HyperX Ships New Product, ChargePlay Clutch for Mobile

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Fountain Valley-based HyperX , the gaming product division of Kingston Technology, says it has shipped a new product, the ChargePlay Clutch for mobile. HyperX said the new product is available for $59.99 hyperx chargeplay clutch mobile kingston gaming congrollerThe gaming controller uses the Qi wireless cahrging standard and a detachable battery pack. MSRP, through both its own online store as well as Amazon.

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App development shop V/One is giving away 50,000 free mobile app builds to budding LA mobile businesses

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The Los Angeles-based app development shop, V/One , is giving away 50,000 free mobile app builds through the rest of April as the company officially launches its platform for would-be, LA-based mobile app moguls. Users can think of it like Wix or WordPress for mobile app development.

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Spreeify Launches New Mobile Ad Product

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Los Angeles-based Spreeify , the developer of display ad technology which is led by Ruben Dua, has rolled out a new product aimed at the mobile market. server advertising technology display network mobile spreeify

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OpenX Launches Mobile Ad Product

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Los Angeles-based programmatic advertising marketplace and technology provider OpenX has rolled out a new product aimed at the mobile app market, according to the company. OpenX said it has launched OpenX Bidder for Apps, an extension of its software for the desktop and mobile web, which works on mobile app inventory. openx mobile advertising programmatic

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Local Corporation Launches New Mobile Ad Product

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Irvine-based Local Corporation , the local advertising technology developer, said it has launched a new product aimed at the mobile ad market. Pricing on the new product was not announced. Local Corporation said the new product is based on its Krillion local shopping platform.

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Spreeify Launches New Mobile, Display Ad Product

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Los Angeles-based Spreeify , the advertising technology company led by Ruben Dua, has launched a brand new product today, offering up cloud-based mobile and display advertising. spreeify display mobile advertising

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Inseego Names Product Management VP

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San Diego-based 5G device maker Inseego said this morning that it has named Adam Gould as Senior Vice President, Product Management, IoT & Mobile solutions. Inseego said that Gould will lead the company's efforts on 5G and its IIoT product line. inseego product management executive quantalrf adam gouldGould was most recently CEO of QuantalRF, a developer of low-power, high sensitivity RF technology.

Private tech companies mobilize to address shortages for medical supplies, masks and sanitizer

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Endless West announced this morning that it would shift production away from its distillery to begin making hand sanitizers. The second is clinical trials and the third is production.

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Adtile Technologies Rolls Out Mobile Ad Product

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San Diego-based Adtile Technologies , the developer of mobile advertising technology led by Nils Forsblom, has rolled out a new mobile ad technology that the company says uses multiple sensors on users'' phones to engage with users. Adtile said its new technology--FireMotion--tracks a phone''s position and velocity, which can be used as a creative tool in mobile ad campaigns. adtile technologies mobile advertising sensor sensors phone smartphone

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Inseego Names Head Of IoT, Mobile Solutions

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San Diego-based wireless device developer Inseego said late Thursday that it has named Ashish Sharma as President of IoT and Mobile Solutions. Sharma has been the company's Executive Vice President IoT & Mobile Solutions since September of 2017, and also has been the company's Chief Marketing Officer. The company says Sharma is responsible for advanced technology, product line management and engineering. inseego executive ashish sharma mobile

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Beachfront Media Debuts Mobile Video Ad Product

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Beachfront said the new product provides programmatic video ads for mobile video advertising, which combines both real-time-bidding (RTB) with private marketplaces and programmatic inventory. beachfront media mobile video advertising programmatic market Burbank-based Beachfront Media , the video software and technology provider led by Frank Sinton, said Tuesday that it has launched a new programmatic video ad platform called Beachfront.io.

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Evite Appoints Head Of Product

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Los Angeles-based online invitations service Evite announced this morning that it has named Yun Woo as its new Head of Product, to oversee development of the company's product. Woo was most recently Head of Product at Whalerock Industries, where Evite said he had been leading the product team that launched the Kardashian/Jenner family native apps and sites across iOS and Android. evite executive head product

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LiveXLive Names Head of Product

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West Hollywood-based a href="[link] , which provides a number of live streaming and other products focused on live entertainment--and also runs Slacker Radio--has named Tad Ro as Head of Product. Ro previously has worked for such companies as Verizon Digital Media, TMZ, Virgin Mobile, Spin Media and Rhapsody. LiveXLive said Ro will lead product management and expand its product offerings. livexlive exeutive product

Web Second, Mobile First

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The titles were: Mobile First, Web Second. Mobile First, Web Second (continued). I know that they really impacted an entire cohort of startups because every company that was coming to pitch me businesses was (is) saying, “I’m a ‘mobile first’ company.”

