uSamp Becomes Instantly

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Los Angeles-based survey and sampling provider uSamp said this morning that it has renamed the company to Instantly. The company develops a sample service which connect researchers and marketers with consumers for consumer surveys, in addition to related tools. instantly usamp survey sampling rename research consumer The company said the move is part of an effort to provide a single entity for its many tools, as well as help in continued growth.

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United Sample Becomes uSamp

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Encino-based United Sample , the online polling and sampling firm headed by former goZing founders Matt Dusig and Gregg Lavin , has renamed itself uSamp , the firm said Tuesday. Dusig and Lavin started United Sample in 2008, a few years after selling goZing to Greenfield Online in 2005.

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uSamp Courts App Developers With SDK

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Encino-based uSamp , which develops online survey and sampling technology, is courting mobile app developers with a new software development kit. usamp mobile survey sample smartphone

United Sample Staffs Up

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Encino-based United Sample , a provider of online sampling services for the market research industry, has staffed up with a number of executive hires. United Sample is venture backed by Greycroft Partners and DFJ Frontier, and is headed by Matthew Dusig and Gregg Lavin, who were founders of goZing. Tags: united sample executive research market sampling

Solarflare Samples New Chip

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Irvine-based Solarflare Communications , a developer of 10 Gigabit Ethernet semiconductors, said today that it is now sampling its 40nm, quad-port 10GBASE-T PHY chip. The firm said the PHY is its fourth generation of product, and is targeted at high-density modular switches and servers. The firm said the new chip uses one third the power consumption of competitive offerings. Solarflare said the chips will go into full production in Q4. READ MORE>>.

United Sample Extends Services In Canada

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Los Angeles-based United Sample , which operates an online survey and sampling service, said late Wednesday that the firm has extended its services in Canada. United Sample said it will provide a private-label panel website, which will gather information from Canadian residents, in exchange for rewards paid through PayPal. United Sample is venture backed by Greycroft Partners and DFJ Frontier. Tags: panel survey canada sample united

uSamp Updates Market Research Service

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Encino-based uSamp , the provider of online, web-based sampling and polling services, said today that it has enhanced its self service SampleMarket service. usamp sampling market research self service

Biomatrica Gets Investment From In-Q-Tel

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San Diego-based Biomatrica , a developer of technology for storing biological samples at room temperature, announced this morning that it has scored an investment from In-Q-Tel, the investment arm of the U.S. Biomatrica's technology is used to allow the storage of DNA, RNA, proteins, and other biological samples at room temperature. biomatrica in-q-tel inqtel investment intelligence venture capital biology lifescience sample biotech

NEXUS Completes REMP Sample Management Buy

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Poway-based NEXUS Biosystems , a developer of automated sample management systems for the pharmaceuticals and biotech industry, said today that it has completed its acquisition of REMP AG of Switzerland, a developer of sample management systems.

Floravere Delivers Luxury Wedding Gowns to Your Doorstep

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Floravere , the first direct-to-consumer luxury bridal brand, is putting convenience back into the bride’s hands by delivering sample wedding gowns directly to their doorstep. Each dress does come with a $45/dress sample fee that is credited back with purchase.

uSamp, Kiplinger Tie On Market Research Panel

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Encino-based uSamp , the online surveying, sample, and panel firm headed by Gregg Lavin and Matt Dusig, has scored a major win with Kiplinger, the firm revealed this morning. usamp kiplinger market research survey panel sample finance publishing

uSamp: 65 Percent of Companies Allow Working Remotely

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usamp remote working sample survey Encino -based uSamp , which provides technology to enable market research and survey panels, has tapped into its stable of survey respondents to figure out how many companies now allow employees to work remotely.

Organovo to Test Pre-Clinical Drugs on Bio-Printed Kidney Tissue

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It’s been almost two years since Organovo (NYSE: ONVO ) created a new business—using its bio-printing technology to create 3-D samples of living human liver tissue for use in testing the toxicity of pre-clinical drug candidates.

Group: Soylent Contains High Level Of Lead, Cadmium

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As You Sow said it has tested samples of Soylent, saying that an independent laboratory found that one serving of Soylent 1.5

Silicon Beach Report July 8: Surf Air Expands Routes in Europe

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Surf Air expands routes in Europe, SpaceX signs lease for Orange County office, and Fullscreen offers sample content via AT&T and DirecTV

New Biotech Viscient Partners with Organovo on Fatty Liver Disease

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Organovo had built a thriving business under Murphy as a contract research organization, enabling big pharmaceutical companies to screen on pea-sized sample of 3D-printed liver cells.

