tuesday afternoon. drone aircraft crash west hollywood power electricity utility aerospace technology

Silicon Valley VC's New LPs: Hollywood?

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Apparently, according to Variety, that source is increasingly Hollywood , and its stars and executives. The article did not quantify how much Hollywood money is going to technology venture capital and private equity. silicon valley venture capital hollywood

ParkMe Expands Data In Hollywood, Venice

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Santa Monica-based parking information provider ParkMe said Tuesday that it has expanded the depth of its information in the Los Angeles area, by adding parking information in Hollywood and Venice. parkme hollywood venice angeles xerox parking data According to ParkMe, the expansion comes due to a collaboration with Xerox, through access to Xerox sensor data from the Los Angeles Department of Transportaiton''s LA Express Park program.

Microsoft Unveils Surface Tablet In Hollywood

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What was that gigantic gathering of tech journalists in Hollywood last night? Microsoft picked Hollywood's Milk Studios as the location of a super stealthy, invitation-only event to announced its Surface tablet computer. microsoft surface hollywood announcement computer

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Why Hollywood Needs To Make Technology A Priority

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Variety’s recent “Broken Hollywood” story was essentially a battle cry from entertainment heavyweights sounding off on the biggest challenges they’re facing in an industry undergoing a great deal of turmoil.

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Silicon Beach Fest Hollywood, LA Tech Summit, and Idea to Screen | Why You Need to Attend Any or All

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Hard to believe another Digital LA Silicon Beach Fest Hollywood is happening this week back-to-back with the new LA Tech Summit produced by Cornerstone. The post Silicon Beach Fest Hollywood, LA Tech Summit, and Idea to Screen | Why You Need to Attend Any or All appeared first on TechZulu.

FAA Extends More Unmanned Aircraft Exemptions To Hollywood

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The FAA said Monday that it has granted eight more regulatory exemptions for commercial use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), nearly all of them to a set of linked companies in Van Nuys which film for Hollywood. Purwin, who has a long list of credits filming for Hollywood. So far, Hollywood has been the biggest beneficiary of the FAA''s willingness to grant limited commercial drone permits in controlled situations. drone hollywood purwin content license aerospace

HitFix Snags VP From The Hollywood Reporter

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Los Angeles-based film, TV, and entertainment site HitFix said today that it has snagged the former General Manager for Digital for The Hollywood Reporter, Alex Boyce, as its new Senior Vice President of Business Development and Strategy. Boyce previously headed up the online re-launch of The Hollywood Reporter, and also has served at IAC/InteractiveCorp. hitfix hollywood reporter executive film content

Raise a glass with TechZulu & New Media Vault at Drai’s Hollywood

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TechZulu is turning three and we couldn't think of a better place to celebrate than the exclusive nightclub, Drai's Hollywood. Events News anniversary BlogWorld CES dealmaker Dealmaker Media DEMO Digital LA drais Hollywood Mindshare new media vault party south by southwest interactive Spotlight SXSW TechCrunch TechCrunch Disrupt techcrunch50 TechZulu TechZulu Live Twiistup w hotelThat's right. We all work hard, now it's time to play hard.

Silicon Beach Report June 15: Scopely Raises $60 Million

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Scopely raises $60 million, VentureDevs to open West Hollywood office, and tech startup HelloTech powers Altice service

Netflix Expands In Hollywood

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Internet video streaming and rental service Netflix is in a major expansion in Hollywood, and has signed a lease fo 200,052 square feet on the Sunset Corridor, the company said Thursday. ICON said the deal for the Netflix offices is the largest office lease signed to date in Hollywood, in terms of square feet. Netflix has had a presence in the Los Angeles area, due to both work with Hollywood studios and content creators, as well as because of its own, original content efforts.

Silicon Beach Fest Celebrates Tech Startups and Hollywood in LA | Pics, Highlights and What’s Next!

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“It’s great to get the tech and Hollywood communities together to celebrate digital innovation,” said Kevin Winston, creator of the Silicon Beach Fest, and Digital LA CEO/Founder. We will also do a one-day version this fall in Hollywood and Downtown.

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Report: Amazon Paid $15M For Latest Woody Allen Film

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Amazon.com has paid $15M for the untitled film from Woody Allen , according to the Hollywood Reporter, which said that the amount is more than three times what Woody Allen got for his last film. Amazon announced the deal to acquire Allen's film last week, but did not disclose the finances behind the deal, which the Hollywood Reporter called "staggering". amazon prime instant video content hollywood woody allen director creative movie movies theater

Cinedigm Sells Hollywood Software

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Century City-based Cinedigm said late Tuesday that it has sold its Hollywood Software division to an outside team of investors, led by David Gajda, one of the company''s original founders. Hollywood Software''s tools are used for managing digital theatrical distribution and exhibition. cinedigm hollywood software founder cash merger acquisition content theatrical theater digital spinout