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Sunday, August 9
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Here’s what’s new in the world of LA tech:

MEDIAPLATFORM Raises $12M (link)
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CLUTTER Raises Another $1.3M (link)
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STARBURST Accelerator Lands in El Segundo (link)
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MOVIEPILOT Goes All-In on Facebook Video (link)
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NBC Licenses Content from Latin MCN MITU (link)
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MEDIA STOCKS Got Hit. Hard. (link)
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TRUECAR CEO Resigns Following Q2 Results (link)
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CITY COUNCIL Revokes Ridesharing at LAX (link)
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LA METRO creates Office of Extraordinary Innovation (link)
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OCULUS CEO Palmer Lucky Makes the Cover of Time Magazine (link)
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PLUTO TV Lands Spotify’s Content Chief (link)
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ALPHA DRAFT partners with Team Dignitas (link)
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Welcome to LA CLUB PLAYA! (link)
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Watch Gary Vaynerchuk’s Visit to STARTUP GRIND LA

GRID 110 Launches in DTLA

Student Entrepreneurs Showcased for NFTE’s Advisory Panel

Silicon Beach Startups Party at the Pier

Capitol Congress was in Session at the Tower

WeHo had a Pretty Great National Night Out

This Sunday — Go Ride a Bike!!!

The Electric Chair is Coming to VRLA!

Mountain Lion Kittens Born in LA!

And as if you needed a reason to live in or move to LA:

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