The U.S. Geological Survey has awarded $2.2 million to Caltech for additional development on ShakeAlert, an earthquake early warning system.
Esports team owner Echo Fox has forfeited its role as a competitor in Riot Games Inc.’s lucrative “League of Legends” League Championship Series after failing to sell the spot to another bidder.
Santa Monica-based venture investors March Capital Partners led a $51 million Series C round for conversational artificial intelligence developers Uniphore Software Systems Private Ltd.
Renewable energy storage firm Energy Vault, a portfolio company of Pasadena's Idea Lab, received a $110 million investment from SoftBank Vision Fund to scale its operations and expand into international markets.
Marina del Rey advertising technology outfit Lucidity has raised a $5 million Series A round of funding to invest in engineering, product development and customer support.
Andreessen Horowitz led a $16.5 million Series A funding round for Sawtelle-based online multiplayer game developer Singularity 6 Corp., which will use the cash to develop its first fantasy multiplayer game.
Loot Crate Inc., which sells subscription boxes of pop culture apparel and collectibles, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday.
The Santa Monica-based video game publisher behind popular games such as “Call of Duty” and “Overwatch” saw its profits decline more than 18% from this time last year, reporting a net income of $328 million.
In its first quarterly earnings report since terminating the agreement, Stamps.com posted a net income of $14 million, down 69% from $45.5 million this time last year.
The Los Angeles Dodgers named San Francisco-based mobile app Postmates Inc. as a concessions partner — bringing the ease of food pickup into the stadium.
A former executive at West Hollywood headquartered dating app developer Tinder Inc. filed a lawsuit Monday alleging she was sexually assaulted by Gregory Blatt, the company's former CEO.
Vernon-based manufacturer Romeo Systems Inc. said Aug. 5 it secured a $4 million investment from HG Ventures to further develop energy-efficient lithium ion batteries.
Profits were roughly $216,000 for Boingo Wireless Inc. in the second quarter but the Wi-Fi provider added 10 new internet service locations, setting a quarterly revenue record including about $10 million in access fees.
Venice-based Stackin Inc., a startup that offers financial planning advice via text message, has finalized a $4 million Series A raise to build out its platform and grow operations.
Lincoln Heights-based retailer Loot Crate Inc., which sells subscription boxes of apparel and collectibles, closed down its Vernon warehouse and laid off the facility's 150 workers this month.