TikTok’s parent company, Beijing-based ByteDance Ltd., has rejected the acquisition proposal from Microsoft Corp. and reportedly accepted a bid from Oracle Corp.
While plenty of tech companies are interested in filling up consumers’ feeds, some are more interested in feeding consumers.
Santa Monica-based Future Labs V Inc., which does business as Graze, wants to revolutionize the landscape industry with its robotic lawn mowers.
With social distancing and masks likely to remain a reality for a while longer, Pasadena-based QLess Inc. is poised to help businesses reduce in-person queues.
Silver Lake-based CropSwap Inc. is trying to move farmers markets onto a mobile app.
TikTok’s parent company, Beijing-based ByteDance Ltd., is reportedly in discussions with the U.S. government on ways to avoid a complete sale of TikTok’s U.S. operations.
While many industries have struggled in the face of Covid-19, companies in the nimble tech sector have adapted quickly and, in many cases, even thrived.
Already facing limited options amid pressure from the White House, any deal for the U.S. operations of TikTok may now encounter opposition from the Chinese government.
Long Beach-based Rocket Lab USA Inc. made a successful return to flight on Aug. 30, rebounding from a July mission where the company lost its launch vehicle and client payloads.
Space Exploration Technologies Corp. conducted two launches last week using its Falcon 9 rockets, including one mission that marked another milestone for the Hawthorne-based aerospace company.
Less than four months after joining then high-flying TikTok as chief executive, former Walt Disney Co. veteran Kevin Mayer departed the company last week.
Rocket Lab USA Inc. has signed a contract with European space technology company OHB Group to launch a communications satellite for an OHB customer.
West Hollywood-based Stem Disintermedia Inc. has raised $10 million in a funding round led by Slow Ventures with follow on investment from Santa Monica-based Upfront Ventures and Aspect Ventures.
When it comes to movie and TV show recommendations, El Segundo-based app developer Bingie Inc. wants to prioritize friends and family over algorithms.
The downtown-based startup wants to help parents leverage their friends and family networks to help cover college costs.