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Ingenu Deploys M2M Network In New Orleans


San Diego-based Internet-of-Things (IoT) networking technology developer Ingenu said it has deployed its systems in New Orleans, to help support support oil & gas, logistics and transportation applications. The company, which is developing networking technology for communications with Internet-of-Things devices, said the new network reaches 240 square miles. The company did not say if there are any customers using its network in New Orleans yet.

Epic Fail: Worst Networking Call Ever


It was a rather hapless soul who was seeking my help networking within Santa Barbara''s startup community. In the fifteen minutes that we chatted, the caller made some shocking networking mistakes. It is acceptable to politely ask for something when you are networking.

Understanding the Power of Your Human Networks

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The critical skill is not just your immediate network but the network beyond that you can tap into if you’ve earned the right through nurturing your 1-degree relationships. Building Your Network. Either you have a well established network or you don’t.

Worst Networking Call Ever


I just got off the phone with someone who wanted my help getting networked into the Santa Barbara business community. Little did I know when the call began, that it would end up being the worst networking call in which I have ever partaken. An important aspect of effective networking is to understand how the person you are speaking with relates to other members of your network. One might think the caller was a young person who is still learning the networking game.

Aurrion Acquired by Juniper Networks


Goleta-based Aurrion , a developer of networking semiconductor technology which was spun out of UC Santa Barbara, has been acquired by Juniper Networks , according to Juniper's blog. aurrion juniper networks merger acquisition semiconductor electrooptics optics electronics ucsb spinout technology transfer

AdRev Acquired By Zealot Networks


Studio City-based AdRev , the digital rights management startup that also operates AudioMicro , has been acquired by Zealot Networks , according to AdRev founder Ryan Born. Zealot Networks already owned a majority of AdRev, having acquired that stake in 2014 for $20M. adrev zealot networks merger acquisition digital rights management content youtube music musician studio

TYT Network Names Fullscreen Vet As VP


Los Angeles-based TYT Network has hired on BuzzFeed and Fullscreen veteran Chris Puckett as its new Vice President of Advertising & Brand Partnerships, the company said Tuesday. TYT Network runs The Young Turks and other online properties. network fullscreen executive buzzzfeed chris puckett content publishing young turks

Why The Media Has Been Wrong About YouTube Networks

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For much of 2013 I watched the press write articles about how the YouTube “MCNs” (multi-channel networks) were doomed and tried to square that with the data I was watching at the one I invested in, Maker Studios, who has had one hell of a year.

ACTIVE Network Moves To Texas


In another blow to San Diego''s technology industry, ACTIVE Network , the sports and recreation registration provider, said late Thursday that it is moving its headquarters to Dallas, Texas. According to ACTIVE Network, the transition will take place over the coming year. Active Network said it will continue to maintain a San Diego presence. active network texas perry economic jobs employment headquarters

Ixia Rolls Out New Network Security Product


According to the company, the new product is aimed at enterprise networks, and specifically blocks known bad traffic from malicious IPs, hijacked IPs, and unassigned or unused IP spaces and addresses, all at line speed. In addition, the tool also helps identify and stop internal, infected devices from connecting with known botnet servers, as well as blocking traffic from countries which are likely to have no valid reason to access a company's network.

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How To Network With Really Busy People


It has never been easier to network with really busy thought leaders who can have a huge impact on your career. When expanding your vitrual network, sincerity and charm make a powerful duo, just like in the real world. Other Networking Tips.

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Digital Networks Group Acquired By Telerent Leasing

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Aliso Viejo-based Digital Networks Group , a provider of AV and IT integration for the healthcare, education, and government sector, has been acquired by Raliegh, North Carolina-based Telerent Leasing Corporation. Telerent said that Digital Networks Group becomes part of its Avidex division. digital networks groups merger acquisition healthcare hospital sytem integration visual audio

Silicon Beach Report March 22: Job-Hunting Advice Network Raises $2.7M

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Job hunting advice network raises $2.7 million, content management service Edlio acquires app Sangha, and entertainment content startup Pocketwatch raises $6 million

Zealot Networks Acquires AllScreen


Los Angeles-based Zealot Networks , the digital media company led by Danny Zappin, said last week that it has acquired Culver City-based AllScreen , a video syndication company. zealot networks allscreen merger acquisition digital media video syndicationFinancial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Zealot said the buy will help it with both distribution and technology. The two said AllScreen sees an average of 250 million monthly video views.

