How Snapchat Could Increase Team Production

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Being intentionally productive is something we all strive for, but often fail to achieve. Routine work is the worst enemy of productivity. Happy teams are productive teams. Read more about building a productive team at TechCo.

Digital Map Products Extends Data To ArcGIS

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Irvine-based Digital Map Products , a provider of parcel information and data, along with mapping tools, said that its users can now stream its comprehensive parcel and property data to the popular ArcGIS platform from Esri. digital products arcgis parcel mapping property information esri

Honest Co. To Reformulate Products

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Los Angeles-based eco-friendly products company The Hoenst Company says it is reformulating its products, to remove the use of sodium laurel sulfate , an ingredient that the company had pledged to avoid, but had managed to be used in a number of its products. s products in a investigative report earlier this year. honest company jessica alba friendly products sodium laurel sulfate

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

Immortals Hires VP of Content and Production

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Luna as the company's new Vice President of Content and Production. According to the team, Luna will oversee the organization's long and short form film production, as well as assist with creating premium content properties for the team's partners. Luna produced and directed the motion picture, 'Tell', and also previously led the content and production team for esports group Evil Geniuses (which was owned by Twitch.tv). immortals esports content production luna

Digital Map Products Gets $36.3M

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Irvine-based Digital Map Products (DMP), a developer of cloud-based mapping products used by businesses and government for mapping and land use applications, has raised $36.3M Digital Map Products was founded by Jim Skurzynski and Geoff Wade, who will continue to lead the company. Silversmith said it was advised by Choat Hall & Stewart int he deal; Digital Map Products was advised by both Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth and Pagemill Partners.

CapLinked Launches New Product

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Los Angeles-based CapLinked , the developer of secure document sharing software led by Eric Jackson, said this morning that it has released a new set of Information Security (InfoSec) tools, aimed at helping companies to protect information they are sharing with external parties. The company said the new software, which is based on software application programming interface (API), let enterprises develop their own, custom software to manage and track access to files send to external parties.

Productivity in Your Pocket

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Like a dream, or a nightmare, e-mail—which is still the go-to work productivity app—became 100 percent mobile, available anytime you wanted or needed, day or night. Smartphone Productivity App Insurgence. The app that you use is the one in your pocket.

Bridg Names Chief Product Officer

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Los Angeles-based Bridg said Tuesday that it has named Mike Horowitz as the company's Chief Product Officer. Bridg said Horowitz will be responsible for defining and implementing Bridg's short-term and long-term product strategy, roadmap and vision. bridg mike horowitz chief product officer executiveHorowitz previously served at Ticketmaster / Live Nation, managed producta at Google, and also advised such startups as Applied Semantics, Fetch Technologies, and Abot Labs.

Grab Green Products Raises $2.5M

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Camarillo-based Grab Green , a developer of eco-friendly products, said last week that it has raised $2.5M The company (whose corporate name is MaddieBrit Products, but goes by its brand name of Grab Green), said the funding will go to "significantly expand" marketing and worldwide sales. Grab Green says its household products are healthier, eco-responsible, highly effective, and non-toxic. grab green products venture capital friendly household goods consumer

Digital Map Products Buys DMTI Spatial

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Irvine-based geospatial mapping software and technology developer Digital Map Products has acquired DMTI Spatial , a location-based intelligence provider based in Canada, the company said on Wednesday. Digital Map Products said the acquisition would help it expand its geographic footprint, broaden its suite of geospatial mapping solutions, and strengthen its blue-chip client base.

Faraday Future Teases Look At Production Vehicle

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Los Angeles-based Faraday Future , the mysterious electric car vehicle startup which has announced big plans to build electric vehicles, but has yet to officially launch its production car, has shown the first look at its production vehicles in a teaser video. Faraday Future showed about 5 seconds of a heavily obscured sedan racing around a track in a teaser video on Thursday, the first look at the company's yet-to-be-announced production vehicle.

ZipRecruiter Expands Product Suite

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Santa Monica-based hiring software developer ZipRecruiter , which is led by Ian Siegel, has expanded its product suite, with a new onboarding software for new employees. ZipRecruiter said its new product, ZipHire, helps manage electronic offer letters, employment agreements, and other new hire paperwork. Pricing on the new product was not announced. ziprecruiter product employee recruiting software onboarding

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 executive walker chief product officer ziprecruiterThe company said Walker helped grow ZipRecruiter from a bootstrapped startup to its first $100M in revenues.

Elon Musk's Next Boring Company Product: Lifesize LEGO Blocks?

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According to Elon Musk, in a series of posts on Twitter, the Boring Company's next product will be those blocks, which will be "rated for California seismic loads, so super strong, but bored in the middle, like an aircraft wing spar, so not heavy." elon musk boring company flamethrower lego blocks rocks productDid you miss out on your limited time chance at the flamethrower Elon Musk sold through his tunneling company, Boring Company?

Cool Planet Energy Launches Commercial Production

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Camarillo-based Cool Planet Energy Systems , which develops technology to capture CO2 and turn it into a soil amendment, said late Thursday that it has begun commercial production of its product, CoolTerra.

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.

TicketGuardian Launches Two New Event Insurance Products

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Los Angeles-based TicketGuardian , a startup which offers up consumer insurance products for live event tickets, says it has launched two new products. According to TicketGuardian, it has launched FanShield, an insurance product which protects ticket holders from "crowd perils" which prevent them from attending an event, and is aimed at festivals, concerts, and sporting events; and RegShield, another product which cover marathons, fun runs, conferences and camps.

