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Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Frost Data's Maana Finds $26M For Big Data, From Big Oil
Maana, a startup developing big data analytics software--which is backed by San Juan Capistrano-based Frost Data--has raised $26M in a Series B strategic funding round from a host of big oil companies
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Gumgum Names VP Social Strategy
Santa Monica-based marketing and advertising technology developer GumGum has named a new VP today, saying it has named Sirious Wadia as its Vice President of Social Strategy. (More info...)
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Sixgill Raises $6M For Proximity Sensing
Santa Monica-based Sixgill, a developer of location awareness software aimed at the enterprise market, has raised $6M in a funding round, the company said this morning. (More info...)
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iotum Acquires TalkShoe.com
Los Angeles- and Toronto-based audio and web conferencing provider iotum says it has announced Internet broadcasting and podcasting tools maker TalkShoe.com. (More info...)
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Ionis Pharmaceuticals Sells Rights To Pharmaceutical Product
Carlsbad-based Ionis Pharmaceuticals said today that Kastle Therapeutics has acquire dthe rights to develop and commercialize its KYNAMRO (mipomersen sodium) injection, which is used to lower choleste
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Dexcom Acquires European Distributor
San Diego-based diabetes monitoring products maker Dexcom ha acquired Nintamed, a medical products distributor with a presence in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria, the company said Monday afternoon. (More info...)
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Slantrange Rolls Out New Agricultural Drone Sensors
San Diego-based Slantrange, a developer of aerial remote sensing products for the agriculture industry, said it has launched a new product line today, aimed at the precision agriculture market. (More info...)
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Sorrento Therapeutics Gets $10M In Private Placement From Yuhan
San Diego-based biopharmaceuticals developer Sorrento Therapeutics says it has raised $10M more, in a private placement from South Korean company Yuhan Corporation. (More info...)
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Hulu Plans Online Cable TV Service, Says Report
Los Angeles-based television streaming service Hulu is planning a new, live, cable-style broadcasting service, according to a report published by the WSJ. (More info...)
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Monday, May 2, 2016
Kumba Health Launches New Subscription Service
Los Angeles-based Kumba Health says it has launched a new, subscription service, which helps consumers get pricing transparency from local doctors on their procedures. Kumba Health says it charges $9. (More info...)
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Microsemi Completes $300M Sale Of Board, Packaging Business To Mercury Systems
Aliso Viejo-based Microsemi Corporation said today that it has completed its ale of its board level systems and packaging business, to Mercury Systems, in a deal worth $300M in cash. (More info...)
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Three LA Organizations Score Funding From Google For CS Education
Three, local Los Angeles organizations -- DIY Girls, LA Maker Space, and Teens Exploring Technology (TXT), have scored nonprofit funding from Google, as part of the 2016 Google RISE Awards, according
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Atari's Nolan Bushnell Takes On Mobile Games
Nolan Bushnell, the Los Angeles-based serial entrepreneur who founded Atari, Chuck E. (More info...)
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Napkin Finance Powers Financial Literacy Program For White House
Los Angeles-based Napkin Finance, which provides quick, informative snippets of information on financial literacy topics, has partnered with the White House to help promote financial literacy among st
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Chatmeter Debuts New SEO Service
San Diego-based Chatmeter, a provider of local search marketing, reputation management, and SEO services, says it has launched a new service this morning, to help companies manage customer reviews. (More info...)
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Pipeliner Rolls Out Upgraded Mobile Apps
Los Angeles-based customer relationship management software developer Pipeliner CRM has rolled out a new set of upgraded apps for both Android and iOS, according to the company. (More info...)
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Qualcomm Adds Machine Learning SDK To Snapdragon
San Diego-based Qualcomm says that it is adding machine leaning features -- part of the core of developing artificial intelligence software -- to its Snapdraon processors, through a new SDK. (More info...)
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eHarmony Names VP
Los Angeles-based eHarmony has named a new VP to head up its new job matching service, Elevated Careers, according to the company. (More info...)
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iQor Plans To Hire 150 In Simi
iQor, a provider of outsourced customer service and support, said Friday that it is planning to hire over 150 people in Simi Valley, as part of a major expansion. (More info...)
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Friday, April 29, 2016
Stance Gets $30M For Lifestyle Apparel Brand
San Clemente-based Stance, which offers up its own lifestyle apparel brand, has raised $30M in a Series D funding, according to the company. (More info...)
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SpaceX Wins $82.7M GPS Satellite Launch Contract
Hawthorne-based SpaceX has won a big, $82.7M contract from the U.S. Air Force, to launch next generation, GPS III satellites into orbit. (More info...)
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SLANTRANGE Snags $5M For Agricultural Drone Sensor Technology
San Diego-based Slantrange, a startup developing sensors and analytics systems which are being applied to drones for agriculture, has raised $5M in a Series A funding, according to the company. (More info...)
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Levyx Lands $5.4M For Big Data Storage
Irvine-based Levyx, a startup developing data storage platforms specifically aimed at accelerating big data software and applications, has raised $5. (More info...)
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Mom 2.0 Buys Tastemaker Mom
Los Angeles-based Mom Media Enterprises, LLC, the company which runs the Mom 2.0 Summit and Iris Awards, has acquired Tastemaker Mom from The Kive Company. (More info...)
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Wrapal Launching New Marketplace For Film Locations
A new, Playa Vista-based startup, Wrapal, said this week that it is about to launch a new marketplace which will make your property--your home, business, apartment, or any other location--the potentia
posted on Friday, April 29, 2016(Full story)



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