Transportation Weekly: Uber’s spending habits, Tesla Model Y, scooters and AVs in Austin

TechCrunch LA

Other quotable notables : With the rise of autonomous delivery bots — or at least news of all the capital they’re raising — it’s worth revisiting a white paper that KPMG put out in November called Autonomy Delivers: An oncoming revolution in the movement of goods.

Elon Musk Is Officially Building His Own Hyperloop

Tech.Co

Musk first created the concept for the Hyperloop back in 2013, publishing a free white paper on the subject online. Elon’s vision of a speedy long-distance transport system sounds straight out of a sci-fi movie.

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Readz Launches Mobile Marketing Tools, Backed by $7.15M

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Woodland Hills-based Readz , a new startup that is aiming to help marketers quickly create microsites, landing pages, white papers, and other content, said today that it has raised more than $7.15M in funding, and launched its products. The company said the funding actually came over the last few years, with backing from such investors as Parana Management Corp. Readz is led by Bart De Pelsmaeker.

Real Startups Never, Ever Discount Their Prices

InfoChachkie

White Paper – Secure your customers'' participation in the drafting of a white paper detailing the successful deployment of your solution, highlighting the cost savings and productivity enhancements which generate a quantifiable return on your customers'' investments.

How to keep ahead of evolving cyber threats

socalTECH

A white paper from cyber security firm Fortinet says that any cyber defence system needs four elements: Prevention : act on known threats and information, utilising next-generation firewalls, endpoint security and secure email gateways.

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Scripted.com, Backed By LA Investors, Finds $9M More

socalTECH

The company now offers up a marketplace to find content--blog posts, white papers, tweets, Facebook posts, and more--from freelance writers. Scripted.com , which operates an online marketplace for professionally written content--which was originally backed by LA investors--has raised $9M more in a funding.

Business.com Taps Experts For Content Expansion

socalTECH

Business.com said it is in the midst of building a "more robust" library of content marketing assets on the site, including white papers, infographics, presentations, and buyer guides. Business.com is back, and it''s looking for experts to bolster its content. According to Business.com today, it is seeing market experts to provide it with daily, weekly, and monthly content to bolster the site.

Eucalyptus Joins In Cloud Computing Alliance

socalTECH

The three vendors said that they will offer up a video, an online webinar, white papers, a readiness assessment workshop, and other resources around their effort. Santa Barbara-based cloud computing software provider Eucalyptus Systems is one of three firms which says they have created a new group focused on bringing self-service, private and hybrid clouds to the enterprise.

USC Stevens On Tech Transfer: Understand Venture Capitalists

socalTECH

The institute said today that it has just published a white paper focused on helping universities to improve the spinout process, finding -- among other things -- that universities need to "get better at gathering, filtering, translating, and packaging new ideas."

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Why Your Startup Needs a Sales Methodology

Both Sides of the Table

If they don’t then it’s a case of putting your prospect into a “marketing funnel” so that non-sales resources can focus on staying in touch with the customer through white papers, seminars, etc. This article originally appeared on Inc.com.

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Facebook’s Biggest Mistake?

InfoChachkie

View our free mobile white paper or read this case study to get some ideas on how to make the jump to mobile monetization. The following guest post is from Molly Greathouse, a blogger for RingRevenue.

What Do You Need to Do to Improve Sales? Here’s a Start …

Both Sides of the Table

If you create content marketing programs and drive traffic to websites where you can measure how long somebody spends reading your materials or downloading your white papers you’ve at least confirmed some level of interest. I write about sales often both because it’s the lifeblood of any organization and because in my experience it is the area in which more startups are least experienced or inclined.

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Pharma’s Productivity Problem: Finding More Blockbuster Drugs

Xconomy

A 2011 white paper by Kevin Lalande of Santé Ventures explains why the … Next Page » Reprints | Share: UNDERWRITERS AND PARTNERS. A recent Wall Street Journal article that raised the possibility of Biogen as the target of another huge pharma buyout cited the lack of productivity as a major driver of M&A in the pharmaceutical industry. The authors made the point that, given the size of companies today, a single garden-variety blockbuster hardly moves the needle.

The Most Obvious Mobile Ad Unit and What the New York Times Got Wrong

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If you want to understand more about the real trends in phone calls there are a bunch of white papers here. The New York Times recently ran an article titled, “ Tech Companies Leave Phone Calls Behind.” ” I love the NY Times and am a paying subscriber. But this article missed the real trend.

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How Eusoh Wants To Fix Insurance With Technology, With Allen Kamrava

socalTECH

We also have had a partner, another major financial player, validate this model, and published the savings that can be seen from this system in a white paper, which was great. The insurance industry is an old industry, with a lot of contradictions--it's one where the more claims insurers pay to help customers, the less money the insurers make--and it's also one that hasn't been disrupted much yet by technology.

Breg Partners With Redox to Improve Tracking of Orthotic Devices

Xconomy

There is also a white paper on Redox’s website that explains how it only took 15 days to install Breg’s software at Essentia Health, a network of hospitals and clinics headquartered in Duluth, MN. For more than two decades, Breg has built and sold braces, splints, walking boots, and other devices designed to help rehabilitate injured patients.

500 Startups Presents Bitcoinference

Tech Zulu Event

They encourage all enthusiasts and entrepreneurs, regardless of gender, or side of the discussion to do the same: to do personal research, read the white papers, and learn for themselves what peer to peer digital currencies have to offer.

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The social Web in 2010: The emerging standards and technologies to watch

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On CBS MoneyWatch: Why Debit Cards Are Dangerous BNET Business Network: BNET TechRepublic ZDNet ZDNet Members login Newsletters Site Assistance RSS Feeds Home News & Blogs Videos White Papers Downloads Reviews Popular Enterprise Web 2.0

Interview with Robert Flynn, Aggregage

socalTECH

That will primarily be focused on ad sponsorships, and selling advertising via lead generation, CPC, white papers, and so on, to generate revenue. In the quest to own the world of Internet content, there has been a huge amount of focus given to the world of consumer Internet content. However, one area has mostly been ignored, which is vertically focus, business-to-business information.

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