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The Santa Monica-based mobile app developer is bringing some humor to its meditation app.
Rocket Lab USA Inc. launched its 16th mission and successfully recovered the launch vehicle’s first-stage rocket.
Space Exploration Technologies Corp. successfully reused a first-stage rocket booster for the seventh time during a launch last week that deployed another 60 satellites as part of its ambitious Starlink program.
The short five-year history of Relativity Space Inc. is like something out of a startup storybook.
MeUndies Inc. received a fresh injection of capital this month to expand its popular online underwear subscription service.
The Treasury Department has reportedly pushed back TikTok’s sell-by date once again, giving the company until Dec. 4 to complete a deal.
Snap Inc. has added a new feature that puts the company squarely in competition with TikTok.
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.
As the restaurant industry embraces new forms of high-tech automation, a local startup is applying robotic technology to the trendy bubble tea business.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Space Exploration Technologies Inc. launched one of the most high-profile missions, sending four astronauts to the International Space Station.
Three local aerospace companies will partner with NASA on key projects, the space agency announced Nov. 9.
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.”
Ladera Heights-based defense contractor LinQuest Corp. has been selected as a prime contractor for U.S. government agencies through a contract management program administered by the General Services Administration.
Envoy Technologies Inc., a Culver City company that operates electric car sharing services has raised $11 million in funding.
Snap Inc. is acquiring Israel-based startup Voca AI Ltd. for cash and stock.
Transportation technology company Hyperloop Technologies Inc. transported live passengers for the first time Nov. 8.
Recently formed El Segundo-based Pacific Defense Strategies Inc. has acquired military tech company Spear Research.
The pandemic continues to take a steep toll on Hollywood with Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. and Walt Disney Co. announcing new rounds of layoffs last week.
The future of TikTok’s U.S. business is still murky, but a recent federal court ruling makes it unlikely the massively popular social media app will go dark in the near future.
Space Exploration Technologies Corp. successfully completed its second mission on behalf of U.S. Space Force.
Nearly one year after acquiring software developer Honey Science Inc., PayPal Holdings Inc. is beginning to detail how it will incorporate Honey’s tools.
Newegg Inc., the City of Industry-based electronics retailer, is bolstering its staff for the holiday season.
Holographic technology startup PORTL Inc. announced $3 million in seed funding.
Online dating app Tinder has rolled out a new video feature to help connect singles at a time when pandemic-related precautions are limiting in-person meetups.
Culver City-based mobile games publisher and developer Scopely Inc. announced on Oct. 28 that it had secured $340 million in Series E funding from a group of investors led by Wellington Management Co. and NewView Capital.
Activision Blizzard Inc. outperformed earnings projections in the third quarter, reporting $1.95 billion in net revenue.
Long Beach-based aerospace company Rocket Lab USA Inc. has successfully launched its 15th Electron rocket.
Newly formed holding company Pacific Consolidated Holdings announced the merger of alcohol retailer Saucey and cannabis vendor Emjay.
Replicated, a Culver City-based company that provides security and operations services to software vendors, closed a $25 million Series B funding round.