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Downtown Los Angeles Web and mobile publisher Oversee.net has sold its domain monetization business known as “DomainSponsor” to Rook Media, a Swiss tech firm.
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. on Tuesday said it will acquire Federal Network Systems from Verizon Communications.
Pasadena ad exchange firm OpenX has partnered with YP Intellectual Properties, operator of the Yellow Pages brand, to bring programmatic display advertising to the localized online and mobile directory service.
Social media display maker Enplug has received $2.5 million in seed funding from a slew of venture capital funds and private investors.
Online video advertising service Zefr has hired two new executives to lead its media sales division.
Culver City digital publisher Woven Digital has purchased Miami entertainment and news website Uproxx, further expanding its offerings aimed at young males.
Santa Monica enterprise messaging app TigerText announced Tuesday that it named three new members to its board representing its latest investors.
Smartphone maker BlackBerry announced Tuesday that it has invested in Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong’s NantHealth with the hope that its smartphones can be married to the West L.A. billionaire’s next-generation medical information technology.
Barry Diller’s IAC/InterActiveCorp has upped its stake in West Hollywood hookup app Tinder Inc.
Integrated digital media company Evolve Media has brought on former CareerArc Group executive Travlin McCormack as its new chief technology officer.
Digital postal mail startup Zumbox has informed users that it will shut down operations next week.
Los Angeles multiplatform content maker AwesomenessTV has hired veteran retail sales executive James Fielding as the company’s new global head of consumer products and retail.
Rightscorp enlists Internet service providers to pull the plug on users of illegal TV- and movie-sharing sites.
MANUFACTURING: Smaller player Astrophysics aims to expands sales by 50 percent.
Astrophysics battles bigger rivals to lock down a piece of the security screening market.
MEDIA: New York’s RNN opens L.A. outpost to land new media customers.
New York news producer looks to channel content to new media businesses.