Uber Driver Killed In Inglewood

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The Inglewood Police Department is seeking leads in the Uber case. ondemand murder crime driver death inglewood uberA driver for Uber was shot and killed this weekend, according to the Inglewoood Police Department, while on a trip with a passenger. Andre Jamal Bayyan was killed around 3:45 a.m. on Sunday morning, only a few blocks away from Hollywood Park Casino, and near Morningside High School.

ImaginAb Finds $8M For Immunotherapy Imaging

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Inglewood-based ImaginAb , which is developing a cell imaging agent used for imaging changes in cell tumors, has raised $8M in a funding round, the firm said on Monday. The funding was led by Adage Capital, and also included the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy, NVF, Cycad Group, Nextech Invest, and Jim Pallotta of the Raptor Group.

Evercar Plans LA Expansion For EV Rentals For Uber, Lyft Drivers

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According to Evercar, it currently has 43 vehicles in the Los Angeles area, including Downtown, West Hollywood, Santa Monica, Inglewood, and Marina del Rey.

Activision Sets Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Beta Launch

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The company--which ran its big Call of Duty gathering, the Call of Duty XP event, at the The Forum in Inglewood over the weekend--said the title will first be available on the PlayStaiton 4. Santa Monica-based Activision said over the weekend that it plans to launch its beta of the next expansion to its popular game, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, into a multiplayer, beta launch, on October 14th.

Magnetecs Names CFO

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Inglewood-based Magnetecs , a designer of robotic catherization control systems for minimally invasive surgery, announced today that it has named Clive Zickel as the firm's new Chief Financial Officer. Zickel has previously served at JPMorgan Chase, Aircraft Finance Group, Dechert LLP, and other companies. magnetecs executive lifescience cather minimally invasive surgery medical device

Vetted Finds $3.47M For In-Home, On-Demand Pet Care In LA

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Vetted says it is currently offering its services in Bel Air, Beverly Hills, Brentwood, Culver City, Inglewood, Santa Monica, Sherman Oaks, Van Nuys, Venice, and Westwood. Venice, California-based Vetted , a new startup offering up on-demand, veterinary services at your home, has raised $3.47M in seed funding, the company disclosed this week. The funding came from Foundation Capital, Amplify LA, Sterling.VC, and ReImagined Ventures.