With OneWeb's $1-billion funding round, satellite constellations could be on the cusp of becoming major players in the broadband industry.
In an era when you can edit photos and video directly on your phone, will Adobe’s big investments in artificial intelligence allow the San Jose company to retain its market share?
Southern California developers are building affordable "infill" projects on under-utilized property in another strategy to address the region's housing shortage.
How come it's so hard to get the holiday season's must-have toy? Because toy-makers often don't know they have a hit until it's too late.
Stone Brewing, the fast-growing Escondido beer brand, is bringing its unorthodox American craft brews to a country with a beer culture steeped in hundreds of years of tradition: Germany.
Workers at Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center say they were coerced into signing agreements not to talk about superbug infections.
With no protection in federal bankruptcy courts and the ever-present threat of federal asset seizures, lending to the marijuana industry is a risky business - and a potentially attractive one.
Uber said it will continue to operate its self-driving cars in San Francisco despite demands from the California Department of Motor Vehicles to cease its
The group that oversees physician training in the U.S. has proposed rolling back rules so that young doctors just out of medical school can work shifts as long as 28 hours.
Many of the people who speed around major cities in vans filled with Amazon boxes say the company avoids paying them overtime or meal breaks.
Facebook revealed its plan to thwart the spread of fake news on its platform -- a strategy that relies more on human judgment than algorithms.
Wells Fargo was sanctioned Tuesday by federal regulators who determined the bank has not done enough to ensure it could continue operating smoothly after a bankruptcy.
Modeling business that charge for clothing and other items are a growing worry among industry experts and law enforcement officials.
Employment lawyers say most companies they’ve spoken with plan to keep their current drug screening procedures, which prohibit cannabis.
Pebble Technology Corp., one of the first companies to manufacture smartwatches, said it will shut down and sell its software and intellectual property to Fitbit.
State Farm has filed a lawsuit to block a ruling by the California Insurance Commissioner that would reduce its home insurance rates and require it to issue refunds.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the broad reach of insider trading laws, ruling that family and friends of corporate insiders can be prosecuted for profiting on secret stock tips.
Shoppers are increasingly browsing Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals on their phones, but those aren't necessarily translating into purchases on mobile devices.
The keeper of Disney's legacy, archivist Dave Smith spent 40 years preserving the history of an American icon
Dave Smith has dedicated his life to cataloging and documenting all facets of America's most famous entertainment company
An improving economy and anticipation of fiscal stimulus from the incoming Trump administration signals the end of the era of super-low interest rates. What does that mean for consumers and business?
The percentage of working-age Americans in the labor force remains stuck near its lowest level since the late 1970s.
The election of Donald Trump was a death knell for the massive Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal championed by President Obama.
A top bank regulator has imposed additional restrictions on Wells Fargo in a move one former regulator called "a vote of no-confidence" in the bank's leadership.
The Los Angeles Auto Show opens to the public Friday and ends Nov. 27. Take a look through our coverage from the four days of press previews and keynotes, known as AutoMobility L.A., to see photos and analysis of the latest high-tech offerings. The disappearing stick shift: Less than 3% of cars sold in the U.S. have manual transmissions Electric cars are less than 1% of the market. Yet automakers are pushing them big time. Why? What to expect if you go to the L.A. Auto Show Photos from the L.A. Auto Show
L.A. County saw a 95% drop in porn film permits. With the condom law defeated, the industry looks to make its return
Southern California’s signature and controversial adult entertainment industry may stage a comeback after the defeat of a measure that would have mandated condoms on adult film sets statewide.
It will be almost impossible for Trump to fulfill his promise to bring back most of the assembly line gigs lost to globalization, economists say.
Daniel York, the executive at the center of the Department of Justice's investigation into DirecTV, is known for his brash style.
Now that the state law banning single-use plastic bags from being distributed by grocers survived an Election Day referendum, the bags have suddenly disappeared from stores.
Cannabis will be taxed more than tobacco, marketed like wine, funded like the riskiest of startups, and cultivated under bank-like security, experts say of a new pot market.
Thanksgiving Day is around the corner, and that means the launch of the holiday shopping season — or does it? Traditionally, holiday sales used to begin on Black Friday, but in recent years ...
