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AeroVironment CEO Conver To Retire, Nawabi To Take Helm
Simi Valley-based Aerovironment, which both develops unmanned aerial vehicles as well as electric vehicle charging stations, said Monday morning that it has set Wahid Nawabi as its new Chief Executive Officer. Nawabi takes over from CEO Tim Conver, who is retiring, but remains Chairman of the company's baord of directors. Nawabi was most recently President and Chief Operating Officer of Aerovironment. Aerovironment said the handoff takes place on May 1st. Conver has been CEO for 25 years, since (More info...)

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NationBuilder Launches A/B Testing Tool
Los Angeles-based NationBuilder, which develops software to help organize communities, run political campaigns and nonprofits, and more, has rolled out a new A/B testing tool. According to NationBuilder its new Tribe app allows for A/B testing of on-page content, allowing its users to gather information on crowd engagement and improve the response to their web pages. The company said the new tool helps its users find out how varying content (text, images, videos, font, page formatting) of a lan (More info...)

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j2 Global Buys Six More Companies
Los Angeles-based J2 Global, the Internet services provider led by Hemi Zucker, has gobbled up six more companies, the company announced today. j2 Global said it completed six acquisition in Q1, including VaultLogix (backup, United States), Callstream (voice, United Kingdom), Yotta280 (backup, United States), Mailout Interactive (email marketing, Canada), GDV server backup assets (backup, United States), and Backup Solutions server backup assets (Backup, United States). Financial details of thos (More info...)

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eHarmony Targets Jobs Recruiting
Los Angeles-based matchmaking service eHarmony said it is launching a new, job search site, which takes the technology behind its online matchmaking site and applies it to the area of job matching and employee recruiting. According to eHarmony, the new Elevated Careers platform will match job seekers with prospective employers, using a compatibility matching system based on workers' personalities and values and companies' cultures. eHarmony says it is tapping information from Simply Hired, Burni (More info...)

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