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Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Invoca Trumpets Enterprise Growth
Santa Barbara-based Invoca, the developer of call tracking software for the lead generation market, said this week that it has seen what it says is record growth in enterprise customers. (More info...)
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Zirx Aims At LA's Parking Problem, After Funding From BMW
Are you one of the companies in Los Angeles that just doesn't have enough parking for your employees? One of the on-demand, parking services that serves Los Angeles---Zirx, said this morning that it i
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Hulu Launches Ad-Free Streaming Service For $11.99 A Month
Los Angeles-based streaming television service Hulu said this morning that it has launched a new, ad-free service, which will cost $4 a month more than the company's existing, premium subscription. (More info...)
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DTS Buys iBiquity Digital For $172M
Calabasas-based audio processing technology developer DTS has acquireed iBiquity Digital Corporation, in a deal worth $172M, the company said this morning. (More info...)
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Mobcrush Takes $11M For Mobile Game Streaming
Santa Monica-based live game streaming startup Mobcrush has raised $11M in a Series A round, the company said Tuesday. (More info...)
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Saucey Raises $4.5M For On-Demand Alcohol Delivery App
Los Angeles-based Saucey, a provider of an on-demand, alcohol delivery app said it has raised $4.5M in a seed funding round. (More info...)
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TeleSign Launches New Verification API Product
Los Angeles-based TeleSign, the provider of two-factor, mobile authentication services and software, said today that it has launched a new product, called TeleSign Smart Verify. (More info...)
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Yardi Buys Optimus EMR
Santa Barbara-based software developer Yardi has acquired Optimus EMR, a developer of software used for managing long term care. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. (More info...)
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Semtech, Others To Launch Internet-of-Things Network In Ventura County

Camarillo-based semiconductor devleoper Semtech, along with two partners, Mueller Systems and Senet, said Tuesday afternoon that they are launching a new wireless, low power, wide-are network in Ven

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PAR Technology Gets $5.6M Award At Mugu
Military support contract PAR Technology Corporation said this morning that it has scored a $5. (More info...)
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Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Whisper Names Sales VP
Venice, California-based anonymous messaging app developer Whisper said Tuesday that it has named Shelby Huston Haro as the company's Vice President of Sales. (More info...)
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Shift Technologies Gets $50M More
Shift Technologies, the online marketplace for used cars which has major operations in Los Angeles, has raised $50M in new funding for the startup, the company said today. (More info...)
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Dollar Shave Club: 2.2M Members, New Commercials
Santa Monica-based Dollar Shave Club, the membership-based razor delivery service led by Michael Dubin, says the firm is up to 2. (More info...)
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Super League Scores Funding To Bring Minecraft To A Theater Near You
Santa Monica-based Super League, a startup which is running Minecraft tournaments at movie theaters, said today that it has raised a Series B funding round. (More info...)
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Instamotor Launches In San Diego
Online used car buying and selling marketplace Instamotor said Monday that it has launched operations in San Diego. (More info...)
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Beats Music's Ian Rogers Heads To LVMH
Ian Rogers, the former CEO of Beats Music and longtime Southern California startup executive, has been named Chief Digital Officer at luxury brand LVMH Moet Hennessy Luis Vuitton, the company said thi
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Illumina Completes GenoLogics Acquisition
San Diego-based life sciences equipment maker Illumina said today that it has completed its acquisition of GeneLogics Life Sciences Software, which makes laboratory information management systems for
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ZEFR Names Product Head
Venice, California-based ZEFR, the content monetization and protection provider, said this morning that it has named Tom Furukawa as its new Head of Product. (More info...)
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ID Analytics Names New CEO
San Diego-based ID Analytics said yesterday that it has named Scott Carter as its new Chief Executive Officer. (More info...)
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Hyper Martial Arts Gets $400K In Debt Funding
Huntington Beach-based lifestyle brand Hyper Martial Arts, which develops high-intensity, martial arts training curriculum, has raised $400,000 in debt funding. The funding came from Lighter Capital. (More info...)
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Monday, August 31, 2015
Water Planet Raises Series B Funding
Los Angeles-based Water Planet, which develops water treatment membranes, said today that it has raised a new, Series B funding round. Size of the funding was not disclosed. (More info...)
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VUBIQUITY Acquires Juice Worldwide
Los Angeles-based VUBIQUITY, a provider of content monetization technology and services, said this morning that it has acquired Juice Worldwide. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. (More info...)
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Hulu To Carry Epix After Netflix Falling Out
Los Angeles-based streaming television site Hulu scored a major win this weekend, and has inked a deal with television network Epix, after Netflix said it would not renew and existing deal with Epix f
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Disney Launches Infinity 3.0 Edition
Burbank-based Disney Interactive said this weekend that it has launched Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition, the latest update to its software which ties collectible figurines with video game software. (More info...)
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Qualcomm Adds Mobile Malware Detection To Snapdragon
San Diego-based Qualcomm announced this morning that it has launched a new, anti-malware technology, embedded into its Snapdragon processors. (More info...)
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