Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Hulu Rolls Out Watchlist Feature
Los Angeles-based streaming television site Hulu has rolled out a new feature to help its users track their favorite shows and content on the service. According to Hulu, its new Watchlist feature lets users track all of the content they are interested in a single place, letting users mark episodes, clips, movies, and shows they would like to watch later. The new feature works both online as well as on iPhones, iPads, Android, and gaming consoles. Hulu said its new Watchlist feature also attempts (More info...)

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Tealium Takes $30.7M More
San Diego-based Tealium, the developer of marketing and tag management software led by Jeff Lunsford, said this morning that it has raised $30.7M in a Series D funding round. The funding was led by Georgian Partners, and also included Bain Capital Ventures, along with Battery Ventures, Tenaya Capital, and Presidio Ventures. The company said the funding will go to expanding its operations and for product innovation. The company said it saw 138 percent year-over-year growth in its sales, although (More info...)

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TrueCar Rolls Out TV Ad Campaign
Santa Monica-based car buying technology and marketplace operator TrueCar said this morning that it has rolled out two new, television ads featuring dogs in cars, and the voice of Wen Wilson. TrueCar said its first spot is called "True Love", and focuses on the "love affair between dogs and cars". TrueCar said it is using the new television ads to position TrueCar as the "new way for modern consumers"--especially millenials--to buy a car. TrueCar did not say how much it is paying for the new tel (More info...)

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Report: Western Digital, Other Hard Drives Compromised By Spy Group
A report, published this morning, says that hard drives from Lake Forest-based Western Digital, as well as those from fellow hard drive companies Maxtor, Samsung, IBM, Micron, Toshiba, and Seagate--had secretly been compromised by a secretive hacking group linked to the US intelligence community. The report said that the hard drives had been embedded with spyware, deep within the firmware of those products, in order to support the US spying program. A spokesperson for Western Digital told Reuter (More info...)

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j2 Global Buys Nuvotera
Los Angeles-based j2 Global, which operates an wide range of Internet services, said today that its Excel Micro business has acquired the assets of Nuvotera, a provider of email security services. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Nuvotera--formerly known as Spam Soap--focused on the small and medium sized business market. j2 Global said the impact on its business is not expected to be material. Nuvotera had been based in Costa Mesa. j2 Global operates Internet fax, virtual phone, e (More info...)

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Laguna Pharmaceuticals Gets $30M
La Jolla-based Laguna Pharmaceuticals, a developer of biopharmaceuticals aimed at treating cardiac arrhythmia, said this morning that it has raised $30M in a Series B funding, and relocated its headquarters to La Jolla. The company said the funding round came from Versant Ventures, Frazier Healthcare and BioMed Ventures along with Sante Ventures. Laguna Pharmaceuticals was previously known as ChanRx, and had been based in Cleveland, Ohio. As part of the funding, the company named Bob Baltera as (More info...)

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MSC Software Buys Simufact
Newport Beach-based simulation software developer MSC Software said this morning that it has acquired Simufact Engineering, a developer of simulation software used in welding and forming simulations. Financial details of the acquisition were not announced by the companies. The two said that Simufact's software is used in the aerospace, automotive, and machinery industries. Simufact was based in Germany.

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Avery Dennison Names CFO
Glendale-based Avery Dennison appointed a new CFO on Friday, saying that it named Anne L. Bramman as SVP and Chief Financial Officer. Bramman was previously at Carinval Cruise Line, also serving as SVP and CFO. The company said Bramman will lead its finance function, including audit, financial reporting, investor relations, planning and analysis, tax and treasury, as well as the company's information technology. Bramman replaces Mitchell R. Butier, who has moved on to become President and COO o (More info...)

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