LiveXLive Names Head of Product


West Hollywood-based a href="[link] , which provides a number of live streaming and other products focused on live entertainment--and also runs Slacker Radio--has named Tad Ro as Head of Product. LiveXLive said Ro will lead product management and expand its product offerings. He was most recently Director of Product Management at Verizon Digital Media Services. livexlive exeutive product

Tinder's Chief Product Officer Back To Startups


Brian Norgard, who was Chief Product Officer at Los Angeles-based dating app developer Tinder , has left the company, and will be starting up a new company, Norgard said today. tinder chief product officer brian norgard executive startupNorgard had been founder of messaging startup Chill, the maker of Tappy, which was acquired by Tinder in 2014. Norgard has been a longtime Los Angeles startup entrepreneur. READ MORE>>.

How Snapchat Could Increase Team Production


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.

ZEFR Names Product Head


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

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Snapchat Lets Users Take Photos, Get Products Via Amazon


Venice, California-based Snap has rolled out a new integration deal with Amazon , saying on Monday that it has added a new feature which lets users takes photos of physical products or barcodes, and automatically have those products ordered from the Snapchat camera. According to Snapchat, the new feature lets users point there camera at a product or barcode, and a link to that product--or similar ones--from Amazon will appear on their phone.

Evite Enhances Product Offerings


Los Angeles-based Evite said this week that it has launched a new set of premium product offerings for its online invitations service. Evite said that the premium service will include an annual pass option, which lets users create unlimited digital invitations for 12 months; the company will continue to offer per-event pricing as well on the premium product.

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Products I Love to Use

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I’m not trying to say my picks are great and other products aren’t and I’ll certainly forget some. But this is just a reflection midway in June 2015 of the some of the products I love, enjoy or use frequently, and am not an investor in. They even have a “you’re buying this product on Amazon, why not donate one to a classroom” feature kind of like Tom’s Shoes pioneered.

HireRight Names Marketing, Product VP


Irvine-based HireRight , which provides global employment background checks, drug and health screening, and electronic Form I-9 and E-Verify services, said Monday that it has named Kathleen Delaney as its Vice President of Marketing and Product. hireright marketing product employment background check screening kathleen delaney executive drug health

Cie Digital Labs Names Product Development VP


Irvine-based Cie Digital Labs has named Tegdeep Kondal as its new VP of Product Development, according to the company. Kondal previously as Director of Product Management at OpenX, and also had served at Amazon, Radialpoint, Verint Video Solutions Inc., Cie Digital Labs said Kondal will be reposnisble for product strategy and development. digital labs product development tegdeep kondal

Digital Map Products Gets $36.3M


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


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.

Connect Honors 7 New Products as ‘Most Innovative’ at Annual Awards


San Diego’s Connect, which runs a tech and life science company accelerator, recognized seven local companies Thursday night at its 31st annual Most Innovative New Product Awards (MIP) gala.

Digital Map Products Extends Data To ArcGIS


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

ZipRecruiter Expands Product Suite


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

ZEFR Launches New Product


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.

Bridg Names Chief Product Officer


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


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

Semtech, SK Telecom Launches Cattle Monitoring Product


According to the two, they have rolled out a new product called LiveCare, which uses LoRa-equipped "bio-capsules" implanted in a cow's gastrointestinal tract, to monitor cattle health. The product is being applied to the dairy industry in South Korean, and being used to monitor cattle health for milk production.

Cool Planet Energy Launches Commercial Production


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.

Immortals Hires VP of Content and Production


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 immortals esports content production luna

Shopatron Launches Product Locator Tool


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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SlimSurveys Launches New Product


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

ID Analytics Rolls Out Two New Products


San Dieg-based ID Analytics , the developer of fraud scoring and related products which is now owned by Symantec, has rolled out two new products, the company said today. The company said it has launched two new products, ID Score Synthetic and Credit Options Intentional Misuse, identify potential fraud.

How Has Product Hunt Become Such a Critical Startup Website?

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Product Hunt. It seems out of nowhere it has become the go to website for startup companies to launch their new products or businesses. I strong showing on TechCrunch created initial product demand and if you could sustain that it led to buzz overall in the tech community.

Digital Map Products Buys DMTI Spatial


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.

Conversion Logic Names Product Head


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.

MyLife Launches New Product


Los Angeles-based , 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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RFaxis Ramps Chip Production


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

Transphorm's Semiconductors Powering New Solar Power Generator Product


Goleta-based semiconductor Transphorm , which designs and manufactures gallium nitride (GaN) semiconductors, says its technology has been used in a new product from Inergy. The new solar generator provides up to 2kW of 110 or 120V output which it says is more powerful and lighter than competitive products, and in particular runs much cooler that it does not require an internal cooling fan.

H Code Launches Digital Marketing, Media Product


Hispanic market, says it has rolled out a new product it calls Tastemakers. According to H Code, the new product offers up a "fully integrated" digital marekting and media solution to connect brands and agencies with U.S. The company said Tastemakers is a "multi-platform" offering which includes digital advertising, social media, and branded content, including content creation, production, talent vetting and management, and more.

DataPop Launches New Ad Product


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

Shootsta Sets Up Shop In Carlsbad For On-Demand, Online Video Production


Subscription, on-demand video production company Shootsta , which offers up an online, subscription-based video production service aimed at large brands, has set up shop in Carlsbad, the company said today. Shootsta helps its clients generate their own content, and then provides professional editing and post-production via an online, subscription service. shootsta carlsbad ondemand video production

eHarmony Names Chief Product Officer


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.

Faraday Future Teases Look At Production Vehicle


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.