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Biotech Roundup: Hellos, Goodbyes, “Cures” Delays And Trial News


And then the news flowed, from a fast reprieve for Juno Therapeutics to no mercy for Elizabeth Holmes. —Enough good trial news. —In other Merck news, U.K.-based The week started on a reflective note. There were other goodbyes: Peter DiLaura said so long to Second Genome, the microbiome company he led for six years.

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Attn: Gets $18.5M For News Site


West Hollywood-based Attn: , a company which publishes an online news site focused on social topics like economic mobility, civil rights, education, criminal justice, and the environment, has raised $18.5M in a funding round, the company disclosed on Friday. attn venture capital news publishing content liberal social mobileREAD MORE>>.

Hacking Hacker News – How Wily Startups Leverage Social News Sites


reached out to Michael after their surprising day at the top of Hacker News during early September. This article previously appeared in  Forbes.

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More Great News for #LATech – Crosscut Ventures Raises $75 Million Fund

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Crosscut Ventures  has just announced their 3rd fund and clocking in at $75 million , which will be focused heavily on Los Angeles – FTW.

Rubicon Project's Big Winners: Clearstone, News Corp., Mayfield


rubicon project merger acquisition clearstone news mayfield winners frank addante Who were the biggest winners in the successful IPO of Santa Monica-based Rubicon Project ? Rubicon''s President, Greg Raifman, now holds a stake worth $11.96M; and CFO and COO Todd Tappin''s stake is worth $10.0M.

StockTwits Adds Social News Rankings


San Diego-based StockTwits , the stock-oriented, social messaging site run by Howard Lindzon, said this morning that it has launched a new, social news ranking feature on the service. The new feature is available on news stories listed by ticker symbol. financial finance trading stories ranking news social stocktwitsREAD MORE>>. | L.A.’s Own Hacker News and Why Now?

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Hacker News in Silicon Valley is run by Paul Graham of Y Combinator , and they have been killing it for years. The framework in L.A. Sort of.

Uberpaper, Headed by Dmitry Shapiro, Takes On News Reading


Dmitry Shapiro , the former founder and CEO of Veoh, and later head of MySpace Music and Facebook alternative Altly, said Thursday that he has launched Uberpaper , a new, online news reading service to help people read and navigate news. uberpaper startup news reading social voting reader software altly dmitry shapiro veoh

Frequency Inks Video News Deal With Newsy


Los Angeles-based video streaming app and video distribution service Frequency , which is led by Blair Harrison, said today that it has inked a video news deal with millenial-focused video news service Newsy. frequency newsy video news distribution streamingFinancial details of the content licensing deal were not disclosed.

Snapchat Targets News Discovery With Discover Feature


The new tool might help Snapchat become a serious player in directing young, mobile users to professional news sources. READ MORE>>.

iSideWith Uses Your Political Beliefs To Filter News


If you're a political news junkie, what's the best way to get to the news that will most interest you? READ MORE>>.

Raise money on good news


That’s the rub.  Once at breakeven, the rush to raise more is over, and there are far more options available.  Raising money

HitFix Heads To The Big Screen With Theater News Deal


Los Angeles-based online entertainment site HitFix , which is headed by Jen Sargent, is in a new deal today which will bring the company''s entertainment news to theaters. movie theaters, said they are in a strategic relationship to bring entertainment news to theater screens. Financial details of the deal were not announced.

Splash News Acquired By Corbis


Splash News is known for its celebrity, candid photos -- a staple of gossip magazines and publications, and television shows like TMZ and E!

Snapchat Targets News Discovery With New Feature


Snapchat, in its launch video, highlighted content from sources such as National Geographic, ABC, Yahoo News, People, the Daily Mail, CNN, the Food Network, and others. The new tool might help Snapchat become a serious player in directing young, mobile users to professional news sources. Launch video embed below. READ MORE>>.

LA Hacker News Meetup

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Saturday, January 22, 2011 -- LA Hacker News Meetup. Watch insightful presentations and mingle with like minded hackers and entrepreneurs at our monthly meetups. link] (more

Tech Roundup: MasterClass moves south, AutoTech news and more

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Tech Roundup: Payscout announces good news for e-commerce sites and more

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Blog Thumbnail: Payscout report shows 92 percent of consumers use online marketplaces. Blog type: Community. read more

Tumbleweed Aims At Millenials With News App


The company said it is looking to "crack the Millenial news code" to get the younger generation interested and talking about news.

