Entertainment Partners acquires SyncOnSet
Burbank-based Entertainment Partners has acquired Culver City-based software developer SyncOnSet Technologies Inc.
Offer in sex discrimination suit is called inadequate
Five months after announcing a negotiated settlement in a sex discrimination and pay inequity lawsuit, Riot Games Inc. could be headed back to court.
Deal brings firm’s AI software to film studio
Warner Bros. Pictures International is betting that artificial intelligence can help manage its expansive catalog.
Company retools esports league, seeks revenue
After shutting down an existing esports league, Activision Blizzard Inc. is betting big on a new league that will begin its inaugural season Jan 24.
Quibi streaming slate, Ring gear and Hyundai flying cars generate buzz
From ambitious streaming services to fantastical flying cars, Los Angeles companies demonstrated innovative concepts in droves last week in Las Vegas at the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show.
Retailer ramps up efforts to raise $74 million
Culver City-based cannabis retailer MedMen Enterprises Inc. is continuing its aggressive push to implement its restructuring plan in light of large losses.
China-based Tencent Holdings announced an agreement to purchase 10% of Santa Monica-based Universal Music Group's share capital.
Electronic Arts chose veteran gaming executive Vince Lampella to lead the Los Angeles office of its subsidiary game developer, DICE.
Santa Monica-based Snap Inc. paid $166 million to acquire AI Factory Inc., a San Francisco-based startup founded by Snap's director of engineering.
Maker of electric vehicle charging stations says deal will boost growth
Private equity firm LS Power Group, which invests in clean power and alternative energy sources across the country, has acquired a majority stake in EVgo Services.
Home of L.A.’s most innovative technology companies made bold promises in 2019. Now investors and consumers will be watching closely to see if they can deliver in 2020.
Cuts follow Softbank’s sale of majority stake
Dog-walking application developer Wag Labs Inc. closed out a turbulent 2019 with another round of layoffs, according to a filing with the California Employment Development Department.
New esports division expands firm’s offerings
The newly established esports division of media services and video publishing house Bent Pixels landed two new clients as 2019 drew to a close.
Tech: VC firm backs big and small LA startups
After several years of investing quietly, BAM Ventures is making some noise, generating headlines in November with its largest exit to date when Mid-Wilshire-based ecommerce software developer Honey Science Corp. was sold to Paypal Holdings Inc. for $4 billion.
Tech: Ring, Quibi among brands heading to Las Vegas
Although it takes place at the Las Vegas Convention Center, the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show is a key event for technology companies and startups based in Los Angeles.