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Silicon Beach Report July 7: Snapchat Hit with Indecency Class Action

Snapchat hit with indecency class action, J2 Global may be outbid for Gawker Media, Buzzfeed Motion Pictures show tops iTunes, and more.

Silicon Beach Report July 6: OpenMail Buys Infospace for $45M

OpenMail buys Infospace for $45 million, SGN buys TinyCo, Snapchat’s new feature allows users to store pictures, and more.

Silicon Beach Report July 5: Hyperloop One Announces Results of Full-Scale Study

Hyperloop touts benefits of proposed Helsinki-Stockholm project, Stamps.com buys ShippingEasy, and more.

Silicon Beach Report July 1: Hyperloop One Co-Founder Replaced

Hyperloop One co-founder replaced, Faraday Future signs electric racecar partnership, virtual reality startup Within picks up Disney and Zynga vets, and more.

Silicon Beach Report June 30: Disney to Buy $3.5 Billion Stake in Online MLB

Disney to buy $3.5 billion stake in online MLB, Honest Co. moving slowly to IPO, Woven Digital raises $18.5 million, and more.

Silicon Beach Report June 29: Avatar to Become Massive Multiplayer Game

Avatar to become massive multiplayer game, All Def Digital raises $10 million, Snapchat opens Paris office, and more.

Silicon Beach Report June 28: Atom Tickets Launches Across Southern California

Atom Tickets Launches Across Southern California, Green Dot gets scrutiny from U.S. Senate, Hillary Clinton fundraises at Sean Parker’s house, and more.

Silicon Beach Report June 27: Thrive Market Raises $111 Million

Thrive Market raises $111 million, Snapchat explores paying users, Greendot names new Chairman, and more.

Silicon Beach Roundup June 24: Virgin Galactic Begins Fundraising $300M

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.

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Video Games in Play for Maker of Mobile Seats

ENTERTAINMENT: Rising interest in e-sport matches draws MediaMation’s aim.

MediaMation looks to position its movie theater motion seats for viewing video-game matches.

Silicon Beach Roundup June 23: Flipagram Users Rise to 200 Million

Flipagram tops 200 million users, Upfront names new partner, and Stamps.com buys ShippingEasy for $55 million.

Silicon Beach Roundup June 22: FAA Announces Drone Filming Rules

FAA announces drone filming rules, Tetra Tech wins $45 million contract, Ad Hoc Labs launches anti-date bot, and more.

Tetra Tech Receives $45M Contract From National Guard Bureau

Pasadena-based Tetra Tech Inc. announced Wednesday that it received a $45 million contract from the National Guard Bureau.

Silicon Beach Roundup June 21: Hyperloop One Explores System in Moscow

Hyperloop One explores system in Moscow, OpenX adds Culver City office, OSI Systems makes $269 million acquisition, and more.

Silicon Beach Afternoon Report June 20: Snapchat Expands Advertising

Snapchat expands advertising, Mashable acquires Cinefix, Clearlake Capital buys Vision Solutions, and more.