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Deep L.A. Roots

BUSINESS PERSONS OF THE YEAR: Agribusiness billionaires Stewart and Lynda Resnick have planted themselves at heart of philanthropic, cultural scenes.

Agribusiness billionaires Lynda and Stewart Resnick have branched out into supporting L.A.’s philanthropic and arts scenes.

Higher Volume

INTERNET: WhisperText signs up viral-story wizard to help expand the anonymous-confession app’s reach.

INTERNET: WhisperText hopes viral-story expert will help the anonymous-confession app speak to a broader audience.

Rubicon Project Files for $100 Million Public Offering

Rubicon Project has officially kicked-off its long-expected march toward going public.

News Personalization Service Clicks With AOL

Internet: Online giant pays $90 million for startup Gravity’s technology.

Internet: Gravity, provider of online news personalization services, makes headlines as a $90 million acquisition by AOL.

Ouya Releases Upgraded Console

Ouya’s gaming system is nearing its first birthday, and the console maker is celebrating by releasing a new product line with some upgrades.

HomeHero Brings New Life To Elder Care

The knock on the current boom in tech is that most companies are started by (male) 20- or 30-somethings attempting to solve problems for 20- or 30-somethings. Ergo the handfuls of food delivery startups or laundry pickup services.

Calacanis Launches Inside, a Newsreader App

Serial entrepreneur Jason Calacanis has finally lifted the veil on his newest product, Inside, which he says is the best thing he’s ever done.

TigerText Closes $21 Million Series B Round

If TigerText did nothing else as a company, it could forever be known as the company that birthed teen-friendly privacy app Whisper.

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Entrepreneur Making News

Internet: Jason Calacanis looks to deliver in journalism.

Online entrepreneur Jason Calacanis’ latest move takes him into the bustling field of mobile news delivery.

Accelerator’s Full Speed Ahead on Demo Days

Online: MuckerLab sticks by tradition as latest startup class meets with investors.

Accelerator MuckerLab sticks with demo days, saying the events still click with the tech community.

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