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  • L.A. schools Supt. Deasy defends his dealings with Apple, Pearson

    L.A. schools Supt. Deasy defends his dealings with Apple, Pearson
    Los Angeles schools Supt. John Deasy on Tuesday issued his most extensive and passionate defense yet of his actions involving Apple and Pearson, the companies that received the major contract in a $1.3-billion technology program. He asserted that he did...
  • Baidu boosts location-based platform with new services, $10 million investment

    Baidu boosts location-based platform with new services, $10 million investment
    Baidu Inc launched on Wednesday a service that helps retailers advertise on the smartphones of nearby users as China's dominant search engine company expands its location-based technology to drive growth. Baidu currently makes most of its income from...
  • India's smartphone wars: Google's Android One adds to Samsung's worries

    India's smartphone wars: Google's Android One adds to Samsung's worries
    Google Inc's partnership with three Indian phone makers is set to rev up fast-growing demand for lower priced smartphones, and spell more trouble for Samsung Electronics which is rapidly losing share in emerging markets. Micromax Infomatics Ltd,...
  • Daimler buys smartphone apps but seeks to avoid Uber upset

    Daimler buys smartphone apps but seeks to avoid Uber upset
    Daimler on Wednesday said it had bought mytaxi and RideScout, two smartphone applications that will help the maker of Mercedes-Benz limousines provide services to people who do not own cars. Daimler emphasized the acquisitions would not disrupt the...
  • Can Supt. Deasy survive LAUSD's iPad fiasco?

    So, remember that $1-billion plan to get iPads for each and every Los Angeles Unified student the district has been working on and steadfastly defending for a couple of years now? Forget about it. The deal is off, creating a new round of L.A. Unified...
  • Ex-NFL star Warren Sapp joins fantasy sports start-up Rivalry Games

    Ex-NFL star Warren Sapp joins fantasy sports start-up Rivalry Games
    Football Hall of Famer and NFL Network analyst Warren Sapp has invested in and accepted a position at a fantasy sports start-up located in Santa Monica. A friend of a friend introduced the former Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Oakland Raiders defensive tackle...
  • Calls grow for wider inquiry into bidding on L.A. Unified iPad project

    Calls grow for wider inquiry into bidding on L.A. Unified iPad project
    A day after Los Angeles Unified abruptly suspended the contract for its controversial iPad project, there were growing calls for a more thorough investigation into whether the bidding process for the $1-billion program was improperly handled. The...
  • Amazon's 'Transparent' to Premiere September 26 in U.S. and U.K.

    Amazon's new original comedy "Transparent" will premiere on Friday, September 26 in the U.S. and the U.K. through Prime Instant Video, the site announced Wednesday. All ten episodes will be released at once. The series is written, directed and produced...
  • How to become a volunteer money mentor

    The University of Florida Lake County Extension needs volunteers for its Florida Master Money Mentor program, which provides free one-on-one financial coaching. Volunteers will help families and individuals create and track family budgets and promote...
  • Are Supt. John Deasy's days numbered? They should be after cozy iPad deal

    Are Supt. John Deasy's days numbered? They should be after cozy iPad deal
    It sounded like a great idea at the time: L.A. would give students a boost into the 21st century by putting tech directly into their hands. The Los Angeles Unified School District would buy an Apple iPad for every student,  more than 600,000,  each loaded...
  • Audit says $2.1 million in L.A. school computers unaccounted for

    Audit says $2.1 million in L.A. school computers unaccounted for
    The Los Angeles Unified School District was unable to account for $2.1 million in recently purchased computers, mostly iPads, according to a recent audit performed by the school system's inspector general. District officials, however, said they found...