Pod Network, STEMconnector Merge

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Manhattan Beach-based Pod Network LLC , which develops a social networking application, announced this morning that it has merged with STEMconnector , which runs a professional services firm focused on creating a STEM-ready workforce. network stemconnector merger acquisition stem education social networking

IntelliMedia Networks Acquires GlobalMLX

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Los Angeles-based streaming media distribution and immersive training technology provider IntelliMedia Networks has acquired Canadian company GlobalMLX , the companies said this week. IntelliMedia Networks said the acquisition will help it extend its cloud-based training platform. intellimedia networks globalmlx merger acquisition canada security training homeland

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Video-Sharing App Triller Acquires Halogen Networks

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Video-sharing platform Triller, which is owned by Century City-based Proxima Media, has completed the acquisition of Halogen Networks

SiFi Networks Finds $50M

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SiFi Networks , which develops open access fiber optic networks, which it offers up to Internet Service Providers (ISPs), says it has received $50M to build out its network in the United States. SiFi says it offers up its fiber networks to ISPs, 4G/5G carriers, and others. The company's first fiber network is in Fullerton, where it says it serves over 50,000 homes and businesses. sifi networks fiber expansion telecom venture capital

Nexa3D Expands Reseller Network

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Ventura-based 3D printer developer Nexa3D says it is expanding its reseller network, and added a new reseller covering the Eastern United States. nexa3d reseller network printing printerNexa3D said that it has partnered with Cimquest , a provider of 3D pritenrs, manufacturing, and design products. Nexa3D develops industrial 3D printers, and says it is looking to offer up an upgrade to owners of older legacy stereolithography printers. READ MORE>>.

How to Run an Effective Networking Dinner

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Photo by Juliette F on Unsplash Networking is a critical part of relationship building and there is no event more valuable to building relationships than the proverbial “breaking of bread” with people. You should allow a period for general networking, a chance to eat your first bites of food and some casual catch ups. it’s ok to drift back to general networking if need be. networking startup

VENN Scores $26M For Game Streaming Network

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Playa Vista-based VENN , which operates a streaming game network, has raised $26M in a Series A funding round, the company said on Tuesday. The funding was co-led by BITKRAFT Ventures and Nexstar Media Group, and also included Eldridge, WISE Ventures, Alumni Ventures Group, as well as the company's seed investors. Nexstar will add a member to VENN's board as part of the funding round. Nexstar is a major owner of U.S. television stations.

GeoLinks Acquires Network Assets From TPx Communications

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Camarillo-based wireless internet services provider (WISP) GeoLinks said on Friday that it has acquired the network assets, including fixed wireless infrastructure and spectrum licenses, from TPx Communications (TPx). According to GeoLinks, it will fold the assets into its existing network, with all current TPx customers remaining under TPx management. In addition, the company said the acquisition will help it expand its network footprint in the Bay Area and Las Vegas.

SoundCloud Acquires Repost Network

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announced May 23 it will acquire Venice-based rights distribution company Repost Network Audio sharing platform Soundcloud Inc.

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Bird Acquires Scoot Networks

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is buying Bay Area competitor Scoot Networks Inc Santa Monica-based Bird Rides Inc.

Pod Network Picks Up $5M For Social Media App

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Manhattan Beach-based Pod Network , which says it is developing a mobile, social media network which connects users based on their physical location, plus professional and personal interests, has raised $5M in a seed funding. network social media networking venture capital software mobile

Social Networking Startup MeWe Raises $4.5 Million

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Culver City-based social networking startup Sgrouples Inc., doing business as MeWe, announced it raised $4.5 million in a venture round, bringing its total funding to $15 million since launching in 2012

Zenlayer Buys C3 Networks

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Los Angeles-based Zenlayer said this week that it acquired the majority of the assets of C3 Networks , a provider of network services. Zenlayer is a provider of software defined networks and services, and is venture backed by F&G Venture and NSFOCUS. zenlayer networks merger acquisition networking colocation cloud software defined

Semtech Wins Audio Networking Design

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According to Semtech, IDK Corporation, a developer of professional A and broadcast equipment, is linking its audio networking with Software Defined Video Over Ethernet (SDVoE) using its BlueRiver products. The company's semiconductors are being used as part of bridging audio signals across an Ethernet network, bringing between SDVoE and IDK's own "Dante" audio networking protocol.

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ISSQUARED Buys Network Computing Architects

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Los Angeles-base information technology services provider ISSQUARED , which provides security, hybrid cloud infrastructure, networking, and software services, said this morning it has acquired Network Computing Architects (NCA), a provider of IT services to the small and mid-sized business market. Newtork Computing Architects was founded in 1992 in Bellevue, Washington, and had focused on network management and IT security.

