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Disney's Zootopia A Triumph In Computer Animation, As Much As Filmmaking

Most moviegoers, when they go to the movies, aren't thinking about the technical aspects of a movie--only if that they are drawn into a world and enjoy the story. However, Disney's Zootopia--which opens in the U.S. tomorrow, March 3rd--marks a huge technical milestone in the art of moviemaking, which demonstrates much the world of making movies has become nearly as sophisticated, technically--and maybe, even more so--than the latest product release from the most advanced cloud startup. Zootop (More info...)

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Newlight In Deal With IKEA For Carbon Neutral/Negative Plastics
Irvine-based Newlight Technologies, which is developing technology which captures carbon and turns it into plastic materials, has signed a deal with furniture retailer IKEA, which will see IKEA using plastics from Newlight's technology in its products. According to the two, IKEA will purchase Newlight's AirCarbon products from Newlight's production facilities, as a replacement for fossil-based plastics. Financial details of the deal have not been announced. Newlight is developing technology whic (More info...)

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Render Media: Creating A Digital Publisher In The Social Age
It's a brand new world out there for publishers of all kinds – whether you are a cable channel, or even a traditional online publisher. What's the right strategy for reaching your audience? Los Angeles-based Render Media (, which is creating a publisher geared at the social world, social channels, and sharing. We caught up with co-founder and CEO Vic Belonogoff to learn more about Render Media, whose flagship site is Opposing Views.

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Sorrento Therapeutics In South Korean Joint Venture
San Diego-based biopharmaceuticals developer Sorrento Therapeutics and South Korean pharmaceuticals firm Yuhan Corporation said today that they have formed a new joint venture, ImmuneOncia Therapeutics. The companies said that the new company will develop and commercialize a number of immune checkpoint antibodies against undisclosed targets for both hematological malignancies and solid tumors. The two said that Yuhan will initially invest $10M in ImmuneOncia, with Sorrento giving the new company (More info...)

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Qualcomm Pays $7.5M To Settle SEC Investigation Over Chinese Bribery
San Diego-based Qualcomm reports that it has paid $7.5M to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), relating to a Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) investigation by the agency, which had been looking into whether Qualcomm gave employees of state-owned entities or government agencies in China event tickets, gifts, or paid for travel, or hired children or friends of those entities. According to Qualcomm, the settlement completely resolves the investigation, and Qualcomm neither admitt (More info...)

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Millennium Space Systems Names Marketing Head
El Segundo-based Millennium Space Systems, which helps to manufacture and produce satellites, said today that it has named Robert (Bob) Newberry as its Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. Newberry is recently retired from the U.S. Air Force, and was most recently Chief of the Foreign Military Sales Program for the F-16 fighter, at Hill AFB, Utah, in addition to serving as Deputy Commander of the USAF Advanced Development Directorate at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico; as Ch (More info...)

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