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Silicon Beach Report Aug. 22: Facebook Predicted to Lose Teens to Snapchat and Instagram

Facebook predicted to lose teens to Snapchat and Instagram, Uber and Lyft drivers protest their pay at LAX, and FreedomPop launches $49 per year mobile phone plan.

Silicon Beach Report Aug. 21: Steve Bannon Returns to Brentwood’s Breitbart News

Steve Bannon returns to Brentwood’s Breitbart News, CNN launches daily Snapchat news show and SpaceX to unveil spacesuits next week.

Silicon Beach Report Aug. 18: NBC's Daily Snapchat Show Reaches 29 Million Views in First Month

NBC's daily Snapchat show reaches 29 million views in first month, Fisker Emotion to debut at CES 2018, and Q&A with Sophia Amoruso about new startup GirlBoss Media.

German Grocer Aldi Partners with Instacart to Offer Delivery in L.A.

The stakes of the grocery delivery wars have just been raised. German discount grocer Aldi Inc. announced Monday that it plans to debut a grocery delivery service through Instacart in Los Angeles, Dallas and Atlanta later this month. Aldi, which mainly sells products with its own label, has almost 1,700 stores in 35 states, according to a press release. About 15 of its stores are in L.A. County.

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Is Snap the New Myspace?

INTERNET: Facebook has Silicon Beach star in sights.

Former Myspace execs offer Snap some friendly social network advice on dealing with Facebook.

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Last Mile First Up For Latest EV Entry

New electric-vehicle maker Chanje looks to hit the roads with a focus on last-mile goods delivery.

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Birth Date Website Touts Many Happy Returns

Famous Birthdays looks to social media celebrities to light candle under traffic.

Ever wanted to know which celebrities shared your birthday? Famous Birthdays of Santa Monica has made a business out of indulging that curiosity.

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Silicon Beach Report Aug. 17: Faraday Future May Cut Electric Car Racing Team to Save Cash

Faraday Future may cut electric car racing team to save cash, alt-right social media network raises $1 million on StartEngine, and X Prize extends contest to land on the Moon.

Silicon Beach Report Aug. 16: Tronc and Investor’s Business Daily to Launch Paid Newsletter on Mutual Funds

Tronc and Investor’s Business Daily to launch paid newsletter on mutual funds, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak joins Mojiit as advisor and retail inventory software company NuOrder raises $8 million.

Silicon Beach Report Aug. 15: City of Los Angeles Launches Cyberattack Warning Center

City of Los Angeles launches cyberattack warning center, US government demands details on visitors to anti-Trump website hosted by DreamHost, and UCLA Extension creates Innovation Lab program.

City of Los Angeles Launches Cyberattack Warning Center

L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti on Tuesday announced the launch of the Los Angeles Cyber Lab, a public-private data-sharing center for alerting local businesses and residents to cyberattacks.

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Silicon Beach Report Aug. 14: L.A.’s MarketCast Acquires Fizziology

L.A.’s MarketCast acquires Fizziology, SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket with heavy load of scientific experiments, Snapchat debuts Crowd Surf, a video-stitching feature.

Silicon Beach Report Aug. 11: Snap Confirms Acquisition of Zeny for $213 Million

Snap confirms acquisition of Zeny for $213 million, Google's diversity controversy mocked in street art near its Venice office and Third Point sells all Snap shares.

Patrick Soon-Shiong’s NantHealth to Lay Off 300 Employees, Sell Health Care Software

NantHealth Inc. announced plans Thursday to lay off about 300 of its staff and sell its provider and patient messaging platform to Allscripts in a move that it expects to save the company more than $70 million annually, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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3-D Printing Venture Sets Concrete Plans

Contour Crafting’s 3-D printers may help form a new future for home building.

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