| Aug 12, 2013
| 8:28 PM
Imagine paying $20 and sitting down inside a Space Age capsule in Los Angeles. About half an hour later, you're in sight of the Golden Gate Bridge.
Los Angeles billionaire Elon Musk, the man who made electric vehicles sexy, revolutionized the online...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 11:47 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Silicon Valley may be best-known for its consumer technology companies. But software is definitely not just for consumers anymore.
The latest entrant: Slack, a flashy new service that makes it easier for co-workers to communicate and...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Tastemade, startup aiming to be a global Internet version of the Food Network on YouTube and other platforms, announced $10 million in Series B funding led by Raine Ventures to expand original programming and invest in its mobile user-generated video app....
| Aug 11, 2013
| 6:21 AM
SOUTH BEND - For centuries of human history, some of the world's brightest minds were focused on trying to turn lead into gold.
That never worked, of course, but the digital economy is making a new type of alchemy possible.
In the information age,...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 11:09 PM
The gig: Mark Suster is an entrepreneur, angel investor and managing partner at Century City venture capital firm Upfront Ventures, formerly known as GRP Partners.
A vocal proponent of L.A.'s growing tech scene, Suster has become known as the go-to...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 5:43 PM
City officials on Tuesday revealed preliminary designs for a downtown small-business incubator site on West Washington Street — a project that has been in the planning stages for years.
Downtown Manager Andrew Sargent said the plan is to build out...
| Jul 9, 2013
It's a common experience in cities like Los Angeles. You raise your hand to hail a cab. One goes by. Then another. You contemplate giving up and heading to the closest bus stop or Metro subway station. And you're left frustrated, thinking that there's got...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 12:30 AM
Apple has acquired Matcha, a startup that developed an app-based guide with personal recommendations for TV shows and movies spanning multiple services.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Apple paid between $1 million and $1.5 million for the startup,...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 6:27 PM
Anyone active in online social networking has likely received one: A message from someone who clicked on the wrong link, flooding friends' inboxes or feeds with more links about weight loss drugs or shocking photos.
Or you might remember that time Burger...
| Aug 8, 2013
Even by Middle East standards, the scene in a Dead Sea restaurant, situated within a “green zone”–a no-man’s-land claimed by neither Israelis nor Palestinians–was surreal. As a camel knelt outside, two Israeli soldiers...
| Aug 8, 2013
One hot afternoon in June four software engineers, a lawyer and a miniature pinscher named Lunch were gathered around designer Dan Kwon’s computer at Disconnect, a startup in San Francisco. They were watching their new education video, “...