Think about Performance Before Building a Web Application

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” In our performance consulting work, we often hear variations of the following: “Our web application was running fine with a few hundred users. Web application performance is a broad discipline. However, most web applications are not blogs or news sites.

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Tealium Wins News International

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San Diego-based Tealium , the developer of enterprise tag management software, announced today that it has been selected by News International , the UK publishing division of News Corporation for its online media network. Teamlium's software is used to manage digital marketing "tags", those bits of code used on web pages to handle everything from advertisements to affiliate programs and web analytics tracking.

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Social Web Startup Signs Deal with AP to Distribute Sports Scores

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The Associated Press, which shares news with member newspapers, Web outlets, and broadcasters around the world, Read more » Reprints | Share: UNDERWRITERS AND PARTNERS. National blog main National top stories San Diego San Diego blog main San Diego top stories crowd sourcing deals Derrick Oien Devices Entrepreneurship Internet IT Mobile people ScoreStream Social Web Software startups Web Web 2.0

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Nimble Links Contact Records, Web Pages

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Nimble , the developer of web-based, contact management software, said Thursday that it has enhanced its software to allow users to link any web page to contact records in the product. Nimble--which is led by CRM software vet Jon Ferrara--said that the new enhancements lets users pull in external data, such as maps, invoices, news, and much more. The firm has been looking to bring contact management into the web-based, social age with its software.

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The 7 “Free” Ways to Get Traffic on the Web

Jason Nazar

The 7 Ways to Get (unpaid) Traffic on the Web. “If There are 7 Ways to Get Traffic on the Web, in no weighted order they are: 1.) Search Engines – Google, Yahoo, MSN, ASK redirect billions of searches everyday.Search engines have the potential to drive millions of visitors to a given site.Wikipedia and About are two of the most popular sites on the web, but the majority of their traffic comes from referrals from search engines, not people going directly to their site.To

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Embracing the Inevitable Changes of Self-Driving Vehicles

Xconomy

Read today’s news and you’d think fully autonomous vehicles—commercial vehicles, in particular—will be everywhere in the very near future.

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Can Blip.TV Change The Indie Production Market On The Web?

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If you’re a big supporter of indie films or web series you’re probably checking out your favorites on a variety of different sites on the web. Arts & Entertainment New Media News Review Social Media Social News Website Blip.tv

Congrats To The Spotlight: LA Tech Winter Presenting Companies at Caltech

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Mobile Web America, Inc. Early-stage companies in the web, mobile and ecommerce space are encouraged to apply for the program which completes four cycles per year, culminating in Demo Days that are attended by the region’s top angel investors and VCs. The time has finally arrived! Months of submissions and the amazing help from our judges , the Spotlight is shinning down on awesome companies that were born right out of Southern California.

Curating The Web Using PublishThis, with Matt Kumin

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If you're a web publisher, or even a brand developing your own outreach to customers through a newsletter or microsite, how do you efficiently gather and curate all of the news and information out there? It's all about what is happening on the realtime web.

Fake Photo Blocker: Truepic Introduces App to Verify Online Images

Xconomy

Stack deals Entrepreneurship fake news Fake Photos Financing funding innovation Investor IT Jeff McGregor Jeff Parker Mobile Software startups Truepic Web William SahlmanCraig T. Stack said the idea for Truepic came to him from a multitude of online sources.

Why Entrepreneurs Should Care About Inequality and Divisiveness

Xconomy

The horrific news of recent weeks has amplified America’s long-simmering tensions and many divisions, and cast a new and disturbing light on the nature of social and economic inequality in this economy.

Tech Transforms the Election Experience, From VR to Voter Registration

Xconomy

A Bay Area virtual reality startup is about to add new dimensions to the sync-watching experience for viewers of NBC News’s coverage of events leading up to the presidential election on Nov 8. New York-based Newsela aims to offer youngsters straight news without a partisan spin.

TechZulu Heads to CES 2012! And Your Chance to Win A Kindle Fire!

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Hear from key influencers and investors about trends shaping the connected TV market, mobile and web apps, iPad, content discovery and hybrid TV standards and opportunities for advertising and marketing campaigns.

FamilyFinds Launches DailyFinds Email

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The first email sent out to subscribers links users directly to news stories from around the web. dailyfinds familyfinds deal blogger mommy content news

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Readers: Support Our News Coverage, Become A Member Today!

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Dear readers: do you find our news coverage on Southern California's high tech companies, startups, and technology developments useful? Our coverage is supported by our members and sponsors -- not by web or mobile advertising -- and we need you to show your support by becoming an ongoing member. Join, and not only do you support our daily news coverage, but you get access to our giant database of high tech companies, information on venture capital investors, and much more.

Agent Ace Powers Service For U.S. News & World Report

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News & World Report. The two companies said that Agent Ace is powering a new, consumer web portal, Best Agents , to help connect readers with real estate agents. marketplace matching agent realestate content publishing publisher report world news Santa Monica-based real estate agent recommendation service Agent Ace , which is led by Mazen Fawaz, has scored a win with the U.S.

