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Honest Co. to drop disputed ingredient from laundry detergent, Event Farm acquires Attend, and native virtual reality ad startup Vertebrae raises $10 million.
Legendary Digital launching paid streaming service, Adam Carolla launches car maintenance management app, and Warner Bros. launches slots mobile game with Mario Lopez.
Silicon Beach Report Sept. 28: SpaceX’s Musk: Less Than 5 Percent of Company Working on Mars Mission
SpaceX’s Musk says less than five percent of company working on Mars mission, Telesign joins ‘Lock Down Your Login’ initiative, Tinder starts testing ‘Boost’ feature, and more.
SpaceX’s Elon Musk reveals Mars mission plans, Jukin Media adds marketing division, Peter Guber and investors buys e-sports team.
Snapchat changes its name and unveils sunglasses with camera, Disney in talks to buy Twitter, SpaceX test fires Mars rocket and more.
SpaceX rocket explosion investigation makes some progress, IGN launches channel to cover virtual reality, and Gamblit Gaming adds racing game to casino floors.
SGN renames itself Jam City as well as acquires rights to ‘Peanuts’ franchise, ULA sends Pentagon letter criticizing SpaceX explosions, Tinder invests in Hey Vina!, and more.
SGN has renamed itself Jam City in a rebranding effort aimed at better reflecting its portfolio of games.
Faraday Future’s main backer receives $1 billion to pursue electric cars, Hulu orders two virtual reality shows, job candidate screening startup Imbellus raises $4 million, and more.
Le Holdings Co. of China, the main backer of electric car startup Faraday Future, announced on Monday that it raised $1.08 billion from a group of Chinese investors to develop an electric car. Le Holdings Co. of China, the main backer of electric car startup Faraday Future, announced on Monday that it raised $1.08 billion from a group of Chinese investors to develop an electric car.
TX Zhuo and Eva Ho raising $50M for Fika Ventures, Gamblit Gaming to add gambling to virtual reality game, Tinder adds music matching from Spotify to profiles, and more.
Gunpowder & Sky, Van Toffler and Floris Bauer’s recently launched digital content studio, announced today that it has acquired independent content sales and distribution company, FilmBuff. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Elon Musk announces spacecraft could go beyond Mars, Beats Electronics lawsuit continues, and Riot Unveils college League of Legends competition.
Newegg receives investment from Hangzhao Interactive, Ted Cruz fights ICANN’s transfer, Demand Media acquires The Other Art Fair for $1.5 million, and more.
Fender turns to Hollywood, internet to lift sales
Guitar maker Fender looks to crank the volume on sales with a new outpost in Hollywood.