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Ryff Raises $12 Million for 3D Ad Placement

Ryff Inc., an advertising technology startup, has raised $11.7 million in funding.

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Jam City Still Eying Public Offering After Canceling SPAC

Culver City-based mobile gaming company Jam City Inc., which canceled plans for a SPAC merger last week, will continue to pursue a public offering.

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That’s No Moon Launches With $100 Million Investment

Sawtelle-based gaming studio That’s No Moon Entertainment Inc. launched July 28 with a $100 million investment from Smilegate Entertainment, a global game development company based in Seoul, South Korea.

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Tetra Tech Acquires UK Consulting Firm

Pasadena-based consulting and engineering firm Tetra Tech Inc. has added to its British collection.

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Inspire Energy Acquired by Shell

It’s quite an ironic company exit.

Media, Entertainment Drive LA’s Growth as a Tech Hub

Los Angeles is cementing its status as a hotspot for the tech industry.

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LAX Makes Headway on $14.5 Billion Modernization

Last month saw several significant milestones on different fronts in the $14.5 billion effort to modernize Los Angeles International Airport.

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Metro’s Regional Connector Enters Final Construction Phase

The final major construction push for the long-awaited $1.8 billion Metro Regional Connector Transit Project through downtown has finally arrived.

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Vegas-to-LA Rail Developer Buys Land for Second Station

With its announcement of a land acquisition in Las Vegas last month, the developer of a high-speed rail line between Las Vegas and Southern California now has land for two key stations.

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Openpath Is Acquired by Motorola for Mobile Security Technology

Openpath Security Inc., a cloud-based mobile access control provider based in Culver City, has been acquired by telecommunications giant Motorola Solutions Inc.

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Tetra Tech Lands $49 Million USAID Contract

Tetra Tech Inc. was awarded a $49 million contract to promote biodiversity conservation and climate resilience efforts in West Africa.

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Snap Earnings Surge in Second Quarter

Snap Inc. continues to post impressive financial gains, logging a record 116% increase in year-over-year revenue for the second quarter.

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Numerade Labs Raises $26 Million for AI Ed Tech

Santa Monica-based education technology platform Numerade Labs Inc. raised $26 million in Series A funding for its artificial intelligence-driven tutoring platform.

After Fast Start, Social App Poparazzi Sees Slowdown

Poparazzi, a photo sharing app developed by Marina del Rey-based TTYL Inc., is among this year’s most hyped social media startups.

Investors Give Lift to Pet Care Company Front of the Pack

Front of the Pack, a Westchester-based direct-to-consumer ecommerce pet care startup, creates supplements for dogs.

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