Samson Amore

Reporter (Technology)

Email: samore@labusinessjournal.com
Phone: 323-549-5225 Extension: 235

Recent Stories

Scopely Acquires FoxNext Games

Scopely Inc. acquired Playa Vista-based game developer FoxNext Games from the Walt Disney Co.

Hollywood Software Firms Merge

Entertainment Partners acquires SyncOnSet

Burbank-based Entertainment Partners has acquired Culver City-based software developer SyncOnSet Technologies Inc.

Riot Games Settlement Is Challenged by State

Offer in sex discrimination suit is called inadequate

Five months after announcing a negotiated settlement in a sex discrimination and pay inequity lawsuit, Riot Games Inc. could be headed back to court.

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Warner Bros. Signs Cinelytic

Deal brings firm’s AI software to film studio

Warner Bros. Pictures International is betting that artificial intelligence can help manage its expansive catalog.

Califa Farms Raises $225 Million

Dairy-free brand plans global expansion

Califa Farms raised $225 million to fuel its international expansion and launch new product lines.

SpinLaunch Raises $35 Million

Small satellite launch firm SpinLaunch Inc. has raised a $35-million equity round.

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March Capital Partners Leads Action IQ Series C

Santa Monica-based venture investors March Capital Partners led a $32 million funding round for data startup ActionIQ.

Activision Answers ‘Call’

Company retools esports league, seeks revenue

After shutting down an existing esports league, Activision Blizzard Inc. is betting big on a new league that will begin its inaugural season Jan 24.

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MedMen Sells More Assets

Retailer ramps up efforts to raise $74 million

Culver City-based cannabis retailer MedMen Enterprises Inc. is continuing its aggressive push to implement its restructuring plan in light of large losses.

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LA Companies Turn Heads at CES

Quibi streaming slate, Ring gear and Hyundai flying cars generate buzz

From ambitious streaming services to fantastical flying cars, Los Angeles companies demonstrated innovative concepts in droves last week in Las Vegas at the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show.

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