Elementary Robotics raises cash to expand in Los Angeles’ growing robotics hub

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million in seed funding to begin building a manufacturing facility and expand its presence in Los Angeles as the city continues to grow as a hub for robotics and automation. . ” Recent Funding Robotics Startups TC Elementary Robotics Los Angeles

Verizon names Los Angeles as the second of four cities to receive 5G rollout before 2019

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My boss’ boss’ boss was on CNBC this morning touting Verizon ‘s new 5G services and naming Los Angeles as the second city in America to be treated to a commercial rollout of the new networking technology. TC 5g Los Angeles Verizon

22 Los Angeles Startups You Need to Watch Out For

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Los Angeles, for one, is not only brimming with innovative ideas, it’s also home to a wide range of unique startups that are solving the problems of the world. This is evident from the fact that they are owned and run by EY’s Entrepreneur of the Year award finalists in the Greater Los Angeles area. Coolhaus is an architecturally-themed, gourmet dessert company operating a fleet of 10 mobile ice cream trucks and carts around the country.

Freeletics raises $45M for its AI-powered mobile fitness coach

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market with the help of several Los Angeles-based investors. As you might expect from the name, Freeletics operates its mobile fitness coaching app on a freemium model, with tiered pricing beginning at $11.99

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Kindbody raises $15M, will open a ‘Fertility Bus’ with mobile testing & assessments

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” Kindbody operates a fleet of vans — mobile clinics, rather — where women receive a free blood test for the anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH), which helps assess their ovarian egg reserve but cannot conclusively determine a woman’s fertility.

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Instacart Expands In Los Angeles

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On-demand grocery delivery service Instacart has expanded in Los Angeles, saying recently that it is now covering downtown Los Angeles and Culver City, and will deliver groceries from Ralphs and Costco. The company--which launched earlier in April in Los Angeles--offers up personal shopping services driven by crowdsourcing. The company has been active in Los Angeles since April 3rd.

Future Tech: Mobile Mixer [ LOS ANGELES ]

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Mobile? Join us for an exclusive tech mixer showcasing some of the newest up and coming mobile tech. As well as a chance to get mixing afterwards with our mobile experts and enthusiasts Are you an IPhone fan? Andriod? There will be an opportunity to learn more about apps, Android, and IPhone.

Jun Group Expands In Orange County, Los Angeles

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New York-based mobile ad platform developer Jun Group is expanding in both Orange County and Los Angeles, saying it is looking to tap into a hotbed of engineering talent in Orange County. The company also said it has bolstered its Los Angeles office with a new Account Executive, Michelle Dermer. jobs hiring growth engineering county orange office expansion advertising mobile group jungroup

Digital Summit LA [ LOS ANGELES ]

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Digital Summit Los Angeles is a premier digital strategies forum transforming the future of the digital commerce ecosystem – including Marketing, UX & Design, Search, Content, Mobile, and more. Every company with a customer base faces the same challenge – how do we keep up with our competition amidst the myriad of digital channels and peer-to-peer communication available to consumers?

Los Angeles TV Stations In Bandwidth Pilot

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Two Los Angeles television stations -- KLCS (Channel 58) and KJLA (Channel 57.1 Digital) -- are in a bid to share the bandwidth they are currently occupying , as part of an industry experiment on opening up new spectrum for commercial, mobile broadband.

Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator, NewCities Dangle $15K To Startups

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The Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) , and partner NewCities Foundation said on Monday that they will award $15,000, plus other prizes, to a startup developing technology in the zero emissions transportation and shared mobility area. The competition will be held as part of the LA CoMotion Expo and Conference, taking place November 15-19, in downtown Los Angeles. angeles cleantech incubator newcities startups transportation mobility

Consolidation is coming to gaming, and Jam City raises $145 million to capitalize on it

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A slew of banks are coming together to back a new roll-up strategy for the Los Angeles-based mobile gaming studio, Jam City and giving the company $145 million in new funding to carry that out. According to data collected by Newzoo , mobile games revenue reached a record $63.2

Los Angeles Mobile Hack Days

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Friday, September 16, 2011 -- Los Angeles Mobile Hack Days. Developers will present their mobile app idea in 5 minutes with 5 minutes for questions and answers to attract team members. You are also welcome to come with a pre-assembled team. See [link] (more

Los Angeles Mobile Hack Days

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Sunday, September 18, 2011 -- Los Angeles Mobile Hack Days. Finalization day. This is the day you will wrap up any loose ends with your code, and prepare a 5 minute demo with 5 minutes of Q+A in the evening. We will vote on a winner and they will be featured on the MobileHackDays LA Web site. See [link] (more

Los Angeles Mobile Hack Days

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Saturday, September 17, 2011 -- Los Angeles Mobile Hack Days. This will be the day you get the majority of your coding complete. We suggest you focus on doing 1 or 2 things really well to demonstrate your concept, as time is limited. This also depends on the size and experience level of your team, but just dont try to throw in the kitchen sink in a weekend. See [link] (more

Mobile Roadie Powers App For The Los Angeles Kings

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Los Angeles-based mobile apps developer Mobile Roadie is powering a new app for the Los Angeles Kings , the company said today. Mobile Roadie said it is now powering over 2,000 apps, reaching 15 million end users.

CleanWeb Hackathon Los Angeles

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Sunday, November 18, 2012 -- CleanWeb Hackathon Los Angeles. The CleanWeb Hackathon will be coming to Los Angeles for the first time starting Friday Nov. Entire communities of developers: students, professionals, and hobbyists, come together over a weekend to make web, mobile, and social apps that improve the sustainability of energy, air, and water systems in their community and in the world.