Launchsite Helps Connect You With A New Website Design

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The idea is to help website designers create a quote on how much a website will cost, with sample designs, and let a customer pick among those submissions. Launchsite said that it will also pay $50 to any sample design submitted which gets above a 3 star rating from consumers, even if those designs aren''t picked. Do you need a new website? Can''t find a good designer?

uSamp Rolls Out New API, Platform

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Los Angeles-based online survey and sampling services and technology provider uSamp said Wednesday that it has rolled out a new, fully open Application programming interface (API). The new API is part of its new SampleCORE platform, which it says helps automate sampling for its customers.

uSamp Raises $6.0M

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Encino-based uSamp , the online panel and sampling firm founded by Matthew Dusig and Gregg Lavin, has raised $6.0M as part of a new funding round, according to a regulatory filing by the firm this week. According to the filing, the funding is part of an ongoing, $7.0M

Silicon Beach Lines Up Big Group For SXSW Event

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The group said its event, being held on March 10th in Austin, will celebrate the diversity of technology companies in Silicon Beach and Los Angeles, and feature a sample of companies from the region showing off their products.

uSamp Gets $10M In Series C

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Encino-based uSamp , the online market research and sampling firm founded by former goZing founders Matt Dusig and Gregg Lavin, said today that it has raised $10M in a Series C funding. uSamp's online platform is used to manage online polling and sampling for clients.

Framework Benchmarks

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The 1-query samples, leftmost on the line charts, should be similar (within sampling error) of the single-query test above. About What we do Portfolio People Blog Contact. You are viewing a single entry. Please also check out the most recent entries. March 28, 2013.

Kickstarted Launches Site For Successfully Crowdsourced Projects

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The Los Angeles area startup is hoping to make it easier for crowdfunded projects to find additional customers for their projects, by streamlining request for samples, communication via email, Facbeook, Twitter, SMS, and more. Kickstarted , a new online community focused on successfully crowdfunded projects, launched today, in an effort to connect the organizers of crowdfunded projects from such sites as IndieGogo, Kickstarter, and other projects with customers.

uSamp Gets $15M More For Market Research Tools

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Encino-based sampling and online research firm uSamp announced this morning that it has raised $15M in a new round of funding. uSamp''s services and software is used by marketers for surveys, sampling, and market research.

Report: Los Angeles Ranks Sixth In Active Startup Ecosystems

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The project did not detail the sample size or other specifics on its methodology of ranking the startup ecosystems. A new report this week from the Startup Genome Project has ranked Los Angeles as number six in a list of the world's most active startup ecosystems. The report, which used data from the Startup Genome's benchmarking tool to rank startup performance, found that Silicon Valley topped the list, followed by New York City, London, Toronto, and Tel Aviv.

uSamp Names New Insights, Strategy Head

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Encino-based survey and sampling technology developer uSamp announced this morning that it has expanded its Consumer Insights division through the hiring of a new Senior Director of Insights and Strategy. usamp strategy insights mobile survey sampling executive

Broadcom Aims Designs At 3G Smartphones

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Broadcom said the platforms are sampling to its early access partners, and that it should be in volume production in December. Irvine-based Broadcom said this morning that it has released a portfolio of turnkey designs, aimed at developing 3G smartphones.

Frameworks Round 1

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The 1-query samples, leftmost on the line charts, should be similar (within sampling error) of the single-query test above. You are viewing the first round of web application framework benchmarks.

TuneWiki Launches Android Social Music Player

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TuneWiki's new Android app also includes a number of features around music discovery, including ability to view and sample songs other users are listening to, connecting with friends via social networks, and more.

Broadcom Rolls Out New Networking Chips

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The company said the devices are sampling today. Irvine-based Broadcom rolled out a new set of networking chips this morning, used for physical layer transceivers on 2.5G and 5G Ethernet. Broadcom said its new physical layer transceivers (PHYs) provide a 2.5X

uSamp Launches New Mobile Survey Feature

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Los Angeles-based survey and sampling firm uSamp has launched a new, mobile survey feature, which it says does not require a mobile app and can be used to collect not only answers to questions, but photo and videos from mobile devices. usamp mobile survey photo video sampling research

MaxLinear Launches New Optical Driver

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The company said the new device is sampling now, and will be in production in Q4 of 2016. Carlsbad-based MaxLinear , which develops radio frequency and mixed signal semiconductors, said this morning that it has launched a new product aimed at the long haul optical network market. MaxLinear said it has launched the MxL9207, a quad-channel Lithium Niobate (LiNbO3) Mach-Zehnder (MZ) modulator driver for next-generation 100Gbps optical DWDM coherent systems.

Broadcom Gets Design Win With Robotic Sprinkler

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Broadcom said its low power, BCM2835 chip is being used as part of the Droplet Robotic Sprinkler, which uses weather stations, soil samples, and plant information to make decisions on how much and where to water. In what looks to be a more unusual design win for Irvine-based Broadcom , the company reported a design win today for its low power applications processor: as part of a "robotic sprinkler system" from company Droplet.