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Fandango Buys Video-Streaming Platform

Online movie ticket seller Fandango announced that it acquired Culver City video-streaming service MediaNaviCo, known as M-Go, late on Friday.

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Brothers Divided by Air Line Feud

AVIATION: Surf Air co-founder alleges stake devalued in scheme.

Lawsuit by Surf Air co-founder David Eyerly alleges investors schemed to devalue his stake in the company.

Silicon Beach Deal Flow: Jan. 29

A weekly roundup of must-read L.A. tech investments and acquisitions.

Susa Ventures Starts Fundraising $50 Million Fund

Early stage investing firm Susa Ventures has started raising its second fund, worth $50 million, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Silicon Beach Launch List: Jan. 29

A weekly roundup of L.A. tech company and product launches.

StartEngine Shifts Into Crowdfunding Market Gear

Santa Monica's StartEngine announced Friday it intends to file with the Securities and Exchange Commission to become a registered funding portal.

Jukin Media Inks Deal with Huffington Post

Jukin Media of Culver City has signed a deal with the Huffington Post to supply it with licensed user-generated videos.

Hyperloop Technologies in Talks with Chinese Rail Company

China’s biggest maker of railway equipment, CRRC Corp., is in talks for a potential investment in downtown’s Hyperloop Technologies Inc., reports Bloomberg.

SteelHouse Revenue Grows 170%

Advertising software company SteelHouse of Culver City grew revenue last year by 170 percent to a $130 million revenue run rate.

Snapchat Adds Cosmopolitan Editor to Board

Snapchat added Cosmopolitan Editor-in-Chief Joanna Coles to its board of directors, reports Women's Wear Daily.

UCLA Anderson Opens an Accelerator

UCLA Anderson School of Management has launched an accelerator.

HopSkipDrive Raises $10.2 Million

Child transportation startup HopSkipDrive of downtown raised a $10.2 million Series A round.

Starbreeze to Open Virtual Reality Arcade

Video game studio Starbreeze of Stockholm, Sweden announced plans on Saturday to launch a virtual reality arcade in Los Angeles.

L.A. Tech Calendar Jan. 25 – Feb. 7

Roundup of L.A. tech events in the next two weeks.

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Powering Up

Faraday’s electric cars may hit hurdles on road

Some industry analysts question the map Faraday Future is following to produce electric cars.