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Here’s what’s new in the world of LA tech:

SURFAIR is expanding to four new markets

SPACEX will attempt to launch & land a rocket onto a floating platform today

NASA held an international SPACE APPS CHALLENGE, AstroGro won the Pasadena edition (although we’re kind partial to the name Silent Runners :-))

LOOTCRATE held a meetup to celebrate its Meltdown-themed goodie box

LA’s BUDDYTRUK expanded into Texas

Fox announced that future seasons of THE SIMPSONS will NOT be available on DVD

Joe Jonas DJ’d TINDER‘s Coachella party

NASTY GAL was all over Coachella

SNAPCHAT introduced timed geofiltered overlays for Coachella

SNAPCHAT CEO Evan Spiegel made a cameo on HBO’s Silicon Valley

A hundred thousand million corgis descended upon Huntington Beach (and so did RADPAD!)

LA experienced TWO earthquakes on Sunday, both of which can be directly attributed to fracking

And as if you needed another reason to move to LA…

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