Snapchat has lead in augmented reality, Faraday Future founder steps down from CEO role at LeEco, and Hulu signs exclusive video-on-demand deal for ABC’s ‘Fresh Off the Boat.’
Snap executive promotes brand engagement, despite slow user growth, Fox developing ‘Alien’ multiplayer virtual reality game, and micro drone racing takes off in Los Angeles.
Social Native raises $8 million, former Yahoo interim CEO joins SteelHouse board, and DogVacay to shut down and transition customers to Rover.
Silicon Beach Report May 17: Virtual Reality Co. to Premiere ‘Raising a Rukus’ at L.A.’s Imax VR Center
Virtual Reality Co. to premiere ‘Raising a Rukus’ at L.A.’s Imax VR Center, Surf Air receives noise complaints from residents near Santa Carlos Airport, and Team Liquid Partners with gaming analytics company Mobalytics.
Virtual Reality Co. plans to premiere its “Raising a Rukus” virtual reality experience at the flagship Imax VR Center in the Fairfax District on Friday.
Upload raises $4.5 million, lens replacement startup Lensabl raises funding, and FilmOn settles lawsuit with broadcasters CBS, Fox, and NBC.
SpaceX settles overtime pay class action for $4 million, Snap launches new camera lens ads, and hackers may have stolen unreleased Disney movie, Chief Executive Bob Iger tells staff.
SpaceX settled an overtime pay class action with 4,100 workers on Wednesday for $4 million.
AEROSPACE: Military deals could help SpaceX cope with swings in commercial orders.
Military contracts could provide a big lift to SpaceX’s launch business.
Silicon Beach Report May 12: Elon Musk’s Boring Co. Begins Horizontal Digging in Hawthorne with Tunneling Machine
Elon Musk’s Boring Co. begins horizontal digging in Hawthorne with tunneling machine, military could have low-cost launch market in five years with increased investment, and Social Reality rebrands as SRAX.
Silicon Beach Report May 11: Lions Gate Ordered to Pay $5.8 Million to 'Biggest Loser' Star Jillian Michaels for Airing Workout Videos on YouTube
Lions Gate ordered to pay $5.8 million to 'Biggest Loser' star Jillian Michaels for airing workout videos on YouTube, TrueCar adds pricing information to eBay Motors, and Lyft moving into space in Arts District.
Snap Inc. reports slow user growth, SpaceX considering sending two Dragon capsules to Mars in 2020, and Jordan Levin named CEO of AwesomenessTV.
Snap Inc., parent company of Snapchat, reported a net loss of $2.2 billion (-$2.31 a share) during its first quarter as a public company, stemming mostly from stock-based compensation issued to employees for its initial public offering in March.
Snapchat photos can now be viewed indefinitely, Cover raises $1.6 million to build prefab structures for homes, and SpaceX tests Falcon Heavy core.