Beverly Hill’s Roll Global LLC, the California agricultural empire led by the billionaire couple Stewart and Lynda Resnick, has sold the “Cuties” trademark for its seedless mandarin oranges.
HEALTH CARE: Expected FDA approval pumps up shares of MannKind.
Investors breathless over outlook for approval of MannKind’s inhalable insulin. 5
INTERNET: Viddy retrenching after failing to meet Web hype.
Video app Viddy has pared back and refocused after sky-high predictions for its future failed to develop.
INTERNET: Earnings rise as Demand prepares to divide business units.
Investors boost Demand Media shares as the firm prepares to split its domain name unit from its publishing business.
PLASTICS: Cereplast to exit El Segundo as part of cost-cutting strategy.
Bioresins company Cereplast hopes moving its HQ to Indiana will help it get back in shape.
Better-than-expected revenue for Boingo Wireless during the first quarter has temporarily halted the company’s tumble in 2013.
Demand Media Inc. beat analysts’ estimates for the first quarter of 2013, led by increases in revenue from the Web publisher’s sites as well as its domain registration business.
MEDIA: Snapchat creators get grilled as guests on TV’s ‘Colbert Report.’
‘What are the users of Snapchat ashamed of?”
INTERNET: Nativo styles ‘native content’ to match websites.
Ad firm Nativo looks to go “native” online with promotional content that blends in with a website’s style and tone.
Are L.A. investors a bunch of wimps? That was the kernel of an argument buffeting around online among members of the tech community over the weekend.