• Monday, December 5, 2016

    LogicMonitor Signs Quora, Ted Baker

    Santa Barbara-based IT infrastructure monitoring software developer LogicMonitor said on Monday that it has signed up Quora and Ted Baker as customers. Financial impact of the customer wins were not announced. LogicMonitor develops IT infrastructure monitoring products, whether they are located at an enterprise site, in the cloud, or in a hybrid cloud environment. The company is backed by Providence Equity Partners.More →

  • Monday, December 5, 2016

    Atom Tickets Adds Spielberg, J.J. Abrams, Tyler Perry To Advisory Board

    Santa Monica-based mobile movie ticketing app developer Atom Tickets announced today that it has added Steven Spielberg, J.J. Abrams, and Tyler Perry to a brand new, advisory board for the company. The company said the three--along with members to be added later--will serve as a resource to the comapny to bring theatrical movie experiences to consumers. Atom's co-founder and Executive Chairman is Matthew Bakal, and its co-founder and CEO is Ameesh Paleja....More →

  • Monday, December 5, 2016

    David Sacks Eyes Trump Transition Team

    Technology investor and former Southern California tech CEO David Sacks, most recently CEO of Zenefits, is apparently considering a position on the Trump transition team, according to reports over the weekend. It's unclear what role Sacks would have in the new administration; however, he has very close ties to fellow PayPal alumni Peter Thiel....More →

  • Monday, December 5, 2016

    CytRx Names New Board Member

    Los Angeles-based CytRx, a biopharmaceuticals firm focused on oncology, said it has named Earl Warren Brien, M.D., to its board of directors. Brien is a sarcoma surgeon, industry consultant, and private healthcare investor. He also is Professor of Orthopedic Surgery and Surgical Director of the Sarcoma Service at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California.More →

  • Monday, December 5, 2016

    MabVax Extends Clinical Trials

    San Diego-based MabVax Therapeutics, which develops oncology drugs, said it is expanding a Phase I clinical trial for patients with pancreatic cancer. The company said it has started including patients at HonorHealth Research Insitute, in Scottsdale, Arizona in its studies, joining Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center site in New York, and the Sarah Cannon Research Institute sites in Nashville, Tennessee and, Sarasota, Florida.More →

  • Monday, December 5, 2016

    ZYXEL Rolls Out MU-MIMO Range Extender

    Anaheim-based broadband networking equipment maker ZYXEL Communications says it has rolled out a a new MU-MIMO-ready wireless extender, which will provide up to 400 Mbps at 2.4 GHz and 867 Mbps at 5 GHz to the home. The company's WRE6606 AC1300 MU-MIMO Dual-Band Wireless Range Extender has an estimated street price of $69.99.More →

  • Friday, December 2, 2016

    Fandango Gobbles Up Cinepapaya

    Los Angeles-based online ticketing and movie service Fandango continues to be in an acquisitive move, and has acquired Latin American online movie ticketer Cinepapaya. Financial terms of the acquisition were not announced. The acquisition follows an acquisition last year of Brazilian ticketing firm Ingresso.com. Fandango said the buy doubles its reach in Latin America....More →

  • Friday, December 2, 2016

    Joymode Set To Show Off Experiences At Pop Up Shop

    Los Angeles-based Joymode, the new startup led by Joe Fernandez which is hoping to people to invest in experiences, not stuff, is hoping to show off its new service with a pop-up shop in Sunset Junction next week. Joymode says it will be opening up to the public next Wednesday, on December 7th, showing off all of the experiences offered up through the service....More →

  • Friday, December 2, 2016

    Olloclip To Open Pop-Up Shop, Gallery In LA Next Week

    Huntington Beach-based Olloclip, which makes add-on lenses for the iPhone, is launching its own pop-up store and image gallery this holiday season, with a store in LA's Fairfax district. According to Olloclip, it will have a pop-up shop in LA, at the Seventh Letter Gallry on North Fairfax Ave, which will showcase photos taken with its lenses, as well as product demos and a shop....More →

  • Friday, December 2, 2016

    ClipCast Launches Multi View, Real Time Video Capture App

    A new, San Diego startup, ClipCast, has launched a new mobile app which lets users capture multiple video views from different smartphones, from different angles. According to ClipCast, its new app, which runs on both iOS and Android, allows usres to produce multiple point-of-view video highlights, which can be captured, edited, and shared with others in real time. The new app is free. ClipCast is led by Manual Jaime, who serves as CEO and is founder of the company....More →

  • Friday, December 2, 2016

    DTS Now Part Of Tessera

    Calabasas-based surround sound and audio technology developer DTS is now officially part of Tessera, after Tessera completed its acquisition of DTS on Thursday, the companies said on Thursday afternoon. Tessera paid $850M in cash for DTS, in a deal which had originally been announced in May. Tessera said that it will introduce a new corporate name, stock ticker, brand, and logo during the first quarter of 2017 as a result of the acquisition....More →

  • Thursday, December 1, 2016

    SpaceX Targets Next Mission December 16th From Vandenberg

    Hawthorne, California-based SpaceX, the rocket company led by Elon Musk, is hoping to launch on its next mission on December 16th, launching from Vandenberg Air Force Base, just North of Santa Barbara. According to satellite constellation operator Iridium--best known for its satellite phones--it hopes to launch 10 Iridium NEXT satellites into low-earth orbit via the SpaceX Falcon on December 16th at 12:36pm PT....More →

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