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No Google Autocompleter Openings In SoCal

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In one of its April Fool's jokes, search engine giant Google has posted a job position--and accompanying YouTube recruitment video --for a "Google Autocompleter", to predict what users are searching for on the web. So far, there are no listings for "Google Autocompleters" in SoCal.

SoCal Code Camp | Learn, Network, & Win Awesome Prizes!

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SoCal Code Camp is at it again, getting together an amazing pool of experts to speak in front of fellow developers and developers-in-training here in Los Angeles. SoCal Code Camp will have great sessions for open source and.NET technologies.

Go West Young Men: Winklevoss Twins Buy $18M L.A. Mansion To Dive Into SoCal Tech Scene

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Mansion To Dive Into SoCal Tech Scene. TMZ reports: “The Winklevii have their eye on SoCal as the new Silicon Valley (which is home to Facebook and Apple) thanks to L.A.’s Startups. Mobile. Gadgets. Europe. Video. Enterprise. Venture. Social. GreenTech. Gaming. Opinion.

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Startup Development

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How to Work With a Contract Web Developer How To Bootstrap Your StartupI’ve come to realize that I have lots of posts around startup software development scattered around in different posts. Thought it would be good to capture them in one spot and also include links to related posts from other sources.

Web 3.0

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Saturday, August 27, 2011 -- Web 3.0: SoCal AMA. dramatic shift in business and technology is taking place as the Social Web (Web 2.0) evolves into the Semantic Web (Web 3.0). Join us for the timely 6 hour seminar on the concepts, current systems and forecasting the impact of Web 3.0 Concepts, Technologies and Evolving Business Models. Networks link spartphones, in-car computer, televisions, and home media networks.

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Los Angeles Startup Community

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Networking Events in Los Angeles and Southern California More Web Events in Los Angeles Technology Networking in the Greater Los Angeles area Technical Networking Groups and Meetups in Los Angeles SoCal Networking Event Organizations Los Angeles Tech 101 - Conferences and if you want to find informal networking, you might head over to CoLoft , in Santa Monica. I was just talking with someone who's new to Los Angeles and wanting to connect into the Los Angeles Startup Community.

Venture Conference Highlights SoCal Startups

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The "best of show" prize went to Magnify360, which develops software for optimizing content and web sites for specific users.

Eight Repeat Entrepreneurs To Watch In SoCal

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Getting lots of notice--and controversy--at Demand Media for its use of writers to create content specifically to attract web traffic.

Another Bay Area Startup Launches Cleaning Service In SoCal

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Southern California is once again the target expansion market for a Bay Area startup offering cleaning services via the web this morning, as EXEC said it is expanding beyond the San Francisco Bay Area, and launching its cleaning service in San Diego.

SoCal Investor Benefits From Fabrinet IPO

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Shea web site. A little known Southern California venture capital investor is benefiting from the IPO of Silicon Valley-based Fabrinet today, after Fabrinet said it has priced its IPO and will list on the New York Stock Exchange. According to Fabrinet's S-1, one of the major shareholders of the firm is actually Walnut, California-based Shea Ventures , a venture capital firm attached to home builder and construction firm J.F.

Top 120 Startup Posts for 2010

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Berkonomics , November 29, 2010 Rice Alliance IT/Web 2.0 Some really great stuff in 2010 that aims to help startups around product, technology, business models, etc.

Six SoCal Firms Make Forbes List

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Six Southern California firms have made Forbes.com's list of 20 of "America's Most Promising Companies 2009", which was released Wednesday.

Los Angeles Startup Community

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Networking Events in Los Angeles and Southern California More Web Events in Los Angeles Technology Networking in the Greater Los Angeles area Technical Networking Groups and Meetups in Los Angeles SoCal Networking Event Organizations Los Angeles Tech 101 - Conferences and if you want to find informal networking, you might head over to CoLoft , in Santa Monica. I was just talking with someone who's new to Los Angeles and wanting to connect into the Los Angeles Startup Community.

SoCal Firms In X PRIZE Auto Contest

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Aptera recently raised $24M from Idealab, Google, and a number of other backers for its composite, lightweight hybrid electric vehicles; Kinetix Motors is currently raising financing, according to its web site. Los Angeles-based X Prize Foundation said today that it has signed up 22 teams in the firm's Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE, including two Southern California teams.

Ten Of The Top Tech Companies For Employees In LA

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Edmunds.com has been around forever in Los Angeles, but after a recent redesign and a focus on updating its web site, new mobile. Who are the top tech companies to work for in Los Angeles? Despite a huge number of companies, we found there are a number which.

5 things Silicon Valley gets wrong about Southern California

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The great NorCal vs. SoCal debate is a longstanding, undeniable rivalry between the stereotypical surfer dudes of the south and environmental geeks to the north. There are a lot of misconceptions about SoCal and it’s time we set them straight. MYTH 5: The SoCal crowd is better looking.

VC Confessions: We Passed On Twilio’s Seed Round

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The difference is that VoiceXML does not leverage customers' knowledge of web development. Also, you mentioned an interesting rails session that you attended last month about security, and we've been studying Google's web app security guidelines.

Innovation and Geography

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skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Tuesday, February 20, 2007 Innovation and Geography I ran across a post in Read/Write Web - Does Location Matter in Web Innovation? Posted byTony Karrer at 7:30 AM 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) About Me Tony Karrer Dr. Tony Karrer is CEO/CTO of TechEmpower , a Los Angeles Web Development firm, and is considered one of the top technologists in e-Learning.

