Monday, February 25, 2013
Fandango Ties With Telemundo On Hispanic Movie Hub
Los Angeles-based movie ticketing and information site Fandango has tied with Spanish language broadcaster Telemundo, to launch a new online site aimed at Hispanic movie fans, Fandango Cine, the two announced Monday. The companies said the new site will offer up movie-related content in Spanish, movie show times, ticketing, and other information across,, and Financial details of the link between the two firms were not disclosed.

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Robotoki Nabs Funding For Zombie Apocalyse Game
Robotoki, a Los Angeles-based game developer headed by Robert Bowling, formerly working on Call of Duty, has raised a funding round from NEXON Co., Nexon said today. Financial details of the investment were not announced. Bowling is the former Creative Strategist for Call of Duty. Nexon said the investment will go towards developing games based on Robotoki's multi-screen, cross-platform games.

Robotki's first title is Human Element, a first-person, survival game based on a "zombie apocalypse" (More info...)

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DataPop Launches New Semantic Advertising Product
Los Angeles-based online advertising technology provider DataPop, the startup led by Jason Lehmbeck, announced this morning that it has launched a new semantic advertising product specifically aimed at Google Product Listing Ads (PLA). Google's Product Listing Ads are Google's ad option which lets companies include product images, pricing, and other details in online ads.

According to DataPop, its new product extracts relevant information from a retailer's product feeds, and uses that to pres (More info...)

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How Focus@Will Uses Music To Help You Concentrate Better

Can music help you concentrate (on school, work, or other tasks) better? That's the idea behind Focus@Will (, a new Los Angeles music startup headed by Will Henshall. We caught up with Will to learn more about the company and how it hopes its service and music can help people improve their concentration.

Explain what Focus@will is all about?

Will Henshall: Focus@will is the first, ever music service which helps with focus and distraction, while writing, reading, and s (More info...)

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Amonix Ties With Solar Cell Developer
Seal Beach-based concentrating photovoltaic (CPV) systems manufacturer Amonix has tied with Solar Junction, a developer of high-efficiency solar energy cells, the two said today. According to the two companies, Amonix and Solar Junction are in a collaboration which will combine the Amonix module technology with Solar Junction's solar cell technology. The two said the deal will help increase efficiency of the Amonix products, and help lower costs. Solar Junction, which is backed by New Enterpris (More info...)

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SOA Software Debuts New Product
Los Angeles-based SOA Software, the developer of enterprise API software, said today that it has unveiled a new product, providing OAuth capability to enterprises. SOA said its new product, SOA Software OAuth server, extends existing enterprise identity and access management systems to partner and cloud applications. OAuth is an industry standard used to share login data across different, cloud-based applications and services. The protocol is used for single sign-on to applications in the cloud, (More info...)

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Webalo Partners For Mobile Analytics For Salesforce
Los Angeles-based Webalo, which develops software which allows enterprise customers to make their data available on mobile phones, said today that it has partnered with AppExtremes, which makes document creation and reporting products for Salesforce. According to Webalo, the deal will hel proivde a way for Salesforce users to access reports from AppExtremes on any smartphone or tablet. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed. AppExtremes software is used for reporting on Salesforce data (More info...)

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Soundcast Systems Sold
Chula Vista-based Soundcast Systems, which develops wireless music systems, said today that it has been acquired by Jeremy Burkhardt, who was most recently CEO of audio and electronics firm SpeakerCraft. Financial terms of the acquisition were not announced. Soundcast is a developer of weather resistant, wireless audio systems.

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