HireRight Adds COVID-19 Screening


Irvine-based HireRight said this week that it is adding COVID-19 screening to its menu of offerings, on top of existing background check, drug testing, education verification, and other services. According to HireRight, the new COVID-19 antigen testing is being made available via its Drug & Health Screening services. hireright covid19 screening background test check employer employee

Accurate Background Buys CareerBuilder's Employment Screening Arm


Irvine-based Accurate Background , a provider of background screening for employers, has acquired Career Employment Screening (CBES), the background screening arm of CareerBuilder. The deal also includes a strategic partnership, where CareerBuilder will offer up Accurate's employment screening services to its clients. services employer screening acquistiion merger partners apax equity private background accurate


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TeleSign Links With Skype On Robocall Screening


Los Angeles-based TeleSign said on Wednesday that it is in a new partnership with Microsoft's Skype , to screen robocalls. telesign skype robocall screening score telephone authentication communications spamAccording to TeleSign, Skype will implement Telesign's digital identity solution, called Score, to take action against calls that are likely of a fraudulent origin. Financial details of the partnership were not announced.

Seek Thermal Rolls Out Temperature Screening System


Santa Barbara-based Seek Thermal , which develops thermal imaging products, says it has rolled out a new, low-cost thermal imaging system which automates temperature screening using skin temperature. pandemic covid19 coronavirus screening temperature thermal seekThe company said its new product, Seek Scan, delivers accurate skin temperature measurements, automatically detecting faces, and alerts if someone is warmer than a customizable alarm temperature.

HireRight Adds Social Media Screening


Irvine-based HireRight , which provides employment background checks, drug testing, education verification, and other services, says it has added new social media screening, via a partnership with Fama Technologies. Financial details of the deal were not announced.

Yardi Expands Renter Screening With Equifax Data


Santa Barbara-based property management software developer Yardi has expanded its renter screening service, ScreenWorks Pro, saying this morning that it has started providing access to payroll records from Equifax in the olution. According to Yardi, it now offers up intsant income and employment verification in its screening solution, in addition to credit reports, rental history and other publicly reportable civil or criminal records.

Eyenuk In Pilot For Eye Screening For Devlyn Optical


Los Angeles-based Eyenuk , which develops systems that use artificial intelligence (AI) and software to detect diabetic retinopathy (DR), says it is in a pilot to provide eye screening to Devlyn Optical , a spin-off of Grupo Devlyn, an optical retailer that has a network of over a thousand stores in Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, and the US. eyenuk devlyn optical screening health healthcare

Flipagram Goes Full Screen


Los Angeles-based Flipagram , the startup which develops mobile apps which let you put your photos to free, popular music, said today that its apps now feature full screen photo video editing, and up to 60 seconds of free music. The company said the full screen support allow for "bigger, better and more engaging" mobile video stories. flipagram full screen music video slideshow mobile

The Goddess Project Documentary Screening

SoCal Tech Calendar

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 -- The Goddess Project Documentary Screening. Join us for a screening of "The Goddess Project" documentary here at Toolbox LA. Synopsis: Determined to empower the feminine voice, two filmmakers packed their lives into a school bus and hit the road for what became the most transformative adventure of their lives.

HomeMe Gets $3.2M For Rental Screening App


Los Angeles-based rental screening app developer HomeMe dislosed this morning that it has raised $3.2M homeme venture capital apartment rental screening renter landlord mobilein a funding round. The funding was led by Menlo Ventures. HomeMe develops a mobile app which lets renters find apartments, and then get pre-approval for those apartments. The company is led by Steelhouse founder Mark Douglas. The company has initially been launching its app in Texas. READ MORE>>.

Tech Coast Angels-LA Screening Day

SoCal Tech Calendar

Friday, January 18, 2019 -- Tech Coast Angels-LA Screening. Members and invited guests only. See [link] (more

RealD Installing 100 New Screens in China

L.A. Business Journal

to install RealD 3D film screens into 100 of its theaters across China 3D and visual technology developer RealD Inc. announced Monday it signed a deal with Beijing, China-based Wanda Cinema Line Corp.

