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GeoLinks CEO Joins FCC Broadband Committee

GeoLinks Chief Executive Skyler Ditchfield has been appointed to a working group of the Federal Communications Commission’s Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee.

Study: Los Angeles Ranks No. 2 in Tech Office Growth

Los Angeles’ technology sector is growing — and so is the rent for tech office space, according to a recent study from brokerage firm CBRE Group Inc.

Kobe Bryant, Goldman Sachs Invest in Sherman Oaks Startup

Sales engagement analytics provider RingDNA has received $30 million in a funding round led by Goldman Sachs Growth Equity.

Van Nuys Airport Going Solar

Representatives from seven businesses at Van Nuys Airport on Wednesday unveiled commitments to solar energy at the San Fernando Valley airfield.

Teledyne Swaps Out CEOs

Teledyne Technologies Inc. announced late Tuesday that its longtime leader, Robert Mehrabian, will step down as chief executive and take on the position of executive chairman effective Jan. 1.

California Resources Enters Gas-Drilling Joint Venture

California Resources Corp. has formed a joint venture with a San Diego energy company for development of the largest dry gas field in the state.

Richard Branson Halts Saudi Investment in Mojave Companies

Sir Richard Branson has suspended discussions with Saudi Arabia on that country’s investment in Virgin Galactic over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Capstone, Argonne National Lab to Develop ‘Thermal Battery’ Technology

Capstone Turbine Corp. and Argonne National Laboratory have received funding from the Department of Energy to adapt the lab’s thermal energy storage system for use in manufacturing applications, the company announced Thursday.

BlackLine Enters Japan Via Joint Venture

Accounting software developer BlackLine Inc. has created a joint venture to sells its accounting and financial software in Japan.

Woodland Hills Public Relations Agency JMPR Acquired

JMPR, the Woodland Hills-based public relations agency that specializes in high-end automotive and luxury brands, has been acquired by imre, an integrated marketing agency in Baltimore.

Dallas Flights to Hollywood Burbank Airport

American Airlines is bringing back daily service between Hollywood Burbank Airport and Dallas Fort Worth International Airport starting in the spring.

Burbank's BluFocus Acquires Quality Control Firm

Entertainment industry electronic file quality control firm BluFocus has acquired Master QC Group LLC as a move to upgrade its service infrastructure.

Semtech Adds Expertise to Board

Semtech Corp. has expanded its board to 10 people and appointed two directors to fill the new seats, the company announced Monday.

AeroVironment Rises on Drone Insurance Deal

Shares of AeroVironment Inc. rose 14 percent after the company announced a partnership to offer insurance for its Quantix drone.

DataDirect Buys Cloud Provider

DataDirect Networks is expected to close in the next few days its acquisition of Tintri Inc., a deal that will boost the company’s product portfolio.

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