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Silicon Beach Report Sept. 19: Riot Games Inks Mastercard Deal

Mastercard to sponsor “League of Legends;” Newegg customer information hacked; March Capital Partners raises $13.6 million for ioTium

Silicon Beach Report Sept. 20: Miso’s Fried Chicken Robot to Remain at Dodger Stadium

“Flippy” the robot will work at Dodger Stadium through end of season; Ring previews new hardware; WME invests in Panopoly Media

Associated Press Collaborates With Super Hi-Fi to Produce Streaming Newscasts

Fans of the Associated Press’ daily global news headlines will soon have a new way to keep up with them, thanks to a partnership with Westwood-based audio artificial intelligence firm Super Hi-Fi announced Sept. 19.

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Miso Robotics' Robot Chef Continues Work at Dodger Stadium

A Pasadena robotics and artificial intelligence outfit that’s been using a robot to fry chicken tenders at Dodger Stadium just gave the bots an upgrade to include the frying skill.

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WaveOptics Expands Into Southern California

United Kingdom-based augmented reality firm WaveOptics Ltd. announced Sept. 17 it will open its first United States operation headquarters in Manhattan Beach.

Silicon Beach Report Sept. 18: Elon Musk’s Lunar Pick

SpaceX moon orbit passenger announced; Lyft, Bird scooters go live in Santa Monica’s pilot program; Snapchat to publish CBC news content

Silicon Beach Report Sept. 17: Sinemia Announces Unlimited Plan

Sinemia releases unlimited plan with limits; Fandango wins patent dispute over streaming services; Chatsworth Products receives awards

Data Center Equipment Maker CPI Received Innovation Awards

Chatsworth Products Inc., based in Westlake Village, announced Sept. 17 it received three innovation awards from the annual Cabling Installation and Maintenance Innovators Awards.

Silicon Beach Report Sept. 14: Netfix Says It’s Not a Video Service Provider

Netflix argues against Missouri classification; SpaceX sending mystery man – or woman – to the moon; SnapChat bringing “Our Stories” to the newsroom

Shamrock Leads Sport Video AI Investment

Software package gives high school sports new options on highlights

Shamrock Capital Advisors led a $30 million investment round in artificial intelligence and sports video production firm Pixellot

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PlayVS Announces ‘Season Zero’ Launch Date

PlayVS Inc., the Santa Monica–headquartered high school e-sports league developer backed by Santa Monica-based Science Inc. announced Sept. 13 that Riot Games Inc.’s “League of Legends” will be the title played in the league’s first test season.

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Silicon Beach Report Sept. 13: Singularity 6 Raises $2.5 Million

Former Riot Games execs raise $2.5 million for Singularity 6; WeWork acquires Teem; Boring Co. lands approval for parking garage tunnel

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California Aerospace Caucus Launched in Congress

Two Southern California lawmakers on Sept. 12 announced the creation of the California Aerospace Caucus in Congress to promote legislation that supports the region’s aerospace industry.

Silicon Beach Report Sept. 12: Cornerstone Picks Up Workpop

Cornerstone buys Workpop; Bird halts Raleigh service as Florence moves in; Hulu inks multi-year deal with Discovery Inc.

Cornerstone OnDemand Acquires Hiring Platform Workpop

Santa Monica-based human resources management software developer Cornerstone OnDemand Inc. acquired Santa Monica hiring platform Workpop Inc. Sept. 12.

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