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Cloud service and digital media network provider j2 Global has acquired Contactology, a North Carolina email marketing service company.
Snapchat is in talks to sell a stake to Alibaba Group, a round of financing that would value the company at $10 billion, according to a report from Bloomberg News.
O Labs, a new joint venture announced Wednesday, plans to back early stage startups by giving more direct access to software developers, legal advisers and marketing strategists.
Native ad-tech company Kixer has raised $1 million in seed funding. The round was led by Lowercase Capital and TenOneTen Ventures and was joined by angel investors including Clark Landry of brand marketing platform Shift.
The European Commission has approved Apple’s acquisition of Beats Electronics after determining the deal met merger regulations.
Pogoseat, an app that lets users upgrade their seats during sporting events, has raised $2.3 million in seed funding.
Garage offers high-tech treats to car parts makers
New high-tech garage offers makers of aftermarket car parts space for improvement.
Internet: Streaming sites test ad-supported programming.
Former NBC show “Community” will test if digital programs can channel TV-like audiences and ad dollars online.
Bose has filed a lawsuit against Beats Electronics, claiming 36 patent infringements related to noise canceling technology.
Opera Software has completed its acquisition of AdColony, a West Los Angeles mobile video advertising platform that specializes in HD mobile video.
Fullscreen is said to be close to a deal to sell a majority stake to Otter Media, a joint venture of Chernin Group and AT&T.
Lions Gate, the studio behind young adult franchises “The Hunger Games,” “Twilight” and “Divergent,” has invested in Finnish game developer Next Games as part of its effort to move into the gaming industry.
LuckyPennie has left its Mid-Wilshire office and set up shop in Cincinnati. But the decision to relocate wasn’t just a flip of a coin.
Realty Mogul, a Beverly Hills real estate crowdfunding company, has raised $1.5 million from smaller investors seeking a stake in the Hard Rock Hotel in Palm Springs, the first operating hotel in the country to crowdfund an equity infusion.