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Tinder, Other Dating Apps Vulnerable To Exploits, Say Researchers
Dating apps from Los Angeles-based Tinder--not to mention similar apps from Bumble, OK Cupid, Zoosk, WeChat, and many others--are apparently full of security holes, according to researchers. Researchers said they were able to hack into the apps for many dating sites--tracking user locations, matching to social networking profiles, Facebook account information and user IDs, and much more. According to those researchers, they were even able to determine the Facebook authentication token for Tinder (More info...)

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Sponsor Post: LA Tech Gives Back: 157 Volunteers, 32 Companies
The first, LA Tech Gives Back event was held this last week, on Thursday, October 19th, with 157 volunteers attending from 32 companies helping out Thursday at three different volunteer sites: Mark Twain Middle School in Venice, The Center at Blessed Sacrament in Hollywood, and LA Child Guidance Clinic in Downtown LA. The event--headed up by Silicon Valley Bank ( sponsor of socaltech--and was also sponsored by ZEFR, TrueX, Deep Current, The Bouqs, Hawke Media, Headspace, Mitu, Two (More info...)

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Avalon Ventures Backs Averon
La Jolla-based Avalon Ventures is the lead investor in the Series A round for Averon, a developer of mobile identity verification software this week. Averon, which is based in San Francisco, said it has raised $8.3M in a Series A funding. Averon develops a mobile identity system which uses real-time, mobile network information--including SIM cares and location--to provide secure user verification for banking and e-commerce, fraud prevention, smart vehicles and homes, blockchain and IoT devices. (More info...)

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PatientPop Links With Electronic Health Records Software From Greenway
Santa Monica-based PatientPop, the developer of healthcare scheduling and practice management software for healthcare providers, has linked up with electronic health records software developer Greenway Health. According to the two companies, they have added patient scheduling integration between Greenway Prime Suite and PatientPop's practice management software. The two said that when patient books an appointment through PatientPop, information is immediately sent to the practice's Greenway Pri (More info...)

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ViewSonic Ties With Logitech
Brea-based ViewSonic, the developer of flat panel displays and other display products, says it has linked up with Logitech, via the Logitech Collaboration Program (LCP). ViewSonic said the link will offer up a higher level of product integration with Logitech's products in the video conferencing and collaboration area.

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