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L.A. Tech Deal Flow: June 26

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

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Virgin Galactic Signs Contract to Launch Satellites

Outer space could soon get a little more crowded.

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IAC to IPO Tinder Parent Match Group

Dating app Tinder is headed for an IPO.

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New Matter’s 3-D Printers Start Shipping

Consumer 3-D printing companies have struggled lately to balance consumer expectations and price, but New Matter thinks it has found the sweet spot.

In Push for Millennials, Cornerstone Licenses TED Content

Cornerstone OnDemand wants to give its customers ideas worth spreading.

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Rubicon’s Chief Explains Programmatic Advertising

Frank Addante explains the basics of programmatic advertising and why it has come to dominate the online advertising world, even as it remains a largely opaque corner of the market to the general public.

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Snapchat Launches Ad Agency

Snapchat has partnered with British advertising agency WPP and the U.K.’s Daily Mail to launch an advertising agency called Truffle Pig.

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CrossCut Raises $75 Million to Invest in Early Stage L.A. Startups

Don’t tell CrossCut Ventures about the supposed glut of seed capital in Los Angeles. The Venice venture capital firm has just raised a $75 million fund to invest in early stage L.A. startups.

L.A. Tech Events Calendar 6/22 - 7/5

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

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Dollar Shave Club Reloads on Cash

Dollar Shave Club is piling up investor’s dollars.

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Revenge Fuels Energy Fight

MANUFACTURING: Ex-exec looks to zap former family firm.

Rival Alex Lidow seeks revenge by converting International Rectifier’s customers to his semiconductors.

Virtual Reality Scores Points at Video-Game Expo

ENTERTAINMENT: Some developers making early play for nascent market.

Developers push the right buttons with video games for the blossoming virtual reality market.

L.A. Launch List: June 19

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

L.A. Tech Deal Flow: June 19

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

Video: Evan Spiegel Explains Snapchat

Four years after Snapchat’s launch, Chief Executive Evan Spiegel abruptly released a YouTube video Tuesday explaining how the app works and why people use it.