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  • The Hyperloop: L.A. to S.F. in 30 minutes?

     The Hyperloop: L.A. to S.F. in 30 minutes?
    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...
  • SiriusXM to form Spanish-language channel starring Eddie 'Piolín' Sotelo

    SiriusXM to form Spanish-language channel starring Eddie 'Piolín' Sotelo
    Spanish-language radio star Eddie "Piolín" Sotelo is borrowing a page from Howard Stern. Three weeks after severing ties with Univision Radio, Sotelo has made a deal to bounce to SiriusXM satellite radio. This fall, Sotelo will launch a Spanish-language...
  • Universal hopes to 'Kick-Ass!' Eddie Sotelo lands at SiriusXM.

    Universal hopes to 'Kick-Ass!' Eddie Sotelo lands at SiriusXM.
    After the coffee. Before finding a new mantra. The Skinny: Thanks to the Time Warner Cable-CBS blackout, I'm now totally behind in "Under the Dome." Did they get out yet? Do they have cable in the dome? I'm in the dark here! Tuesday's headlines...
  • 'The Young Turks' host Cenk Uygur bets on Web after Current TV

    'The Young Turks' host Cenk Uygur bets on Web after Current TV
    Cenk Uygur, the host of the Current TV political talk show “The Young Turks,” is losing his cable news and opinion show after less than two years on the air. But the progressive-leaning commentator is betting he can continue to build his...
  • NASA, JPL get set to study climate change on Earth in 2014

    NASA, JPL get set to study climate change on Earth in 2014
    NASA is getting ready to turn its scientific instruments toward our home planet with a trio of Earth-observing missions set to launch in 2014. The three missions will allow scientists to measure water, wind and carbon dioxide with greater precision, and...
  • Robert N. Wold, satellite communications innovator, dies at 87

    Robert N. Wold, an innovator in the use of satellite technology for the distribution of television programming, died Saturday in Irvine of complications from dementia, his family said. He was 87. Born in Minneapolis on Sept. 11, 1925, Wold served in the...
  • PASSINGS: Barbara Rossier; Robert N. Wold; Allan Sekula; Lisa Robin Kelly; Jane Barnett; Henry Polic II

    Barbara Rossier Special education expert Barbara Rossier, a special education expert who became one of the namesakes of USC's school of education after she and her husband pledged $20 million to it, died Sunday, the university announced. A resident of...
  • Bruce C. Murray dies at 81; former director of JPL

    Although most of his fellow space scientists scoffed at the idea, Jet Propulsion Laboratory scientist Bruce C. Murray insisted that a picture of a planet's surface was worth a thousand words — or at least as much as the measurements of magnetic...
  • Time Warner Cable customers fuming as CBS blackout drags on

    Justin Bass is a big Los Angeles Dodgers fan, but for nearly four weeks he has been shut out of the action. The continuing contract dispute between television giants CBS Corp. and Time Warner Cable Inc. has blacked out the CBS-owned KCBS Channel 2 and...
  • America's biggest rocket blasts off, likely carrying spy satellite

    America's biggest rocket blasts off, likely carrying spy satellite
    A 235-foot-tall rocket carrying a top-secret spy satellite roared to life and blasted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base, leaving a thick white plume as it cut across the morning sky. The launch took place Wednesday at 11:03 a.m. PDT at the...
  • Bruce Murray, ex-JPL director who pushed planetary exploration, dies

    Bruce Murray, ex-JPL director who pushed planetary exploration, dies
    Bruce C. Murray, a planetary astronomer who joined the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in 1960 and went on to lead the lab 16 years later, died early Thursday at his home in Oceanside. The cause of death was complications of Alzheimer’s disease,...