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Paper Delivers With Internet

Los Angeles Times has found social media more welcoming than local TV news rivals.

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Game Gives Firm Leg Up On Wellness

Citadel incorporates Pokémon Go craze into walking club program.

Citadel Environmental Services steps up its walking club program with the addition of Pokémon Go.

Research Business Hopes to Ring Up Responses

SURVEY: Reconnect touts misdialed calls as chance to accurately poll public.

As election season heats up, opinion polls are on everyone’s mind.

Social Productivity App WeDo Launches Publicly

From Fantastical to Evernote there are dozens of popular productivity apps that help users do everything from planning an interview to remembering to take out the garbage. Organization junkies will need to make room for one more as WeDo, the latest iteration on so called to-do apps was publicly launched on Thursday.

Silicon Beach Report July 21: Tinder Launches Group Activity Feature

Tinder Launches group activity, Legend VR to create virtual reality for Stan Lee, and Machinima launches in China.

Silicon Beach Report July 20: Dollar Shave Club Acquired for $1 Billion

Dollar Shave Club acquired for $1 billion, Rubicon Project signs deal to automated Spotify ad inventory, RadPad adds electronic leases, and more.

Silicon Beach Report July 19: Snapchat Confirms Bitstrips Acquisition

Snapchat confirms Bitstrips acquisition, Hyperloop One hits back at former executives, DreamWorks inks virtual reality deal, and more.

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Hyperloop One Hits Back at Former Execs In Latest Court Filing

A week after being sued by four former company executives, next-gen transportation firm Hyperloop One struck back asking for $250 million in damages from what it’s calling the “Gang of Four.”

Silicon Beach Report July 18: Snapchat in Talks for Hollywood TV Shows

Airbnb to pay hotel taxes to City of Los Angeles, Snapchat is in talks for Hollywood TV shows, SpaceX lands fifth rocket, and more.

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Silicon Beach Report July 15: SpaceX to Launch Ninth Resupply Mission

SpaceX launches ninth resupply mission, Jacobs Engineering Group sells off French subsidiary, Hyperloop pod competition postponed, and more.

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SpaceX to Launch Ninth Space Station Resupply Mission

Space Exploration Technologies Corp. of Hawthorne is scheduled to launch one of its rockets on a resupply mission from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida to the International Space Station on Monday, July 18.

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At Home

TECHNOLOGY: Vet execs give guidance to furniture-buying app.

Veteran CEOs are helping design app Homee reshape the furniture-buying business.

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Oh, Boy! Smut Suit Hits Snapchat

INTERNET: Class action filed on behalf of 14-year-old user.

Attorney looks to send a lasting message to Snapchat with a decency lawsuit filed on behalf of a boy.

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Hyperloop on Wrong Track?

Departed executives allege Hyperloop One working in leadership vacuum.

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Video-Game Firm Has Score to Settle Over Mods

ENTERTAINMENT: Suit by Blizzard says product hacks cost millions in revenue.

Video-game company Blizzard looks to play rough with developers of hacking mods.