CleanWeb Hackathon Los Angeles

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Saturday, November 17, 2012 -- CleanWeb Hackathon Los Angeles. The CleanWeb Hackathon will be coming to Los Angeles for the first time starting Friday Nov. Entire communities of developers: students, professionals, and hobbyists, come together over a weekend to make web, mobile, and social apps that improve the sustainability of energy, air, and water systems in their community and in the world.

CleanWeb Hackathon Los Angeles

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Friday, November 16, 2012 -- CleanWeb Hackathon Los Angeles. The CleanWeb Hackathon will be coming to Los Angeles for the first time starting Friday Nov. Entire communities of developers: students, professionals, and hobbyists, come together over a weekend to make web, mobile, and social apps that improve the sustainability of energy, air, and water systems in their community and in the world.

Flying taxi startup Blade is helping Silicon Valley CEOs bypass traffic

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As part of a new pilot program, Blade has given 200 people in San Francisco and Silicon Valley exclusive access to its mobile app, allowing them to book helicopters, private jets and even seaplanes at a moments notice for $200 per seat, at least.

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Assembled Capital: FinTech [ LOS ANGELES ]

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We’ve assembled a panel of industry experts who will discuss the fintech industry in depth covering verticals such as crowdfunding, digital currency, mobile payments and security. Join Crowdfunder and General Assembly for a night of panels and networking where we’ll discuss emerging trends in the fintech industry, which is now a $4.7 Trillion market.

City of Los Angeles Sues The Weather Channel Over Collecting User Data

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Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer has sued The Weather Channel , saying in a lawsuit that the company's mobile app, the Weather Channel App, is fraudulently and deceptively collecting user geolocation data, and selling that to third parties. The lawsuit was filed in the Los Angeles Superior Court. angeles attorney mike feuer legal lawsuit weather channel geolocation tracking privacy

Vroozi Shifts HQ To Los Angeles

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Vroozi , which develops mobile procurement software for the enterprise, said toay that it is shifting its headquarters to Los Angeles, in order to expand its team. vroozi angeles relocation software enterprise mobile developmentVroozi--which had been headquartered in Irvine--said it would set up a new headquarters at the "junction of the 405/101 freeways" in order to grow its team. Vroozi is led by Steve Olds.

Why We Need to Elect @EricGarcetti on Tues as Next Mayor of Los Angeles

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On Tuesday Los Angeles will elect a new mayor. I’d love to see a mayor in Los Angeles who does, too. Can’t get much better in a city like Los Angeles, hey?

Ocho Opens Office In Los Angeles

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Ocho , a New York-based developer of a mobile video messaging app which lets users share 8-second videos with each other, said Thursday that it has opened up a new office in Los Angeles. ocho angeles short form video sharing social messaging message The company said it has hired Andy Schuon to head up the office. Schuon was most recently Chief Digital Officer at Ticketmaster/Live Nationa, and also had served as president of CBS Radio, and GM of Warner Bros.

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. Pacheco has served at Vivendi Games Mobile, JAMDAT, and Sprint.

Handybook Takes On Los Angeles Market

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Handybook , one of a crop of new companies which provides on-demand, mobile access to local service providers--in this case, handyman services and house cleaners--said yesterday that it has launched its services in Los Angeles, and also hired a local general manager. Handybook says it has hired former Wheelz GM Travis Tharp to set up an office for the company in Los Angeles, as the company looks to expand throughout Southern California.

GrubHub Expands Food Delivery To Los Angeles

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Online and mobile food ordering service GrubHub is expanding its food delivery service to Los Angeles, the company said on Thursday, allowing restaurants in Los Angeles to offer delivery to customers, even if they did not already offer up delivery services. GrubHub says it currently provides delivery services for more than 300 restaunts in the Los Angeles area.

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.

GroundLink Expands Into Los Angeles

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GroundLink , the operator of a mobile-app driven car service, said Thursday that it has expanded into Los Angeles with its service. Los Angeles is the first expansion beyond New York for the company. groundlink service mobile iphone android blackberry uberThe company--which competes against similar service Uber--allows users to schedule a private car pickup using an iPhone, Android, or BlackBerry app in real time.

Los Angeles Firm Sues Google Over Mobile Browsing Patent

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google mobile browsing patent legal lawsuit

Mobile Camp Los Angeles | Mobilizing L.A. Tech Community

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Mobile Camp LA will be held on Thursday, October 18th, through a collaborative effort organized by User Groups in the Los Angeles Area including LA-UX, iPhone LA, OC Hackerz, Future Salon Network, Android dev LA and many more. The post Mobile Camp Los Angeles | Mobilizing L.A.

Oracle CloudWorld 2013 - Los Angeles

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Tuesday, January 29, 2013 -- Oracle CloudWorld 2013 - Los Angeles. Mobile, social, and cloud are redefining how business gets done. Immediate access to the latest technologies is essential to be able to innovate and thrive. Discover your next steps at Oracle CloudWorld. See [link] (more

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Transportation Weekly: Uber’s spending habits, Tesla Model Y, scooters and AVs in Austin

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Catch up by reading the first edition here or check out last week’s edition , which offered the gamut of mobility news from Lyft and Bird to Waymo’s laser bears and cybersecurity. Meanwhile, Los Angeles is getting ready for a widespread deployment of scooters.

AppOnboard raises $15 million to let Android users try before they buy apps on Google Play

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Based in Los Angeles, AppOnboard sees itself as one of a new breed of LA startup that’s steeping itself in the local ecosystem and trying to be one of the cornerstone’s for a new technology hub in the southern California region.

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