Wednesday, September 21, 2016
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Tinder Hooks Up With Spotify For Profile Music
Looking for another way to connect with that special someone on Tinder? The Los Angeles dating app developer has launched a new feature, which lets Tinder users include tracks from Spotify on their profiles. According to Tinder, the new "Anthem" feature lets you include tracks on their profile, and swipe to see who shares your taste in music, and if you have your Spotify account connected, can show you the artists you have in common with other people. The new feature makes a lot of sense for the (More info...)

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The Trade Desk Sees Major Surge With IPO, Up Nearly 60 Percent
Ventura-based The Trade Desk, saw a huge pop in the markets this morning, with its stock trading up nearly 60 percent, at $28.66 per share--significantly above the $18.00 per share the company priced at late last night. The Trade Desk--which is now trading as TTD on the NASDAQ Global Market--operates an online advertising market and exchange. The company was trading around $28.66 right around noon ET. The company had already bumped its estimated initial IPO pricing yesterday. The Trade Desk is v (More info...)

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Allset Eyes Expansion In LA After $2.35M Funding Round
Allset, a startup which lets you book a table at a local restaurant and pre-order food, so that you can just show up, grab a seat, and eat, said it is expanding into Los Angeles after a funding round. Allset--which currently has operations in San Francisco, Palo Alto, and Manhattan--said the funding came from Andreessen Horowitz, Metamorphic Ventures, FJ Labs, as well as SMRK VC Fund and Alexandr Chernyak. The funding specifically goes for expansion into Los Angeles, as well as Chicago, plus for (More info...)

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The Trade Desk Prices IPO, To Hit NASDAQ Today
Ventura-based The Trade Desk, which operates an online advertising exchange, priced its IPO late Tuesday evening, saying that it will sell 4,666,677 shares of its Class A common stock at $18.00 per share. The company will begin trading today on the NASDAQ Global Market as TTD. The Trade Desk priced at the high end of an already increased estimated IPO range, which had been upped to between $16.00 and $18.00 per share yesterday; the company had originally set an estimated IPO range of between $14 (More info...)

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Wildfire At Vandenberg Stabilizes, Threat To Launchpads Reduced
Officials at Vandenberg Air Force Base, in Lompoc--just North of Santa Barbara--said that the wildfire raging on the base has stabilized, and that the fire boundry is now "relatively stable" and not likely to spread beyond containment lines. Although the base has not given containment numbers, they said that it is expecting winds to shift to the northwest today, helping the 1,000 firefighters on the scene with control of the fire. The brush fire had earlier been threatening launch pads on the ba (More info...)

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DataScience Debuts New Data Analysis Platform
Los Angeles-based DataScience, the data analytics software developer led by Ian Swanson, has rolled out its data analysis platform, the DataScience Cloud. The new software is aimed at data science teams in the enterprise. DataScience said its platform supports connect any time of data source to data sciences sources, including databases, distributed filesystems, software-as-a-services; includes visualization tools and data browsers; connections to an API; and more. Swanson is a serial entrepren (More info...)

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Nimble Updates CRM Tools
Santa Monica-based social CRM software developer Nimble has rolled out a new version of its platform, which it is calling "Nimble 4.0". According to the company, led by longtime CRM veteran Jon Ferrara, the updated software includes such new features as embedding within Office 365 and Google Apps; synchronizes contacts, emails, and calendars; new automatic market segmentation tools; personalized outreach emails; new templates for Gmail; and much more. The company charges $25 per business user pe (More info...)

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CrowdStrike Gets HIPAA Validation
Irvine-based endpoint protection and cybersecurity tools developer CrowdStrike said this morning that its Falcon platform has been validated for compliance with theHealth Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). The company said the compliance was done by HIPAA assessor Coalfire. According to CrowdStrike, its platform has been validated to identify the eight key technical requirements for HIPAA, allowing it to assist healthcare organizations with their own HIPAA compliance efforts.

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