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Monday, July 28, 2014
Hulu In Deal With 'Manhattan'
Los Angeles-based Hulu said Monday that it has signed a deal for subscription, video-on-demand rights to the new television show "Manhattan." Financial details of the deal were not disclosed. (More info...)
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Eventure Interactive Finds $4.1 Million
Costa Mesa-based Eventure Interactive, a developer of social, photo sharing applications, said last week that it has raised $4.1M in funding from Kodiak Capital Group as well as angels. (More info...)
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European Commission Gives Nod To Beats Deal
The European Commission said today that it has given approval to Apple Computer's acquisition of Santa Monica-based Beats Electronics. (More info...)
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Fonality: More Than A Business Phone System, with David Scult

In an intensely competitive area, how do you differentiate yourself and grow a company?
With around a hundred employees in Los Angeles, and $40M in revenues, Fonality (www.fonality. (More info...)

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Slacker Rolls Out Amazon Fire Phone App
San Diego-based streaming music and radio company Slacker was one of the companies rolling out a new, Amazon Fire Phone app last week, as Amazon.com launched its own smartphone on AT&T. (More info...)
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Ceres Gets Funding From Brazil
Thousand Oaks-based agricultural biotech developer Ceres said this morning that its product development programs in Brazil are now being funded in part by that country. (More info...)
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Newport Corporation Buys V-Gen Ltd.
Irvine-basd Newport Corporation, which develops optical components, lasers, photonics, and other equipment, said last week that it has acquired Israeli laser company V-Gen Ltd.. (More info...)
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MRV Expands Board
Chatsworth-based optical network hardware maker MRV Communicaitons has expanded its board of directors, saying this morning that it has added Jeannie H. Diefenderfer to its board of directors. (More info...)
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Broadcom Gets Design Win In India
Irvine-based Broadcom reports this morning that it has signed up a set top box manufacturer in India. (More info...)
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Friday, July 25, 2014
Demand Media: Rightside Group Spinoff Expected August 1st
Santa Monica-based Demand Media said late Thursday that it expects the separation of its domain name services business, Rightside Group, on August 1st. (More info...)
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Brain Corporation Taps Qualcomm Exec For Board
San Diego-based Brain Corporation, a company which is developing an operating system for robots, said this week that it has added former Qualcomm President and Vice Chairman Steve Altman to its board-
posted on Friday, July 25, 2014(Full story)


Factual Rolls Out Trusted Data Contributor Program
Los Angeles-based data startup Factual, which owns a giant "database in the sky" of things like geolocation data and retail business location information, has launched a new program to allow "trusted
posted on Friday, July 25, 2014(Full story)


eHarmony: Subscriber Numbers Hit Record
Santa Moica-based matchmaking site eHarmony said today that it has hit a record breaking number of subscribers, thanks to the return of founder Dr. Neil Clark Warren two years ago. (More info...)
posted on Friday, July 25, 2014(Full story)


TigerText Lands Community Health System Operator
Santa Monica-based TigerText, the developer of secure, real-time messaging apps and software aimed at the healthcare and enterprise markets, reported a win with a community health system which operate
posted on Friday, July 25, 2014(Full story)



Thursday, July 24, 2014
Pixels.com Launches New iPad App
Los Angeles-based Pixels. (More info...)
posted on Thursday, July 24, 2014(Full story)


Fullscreen In Talks To Sell Itself To Otter Media, Says Report
Los Angeles-based multichannel content network Fullscreen is in the midst of selling itself to Otter Media, the joint venture between AT&T and The Chernin Group, according to reports. (More info...)
posted on Thursday, July 24, 2014(Full story)


Pipeliner CRM's Nikolaus Kimla On Moving to LA, Sales Entrepreneurship

Southern California has a growing number of companies in the customer relationship management area, including a fairly new company in the area, Pipeliner CRM (www.pipelinersales.com). (More info...)

posted on Thursday, July 24, 2014(Full story)


Simulations Plus Acquires Cognigen
Lancaster-based Simulations Plus, which develops simulation and modeling software for the pharmaceuticals industry, said late Wednesday night that it has acquired Cognigen Corporation, a provider of c
posted on Thursday, July 24, 2014(Full story)


Qualcomm Launches $150M Venture Fund In China
San Diego-based Qualcomm said late Wednesday that it has launched a new, $150M strategic venture fund in China, which will invest in Chinese companies working on mobile technology. (More info...)
posted on Thursday, July 24, 2014(Full story)


Underground Solutions Raises $45M, Acquires Company
Poway-based Underground Solutions, Inc. (More info...)
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DTS Wins Trio Of Brands For Play-Fi
Calabasas-based audio enhancement technology developer DTS said this morning that a trio of audio brands--McIntosh, Sonus Faber, and Wadia--have begun to use the company's Play-Fi wireless, whole home
posted on Thursday, July 24, 2014(Full story)


RealD Names General Counsel
Los Angeles-based 3D technology developer RealD said Wednesday afternoon that it has named Vivian Yang as Executive Vice President and General Counsel. (More info...)
posted on Thursday, July 24, 2014(Full story)



Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Invested.in Launches New Site For Alternative Investment
Los Angeles-based crowdfunding technology developer Invested.in said Wednesday that it has launched a new site, INVST, a new network for institutional-quality alternative investment funds. Invested. (More info...)
posted on Wednesday, July 23, 2014(Full story)


Qualcomm Backs Korean Delivery Service Naldo
San Diego-based Qualcomm, via its venture capital arm, Qualcomm Ventures, has invested in a Korean "instant delivery" startup Naldo, in a Series A funding. (More info...)
posted on Wednesday, July 23, 2014(Full story)


Edgewave Raises $6M For Cybersecurity Efforts
San Diego-based Edgewave, a developer of cloud-based, cybersecurity tools, has raised $6M in a Series A funding, according to the company. (More info...)
posted on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 (More)(Full story)



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