Dollar Shave Club Acquired for $1 Billion
Razor subscription service Dollar Shave Club of Venice has been purchased by Unilever of London for $1 billion, reports Fortune. Dollar Shave Club founder and Chief Executive Michael Dubin will continue to run the company, which will operate as an independent entity.
Rubicon Project Signs Deal to Automate Spotify’s Ad Inventory
Rubicon Project of Playa Vista has signed a deal to automate Spotify’s audio advertising inventory, according to a press release. Brands are now able to access Spotify's data and target listeners with 15-and 30-second audio advertising spots based on age, gender, music genre, and specific playlists via Rubicon Project's platform.
RadPad Adds Electronic Leases
RadPad of Santa Monica has signed a deal with DocuSign to let landlords and renters electronically execute leases, according to a press release. Landlords can now list apartments, qualify tenant applications, sign leases, and accept debit and credit card payments within the RadPad renting marketplace.
Twitter Bans Breitbart Editor
After harassing “Ghostbusters” actress Leslie Jones on Twitter, Brentwood-based Breitbart New Network’s Editor Milo Yiannopoulos was permanently banned from the social media platform, reports Variety. Yiannopoulos said the ban was “cowardly,” anti-free speech, and would harm Twitter.
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