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ZEFR Names Product Head

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Venice, California-based ZEFR , the content monetization and protection provider, said this morning that it has named Tom Furukawa as its new Head of Product. zefr product management monetization

Fandango Rolls Out Mobile Ticketing Product

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Los Angeles-based Fandango , which operates an online movie ticketing service, announced today that it has rolled out a mobile phone ticketing option. The firm, which is a unit of Comcast Interactive, said its mobile ticket program allows users to use their mobile phones to get into movies.

Websense Rolls Out New Mobile Security Product

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San Diego-based security software developer Websense reported Wednesday that it has launched a new, mobile security product aimed at mobile devices such as iPads, iPhones, and Android. The firm said its Websense TRION Mobile Security product offers up data loss protection, prevents malicious app downloads, protects against malware and also offers mobile device management to users. Pricing on the new product was not announced.

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Green Dot Plans Mobile Banking Product

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Monrovia, California-based Green Dot , the provider of prepaid cards, is getting set to launch a new, mobile bank account product, the firm said Wednesday afternoon. The firm said it will be launching the product on Tuesday, January 15th. The company disclosed the new product launch through an invite for media, analysts and investors to a live conference call. The firm has not yet announced any details of the new product.

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Mobile Productivity Tools for Business

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Wednesday, March 21, 2012 -- Mobile Productivity Tools for Business. Mobile Computing is one of the most exciting and important trends we have experienced in a very long time. Eliminating the barriers of time and place allows us to be productive when we are ready to engage. Notebooks, tablets, and smart phones are driving requirements for a productive workforce. Techbizconnection.

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Novatel Updates Mobile Hotspot Product

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San Diego-based Novatel Wireless said Tuesday that the firm has rolled out a version of the firm's mobile hotspot hardware, which works with North American carriers. The new MiFi 2372 HSPA products supports HSPA, UMTS, EDGE and GPRS networks.

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7 Lessons For Mobile App Developers To Beat The Odds

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You provide the free app in the App Store that gives subscribers mobile access to your service. Through a free base product, you give the first taste of the service or game away for free, get users hooked, and then convert as many as possible to paying customers.

Emburse Rolls Out New AP Automation Product

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Los Angeles-based Emburse , which develops expense and accounts payable automation software, says it has launched a new product, specifically aimed at helping companies automate their non-employee expenses. According to the company, its new product, Abacus Reach, allows non-employee travelers to capture and submit travel expenses via a mobile app, all while ensuring travel policy compliance.

TouchCommerce Signs Up Total Gym For Mobile Products

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Agoura Hills-based TouchCommerce , which provides Internet and mobile chat technology and services which helps to engage customers browsing e-commerce sites, reported today that it has signed up Total Gym Fitness as a customer for its new mobile products. TouchCommerce said the win comes as it releases an updated version of its mobile chat product. The company said that Total Gym is an existing customer for the company''s other products.

10 Keys To Results With Social-Local-Mobile Marketing

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Winning entrepreneurs have long since supplemented conventional print and video “push” marketing with digital online interactive “pull” marketing, and a while back added social-local-mobile ( SoLoMo ) to the mix. Build word-of-mouth into your product or service.

YP Rolls Out New Mobile Product For Business Owners

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Los Angeles-based YP , the online business listings provider, said today that it has launched a new dashboard product specifically for business owners. The new product, ypPresence Starter , helps business owners share content with consumers, engage in social media, and more from a central location. YP said the tool connects into such sites as Google+, Yahoo Local, Yelp, and Facebook. The tool runs on iOS and Android.

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Disney Merchandises Mobile Game Where's My Water

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Burbank-based Disney Mobile and Disney Consumer Products announced this morning that they are merchandising products from its mobile game, Where's My Water? disney wheres water mobile swampy merchandise products videogame smartphone android iphone

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Mobile Majority Raises $8M For Mobile Ads

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Santa Monica-based Mobile Majority , which offers up premium, mobile brand advertising, said this week that it has raised $8M in a Series B funding round. The company--which until now was known as PaeDae--said it is delivering a product which allows for universal, validated ad delivery across different ad networks, to help address fraud and viewability of their ads on mobile. Mobile Majority is led by Rob Emrich.

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Bitmo Finds $3M For Mobile Gifting App

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San Diego-based Bitmo , a startup developing a mobile gifting and payment app, has raised $3M in a seed funding round, the company said on Thursday afternoon. According to the company, its mobile gifting software allows users to gift from a mobile wallet, split and exchange card values from store gifts cards, and more. startup sandiego smartphone capital venture longboard everplus gift gifting mobile bitmo

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TigerConnect Rolls Out New Software Product

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Santa Monica-based TigerConnect , the developer of healthcare communications software, has rolled out a new set of products and product enhancements, all aimed at communications between healthcare providers, patients, and health systems. According to the company, it has rolled out a new product called TigerTouch, which it says allows health systems to communicate directly with patients through video, voice, and text.

