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  • 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...
  • Start-up Victorious aims to help YouTube stars develop fan communities

    Start-up Victorious aims to help YouTube stars develop fan communities
    Victorious, a mobile platform designed to better connect YouTube stars with their fans, has officially launched. The Santa Monica start-up puts video creators in control of their brands by giving each his or her own unique app. The apps will be...
  • Newport council explores water taxi pilot project

    Before Newport Beach decides whether to go through with a water taxi pilot project, a Harbor Commission subcommittee suggested that it consider its neighbor to the north. The Marina del Rey WaterBus system would be the most feasible for Newport Beach to...
  • Fund created to help launch green energy businesses in Illinois

    Fund created to help launch green energy businesses in Illinois
    Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and the Clean Energy Trust on Wednesday announced the creation of a revolving equity fund that will make $4.6 million available to grow early-stage clean energy businesses in the state.  “Illinois is a national leader in...
  • Media Companies, NAB Applaud Supreme Court Ruling Against Aereo

    Media conglomerates and the National Assn. of Broadcasters were quick to cheer the Supreme Court's 6-3 decision Wednesday finding that Internet-streaming startup Aereo violated the Copyright Act. "Aereo characterized our lawsuit as an attack on...
  • Borrowing from Lego to build on education

    Middle schoolers in the Fountain Valley School District are about to get a leg up in the evolution of science education. More technically, it's a Lego up. The toy company that inspired generations of creative imagination with its iconic interlocking...
  • YouTube Network Tastemade Raises $25 Million Led by Scripps, Liberty Media

    Food Network owner Scripps Networks Interactive is buying a piece of Tastemade -- a YouTube multichannel network building a stable of food-centric programming for online audiences. Tastemade announced $25 million in series C funding, led by Scripps...
  • In Maryland's 'innovation economy,' a contrarian view of acquisitions

    In Maryland's 'innovation economy,' a contrarian view of acquisitions
    Whenever Baltimore-area companies sell themselves to out-of-state firms, economists and local leaders alike bemoan the loss. Another headquarters gone. Fewer corporate decision-makers here. Possible job cuts. But Silicon Valley's deals for two...
  • Big-data start-ups become target for investors

    Big-data start-ups become target for investors
    A new Los Angeles venture capital fund was among 78 funds nationwide to raise money in the second quarter of 2014, the largest number of funds pulling in money since 2007, according to the National Venture Capital Assn. and Thomson Reuters. Though the...