| Jun 19, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Inside a cavernous warehouse downtown, crumbling brick walls, exposed wiring and a gaping concrete pit suggest anything but the future of clean technology.
A group of Los Angeles nonprofits, utilities and universities aims to change that when work...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 4:56 PM
When tech entrepreneurs look back at their bumpy launches, a common lament is, “If only I had known.”
To shorten the list of regrets for the next Snapchat or Facebook, the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce and Small Business...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 3:36 PM
Laying aside years of bad blood that has at times threatened to spill into open warfare, the mayors of San Francisco and New York City agreed Friday afternoon to a digital detente that will include co-hosting a technology summit this year.
| May 31, 2013
| 8:20 PM
There's never a shortage of things to gawk at in Venice Beach: oiled-up bodybuilders, a two-headed turtle, over-the-top street performers.
Lately, passersby on the main stretch of the boardwalk have also been ogling an eggshell blue house, steps from...
| May 22, 2013
| 9:45 AM
Underscoring that technology increasingly will drive the success of traditional media outlets, Tribune Co. is planting a flag in Silicon Valley and has hired a former top Yahoo executive to lead the company's digital ventures.
Shashi Seth, who has...
| May 19, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Where My Dogs At is a new social networking app angled at dog lovers and their four-legged friends looking for local dog-friendly places to go and people to meet.
Think Facebook for Fido, with a "Yelp for dogs" approach, built around a location-based...
| May 4, 2012
| 8:18 AM
The birthrate for new businesses in the U.S. is sliding, down to an anemic 8% in recent years from 13% in the heady 1980s.
That’s the lowest point on record, according to a Census Bureau analysis released this week, partially funded by the Ewing...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 10:39 AM
Google has acquired Wildfire, a marketing start-up that uses social media to connect brands with consumers.
Created four years ago, Wildfire says its vision is "to change the way the world markets." The platform enables brands to manage their pages,...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 5:03 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown ought to cut his Texas brother, Rick Perry, a little slack.
Texas Gov. Perry arrived in the Golden State this week trolling for California businesses he could poach and carry home with him in his saddlebags. His trip here comes on the...
| Feb 3, 2011
While craft beer fans hedge their bets on whether Sunday's Super Bowl play-by-play is more suited to hopped-up IPAs or intensely flavored stouts, Greg Koch will be deliberating over a lot more than what to sip on game day. In the coming weeks, the co-...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz takes the wraps off his new company Asana which makes workplace collaboration and productivity software....