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Real Deal Eludes Parent As Paper Pursues Digital

MEDIA: Shares of tronc still up from Gannett bids while Times presses into future.Los Angeles Times embarks on digital future as acquisition bid for parent tronc has yet to click.

By Kristin Marguerite Doidge September 23, 2016 midnight   Share

Silicon Beach Report Sept. 30: Honest Co. to Drop Disputed Ingredient from Laundry Detergent

Honest Co. to drop disputed ingredient from laundry detergent, Event Farm acquires Attend, and native virtual reality ad startup Vertebrae raises $10 million.

Silicon Beach Report Sept. 29: Legendary Digital Launching Paid Streaming Service

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.

Silicon Beach Report Sept. 27: SpaceX’s Elon Musk Reveals Mars Mission Plans

SpaceX’s Elon Musk reveals Mars mission plans, Jukin Media adds marketing division, Peter Guber and investors buys e-sports team.

Silicon Beach Report Sept. 26: Snapchat Changes Its Name, Unveils Sunglasses with Camera

Snapchat changes its name and unveils sunglasses with camera, Disney in talks to buy Twitter, SpaceX test fires Mars rocket and more.

Silicon Beach Report Sept. 23: SpaceX Rocket Explosion Investigation Makes Some Progress

SpaceX rocket explosion investigation makes some progress, IGN launches channel to cover virtual reality, and Gamblit Gaming adds racing game to casino floors.

Silicon Beach Report Sept. 22: SGN Renames Itself Jam City, Acquires Rights to ‘Peanuts’ Franchise

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 Renames Itself Jam City, Acquires Rights to ‘Peanuts’ Franchise

SGN has renamed itself Jam City in a rebranding effort aimed at better reflecting its portfolio of games.

Silicon Beach Report Sept. 21: Faraday Future’s Main Backer Receives $1B to Pursue Electric Cars

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.

Faraday Future’s Main Backer Receives $1B to Pursue Electric Cars

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.

Silicon Beach Report Sept. 20: TX Zhuo and Eva Ho Raising $50M for Fika Ventures

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.

Digital Studio Gunpowder & Sky Acquires FilmBuff

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.

Silicon Beach Report Sept. 19: Elon Musk Says Spacecraft Could Go Beyond Mars

Elon Musk announces spacecraft could go beyond Mars, Beats Electronics lawsuit continues, and Riot Unveils college League of Legends competition.

Silicon Beach Report Sept. 16: Newegg Receives Investment from Hangzhao Interactive

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.

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Fender Turns to Hollywood, Internet to Lift Sales

Fender turns to Hollywood, internet to lift sales

Guitar maker Fender looks to crank the volume on sales with a new outpost in Hollywood.