Monday May 13
Hack4LA Looks To Help Local Communities, Government
Can your software skills help make your local community a better place? Could doing some coding over a weekend help improve your local government? A local group, Hack4LA , thinks so, and has launched a "civic hackathon" where over $10,000 in prizes will be awarded to help use open data to address local or national challenges, aimed at helping out ... (more)
Full documentation is available on the Factual website: * [Read] : Search the data * [Schema] : Get table metadata * [Crosswalk] : Get third-party IDs * [Resolve] : Enrich your data with Factual places * [Match] : Map your data to Factual places * [Facets] : Get counts of data by facet * [Monetize] : Access third-party offers * [Geopulse] : ... (more)
How TenOneTen Ventures Is Investing In LA's Technology Future
Despite a growing technology industry here in Southern California, local investors and entrepreneurs tell us there's still a shortage of local, venture capital.
Factual Teams With Qualcomm Labs
Los Angeles-based data startup Factual has a big new partner in its corner this morning, Qualcomm , via Qualcomm Labs.
Indie TV Giant Argonon Acquires U.K. Factual Banner Transparent Television
Argonon, the independent global production company with outposts in London, New York, Vancouver and Los Angeles, has acquired Transparent Television, the U.K. indie factual TV production banner.