Digital Domain: GoDigital Media Tracks Where Web Content Used

Innovation Special Report

GoDigital Media Group’s software allows artists, from YouTube content creators to prominent musicians and film studios, to track whenever their work is used and get paid for those uses.

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Silicon Beach Report Nov. 21: $30 Million for PlayVS

New president at Conde Nast Entertainment; SpaceX secures $250 million; LA Dodgers lead PlayVS Series B round.

Silicon Beach Report Nov. 20: SpaceX, Boeing Under NASA Scrutiny

Snap retailing Spectacles for $350 each; Activision Blizzard accused of ignoring deaf gamers; Musk’s toking prompts another investigation

Silicon Beach Report Nov. 19: Riot Games’ Latest Venture is Books

“League of Legends” comic book in production; Former Netflix veteran joins ServiceTitan; Virgin Orbit finishes critical flight test

H1Z1 Pro League Shuts Down, Citing Funding Failures

Roughly seven months after beginning its first season, the H1Z1 Pro League announced it will cease operations due to payment issues.

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Silicon Beach Report Nov. 16: Sony Skipping E3

SpaceX launches communications satellite; Sony bows out of E3 but Activision and Warner Bros. are in; Boring Co. accused of withholding tunnel information

Silicon Beach Report Nov. 15: Snap Subpoenaed

SpaceX internet satellites approved; WeRecover gains $2 million; Snap complies with request for IPO details

Silicon Beach Report Nov. 14: $165 Million for ServiceTitan

Netflix tries mobile-only subscription; Snapchat drops prices for AR ads; ServiceTitan brings total funding to $326 million

ServiceTitan Secures $165M From Venture Capital Group to Expand

Glendale-based ServiceTitan Inc. has secured $165 million in funding from a venture capital group to build out its home services software firm through acquisitions and moves into new markets.

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Silicon Beach Report Nov. 13: LA Out in Amazon HQ Bid

Google opens office doors to historic Playa Vista office; SpaceX honors first African-American NASA trainee; LAEDC predicts prosperity without Amazon

Vertebrae Launches Augmented Reality E-Commerce Platform

Santa Monica-based augmented reality advertising and software provider Vertebrae announced Nov. 12 the launch of its new e-commerce AR platform, Axis.

Silicon Beach Report Nov. 12: Musk, Garcetti Chat Boring Co. Projects

Elon Musk talks sewage and other Boring application with Eric Garcetti; Vertebrae launches AR platform for e-tailers; Wii users will have to look elsewhere for Netflix

Car-Share Startup HyreCar Report Q3 Revenue Up 224 Percent to $2.7 M

HyreCar Inc., a downtown Los Angeles-based company allowing prospective ride-share drivers to temporarily lease vehicles from dealerships, announced Nov. 8 its third-quarter revenue grew 224 percent to $2.7 million over last year.

Silicon Beach Report Nov. 9: Activision Blizzard Announces Third Quarter Earnings

SpaceX requests lower launch threshold; Activision nets $1.7 billion third quarter revenues; Tastemade to release a book

Silicon Beach Report Nov. 8: Cornerstone Acquires Grovo Learning for $24M

Branson and Lloyd replaced at Virgin Hyperloop; Defy Media Folds; Grovo Learning acquired by Cornerstone OnDemand