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  • Demand for e-commerce warehouses spurs development in Southland

    Demand for e-commerce warehouses spurs development in Southland
    Robust demand for buildings from e-commerce companies and conventional retailers eager to boost their online sales is reshaping the country's industrial real estate market and spurring development in the Southland. Developers are racing to build...
  • Incoming School Chief Called Himself Ph.D. For Years Without An Accredited Doctorate

    Terrence P. Carter, the highly touted Chicago education administrator hired to start Aug. 1 as the superintendent of New London's troubled school system, recently completed requirements for a doctorate that he's scheduled to receive next month. "Soon...
  • Alibaba now eyes September for U.S. mega-IPO: source

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Alibaba Group Holding Inc has pushed its highly anticipated IPO until after the September Labor Day holiday, a source with knowledge of the matter said, as the Chinese online retail company works through the complex process of...
  • Microsoft ends flirtation with Hollywood and original shows: source

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp intends to wind down Xbox Entertainment Studios, a source familiar with its plans said, becoming the first major tech company to give up on making original shows in a battle for the living room couch. The production...
  • Time Warner win would make Murdoch U.S. media king

    Time Warner win would make Murdoch U.S. media king
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc made an audacious offer for Time Warner Inc that if it succeeds would transform the American media landscape and cement the 83-year-old's status as the most powerful magnate in U.S....
  • Kindle Unlimited - Amazon's answer to Netflix - for books?

    Kindle Unlimited - Amazon's answer to Netflix - for books?
    If you think Amazon is out to rule the world of digital entertainment, here's more fuel for your fire. The online retail giant recently added some of HBO's catalog of original shows to its list of Amazon Prime offerings. Now we hear that it has been...
  • Is literature dead? Or, how to read books in the digital age

    Is literature dead? Or, how to read books in the digital age
    Several recent articles appearing online have pointed to a couple of burning questions about book-reading in this overstuffed era: Why do people buy books they have no intention of reading? And, how can one ever find the time to read a book at all?  The...
  • Alibaba, a month from IPO, increases valuation to $130 billion

    The biggest IPO in the tech industry's history just got bigger. Alibaba, China's e-commerce giant and one of the largest Internet companies in the world, has increased its valuation to $130 billion less than a month before its initial public offering...
  • Creator of Google Glass and camera-equipped contacts moves to Amazon

    Creator of Google Glass and camera-equipped contacts moves to Amazon
    The man who created Google Glass has left the Mountain View, Calif.,  tech giant for Amazon, a sign that the Seattle online retailer may be eyeing an entrance into the wearable device market. Babak Parviz announced his move this weekend through a post...
  • Rob Schneider is serious about making a sitcom on spec

    Rob Schneider is serious about making a sitcom on spec
    "Do we need more breakaway bottles," art director Carlos Osorio asks between takes on the set of "Real Rob." "No, they are very expensive," barks back the show's star, comedian Rob Schneider. Schneider is kidding about the bottles, but he is...
  • Sempra Energy gets FAA approval to test drones for San Diego utility

    The Federal Aviation Administration has cleared San Diego company Sempra Energy to begin testing drones for possible use in inspecting electric and gas lines in remote or hard to reach areas. Sempra's San Diego Gas & Electric is the first utility the...