Samsung enters L.A. retail market; JibJab Acquired; Snap and Nike link for lenses
Tracking Snap’s original content offers; Accu-Trade sells to TrueCar; GamesUnion reacts to Activision layoffs.
TrueCar Inc., a digital auto pricing marketplace operating in Santa Monica, announced Feb. 14 it acquired a 20 percent stake in vehicle-appraisal software developer Accu-Trade, based in New Brunswick, Canada.
Newegg to sponsor Counter Logic Gaming; Casetabs gains $2.5 million; HauteLook customer data compromised
Ex-Snap employees raise $1 million for new venture; Activision downsizes support staff; OpenTempo links with TigerConnect
TigerConnect Inc., a healthcare communications software developer operating in Santa Monica, announced Feb. 13 it will partner with OpenTempo Inc., developers of a medical staff scheduling software based in Williston, Vt.
Scopely hits $400 million run rate; Tinder’s algorithm analyzed; Techstars creates L.A. aerospace accelerator
MGM launches Epix streaming service; Activision Blizzard readies for layoffs; SpaceX launching lunar lander
Consumer Reports tracks scooter injuries; JP Morgan Suggests Apple buy Activision; Musk mansion listed for $4.5 million
Former BMG exec heads new venture fund backed by Scooter Braun’s Ithaca firm
Zach Katz launches music-focused venture fund.
Financial marketing firm CrowdfundX, operating in Sawtelle, announced an acquisition by West L.A.-based digital investment firm Issuance Inc. Feb. 7.
FoxNext launches indie game fund; Gigajot broadens Pasadena reach; Foot Locker invests in Goat
Image-processing and microchip-manufacturing firm Gigajot Technology Inc. announced Feb. 4 it will expand its sublease of its current 100-square-foot headquarters in Pasadena to 3,257 square feet at the Gateway Metro Center on E. Foothill Boulevard in the same city.
Space Exploration Technologies Corp’s dress rehearsal for manned space flights this summer is aimed for March 2, when Space X’s s Crew Dragon is slated to launch an unmanned demonstration flight from Kennedy Space Center's historic Launch Pad 39A, NASA announced Wednesday.
Super League Gaming links with Topgolf; ESPN+ exceeds 2 million subscriptions; SpaceX prepares for manned flights