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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.

Silicon Beach Report July 12: Activision Blizzard Inc. Launches Pro League for Overwatch

Activision Blizzard Inc. launches pro league for Overwatch, Fifth Wall Ventures powers up accelerator program, Hyperloop One completes full system test in Nevada and interior design app Hutch raises $10 million.

Fifth Wall Ventures Powers Up Accelerator Program

Fifth Wall Ventures plans to launch an accelerator program aimed at companies valued under $20 million in the real estate tech space, the firm announced Wednesday.

E-Sports Company aXiomatic Joins Disney Accelerator

Walt Disney Co. announced Tuesday that e-sports company aXiomatic was one of 11 companies chosen to participate in the 2017 Disney Accelerator program.

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Silicon Beach Report July 11: Snap Inc. Shares Tumble After Underwriter Downgrades Stock

Snap Inc. shares tumble after underwriter downgrades stock, UberMedia acquires Cintric for an undisclosed amount, and Disney starts new accelerator class.

Snap Inc. Shares Tumble After Underwriter Downgrades Stock

Snap Inc., the Venice developer of the Snapchat app, took a pummeling on the stock market on Tuesday, falling nearly 9 percent to close at $15.47 a share.

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Silicon Beach Report July 10: Asian Goods E-Tailer Yamibuy Raises $10 Million

Asian goods e-tailer Yamibuy raises $10 million, Snap Inc. slips below IPO price, and Faraday Future scales back Las Vegas factory plans amid cash crunch.

Asian Goods E-Tailer Yamibuy Raises $10 Million

Asian goods e-tailer Yamibuy has raised a $10 million Series A round led by GGV Capital of Beijing, according to a Monday press release.

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Silicon Beach Report July 7: Clearlake Capital Sells Software Firms to Centerbridge Partners for $1.26 Billion

Clearlake Capital sells software firms to Centerbridge Partners for $1.26 billion, SpaceX and ULA asked to bid on five launches by U.S. Air Force, and VP Pence is bullish on SpaceX.

Ride Service Hitting Road Long Term With Teslas

TRANSPORTATION: Budget for Tesloop banks on driving fleet to 1 million-mile mark.

Long-haul commuting is better in a Tesla.

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Silicon Beach Report July 6: Snap Inc. and Competitors Bidding for World Cup Video Rights From Fox

Snap Inc. and competitors bidding for World Cup video rights from Fox, Miso Robotics raises $3.1 million, and SpaceX launches 10th rocket this year.

Silicon Beach Report July 5: Snapchat Lets Users Add Links to Web Content

Snapchat lets users add links to web content, SpaceX launch scrapped twice but scheduled for attempt tonight, and Virgin Galactic aims for commercial flights in 2018, and more.

Silicon Beach Report July 3: Tesloop Ride Sharing Service Expands

Tesloop ride sharing service expands, SpaceX’s Dragon capsule lands on Earth with animals and space station equipment, and Headspace raises $36.7 million.