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Parsons Awarded Small Satellite Launch Integration Contract, Supports U.S. Air Force Mission Expanding Access to Space

Parsons today affirmed the award announced on February 8, 2019 by the U.S. Air Force (USAF) Space and Missile Systems Center’s (SMC) Launch Enterprise Directorate to serve as the Launch Manifest Systems Integrator (LMSI) prime contractor. The LMSI will develop and deliver multi-manifest small satellite payload carriers and integration solutions to operationalize access-to-space for USG-owned and sponsored small satellite systems. “Our U.S. Air Force customer…

Pasadena-Based Tetra Tech Gets $300 Million NASA Contract Nod

Pasadena-based Tetra Tech, Inc., has been awarded a $300 million contract by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to find out and repair whatever needs fixing at the Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral…

Pasadena Artificial Intelligence Company Continues Chinese Expansion

ObEN Inc., a Pasadena-based artificial intelligence (AI) company, signed new entertainment partnerships and launched new celebrity-based Personal Artificial Intelligence avatars as part of its continued expansion into China’s market. ObEN announced its official Chinese name…

Sleepypod Launches European Expansion in Response to Consumer Demand for Pet Safety Restraints for Cars

Sleepypod®, a Pasadena-based company known for redefining pet products, today launches in Europe its innovative pet products lines designed for safer travel. The expansion comes as a direct response to an increase in consumer demand.…

Pasadena Mining Company Claims It Struck Gold 35 Times in 35 of Its Brazilian Mines

Brazil Minerals, Inc., a Pasadena-based mining company with mineral rights in Brazil, said it has found gold in all 35 of the holes it drilled in that country’s northern Minas Gerais state, the company announced…

Pasadena Biotech Pharma Company Stock Jumps after Drug Test Results Released

Shares in Pasadena-based biotechnology firm Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Inc. rose over 40 percent one day after the company announced positive results of testing a new drug…

Parsons Awarded Nevada Traffic Safety Engineering Design Contract

Parsons was recently awarded a 2-year services agreement to provide traffic safety engineering design services to the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT). The firm has…

Pasadena-Based Advertising Software Provider OpenX Opens Singapore Office

Pasadena software success story OpenX, now a leading global advertising technology platform, is expanding its Asia Pacific presence to Southeast Asia with the opening of…

Pasadena-Based Wetzel’s Pretzels Opens First Location in China

Twitter grab Wetzel’s Pretzels, the Pasadena-based fresh-baked pretzel company, has opened its first location in China, six months after signing a deal to enter the…

Pasadena’s ObEN Debuts Artificial Intelligence Concierge in Shanghai

Adam Zheng, COO and co-founder of ObEN; Adrian Cheng, founder of K11; Nikhil Jain, CEO and co-founder of ObEN (Photo: Business Wire) ObEN Inc., the Pasadena artificial intelligence company that is building a decentralized AI platform for intelligent avatars, announced Wednesday the premiere of the first-ever Personal AI art docent experience at Shanghai, China’s K11 Art Mall. Bearing the likeness and voice of K11 founder Adrian Cheng, the AI concierge will guide visitors through K11 Art Museum’s exhibit featuring works from American ceramic artist Betty Woodman and acclaimed Chinese painter Zhao Yang. The exhibit is a convergence of art and…

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