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LENDING: Chinese search giant links with ZestFinance algorithm.Online-focused ZestFinance hopes its algorithm model clicks with the Chinese market.

By Garrett Reim July 22, 2016 midnight   Share

Silicon Beach Report July 26: Neil Clark Warren Steps Down as eHarmony’s CEO

Neil Clark Warren steps down as eHarmony’s chief executive, SteelHouse Countersues rival, Scopely raises $55 million, and more.

Neil Clark Warren Steps Down as eHarmony’s CEO

Neil Clark Warren is retiring from his position as chief executive of eHarmony. He will retain his position as chairman of the dating website.

Silicon Beach July 25: AwesomenessTV Signs United Kingdom Distribution Deal

AwesomenessTV signs United Kingdom distribution deal, StackPath acquires MaxCDN, Atom Tickets expands ticketing service, and more.

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AwesomenessTV Signs United Kingdom Distribution Deal

AwesomenessTV of West Los Angeles has signed a deal to distribute its TV series in the United Kingdom through British broadcaster ITV.

Silicon Beach Report for July 22: Birchbox Runs Customer Service Test on Snapchat

Birchbox runs customer service test on Snapchat, Free Reign Entertainment launches Shattered Skies, and Easypose expands on-demand yoga instruction.

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Paper Delivers With Internet

Los Angeles Times has found social media more welcoming than local TV news rivals.

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Game Gives Firm Leg Up On Wellness

Citadel incorporates Pokémon Go craze into walking club program.

Citadel Environmental Services steps up its walking club program with the addition of Pokémon Go.

Research Business Hopes to Ring Up Responses

SURVEY: Reconnect touts misdialed calls as chance to accurately poll public.

As election season heats up, opinion polls are on everyone’s mind.

Social Productivity App WeDo Launches Publicly

From Fantastical to Evernote there are dozens of popular productivity apps that help users do everything from planning an interview to remembering to take out the garbage. Organization junkies will need to make room for one more as WeDo, the latest iteration on so called to-do apps was publicly launched on Thursday.

Silicon Beach Report July 21: Tinder Launches Group Activity Feature

Tinder Launches group activity, Legend VR to create virtual reality for Stan Lee, and Machinima launches in China.

Silicon Beach Report July 20: Dollar Shave Club Acquired for $1 Billion

Dollar Shave Club acquired for $1 billion, Rubicon Project signs deal to automated Spotify ad inventory, RadPad adds electronic leases, and more.

Silicon Beach Report July 19: Snapchat Confirms Bitstrips Acquisition

Snapchat confirms Bitstrips acquisition, Hyperloop One hits back at former executives, DreamWorks inks virtual reality deal, and more.

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Hyperloop One Hits Back at Former Execs In Latest Court Filing

A week after being sued by four former company executives, next-gen transportation firm Hyperloop One struck back asking for $250 million in damages from what it’s calling the “Gang of Four.”

Silicon Beach Report July 18: Snapchat in Talks for Hollywood TV Shows

Airbnb to pay hotel taxes to City of Los Angeles, Snapchat is in talks for Hollywood TV shows, SpaceX lands fifth rocket, and more.