Santa Monica’s DogVacay Purchased by Rival, Science Inc. begins raising $60 million fund, and test firing readies SpaceX rocket for relaunch Thursday.

Santa Monica’s DogVacay Purchased by Rival

Pet-sitting app-maker DogVacay was purchased Tuesday by for an undisclosed sum, reports the Business Journal. The deal combines two of the major players in the nascent mobile pet care space, creating a larger company with $150 million in bookings for dog walking, pet-sitting, and dog boarding in 2016, according to Rover.

Science Inc. Begins Raising $60 Million Fund

Tech accelerator Science Inc. has started raising capital for a $60 million fund, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm typically backs startups related to marketing, social media, e-commerce, and online content creation.

Test Firing Readies SpaceX Rocket for Relaunch Thursday

SpaceX test fired a rocket in Cape Canaveral, Fla. that it plans to launch on Thursday, reports Space News. The previously used Falcon 9 rocket could be the first SpaceX booster to fly into space twice after landing.

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