Natalie covers the technology industry for the Los Angeles Business Journal and writes the Technology column every other week. She is a graduate of the University of Southern California.
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Internet: Docstoc takes small-business focus to new parent Intuit.
Internet: Online document provider Docstoc signs paperwork to be acquired by financial software company Intuit.
Internet: Tinder gets serious about moving beyond romance.
When it launched last year, Tinder Inc. was just another dating app trying to score at local college campuses. But since then, the West Hollywood startup has vaulted into the pop culture lexicon.
The Playa Vista ad tech firm is looking to debut on the stock market next year and has hired Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs to lead the initial public offering, Bloomberg News reported late Thursday.
The round was led by QED Investors, the private fund of Capital One co-founder Nigel Morris.
Terms of the deal, which is expected to close by the end of January, were not disclosed.
The 2,600-square-foot property known as Blu House is available for a monthly price of $6.40 per square foot.
The e-commerce company, which primarily sells electronics, opened the retail location – attached to its warehouse – on Nov. 29, Black Friday, a day when traditional retailers typically offer big discounts.
Internet: Demand looks to domain-name business and new CEO for lift.
Demand Media hopes a new CEO and the spinoff of its domain-name business will supply answers to its revenue problem.
The Hollywood company said late Tuesday that veteran Internet executive Stephen Semprevivo has assumed the role.
INTERNET: Majority shareholder’s sell-off plan fuels drop in Spark’s stock.
Internet: Investors are just not that into dating site operator Sparks after its largest shareholder plans sell-off