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Anatomy of a USC startup
A team of five recent USC grads decided to forgo the corporate route entirely and pitch to Idealab. More >
Energy Cache CEO on Selling Into Energy Markets, Grid Storage, and Scaling Up
Cleantech marketing isn’t IT marketing. More >
10 Essential Social Media Tips for Local Online Marketing
6 Reasons Los Angeles Is Suddenly Booming With Startups
The Incubators- Idealab More >
Social e-discovery from X1 Discovery
X1 Discovery Releases Version 3.0 of X1 Social Discovery
Leading Investigative Technology for Social Media Content, Now Addresses Data from YouTube, Web Capture, Web Crawl & Webmail More >
With the ski lift to the energy transition
U.S. start-up has a surprising idea for saving electricity - and electrified even Bill Gates More >
Looking for the 'Next Big Thing'? Ranking the Top 50 Start-Ups
UberMedia is on the list at number 16. More >
iRobot buys rival Evolution Robotics for $74 million to expand hard-floor cleaning tech
Mint and Mint Plus will be folded into the company's stable of Roomba cleaners More >
iRobot Acquires Evolution, Creating Cleaning Robot Empire
Evolution Robotics manufactures the Mint cleaning robot. More >
iRobot Acquires Evolution Robotics, Inc.
Expands Position as Global Robotic Floor Care Market-Leader More >
iRobot Acquires Evolution Robotics, Makers Of The Mint Robot Vacuum, For $74 Million
The Mint cleaner will join iRobot’s Roomba line. More >
Need Start-up Help? Try L.A.
Silicon Beach is home to increasingly more incubators and accelerators. Idealab is one of the three cool programs to consider. More >
Police embrace social media as crime-fighting tool
X1 Discovery helps law enforcement and prosecutors capture metadata from social media sites to aid in their cases so they have a better chance of holding up in court. More >
X1 Discovery and the National White Collar Crime Center Partner to Fight Cybercrime with Cutting Edge Support and Training for Internet and Social Media Investigations
New Curriculum for Law Enforcement and Corporate Professionals Covering Advanced Techniques for the Effective Analysis of Evidence from Social Networking and Internet Sites More >
Kaboodle aims to make shopping more social
Kaboodle Together Allows Facebook Friends To Shop With Each Other — Online
Simple Solutions to Help Save Time, Money and Your Sanity
Mint Automatic Hard Floor Cleaner is on the cleaning list More >
How Idealab Builds Success.
A Chat with EIR Lee Essner. More >
54 Smart Thinkers Everyone Should Follow On Twitter
One that stands out - @Bill_Gross, founder, Idealab More >
ESolar Has Answers to Questions About the BrightSource Solar Power Tower
There are hard questions to answer about Ivanpah. The LA Times didn’t ask them. More >
GoPollGo Scores Integration with Twitter’s Expanded Tweets Feature
GoPollGo is among a few others selected to display content without making a Twitter user leave the social network’s website. More >
HR Certification Institute Launches Exclusive Community of Practice for Certified Professionals
New Online Collaboration Platform Designed to Give Certified HR Professionals Easier Ways to Collaborate, Share Ideas and Create Networks More >
Meet the Startups About to Revolutionize Mobile Loyalty Programs
From Shopkick to Belly, Punchcard to Foursquare: Get Ready for Big Changes at the Register More >
GoPollGo Puts Polls in Your Twitter Feed
Startup GoPollGo has become the first polling company to integrate with Twitter‘s newly launched expanded tweets feature. More >
Announcing our Partnership with Twitter
UberSocial : The best Twitter app for BlackBerry
A must have for everyone who loves to tweet their way. More >
Concentrating Solar Power SunShot Research and Development Awards
DOE announced the awardees selected from the Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) SunShot Research and Development funding opportunity announcement (FOA). More >
Heliostat System with Wireless Closed-Loop Control
Thermata is demonstrating a collector system with enhanced optical tracking capability. More >
Published Social Media Cases
A link to X1 Discovery's database of virtually all reported cases involving social media. More >
Cloud e-discovery firms make gains
The idea of advanced search as part of e-discovery solutions within public clouds has taken hold. More >
Drinking From the Fire Hose -- Reflections on the Social Innovation Summit 12
Bill Gross of IdeaLab spoke about developing a low-cost construction system to house over a million families – he plans to make it. More >
Premium News Sites Using Perfect Market Enterprise Show Year over Year Growth of More Than 50 Percent
Sites using Perfect Market technology outpace overall search market growth More >
Punchcard, KDA and xAd Partner to Close the Online to Offline Loop for Small and Medium Sized Businesses
Partnership gives small businesses a one-stop solution for identifying, acquiring and retaining new customers More >
10 Contiki Questons with Aigerim Shorman, Triptrotting.com
An interview with co-founder of Triptrotting. More >
Triptrotting Adds Golden Seeds, Boosts Round To $1.5M
