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  • Former Los Angeles Times COO Kathy Thomson joins Sirius XM

    Former Los Angeles Times COO Kathy Thomson joins Sirius XM
    Kathy Thomson, the former president and chief operating officer of the Los Angeles Times, has become chief marketing officer and executive vice president at the satellite radio company Sirius XM Holdings Inc. Thomson will report directly to SiriusXM's...
  • Mysterious space plane spent a year orbiting Earth on secret mission

    Mysterious space plane spent a year orbiting Earth on secret mission
    A year after the Air Force blasted it into orbit, an experimental space drone continues to circle the Earth. Its mission and hush-hush payload, however, remain a mystery. The X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle, which looks like a miniature unmanned version of...
  • Developers see Pasadena as an inland version of Silicon Beach

    Developers see Pasadena as an inland version of Silicon Beach
    Historic Old Pasadena, a restored section of the city's downtown bustling with shops and restaurants, is getting more high-tech. Three older buildings at a busy intersection on Raymond Avenue will be transformed into a hub for budding technology firms...
  • NASA selects SpaceX to take over historic launchpad

    NASA selects SpaceX to take over historic launchpad
    Hawthorne rocket maker SpaceX is a step closer to taking over NASA’s most historic launchpad, where the mighty Saturn V rocket made its moonshot and where the first space shuttle rumbled to life. The space agency confirmed Friday that it has...
  • DirecTV posts better-than-expected sales, profit

    DirecTV posts better-than-expected sales, profit
    DirecTV, already the largest U.S. satellite television provider, is getting bigger. The El Segundo company said Tuesday that it gained new customers, reduced churn and increased fees, boosting third-quarter profit and sales past analysts' expectations....
  • Huge, out-of-fuel satellite falling to Earth very soon; location TBD

    Huge, out-of-fuel satellite falling to Earth very soon; location TBD
    Heads up! A satellite is expected to fall to Earth sometime Sunday night or Monday morning, and scientists can't say yet where it will land. The satellite, known as GOCE, has been circling our planet since 2009, when it was launched by the European...
  • 1-ton satellite fell to Earth on Sunday, crashed into South Atlantic

    1-ton satellite fell to Earth on Sunday, crashed into South Atlantic
    A 1-ton satellite fell through Earth's atmosphere on Sunday, but don't worry. Nobody got hurt. The car-sized satellite entered the Earth's atmosphere at 4:16 p.m. PST, above the Falkland Islands off the coast of Patagonia, according to a report from the...
  • Rockefeller to introduce bill aimed at boosting online video

    Rockefeller to introduce bill aimed at boosting online video
    Sen. Jay D. Rockefeller IV (D-W.Va.), chairman of the powerful Commerce Committee, is introducing a bill aimed at giving a boost to new digital video services that are trying to compete against established pay-television distributors. The Consumer...
  • Ethics agency approves fine against former Sen. Dean Florez

    Ethics agency approves fine against former Sen. Dean Florez
    SACRAMENTO -- The state Fair Political Practices Commission on Thursday approved $60,000 in fines against former California Senate Majority Leader Dean Florez for violations that include using $26,541 in campaign funds for his personal benefit to buy...
  • With new leadership, online video site Hulu changes TV strategy

    With new leadership, online video site Hulu changes TV strategy
    The online video site Hulu once had ambitions of ushering in the future of television by shaking up the status quo. But under its new management, the site will throw off its old mantle of TV disrupter as it seeks to work in partnership with cable and...
  • Fuel cell cars from Toyota, Honda, Hyundai set to debut at auto shows

    Fuel cell cars from Toyota, Honda, Hyundai set to debut at auto shows
    For decades, hydrogen fuel cell cars have been the automotive technology of tomorrow: the big idea, for someday far in the future. No longer. At auto shows in Los Angeles and Tokyo this week, Toyota Motor Corp., Honda Motor Co. and Hyundai Motor Co....