Mometu Launches Streaming Service

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Compex Legal Services Names CTO

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Torrance-based Compex Legal Services, a provider of record retrieval services, said it has named Kevin Harbauer as Chief Technology Officer. Compex Legal Services serves law firms and insurance carriers, by providing record retrieval, record summarization, and other related services. compex legal services executive record retrieval software kevin harbauer chief technology officer

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Optimis Services, Kareo In Integration Deal

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Two, Los Angeles-based cloud software companies in the healthcare space, Optimis Services and Kareo, said this morning that they are in an integration deal. optimis services kareo integration channel partnership private practice rehab therapyAccording to the two, they are in a software integration and channel partnership intended for private practice rehab clinics. Financial details of the partnership deal were not announced.

SpaceX Launches Pricey Maritime Internet Service

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX has launched a new, roving Internet service specifically for the maritime market--albeit, at a steep price--following its approval to offer up its service on moving vehicles by the FCC. The new Starlink Maritime service costs $5000 a month, plus $10,000 in hardware costs for high speed Internet. The service looks to be similar to the SpaceX RV offering, just at a much higher price--likely tailored to the maritime market's higher budgets.

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Yardi Wins Investor Services Customer

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Goleta-based property management and real estate software developer Yardi said this week that it has been selected by investor services provider IQ-EQ as its international real estate fund management platform. Financial terms of the win were not announced. Yardi said it will be used across IQ-EQ's global operations. yardi property management software iqeq international global realestate

Lytx Launches Asset Tracking Service

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According to Lytx, its new Asset Tracking Service can be used by fleet managers for locating and managing their powered equipment. Pricing on the new service was not announced. San Diego-based fleet tracking and video telematics provider Lytx says it has launched a new asset tracking product. lytx asset tracking fleet telematics

InCharge Energy Launches New Service Offering

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Santa MOnica-based electric vehicle charging station developer InCharge Energy is looking to make it easier for commercial fleets to install electric vehicle charging stations, with a new "charging-as-a-service" offering. According to InCharge Energy, the new services, InCharge as a Service, offers up EV charging stations to commercial fleets based on an uptime standard and paid for on a monthly or variable basis.

Snap Picks Up Head Of U.S. Secret Service

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Secret Service. Secret Service Director James Murray is stepping down from his position, according to an announcement from the White House. snap snapchat secrete service executive james murrayVenice, California-based Snap, the parent company of Snapchat, is hiring on the former head of the U.S. Murray becomes Chief Security Officer at Snap Inc. at the beginning of August, according to reports, with Murray directly reporting to Snap CEO and co-founder Evan Spiegel.

Netflix Suspends Service In Russia

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Netflix--which has significant operations in Los Angeles--is suspending service in Russia--the latest in moves by U.S. companies disconnecting their services from Russia in protest against the war in Ukraine. The move at Netflix comes on top of the halt of Russian productions by the company and refusal to offer up Russian state-sponsored channels on the service.

Addressing Tech Startup Challenges With Managed Network Services

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By leveraging managed network services , startups can offload time-consuming maintenance tasks and strengthen their IT infrastructure to increase their competitiveness. . were denial of service (DOS) attacks. Networks play a vital role in supporting tech startup growth objectives.

IDrive Cloud Backup Launches Data Mirroring Service

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Los Angeles-based cloud backup provider IDrive Cloud Backup says it has launched a new, data mirroring service, aimed at providing full image backups for Windows computers and servers. According to the company, the new service specifically aimed at protecting against data loss and ransomware, both for individuals and small businesses. The company said the service starts at $69.50 idrive cloud backup data mirroring software service

Engiven Launches Cryptocurrency Appraisal Service

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San Diego-based Engiven, which develops a service to let nonprofits accept cryptocurrency donations, says it is now providing IRS tax form and appraisal services for its nonprofit users. According to the company, it now automatically generates IRS Form 8282 for nonprofits and IRS Form 8283 for crypto donors, and gives free appraisals of crypto donations for all donors who give $5,000 of crypto or more to nonprofits using the Engiven platform. Engiven is led by CEO James Lawrence.