Advantage Solutions Buys Quantum Networks

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Irvine-based Advantage Solutions , which provides technology-enabled sales and marketing services to manufacturers and retailers, has acquired Quantum Networks , a New York City-based e-commerce retailer and agency. Advantage Solutions says Quantum Networks also is on eBay, Newegg, Walmart.com, Reverb, and Google Shopping. advantage solutions quanutm networks merger acquisition marketplace amazon

Vertical Networks Acquired By Whistle

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Santa Monica-based Vertical Networks , a "mobile-first" content studio which was backed by Snap , has been acquired by New York-based entertainment and sports media company Whistle. Vertical Networks was founded by Elisabeth Murdoch. Both Veritlca Networks and Whistle develop content for Snap. entertainment hollywood content acquisition merger whistle networks vertical

Vubiq Networks Names Engineering VP

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Irvine-based wireless technology developer Vubiq Networks , which develops millimeter wave wireless broadband technology, has named Alan Bartky as its new Vice President of Engineering. According to Vubiq, Bartky has previously served at such companies as Xylan/Alcatel, Broadcom, RF DSP, Intel/Mindspeed Technologies, SNAP Networks, Sync Research, and Tran Telecommunications/Amdahl. vubiq networks engineering executive alan bartky millimeter wave wireless

EVgo, GM Link To Expand EV Fast Charger Network

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Los Angeles-based electric vehicle charging network operator EVgo has inked a deal with General Motors , to build out its network of electric vehicle (EV) fast chargers, the two said late last week. The move will triple EVgo's network of fast chargers. evgo network electric vehicle charger fastcharge fast automobile

MaxLinear Gets Design Win With Aviat Networks

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Carlsbad-based semiconductor developer MaxLinear reports that it has scored a design win with Aviat Networks. maxlinear aviat networks chip semiconductor design cmos hardwareAccording to MaxLinear, its chipsets are being used for Aviat's new WTM 4800 E-Band and Multi-Band Radios. MaxLinear said Aviat is using its MxL1105 CMOS transceiver along with the MxL85652 and MxL85110 modems. Shipment volumes and expected financial impact of the win were not announced.

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Pray.com Finds $14M For Social Networking For Religious Communities

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Westlake Village-based Pray.com , which develops social networking applications for religious communities, has raised $14M in a Series A funding, the company said this week. faith religion investment startup hub101 capital venture religious networking social prayThe funding was led by TPG Growth, and also included Science Inc. and Greylock Partners.

How to network like a ninja

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Outgoing, full of creative ideas, and certainly the best person to teach us how, here is Kim on networking… By Kim Shepherd . Networking with others you want to meet is second nature to some, but it fills others with dread. After all, networking is much more than cocktail parties and trading business cards. So far we’ve been talking about people who are “newbies” to networking. With a little planning, networking becomes easy.

Top 3 Government Network Security Setups

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Network speeds are closely tied to an organization’s ability to stay productive and remain competitive and profitable at all times. As businesses expand and take on new services, technologies, and a larger workforce, they require more network capacity to support growth without sacrificing efficiency. . Also, the increased frequency of video conferencing places high bandwidth demands on networks for extended periods of time. Upgrade Network Infrastructure.

Valence Lands $5.25M More For Black Professional Networking

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Los Angeles-based Valence , the Black professional networking community, has raised $5.25M more in a Series A funding, the company said on Tuesday. valence black professional social networking venture capital upfront ventures kobie fuller startup diversityThe funding was led by GGV Capital, and also included Upfront Ventures. According to Valence, which is led by CEO Guy Primus, GGV Capital's Hans Tung is joining the company's board of directors with the investment.

Ixia Wins Barefoot Networks

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Calabasas-based Ixia reports a win with Barefoot Networks this morning, saying that the network equipment maker has chosen its 100 Gigabit Ethernet (GE) test products. Barefoot Networks is using Ixia's equipment for testing its Tofino switches. Ixia said Barefoot is using its equipment to recreate real-life network traffic patterns and load to make sure their switches can perform and scale as designed.

Effective Networking Starts With Empathy

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We asked him about building relationships and advice for founders needing to expand their network. What is one practical tip you’d give a young entrepreneur who is just setting out to build a professional network? There is no better network builder than providing value. When you provide value to someone, that person will tell their friends and their network will start reaching out to you. 1 quality a successful networker/connector needs to have, and why?

CoreLogic Buys Mercury Network

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Irvine-based real estate and property information provider CoreLogic said this morning that it has acquired 100 percent of Mercury Network , a provider of software for valuation and appraisal management. Mercury Network was owned by private equity investor Serent Capital. CoreLogic had previously purchase a 45 percent, minority stake in Mercury Network in June. corelogic mercury network real estate property information appraisal software merger acquisition serent capital

CUJO AI Launches Network Analytics Tool

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El Segundo-based CUJO AI , a developer of artificial intelligence software, has launched a new product aimed at providing network analytics to broadband operators. The software company--which is backed by KPN Ventures--says that its new product, Lens, provides network analytics for network operators, providing them with near real-time, granular and dynamic analysis of how customers are using their home or business networks.

