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SVNewTech – Tue Feb 2 – Where’s the real-time web taking us?

Posted: February 2nd, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: svnewtech | No Comments »

We have a great lineup of companies leveraging the power of real-time information and updates to power a new set of services.
Also, at the end I’ll be recapping some info of how we passed the 4 year mark and now our group is about to hit 5,000 members!  The NYT has also provided us with some iphone schwag, enough for all.
If you can’t make tonight, 7pm Live Stream:
When: Tuesday, Feb 2, 2009 7:00 PM
Where: DLA Piper, 2000 University Ave, Palo Alto
* Red Cross Wearale Technology Contest – Help the Red Cross bring awareness to the importance of disaster preparedness through wearable technology.  Free to enter!
* Aftershock is looking for a superstar rails/java devs who wants to work in the exploding iphone games market – and for a company leading the Top 10 games on itunes.  Lots of perks, like free lunches, full healthcare, etc.
* Want to demo your service at a future meetup?
———————— – Add a whole new UI to the social web.  Pile on features to twitter, facebook, foursquare and a number of other social services. [Jason Wiener]
. – Get real-time on real-time news.  Described as a sushi conveyor belt for your interest, let’s see how fast you can fill up. [Ethan Gahng]
. – Filter out the most relevant real-time content coming at you from your social stream. [Barak Hachamov]
. – The web has evolved quite a bit in the last decade but has your search engine?  Leapfish brings real-time and community to your search experience. [Lena Shaw]
* Watch January’s Expert Series Talk, Putting a Term Sheet together by Brad Rock, Partner DLA:
* Can your technology solve the issues surrounding the Cloud?  Win $10,000 and mentorship in the Cloud Security Challenge 2010. Entry is free.
* Tech & personal experience talks to take the Automattic stage for @IgniteBayArea’s celebration of Global Ignite Week on SF on March 2.
A special thank you to:
* The New York Times –
* who is looking for rails/java engineers.
* who is looking to hire superstar engineers wanting to move to NYC
* DLA Piper for hosting us each and every month –
* for providing wine & beer at tonight’s event

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