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Friday, December 2, 2016
Fandango Gobbles Up Cinepapaya
Los Angeles-based online ticketing and movie service Fandango continues to be in an acquisitive move, and has acquired Latin American online movie ticketer Cinepapaya. (More info...)
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Joymode Set To Show Off Experiences At Pop Up Shop
Los Angeles-based Joymode, the new startup led by Joe Fernandez which is hoping to people to invest in experiences, not stuff, is hoping to show off its new service with a pop-up shop in Sunset Juncti
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Olloclip To Open Pop-Up Shop, Gallery In LA Next Week
Huntington Beach-based Olloclip, which makes add-on lenses for the iPhone, is launching its own pop-up store and image gallery this holiday season, with a store in LA's Fairfax district. (More info...)
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ClipCast Launches Multi View, Real Time Video Capture App
A new, San Diego startup, ClipCast, has launched a new mobile app which lets users capture multiple video views from different smartphones, from different angles. (More info...)
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DTS Now Part Of Tessera
Calabasas-based surround sound and audio technology developer DTS is now officially part of Tessera, after Tessera completed its acquisition of DTS on Thursday, the companies said on Thursday afternoo
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Thursday, December 1, 2016
SpaceX Targets Next Mission December 16th From Vandenberg
Hawthorne, California-based SpaceX, the rocket company led by Elon Musk, is hoping to launch on its next mission on December 16th, launching from Vandenberg Air Force Base, just North of Santa Barbara
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Somabar Snags $1.5M For Robotic Bartender
Los Angeles-based Somabar, which is developing a robotic bartender which automatically mixes cocktails for you, has raised $1. (More info...)
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SendGrid Finds $33M In Series D
SendGrid, which provides email delivery services and software for sending transactional emails, has raised $33M in a Series D funding, the company said on Wednesday. (More info...)
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21st Century Fox Backs Augmented Reality Glasses Maker
21st Century Fox is the lead investor in a $58M, Series A funding for San Francisco-based Osterhaut Design Group (ODG), a developer of augmented reality sunglasses. (More info...)
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TurboTax Opens Up For Tax Filing Season
Is it tax time already? San Diego-based TurboTax, the software division of Intuit which makes the popular tax filing software, says on Wednesday that it has opened up for the season, and has begun all
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CrowdStrike Names New Sales, Operations Executive
Irvine-based endpoint protection software developer CrowdStrike said today that it has appointed Michael Carpenter as President of Global Sales and Field Operations. (More info...)
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Xencor Launches $110M Public Offering
Monrovia-based biotechnology developer Xencor has launched a public offering of its common stock, with the aim of raising approximately $110M in funding, the company said on Wednesday. (More info...)
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Wednesday, November 30, 2016
AttackIQ Lands $8.8M For Security Validation Tools
San Diego-based AttackIQ, a developer of continuous security validation tools for the cybersecurity market, has raised $8.8M in a Series A funding round. (More info...)
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SpaceX May Deliver Audi Lunar Rover To The Moon
PT Scientists, a German team which is competing as part of the Google Lunar X Prize--one of the competitions run by the Los Angeles-based XPrize Foundation--says that it is likely that SpaceX will del
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Solarflare Raises $22.2M More
Irvine-based Gigabit Ethernet semiconductor developer Solarflare Communications has raised $22.2M more in a funding round, according to a regulatory filing by the firm on Tuesday. (More info...)
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Interview with Gladys Kong, UberMedia

It's the age of smartphones and mobile data, where there are now apps gathering an immense amount of information about where we are, what stores we visit, and what we are doing. (More info...)

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Cireson Acquires Skylon Software
San Diego-based software developer Cireson, a developer of software for the Microsoft Cloud and System Center, said today that it has acquired Skylon Software, a Danish company developing software for
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Snapchat Rolling Out New Augmented Reality Lens For Underworld: Blood Wars
Venice-based Snapchat will be rolling out a new, 3D interactive lens for the service, as part of a tie in to the upcoming film Underworld: Blood Wars. (More info...)
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Cubic Buys Vocality International
San Diego-based Cubic said this morning that it has completed its acquisition of Vocality International, a provider of embedded technology used in the Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Inte
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DTS Rolls Out DTS:X Audio On Jason Bourne Films
Calabasas-based audio technology developer DTS announced this morning that it is expanding the number of titles that include its DTS:X and DTS Headphone:X technology, with a deal to use the encoding f
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Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Former Maker Studios CEO Kreiz Bids $2 Billion For Time Inc.
Ynon Kreiz, the former CEO of Maker Studios, has made a bid for publisher Time Inc., in conjunction with Access industries and Edgar Bronfman Jr., according to Bloomberg. (More info...)
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Zillow Pays $6M To Settle Overtime Lawsuit Stemming From Irvine Office
Online real estate site Zillow said it has paid $6M, to settle a suit over claims that the company did not follow wage and hour laws with the inside sales consultants it employed in Irvine and elsewhe
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TicketSauce Takes $2.5M For Live Event Management Software
San Diego-based TicketSauce, a developer of private label event management software, has raised $2.5M in a Series A funding, the company announced this morning. (More info...)
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Email Copilot Acquired By Return Path
San Diego-based Email Copilot, which develops visualization, monitoring, reporting, and analysis of email deliverability data, has been acquired by Return Path, a New York-based developer of email dat
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Younity Launches New Home Media Server Software
San Diego-based Younity, the developer of file sharing software led by Erik Caso, said today that it has launched a new, desktop-to-desktop home media server product. (More info...)
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