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Americans order over 250 million roses for Valentine's Day and this year — with more staying at home — online delivery sales are poised to grow. Reporter Breanna De Vera explains how the proliferation of flower delivery apps changed the floral business and the L.A. startups poised to bloom.

Ex-Disney execs Kevin Mayer and Tom Staggs' SPAC picks up digital fitness company.

Twitter CEO floats user tipping, exclusive content features.

Mastercard will open its network to select cryptocurrencies.

Who will build the Apple car? Here are candidates to watch.

Google, Facebook tell SCOTUS it should be harder for you to sue them.

Facebook is said to be building a product to compete with Clubhouse.

Woman accused of defaming dozens online is arrested.

Delivery apps are using child labor in Brazil.

Lyft Is getting a slap on the wrist for misleading Prop 22 ads.

Amazon-backed EV-maker Rivian aims for IPO this year.

LA Peer-to-Peer Lending App SoLo Funds Raises $10M

The L.A.-based mobile platform allows users short on cash to borrow and loan funds of under $1,000. It has seen use accelerate during the pandemic as the stay-at-home economy has hit many workers hard. Read more>>

Here Are the Startups Poised to Flourish this Valentine Day

Valentine's Day is just around the corner and these flower delivery services are readying for the holiday rush in L.A. Read more>>

TikTok’s Sale to Walmart, Oracle Is Reportedly Off — for Now

The deal that was to bring TikTok's American operations under a new ownership group including Walmart and Oracle has reportedly been indefinitely postponed. Read more>>

Snap Lures Facebook Exec to Lead Its Ad Growth Ambitions

Snap announced it snagged Doug Frisbie from Facebook to help lead the company's ongoing efforts to lure more advertisers to its platform. Read more>>

Watch: The Future of Content Moderation Online

As Big Tech cracks down on moderation after the Capitol attack and Wall Street braces for more fallout from social media's newfound influence on stock trading, legislators are eyeing changes to Section 230. dot.LA explores the issue with legal experts and venture capitalist David Sacks. Watch and read more here>>

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