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SpaceX won’t try to land its next rocket, Snapchat implements rules to combat fake news and explicit content, and Southern California Edison seeks $570 million for electric vehicle programs.
Snap Inc. justifies $20 billion valuation with user engagement, DirecTV Now claims more than 200,000 subscribers in first month, and Warner Bros. to run first Snapchat puzzle lens ad.
Two Bit Circus raises $15 million to launch amusement park, Nasdaq and New York Stock Exchange fight to host Snap Inc.’s IPO, and Hyperloop One hires former Uber, Google executive as CFO, and more.
Fred Walti, the founding chief executive of the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator, is stepping down after six years at the helm, Los Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Thursday.
Hulu to allow users to download shows to their phones, Hyperloop Transportation Technologies eyes European network, and TeamDom raises $1 million to sell advertisements from influencers.
Mitú to create Latino content for MLB, Snap Inc. secrecy culture may clash with the requirements of a public company, and Seinfeld’s “Comedian’s in Cars” leaving Crackle for Netflix.
Latino media company mitú has signed a content deal with Major League Baseball to promote baseball to young Latino audiences.
Snapchat IPO investors won’t get voting power, Wilcon plans to wire downtown Los Angeles to aid increased cell demand, DirecTV Now customer complaints growing, and more.
To serve growing bandwidth demand from wireless phone companies, telecommunications firm Wilcon announced plans to expand and then connect its fiber-optic network to hundreds of small cellular sites in downtown Los Angeles.
Sony Entertainment chief executive Michael Lynton, 57, will step down from his post to focus on his position as chairman of the board of Snap Inc., according to news reports from The New York Times, Deadline.com, and others.
Silicon Beach Report Jan. 13: Head of Sony Entertainment, Michael Lynton, Steps Down to Become Snap Chairman
Head of Sony Entertainment, Michael Lynton, steps down to become Snap chairman, Rubicon shares soar after rumor of a sale, RadPad acquired after rough 2016, and more.
Apartment listing service RadPad Inc. of Venice has been purchased by tenant-screening service LandlordStation of Dallas for an undisclosed amount.
City applies with federal government to open streets for autonomous vehicle testing.
Beverly Hills hopes to get on board with federal testing of autonomous vehicles
Venture capital investment in Los Angeles drops, Honest Co. recalls baby powder, Snap Inc. sued for alleged patent infringement, and more.