Monthly Archives: September 2010
Sep 27 2010
Bridge Bank to Participate in the Fifth Annual AlwaysOn OnHollywood Technology Conference

For Immediate Release: September 27, 2010

Bridge Bank to Participate in the Fifth Annual AlwaysOn OnHollywood Technology Conference
San Jose, CA – September 27, 2010 – Bridge Capital Holdings (NASDAQ: BBNK), whose subsidiary is Bridge Bank, National Association, a full service professional business bank headquartered in Silicon Valley, announced today its participation in the Fifth Annual AlwaysOn OnHollywood Technology Conference. This two-and-a-half-day event is being held September 27 – 29, 2010 at the Davidson Conference Center at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. The conference is co­presented by The Entertainment Technology Center (ETC) at the University.
OnHollywood is where innovative technology CEOs from the back streets of Silicon Valley meet the Hollywood digital entertainment and media elite. Five hundred technology, entertainment and media CEOs, studio heads, business development officers, advertising producers and buyers, venture capital and private-equity investors, and leading members of the press and blogging community will attend OnHollywood. Thousands more from over 100 countries will tune into the live OnHollywood webcast. Executives attend OnHollywood to identify and debate emerging trends, build high-level relationships and create new business opportunities.
“Bridge Bank continues to be a key contributor to all of our conferences, including OnHollywood,” said Tony Perkins, Founder and Editor of AlwaysOn. “We are pleased to work with the Banks’ Southern California Group and all of the Bridge Team to make this conference the best one yet.”
At OnHollywood, the editors of AlwaysOn will honor the OnHollywood Top 100 Private Digital Entertainment Companies. Additionally, up to 30 digital media CEOs will pitch their company’s market strategies to a panel of industry experts in “CEO Showcases.”
“Bridge Bank is committed to growing in Southern California and we look forward to continuing our close partnership with AlwaysOn,” said James Crumpton, Senior Vice President and Manager of Bridge Bank’s Technology Banking Group in Southern California. “We also welcome USC and ETC as valued partners in making this conference a success.”
About AlwaysOn
The AlwaysOn Network is transforming the media business by providing its readers with an open and participatory editorial environment. Borrowing from the underground blogging and social networking traditions, AO was launched in 2003 and has emerged as a leader in the “open media” revolution. The network’s content focuses on the sweet spots in the technology markets where innovation is disrupting behavior and creating new business opportunities.
About Bridge Capital Holdings
Bridge Capital Holdings is the holding company for Bridge Bank, National Association. Bridge Capital Holdings was formed on October 1, 2004 and holds a Global Select listing on The NASDAQ Stock Market under the trading symbol BBNK. For additional information, visit the Bridge Capital Holdings website at
About Bridge Bank, N.A.
Bridge Bank, N.A. is Silicon Valley’s full-service professional business bank. The Bank is dedicated to meeting the financial needs of small, middle-market, and emerging technology businesses. Bridge Bank provides its clients with a comprehensive package of business banking solutions delivered through experienced, professional bankers. Visit Bridge Bank on the web at
About Bridge Bank’s Technology Banking Division
With a growing nationwide web of offices and a correspondent banking network that stretches worldwide, we serve venture-backed and non venture–backed companies from inception to IPO. Bridge Bank’s product offering includes growth capital, equipment and working capital credit facilities and treasury management solutions, along with a full line of international products and services and financing secured by domestic, government and foreign receivables. In today’s virtual world, virtually anywhere you do business; you can count on our responsive, personalized service.
Daniel P. Myers
Executive Officer
Thomas A. Sa
Executive Vice President
Chief Administrative Officer, Chief Financial Officer

Sep 27 2010
Blackberry PlayBook Launched

Blackberry has released the Playbook, aimed at the enterprise market.

Amazon has already announced a Kindle app.

The PlayBook has a 7inch screen smaller than the iPad’s 9.7inch display.

More details and a review will follow.

Sep 27 2010
Skirball Home Sweet Home Performance
  • This morning we saw Gayle Anderson reporting live from Skirball.
  • KTLA’s Gayle Anderson reported live from the gallery this morning. Click on the link below to view the three segments that aired during the Morning Show, plus a pre-recorded piece that was broadcast at 1pm. Additional segments will be shown tonight during the 6pm and 10pm news. [When you land on the web page, you’ll see four links, each one corresponding to a segment—“You Are the Developer (7am); “How to Buy Property” (8am); “The Neighborhoods” (9am); and “The Deadline” (1pm).

Sep 27 2010
Apple iPod Nano Costs $43.73!

ISuppli Estimates New IPod Nano Bill Of Materials At $43.73.
29% of the retail costs.

Sep 27 2010
Obama Small Business Job Act

Obama Small Business Job Act.

$42 billion measure passed by Congress takes effect immediately and is designed to aid small businesses and create jobs.

A summary of the bill from the Senate said it is expected to create 500, 000 jobs, CNN reported.

Among other things it would authorize the creation of a $30 billion fund for small community banks to lend to businesses.

Sep 27 2010
Southwest Airlines Buying AirTran

Southwest Airlines Buying AirTran

Southwest Agrees to Buy AirTran for $1.4 Billion

Sep 27 2010
Segway Boss, Jimi Heselden Dies In Scooter

Sad news… Jimi Heselden, Segway Boss, Dies In Scooter Cliff Fall.

Details are coming in on the accident

The millionaire owner of the UK Segway company has died after apparently riding one of his company’s motorised scooters off cliffs and into a river.

Jimi Heselden, 62, crashed into the River Wharfe while riding the vehicle round his estate in Thorp Arch, Boston Spa, West Yorkshire, on Sunday.

Sep 27 2010
Happy 12th Birthday Google!

Today marks the 12th Birthday since the launch of Google.

Google has become the default search engine for millions of people doing millions…billions searches daily!

Where would we be without Google? Yahoo, Microsoft?

Sep 26 2010
Are you ready for earthquakes and fires?

Thinair wireless
Flashlight app
Emergency SOS
Text messages use less bandwidth than voice calls
Do you have a fire extinguisher?
Most fires break out in the kitchen

Are you ready for the aftermath of an earthquake
92% of homes have fire detectors
Kidde is donating fire detectors

More than one home fire per day where the Red Cross as to come out.
Sarah Kortez
Make sure the batteries work, replace the batteries every
Carbon Monoxide monitor will be required. By 2011 it will required.
Gus Medina
Matthew Levesque

Dry brush must be kept 100 ft from structure.

Having clean water is essential.
Make sure you have a supply of clean water.
An earthquake will happen, it is just a matter of when.
Have supplies for three days.
1 gallon per person per day
wind up radio
reflective blanket
no underestimated
Make your own, or pay $65
If you use parts of your kit,
some 5 day packs
don’t forget a kit for your pet
check list
flash light

gathering important documents

Herb Kahn
Photos of rooms
emergency contacts
put it in a fire retardent box
spare keys
store chip on fire proof box

Last thing usually to burn in a house fire is the refrigerator

Sep 26 2010
MOG – subscription service streaming millions of songs to multiple devices

MOG is a subscription service streaming millions of songs to multiple devices. For $9.99/mo., subscribers can listen to unlimited music streamed to their computers, smartphones and TVs. Listed #1 in TIME’s 50 Best Websites 2010, we provide subscribers with listening options, including on-demand playing from an expanding catalog of 9 million commercially released songs, personalized radio with no restrictions, playlist building, mobile downloads and web-mobile syncing.


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