SpaceX to build its massive BFR in Los Angeles

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The mayor of Los Angeles confirmed earlier reports that SpaceX will build its largest rocket, the BFR, at the Port of Los Angeles. The company intends to build a manufacturing facility on an 18-acre site at Berth 240 and use waterways to transport the massive rocket.

Verizon names Los Angeles as the second of four cities to receive 5G rollout before 2019

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My boss’ boss’ boss was on CNBC this morning touting Verizon ‘s new 5G services and naming Los Angeles as the second city in America to be treated to a commercial rollout of the new networking technology. TC 5g Los Angeles Verizon

22 Los Angeles Startups You Need to Watch Out For

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Los Angeles, for one, is not only brimming with innovative ideas, it’s also home to a wide range of unique startups that are solving the problems of the world. This is evident from the fact that they are owned and run by EY’s Entrepreneur of the Year award finalists in the Greater Los Angeles area. Read more about the Los Angeles startup ecosystem here on Tech.Co .

AmazonLocal Launches In Los Angeles

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AmazonLocal , the daily deals site run by Amazon.com, has quietly launched in the Los Angeles area, as the firm starts a national expansion of its daily deals effort. Both sites compete directly against Groupon.

Uber Plans Flying Taxis In Los Angeles By 2020

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On-demand ridesharing service Uber hopes to bring flying taxis to Los Angeles by 2020, the company said this morning, and has just signed a contract with the U.S. According to Uber, Los Angeles will be the second test market for its ultra-high speed, 200-mile-per-hour flying taxi service, which would tap vertical-take-off-and-landing (VTOL) aircraft developed by other companies. uber flying taxi nasa angeles vtol transportation ridesharing

Indeed Targets Tech Talent In Los Angeles

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Online job search site Indeed is taking aim at Southern California's high tech market, with the launch of its Indeed Prime in the market. Indeed said it specifically launched the service in Los Angeles due to the high demand for techical professionals in the market. According to Indeed, the service--specifically targeted at technology talent--will give employers access to a "curated pool" of people, based on coding skills, educaiton, and work experience.

Microsoft Opens Xbox Studio In Los Angeles

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Los Angeles has benefited enormously from the move by technology giants into the business of financing and creating content for online video; those efforts include a big effort by Amazon, via Amazon Studios, to develop and find content for Amazon Prime Video; an entire studio, YouTube Space LA being run by YouTube to help create content for the video sharing site; not to mention countless startups developing online content from a number of online video streaming services.

MGID Moves Headquarters To Los Angeles

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headquarters to Los Angeles, to be closer to its sports, entertainment and lifestyle clients. The native advertising company--which helps place native ads on publisher web sites--was previously headquartered in New York. mgid native advertising publisher angeles jobs employment MGID , a provider of native advertising services and technology, said Tuesday that it is moving its U.S.

The next big restaurant chain may not own any kitchens

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Sprig and Spoonrocket are now defunct, and Munchery had to pull back from markets in Los Angeles, New York, and Seattle as it fights for survival. If investors at some of the biggest technology companies are right, the next big restaurant chain could have no kitchens of its own.

Startups in the Sky! [ LOS ANGELES ]

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Additional Information: Validated on-site parking available for first 50 attendees to arrive. Did you hear?! By attending Startups in the Sky on Thursday, May 19 from 6 – 9 p.m., you better believe you’ll get a glimpse into the future of transportation. You will also mingle with hundreds of other entrepreneurs and movers and shakers that are full of future-focused inspiration, just like you. See you there. Startup Expo + Mixer + Snacks + Live Music | 6 – 9 p.m.

SpaceX Set To Hire Up To 700, Work On Mars Rocket In Port of Los Angeles

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX hope to hire another 700 employees in Los Angeles, at a new site at the Port of Los Angeles, to work on its Mars rocket, according to officials in Los Angeles on Monday. According to Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, the City of Los Angeles is looking to lease 19 acres to SpaceX at the port for a manufacturing site, for its "BFR" rocket--which Elon Musk would like to use to transport humans to Mars.

Los Angeles Real Estate Agents Throw Wrench Into Online Real Estate

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The MLS apparently delayed the access to drive more traffic to local real estate brokers, instead of sites like Zillow and Trulia. Image: listings on sites like Zillow in Los Angeles are now being delayed 48 hours due to a local MLS.

IMDb Launches Its Own Weekly Show Out Of Los Angeles

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Online movie information site IMDb --which is owned by Amazon.com--said Thursday that it is launching its very own, weekly show, which will be produced and filmed in Studio City. According to IMDb, the show will debut each Thursday on its website, its mobile apps, and social channels, and feature filmmaker and podcaster Kevin Smith, Tim Kash, and Kerri Doherty. IMDb said the new series will provide a "unique perspective on the week in entertainment".

HuffingtonPost Abandons Los Angeles Video Streaming Effort, Says Report

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The Huffington Post is abandoning its video effort, HuffPo Live , in Los Angeles, according to a report today, and is laying off around 20 staffers from its office here. HuffPo Live was launched about a year to, to provide live-streaming, video coverage to the Huffington Post site.

Lime is building its first scooter ‘lifestyle brand store’ in LA

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How can Lime differentiate its scooters and bikes from the piles of Birds and Spins filling Los Angeles sidewalks? Glassdoor shows that the store manager job was posted more than 30 days ago, and the site estimates the potential salary at $41,000 to $74,000.

The dinner that destroyed Gawker

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Peter Thiel’s vague idea to do something about Gawker, the site that had outed him as gay in 2007, was concretized into conspiracy on April 6, 2011. This is an excerpt from Ryan Holiday’s new book Conspiracy: Peter Thiel, Hulk Hogan, Gawker, and the Anatomy of Intrigue, available now.

Los Angeles Mobile Hack Days

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Sunday, September 18, 2011 -- Los Angeles Mobile Hack Days. We will vote on a winner and they will be featured on the MobileHackDays LA Web site. Finalization day. This is the day you will wrap up any loose ends with your code, and prepare a 5 minute demo with 5 minutes of Q+A in the evening. See [link] (more

Hertz Aims At Uber, Lyft Drivers In Los Angeles

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Rental car giant Hertz is aiming at Uber and Lyft drivers in Los Angeles, with a new program which will provide low, set rates for its automobiles to those drivers working for either one or both of the services. According to Hertz, the two, separate deals with Uber and Lyft provide the ability for the two to offer up its vehicles as a set rate, for vehicles rented from specified off-airport Hertz locations that give on-site support.

Los Angeles Ranks Among Top AngelList Cities

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The Los Angeles area ranks among the top markets for activity on the angel investment service AngelList , according to new statistics released by the service Monday. According to AngelList, Los Angeles was third in the list of top five locations with activity on the service. That list included Silicon Valley, New York, Los Angeles, London, and Chicago. AngelList helps broker individual angel investments in startups.

Get It Delivered With Zipments | Los Angeles Begins Delivery

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Her desire for flexible work got Garrick thinking – wouldn’t it be great for her to have a site to go on each day to look for jobs in her area to do in her spare time? They are in doing a special LA courier and Info mixer here in Los Angeles on Thursday, September 1.

Wilcon Plans to Wire Downtown Los Angeles to Aid Increased Cell Demand

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To serve growing bandwidth demand from wireless phone companies, telecommunications firm Wilcon announced plans to expand and then connect its fiber-optic network to hundreds of small cellular sites in downtown Los Angeles

Its BlogWorld Time! Los Angeles Get Ready!

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BlogWorld and New Media Expo 2011 comes to Los Angeles and its finally here. