VR Playhouse launches virtual reality training program, USC to lead quantum computing project and sneaker marketplace Goat hires former Twitter executive.
Glassell Park-based boutique studio VR Playhouse has launched an educational program meant to attract students, artists, developers and directors to the virtual reality industry, according to a company statement.
Education software startup GoGuardian launches AI platform, Snapchat launches Snap Map and BlockFraud raises $5 million.
El Segundo-based education software startup GoGuardian has launched Admin 2.0, a platform that uses artificial intelligence to enhance students’ behaviors online, according to a statement.
Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Partners with South Korea, AEG invests in e-sports team Immortals, Chinese tech company invests $179 million in Newegg, and more.
A Chinese tech company announced Tuesday that it would invest more than $179 million to increase its stake in online electronics retailer Newegg Inc. to almost 94 percent from 55.7 percent, according to Bloomberg.
Hyperloop Transportation Technologies has announced new partnerships with South Korean entities as it moves forward on its plans to implement its patented technologies in South Korea.
E-sports is finding a home in downtown. Anschutz Entertainment Group announced an investment in e-sports franchise Immortals that makes it a team owner and home-venue operator for the team.
Snap signs $100 million deal with Time Warner, Garcetti, Musk discusses tunnel possibility and cloud service company wants $550 million.
Snap Inc. and Time Warner Inc. announced a global partnership to develop made-for-Snap shows over the next two years. The deal, reportedly valued at $100 million, will include both entertainment and advertising content.
Scopely raises $60 million, VentureDevs to open West Hollywood office, and tech startup HelloTech powers Altice service.
Mayor Garcetti plans tech jobs for L.A.’s youth, insurance mobile app startup Sure raises $8 million, and computer software company Datum Security acquired by Prevalent.
Snap Inc. signs data subscription deal with Factual, storage startup Clutter raises $64 million, and baby food subscription service Yumi raises $4.1 million.
Factual Inc. announced on Tuesday that it signed a deal to sell its location data to Snap Inc. for use in Snapchat.
Snap rolls out ad manager for small businesses, United Launch Alliance wasn’t allowed to bid for Air Force X-37B launch won by SpaceX, and Imax plans to lay off 100 employees in cost-cutting move.