In a region where tech industry titans are as common as the area's nightmarish traffic, it takes a lot for someone to stand out as truly legendary.
T.J. Rodgers is one of those legends.
An inventor of semiconductor ...Read more
SAN DIEGO -- Faced with a referendum seeking to repeal San Diego's new restrictions on short-term rentals, the City Council did just that on Monday, but left open the question of how it will regulate home sharing in the ...Read more
Paid protesters are real.
Crowds on Demand, a Beverly Hills company that's an outspoken player in the business of hiring protesters, boasts on its website that it provides its clients with "protests, rallies, flash-mobs, ...Read more
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Apple CEO Tim Cook has taken the unusual step of going on the record to deny a news story, and is further asking the news agency that published it for a retraction.
Bloomberg News reported earlier this...Read more
Google is a technology company, and Amazon is an online retailer, right?
Not according to their financial reports. Amazon is a technology company, and Google is an advertising firm. Both are data giants backed by their ...Read more
On Monday morning, a cross section of Los Angeles' close-knit tech investment community gathered on the plaza of the Annenberg Center for Photography to mingle with Mayor Eric Garcetti, drink mimosas -- and commit to ...Read more
The mail is from a San Diego law firm, and right there in the envelope's address window it says, ominously, "You may have been sued."
The letter within states that "county records indicate you (or someone with your name) ...Read more
California has lost more jobs to China than any other state since 2001, fueled by Silicon Valley outsourcing and the continued shrinking of Southern California's apparel industry, according to a report released Tuesday by ...Read more
More-experienced workers in Seattle's low-wage labor market saw their paychecks rise with the city's minimum-wage increases and stayed in jobs longer, while less-experienced workers, on average, saw little or no change.
LOS ANGELES -- When Elon Musk's tunneling firm began digging in Hawthorne, Calif., last year, the construction site next to Space X headquarters was barely noticeable, sandwiched between a home improvement store and a ...Read more
Twice a year, I host a program for the New York State Bar Association targeting young lawyers who are looking to set up solo law practices.
These people ask a million questions, and while there are clear answers to many...Read more
NEW YORK -- A record 44 percent of U.S. firms will give workers paid time off to vote Nov. 6, up from 37 percent in 2016, according to reports from the Society for Human Resources Management.
Millions of workers could be ...Read more
Q: I reconfigured my management team after a merger of two small companies, promoting a couple of very talented people from the other company. I've since found that one is quite abrasive with her people, and the other ...Read more
Q: In our department, there is someone called a "team lead" who is causing me problems. "Kimberly" is not my supervisor, but she constantly reviews my work and often makes changes. Sometimes she contradicts the directions ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Uber Technologies is developing an on-demand staffing business called Uber Works, and the tech giant has been testing the service in Chicago.
Uber Works would provide events and corporate functions with ...Read more
Netflix is amassing more debt to fund its ambitious growth plans.
The digital streaming entertainment company said Monday that it is planning to issue approximately $2 billion in bonds to fund various corporate activities...Read more
Exactly one year before he was killed, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke these words at Riverside Church in New York:
"We are now faced with the fact that tomorrow is today. We are confronted with the fierce urgency of now...Read more
Retirees are getting the fattest Social Security raise they've seen in years, but many are likely to spend it all in one place: their doctor's office.
That's because the inflation measure used to calculate the cost of ...Read more
The dairy aisle is teeming with yogurt options as food companies prospect for the next gold mine in what has become the grocery store's Wild West.
There's yogurt made from soy, cashews, coconuts and peas. Others are made ...Read more
Has this economy peaked?
The recently dinged stock market has yet to crimp strong consumer and small-business confidence, near record-low unemployment, and wages for working stiffs that finally are registering meaningful ...Read more
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