Archive for June, 2006

LA Film Fest: Documentary – East of Havana

LA Film Fest: Documentary – East of Havana

The 2006 LA Film Festival, featured the documentary “East of Havana”. In this podcast, PodTech’s Michael Johnson speaks with the films directors Juaretsi Saizarbitoria and Emilia Menocal, as well as the producers, Juan Carlos Saizarbitoria and actress Charlize Theron.

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LA Film Fest: All Hail the Drama of Darkon, The Movie.

LA Film Fest: All Hail the Drama of Darkon, The Movie.

Film Independent, the Los Angeles Film Festival organizer, threw a “Porch Party” at the Armand Hammer Museum in Westwood, Los Angeles. PodTech’s Michael Johnson spoke with some of the revelers as well as Film Independent’s Educational Director Maria Bozzi, and ...
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LA Film Fest: “Porch Party” Core Sounds

LA Film Fest: “Porch Party” Core Sounds

Film Independent, the Los Angeles Film Festival organizer, threw a “Porch Party” at the Armand Hammer Museum in Westwood, Los Angeles. PodTech’s Michael Johnson spoke with some of the revelers as well as Film Independent’s Educational Director Maria Bozzi, and ...
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Monetize Broadband Buildout By Letting Internet Bloom, Public Interest Advocate Says

MENLO PARK, June 30, 2006 (PodTech News) — “We certainly want the (telecoms) to recover their investment,” said Art Brodsky, communications director of Washington D.C-based public advocacy group Public Knowledge. “The way to get the money is to let the ...
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TieCON East 2006: Best Practices for Doing Business in Emerging Markets

TieCON East 2006: Best Practices for Doing Business in Emerging Markets

This panel discussion focuses on key issues facing US companies investing in emerging companies abroad, including cultural approaches, customer preferences, marketing efforts and more. Panelists include Mintoo Bhandari, The View Group (moderator), Bob Nephew, Korn Ferry, Dr. Shan Nair, Nair ...
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“Net Neutrality” Loses Senate Committee Vote

“Net Neutrality” Loses Senate Committee Vote

MENLO PARK, June 29, 2006 (PodTech News) — A ‘net neutrality’ amendment to a Telecom bill was rejected by the U.S. Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee late Wednesday in a tie vote. Both sides of the net neutrality debate ...
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LA Film Fest: Festival Chief Shooting for Berlin, Toronto, Cannes

LA Film Fest: Festival Chief Shooting for Berlin, Toronto, Cannes

The director of the Los Angeles Film Festival, Richard Raddon, says that being overshadowed by Hollywood isn’t the challenge one might think. He says it’s a plus that Hollywood directors and actors live in the neighborhood, literally. The LA Film ...
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Juniper Networks Master of IT, David O’Berry: South Carolina Department of Probation, Parole & Pardon Services

Juniper Networks Master of IT, David O’Berry: South Carolina Department of Probation, Parole & Pardon Services

Join John Furrier in his discussion of network security with David O’Berry from the South Carolina Department of Probation, Parole & Pardon Services. After serving their time in prison, many former convicts are under the jurisdiction of the state upon ...
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PodSummit: Part 2 – Mike Boich and Bud Colligan Speak with Sunil Paul, Founder and CEO of FreeLoader and Brightmail

PodSummit: Part 2 – Mike Boich and Bud Colligan Speak with Sunil Paul, Founder and CEO of FreeLoader and Brightmail

Sunil Paul delves into his life after Brightmail and his success as an angel investor. He gives PodSummit hosts and VC investors Mike Boich and Bud Colligan his ideas on a myriad of subjects including Cleantech, India and China.

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NBC-YouTube Deal Blurs Lines Between Promotion and Content, Analyst Says

NBC-YouTube Deal Blurs Lines Between Promotion and Content, Analyst Says

MENLO PARK, June 28, 2006 (PodTech News) — Convergence of online video-sharing sites and traditional network TV is here. Online video site YouTube and NBC Universal announced a promotional partnership Tuesday, the day after Time Warner Inc.’s Warner Bros. announced ...
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Intel News Roundup: New Server Chip Ships, and Handheld Division is Sold to Marvell

Intel News Roundup: New Server Chip Ships, and Handheld Division is Sold to Marvell

MENLO PARK, June 27, 2006 (PodTech News) — In a San Francisco news conference Monday, Intel announced it’s shipping a new chip, the Xeon processor 5100 “Woodcrest”, to power network servers. PodTech News talked with Boyd Davis, Intel’s General Manager ...
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Intel Sponsored: LA Film Festival – Technology’s Starring Role

Intel Sponsored: LA Film Festival – Technology’s Starring Role

Intel helped bring together movie and technology experts to show and tell how the Internet is changing the entertainment industry. Plus, festival goers saw the future of home entertainment and got to test drive the latest home entertainment systems powered ...
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Summer Movie Roundup

Summer Movie Roundup

Jim Steyer, Founder/CEO of Common Sense Media, reviews this summer’s blockbusters from a family-friendly perspective.

