*socaltech.com <http://socaltech.com> TechNews - Friday, August 10, 2018*
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*Headlines *

   - j2 Global Eyes $1.2 Billion To $1.25 Billion In Revenues In 2018
   <#m_317198651717328405_0075677>
   - Qualcomm Negotiates Antitrust Settlement In Taiwan
   <#m_317198651717328405_0075676>
   - RealtyMogul Raises $50M In Two REITs <#m_317198651717328405_0075675>
   - OnBoat Launches Boat Charter Marketplace In LA
   <#m_317198651717328405_0075674>
   - Tinder To Hit $800M In Revenues In 2018, Thanks To Tinder Gold
   <#m_317198651717328405_0075673>
   - Report: SEC Probes Tweets By Elon Musk <#m_317198651717328405_0075672>
   - Broadcom's Henry Nicholas Arrested On Drug Trafficking Charges
   <#m_317198651717328405_0075671>

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*Friday, August 10, 2018*

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*j2 Global Eyes $1.2 Billion To $1.25 Billion In Revenues In 2018*
<http://www.socaltech.com/fullstory/0075677.html>
Los Angeles-based j2 Global said on Thursday that it continues to estimate
revenues of between $1.20 billion and $1.25 billion for its fiscal 2018, as
it continues to grow its stable of businesses. The company--which owns such
brands as IGN, Mashable, Humble Bundle, Speedtest, PCMag, Offers.com,
Everyday Health and What To Expect, plus eFax, eVoice, Campaigner, Vipre,
KeepItSafe and Livedrive--reported a 5. (More...
<http://www.socaltech.com/fullstory/0075677.html>)

*Qualcomm Negotiates Antitrust Settlement In Taiwan*
<http://www.socaltech.com/fullstory/0075676.html>
San Diego-based Qualcomm has negotiated a settlement in Taiwan, which will
reverse most of a giant $774M fine levied against the company in 2017,
reducing that fine to just $93M. According to Qualcomm, it will now promise
to invest $700M over the next five years and develop a Taiwanese center for
operations and manufacturing engineering, among other investments in the
country. Qualcomm paid $93M to Taiwan in July after an antitrust dispute
with the country. (More... <http://www.socaltech.com/fullstory/0075676.html>
)

*RealtyMogul Raises $50M In Two REITs*
<http://www.socaltech.com/fullstory/0075675.html>
Los Angeles-based online real estate marketplace RealtyMogul reported this
week that it has now raised over $50M via its two REITs, which have
invested in properties valued at over $297M. According to RealtyMogul, its
two REITs include MogulREIT I, which has $40M invested in 15 investments,
and includes over 4,000 investors; and MogulREIT II, which has $10M
invested in six different investments, from over 1,000 investors. (More...
<http://www.socaltech.com/fullstory/0075675.html>)

*OnBoat Launches Boat Charter Marketplace In LA*
<http://www.socaltech.com/fullstory/0075674.html>
Los Angeles-based OnBoat said on Thursday that it has launched its online
marketplace to connect people with a fleet of private boats and captains in
Los Angeles. The service, led by Marc Andelman, already offers its services
in San Francisco, San Diego, Miami, and other locations, including a number
of international destinations. The site lists private charters ranging from
a two hour tour from Marina Del Rey for $289.99 to three hour parties on a
luxury yacht for $3,599.99. (More...
<http://www.socaltech.com/fullstory/0075674.html>)

*Tinder To Hit $800M In Revenues In 2018, Thanks To Tinder Gold*
<http://www.socaltech.com/fullstory/0075673.html>
Los Angeles-based dating app Tinder is set to hit $800M in revenues in
2018, according to owner Match Group this week. Match Group CFO Gary
Swidler reported the growth in revenues at Tinder earlier this week, on
Match's earnings call, saying that Tinder more than doubled its revenues
from last year. Most of Tinder's earnings are from Tinder Gold, the premium
version of the Tinder dating service. Tinder charges $14.99 a month for
access to its premium features. (More...
<http://www.socaltech.com/fullstory/0075673.html>)

*Report: SEC Probes Tweets By Elon Musk*
<http://www.socaltech.com/fullstory/0075672.html>
The Securities and Exchange Commission is looking into a series of tweets
made by technology mogul Elon Musk earlier this week, where he said he was
looking into taking Tesla private. Musk--who is also head of
Hawthorne-based SpaceX--said earlier this week that he had "Funding secure"
to take Tesla private at $420 per share. (More...
<http://www.socaltech.com/fullstory/0075672.html>)

*Broadcom's Henry Nicholas Arrested On Drug Trafficking Charges*
<http://www.socaltech.com/fullstory/0075671.html>
Technology billionaire Henry T. Nicholas III, co-founder of Broadcom, has
reportedly been arrested on drug trafficking charges in Las Vegas,
according to law enforcement officials in Las Vegas. According to police,
Nicholas was arrested on Tuesday on the Las Vegas Strip, on suspicion of
smuggling heroin, cocaine, meth, and ectasy. According to reports, Nicholas
was arrested with a woman in a Vegas hotel after a report by hotel
security. (More... <http://www.socaltech.com/fullstory/0075671.html>)

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*Upcoming Events*
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August 11, Culver City -- *Pitch Genius Workshop * Pitch
Genius Workshop. The purpose of this workshop is to educate idea-to-early
stage startups about investors, fundraising, and how to make a successful
pitch. We're going deep into the investors' mind to understand how they
analyze startups for investment. Through a slide-by-slide explanation of
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off, and what investors absolutely abhor when founders are pitching them.
See http://www.socaltech.com/calendar/eventid/26116

August 11, Los Angeles -- *Big Data Day LA* *NEW* . See
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August 16, Los Angeles -- *9th Annual Women in Green Forum*
9th Annual Women in Green Forum. The Women in Green Forum has emerged as
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theme “The Future // Reimagined.” Speakers will focus on the future of tech
and its environmental potential through sessions on topics ranging from
blockchain to satellite imaging to automated workforces to augmented
reality. See http://www.socaltech.com/calendar/eventid/26083

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September 8, Culver City -- *Pitch Genius Workshop * Pitch
Genius Workshop. The purpose of this workshop is to educate idea-to-early
stage startups about investors, fundraising, and how to make a successful
pitch. See http://www.socaltech.com/calendar/eventid/26140
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Technology. Law. Vision.

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