Morning News, 2/2: YouTube Super Bowl Party, Job Fairs, Best Fiends, Snapchat

Follow LA Tech Digest on Twitter (link) for news as it happens. Here’s what’s happened in LA these past 72 hours:

Los Angeles hosted THREE job fairs on Friday & Saturday, reflecting this town’s need to hire as many devs & engineers as possible. In fact, OpenX alone is looking to hire 105 engineers in the next 30 days! A lot more pix & links are in our Twitter feed, so it is in your best interest to subscribe.

YouTube held a Super Bowl party for their halftime show

Los Angeles won the Doritos ad

That Loctite Glue ad was directed by LA’s own Tim & Eric

Silicon Beach Sports League held a 3-on-3 basketball tourney

SNAPCHAT launched its first original series (starring a Spielberg)

…and the reviews have not been too kind (link)

NastyGal SOPHIA AMORUSO will be on Project Runway this Thursday

BEST FIENDS has already reached ONE MILLION daily players in under 100 days

EVENTS: Microsoft, Belkin, and Sony Pictures are all hosting events this week (link)

And as forward as Los Angeles is, this weekend also showed our willingness to preserve the past:

Oscar-winning film producer Megan Ellison rescued Santa Monica video mecca Vidiots

Neon Retro Arcade opened up in Pasadena

MOCA Geffen hosted a huge indie / underground DIY Art Book Market

and Broadway opened up its gorgeous theaters to celebrate downtown LA

Follow LA Tech Digest on Twitter (link) for news as it happens.

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