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ADVERTISING: PK4’s new ad tech eases online placement.PK4’s new ad tech will let customers take a more direct approach with online placement.

By Subrina Hudson July 28, 2014 midnight   Share

European Regulators Approve Apple’s Beats Purchase

The European Commission has approved Apple’s acquisition of Beats Electronics after determining the deal met merger regulations.

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Pogoseat Jumps with $2.3 Million Seed

Pogoseat, an app that lets users upgrade their seats during sporting events, has raised $2.3 million in seed funding.

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Driving Design

Garage offers high-tech treats to car parts makers

New high-tech garage offers makers of aftermarket car parts space for improvement.

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Digital Content Turning on TV

Internet: Streaming sites test ad-supported programming.

Former NBC show “Community” will test if digital programs can channel TV-like audiences and ad dollars online.

Bose Sues Apple’s Beats Over Patent Infringement

Bose has filed a lawsuit against Beats Electronics, claiming 36 patent infringements related to noise canceling technology.

Opera Completes Acquisition of AdColony

Opera Software has completed its acquisition of AdColony, a West Los Angeles mobile video advertising platform that specializes in HD mobile video.

Chernin and AT&T Reportedly Set to Buy Fullscreen

Fullscreen is said to be close to a deal to sell a majority stake to Otter Media, a joint venture of Chernin Group and AT&T.

Lions Gate Invests in Next Games

Lions Gate, the studio behind young adult franchises “The Hunger Games,” “Twilight” and “Divergent,” has invested in Finnish game developer Next Games as part of its effort to move into the gaming industry.

LuckyPennie Banks on Cincinnati Accelerator

LuckyPennie has left its Mid-Wilshire office and set up shop in Cincinnati. But the decision to relocate wasn’t just a flip of a coin.

Realty Mogul Raises $1.5 Million for First Crowdfunded Hotel

Realty Mogul, a Beverly Hills real estate crowdfunding company, has raised $1.5 million from smaller investors seeking a stake in the Hard Rock Hotel in Palm Springs, the first operating hotel in the country to crowdfund an equity infusion.

PK4 Media Acquires Prosperio

Ad tech company PK4 Media has acquired Prosperio, a developer of direct platforms for display and video ads.

Dealflicks Premieres with $1.7 Million Seed

Dealflicks, which calls itself the the Priceline for movie theaters, has raised $1.7 million in seed funding.

YouTube Tweaks Video’s Big Picture

INTERNET: Small creators left to sort out copyright claims solo.

YouTube policy shift has taken the fight out of some video creators who must now battle copyright claims on their own.

Blow-Dry App More Than Just Hot Air

Beautiq lets customers bring range of beauty services to them.

Beautiq looks to air out the industry with an app letting users bring blow-dry and other styling services to them.