Google Cloud will launch its Los Angeles region in July

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It’s no secret that Google has long planned to open a cloud region in Los Angeles. But as Google announced today , the new Los Angeles cloud region will go live in July, making it the company’s fifth region in the U.S.

Los Angeles is a transportation tech powerhouse

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Los Angeles is famous for two things: entertainment and traffic. Column TC Transportation Los Angeles Hyperloop One self-driving cars faraday future TallyGo

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Los Angeles-based ‘deep tech’ investment firm Riot Ventures is raising a $75M fund

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Riot Ventures , the Los Angeles-based, early-stage and deep technology investment firm is going out to market to raise a $75 million second fund to finance the development of startups in LA and beyond, according to fundraising documents viewed by TechCrunch. Chiefly, they thought that robotics and machine learning were going to transform everything from aerospace to industrial manufacturing and retail, and they saw Los Angeles as a unique location from which to deploy capital.

AWS Opens New Los Angeles Zone

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Amazon Web Services (AWS), the cloud computing service of Amazon, has launched anew Los Angeles zone, which will give local customers and companies much faster access to the AWS cloud. According to AWS, the new zone will provide very low latency (single-digit millisecond) access to application access from Los Angeles and other locations in Southern California. amazon services cloud angeles media processing data

Earbuds lets audiences stream the playlists of athletes, entertainers and each other

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The company is one of a growing number of startups trying to rejuvenate the music streaming market by combining it with social networking so that audiences can listen to the playlists of their favorite athletes and entertainers… and their friends.

BitAngels Los Angeles March Event

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Friday, March 29, 2019 -- BitAngels Los Angeles. The brainchild of industry leader Michael Terpin, BitAngels launched in 2013 as the world's first angel network for digital currency startups. The BitAngels Los Angeles is hosted at Phase Two, a coworking space for entrepreneurs and creators in tech, media, and entertainment.

Ideas Los Angeles

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Thursday, June 16, 2016 -- IDEAS Los Angeles. 2 Days 2 Tracks focused on the future of Digital Technology and Content Creation: Media and Entertainment and Health and Lifestyle. IDEAS – a spark of soul, a measure of brilliance, an act of creation. Ideas are the inspiration, and the ignition, of human endeavor. IDEAS LA aims to capture the essence of our collective ingenuity in a fun and interactive setting.

Ideas Los Angeles

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Wednesday, June 15, 2016 -- IDEAS Los Angeles. 2 Days 2 Tracks focused on the future of Digital Technology and Content Creation: Media and Entertainment and Health and Lifestyle. IDEAS – a spark of soul, a measure of brilliance, an act of creation. Ideas are the inspiration, and the ignition, of human endeavor. IDEAS LA aims to capture the essence of our collective ingenuity in a fun and interactive setting.

Los Angeles Hosts the Oscars and the Tech.Co Startup Showcase

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It’s no secret that Los Angeles is home to a bevy of celebrities. startups wanting to get recognized, Tech.Co’s Startup Showcase in Los Angeles on July 26th is the perfect opportunity. Sign up today for the Los Angeles event and bring your team. studio and platform for badass female entertainment, its creators and fans. Make sure to keep up with all the tech news happening in Los Angeles through our newsletter !

Los Angeles Aims At Citywide, Free Wireless

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The RFP , dubbed CityLinkLA , asks providers to create a plan to complete build-out of a network within the next five years across Los Angeles. angeles city citylink free wireless government broadband

Los Angeles’s Secret to Startup Success

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When Los Angeles, CA was listed as the fastest-growing tech startup region in 2014, many guesses were raised about the root cause of its success. No, to see the strength of Los Angeles’ startup scene, you must look at the whole story. While the initiative is still new and growing, it’s a symbol of why Los Angeles’s startup scene is poised for long-term, sustainable growth. Money: In 2014, Los Angeles startups received more than $3 billion in funding.

Lee Schneider: How Los Angeles Became A Startup Town

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Lee Schneider is the author of a new book, Chronicle of a Startup Town: Los Angeles , which delves into the people and reasons on why Los Angeles has become one of the epicenters of the startup and technology industry.

Warner Launches Startup Accelerator In Los Angeles

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It looks like there's a new startup accelerator in town today: MediaCamp , an entertainment-focused startup acceleration program backed by Turner Broadcasting, a division of Warner Bros. Entertainment. its Media Camp accelerator program wil lbe launching in Los Angeles, to help early stage companies create "disruptive innovations" in entertainment. mediacamp venture capital startup accelerator incubator entertainment content hollywood video

Microsoft Opens Xbox Studio In Los Angeles

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Santa Monica has just gotten yet another boost in its bid to become the capital of Silicon Beach, as Microsoft said this week that it is opening up a new, 125-person strong entertainment studio in the city as part of an effort to create interactive content for the Xbox. microsoft xbox studio entertainment angeles production content hollywood broadcast

Doppels Sets Up Shop In Los Angeles

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Doppels , a startup which develops a mobile app to connect people with the same birthday with each other, said it has set up shop in Los Angeles. The startup--founded in London--said it decided to locate in Los Angeles, after touring New York, Austin, and Silicon Valley, looking for the right place to launch the startup. doppels social networking entertainment startup london international

Atari Boosts Team in Los Angeles

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Atari , the interactive entertainment and licensing firm which owns the rights to the various Atari games developed over the years, said this week that it has bolstered its executive staff in Los Angeles. offices in Los Angeles.

Google partners with Sony Pictures Imageworks to launch an open source VFX render manager

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That includes the launch of its Los Angeles cloud region last year, as well as its acquisition of the Zync cloud renderer back in 2014. Sony Pictures Entertainment/Imageworks wasn’t a founding member but joined a few months after the foundation got off the ground.

