Tuesday, February 16, 2016
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American Airlines Seeks To Switch To ViaSat For High Speed Internet
American Airlines is looking to switch its in-flight, wireless Internet services to Carlsbad-based satellite operator ViaSat, according to a lawsuit filed in Texas. American Airlines sued its current wireless Internet service provider, Gogo, seeking to terminate its agreement with that company, saying that ViaSat offers an in-flight connectivity system which "materially improves" on Gogo's service. ViaSat recently deployed a number of high speed, Internet access satellites, which offer superior (More info...)

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Amazon.com Starts Restaurant Delivery In San Diego
Amazon.com has begun offering up on-demand, restaurant delivery services in San Diego, via the company's Prime Now mobile app, the e-commerce giant said this morning. According to Amazon, its Prime Now mobile app now lets customers view restaurants, browse menus, place orders, and track drivers as they deliver their food orders from a long list of local restaurants. Amazon launched Prime Now to San Diego in November, and has been offering up restaurant delivery in Los Angeles since last year. Th (More info...)

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Cylance Finds New Funding From In-Q-Tel
Irvine-based cybersecurity software developer Cylance said today that it has entered into a strategic partnership with In-Q-Tel, the investment arm of the U.S. intelligence community. Financial details of the strategic partnership were not announced. The company said the agreement will support further development of its artificial intelligence and machine learning technology. Cylance, led by Stuart McClure, uses artificial intelligence on endpoints to analyze the "DNA" of files to prevent malici (More info...)

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Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center Taken Offline By Ransomware
Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center, a medical center in the Los Angeles area, has been unable to use their computers for more than a week, due to "ransomware" placed on those computers by hackers. According to reports, those hackers have demanded $3.6 million in ransom to allow the hospital to access its data. The hospital has apparently reverted to using paper, fax machines, and telephones, and has had to divert patients away from its emergency room. News on the ransomware attack first emerg (More info...)

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Akarna Therapeutics Gets $15M
San Diego- and Cambridge, England-based Akarna Therapeutics Ltd. announced this morning that it has raised $15M in a Series B funding round. The biopharmaceutials company, whch is working on treatments for non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), a fatty liver disease, said the funding came from Forbion Capital Partners, New Science Ventures, and Third Point Ventures. The new funding will go to fund proof-of-concept studies for the company's drug candidate. The company is led by Dr. Raju Mohan.

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OpenX Signs Intermarkets
Los Angeles-based programmatic advertising technology and marketplace operator OpenX has added media company Intermarkets as a customer, the company said last week. OpenX said that InterMarkets is using its OpenX Ad Server technology platform to manage its digital advertising inventory. Financial impact of the win was not disclosed. Intermarkets serves advertising to such sites as Drudge Report, CNSNews.com and The Political Insider, along with Headline Politics, Tell Me Now, Creators, Newsbuste (More info...)

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Tocagen Names Regulatory VP
San Diego-based cancer therapeutics developer Tocagen said this morning that it has named John Wood as its new Vice President of Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance. Wood was most recently at Arena Pharmaceuticals, and previously also served at Amylin Pharmaceuticals and IDEC Pharmaceuticals, along with Quintiles Consulting and Gensia, Inc. Tocagen is initially targeting recurrent high grade glioma (HGG) with its products, which use gene therapy to help target cancer in patients.

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Semtech Rolls Out 14Gbps Optical Networking Chipset
Camarillo-based analog and mixed signal semiconductor developer Semtech said today that it has rolled out a new set of chipsets for up to 14.5Gbps optical communications. The company said its new GN1090 and GN1190 chipsets are used for quad channel SR optical interconnects operating from 1Gbps up to 14.5Gbps. The CMOS chips are aimed at developers of high speed, optical networking hardware.

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C-Suite Quarterly (CSQ) Winter Celebration - February 25th
On February 25, 2016, C-Suite Quarterly (CSQ) Magazine will celebrate and honor the visionaries in Innovation & Technology featured in CSQ's Winter 2016 edition. These leaders of LA Tech are giving of their time, investment, and ideas around how we can make Los Angeles—and the world—a better place.

The evening's primary honoree will be entrepreneur, disruptor, innovator, and the latest CSQ cover feature, Rob Lloyd, along with other leadership from the region including Chuck Davis, Jason Nazar, Dana Settle, Joachim Splichal, the region’s disruptors, CSQ’s NextGen 10.4, and more.

This special evening will encourage guests and partnering sponsors to meet, mingle, and engage with LA’s business elite and thought leaders seen in CSQ Magazine. In an intimate forum, guests will enjoy the sights and a tour at Hyperloop Technologies Inc. HQ.

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