Los Angeles-based Triptrotting, the online site which helps connects travelers with other like-minded, local hosts added angel investment group Golden Seeds. More >
Golden Seeds invests in next generation global travel community
Golden Seeds announced today that it has joined a list of top-tier investors in Triptrotting, Inc's Series A financing of $1.5 million. More >
Eleventh Hour Adds Social Discovery Offering for Law Firm Clients
Social media growth makes discovery of sites like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn a must in many cases More >
Interview with John Patzakis, Founder and CEO of X1 Discovery
X1 Discovery is pioneering the new fields of forensics and eDiscovery of social media and cloud-based data. More >
X1 Discovery Teams with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to Provide eDiscovery and Search in the IaaS Cloud
X1 Rapid Discovery is First eDiscovery Platform Accepted into AWS Solution Provider Program More >
LA Demo Day Crowd: The Good Times Are Back
Bill Gross spoke about his experience at Idealab, the early days of such businesses as CarsDirect.com, and gave advice to the crowd on finding the right partners, testing startup ideas, hiring, and more. More >
ConsultED Announces X1 Discovery Authorized Agent Status
Adding to their Strategic Technology Alliances as Authorized Agent of X1 Discovery, ConsultED continues its "Best-In-Technology-Solutions" (BITS) commitment towards "next generation eDiscovery." More >
Bill Gross: The Best Advice I Ever Received
Bill Gross shares wisdom in five salient pieces of advice for startup entrepreneurs and some interesting stories around each. More >
'Round the house robot roundup: the latest mopping ‘bots
For those who hate household chores, robots come to the rescue. More >
The Intersection of Information and Energy Technologies
Why Bill Gross thinks computational power will solve the world's energy problems in this century. More >
Barely 3 Months Post-Launch, Loyalty App Punchcard Is Live In 15M Locations, Nears Profitability
Like a digital version of paper punchcards which reward repeat customers for their business. More >
Some Thoughts on Branding Startups and Communities
Both Sides of the Table - Entrepreneur turned VC, Mark Suster More >
eDiscovery Coming To The Cloud
X1 Discovery has now launched X1 Rapid Discovery product for discovery of data stored in Cloud sources. More >
Get A Robot To Clean Up The House For You
The next generation of robotic floor care unit has arrived: the Mint Automatic Floor Cleaner. More >
X1 Discovery Announces Cloud-Deployable Capabilities for X1 Rapid Discovery Version 4, eDiscovery & Search in the Cloud or Anywhere in the Enterprise
Video: Tech Startup Expert on Instagram Deal
Harry Lin of Idealab More >
X1's Rapid Discovery Reaches the Cloud
X1 Discovery has a new version of its Rapid Discovery early case assessment software, which is now meant for use in cloud environments. More >
Evolution Robotics CEO On Selling Robots And Cleaning Floors
An interview with Paolo Pirjanian, CEO of Evolution Robotics and Alex Knapp of Forbes More >
TRIPup Hong Kong was Lit up!
The first TRIPup Hong Kong was held on March 28 at The Den on Wyndham Street right above Hong Kong’s famous Lan Kwai Fong entertainment district. More >
Punchcard | Rewarding Loyal and Providing Incentives
Punchcard, a great new startup company that’s supported by prominent incubator (also based out of Pasadena), Idealab. More >
Punchcard Introduces “Punchcard for Business” Giving Local Merchants Actionable Insights into Customer Purchase Behavior
Punchcard for Business Allows Merchants to Provide Customers with Personalized Offers and Rewards More >
Punchcard Launches Business Analytics Product
A smarter mirror for cheaper solar power
Using digital technologies, startup Thermata looks to slash the cost of concentrating solar power plants which is needed to stave off the onslaught from cheaper solar photovoltaic panels. More >
Buttoned Up: 10 easy spring-cleaning shortcuts
Mint Cleaner will help with spring cleaning More >
50 up-and-coming social media companies
UberMedia's Chime.in is part of the 50 up and coming social media companies More >
5 Ways to Connect with Locals While Traveling
Triptrotting helps you travel. More >
Hot news in cleantech
Ski lift power storage; 3D PV; and wind blimps More >
The Story of Energy Cache, A Drop-dead Simple Energy Idea
How the technology works, how the company came into being, where it's headed and how Bill Gates and Bill Gross became involved. More >
Interview with Aigerim Duiseneyeva and Shana Zheng, TripTrotting
Los Angeles startup is looking to help connect travelers with local guides and hosts. More >
REVEALED: The 10 Most Popular Brands On Twitter
UberSocial is on the list More >
Timesaver apps ranked by Mobilewalla
Timesaver apps for Android - UberSocial for Twitter More >
The startup behind Bill Gates' 'ski lift for energy storage'
Bill Gates discusses his involvement with an energy storage company described as basically "gravel on ski lifts" More >
So you think you have what it takes to start a business
Why I decided to join Triptrotting; Hint it has a lot to do with a hustler and a shark More >
Do venture capitalists invest in people or ideas?
