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Virgin Galactic begins fundraising $300 million, AppliedVR partners with Cedars-Sinai for therapeutic virtual reality, Lionsgate sells YouTube Red its first big-budget TV show, and more.
Flipagram tops 200 million users, Upfront names new partner, and Stamps.com buys ShippingEasy for $55 million.
FAA announces drone filming rules, Tetra Tech wins $45 million contract, Ad Hoc Labs launches anti-date bot, and more.
Hyperloop One explores system in Moscow, OpenX adds Culver City office, OSI Systems makes $269 million acquisition, and more.
Snapchat expands advertising, Mashable acquires Cinefix, Clearlake Capital buys Vision Solutions, and more.
CheckAlt picks up Klik Technologies, Activision Blizzard announces Netflix series, Los Angeles venture capitalist secures startup funds, and more.
Greycroft Ventures leads funding for Performance Horizon, Vow To Be Chic picks up critical investment, Indian streaming company finds an angel in Los Angeles, and more.
Canary Health Joins Forces With medtronic, Napster moves back home, SpaceX booster crashes, and more.
Net-neutrality upheld in federal court, e-commerce startup Loot Crate secures major investment; Electronic Arts sets its sights on e-sports market, and more.
Microsoft Corp. spends big to acquire professional network LinkedIn, Snapchat unveils a new advertising format.
The Virtual Reality Co. raises $23 million, Legendary launches live-streaming, set-top box content company Frequency raises $11 million, and more.
J2 Global Inc.’s publishing division Ziff Davis has reportedly submitted an opening bid of $90 million to $100 million for Gawker Media, which is putting itself up for sale after filing Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Friday.
Elon Musk goes to the Pentagon, Rubicon launches Olympic advertising, house-call app Heals adds Jaimie McCout to its board, and more.
SpaceX to relaunch old rocket, the LAPD has leased 100 electric vehicles, E3’s industry booths decline, and more.
Tronc to make thousands of videos with A.I., Spaces Inc. to launch virtual reality attractions in China, SAG-AFTRA calls for probe of stressful videogame vocal work, and more.