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. it’s ok to drift back to general networking if need be. networking startup

Bird Acquires Scoot Networks

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

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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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.

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.

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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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. 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.

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

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).

AcceleratXR Launches Networking Engine For Video Game Market

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Los Angeles-based AcceleratXR announced on Monday that it has launched itself into the videogaming software development tools market, with a new, real-time networking engine.b According to AcceleratXR, it has created a new, real-time networking engine for games and extended reality applications. acceleratxr networking engine videogame software startup webrtc

Spark Networks Acquires Zoosk For $255M

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Spark Networks , the online dating company which was started in West Los Angeles, and now has operations globally, said on Thursday that it has agreed to acquire dating site Zoosk. Spark Networks operates such dating sites as SilverSingles, Christian Mingle, Jdate, Jswipe, and other brands. spark networks zoosk merger acquiistion jdate dating

Inseego Ties With Ericsson On 5G Networking

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inseego ericsson networking mifi wirelessSan Diego-based Inseego , which develops wireless hotspots and other related technology, said it has partnered with Ericsson to bring new 5G NR (New Radio) products to the market. According to Inseego, it is launching a set of 5G NR products in 2019, which will provide high-performance 5G mmWave and sub-6GHz mobile and fixed wireless solutions for worldwide deployments. Financial details of the deal with Ericsson were not announced.

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. jeda networks venture capital storage area network software emulex

Worst Networking Call Ever

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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.

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.

3 Lesser-Known Ways Enterprise Can Improve Network Uptime

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This means that the network connections to enterprise sites increase in their importance. The traditional goal is “five 9s” (99.999 percent) network uptime¹, which roughly calculated means your business experiences about five minutes of network downtime in a year.

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

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.

How To Network With Really Busy People

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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.

PASHpost Aims At Focused Social Networking

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pashpost social networking startupA new, Los Angeles-based startup, PASHpost , said today that it has lauched a new service called PASHGroups , a social destination which aggregates posts from such sites as Craigslist, Google+, Reddit, and YouTube, and sorts content from those sites into a single, interest-focused community. According to the company, it is targeting users of Google+, which is being shut down shortly.

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.

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.

Epic Fail: Worst Networking Call Ever

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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.

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

Jeda Networks Debuts Product

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Newport Beach-based software defined networking (SDN) technology developer Jeda Networks has announced its first product, the Fabric Network Controller (FNC). jeda networks storage area network software emulex ethernet fcoe data

H Code Wins Peruvian TV Network

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H Code said it has signed up Peruvian television network Amrica Televisin, and will represent all of that network's digital ad inventory. Los Angeles-based digital advertising provider H Code , which offers up advertising for the U.S. Hispanic market, has signed a new publisher, the company said Thursday. Financial details of the deal were not announced. America TV said the move will help it "elevate" the user experience of U.S.

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 Networking

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Manal Richa Social networking is not about technology or what you had for lunch. While creating a major shift in messaging and communication, social networking is literarily changing the way we look at the world. It is about building a global network while having access to instant information and exposing your message to viral growth. Keep in mind though that social networking is a two-way street. Here are few of the social networking benefits: Lead Generation.

BUMP Network Raises $2.3M

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San Diego-based BUMP Network , a developer of online software used by membership programs to manage registrations and partnership programs, has raised $2.3M bump network venture capital membership saas software

DataDirect Networks Links With AI Service Provider

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DataDirect Networks (DDN), which develops storage arrays for high performance computing and similar applications, says it is powering a provider of artificial-intelligence-as-a-service. datadirect networks high performance computing enterprise storage artificial intelligence csir ceeri scientific research cloud

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.

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.

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.

QuickFire Networks Acquired By Facebook

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San Diego-based QuickFire Networks , a developer of technology being aimed at speeding encoding of streaming video, has been acquired by Facebook , the company announced on its website Thursday. QuickFire Networks, which was led by Craig Y.