Quibi to produce short-form video; Snap pushes for original content amid funding crisis; Insomniac launches new virtual reality game
South Korean broadcast company OGN is constructing a 35,000-square-foot e-sports arena in Manhattan Beach, and selected game developer PlayerUnknown Battlegrounds Co. Ltd. (better known as PubG Co.) as its first league partner.
The stock price for Snap Inc. hit a new low — falling 6.4 percent to $7 a share – after a report described the Santa Monica social media company as “quickly running out of money.”
PWC links with Cred; Bonfire Ventures invests in drone maker; BlackLine enters Japanese market
First rocket touchdown for SpaceX; Faraday and Evergrande dispute; “Twin Peaks” comes to virtual reality
Air Force grants AeroVironment $13 million; Snap survival strategy leaked; Treyarch prepares for new game launch
Purchase of 12 acres hints at expansion plans
Google sets up shop at Spruce Goose hangar in Playa Vista.
Vogue publishes Spanish Snapchat edition; op-ed accuses SpaceX of safety violations; Brack at the helm of Blizzard
Santa Monica-based digital job search platform ZipRecruiter Inc. announced Oct. 4 it secured $156 million in a funding round led by Wellington Management Co. and Institutional Venture Partners.
Santa Monica-based Activision Blizzard Inc. named J. Allen Brack its new president of Blizzard Entertainment Oct. 4, alongside two new promotions to the executive leadership team.
Google comes to Playa Vista; Uber launches Santa Monica Scooters; Jam City links with voting nonprofit
Culver City-based mobile game developer Jam City Inc. announced Oct. 3 it will partner with nonprofit voter registration organization When We All Vote to produce public service announcements encouraging its users to vote.
Alphabet Inc.-subsidiary Google moved into the Spruce Goose hangar in Playa Vista Oct. 3, two years after it began leasing the space.
Hyperloop Transportation Technologies shows off new tech; Appetize and Tropical Smoothie Cafe partner; Recargo acquired by Innogy
California’s net neutrality legislation brings challenges from the feds; Rapaport promoted at Amazon Studios; more flights From Surf Air