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Different Tune

Your Music gives crowdfunders slice of song profits

Your Music cues up a new model for crowdfunding artists offering a slice of profits for small investors.

Text Exec Sends Message

Dez White, founder of free ephemeral messaging app Invisible Text, is excited to head to New York this month to kick off her work with the Clinton Global Initiative.

Different Tune

L.A. pop artist Georgia Jane can thank her grandfather for helping kick-start her professional music career – one that has turned out to be groundbreaking and, so far, unique.

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Retro Draw

ARCHITECTURE: Late Richard Neutra’s former office to serve as museum for L.A.-synonymous style.

Richard Neutra’s son has designs on turning his and his late architect father’s former office into a museum.

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Online Shows Tapping TV Talent

internet: YouTube producer channels small-screen vets, sponsor.

Content & Co. looks to channel TV veterans and corporate sponsorship into a successful YouTube show.

Retro Draw

If you’re a fan of AMC’s “Mad Men,” then you’ve probably seen actor Jon Hamm lounging in sleek midcentury modern office furniture while sipping a stiff drink as his iconic character, Don Draper.

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Truth Be Told

23-year-old spins tweeted facts into big bucks

UberFacts’ Kris Sanchez has turned his 7 million Twitter followers into a true gold mine.

MiTú Pacts With Televisa

Culver City’s MiTú, a Latino YouTube network, has partnered with Mexican media giant Televisa to create original content for the Web in both Spanish and English.

Raytheon Gets $11 Million Contract for Laser Weapons

Raytheon Co.’s sprawling El Segundo operation has been awarded an $11 million U.S. Marine Corps contract to develop laser weapons for military vehicles.

RadPad Nabs $2 Million

Los Angeles mobile rental marketplace RadPad has raised $2 million in capital led by SG VC in Santa Barbara, bringing its total amount raised to $3.5 million.

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