Coco Huang

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Virgin Orbit to Make Ventilators for Covid-19 Patients

Virgin Orbit will start making a "bridge ventilator" for partially recovered Covid-19 patients at its Long Beach manufacturing facility.

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Robin Games Raises $7 Million Round

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.

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RCT Studio Raises $10 Million

Developer will target VR platforms

RCT Studio, a Burbank-based developer of interactive games, announced it has raised $10 million in Series A funding.

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LA Businesses Racing to Adapt

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.

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Mixed Results for SpaceX

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.

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Activision Names Alegre as President

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.

Scopely Secures Additional $200 Million

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.

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Hiring Tests Seek to Eliminate Bias

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.

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TrueCar Names Darrow President, CEO

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.

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Video Game Companies May Be Poised for Gains

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.

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