Marketplace for Monday, July 27, 2015
Jul 27, 2015

Marketplace for Monday, July 27, 2015

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Airing on Monday, July 27, 2015: The fantasy sports website DraftKings has raised $300 million in new funding. Investing in these virtual leagues is becoming a way for TV sports networks to cash in on live programming and expand their footprint. Plus, the tech startup boom has come to cities like Venice and Santa Monica in what's come to be called Silicon Beach. We look at what the Southern California tech world has to offer. 

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What's Silicon Beach?

Jul 27, 2015
We talked with CEOs in Silicon Valley's LA counterpart, and they're far from beach bums.

Science Inc. gives startups their big break

Meet Mike Jones, angel investor.

If China sneezes, does the U.S. catch a cold?

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Jul 27, 2015
No — not yet.

Crude oil is plunging ... again

Jul 27, 2015
The cost is at a 4-month low. What's going on?

After riots, Baltimore liquor stores struggle to reopen

Jul 27, 2015
The city is withholding emergency loans unless some stores change or relocate.

New York to rebuild LaGuardia Airport

Jul 27, 2015
The renovations will cost billions.

Political ads mean big bucks for television stations

Jul 27, 2015
They're going to rake in billions.

Sports channels tap fantasy games for new content

Jul 27, 2015
Investors are pouring money into online sites like DraftKings.

Airing on Monday, July 27, 2015: The fantasy sports website DraftKings has raised $300 million in new funding. Investing in these virtual leagues is becoming a way for TV sports networks to cash in on live programming and expand their footprint. Plus, the tech startup boom has come to cities like Venice and Santa Monica in what’s come to be called Silicon Beach. We look at what the Southern California tech world has to offer. 

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Go Bang SBTRKT
Girl from Sweden Eric Saade
Black Lemon Generationals