Friday, September 22, 2017
Hyperloop One Raises $85M More
Los Angeles-based Hyperloop One, which is building high speed, Hyperloop transportation systems, says it has raised $85M in a Series B-1 funding round. The funding brings the company's total raised to $245M since it was founded in 2014. The new funding came from Caspian VC Partners (as part of Summa Group and OurCrowd.com), DP World, WTI, as well as the company's existing investors.

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AfterNow Releases AR Tool For Filmmakers
Culver City-based AfterNow said this week that it has released a new application, Blocker, which helps filmmakers take advantage of Apple's ARKit. AfterNow said that the tool lets a director place virtual characters in an augmented reality environment, for blocking or storyboarding. AfterNow said the tool is aimed at helping filmmakers to accurately prepare scenes to communicate positioning of cameras and characters.

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Plenty of Fish Connects With Google Home
Plenty of Fish (POF), the online dating company owned by Match.com--and run out of Los Angeles--says it has integrated its dating services with Google Assistant, running on Google Home, Android devices, and iPhones. According to Plenty of Fish, the integration allows users to ask Google Assistant if they have new messages on the dating services, and will read those messages aloud to the individual.

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