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July 16, 2008 | Joseph Menn, Times Staff Writer
Outside Santa Monica's dot-com circuit, the name Richard Rosenblatt doesn't mean much. He's one of those guys who buys and sells empty websites. Some industry insiders also know him as the accused spyware baron who sold MySpace to News Corp. But the excitable 39-year-old USC law school graduate has a plan for the future of Internet media, and $355 million from private investors says he can pull it off. With blinding speed and little notice, Rosenblatt's 2-year-old Demand Media Inc.
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BUSINESS
February 24, 2004
* EUniverse said it hired Richard Rosenblatt as the website operator's chief executive. Rosenblatt co-founded Imall, which was sold to Excite@Home in 1999 for $565 million in stock. * Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac must begin following a government formula in setting limits on the size of single-family home mortgages they purchase, the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight said.
BUSINESS
June 17, 2008 | Joseph Menn, Times Staff Writer
Bicycle racing champion Lance Armstrong is going dot-com in a big way. The seven-time Tour de France winner and cancer survivor is teaming with Santa Monica-based Demand Media Inc. on a for-profit website that helps users stay on track with fitness and weight-loss goals. LiveStrong.com, a spinoff of Armstrong's nonprofit site LiveStrong.org, was scheduled to emerge from a test version Monday. LiveStrong.com will be run by Demand Media, with Armstrong and his Lance Armstrong Foundation getting undisclosed stakes in that new-media company.
BUSINESS
June 17, 2008 | Joseph Menn, Times Staff Writer
Bicycle racing champion Lance Armstrong is going dot-com in a big way. The seven-time Tour de France winner and cancer survivor is teaming with Santa Monica-based Demand Media Inc. on a for-profit website that helps users stay on track with fitness and weight-loss goals. LiveStrong.com, a spinoff of Armstrong's nonprofit site LiveStrong.org, was scheduled to emerge from a test version Monday. LiveStrong.com will be run by Demand Media, with Armstrong and his Lance Armstrong Foundation getting undisclosed stakes in that new-media company.
BUSINESS
July 16, 2008 | Joseph Menn, Times Staff Writer
Outside Santa Monica's dot-com circuit, the name Richard Rosenblatt doesn't mean much. He's one of those guys who buys and sells empty websites. Some industry insiders also know him as the accused spyware baron who sold MySpace to News Corp. But the excitable 39-year-old USC law school graduate has a plan for the future of Internet media, and $355 million from private investors says he can pull it off. With blinding speed and little notice, Rosenblatt's 2-year-old Demand Media Inc.
BUSINESS
July 17, 2000 | DEBORA VRANA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
This time last year, San Fernando Valley native Richard Rosenblatt suddenly became very rich. It seemed everything Internet was gold then, and he had just agreed to sell IMall, the Santa Monica Web shopping company he co-founded when he was 25, to Excite@Home in an all stock-deal for $425 million. He owned roughly 10% of the company.
BUSINESS
March 30, 1986
Edward Brassard was named vice president-marketing and Richard Rosenblatt was elected vice president-sales of Nantucket Inc.. Culver City.
NEWS
April 27, 2008
Shark attack: Some editions of Saturday's Section A carried an incomplete version of the article about a deadly shark attack in San Diego County. The missing information included the full name of a professor of marine biology quoted in the story. He is Richard Rosenblatt. The top of the story is reprinted in today's California section, and the full story is available at www.latimes.com/sharkattack
BUSINESS
July 4, 1997
Internet commerce company iMALL Inc. of Provo, Utah, has replaced its chief executive and will move its headquarters to Studio City. Chairman Craig Pickering said Richard Rosenblatt, a company co-founder, was chosen to succeed Tracy Scott, who had been CEO from October 1996 until he left the company in June. The 130-employee concern runs a shopping mall on the World Wide Web, boasting of storefronts for 1,500 merchants. It also offers seminars to prospective Net merchants.
BUSINESS
February 24, 2004
* EUniverse said it hired Richard Rosenblatt as the website operator's chief executive. Rosenblatt co-founded Imall, which was sold to Excite@Home in 1999 for $565 million in stock. * Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac must begin following a government formula in setting limits on the size of single-family home mortgages they purchase, the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight said.
BUSINESS
July 17, 2000 | DEBORA VRANA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
This time last year, San Fernando Valley native Richard Rosenblatt suddenly became very rich. It seemed everything Internet was gold then, and he had just agreed to sell IMall, the Santa Monica Web shopping company he co-founded when he was 25, to Excite@Home in an all stock-deal for $425 million. He owned roughly 10% of the company.
BUSINESS
October 10, 2006 | From Reuters
News Corp. said Monday that a Los Angeles judge had rejected legal challenges to the media company's 2005 acquisition of MySpace's parent, Intermix Media Inc., and ruled that the deal was lawful. News Corp. said Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Carolyn Kuhl on Friday "fully dismissed" the challenges spearheaded by Brad Greenspan, former chief executive of EUniverse Inc., which was renamed Intermix, and other former shareholders.
NEWS
April 17, 1994 | From the Associated Press
Lifeguards recovered the shark-bitten remains of a woman off Point Loma in San Diego, authorities said Saturday. City lifeguard Lt. Brant Bass said two surfers reported finding the body about 200 yards off the popular Sunset Cliffs sunbathing beach shortly after 3 p.m. Friday. The county coroner said the woman probably died as a result of shark bites but did not rule out that she may have been dead when attacked.
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