| Sep 12, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Ray Dolby, the inventor and engineer who founded Dolby Laboratories and pioneered noise-reducing and surround-sound technology widely used in the film and recording industries, has died in San Francisco at 80, the company announced Thursday.
| Sep 24, 2012
| 2:23 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown sat down with two Los Angeles Times reporters in his Capitol office for a wide-ranging interview....
| Nov 1, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Perhaps seeing an opportunity in Florida's research and high-tech industries, and those voters who love them, the re-election campaign of President Barack Obama released a report this morning touting the president's record on supporting research in...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 12:02 AM
Moments of Innovation...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 7:00 AM
On a recent day at work in a San Francisco loft, Moncef Belyamani was sporting a hipster "LOVE" T-shirt and riffing, with obsessive detail, on the evolution of vinyl record production.
The Android coder and sometime dance-club DJ wrapped up by...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 10:44 AM
The Food and Drug Administration's plans to streamline the approval process for "breakthrough" drugs that treat life-threatening diseases is great news for patients and has enormous potential for our pharmaceutical industry, already in the midst of an...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 12:24 AM
When I visited the L.A. Art Mobil Arts Festival in Santa Monica a few months ago, one group of photographs really caught my attention, striking close-ups of birds. Normally nature photographs aren't that unusual, but these larger-than-life blow-ups were...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 10:29 AM
Sicily wants its art back, and the demand -- which the J. Paul Getty Museum said it would honor -- would leave the museum on the hook for an extra $300,000.
A major exhibition of antiquities, “Sicily: Art and Invention between Greece and Rome,&...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Relations between Italy and Los Angeles' J. Paul Getty Museum seemed to be smoothing when Sicily lent the museum antiquities for a major exhibition, "Sicily: Art and Invention Between Greece and Rome." The show of more than 100 ancient treasures opened...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 8:46 AM
TELLURIDE, Colo. -- Tim Jenison makes it very clear in the beginning of the Telluride Film Festival documentary “Tim’s Vermeer” that he is not an artist.
He’s a desktop-video inventor, the founder of a hardware and software...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 5:20 PM
Announcing Monday what officials are describing as a culture shift, NASCAR plans to make significant changes to its competition department over the next several years with a goal of making information and rules enforcement more transparent for teams and...