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Los Angeles Dodgers Launch Venture Focused On Youth Sports

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The Los Angeles Dodgers , along with Elysian Park Ventures , the private investment firm created by the ownership group behind the Los Angeles Dodgers specifically for investments in entrepreneurs in the areas of sports, technology, and entertainment, have launched and funded a new venture called E|L1. The venture is supported by the Los Angeles Dodgers, Nomar Garciaparra and Elysian Park Ventures. angeles dodgers venture capital youth sports

Snap accelerator names its latest cohort

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and international cities like London, Mexico City, Seoul and Vilnius are building professional social networks for black professionals and blue collar workers, fashion labels, educational tools in augmented reality, kids entertainment, and an interactive entertainment production company.

MGID Moves Headquarters To Los Angeles

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headquarters to Los Angeles, to be closer to its sports, entertainment and lifestyle clients. mgid native advertising publisher angeles jobs employment MGID , a provider of native advertising services and technology, said Tuesday that it is moving its U.S. The native advertising company--which helps place native ads on publisher web sites--was previously headquartered in New York.

Songtrust adds another 55,000 artists to its rights management service

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The company has also opened three offices in Atlanta, Los Angeles, and Nashville to complement existing locations in New York, London and Amsterdam. Over the past year, Songtrust has added another 55,000 artists and songwriters to its rights management service.

Cultivate: DTLA Monthly Happy Hour [ LOS ANGELES ]

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Meet with your fellow innovators from Art, Business, Design, Entertainment, Fashion, Music, Retail, and Tech industries as we share ideas, raise challenges, and discuss local opportunities around DTLA’s emergence as an Innovation Hub in SoCal. “Hey DTLA biz owners, residents, and creators, Stop by for our second Cultivate:DTLA Monthly Happy Hour!

Jam City is setting up a Toronto shop by buying Bingo Pop from Uken Games

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The Los Angeles game development studio Jam City is setting up a shop in Toronto with the acquisition of Bingo Pop from Uken Games. Jam City has offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, Bogota and Buenos Aires.

IMDb Launches Its Own Weekly Show Out Of Los Angeles

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IMDb said the new series will provide a "unique perspective on the week in entertainment". IMDb said the show is being produced in conjunction with INE Entertainment. imdb hosts show studio city entertainment content amazonOnline movie information site IMDb --which is owned by Amazon.com--said Thursday that it is launching its very own, weekly show, which will be produced and filmed in Studio City.

Mighty Oak Entertainment Gets Investment

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Los Angeles- and Atlanta-based Mighty Oak Entertainment , which produces sports clips for traditional, digital, and streaming, has received an investment from former MGM Television President John Bryan and entrepreneur and KDOCTV (Los Angeles) owner Bert Ellis, Jr., Financial details of the acquisition and investment were not announced, however, Mighty Oak Entertainment said Bryan and Ellis have purchased 50 percent of the company from founder Mark O'Brien.

The team behind Baidu’s first smart speaker is now using AI to make films

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” The Beijing and Los Angeles-based startup isn’t content with just making the software. The HBO sci-fi blockbuster Westworld has been an inspiring look into what humanlike robots can do for us in the meatspace.

‘Socially Inept,’ a comedy startup founded by Microsoft employees, roasts tech bros

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including Seattle, where the company is based, as well as Los Angeles, Austin and San Francisco, since last summer. Netflix partners with Sirius XM on new comedy channel, ‘Netflix Is A Joke’ Entertainment california Los Angeles Microsoft patagonia producer San Francisco Seattle Startups United StatesEveryone gets a kick out of mocking the quintessential San Francisco techie, Patagonia vest and all.

The Talent Tourniquet | Making Los Angeles Startup Friendly

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With unrivaled weather, a host of high-profile universities and unlimited array of daytime and nightlife entertainment, Los Angeles seems like a dreamland for young tech professionals and the companies hoping to employ their talents.

Los Angeles Companies Continue To Dominate Top YouTube Channels

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The latest ranking of the top, YouTube Partner Channels from internet measurement firm comScore shows that the entire segment continues to be dominated by Los Angeles companies, with the region holding six of the top slots in the list.

MGID: Move to Los Angeles Helped Drive Record Growth

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Santa Monica-based MGID , which provides native advertising, says its move from New York to Los Angeles earlier this year helped drive "dramatic growth" at the company. percent increase in its revenues in the fourth quarter of 2014, which it attributed to new products, as well as better access to the large entertainment and lifestyle customers in Los Angeles. MGID moved to Los Angeles in July.

Be Great Fest | Celebrating Los Angeles’ Startup Ecosystem

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Meet the next generation of startup success stories at Be Great Fest in Los Angeles. Their mission: to support a charity, savor the hot SoCal nightlife, and transform Los Angeles into the startup capital of the world.

FabFitFun surpasses $200 million in revenue as it hits million-subscriber milestone

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At least one million people will be receiving the next FabFitFun box as the Los Angeles company surpasses $200 million in revenue and continues its run as one of the startups to watch in the Los Angeles tech community. .

Two new handhelds will help you relive the golden age of gaming

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Enjoius raises $1.4 million to bring its party planning services to you

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Just in time for the holiday season, a group of prominent Los Angeles entertainment and technology executives have come together to back the new startup, Enjoius, which aims to make it easier for hosts to plan their perfect party.

Enjoius raises $1.4 million to bring its party planning services to you

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Just in time for the holiday season, a group of prominent Los Angeles entertainment and technology executives have come together to back the new startup, Enjoius, which aims to make it easier for hosts to plan their perfect party.