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Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Lindzon Backs Estate Assist
One of Southern California's most active angel investors, Howard Lindzon, said Wednesday that he is backing Estate Assist, which offers up an online storage service for important documents like wills,
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FreedomPop Launches Branded Devices
Los Angeles-based free mobile broadband and Internet phone service FreedomPop said Wednesday that it has launched its own line of branded products, including an Android "phablet" and an Android phone. (More info...)
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JibJab Takes On Instant Messages
Los Angeles-based humorous, electronic greeting card provider JibJab is looking to gain a footprint in the instant messaging and texting market, with a new product it is calling JibJab Messages. (More info...)
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Advanstar Acquired For $972M By UBM
Santa Monica-based Advanstar Communications, a trade show and conference operator serving the fashion, licensing, life sciences, and power sports industries, has been acquired by UBM plc, in a deal wo
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CoreLogic Sells Two Business Units
Irvine-based residential property information provider CoreLogic said Tuesday that it has sold two of its business units to Mortgage Contracting Services, LLC. (More info...)
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Component Search Targets Electronic, Mechanical Part Searches
Los Angeles-based Component Search International, a new startup focused on the design engineering market, said today that it has launched its services, billing itself a "Google for Components". (More info...)
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Aerie Pharmaceuticals Completes $125M Financing
Newport Beach-based pharmaceuticals developer Aerie Pharmaceuticals said late Tuesday that it has completed its $125M, convertible note financing from Deerfield Management Company. (More info...)
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Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Conversant Names New Executive
Westlake Village-based Conversant, the online advertising firm which is in the midst of being acquired by Alliance Data, said Tuesday that it has named Jim Rund as its new Chief Revenue Officer for it
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It's Official: Metacloud Now Part Of Cisco
Pasadena-based Metacloud is now officially part of Cisco, the companies said Monday, with Metacloud joining Cisco's Cloud Infrastructure and Managed Services organization. (More info...)
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AeroVironment Wins $27.2M Army Contract
Monrovia, California-based unmanned aerial vehicle maker AeroVironment reported Tuesday that it has scored a $27.2M contract award from the U.S. (More info...)
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Move Acquired By News Corp.
Move, Inc., the operator of the Realtor.com, Move.com, and other related real estate businesses, is being acquired by News Corp. (More info...)
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Vonjour: Turning Your Phone Into A Customer Support Center

For many employers, all those employee smartphones are a huge IT headache. (More info...)

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Newport Corporation Completes V-Gen Acquisition
Irvine-based Newport Corporation said it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Israeli laser manufacturer V-Gen Ltd.. Financial terms of the buy have not been announced. (More info...)
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Emulex Names VP
Costa Mesa-based storage networking technology developer Emulex said yeserday that it has named Ali Hedayati as its new Senior Vice President and General Manager of Network Visibility Products (NVP). (More info...)
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Avanir Pharmaceuticals Raises $230M In Public Offering
Aliso Viejo-based Avanir Pharmaceuticals has raised another $230M, via the public markets, the company said Monday. (More info...)
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Rubicon Project Ties With Marketing Agency DigitasLBi
Los Angeles-based online advertising technology developer Rubicon Project and global marketing agency DigitasLBi said Monday that DigitasLBi is tapping Rubicon's technology for a premium programmatic
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Monday, September 29, 2014
Squawkin Raises $2.5M For Social Communications App
Pasadena-based Squawkin, a developer of mobile apps which let users communicate using voice, photos, and text, said Monday that it has raised $2.5M in a funding round, and also has launched its apps. (More info...)
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Hulu Gets All Of South Park
Los Angeles-based streaming television site Hulu has inked a deal to stream every episode of South Park, the site said over the weekend, According to Hulu, all seventeen seasons of South Park--over 2
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Dollar Shave Club Gets $50M More
Los Angeles-based Dollar Shave Club, the subscription e-commerce startup led by Michael Dubin, has raised $50M in a Series C funding round, the company disclosed this morning. (More info...)
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Ambit Biosciences Acquired By Daiichi Sankyo For $410M
San Diego-based biotech Ambit Biosciences is being acquired by Japanese biotech developer Daiichi Sankyo COmpany, Ltd., in a deal worth approximately $410M the two said this morning. (More info...)
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Aggregage Wins 3D Printing Group
Los Angeles-based Aggregage, which develops aggregation and curation software to help B2B publishers curate and develop their own publications, said today that it has launched a new site for the 3D Pr
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Allergan: Valeant Offer Grossly Inadequate
Irvine-based Allergan issued a statement this morning calling the latest offer from Valeant as "grossly inadequate", saying the offer still "substantially undervalues" the company. (More info...)
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UCSD Plans Battery Energy Storage System
The University of California, San Diego is planning to install a big, battery-based energy storage system on campus, to capture wind and solar power to use on the campus, the school said this morning. (More info...)
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Gumgum Rolls Programmatic Ad Platform For Images
Los Angeles-based Gumgum, the online advertising technology developer led by Ophir Tanz, recently rolled out a new, programmatic ad platform for its in-image advertising. (More info...)
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HireRight Aims At Health Care Organizations
Irvine-based HireRight, the provider of background checks and drug and health screening services, has rolled out a new service specifically aimed at health care organizations. (More info...)
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