Twitter Networks are Different than Social Networks

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They “don’t care what people ate for lunch.&# They’re fine on their existing social networks, which these days mostly means they’re happy with Facebook. And as a result Twitter Networks are currently different in my mind than many other social networks.

Stage 32 Targets Film, TV, Theater With Social Network


Does the entertainment industry need its own social networking site? Los Angeles-based Stage 32 thinks so--and so far, has 325,000 members for its online social networking site, which it says ties together film, television, and theater creatives. stage32 social networking hollywood content film theater television artist

ThisWeekIn Expands Network


ThisWeekIn , the Los Angeles-based, online video podcasting network co-founded by Jason Calacanis, Mark Jeffrey, and Kevin Pollak, is expanding out its lengthy list of podcasts, with a new one focused on startups out the TechStars business incubation effort.

Qualcomm Backs M87 To Improve Access To Wireless Networks


San Diego-based Qualcomm is one of the backers in a startup which is developing technology to create a network of peer-to-peer, wireless devices, to help improve access for phones in poor coverage areas. qualcomm wireless peer mesh network telecom poor cell service venture capital strategic

Playsino Releases First Two Network Titles


Santa Monica-based Playsino , the developer of social casino games, said Friday that it has released the first two games under its Publishing Network effort.

Nirvanix Wins Fox Networks


San Diego-based cloud storage service provider Nirvanix has signed on Fox Networks Group , the television broadcaster, as a customer for its service, the company announced this morning. cloud data storage content broadcaster networks nirvanixSize of the win was not announced. Nirvanix said Fox is using the firm's cloud to secure access and deploy key media assets, and to replace a multi-tier data and tape backup system.

Networking Tips for Entrepreneurs

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Be the Connector – there is great value in positioning yourself as the person that can connect people at networking events and meet-ups. Ten Tips on How to Make it in the Meet-up Scene. The technology meet-up scene is an odd co-mingling of entrepreneurs, engineers, social media mavens, service providers, and up and comers. Here are ten actionable tips to make the most of your meet-ups. Meet More – the key to any meet-up is first to meet others.

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weeSPIN Finds Funding For Social Networking App


Los Angeles-based weeSPIN announced late Tuesday that it has raised a seed investment round for its music-focused, social networking app. weesping social networking music mobile venture capital angel soundcloud spotify

ACTIVE Network, Launch Private Sales Site


San Diego-based ACTIVE Network , the online sports registration site, and , a members-only e-commerce site based in San Luis Obispo, said today that they have tied to launch a new, private sales website called ACTIVE GearUp. active network leftlandsports sports daily deal fashion ecommerce

Silicon Beach Report Nov. 11: Zealot Networks Draws Suitors

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Zealot Networks draws suitors, Nevada official concerned Faraday Future caught in Ponzi scheme, and Rubicon reports record video advertising surrounding election Launches New Social Networking Features


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Break Out From The Comfort Zone | Networking For Designers

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Most designers, at least the ones I know, hate to network and rarely do it. The key to networking in the tech world is you do not need to be the best in the world, you just need to be passionate, willing to learn and in a lot of cases be the best designer or developer that people know.