Tech Coast Angeles Los Angeles Screening

SoCal Tech Calendar

Friday, May 11, 2018 -- Tech Coast Angeles Los Angeles Screening. Must be a member or invited. See [link] (more

Magic Ruby Takes On The Second Screen


The firm said it will offer up its own advertising network aimed at second screen applications, plus tools and application development specifically around the second screen. The service said it is a business unit of Second Screen Solutions, and is backed by Technicolor. magic ruby second screen entertainment advertising network

Ligand Sells Screening Technology


San Diego-based Ligand Pharmaceuticals announced today that it has agreed to sell its combinatorial compound library and screening technology, in a deal worth $1.8M. Ligand said the sale came because the screening technology was no longer required for the firm's research activities. Tags: ligand screening technology venenum biodesign merger acquisition lifescience

Report: Tinder, Other Apps Not Screening For Sex Offenders


A new report, published this morning, says that Los Angeles-based Tinder --as well as many other dating and hookup apps--has a big problem, in that they are not screening for registered sex offenders. According to the report, from Buzzfeed, a spokesperson for Tinder's parent company, match, acknowledged that "There are definitely registered sex offenders on our free products." READ MORE>>. tinder dating match rape crime criminal legal

VentureNet Screening Committee Announced

Technology Council

The VentureNet 2008 Selection/Screening Committee has been announced. Wow, what a prestigous list of Southern California venture capitalists, angel investors, and conference sponsors! We’re fortunate to have such a talented group that will ensure a very exciting software and IT capital conference this year. Jim Andelman, Rincon Venture Partners John Babcock, Rustic Canyon Partners. Uri Blackman, GIDEON Informatics. Jeff Carmody,

TCA LA Screening @Techstars Cedar-Sinai Accelerator

SoCal Tech Calendar

Friday, August 5, 2016 -- TCA LA Screening @ Techstars Cedar-Sinai Accelerator. Contact arash@techcoastangels.com for details.

Tech Coast Angels Central Coast Screening

SoCal Tech Calendar

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 -- Tech Coast Angels Central Coast Screening. Email arash@techcoastangels.com.

Fandango Hosts Al Gore For Screening In LA


Vice President Al Gore at a screening of the film, An Inconvenient Sequel , at LA's Greek Theater this week, the company announced this morning. Fandango said Gore will be joined by actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt for a screening and Q&A about the film, which tackles the changes that have taken place since Gore's documentary, An Inconvenient Truth. Fandango said the special screening is open to the public and free to attend, but that tickets are first come first serve.

RealD Hits 15,000 Screens


The installations included 8,600 domestic screens, and 6,500 international screens. The company explained that its screens installed has grown by 182 percent in the last 12 months. RealD went public in July of last year based on its rapid growth--RealD debuted its technology just about five years ago, initially installing on about 100 screens.

Netflix Data: From Script to Screen

SoCal Tech Calendar

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 -- Netflix Data: From Script to Screen. Ever wonder how Netflix leverages data and analytics to influence the shows and content they create? Hear it straight from Netflix's LA-based content data team themselves. See [link] (more

Fandango Adds 1,000 Screens To Movie Ticketing Service


Los Angeles-based Fandango said Wednesday that it has added another 1,000 screens available via its mobile and online movie ticketing service, from five different movie theater companies. Fandango said the new screens brings its U.S. coverage to more than 23,000 screens. fandango movie ticket service exhibitor purchase screens film hollywood mobile

RealD Passes 20,000 3D Screens


Los Angeles-based RealD , the developer of 3D movie projection technology, reported this morning that it has surpassed 20,000 3D-equipped screens worldwide. RealD said it had approximately 20,200 screens installed as of its quarter ended March 23rd. The firm said it is now the "most widely used" 3D cinema technology provider. READ MORE>>. reald movie projection film theater

RealD Adds 1,000 Screens At AMC Entertainment


Los Angeles-based 3D movie projection technology provider RealD has inked an agreement to expand the number of 3D screens at AMC Entertainment by a thousand screens, the firms said Thursday. According to RealD, it will equip up to 1,000 additoinal screens with RealD's 3D technology, across AMC's theaters in the United States and Canada. Financial impact of the additional screens was not announced by the companies.