Tastemade Launches New Subscription, Event Services

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Los Angeles-based media company Tastemade has launched a brand new set of services this week, called Tastemade Makers and Tastemade Experiences. The new services let creators create their own subscriptions and sell event tickets. tastemade subscription event service tickets chef

Tesloop Ride Sharing Service Expands

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That’s the theory behind Tesloop of Culver City, a car service which ferries passengers on highway trips between 50 miles and 200 miles around Southern California in Tesla Inc.’s Long-haul commuting is better in a Tesla. s Model X or Model S cars

Cinedigm Powers Yoga Meditation Service

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Los Angeles-based Cinedigm , a provider of premium content, streaming channels and technology services, is powering a new wellness video-on-demand application from Sanctuary Studios , the company said today. According to Sanctuary and Cinedigm, Sanctuary has released its new health and wellness video-on-demand application for VIZIO's SmartCast televisions, using Cinedigm's Matchpoint Blueprint service. cinedigm sanctuary studios yoga wellness streaming content services

4 Reasons to Use a Local Managed Network Services Provider

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Enterprises trying to manage their own network often face challenges related to unreliable service, a lack of in-house expertise, and time-consuming maintenance. Here are the top four benefits for working with a local services provider: . 2- Personalized Services .

Services Helping Teachers, Students

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Several Los Angeles tech businesses have stepped up to assist the thousands of students and educators across the United States who are adapting to virtual classrooms amid coronavirus-driven school closures

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Sootchy Debuts College Savings Service

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According to Sootchy, its service lets parents set up and manage a 529 account in their state, and lets parents, friends, family, and acquaintances contribute to a child's 529 college savings plan. The company says its service will be available as a mobile or desktop app on iOS and Android. sootchy college savings service university

6 Keys To Enchanting Your Customers With Your Service

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Your competition is global, so today’s customers are demanding world-class service. customer service delighted customers Joseph A. Having the best solution is a good start these days, but a solution alone is no longer enough to keep customer attention and loyalty.

Sekr Launches New, Premium, Offline Capable Service

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San Diego-based Sekr, a startup which offers a mobile app for helping people plan outdoor travel, says it has launched a new, premium subscription service. The company said the new service, Sekr+, allows its features to be available offline and when its users are on the road. The company said the subscription service allows users to download maps and campsite information for offline use, and adds premium map layers like U.S.

Which Enterprise-Level Managed Network Services Best Address Connectivity Challenges?

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One effective way to address these needs, offload maintenance tasks, and boost performance is to leverage managed solutions from a network services provider. Best Enterprise-Level Managed Network Services. Ethernet Services . Wavelength Services.

SpaceX Bumping Prices Of Launch Services, Satellite Internet

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Hawthorne, California-based SpaceX is significantly raising prices for its launches, as well as its Starlink internet service, blaming the increase on "excessive levels of inflation". spacex launch service satellite internet inflation starlink aerospace spaceAccording to SpaceX, it has boosted the price of Falcon 9 launches from $62M for a launch to $67M, and the price of Falcon 9 Heavy launches from $90M to $97M.

Thankful Raises $12 Million for Customer Service AI

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Software company to develop new tool allowing companies to upsell during customer service interactions

FreeConferenceCall.com Launches Video Conferencing Service, Huddle

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Long Beach-based free conference calling service FreeConferenceCall.com says it is launching itself into the video conferencing market, with a new service called Huddle. According to the company, it will allow the first 10,000 customers of the service to pick their own price for whatever they think the service is worth. The new Huddle service competes against market leader Zoom. freeconferencecall huddle video conferencing service pricing zoom

Source BioScience Launches Sequencing Service In San Diego

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Source BioScience, a provider of laboratory services, said it is launching a genomic sequencing service in San Diego. Source BioScience which currently provides genomic services in the UK and Ireland--said it will support life science researchers in the California with genomic services, serving biotechnology, pharmaceutical and research organizations in California and neighboring states.

The future of car ownership: Cars-as-a-service

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Automakers and startups alike are increasingly offering services that give buyers new opportunities and greater flexibility around owning and using vehicles. Cars-as-a-Service. Car shoppers now have several new options to avoid long-term debt and commitments. In the first part of this feature , we explored the different startups attempting to change car buying. But not everyone wants to buy a car. After all, a vehicle traditionally loses its value at a dramatic rate.

Doodeo Launches Virtual DJ Booking, Livestreaming Service

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A new, Los Angeles-based startup Doodeo, says it has launched a new service which allows users to book a DJ from anywhere in the world. The company says it is launching a new livestreaming service, which both allows entertainers to host online concerts, as well as allow for things like booking a DJ. doodeo virtual booking service livestreaming entertainment concert

Anthos Capital and NBA All-Star Baron Davis back LA-based college tuition savings service, UNest

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Ksenia Yudina initially founded the company to provide financial planning and services to lower- and middle-class families looking for ways to start saving for their children’s education, she said.

6 Keys To Thriving In This New Era Of Remote Services

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With the power of the Internet, and the impact of the recent pandemic , the world of business services, such as accounting and marketing, have gone more and more remote. Maximize online referrals and positive service reviews.

