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Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Tongal Ties With Nokia On Virtual Reality Film Project
Los Angeles-based crowdsourced content startup Tongal has linked up with Nokia, to promote the creation of a virtual reality film project through its program, the companies said today. (More info...)
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NASA Awards Wyle Laboratories With $1.44 Billion Mars Mission Contract
El Segundo-based Wyle Laboratories, a provider of biomedical, medical, and health services, has been awarded a $1. (More info...)
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mTAB Acquired By Poplar Partners
Yorba Linda-based Productive Access, Inc., the makers of the mTAB survey analysis tool, has been acquired by investment firm Poplar Capital Partners. (More info...)
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Rubicon Project Sees Healthy Growth In Q2
Los Angeles-based online advertising automation technology developer Rubicon Project reported some healthy growth in its second quarter. Rubicon said Tuesday afternoon that it had $53. (More info...)
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TeleSign Rolls Out New SDK
Los Angeles-based TeleSign, which provides two-factor phone- and mobile-based identity verification systems for many major Internet services, has rolled out a new software development kit (SDK). (More info...)
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Cytori Names VP
San Diego-based biopharmaceuticals developer Cytori Therapeutics said this morning that it has named Jeremy Hayden as the company's General Counsel and VP of Business Development. (More info...)
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Qualcomm In Patent License Deal On EV Charging
San Diego-based Qualcomm said today that it has inked a new patent license agreement with BRUSA, an automotive power electronics supplier. (More info...)
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Tuesday, July 28, 2015
HelloTech Launches Service To Wean Your Parents Off Your Tech Support
Tired of being the tech support person for your parents? Los Angeles-based HelloTech. (More info...)
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KARMAKARMA Takes On Social Rewards
Los Angeles-based KARMAKARMA, a startup which bills itself the "LinkedIn for Social Good", said today that it has launched a new platform to let users can see and track their social impact on the worl
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Media Temple Names New President
Los Angeles-based web and cloud hosting provider Media Temple has named Rod Stoddard as the company's new President, according to the company. (More info...)
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Virgin Galactic Accident Due to Premature Feathering, Says NTSB
The National Transportation Safety Board says that the fatal accident of a test flight of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo vehicle in October of 2014, was due to premature feathering of the vehicle's br
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Kareo Adds $55M In Funding
Irvine-based Kareo, the developer of cloud-based software used to manage medical practices, said this morning that it has raised $55.4M in a new funding round. (More info...)
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NantKwest Prices IPO, Starts Trading Today
Culver City-based NantKwest, the immunotherapy company which is linked to NantWorks and biotech billionaire Dr. (More info...)
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YP Rolls Out New Mobile Product For Business Owners
Los Angeles-based YP, the online business listings provider, said today that it has launched a new dashboard product specifically for business owners. (More info...)
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Newegg Wins Another Patent Suit, Launches Sale In Celebration
Los Angeles-based online retailer Newegg said this morning that it has scored another win over what it called a "patent troll"--and has launched a 24-hour flash sale on its site in celebration. (More info...)
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RFaxis Ties With Silicon Labs On Reference Designs
Irvine-based RF semiconductor developer RFaxis has rolled out a new reference design with fellow chip maker Silicon Labs, to support a new Internet-of-Things application. (More info...)
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Monday, July 27, 2015
Ouya Acquired By Razer
Los Angeles-based Android gaming console maker Ouya has been acquired by San Diego gaming accessory marker Razer, the two disclosed this morning. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. (More info...)
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Dealstruck Finds $10M More For Small Business Lending Marketplace
Carlsbad-based Dealstruck, the online small business lending site led by Ethan Senturia, said this morning that it has raised $10M more in a funding round. (More info...)
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How Addroid Is Hoping To Solve The Ad Industry's Flash Problem, with Matt Cooper
There's been a huge debate over the future of Adobe's Flash raging over the last month, as both Google and Mozilla disabled Flash due to security holes and other issues. (More info...)
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Vizio Files For IPO
Irvine-based consumer electronics giant Vizio has filed for an IPO, saying in a filing Friday that it is looking to raise up to $172.5M in a public offering. (More info...)
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Qualcomm Names New Head In India
San Diego-based Qualcomm said this morning that it has named Sunil Lalvani as its new Vice President and President of Qualcomm India, replacing Avneesh Agrawal, who is departing the company. (More info...)
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Sonos Bumps Pricing In Europe
Santa Barbara-based whole home music system developer Sonos is significantly bumping up the prices of its system in Europe, the company said over the weekend, due to big changes in the U.S. (More info...)
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Yardi Signs North Carolina Customer
Santa Barbara-based Yardi, which develops real estate investment management and property management software, reported a win in North Carolina today. (More info...)
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Friday, July 24, 2015
Midroll Media Acquired By E.W. Scripps
Los Angeles-based podcast advertising network operator Midroll Media has been acquired by E.W. Scripps Company. Financial terms of the acquisition were not announced. (More info...)
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OpposingViews.com Grows Readership As It Shifts To Viral News Content
Los Angeles-based online trending news site Opposing Views said Thursday that it is now seeing an average of more than 23 million unique visitors per month, up from around 14. (More info...)
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