Virgin America Taps LA Startup For In-Flight Social Network


Virgin America said this morning that it has launched a brand new, in-flight social network, based on a mobile app from Los Angeles startup Here on Biz. According to Virgin America, it has launched an in-flight social network which is aimed at helping to connect fellow business travelers on its flights, via the free Here On Biz app. virgin america angeles inflight social networking twitter business hereonbiz travel traveler

Tech Coast Angels Launches Angel Network


The Tech Coast Angels , the largest angel investment group in Southern California, as well as the United States, said today that it has launched a new network which will syndicate deals between the firm and other angels. The angel group said the new Angel Syndication Network ties together the Tech Coast Angels, Golden Seeds, and the Band of Angels, and will make it easier for entrepreneurs to get funding. tech coast angels network golden seeds syndication finance band

Qualcomm and AT&T Partner to Use Wireless Network for Drone Flights


After signaling that it plans to operate drones via cellular technologies, San Diego-based Qualcomm says today it is working with AT&T to use commercial wireless networks for test flights beyond an operator’s visual line of sight.

BeLinked: How Professional Networking Can Improve Your Dating Life


LinkedIn is one of the largest social networks, with 300 million users, and we fell that it has a higher quality user base. Max Fischer: There definitely is the idea that LinkedIn is a professional networking site. What do you get when you cross Tinder with LinkedIn?

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RingRevenue Signs Mobile Ad Network Tapjoy


Santa Barbara-based RinvRevenue , the provider of pay-per-call marketing technology, said today that it has partnered with mobile ad network firm Tapjoy. RingRevenue's technology helps track the source of inbound calls from affiliate networks. ringrevenue tapjoy mobile advertising network call affiliate tracking marketingThe two said they partnership will deliver advertisers with more customers through inbound calls. Financial details of the partnership were not announced.

Broadcom Rolls Out New Networking Chips


Irvine-based Broadcom rolled out a new set of networking chips this morning, used for physical layer transceivers on 2.5G broadcom networking chips transceiver gigabit ethernet

Fullscreen Gets Funding For YouTube Network


Fullscreen said its clients include NBCUniversal and Ryan Seacrest Productions, and that it now has a network of over 10,000 channels, 150 million subscribers, and 2.5 fullscreen media entertainment youtube network content hollywood venture capital Fullscreen , the online entertainment video site headed by George Strompolos, announced this morning that it has raised a round of Series A funding. Size of the funding was not announced.

Report: Hulu Near Network Deal


A report today says that Los Angeles-based Hulu is close to inking a new deal with its network owners. hulu content streaming video network hollywood mediaAccording to AllThingsD, the deal will keep programs from NBC, Fox and ABC on the video site.

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Interview with Gary Bishop, Network Automation


Our profile this morning is with Network Automation , a Los Angeles company competing in the IT automation market. Southern California--despite the lack of huge, name brand firms-- has a significant number of enterprise software companies, of which Network Automation is just one.

Active Network Files For IPO


San Diego-based Active Network has filed for an IPO, saying in its S-1 that it is looking to raise up to $150M. Active Network operates a network of online sports registration, community activity and group sites, and other related Internet services. espn community online registration sports acquisition merger network active

Corelogic Buys Dorado Network Systems


Santa Ana-based CoreLogic , a provider of real estate, mortgage, and other data and information services, said Tuesday that it has acquired Dorado Network Systems Corporation , in a deal worth $32M. corelogic dorado network systems merger acquisition cloud computing application financial

TCA's Sudek Talks Angel Networks


Earlier this week, the Tech Coast Angels , the largest and most active organized angel group in Southern California, announced a new effort to create an angel group network, which will share and syndicate deals between groups--current the TCA, Golden Seeds, and Band of Angels.

Network Optix Snags $750K In Seed Funding


Burbank-based Network Optix , a startup developing video transport, management, and display technology, said this morning that it has raised $750,000 in a seed funding. Network Optix said it is building an enterprise video platform for transporting HD digital video in an enterprise.

Astute Networks Gets $12M


San Diego-based Astute Networks , a developer of a flash-based iSCSI networking device used in the data center market, said this morning that it has raised $12M in a Series B funding round. Astute Networks said its products "significantly accelerate" virtual machines and application performance on major virtualization platforms, including VMware vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V, Citrix XenServer, and Red Hat RHEV.