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Blankspaces Targets New Location In Hollywood
Coworking space operator Blankspaces says it is planning a big expansion in mid-June, and plans to open up a new location in Hollywood. According to the company, the new space will have 14,500 feet, and will be its biggest location so far. Blankspaces currently has two other locations, one in the Mid-Wilshire district, and the other in downtown LA. The new location is located at 6600 Sunset Boulevard, and is aiming at everyone from solo entrepreneurs to small teams, with per-hour rates on workst (More info...)

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SpaceX Plans Another Satellite Launch Today, For Thaicom
Hawthorne-based SpaceX, fresh off a successful mission to the ISS, is launching yet another payload into space today, with the launch of the THAICOM 8 mission. SpaceX is planning to to launch THAICOM 8, a commercial communications satellite for Thaicom into supersynchronous orbit tonight, at approximately 5:40 pm ET, from Cape Canaveral. The company has a backup launch date of May 27th, at approximately the same time, in case of any delays. In addition to the satellite delivery, SpaceX said it w (More info...)

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Snapchat's Latest Funding Round Hits $1.8 Billion
Venice, California-based Snapchat has raised $1.8 billion in its Series F funding round, according to a regulatory filing by the firm this morning, in what might be the largest funding round ever for a Southern California startup. Details on the round have not been announced. The filing said that 157 investors participated in this new round, and other reports say that General Atlantic, Sequoia Capital, T. Rowe Price, Lone Pine, Glade Brook Capital, IVP, Coatue Management and Fidelity are involve (More info...)

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Belkin Spins Out Wemo Water To New Joint Venture, Phyn
Playa Vista-based Belkin International, and safe drinking water delivery systems developer Uponor said Wednesday that the two have teamed together to create a new, joint venture, called Phyn. According to the two, the new company will bring advanced water sensing and conservation technology to market. Belkin and Uponor said that Phyn will be a standalone entity, using Belkin's former Wemo Water technology as the basis for future products. Wemo Water is a water sensing device, which uses a singl (More info...)

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Uniregistry Rolls Out .game Domain
Newport Beach-based domain name registration service Uniregistry said this morning that it has launched a new, global top level domain, .game. The company said that it already has pre-registered a large number of .game domains from major brands, including .game domains for all of Blizzard Entertainment's games (Warcraft, Starcraft, Hearthstone, Diablo, etc)., Activision (Call of Duty), Take-Two Interactive (Grand Theft Auto), and many others. The company is charging $318.88/year for most .game d (More info...)

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Linksys Ships Speedy MU-MIMO Wireless Networking Products
Playa Vista-based networking equipment maker Linksys has shipped a trio of devices that implement the new MU-MIMO standard, including a router, range extender, and USB adapter. According to the company, its MU-MIMO AC5400 Tri-Band Wireless Router, AC1900 Range Extender and USB Adapter support Wi-Fi 802.11ac Wave 2 technology, with the router supporting 8 antennas and a combined speed of up to 5.3Gbps. MU-MIMO is a wireless protocol update which allows multiple devices to send data to a router s (More info...)

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