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Joymode raises $3 million for rental experiences, Tinder launches Silicon Valley office, Disney licenses Maker Studio content in the United Kingdom, and more.
Snapchat’s content terms raises questions for publishers, TigerText launches new messaging and workflow app, and Faraday Future Misses $21 Million Payment to Aecom.
Photographers have expanded their focus to protecting copyrights in the internet age.
Netflix countersues Fox over employee poaching claims, SAG-AFTRA rejects final offer from video game industry, and Seriously launches “Best Fiends” sequel mobile game.
Video game actors represented by SAG-AFTRA rejected a final contract offer on Thursday from the trade association representing the video game industry, setting up the union’s members to strike at midnight Friday.
Oblong Industries raises $65 million, image stability technology manufacturer MEMS Drive raises $11 million, CBS Orders Candy Crush game show, and more.
Oblong Industries, the Los Angeles-based developer of spatial, immersive, and gesture-enabled technologies, announced Tuesday that the company raised a total of $65 million during its expansion funding round thanks to investments from new and existing investors.
Health care app Heal raises $26.9 million, clinical trial software developer Science 37 raises $31 million, and L.A. investor Ashton Kutcher says virtual reality is overhyped.
Doctor house call app Heal of Santa Monica raised a $26.9 million Series A round led by Legendary Pictures chief executive Thomas Tull’s company Tull Investment Group.
Snapchat makes inroads in the United Kingdom, SAG-AFTRA threatens video game publishers with strike, and HelloTech hires president.
Video game actors represented by SAG-AFTRA are threatening to go on strike Friday if demands for a larger cut of royalties and limits on “vocally stressful sessions” are not enacted.
INVESTMENT: Kobe Bryant’s Partner Courted Controversy
A previous firm of Kobe Bryant’s venture capital partner Jeff Stibel netted several lawsuits with its business practices.
MUSIC: Recording industry fights YouTube-derived MP3s.
Record labels’ piracy lawsuit could be a tune-up in the fight against converting videos into MP3s.
ADVERTISING: Number of targets for Engage:BDR bumped up to 15 from 12.
Engage:BDR is completely committed to buying firms to round out its offerings to clients.