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Honey Acquired by PayPal for $4 Billion

PayPal Holdings Inc. paid $4 billion to acquire Mid-Wilshire-based ecommerce software developer Honey Science Corp.

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Immortals Gaming Club Sells Overwatch League Team

Esports organization Immortals Gaming Club finalized the sale of an esports team to Naples, Fla.-based Beasley Broadcast Group Inc. on Nov. 15.

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Growing Pains at Activision

GAMING: Company seeks to balance mobile, console

Activision Blizzard announces better-than-expected third-quarter earnings and a loss of 3 million users.

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Valence Links Black Professionals

TECH: Upfront leads $2.5 million raise to support social network startup

The team at Valence Enterprises looks to connect black professionals.

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Military Business Boosts Boingo

Wi-Fi provider narrows losses in third quarter

Boingo Wireless sees a boost from contracts to provide Wi-Fi to the military.

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FanAI Raises $8 Million Series A

Esports analytics and marketing firm FanAI Inc. raised a $8 million Series A round Nov. 14.

Super League Gaming Posts Jump in Third-Quarter Revenue

Santa Monica-based Super League Gaming Inc. reported a third-quarter revenue increase of 129% year over year to $350,000.

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BYD Sells 130 Electric Buses to LADOT

BYD Motors will deliver 130 electric buses to the L.A. Department of Transportation, the company's largest order yet.

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Snap Rolls Out New Spectacles

Snap Inc. releases the newest version of Spectacles, its camera- and video-capable glasses

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El Segundo-based online postage supplier Inc. reported third-quarter revenue of $136.2 million, down 5%.

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Activision Exceeds Earnings Expectations

Santa Monica-based Activision Blizzard Inc. reported third-quarter revenue of $1.2 billion.

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Plugging Away

LA’s still the place for electric vehicle-makers, but success remains elusive

Los Angeles’ electric vehicle companies keep plugging along despite setbacks.

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Edison Preps $4B Nuclear Project

AECOM will start San Onofre demolition in 2020

Southern California Edison announces start date for AECOM-led project to decommission the San Onofre nuclear power plant.

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Flood Control Project Set

Tetra Tech wins Army Corps of Engineers contract

Army Corps of Engineers awards Tetra Tech a contract worth up to $40 million.

HyreCar Increases Revenue, Losses in Third Quarter

Santa Monica-based car rental startup HyreCar Inc. reported third-quarter revenue of $3.7 million.

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