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Core Microarchitecture in Servers: Intel’s Kirk Skaugen

Kirk Skaugen is vice president of the Digital Enterprise Group and co-general manager of the Intel Server Platforms Group . In this podcast Skaugen talks about practical applications for Intel’s server and workstation platforms working with Intel’s Core Microarchitecture such ...
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Core Microarchitecture in Servers: Intel’s Thomas Kilroy

Tom Kilroy is vice president and general manager of Intel Corporation’s Digital Enterprise Group. He covers computing and communications infrastructure platforms for business. In this podcast he introduces Intel’s new microprocessor for server computers, the first chips built with Intel’s ...
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Microsoft Offers “Unified Communications” Solution for Message-Weary Workers

MENLO PARK, June 26, 2006 (PodTech News) — Microsoft unveiled what it calls a “unified communications product road map and partner ecosystem” at a press event in San Francisco today. “The announcement indicates Microsoft’s significant effort to move into a ...
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LA Film Fest: Tech Entrepreneur Putting HD Into Small Budget Hands

Analysts predict mass adoption of digital IP-based media only when consumers able to easily download and watch movies. The technology is here but the will apparently isn’t. But the makers of films aren’t letting that stop them from using the ...
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LA Film Fest: Skywalker Sound Designer Says Best Tech Tools Are Transparent

LA Film Fest: Skywalker Sound Designer Says Best Tech Tools Are Transparent

Randy Thom, one of the film industry’s leading film sound designers, says he appreciates the capabilities of faster computer chips and higher performance storage in systems. But he echoes the sentiments of every I.T. manager: he doesn’t want to be ...
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LA Film Fest: Clickstar Forging Online Path to Film Distribution

LA Film Fest: Clickstar Forging Online Path to Film Distribution

It’s not a matter of if we’ll be watching movies downloaded on our home theater systems, it’s a matter of when. James Ackerman, CEO of the film producer and distributor Clickstar, points to the convergence of faster chips, media friendly ...
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Supernova 2006: Craigslist Founder Embraces Values, Eschews Heavy Marketing

Ask Craig Newmark why he hasn’t made multi-millions off of Craigslist and he’ll look at you as if it’s an odd question. Try asking him why Craigslist is such a great site to avoid being bombarded by ads. There, that’s ...
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Supernova 2006: Blogosphere and Blog Readers Not the Same

Supernova 2006: Blogosphere and Blog Readers Not the Same

Six Apart founder Mena Trott says the blogosphere is probably smaller than most people think. She defines it as the space inhabited by people who are “the pundits” trying to get a lot of readers. The blogging universe is much ...
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LA Film Fest: Web is Mandatory for Indie Film Distribution

LA Film Fest: Web is Mandatory for Indie Film Distribution

Independent media distribution over the Internet was once talked about–by independent content creators–as if it were a real option. But it was never realistic on a wide scale basis. The bandwidth, hardware and audience weren’t there. But times have changed. ...
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Social Media Distribution: How to get blogging and podcasting content to the world.

Social Media Distribution: How to get blogging and podcasting content to the world.

Feedburner CEO Dick Costello talks to Jennifer Jones about how to take the complexity out of publishing consumer generated media. They discuss what more than 200,000 Feedburner customers already know—how to best move their material to the web.

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Marc Saltzman reports from Pit Lane Park just prior to the Formula One Race in Montreal

Marc Saltzman reports from Pit Lane Park just prior to the Formula One Race in Montreal

BMW Sauber F1 Team driver Jacques Villeneuve talks about the need for balancing great driving skills with the latest technology in order to make it to the winner’s circle. Intel’s dual core computer technology processes real-time data sent by ...
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Digg This: Digg.com No Longer Just for Tech News Junkies

Digg This: Digg.com No Longer Just for Tech News Junkies

SAN FRANCISCO, June 23, 2006 (PodTech News) — Social news website Digg.com is expanding beyond the technology geek universe. The 18-month-old startup is adding four new content areas, including video, to its offerings, the company announced Thursday. Starting June 26th, ...
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