US Postal Service Launches Next-Day Shipping for Local Businesses

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The US Postal Service has just launched a delivery service for you. USPS Connect Local is aimed at bringing rates that were previously only available for larger businesses to smaller businesses, as next-day service has become increasingly important to consumers.

Mitchell Merges With Genex Services

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San Diego-based software developer Mitchell , which develops software and other technology for the insurance and collision repair industries, says it has merged with Genex Services , a provider of clinical solutions for the workers' compensation, auto, and disability markets. According to Mitchell, Genex Services will become a division of the company, and will offer up case management, utilization review, independent medical reviews, and disability management.

6 Challenges In Penetrating The New World Of Services

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Selling services has always been about relationships, but the challenges of building relationships with services clients have exploded. Thus services experiences and relationships tend to be based more and more on new media and technology.

Tagger Media Raises $9 Million for Influencer Marketing Service

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Tagger Media, the Santa Monica-based developer of a software platform for influencer-based marketing campaigns, has raised $8.5 million in Series A funding

Happy Returns Launches Self Service Return Kiosk

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Venture Partners, Upfront Ventures, and Lowercase Capital, has expanded its suite of return solutions, with a new self-service kiosk. happy returns self service logistics ecommerce kiosk retail reverseSanta Monica-based Happy Returns , which is backed by U.S. According to Happy Returns, it has launched a new, return kiosk branded specifically for a retailer, powered by software from the company, and where Happy Returns handles the reverse logistics.

Airdrop Service Dash Delivers Proof of Concept

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In the 10 months Joel Ifill worked at El Segundo-based Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings Inc., he said he “never felt at ease” making precision kinetic weapons, better known as smart bombs

ServiceTitan Ties With Service Finance Company

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Los Angeles-based software developer ServiceTitan , which makes software to help residential and commercial contractors manage their businesses, has linked with sales finance firm Service Finance Company, LLC. Service Finance Company provides sales financing for purchase of products such as HVAC, windows, doors, solar, plumbing, roofing, insulation, and other home improvement products. servicetitan service finance financing sales partnership

PSI Services Acquires Computer Assisted Testing Services

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Burbank-based PSI Services , which provides professional testing services, said today that it has acquired Computer Assisted Testing Services (CATS). PSI Services is led by President and CEO Steve Tapp. services cats computer assisted testing examinations licensing merger acquisitionFinancial terms of the buy were not announced. CATS provides computer-based examinations for organizations in the licensing and certification testing area.

Eco Helicopters Plans Air Taxi Service

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Palm Springs-based Eco Helicopters , which is developing all electric helicopters, says it plans to launch an air taxi service in the Los Angeles metropolitan area in the second quarter of 2021. The company says it is looking to create a service which uses "ultra-efficient, zero-emissions helicopter" which can be ordered up like a land-based rideshare. helicopters taxi service battery electric transportation

RepairSmith Expands Mobile Car Repair Service

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Los Angeles-based RepairSmith , which operates a mobile car repair and maintenance service, says it is expanding its service area, and has added a number of cities, including Thousand Oaks and Fresno, California, as well as Tucson, Arizona. The company said that it is actively hiring technicians in all of its markets for its service. repairsmith auto automotive service mobile ondemand expansion

Songtrust adds another 55,000 artists to its rights management service

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Over the past year, Songtrust has added another 55,000 artists and songwriters to its rights management service. Much of that growth is now coming from streaming, the IFPI reports, with streaming revenues growing 34% year over year and accounting for 47% of total revenue thanks to paid subscription services.

IDrive Takes On Remote Help Desk Services

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Los Angeles-based IDrive Online Backup , which provides cloud backup and storage services, has launched a new, remote help desk service, which it is offering up to MSPs and IT specialists. According to IDrive its new remote access solution, RemotePC HelpDesk, provides on-demate remote support, letting IT administrators manage and monitor all service requests and manage their technicians from a single dashboard. remotepc idrive help desk services software saas cloud

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GM Shuts Down Maven Car Sharing Service

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General Motors has shut down its Maven car sharing service, including its services in Los Angeles, as the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has put the final nails in the coffin for the service. The car sharing service--which already had been struggling prior to the pandemic outbreak--had paused its business last month nationwide. vehicle electric angeles services sharing maven

Top Advantages of Optical Wavelength Services

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Popular optical networks include dark fiber and wavelength services , often used in industries including Education , Government , and Enterprise. Top Advantages of Optical Wavelength Services . Leverage Optical Wavelength Services from SCE Fiber.