Fighting Back Against Mobile Phones in the Bedroom

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The mobility of technology has exacerbated both the upsides (all the information at our finger tips at any moment) and the downsides (addictions of checking updates incessantly or spending more time capturing and posting events than enjoying them). Technology.

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Pocket.watch Launches Mobile, Console Game Division

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Los Angeles-based entertainment content and products developer Pocket.watch said on Monday that it has launched a new, mobile and console games divison, called P.W According to the copany, the new gaming studio will bring a series of both mobile and console games to market, targeted at kids and family. The new studio said it will work directly with Pocket.watch's exiwsting YouTube creator partners to create its mobile games.

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eHarmony Names Chief Product Officer

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Los Angeles-based eHarmony said Tuesday that it has named Ken Walker as Chief Product Officer of the company. Walker was most recently Chief Product Officer at ZipRecruiter, where he had been for the last four years. eHarmony operates an online and mobile matchmaking service, and also recently launched a service called Elevated Careers, which uses the company's algorithms to match job seekers with companies who are hiring.

MFour Mobile Research Raises $5M

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Irvine-based MFour Mobile Research , a developer of mobile survey and research software, announced today that it has raised $5M in a new funding round. MFour said it has more than 1 million people accessible via its panel, and will also use the funding to has launched new mobile ad measurement products. market panel fund ventures newroad kaynew capital venture survey research mobile mfour

How to Avoid a Common Product Mistake Many Teams Make

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I’ve been involved with technology product design in one form or another for nearly 25 years and seen one mistake consistently repeated. ” Most technologists design for themselves and then test with uncorrelated user groups only months after product launch – if ever.

Ortiva Enhances Mobile Video Product

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San Diego-based Ortiva Wireless , a developer of products for managing mobile video, said today today that it has enhanced the firm's Video Optimization Gateway product to support H.264 QVGA. According to the firm, the new support will help increase the quality and delivery of mobile video to handsets such as the Nokia N95 and Samsung QBOL. Ortiva's products adapt video streams based on mobile network conditions.

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OpenX Launches New Product

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Los Angeles-based online advertising technology developer OpenX Technologies said this morning that it has launched a new product, the OpenX SSP (Supply Side Platform). According to OpenX, the new product combines real-time-bidding (RTB) and ad network demand into a single auction system, which can help publishers maximize their advertising yield and increasing competition for their inventory. openx mobile advertising auction network server

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Volvo’s Polestar begins production of the all-electric Polestar 2 in China

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Polestar has started production of its all-electric Polestar 2 vehicle at a plant in China amid the COVID-19 pandemic that has upended the automotive industry and triggered a wave of factory closures throughout the world. The start of Polestar 2 production is a milestone for Volvo Car Group’s standalone electric performance brand — and not just because it began in the midst of global upheaval caused by COVID-19, a disease that stems from the coronavirus.

Productivity in Your Pocket

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Today, larger mobile screens and touch interfaces are allowing people to do real work—not just e-mail—with the computer they have, wherever they are. Smartphone Productivity App Insurgence. In the last year, more and more productivity apps have launched for the iPhone.

Carbonics Launches First Product

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Marina Del Rey-based Carbonics said on Wednesday that it has launched its first product, a carbon-on-silicon wafer aimed at helping advanced radio frequency (RF) semiconductor development.

Local.com Updates Mobile Site

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Irvine-based Local Corporation , the online local business directory publisher, said today that it has launched a new, optimized mobile version of its site. local mobile business directory

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DoubleBeam Takes On Mobile Rebates

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Pasadena-based DoubleBeam , the provider of mobile payment and related technology led by Ted Tekippe, said last week that it has launched a new mobile rebate product for retailers. The company said its technology is white labeled, and typically is embedded into a brand''s mobile or web experience. Pricing and other details on the new mobile rebate product was not announced. The company said the new product includes a mobile SDK and other resources.

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Factual Rolls Product, UPC API

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Santa Monica-based data startup Factual made a big expansion Wednesday, saying that it has launched a new category of data called Factual Global Products. Factual said the new data area provides key attributes on a product, including brand, product name, size, category, UPC, and links to images. Factual's various APIs are being heavily used in such areas as geolocation data and mobile apps; the new area opens up a new area for the firm's service.

Giftfund Launches Mobile Gifting App

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A new, Los Angeles mobile app, Giftfund , said Tuesday that it has launched a new, mobile gifting app, which can help users crowdfunding group gifts. The mobile app developer, led by Mel Basar, said its app lets users band together to contribute money toward joint gifts to others. The app runs on iOS and Android, and offers up its own catalog of products and gifts, letting users pool their funds to buy those products.

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