Tweeting Jurors Causing Judicial Headaches
X1 Social Discovery monitors jurors for misconduct. More >
Finding a College Compromise
Harry Lin of IdeaLab on innovations offered to budding entrepreneurs. More >
Treat yourself: 10 gadgets that make spring cleaning suck less
Perfect Market’s Tim Ruder to Speak at SXSW 2012
UberMedia’s Chime.in Interest Network Passes 200	millionth Chime Served
Chime.in adds major new features in response to customer demand More >
Interview with Andy Steuer, Punchcard
Idealab's newest company called Punchcard More >
4 social networking sites for the traveling yogi
Traveling yoga enthusiasts are always looking for unique ways to meet like-minded individuals, Triptrotting is one of the 4 social travel sites. More >
Punchcard launches mobile app that rewards cash back to consumers
Debuting in Southern California, Punchcard gives iPhone and Android users access to rewards for more than 147,000 local businesses. More >
The Next Governance Frontier: Social Media
X1 Discovery is one of the companies that helps with eDiscovery. More >
Download Your Facebook Info for eDiscovery or Curiosity
Punchcard Rewards Consumers with Cash Back From More Than 147,000 Southern California Locations with a Mobile Loyalty Program
New service gives consumers in Southern California a simple way to get rewards at their favorite merchants, retailers and restaurants More >
Punchcard Raises $1M
Punchcard is the newly launched startup developing mobile, loyalty programs for retailers. More >
Duron Energy plans expansion in India
Duron Energy is looking to raise up to $10 million (about Rs 50 crore) venture capital to fund its expansion in India. More >
CPV Startup Energy Innovations Seeking Strategic Acquirer
A pioneering CPV startup looks for alternatives. More >
Perfect Market Names Valerie Williamson Vice President of Strategic Accounts
Valerie Williamson will lead business development and work with strategic partners to introduce Perfect Market's technology across their organizations. More >
Win a Mint Automatic Floor Cleaner.
Woman's World is giving away a Mint. More >
100 Top Tech Twitter Accounts of 2012 (Categorized)
Mingly Launches Mingly Web and MyPeople
Manage Your TwitFaceMailBookLink More >
X1 Social Discovery Collects Data in Social Networks
The launch of its flagship product, X1 Social Discovery bring a new light to eDiscovery. More >
Vendor Musings From LegalTech New York
Highlights from LegalTech NY More >
WORLDHAUS: Idealab Invents Super-Cheap House That Could Shelter 1.5 Billion Of The World's Poor
One of the latest projects for Bill Gross and Idealab is affordable housing. More >
Spreading light
Duron Energy is just one in a list of the companies making clean energy products. More >
Mint Plus Automatic Floor Cleaner Sweepstakes
Ad biz gets in game
Consumer behavior a focus at CES More >
Mingly: Cut social networking noise, get important conversations in your inbox
Mingly is an online service through which you can better connect with people you meet in real life. More >
AdStars Appointed As UberSocial Advertising Partner in Indonesia
UberMedia has an exclusive in-country advertising partner with AdStars for Twitter app UberSocial. More >
International News Site Globalpost Implements Perfect Market Professional
GlobalPost sees an overall 11% lift in page views and a 5% click thru rate on 'Recommended Articles' since launch More >
UberSocial for BlackBerry Updated to 1.304
UberMedia has pushed out a new update. More >
Intel Capital looking for product company opportunities in India
Duron Energy is one of Intel's investments in India. More >
Senexx, GoPollGo, Engag,io, Zingaya
Sprouter’s hot startups for the week of January 13th. More >
Motives for investing: Profit or altruism?
Allen Morgan speaks to the BBC. More >
See X1 Social Discovery in Action!
The Edge Room More >
Review: Mint Plus floor-cleaning robot
The newest offering from Evolution Robotics, the Mint Plus, More >
Top10′s Nifty Spotify App Drives 100,000 Song Recommendations In Three Weeks
Top10 is a UK-based startup that does what its name implies. More >
NAWBOLA Hosts 26th Annual Leadership and Legacy Awards Luncheon and Morning Interactive Educational Conference
Seven Top Achievers to be Honored Friday, March 23, 2012 at JW Marriott Los Angeles at LA LIVE! More >
UberSocial v1.3 and the Sherlock Holmes 2 Theme by UberMedia
UberSocial has some unique features, including themes and the latest one is Sherlock Holmes 2. More >
It's a Bonus Day of Giveaways!
Mint Cleaner- Ellen's Bonus Day! More >
Harry Lin on Constant Change in the Media Business
Most people are watching on television but not everybody. More >
Mint Cleaner, A Review
The Mint Cleaner is designed exclusively for hard surface floors. More >
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