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Internet Companies Get to Work on Freelancers

ONLINE: Businesses see opportunities in tailoring services to growing sector.

Businesses have turned servicing the growing freelance workforce into a full-time job.

Immigrant Entrepreneurs: Winter Wong

Foreign-born business owners talk about how they sowed success by putting down roots in Los Angeles.

Streetball Arrives With Flash

Alternative basketball tour places priority on wowing audience.

Backers of Ball Up tour look to score hoops fans with their athletic, crowd-wowing streetball.

Hearing Execs Speak Volumes on Trip

Steven Sawalich, senior director of global media and philanthropy at Starkey Hearing Foundation in Playa Vista, has traveled to 75 countries during his time at the non-profit, which delivers hearing aids to people in need.

SAT Tutoring Business Tests Lower-Price Product

EDUCATION: Arbor Bridge offers pared-down, more affordable progam.

A Santa Monica test-prep company has launched a product aimed at making it easier and cheaper for high school students to get one-on-one SAT tutoring.

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Moving In

INTERNET: RadPad hopes to click in rental listings space with mobile app that lets renters make their monthly payments.

RadPad looks to make a move in the rental listings market with its app that processes payments.

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L.A. Launch List: Feb. 20

The Los Angeles Business Journal brings you a weekly roundup of L.A. launches.

Daqri Buys Smart Headband Maker Melon

Daqri, an enterprise augmented reality company in downtown Los Angeles, has acquired Melon, a Venice wearable tech company, for an undisclosed sum.

J2 Global Buys Two More Companies

Internet services provider J2 Global continued its buying spree, acquiring two more companies this week to bring its February haul to three companies.

Culver City’s DataPop Sold to French Firm

Culver City ad tech firm DataPop has been acquired by Criteo, a marketing analytics firm in Paris, according to the French company’s fourth quarter earnings report released Wednesday. The terms were not disclosed.

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