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  • Dealerships or direct sales? Tesla model shares road with car sellers in Washington

    Dealerships or direct sales? Tesla model shares road with car sellers in Washington
    (Reuters) - On President's Day last month, about 40 electric-car advocates gathered under the rotunda of the state capitol in Olympia, Washington, where a lobbyist for Tesla Motors Inc urged them to rally against a bill that would prevent the carmaker...
  • Box Inc. publicly files for hotly anticipated IPO

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Box Inc. has made public its plans to raise up to $250 million in an initial public offering, setting the stage for one of the most hotly anticipated offerings to come out of Silicon Valley so far this year. Box said it plans to list...
  • Pasadena's mature tech scene aims to emerge from Silicon Beach shadow

    Pasadena's mature tech scene aims to emerge from Silicon Beach shadow
    Ask anyone about L.A. tech these days and they'll almost certainly point to Santa Monica and Venice, where hundreds of start-ups have emerged in the last few years. So-called Silicon Beach is home to Snapchat, sizable Google and Microsoft offices, and a...
  • New Silicon Beach venture capital firm Tylt Lab raises $20 million

    New Silicon Beach venture capital firm Tylt Lab raises $20 million
    Tylt Lab, a new Santa Monica venture capital firm, has raised $20 million for early-stage start-ups in Silicon Beach. The fund will support local entrepreneurs through seed to series A investments, Tylt said, estimating that this year it will be...
  • Online storage service Box is courting Hollywood, music industry

    SAN FRANCISCO — Aaron Levie, the 29-year-old chief executive of Box Inc., walked the red carpet at the Oscars this year in a dark suit and tie, pressed white shirt and his trademark neon blue sneakers. "I asked about the sneaker dress code,"...
  • Digital Service Helps Users Share Letters — With One Person Or The Masses

    Digital Service Helps Users Share Letters — With One Person Or The Masses
    Dear reader, Do you have a box full of saved letters under your bed, like I do? Did you find decades-old love letters in your relative's bedroom closet, as we did when my grandma died? Drew Bartkiewicz, 47, of Canton started thinking six years ago...
  • Not a Virtual MSO? 'Next-Gen Cable' Service Layer3 TV Launches with Backing from CAA Fund

    Layer3 TV, a secretive Internet TV startup founded by a group of cable-industry veterans, has landed $21 million in initial financing, led by North Bridge Venture Partners and Evolution Media Growth Partners, a joint venture between private-equity firm...
  • Virtual Reality Poised for Mass Entertainment, but Can Hollywood Make It Happen?

    Legend has it that during the first manned balloon flight in 1783, someone remarked, "What good is it?" Benjamin Franklin, standing nearby, offered the famous riposte: "What good is a newborn baby?" Newborns are about unrealized potential; so are new...
  • Startups will vie for $150,000 in CAT5 awards Tuesday

    Startups will vie for $150,000 in CAT5 awards Tuesday
    Big corporations and startup companies alike are planning to mix it up this week at a unique business event at the Hyatt Regency near Orlando International Airport. The event is called the ICSE, or Innovation Concourse of the Southeast. The conference...
  • What Is 'Net Neutrality'? A Primer Before Thursday's Big Vote

    If you are mystified as to why artists like Eddie Vedder and an array of TV showrunners are suddenly all worked up about Internet freedom, the answer lies in the term "net neutrality." They are words you are liable to hear over and over again as the...
  • Pfizer's interest in AstraZeneca worries Maryland

    Pfizer's interest in AstraZeneca worries Maryland
    Research labs closed by pharmaceutical giant Pfizer dot the country: Illinois. Michigan. New Jersey. New York. North Carolina. Maryland officials don't want this state to join that list. After Pfizer declared its desire to buy AstraZeneca — which...