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Deluxe Buys Cloud Service Mediapeers

Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc. has acquired German business-to-business cloud service provider Mediapeers for an undisclosed amount.

CU Wallet Gets Investment

CU Wallet, a mobile payments tech provider, has received an investment from one of the largest credit unions in the country, Security Service Federal Credit Union in San Antonio.

Ticketmaster Acquires Eventjoy

Ticketmaster, a division of Live Nation Entertainment, has acquired mobile ticketing platform Eventjoy.

Cross Campus Old Pasadena Open for Tour

Cross Campus, a Santa Monica co-working space for tech entrepreneurs, is giving a first look at its second location in Old Pasadena.

Tinder CEO Denies Funding Rumors

Tinder Chief Executive Sean Rad shot down reports that the dating app is in talks with VC firm Benchmark to raise a round that would value the company at $750 million.

Tinder Co-Founder Resigns, but CEO to Stay On

Tinder co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer Justin Mateen has resigned after a sex harassment suit filed against him and the company was settled Monday, a person close to the company confirmed. Co-founder Sean Rad, who was also named in the complaint, will retain his role as chief executive.

Culver City Hopes for Fiber Internet

The city council in Culver City is preparing to consider a city-sponsored proposal to create an ultra-high-speed Internet network in the hopes it will lure tech companies to its resident-friendly streets.

Snapchat Settles Ownership Dispute

Snapchat and co-founders Evan Spiegel and Robert Murphy have settled an ownership dispute with a former Stanford classmate who claimed to be behind the disappearing picture messages the app is known for.

Tinder Settles Sex Harassment Suit

Tinder and its parent company InterActiveCorp has settled a sexual harassment and discrimination lawsuit filed by former exec and co-founder Whitney Wolfe.

Culver City Mayor Talks Tech Development

Mayor Meghan Sahli-Wells has big hopes for Culver City to become more than just a one-business town – but not at the cost of its family-friendly, tree-lined streets.

Idealab Founder Launches IdeaMarket

Bill Gross, founder and chairman of Pasadena tech incubator Idealab, announced Monday a new company dedicated to matching ideas with investors and entrepreneurs.

Helping Get Over Bridge Work

Port-commissioned app to help drivers with Desmond project.

Internet Long Beach port builds bridge to future with app to help navigate traffic during Gerald Desmond work.

New Massage Apps Hope to Rub Users Right Way

Technology: Pair of businesses help customers order in therapists.

It’s becoming a lot easier to get a professional massage in Los Angeles.

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On Move

Boingo Wireless Chief Executive David Hagan has real connection with racing vintage cars.

Interview: Boingo Wireless’ David Hagan likes to disconnect from running mobile networks by racing cars.

Nasty Gal Lays Off 10 Percent of Workforce

Nasty Gal, the online retailer of vintage women's clothing, has laid off up to 27 employees in the last week, according to reports. That number accounts for roughly 10 percent of its staff.