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Valence Connects With $2.5M For Black Social Networking

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Los Angeles-based Valence , which is developing a social network specifically for black professionals, has raised $2.5M The company says it is creating a database and network of black professionals. network talent jobs capital venture upfront diversity minority black networking social valencein funding, the company said this week.

ClearPath Networks Names VP

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El Segundo-based ClearPath Networks , a developer of a cloud-based platform aimed at helping network, broadband, and cloud operators manage their services, has named a new VP. He also is very active in the Open Networking Foundation (ONF), a group focused on software defined networking (SDN) and network function virtualization (NFV). marketing executive management network platform networks clearpath

Best Network Setups for Media Content Delivery

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Users trying to stream video originating from a low latency network are likely to become frustrated as the media becomes slow to load and its quality becomes choppy. Media and content creation businesses expanding their services to meet future content needs require a network that can support growing media content demands. One effective method for providing reliable media content delivery is to leverage the power of a Content Delivery Network (CDN).

Valence Launches To Help Black Professionals With Social Networking

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In a move to help make Black professionals easier to connect, Los Angeles-based Valence said on Thursday that it has launched a new, social networking service, with backing from investments from Upfront Ventures, Sequoia Capital, and Accel. valence black professional social networking venture capital upfront ventures kobie fuller startup diversity

TP-Link Expands Mesh Networking Lineup

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Brea, California-based networking products maker TP-Link is expanding its lineup of home "mesh" networking devices, saying today that it is rolling out the TP-Link OneMesh and Deco X10 mesh networking products. TP-Link said its new OneMesh product allows users to roll out mesh networking without having to replace existing devices or purchase a "whole new WiFi ecosystem" in their house, and its Deco X10 networking products supports AX WiFi (Wi-Fi 6).

Ingenu Deploys M2M Network In New Orleans

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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.

Semtech Links With Blockchain Startup For Nationwide Network

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Camarillo-based analog and mixed signal semiconductor developer Semtech says it has linked with peer-to-peer wireless network operator Helium , to develops a nationwide network supporting its LoRaWAN protocol. According to the companies, Helium's network is now fully compatible with the LoRaWAN protocol, which will allow "hundreds of millions" of LoRa-based devices to connect nationwide. semtech blockchain helium network lorawan cryptocurrency

Zyxel Rolls New Powerline Networking Product

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Anaheim-based networking equipment maker Zyxel said today that it has launched a new, powerline networking product, which provides Gigabit Ethernet speeds through a home's wiring. zyxel powerline networking ethernet gigabit consumer hardwareAccording to the company, its new PLA6546 G.hn Wave 2 powerline adapters plug into any outlet in a home, and deliver speeds of up to 2,400 Mbps between rooms. The company's products, sold in sets of two, retail at $99.99.

Jeda Networks Takes On Storage Networks

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Newport Beach-based Jeda Networks , a new startup in the storage networking arena, said today that it has unveiled its technology, with the backing of U.S. The firm said it is developing software defined, storage networking techniques aimed at solving complexity, cost and scalability issues with current storage networks. jeda networks venture capital storage area network software emulex

Zealot Networks Acquires AllScreen

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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.

QOS Consulting Becomes QOS Networks

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Irvine-based QOS Consulting , a provider of managed services and software defined wide area networks (SD-WAN), said it has renamed itself QOS Networks , to better focus its brand around its core competency. consulting networks managed services sdwanThe company, headed by CEO Frank Cittadino, said it focuses on supporting enterprise deployment of SD-WAN technology.

Social Network Adds Funding

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TECH: Startup MeWe sees 30 million users by year end

PeeqSee Launches Social Networking App

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Los Angeles-based PeeqSee , a new startup developing social networking and media apps, has launched an app which lets users create interactive, visual posts. peeqsee social networking media sharing androidThe startup--founded by Vacit Arat--lets users posts photos with an interactive component, which unveil additional information when users click on objects in those photos.

Framework Benchmarks

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Although we expect that the external service is itself caching the small number of rows our test consumes, the framework is not allowed to avoid the network transmission and data mapping portion of the work. In the database tests, the network was being used to provide result sets to the application server and to provide HTTP responses in the opposite direction. About What we do Portfolio People Blog Contact. You are viewing a single entry.

Frameworks Round 2

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An impressive demonstration of modern hardware and networks: seven frameworks are able to provide a response with 20 individually database-sourced rows (that''s twenty round-trip conversations with a database server regardless of how you slice it) in less than 100 milliseconds on average. Last week, we posted the results of benchmarking several web application development and frameworks. The response was tremendous.