Morning News, 1/15: Oscars, Vimeo / Maker, TigerText, Soylent, Lynda, Live Nation / Uber

Follow us on Twitter (link) for news as it happens, here are a few LA things that went down in the past 24 hours:

THE ACADEMY just announced Oscars nominations (link)

MAKERto sell exclusively windowed content on Vimeo (link)

TIGER TEXT scored an Arizona hospice account (link)

announced an in-app partnership with Uber (link)

SOYLENT raised a $20 Million Series A to produce their shake-y goodness (link)

LYNDA raised a ton of cash for its online education videos ($186M, $1B+ valuation — unicorn!) (link)

offers tips on how to maximize social video around the Super Bowl (link)

MYSPACE claims that their ad service is better than Facebook’s (link)

TWITTER is bringing their Flock dev roadshow to LA 1/22 (link)

But wait! BILL NYE is recording a podcast at almost the same time across town! (link)

BURNING MAN tickets went on pre-sale registration (link)

INC. is looking for their 30 Under 30 Entrepreneurs (link)

JOBS: LA Makerspace, Rubicon Project (link)

And not one, not two, but THREE amazing events happened last night —

TALK LA featured speakers from CAA, OMD, Mirror Media, and others at an inspiring event in Crenshaw

GENERAL ASSEMBLY hosted a creators panel moderated by Digital LA

And the CEO of StyleHaul sat down for a fireside chat at 41 Ocean

One more thing: Roy Choi (Kogi) & Jon Favreau (Chef) hosted a New Orleans-themed pop-up menu at Animal:
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