Clicker.com Debuts Big Screen Site


Los Angeles-based Clicker.com , the online video programming guide firm run by former Ask.com CEO Jim Lanzone, debuted a "big screen" version of its site today at the Google I/O conference. The firm said its new site, Clicker.tv , uses HTML5 to provide a guide which can be navigated with a remote or arrow keys on a big screen television.

Interesting New Tech Blog for your Radar Screen

Both Sides of the Table

Over the holiday I became aware of a new tech blog that aims to have deep insights into the next generation of technology, which they call The Hypernet. Why should you care? Well, it is established by some of the industries more successful investors – Mike Maples and Roger McNamee. My favorite post was this one (image above) in which they talked about their 10 hypothesis for technology investing. It maps to a lot of my own views so I was interested to learn more.

Enabling the 5th Screen

SoCal Tech Calendar

Wednesday, March 10, 2010 -- Enabling the 5th Screen: Ecosystems, Networks, and Commerce Spring 2010 Executive Roundtable. This spring, youll hear from experts in all of these areas about factors that affect our evolving ecosystem, Beyond the 5th Screen. USC Marshall Institute for Communications Technology Management. Well explore the challenges and opportunities for networks, service providers, and drivers of content and commerce in the digital environment of the future.

Citrix Shows Screen Recording Service


Santa Barbara-based Citrix Online is showing a new, screen recording service it is calling " GoView " at the DEMO conference this week, saying Monday that it is launching the service to allow business professionals to record, edit, and share their computer screen. The new screen recording service allows users to record what is happening on a user's PC, with audio, and edit and share those recordings from the Citrix web site.

The Pan-Cancer Screen: Still Early for Prime Time


I would be ecstatic to have a simple tool for my patients that could detect cancers like ovarian and pancreatic that currently have no effective screening approach. The most popular approach is screening blood for circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA), which several companies claim to reliably detect at very low levels in the blood. Grail is working to develop a “pan-cancer” screen that it hopes will be used in the general population, potentially for millions of patients worldwide.

HitFix Heads To The Big Screen With Theater News Deal


movie theaters, said they are in a strategic relationship to bring entertainment news to theater screens. Los Angeles-based online entertainment site HitFix , which is headed by Jen Sargent, is in a new deal today which will bring the company''s entertainment news to theaters. HitFix and NCM Media Networks, which provides integrated media to consumers in U.S. The content will appear on NCM''s FirstLook pre-show program, those 30-second, short films show ahead of a movie in theaters.

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Free Movie Screening Social Media Week

SoCal Tech Calendar

Thursday, September 22, 2011 -- Free Movie Screening of Participant Media's Circumstance presented by Take Part and SMW LA. The Free Movie Screening is of the recently released Circumstance, which will be introduced by Christopher Gebhardt, Participant Medias Executive Vice President and General Manager  Take Part.

Tech Coast Angels (TCA) - Southern California Tech Company Screening

SoCal Tech Calendar

Monday, August 13, 2012 -- Tech Coast Angels (TCA) - Southern California Tech Company Screening. TCA will be holding a screening for start-up and early stage technology companies in Murrieta at the Murrieta City Hall. Tech Coast Angels is the largest angel investor network in the United States and one of the leading sources of funding to early-stage companies in Southern California.

Coincident.TV Is “CREATE”-ing Second Screen Transmedia Producers Out Of Everyone [Beta Invites]

Tech Zulu Event

Coincident has created a platform that will allow storytellers and producers to create robust second screen stories on the fly that incorporate video, images and other web content. What is coming is Internet-enabled televisions, content streaming with built-in social media interactions in real time and multiple screen activities. Each of these platforms represents a variety of “screens” to view from. Imagine watching football with this live second screen app.