Google For Icons | IconFinder Providing The Best for Developers and Designers

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Before Iconfinder I was working as a web designer and front-end developer, next to studying computer science and business administration. Back in 2004-2005 I was working as a full-time web designer, where we used KDE (Linux).

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Los Angeles Startup Weekend August 2011 | The Complete Breakdown

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Participating in this event also included world recognized security expert and Co-founder of Fonality , Samy Kamkar , Danny Schreiber (Managing Editor of Silicon Prairie News) and Rob Jadon (serial-entrepreneur and angel investor). What a weekend!

First Ever Startup Weekend Orange County Live!

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He also helped accelerate growth at Eventbrite, Socialcast, Webs, World Golf Tour, WordPress.com and Songkick in hands-on marketing advisory roles.

Digital LA: Digital Comics Panel With The Punisher Himself (Thomas Jane)

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We’ll discuss how comics and comic book characters are part of an overall entertainment franchise, including animation, games, movies, iPad apps, web series, and promotion via social media. TechZulu and Digital LA have a real treat for all you comic fans out there!

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GumGum Makes Images Profitable for Publishers

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Think about how many images are on the web. Perhaps one of the reasons it took 20 years for the commercial web to monetize images is because matching images with content is a very difficult. News, Gannett, and Tribune. “We Millions, billions, trillions?

E-commerce’s Changing Landscape | Customization

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The timed-sales model of Gilt Groupe and Haute Look alike, has gained popularity in the last few years and perhaps the forefront of a movement to the web. Retail therapy has long been a rich country’s rite of passage.

4 Essential Webpage Elements for Getting Site Visitors to Convert

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Much effort and study has been expended to determine how a web site can better convert its visitors to paying customers. The good news is there are more than a few ways to improve the chances a visitor will become a customer. .

Why Facebook OpenGraph Will Work and Why To Hate It

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I was reading an article by Robert Scoble earlier today about how amazing Spotify and some other news app are on Facebook, and how awesome frictionless sharing is for the Internet. They can discover new music, new foods, new news, new and amazing embarrassing things they would have never seen!

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Spotlight: LA Tech Summer Judges Includes BetterWorks, CallFire, Idealab, and Tech Coast Angeles

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daqri is an augmented reality and mobile web content publishing platform that utilizes QR codes to deliver content. is a web hosting and virtualization service provider headquartered in Los Angeles, California. The Spotlight: LA Tech Summer event is turning to be the best one yet!

Small Business Marketing | Get Customers versus Get Leads

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For $9 bucks a month I send in all my business cards and receipts in a prepaid blue envelope, they promptly scan and accurately enter in all the info from each card for me to easily view on their web based dashboard. Getting “Leads” does not mean money in the bank.

DailyFill Takes On Celebrity News

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Santa Monica-based Slingshot Labs , the startup incubator headed by MySpace co-founders Josh Berman and Colin Digiaro, officially rolled out its first web site this morning, DailyFill. According to the firm, which is a division of News Corporation, the new site will cater to "celebrity-obsessed" audiences and provide celebrity news, fashion, and pop-culture information. Tags: dailyfill content entertainment news celebrity

The Future of Couponing | How Social-Local-Mobile has Changed the Game

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Precise analytics allow companies to “ measure online distribution of coupons by tracking the printing of web pages and page views;” a significant advantage with digital.

RotoHog Wins Sporting News

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Los Angeles-based RotoHog , which develops fantasy sports games, announced Monday that the firm has signed on Sporting news, to create fantasy games for the brand. According to RotoHog, it will build free and paid online fantasy games for football, basketball, hockey, golf and motor sports for Sporting News, to be featured on the publication's web site.

Congrats To The Spotlight: LA Tech Summer Presenting Companies at CalTech

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daqri is an augmented reality and mobile web content publishing platform that utilizes QR codes to deliver content. is a web hosting and virtualization service provider headquartered in Los Angeles, California. Its Time! Its Time!

5 Reasons Why Businesses Still Love Microsoft

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Cloud productivity services like Office 365 and Office Web Apps are now being used by more than 80 million people worldwide. Business Development Gaming News Retail & Consumers Social News bill gates Microsoft microsoft office Xbox

Kabam Launches The Godfather: Five Families Exclusive to Google+

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Big news in the social gaming sphere as major interactive gaming player Kabam announces the launch of The Godfather: Five Families out of beta and into commercial exclusively with Google+ Games. According to an announcement at a recent Web 2.0

Congress Urges Tech Firms To Control Content—But With Qualms

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John Kennedy (R-LA) social media Software Southern Poverty Law Center Sputnik Steve Bannon Twitter user generated content Web xperienceAt Congressional hearings this week on Russia’s use of social media to interfere with the 2016 U.S. election, lawmakers pressed Facebook, Twitter, and Google to take exhaustive measures to stop the same thing from happening again.