ServiceTitan is LAs least likely contender to be the next billion-dollar startup
April 17, 2018

The city of Glendale, Calif. seems like an unlikely place to grow one of the next billion-dollar startups in the booming Los Angeles tech ecosystem.

Located at the southeastern tip of the San Fernando Valley, the Los Angeles suburb counts Continue reading

Toys R Us Champion Larian Steps Forward With $100 Million to Save Stores
March 25, 2018

The head of the company that created Bratz dolls and Little Tikes is putting $100 million toward a long-shot bid to save Toys “R” Us.

MGA Entertainment Inc. Chief Executive Officer Isaac Larian is aiming to buy the toy-store company’s Continue reading

Musk Probably Won’t Move to Mars After $2.6 Billion Pay Approved
March 24, 2018
  • Award could yield CEO more than $50 billion if all goals met
  • New plan binds him to the electric-car maker for a decade

Here’s what Tesla Inc. shareholders just bought for $2.6 billion: a stronger guarantee that Elon Musk Continue reading

Apple Is Secretly Developing Its Own Screens for the First Time
March 20, 2018
  • The company has a secret manufacturing facility in California
  • Apple Watch to be first Apple product with MicroLED technology

Apple Inc. is designing and producing its own device displays for the first time, using a secret manufacturing facility near its Continue reading

Teacher Retirement Funds in 12 States Hold Gun Company Stocks
February 25, 2018

Teachers across Florida and at a high school where 17 people were shot dead on Feb. 14 pay into a retirement fund that invests in gun companies, it was revealed earlier this week.

It turns out they’re not alone.

Pension funds Continue reading

Air-Taxi Startup Has a Working Prototype and a Fresh $100 Million
February 20, 2018

If you want to see JoeBen Bevirt’s flying car, you have to get in a helicopter. The engineer’s private airfield is nestled in a valley on the Northern California coast between Monterey and Santa Barbara, and it’s remote by design, Continue reading

How to Watch the Super Blue Blood Moon, a Once-in-a-Lifetime Event
February 14, 2018

A rare super blue blood moon is set to occur this Wednesday, Jan. 31, and stargazers are right to be (excuse the pun) over the moon about it. To understand their excitement, you’ll need to understand what’s happening, exactly. Even Continue reading

FBI Director Opposes Memo Release Because of Inaccuracies, Source Says
February 10, 2018

FBI Director Christopher Wray told the White House he opposes release of a classified Republican memo alleging bias at the FBI and Justice Department because it contains inaccurate information and paints a false narrative, according to a person familiar with Continue reading