Framework Benchmarks

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Simulating production environments. For this exercise, we aimed to configure every framework according to the best practices for production deployments gleaned from documentation and popular community opinion. About What we do Portfolio People Blog Contact.

ZEFR Launches New Product

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Venice, California-based ZEFR , which develops technology for helping movie studios, music labels, and others identify, claim, and manage content on YouTube, said today that it has launched a new product.

Envy Launches Tinder For Products, Services

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San Diego-based startup Envy has launched a new, visual search engine, which takes Tinder's swipe left and swipe right approach to the world, to reviewing products and services. The startup, founded by Jennifer Cosco and Christopher Nebel, says that its mobile app lets users review products and services by simply swiping right if they love it, and left if they don't. envy tinder products services dating swipe left right social reviews

RFaxis Ramps Chip Production

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Irvine-based semiconductor developer RFaxis reports this morning that it has ramped up production of a new chip, focused on the Zigbee and Internet of Things (IoT) market. The company said it is ramping production of its RFX1010 Braodband CMOS RFeIC, which is a CMOS RF Front-end Integrated Circuit (RFeIC) which is used in 802.11ah and ZigBee designs. rfaxis chip production rfeic front zigbee cmos

Shopatron Launches Product Locator Tool

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San Luis Obispo-based Shopatron , which develops software which helps manufacturers direct online orders to local retailers, said it has launched a new product aimed at product search. Shopatron said its new product, Local Product Search, helps customers find products from brands, offering up real time, local product inventory to those customers. The company says its new tool instead directly points consumers at available inventory of product.

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Conversion Logic Names Product Head

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Los Angeles-based Conversion Logic , the marketing attribution technology startup backed by Rincon Venture Partners, Crosscut Ventures, Lerer Hippeau Ventures, TenOneTen, Founder Collective and Raptor Ventures, said today that it has named Dan Cox as Head of Product. Cox was most recently Senior Director of Product Management at MarketShare, and also served at Mediaphormedia and on the board of the Django Software Foundation.

Pelican Products Names Division President

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Torrance-based Pelican Products has named a new division president, saying that it has appointed Dave Williams as President of Pelican BioThermal Division, the company''s temperature controlled packaging products division. Pelican Products is backed by private equity investor Behrman Capital. pelican products executive president packaging temperature controlled

Digital Map Products Acquires Mexican Business Info Company

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Irvine-based Digital Map Products , a developer of geospatial mapping technology and related products, said on Tuesday that it has acquired Mexico Business Directory (MDB). million records, according to Digital Map Products. Digital Map Products said the acquisition of MDB was funded, in part, by a strategic growth investment from Silversmith Capital Partners.

Guidance Software Names Product VP

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Pasadena-based digital forensics software maker Guidance Software announced this morning that it has named Linda Souza as Vice President, Product Marketing and Operations. Guidance said Souza will lead the company''s product marketing, program marketing, marketing operations, and content development teams. guidance software forensics ediscovery executive product marketing operations centraldesktop linda souza

MyLife Launches New Product

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Los Angeles-based MyLife.com , the online website headed by Jeff Tinsley which helps users manage their online social accounts, has launched a new product, the firm announced this morning. mylife social networking account management search product profile removal

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SlimSurveys Launches New Product

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SlimSurveys , the new startup headed by former TweetPhoto founder Sean Callahan, has launched a new product, aimed at collecting data from website visitors.

Connect Marks 30th Year of Most Innovative New Product Awards

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In its yearly celebration of entrepreneurship and invention, San Diego’s Connect gave its Most Innovative New Product Award to 10 local companies at a dinner gala Thursday evening. Connect Devices Entrepreneurship Fuse Integration Greg McKee Hardware Healthtech innovation Innovation Economy Internet Investor IT Levitate Technologies Mobile Most Innovative New Products Awards Nextivity NotesFirst people Software Sourcify startups StemoniX TereoPneuna ViaCyte Web wireless

Sonos Loses Chief Product Officer, Says Report

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Santa Barbara-based Sonos has lost its Chief Product Officer, Marc Whitten, according to reports this morning. Whitten--which had only been Chief Product Officer at the company for two years--had been in charge of the release of the PLAY:5 speaker and associated apps. Whitten had joined Sonos two years ago from Microsoft, where he had been Chief Product Officer and Corporate Vice President heading up that company's Xbox One efforts.

DataPop Launches New Ad Product

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Los Angeles-based DataPop , the product advertising technology developer headed by Jason Lehmbeck, has launched a new product aimed at retailers. According to DataPop, its new OmniAds product uses a retailer''s merchandise catalog to drive advertising on such sites as Google, Bing, Pinterest, Polyvore, Ebay, and Amazon. DtaPop said that so far, the product is being used by such customers as Pier 1 Imports. datapop advertising catalog retailer products ecommerce

Ixia Rolls Out LTE Testing Product

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Calabasas-based network testing products developer Ixia said Monday that it has launched a new, LTE testing product, called IxLoad-Wireless. According to Ixia, the new product is aimed at providing Long Term Evolution (LTE) testing for cellular IoT efforts, the machine-to-machine (M2M) area. Pricing on the new product was not announced.