When it comes to influencing public opinion, the 2016 presidential election demonstrated the weakening role of traditional media and the ascendant power of social networks like Facebook.
Google's DeepMind research unit and Blizzard Entertainment are partnering to make "StarCraft II" data available to the public to further artificial intelligence research.
Cannabis cultivators have rediscovered the salad bowl of the nation, touching off a real estate bubble for abandoned greenhouses.
In an effort to boost the sale of low-emissions vehicles, California is again tweaking its rebate program for buyers of all-electric, plug-in hybrid and fuel-cell cars. Starting Tuesday ...
Elon Musk unveils new rooftop solar panel design in hopes of reinvigorating the rooftop solar market, which continues to grow but a slower pace than a year ago.
Authorities and consumer groups say a growing number of listing services are fly-by-night operators offering help that often never materializes or is marginal at best.
BlackLine, the Woodland Hills technology company Therese Tucker founded and continues to run, listed on Nasdaq as part of a $146.2-million initial public offering.
As Californians receive their Obamacare premium rates for next year, some are learning their hikes will be far higher than the average statewide increase of 13.2%
Chip maker Qualcomm said it is buying NXP Semiconductors in a $38 billion deal to diversify its business as the smartphone market slows.
Las Vegas casino operators know there’s no gambler quite like the Chinese, but until now no one has built a casino strictly for them. Lucky Dragon Hotel & Casino is going to change that.
A federal judge has approved a $14.7-billion settlement in the Volkswagen emissions-cheating case. The deal gives about 475,000 owners of VWs and Audis with 2-liter diesel engines the opportunity ...
TV writer Spike Feresten, whose comedy credits stretch from “SNL” to “Late Night with David Letterman” to “Seinfeld,” is a Porsche man.
Gadgets like the Amazon Echo and Google Home might help consumers feel comfortable with the idea of web-connected household appliances.
The pace at which prices are rising — known as the inflation rate — is crucial to important policy decisions, such as setting the poverty threshold used for food stamps and other government assistance.
A gas leak in affluent Porter Ranch got national attention. This poor Alabama town has smelled like rotten eggs for eight years
Residents of Eight Mile, Ala., are upset that they aren't getting the kind of response to a mercaptan leak as people in Porter Ranch.
Investing Quarterly: The Trump vs. Clinton showdown is making markets uneasy, but there's a host of unknowns that may have much more bearing on the economy and your finances.
The hype over tiny homes is booming, spawning TV shows, lifestyle websites and endless photo spreads. But builders trying to make money off the tiny-home craze are having trouble nailing down profit
South Koreans sometimes call their country the Republic of Samsung, and they’re only half-joking. So they have watched the crisis over Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, which ...
Mom-and-pop Halloween attractions are being killed off by growing insurance and other expenses as well as government regulations. They also face competition from Halloween giants including ...
Exploding batteries in Samsung's premiere line of smartphones pose a huge threat to the company's mobile business -- and a huge opportunity for firms such as Apple and Google.
All banks have sales goals, but Wells Fargo's system was different, structured in ways that made it more likely that workers might open sham accounts.
A government-supervised group representing the egg industry overstepped its authority by waging a two-year “crisis” campaign to halt the growth of a San Francisco vegan mayonnaise startup, joking ab
The era of monthly payroll gains of at least 200,000 appears to be over after the Labor Department reported another lackluster month of job growth on Friday, but economists said that’s a good thing.
The counter-drone technology industry is growing. But it's hard to find solutions that work and also don't create unintended harm.
It has been a wild year for the people who choreograph the flow of goods in and out of U.S. ports. Port of Los Angeles chief Gene Seroka tells us what he thinks is coming next.
Amid a new round of attacks on Obamacare, California is showing how the law can work and providing an blueprint for what Hillary Clinton may do as president
Los Angeles County plans to require hospitals to begin reporting when patients are infected with a certain superbug so lethal that it can kill half its victims, health officials said Thursday.
Rather than selling low-priced lab tests to consumers, Theranos is now focusing its “undivided attention” on developing a new portable blood-testing device it calls the miniLab.
Supreme Court could make it far harder to prosecute stock traders who rely on secret tips Supreme Court could make it far harder to prosecute stock traders who rely on secret tips