Virgin Orbit will start making a "bridge ventilator" for partially recovered Covid-19 patients at its Long Beach manufacturing facility.
Developer plans mobile games aimed at women
Mobile-game developer Robin Games Inc., which was founded by former Jam City Inc. executive Jill Wilson, has raised $7 million in a seed round.
Developer will target VR platforms
RCT Studio, a Burbank-based developer of interactive games, announced it has raised $10 million in Series A funding.
Virus drives virtual, ecommerce options
Companies in Los Angeles County are finding new ways to conduct business since state and local officials issued rules designed to combat the spread of Covid-19.
Launches satellites but loses booster
The latest effort by Hawthorne-based Space Exploration Technologies Corp. to increase its international broadband internet service produced mixed results.
Former Google exec will report to Kotick
Game publisher Activision Blizzard Inc. has seen a high-profile game rollout, the arrival of a new senior executive and the departure of a key company veteran in a short time frame.
Chernin, Advance contribute to company’s Series D funding round
Scopely Inc., a Culver City-based mobile game publisher, announced an additional $200 million in Series D funding.
Assessment company valued at $56M
West Hollywood-based preemployment assessment company Criteria Corp. says tools like personality tests help better predict candidates’ future performance than resumes and interviews alone.
Industry veteran assumes top spots after serving in interim capacity
TrueCar Inc. has named Mike Darrow president and chief executive. He will also assume a seat on TrueCar’s board.
Virus could increase demand
The gaming industry stands to be one of the few sectors that could benefit from the coronavirus pandemic despite losses triggered by disrupted conferences and esports tournaments.