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Investment Powers Up Maker of In-Body Batteries

FrontEdge Technology pulls in $2.7 million for razor-thin product for medical devices.FrontEdge Technology Inc. raised $2.7 million from a couple of undisclosed investors last month to further develop a razor-thin battery for in-body medical devices.

Silicon Beach Report July 25: Modular Construction Startup Emagispace Raises $4.2 Million

Modular construction startup Emagispace raises $4.2 million, ABC News forms production partnership with ATTN:, and Elon Musk disses Mark Zuckerberg’s understanding of the dangers of artificial intelligence.

Silicon Beach Report July 24: Internet Brands to Buy WebMD for $2.8 Billion

Internet Brands to buy WebMD for $2.8 billion, Hulu names Google veteran as marketing executive, and ‘Game of Thrones’ Snapchat lens reaches 45 million people.

Internet Brands to Buy WebMD for $2.8 Billion

Internet Brands Inc. of El Segundo announced an agreement Monday to acquire online medical information company WebMD for $2.8 billion.

Silicon Beach Report July 21: Cinq Music Raises $20 Million Series B

Cinq Music raises $20 million Series B, Snap Inc. selling Spectacles in Harrods of London, and Snap Inc. hires Swiss team behind anti-reverse engineering software.

Silicon Beach Report July 20: Elon Musk Claims ‘Verbal Approval’ for Hyperloop Route From NY to DC

Elon Musk claims ‘verbal approval’ for hyperloop route from NY to DC, Falcon Heavy launch has “good chance” of failure says Elon Musk, and Hulu signs 3,000-episode distribution deal with 20th Century Fox.

Elon Musk Claims ‘Verbal Approval’ for Hyperloop Route From NY to DC

Elon Musk said on Thursday that his Boring Co. received “verbal approval” to build an underground hyperloop system from Washington, D.C., to New York.

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Silicon Beach Report July 19: Pasadena Avatar-Generating Startup Oben Inc. Raises $5 Million

Pasadena avatar-generating startup Oben Inc. raises $5 million, NBC adds Snapchat news show, and SpaceX not going to land Dragon capsule on Mars with rocket thrusters.

Pasadena Avatar-Generating Startup Oben Inc. Raises $5 Million

Artificial intelligence startup Oben Inc. said it has raised a $5 million round led by Chinese investment firm Tencent Holdings.

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Silicon Beach Report July 18: Rubicon Project Buys nToggle for $38.5 Million

Rubicon Project buys nToggle for $38.5 million, artificial intelligence startup Oben raises $5 million and Snap Inc. begins selling Spectacles on Amazon.

Silicon Beach Report July 17: Faraday Future Makes High-Profile Hire from BMW Despite Financial Problems

Faraday Future makes high-profile hire from BMW despite financial problems, Impact Health raises $13 million, and Snap Inc. stock lockup to end soon, possibly putting more pressure on shares.

Silicon Beach Report July 14: Snap Inc. Had Acquisition Talks with AdRoll

Snap Inc. had acquisition talks with AdRoll, NationBuilder’s clients include Trump’s campaign and French President Macron, and SpaceX seeks government funds for deep space exploration.

Hacker Attacks Spur Fear, Sales

INTERNET: Ransomware has cybersecurity firms in demand.

Spike in ransomware attacks has orders clicking at cyberdefense providers.

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Pro Video-Game Teams Shoot for Improvement

SPORTS: Both Immortals, Team Liquid move forward on new training facilities.

Two video-game teams look to field training facilities to boost player performance.

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Silicon Beach Report July 13: Alcohol Delivery Service Saucey Raises $5.4 Million

Alcohol delivery service Saucey raises $5.4 million, Snapchat signs content production partnership with Formula One and Open Listings raises $6.5 million.