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  • Top 5 tech acquisitions of 2014 so far

    Top 5 tech acquisitions of 2014 so far
    Tech companies have not been shy about spending big bucks on up-and-coming startups in 2014. Facebook in particular has already doled out more than $20 billion in some big-name acquisitions. Google has also had a few transactions, buying two startups...
  • NBCUniversal Names Alison Moore Head of TV Everywhere, After Shutting Down DailyCandy

    NBCUniversal has named Alison Moore -- previously GM of DailyCandy, the female-focused website the Peacock shuttered last week -- general manager and EVP of TV Everywhere in the company's content distribution group. In the newly created role, Moore...
  • Virtual reality grows up, in Southland's backyard

    Virtual reality grows up, in Southland's backyard
    It's long been the stuff of science fiction, the ability to wear a headset and feel as if you're in another world. Creating an affordable virtual reality device for the mass market has been the holy grail of sorts for game developers and futurists....
  • Why a Loss for Aereo Wouldn't Threaten Cloud Services

    Aereo, which will fight for its life before the Supreme Court next month, has issued dire warnings that if its TV-streaming service is ruled illegal, it would spell the doom of "cloud-based" services like Dropbox or Google Drive. "If the broadcasters...
  • Mike Judge dives gleefully into the tech world with 'Silicon Valley'

    Mike Judge dives gleefully into the tech world with 'Silicon Valley'
    There was a time when Mike Judge feared that he'd missed the Google bus to the tech boom. The writer-director, best known for creating MTV's "Beavis and Butthead," first thought of a TV series about the digital world in 1999. At the time, he was in...
  • Is downtown L.A.'s Figueroa Corridor the next Silicon Valley?

    Is downtown L.A.'s Figueroa Corridor the next Silicon Valley?
    A remarkable transformation is taking place in the heart of Los Angeles. Over the last 10 years, downtown L.A. became vibrant as it built ties to the south, reaching USC and Exposition Park. From the Walt Disney Concert Hall to the California Science...
  • Chinese firm may lose bus contract with Long Beach

    Chinese firm may lose bus contract with Long Beach
    Chinese automaker Build Your Dreams is close to losing a $12-million contract to deliver a fleet of electric buses to Long Beach Transit, a deal the company hoped would jump-start its U.S. operations. Federal transit officials said that BYD violated...
  • Legislators consider how to launch a marijuana industry

    Legislators consider how to launch a marijuana industry
    As state lawmakers try to get Maryland's medical marijuana program off the ground, the focus has turned to the practical matter of establishing an industry to provide the drug — and the details are proving daunting. While there is broad...
  • 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...