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L.A. Tech Deal Flow: June 5

A weekly roundup of must-read L.A. tech investments and acquisitions.

Mojix Tracks Down Software Company

Not wanting to be left behind in the fast-changing Internet of Things industry, L.A.’s Mojix has purchased software maker TierConnect of Plymouth, Mich.

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Anderson: Tech Sector Hot, Could be Hotter

The latest UCLA Anderson Forecast finds that while the local economy is benefiting from a growth in information sector jobs, the region could be doing better.

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Net Neutrality Deal Pushes DirecTV, AT&T Deal to Closure

After offering up concessions to the Federal Communications Commission, AT&T has closed the gap on its acquisition of El Segundo’s DirecTV.

Small Firm, Big Data, Mid-Sized Round

DataScience, a Culver City company that helps businesses make sense of their data, announced a $4.5 million Series A round to ramp up sales and marketing.

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Warner Bros., Lego Want to Kick the Brick Out of Minecraft

Eager to knock blocks out of Minecraft’s digital game empire, Burbank’s Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Lego Group launched a test version of computer game “Lego Worlds” today.

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L.A. Tech Events Calendar 6/1 - 6/12

Roundup of L.A. tech events in the next two weeks.

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L.A. Launch List: May 29

A weekly roundup of L.A. tech company and product launches.

L.A. Tech Deal Flow: May 29

A weekly roundup of must-read L.A. tech investments and acquisitions.

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Snapchat Raises $538 Million

Days after declaring its intent to IPO, Snapchat disclosed it has raised a $538 million round from a group of 35 private investors.

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AdTech Firm GumGum Raises Round, Eyes IPO

First Rubicon Project, now GumGum. Another L.A. advertising technology firm is eyeing an IPO.

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Snapchat IPO: Bubble Now or Bubble Later?

Snapchat has an exit plan, the question is just whether investors will get in on the way up or the way down.

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Soylent Tastes Bad and Doesn’t Care

Meal replacement manufacturer Soylent is getting strange looks from the media these days, but it doesn’t mind.

United Online Settles Classmates Inc. Suit

United Online Inc. subsidiary Classmates Inc. has agreed to pay part of an $11 million penalty to settle allegations of deceptive advertising.

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L.A. Tech Events Calendar 5/26-6/7

Roundup of L.A. tech events in the next two weeks.