Investments in L.A. tech more than triple since 2009

It turns out Snapchat, Tinder and Oculus Rift are not the only hot tech companies in Southern California. There's so much startup action in the Los Angeles and Santa Monica that the region has become a new favorite for venture capitalists Read More →

Tesla earnings: It’s all about China and the gigafactory

Tesla Motors reports its 2Q earnings Thursday after the market close. In May, Tesla said it expected to deliver roughly 7,500 cars in 2Q; most analysts expect it to meet or slightly beat guidance. There are two big questions for Thursday's Read More →

Netflix strikes paid connection deal with AT&T

Netflix has struck a paid data connection deal with another one of its supposed antagonists. The company announced Tuesday that it had agreed to pay AT&T for a direct connection between the two companies' networks. The companies struck the deal back Read More →

23andMe makes another breakthrough on Parkinson’s research

Google-backed biotech startup 23andMe has made a discovery about Parkinson's disease -- for the second time -- that may help identify a person's risk of developing the¬†debilitating and tragic illness. 23andMe, a Mountain View genomics company that offers consumers genetic reports Read More →

Will Carly Fiorina run for president?

Carly v. Hillary? It may happen in 2016. Carly Fiorina, the former chief executive of Hewlett-Packard who lost her 2010 race for the U.S. Senate, may be exploring a run for president, reports¬†U.S. News & World Report. The speculation is based Read More →

The cost of Snowden’s leaks, and a new Senate NSA reform bill

Forget talk of loss of liberty. Let's talk about losing hard cash. The revelations about U.S. surveillance leaked by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden is costing U.S. businesses millions of dollars in curtailed sales of cloud computing services and Read More →
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