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“Icon evokes the spirit of the new Hollywood, an innovative environment that functions as a vertical campus,” Victor Coleman, chief executive of Hudson Pacific, said of the firm's plans to build an office tower next to its Sunset Bronson Studios. Above, Coleman outside Hudson Pacific's nearby Sunset Gower Studios.

Office tower to rise next to historic Hollywood studio

One of Hollywood's biggest landlords is setting the stage for another expansion as the historic heart of the film and broadcast business rises again.

Hudson Pacific Properties, the...

The largest tech IPO of the year — and perhaps of all time — isn't coming from Silicon Valley.

WASHINGTON — President Obama's health law has led to an even greater increase in health coverage than previously estimated, according to new...

Former White House press secretary Dee Dee Myers is taking her West Wing experience to the West Coast.

President Obama promoted his latest attempt to help U.S. workers compete in the global "skills race," announcing $600 million in grants for job-...

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Silicon Valley satire nails the culture, geeks say

Silicon Valley satire nails the culture, geeks say

Going for laughs but devoted to accuracy, a TV satire gets high marks from Bay Area techie savants.

Simple Internet-connected devices can end up in complex online crimes

Simple Internet-connected devices can end up in complex online crimes

Routers, computers, TVs, even refrigerators are being commandeered by hackers to steal, send spam or help shut down networks.

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A pause to refresh

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 Southland newspaper publisher expands with debut of L.A. Register

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Google revenue falls short of estimates as ad prices decline

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Stocks are higher for a third day in a row after more U.S. companies report solid earnings and on encouraging news about China's economy.

Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox says 'no prospects' for restart of business

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Mt. Gox, the online bitcoin exchange that shuttered in February, said Wednesday that a Japanese court had dismissed its request for a...

Housing starts rise slightly in March

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Builders broke ground on more new homes nationwide in March, although the increase missed expectations.

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The largest tech IPO of the year will come from a company that many Americans have never heard of.

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Health sign-ups in state draw to a close

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