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Friday, August 26, 2016
SpaceX Dragon Splashes Down In Pacific After Successful ISS Mission
NASA said Friday morning that SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft has successfully splashed down at 8:47 a.m. (More info...)
posted on Friday, August 26, 2016(Full story)


Interview with Lior Elazary, Invia Robotics
As e-commerce continues to grow, one part of that business, one area continues to be a very difficult area to scale efficiently--the labor intensive, back end warehouse, shipping, and fulfillment oper
posted on Friday, August 26, 2016(Full story)


Esri Powers NOAA Water Forecasting Map
Redlands-based mapping technology provider Esri has rolled out a new map of the national water forecast from the NOAA, letting users see real time streamflow data for the continental United States. (More info...)
posted on Friday, August 26, 2016(Full story)


24Hr HomeCare Teams With Uber For Rides For Aging Adults
Laguna Beach-based in-home care provider 24Hr HomeCare said Thursday that it has partnered with Uber, to offer up transportation for aging adults. (More info...)
posted on Friday, August 26, 2016(Full story)


Nimbus Data Trumpets Patent
Aliso Viejo-based Nimbus Data, a developer of flash-based storage products for the cloud infrastructure market, said it has received a "new" patent for its deduplication technology. (More info...)
posted on Friday, August 26, 2016(Full story)



Thursday, August 25, 2016
Amazon.com Challenges SoCal's Automotive Sites With Amazon Vehicles
E-commerce giant Amazon has made a move into the automotive research area this morning, challenging such local automotive information providers like Santa Monica-based Edmunds. (More info...)
posted on Thursday, August 25, 2016(Full story)


Report: Apple Working On Snapchat Clone
A report, published Thursday by Bloomberg, says that Apple is working on a clone of the software from Venice, California-based Snapchat--in a bid to make a renewed push into the social networking area
posted on Thursday, August 25, 2016(Full story)


Curology Finds $15M For Prescription Skincare Via Subscription
San Diego-based Curology, a startup which provides prescription, skincare medications to treat acne and aging, has raised $15M in a Series B funding round. (More info...)
posted on Thursday, August 25, 2016(Full story)


Incipio Dumped At Altar By Skullcandy
Irvine-based electronics accessories maker Incipio has been dumped at the altar by Skullcandy, as the companies were about to finalize their acquisition deal, first announced back in June. (More info...)
posted on Thursday, August 25, 2016(Full story)


Viking Therapeutics Raises $12.5M In PIPE
San Diego-based biopharmaceutiacls developer Viking Therapeutics says it has raised $12.5M in a common stock purchase agreement, from Aspire Capital Fund. (More info...)
posted on Thursday, August 25, 2016(Full story)


Twistory Entertainment Being Sold In Asset Sale
Santa Monica-based Twistory Entertainment Studios, which had been a mobile game development and graphic novel design company, is being sold in an asset sale, according to auction company CMA Auctions. (More info...)
posted on Thursday, August 25, 2016(Full story)


Qualcomm To Power Sustainability Efforts At Petco Park
San Diego-based Qualcomm is powering a new sustainability management effort at San Diego's Petco Park, the company said yesterday. (More info...)
posted on Thursday, August 25, 2016(Full story)



Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Accruent Founder Friedman Steps Away From CEO Role, Shifts To Chairman
Real estate management software developer Accruent, which was founded 20 years ago in Los Angeles by Mark Friedman, said today a that Friedman--its CEO for nearly 20 years--is shifting to become Chair
posted on Wednesday, August 24, 2016(Full story)


SpaceX Leasing New Space To Refurbish Rockets
Hawthorne-based SpaceX is gearing up to refurbish its growing collection of rocket boosters, and plans to lease a building in Port Canaveral, Florida, for those efforts, according to a report. (More info...)
posted on Wednesday, August 24, 2016(Full story)


Interlink Electronics Names New CFO
Westlake Village-based Interlink Electronics said on Wednesday that it has named a new CFO, appointing David S. Burnett to the position. (More info...)
posted on Wednesday, August 24, 2016(Full story)


Digital Domain In VR Production Deal With World Surf League
Los Angeles-based studio Digital Domain says it is teaming up with the World Surf League (WSL), to bring immersive, 360 degree, virtual reality content to consumers, the company announced Wednesday mo
posted on Wednesday, August 24, 2016(Full story)


REC Solar Taps Energy Industry Vet As CEO
San Luis Obispo-based REC Solar, the commercial solar and energy developer, said it has named Matt Walz as its CEO. Walz is a prior executive at Duke Energy, where he was for 12 years. (More info...)
posted on Wednesday, August 24, 2016(Full story)


Disney Movies Anywhere Links With Verizon Fios
Burbank-based Walt Disney Studios says it has linked its Disney Movies Anywhere service with Fios by Verizon, allowing Fios users to purchase and access Disney, Pixar, Marvel and Star Wars movies via
posted on Wednesday, August 24, 2016(Full story)


Armorway Becomes Avata Intelligence
Los Angeles-based artificial intelligence software developer Armorway says it has renamed itself Avata Intelligence, in a move to broaden its market beyond the physical security domain. (More info...)
posted on Wednesday, August 24, 2016(Full story)


Media.net Acquired For $900M
Media.net, an ad-tech company which has offices in Los Angeles, said over the weekend that it has been acquired for $900M by a Chinese consortium led by Starbuster TMT Investments and Beijing Miteno C
posted on Wednesday, August 24, 2016(Full story)



Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Trade Desk Files For IPO
Ventura-based Trade Desk has filed for an IPO, saying that it is looking to raised up to $86.25M on an IPO on the NASDAQ Global Market. The company says it has filed to trade as TTD. (More info...)
posted on Tuesday, August 23, 2016(Full story)


Veritone Finds $50M For AI Software
Newport Beach-based Veritone, which is developing artificial intelligence software used for sentiment analysis for media firms, political campaigns, corporations, and the government, said it has close
posted on Tuesday, August 23, 2016(Full story)


Skybell Wins Smart Doorbell Deal With Reliant Energy
Irvine-based electronics developer Skybell, which develops a Wi-Fi connected, smart doorbell, has scored a big win with Reliant Energy, a provider of energy and home security services in Texas. (More info...)
posted on Tuesday, August 23, 2016(Full story)


Singlera Genomics Raises $20M
La Jolla-based Singlera Genomics, a developer of non-invasive genetic testing technology, has raised $20M in a Series A funding, according to the company. (More info...)
posted on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 (More)(Full story)


RealtyMogul Names Two Executives
Los Angeles-based online real estate investing marketplace RealtyMogul. (More info...)
posted on Tuesday, August 23, 2016(Full story)



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