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David Pierson

David Pierson is a business reporter for the Los Angeles Times who writes about tech, media, trade and retail. A staff writer since 2000, he previously covered food and agriculture and was based in The Times’ Beijing bureau from 2009 to 2013 covering China.
Former Trump advisor Gary Cohn signs on with L.A.-area blockchain start-up

Cohn, a former top Goldman Sachs executive who served as the president's economics chief, is joining an advisory board to Spring Labs, a new company that aims to disrupt the credit reporting industry by sharing personal financial data using blockchain technology.

Snap is 'quickly running out of money,' analyst says. The stock slides to a new low

Evan Spiegel, Snap’s chief executive, wants his struggling company to reach profitability next year. Before that, he has to address new concerns that the Santa Monica firm — the force behind video-messaging app Snapchat — is depleting its cash.

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