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The Delivery Drones Are Coming

"We wanted to lead the way and be the first to deliver a memorable experience to our customers in a cost efficient, fun, and reliable fashion."

Southern California-based El Pollo Loco begins testing its "Air Loco" drone delivery next week. With the Federal Aviation Administration recently approving rules for delivery services to people's homes, more and more drones will be taking to the skies to make restaurant and other types of deliveries.

Ring gave LAPD officers perks to promote its cameras.

Irvine-based defense contractor Anduril raises $450 million in Series D funding.

Snapchat removes a speed filter that's been linked to reckless driving lawsuits.

Nielsen says it can now measure streaming numbers.

TikTok says it helps 80% of its users discover new music.

Instagram's TikTok rival, Reels, rolls out ads worldwide, as does Snapchat's TikTok rival, Spotlight.

Nearly half of all ads on fake news sites come from Google, study finds.

GM boosts EV investment 30% and says it will build two more battery factories.

Air Loco's Plans to Deliver Tacos By Drone

El Pollo Loco says it will become the first national restaurant company to experiment with door-to-backyard drone delivery. On June 24, the Costa Mesa-based restaurant chain, known for its fire-roasted chicken, will test "Air Loco," its drone delivery from restaurant kitchens to customers' backyards.

Biotech Companies Partner To Take on Two Rare Diseases

Thousand Oaks-based startup Capsida Biotherapeutics announced a deal with biopharma giant CRISPR Therapeutics to co-develop treatments for Lou Gehrig's disease and Friedreich's ataxia.

Kindra Raises $4.5M to Tackle Menopause

Menopause has a total of 34 symptoms, many of which often go untreated. L.A.-based Kindra hopes to address the symptoms –and the stigma– head on.

Canoo Will Build Its Electric Vehicles At Two New Plants In 2022

Two months after a Canoo co-founder and CEO resigned, the Torrance-based company is planning to build an Oklahoma manufacturing plant and clinched a European contract for its electric vans.

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