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SpaceX Wins New Crew Mission To ISS
Hawthorne-based SpaceX has just won another mission to the International Space Station, NASA said Friday, to help "restore America's human spaceflight launch capability". According to NASA, the second, post-certification mission by SpaceX will deliver a human crew to the ISS, part of a slate of missions designed to again provide U.S. capability to launch humans to space. Currently, NASA is relying on Russian spacecraft to deliver its astronauts to the ISS. NASA said the new mission comes because (More info...)

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Soylent Co-Founder Faces Criminal Charges Over Derelict Cargo Container
The co-founder of Los Angeles-based Soylent, which is developing a food replacement drink intended to completely replace the need for eating, has been criminally charged by the Los Angeles City Attorney. Robert Rose Rhinehart Jr., the co-founder of Soylent, is being criminally charged with multiple counts over a derelict cargo container he apparently installed without permits--and refused to remove--on a property in Monetcito Heights. According to City Attorney Mike Feuer, Rhinehart faces up to (More info...)

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Krisztina “Z” Holly, MAKE IT IN LA: Bridging Entrepreneurship and Manufacturing

Los Angeles is often thought of as just the city of entertainment and creative industries—but it turns out, it's a lot more. Krisztina “Z” Holly, founder of MAKE IT IN LA (, found out that—in addition to both the entertainment industry and technology industry, it's actually the biggest manufacturing center in the country. We spoke with Z about how her new initiative—started with Mayor Eric Garcetti—is looking to elevate the manufacturing ecosystem in LA, and help connect it (More info...)

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LA Company Rolls Out Your Own, Wandering, Wi-Fi Connected Security Robot
Wish you had your very own, security robot? Los Angeles-based iPATROL has just rolled out a new, Wi-Fi enabled, roving robot called Riley, which lets homeowners see real time, high definition video from the robot from their iOS or Android phone, from anywhere in the world. The diminutive--and some could even say, cute--robot rolls around on offroad capable tracks, and has a motion-sensor activated camera, and build in microphone and speakers. iPatrol said its robot can be used to alert homeowner (More info...)

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SilVR Thread, Lionsgate Roll Out New VR Title
Los Angeles-based virtual reality developer SilVR Thread, and Lionsgate said today that they have rolled out a new, virtual reality title, in tandem with Lionsgate's new suspense thriller NERVE. According to the firms, they have rolled out a new, first person, virtual reality experience which lets users experience several "dares" from the film. The VR experience runs on Samsung Gear VR and Google Cardboard, and is available on the Oculus store, Android Marketplace and Apple iTunes. The companies (More info...)

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Esri Wins Customer In Michigan
Redland-based GIS and mapping software maker Esri has scored a win with the state of Michigan, saying on Thursday that the Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget (DTMB) has selected the company to host 25 terabytes of data for the orthophotography and LiDAR data for the state. Financial details of the win were not disclosed. Esri said that data is used for more than 60 statewide mapping datasets built on its ArcGIS platform. Esri's ArcGIS platform is widely used in the governme (More info...)

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Illumina Names Apple VP To Board
San Diego-based life sciences equipment maker Illumina has added Apple's Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing, Philip W. Schiller, to the company's board of directors, the company said on Thursday. Illumina said that Schiller is part of Apple's team that runs product marketing, developer relations, business marketing, education marketing, international marketing and App Store programs. He has been at Apple for over 25 years, and also served at Macromedia, FirePower Systems, Nolan, Norta (More info...)

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HyperLoop One Opens Manufacturing Plant In Las Vegas
Los Angeles-based HyperLoop One, the HyperLoop transportation development company which is currently embroiled in a messy lawsuit between its founders, said earlier this week that it has opened up its first manufacturing plant, in North Las Vegas. The company said its Hyperloop One Metalworks is a 105,000 square foot tooling and fabrication plant, and will include space for engineers, machinists and welders to test its prototype systems. The company said it set up the manufacturing plant in Las (More info...)

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