Immunotox Screening with Novel Monoclonal Antibody Technology

SoCal Tech Calendar

Wednesday, March 25, 2009 -- "Immunotox Screening with Novel Monoclonal Antibody Technology" Buenaventura IEEE-EMBS sponsors presentation by Dr. Carol Johnson, Amgen, in monthly Speaker Event series at California Lutheran University. See [link] (more

Evite Backs Effort To Cut Down On Screen Use At Dinner

ERE SourceCon

Los Angeles-based online invitations service Evite is backing an effort to convince families to get everyone to put down their smartphones and tablets at dinner time, through an effort called the #DeviceFreeDinner pledge. According to Evite, it is working with nonprofit Common Sense Media on the effort, which is an attempt to get families to put down their devices at dinner, which Common Sense Media helps kids with better vocabularies, fewer behavior problems, and less substance abuse.

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There’s More to Fargo, North Dakota Than What’s on the Big Screen


But there's more to the city than what's on the big screen. The post There’s More to Fargo, North Dakota Than What’s on the Big Screen appeared first on Tech.co. If you hear the word “Fargo,” you might think of the american comedy series or the 1996 film that won multiple Oscars. It is here where innovators, artists, entrepreneurs and more have moved from all around the world to join it's welcoming startup community.

HQ Living Room Series: User Experience Beyond the Screen [ LOS ANGELES ]


Join us for a home-cooked meal, workshop, and salon-style discussion on the topic of ‘User Experience Beyond the Screen.’ Topic Details: User Experience Beyond the Screen. HQ is excited to present the first event in our Living Room Series. ’ The event will be small and hands-on, and it is for entrepreneurs, designers, developers from a range of backgrounds to encourage diverse dialogue from a variety of perspectives.

Eyenuk Completes Contract In UK


The company's said its system--which is used for diabetic eye screening--has been used to grade 60,000 patient image sets from 6 different National Health Service (NHS) Diabetic Eye Screening Programmes in England. Eyenuk says its EyeArt AI Eye Screening System provides fully automated screening for diabetic retinopathy (DR), which is a leading cause of vision loss and a complication of diabetes.

THQ Deal With Syfy Takes de Blob to Screen


Agoura Hills-based video game developer THQ and television channel Syfy said Thursday they will be jointly creating new concepts and intellectual property based on THQ's video games. According to the firms, the first move by Syfy will be the use THQ's de Blob franchise as the foundation of a new, Syfy Kids effort, focused on the youth market of 2-17 year olds.

Ten Steps to Screen Your Fit for Entrepreneurship

Startup Professionals Musings

Making the decision to become an entrepreneur is a major commitment, with huge implications for skills and lifestyle. Yet there is no standardized testing or certification required or available anywhere to help you decide if you are a good fit for entrepreneurship, or entrepreneurship is right for you. An MBA or other academic credentials just don’t do it.

Yekra | Embedding a Movie Theater on the Small Screen

Tech Zulu Event

We have thousands of theater screens and we have thousands of shops that sell your DVDs and Blu-Ray, yet we have 10 people – if we’re lucky – who we are relying on to take us to the future of online distribution. The post Yekra | Embedding a Movie Theater on the Small Screen appeared first on TechZulu. Digital distribution and ownership is commonplace for music, but for movies the digital process is still in its early stages of transition.

Insights & Opinions: Frank Peters, Screening For Success


Today's insights & opinion column comes from Frank Peters, Chairman Emeritus of the Tech Coast Angels, and podcaster at the Frank Peters Show (www.frankpetersshow.com). Frank takes a look at the angel investing process, and thinks about how to make it better: There must be a better way. I've been an angel investor for more than 10 years now; clobbered by the Internet Bubble and now this. If I claimed I'd lost 40% of my net worth no one would be surprised, I'd be in good company.