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GumGum Names Sales VP
Santa Monica-based GumGum, which operates an online digital advertising platform aimed at visual content, said Tuesday that it has named John Weisgerber as its new Senior Vice President of Sales. Weisgerber was most recently at Hearst Corp., serving as Executive Director of Digital Advertising in the area of Fashion and Luxury. He also has served at Forbes Media and Ziff-Davis Publishing. GumGum is venture backed by Morgan Stanley, NEA, Upfront Ventures, First Round Capital, and Crosscut Venture (More info...)

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Peach Raises $8M To Expand Beyond San Diego, Seattle
Lunch delivery service Peach, which provides office dwellers in San Diego and Seattle with an algorithm-driven, curated lunch service, is expanding beyond its two initial markets, into Boston and DC, thanks to a new $8M funding round. Peach said the funding round comes from Madrona Venture Group and Vulcan Capital. Peach is based in Seattle, but has been in San Diego since May. Peach offers up curated lunch each day in its cities, where diners can opt in via text messaging, and get that lunch de (More info...)

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WD Extends Performance Desktop Drive Capacity To 6 TB
Irvine-based hard drive maker WD is extending the capacity of its performance desktop hard drives to 6TB, the company announced today. WD said its 3.5 inch, 7200 RPM WD Black hard drives now support up to 6TB, and are aimed at high performance customers like gamers and professionals. The SATA hard drives were most recently only available at up to 4TB in capacity. The new hard rives start at $264.00 for the 5TB model, and $294.00 for the 6TB model.

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Freudenberg Medical Buys Hemoteq AG
Carpinteria-based Freudenberg Medical, which develops minimally invasive devices for the medical device and pharmaceutical industry, announced this morning that it has acquired the majority of German medical product developer Hemoteq AG. Hemoteq develops surface coating technologies used in medical devices. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Hemoteq said it acquired 75% of Hemoteq from venture backers Earlybird Venture Capital and Pinova Capital. The remainder of Hemoteq is owned by (More info...)

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Newegg Extends Membership Program to Friends, Family
Los Angeles-based, online electronic products retailer NewEgg is extending its subscription-based, partner program to members' friends and family, the company said this morning. NewEgg said that its Newegg Premier customers now allows up to four friends or family members to also gain the benefits of membership at the retailer, including free expedited shipping, free returns, a dedicated customer service line, and more. Newegg launched its Premier program back in February of 2014, as an answer to (More info...)

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Pathway Genomics Names SBA's Barreto As Advisor
San Diego-based medical diagnostics and health applications developer Pathway Genomics said this morning that it has added former U.S. Small Business Administration head Hector Barreto to its Strategic Advisory Board. Pathway said that Barreto specifically will help the company with closing the healthcare disparity gap in Latino populations. Pathway Genomics develops a specific cancer test aimed at helping target cancer variants found in Mexican-Americans and possibly other Latino populations.

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LogicMonitor Launches New Dashboard Product
Santa Barbara-based LogicMonitor, which develops performance monitoring products for IT infrastructure, said today that it has launched a new dashboard product. The company said its new, Executive Dashboard product helps CIOs and CTOs with a dashbaord of the overall health and performance of their critical IT infrastructure. Pricing on the new product was not announced. The dashboard software works in conjunction with LogicMonitor's performance monitoring product.

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KeyInfo, Wilcon:Fiber Ring Connectivity For LA and Ventura County
Key Information Systems, Inc. (KeyInfo), a leading cloud and infrastructure provider offering integrated solutions to enterprises, has announced the launch of its dedicated fiber ring built in partnership with Wilcon, the premier West Coast provider of private fiber optic networks. The KeyInfo fiber ring brings high-speed, private connectivity to businesses in Los Angeles and Ventura Counties. Because of its characteristic high security, fiber is an ideal choice for industries with highly regulated or sensitive data requirements. Organizations in the healthcare, financial, retail and government verticals can depend on Wilcon’s absolute physical layer security to protect the data in transit.

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