Amplify lets you play synchronized songs across every phone in the room

Say you’re at a party, and someone wants to get a silent disco going. Everyone opens their phone, someone yells “play,” and hopefully everyone gets it started at the same time. Well,

As The LA Tech Scene Heats Up, Accelerator Amplify Raises $8 Million

Back in 2011, there were only a handful of startup accelerators and incubators in the burgeoning LA tech scene. Of course, as "Silicon Beach" has grown over the past few years, this has changed. <a ta

Student Tablet Hardware Melts, District Suspends $30 Million Amplify Program On Safety Concerns

A North Carolina school district has suspended the use of 15,000 tablets after reports of multiple hardware issues, including the device’s charger melting at home. Guilford County Superintendent

News Corp’s Education Tablet May Be The Bureaucratic Fit Schools Need To Adopt Tech

Public school systems are cheerfully decorated dictatorships: discipline, standards, and testing are the driving concepts of modern k-12 education. The very reason why districts purchase bundles of th

The Kive Company Raises $500K To Help Parents Save Their Kids’ Art

The Kive Company, the startup behind the mobile art app <a target="_blank" href="">ArtKive</a>, says it has raised $500,000 in seed funding. The ArtKive iPhone app allows you

StackSocial Raises Seed Funding, Launches Platform Publicly

<a target="_blank" href="">StackSocial</a>, a digital commerce startup that aims to match web publishers with readers, publicly launched its platform and announced an $800,000

What Los Angeles Accelerators Want: Startups That Make Money Right Away

When asked what is the biggest difference between Los Angeles and Silicon Valley accelerators, five from LA told me they're more focused on startups that don't take years to start monetizing. Leaders

As Social Bookmarking Reignites, Venture-Backed Clipboard Acquires Clipmarks & Amplify

<a href="">Clipboard</a>, the web clipping service <a href="">founded</

LA-Based Incubator Amplify Debuts Five New Startups

<a href="">Amplify</a>, a recently launched LA-based startup accelerator is announcing its first set of startups today. As we <a href="

LA-Based Startup Accelerator Amplify Launches $4.5M Fund With Backing From Mark Burnett, Brian Grazer, Eric Schmidt

Another startup accelerator is debuting in LA today—<a href="">Amplify</a>. With the backing of some well-known Hollywood and Silicon Valley names, the Venice Beach-based incubator