Elijah Chiland

Staff Reporter

Staff reporter Elijah Chiland can be reached at echiland@labusinessjournal.com.

Recent Stories

TikTok Gets Another Extension for US Sale

The Treasury Department has reportedly pushed back TikTok’s sell-by date once again, giving the company until Dec. 4 to complete a deal.

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Snap Takes on TikTok With New Spotlight Video Feature

Snap Inc. has added a new feature that puts the company squarely in competition with TikTok.

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Tech Companies Continue to Bulk Up in LA, Driving Job Growth

Tech jobs are growing at a rapid clip in Los Angeles, fueled by an increasing appetite from local companies as well as industry leaders that are expanding their presence here.

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Bobacino Brings Automation to Trendy Bubble Tea

As the restaurant industry embraces new forms of high-tech automation, a local startup is applying robotic technology to the trendy bubble tea business.

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Vurbl Wants to Outdo Spotify. Can It Become the YouTube of Audio?

There’s no shortage of audio streaming apps, but Santa Monica-based startup Vurbl Media Inc. is betting that its newly launched player can compete with established platforms like Spotify.

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Deadline for TikTok Sale Is Extended

The Trump administration has put more time on the clock for TikTok parent company ByteDance Ltd. to sell the app’s U.S. operations to an American company.

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Aerospace Incubator Starburst Is Lifting Industry in LA

In the five years since French space and defense technology accelerator Starburst Aerospace announced plans to open its first American office in El Segundo, the aerospace industry has grown rapidly in Los Angeles County.

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For SpaceX, Latest Launch Is a Big Leap

Space Exploration Technologies Corp. launched one of the highest-profile missions in the company’s nearly two-decade history on Nov. 15, sending four astronauts to the International Space Station.

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SpaceX Launches Crewed Mission With NASA

Space Exploration Technologies Inc. launched one of the most high-profile missions, sending four astronauts to the International Space Station.

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Romeo Power Secures Investment Ahead of IPO

Waste hauler Republic Services Inc. has exercised an option to purchase shares of common stock in Vernon-based Romeo Systems Inc., and the two companies announced Nov. 10 that they are exploring a “strategic alliance.”

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