Launchpad LA – 10 Startup Companies to Watch

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Lee Essner is formerly a senior exec from WeddingChannel and has much experience in running a successful web property. They build web solutions for venues and give them to the venues for free in exchange for keeping their ticket service fees. Tags: SoCal Stuff

Shervin Talieh | The Force Behind a Rising Tech Scene

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Drumbi is a web-assisted phone call program by which data is collected through data channels rather than voice channels.

Digital Health Becoming a Reality

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Your measurements are automatically sent via wi-fi to the cloud and stored in a password protected portal viewed on the web or on your iPhone. Tags: SoCal Stuff Tech Market Analysis

I Just Invested in @Burstly, a Mobile Ad Management Company

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The first big wave of this change came from the introduction of the iPhone, which was the first well built mobile device for using the web. It has existed on the tethered web for some time and open and free platforms like Open X have gained much traction. But when I talked about the investment with Evan I wanted to be sure that he was committed to also building a platform that would scale to the mobile web and not just the mobile application environment.

Time Rich, Time Poor and Apple

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skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Tuesday, March 20, 2007 Time Rich, Time Poor and Apple Jeremy Liew at Lightspeed Venture Partners has an interesting post: Time Rich or Time Poor? In it he separates web consumers into: Time Rich (more time than money) and Time Poor (more money than time). ► January (5) Los Angeles Web Developer Startup CTO or Developer When to Use Facebook Connect – Twitter Oauth – Goo.

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If You Don’t Define Your Personal Brand the Market Will

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The World Wide Web was now being rolled out everywhere and every project was considering its Intranet strategy. I was based in LA and thought there was an interesting angle there – I could be SoCal guy.

Interview with John Mudge, iBN Sports

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We've created a channel and web page for every one of our partner schools and school districts, and we distribute the content there. One of the big questions in the content world has been: what's the right formula to make content creation profitable on the Internet?

March Capital Partners' Jim Armstrong On A New, $240M Venture Fund

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If you look at an enterprise developer of IT team with DevoOs, they have to create applications, manage those applications, and now are dealing with open source, hundreds of different web services, network elements, all virtualized and with containers and new tools.

Is WebEx “Dead Man Walking?”

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This week I was preparing for my weekly This Week in Venture Capital web show and was researching some of the deals that were announced for the week. Aside from attacking yet another market segment all I could think about is, “Why enter the web conferencing market.

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Layoffs Hot Keyword for Second Half of January 2009

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Last month we Launched Los Angeles Tech and in the announcement we provide the Hot List for the first half of January 2009. This hot list is based on various social signals of what people are writing about, reading, bookmarking, searching, etc. You can go to the Hot List post to see what was hot then. But, in running it now for the second half of January, the keyword that popped to the top was: Layoffs And this is definitely a sign of the times.

Software Development Companies in Southern California

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They are generally the senior most person responsible for custom software development, database design, database administration, web development, etc. In a recent conversation with a fellow CTO, we lamented about the fact that while there's very active software development and web development going on in Southern California and West Los Angeles, yet there didn't seem to be as much of a community around it. I've helped organize the Los Angeles CTO Forum for almost 10 years.

Startup CTO Top 30 Posts for April

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Redeye VC , April 13, 2010 Startup Development - SoCal CTO , April 23, 2010 Want to Know the Difference Between a CTO and a VP Engineering? Some great posts from April 2010 that talk to me in terms of being a CTO at a Startup.

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Map of VC Investments

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skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Friday, March 9, 2007 Map of VC Investments Found this Map of 2006 VC Investments post. ► January (5) Los Angeles Web Developer Startup CTO or Developer When to Use Facebook Connect – Twitter Oauth – Goo.

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Interview with J.R. Johnson, Lunch.com

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Johnson's latest effort is Lunch.com (www.lunch.com), a web site which takes the concepts behind VirtualTourist.com beyond travel, and into lots of other subjects. It was a local, SoCal company right here in Manhattan Beach. on the web, how do you hope to stand out? There wasn't one huge "aha" moment on the web side of things, but from the business side, the biggest point was when we were finally able in early 2001 or late 2000 to get some paid links on the site.

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Realistic Entrprenuers Guide to Venture Capital

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skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Tuesday, March 20, 2007 Realistic Entrprenuers Guide to Venture Capital Seths guide is worth reading - The realistic entrepreneurs guide to venture capital Posted byTony Karrer at 2:43 PM 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) About Me Tony Karrer Dr. Tony Karrer is CEO/CTO of TechEmpower , a Los Angeles Web Development firm, and is considered one of the top technologists in e-Learning.

Angel Funding Advice

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In SoCal we have Crosscut Ventures, Matt Coffin, Mike Jones, Klaus Schauser, etc. I can’t really speak generically to this because the Tech Coast Angels / Pasadena in SoCal have produced Green Dot, MyShape and many other successes. You need to make it an effort by researching on the web and going and doing 50 coffee meetings with people. This is part of my ongoing series Pitching a VC.

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Top 57 Online Startups Meets Technology Meets Product Posts for November 2010

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Equity-Only CTO and Equity-Only Developers - SoCal CTO , November 1, 2010 I had a recent email dialog with the founder of a company looking for a CTO for their startup. I’d been around the web long enough to remember the dozens of companies before YouTube that tried to create crowdsourced video sites and failed. I continue to collect great content that is the intersection of startups, products, online and technology.