Insights: Raise Money On Good News


The first rule for raising money is to do it on good news � right when sales are increasing at an increasing rate. More.). READ MORE>>.

Pasadena Angels Invest Over $4M in 2014

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Snapchat Eyes News, Advertising


Venice-based Snapchat has plans to add news articles, advertisements, TV, and movie clips to the service, according to reports this week, in a new service called Snapchat Discovery. snapchat news advertising photo messaging disappearing social READ MORE>>.

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Stephan Paternot shares open letter to Facebook’s Zuckerberg

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” Who is Stephan Paternot, and why is his advice so relevant? Just ask anyone who rose and fell with the Internet bubble. Is Paternot jaded?

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Cameron Kashani Launches COACCEL, The Human Accelerator


News Profiles Cameron Kashani CoAccel Coloft Jasmine HannabyWhat is a Human Accelerator? We all need a support system. We all want to save time.

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DFJ, Pasadena Angels lead $1.4M funding in Edufii

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Blog Company Creation/Operation Fundraising General News Angel Capital Angel Investing Company Sale Exit Strategies Pasadena Angels Startups Valuation VC DFJ Frontier and Pasadena Angels have led a $1.4 million Series A funding in Edufii Inc., the social/mobile platform for skill development. Read more here. Tweet Tweet.

Univision Acquires The Onion


Los Angeles-based Univision said Tuesday that it has acquired satirical news site The Onion. READ MORE>>.

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Female Founders and CEOs | Cameron Rasouli of CoLoft

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She’s also half of the team that built the ever growing Coloft in Santa Monica, CA. Now I’ll let the interview take it from here. Extremely goofy.

Move Acquired By News Corp.


Move, Inc. , the operator of the,, and other related real estate businesses, is being acquired by News Corp. , in a deal worth approximately $950M, the two companies said this morning. According to the two, News Corp. Move will become an operating business of News Corp., READ MORE>>.

TechZulu LIVE from SXSWi | Join Us In Alcatel-Lucent’s Trend Lounge

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It’s the place where geeks go to cut loose, share their knowledge, test new concepts and network like crazy. That’s right. Want to Sponsor?

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Google+ Pages | Businesses and Brands Rejoice

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Business Culture News Social News Video Google google plus Google Plus Pages PagesBut there are some dropdown menus with varying options.

Meet Our Startup of the Year Competition Semifinalists: Picking Duck


Celebrate Startup Tour News celebrate Celebrate 2015 Downtown Las Vegas games Los Angeles Picking Duck Pitch Competition semi-finalist Sports Tech Cocktail CelebrateCelebrate Conference in October. Among the participants that applied for the online competitions, only a progressed into the semi-finals. Tech.Co: Favorite team?

TechZulu Heads to CES 2012! And Your Chance to Win A Kindle Fire!

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TechZulu is heading out to CES and we have tons of products/gadgets/games/companies to review and interview. So make sure you Follow @techzulu. Simple!

Digest 5/16-22: Raises for PatientPop, SpacesVR; Disney VR, Littlstar, Vntana


Follow LA Tech Digest on Twitter ( link ) for news as it happens. **. THIS WEEK’S EVENTS: see full calendar. Monday May 23. Now Next Why.

Los Angeles Hacker News

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Sunday, January 13, 2013 -- Los Angeles Hacker News Meetup - January. Los Angeles Hacker News Meetup is back, with a great line up of speakers and an opportunity to share what you've been hacking on. See [link] (more

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Google+ Pages | Businesses and Brands Rejoice

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Business Culture Featured News Social News Video Google google plus Google Plus Pages PagesIf so, leave a link to it in the comments. Grows Readership As It Shifts To Viral News Content


Los Angeles-based online trending news site Opposing Views said Thursday that it is now seeing an average of more than 23 million unique visitors per month, up from around 14.4 The website features trending, viral news stories and photos and video news. opposingviews opposing views news content publishing viral eytan elbaz

First Ever Startup Weekend Orange County Live!

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Tonights Startup Weekend presentations are being judged by the following: Maneesh Goyal. Managing Director of Miramar Venture Partners. Patents.

E-commerce’s Changing Landscape | Customization

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Retail therapy has long been a rich country’s rite of passage. Or rather, nudged store-fronts to question their position.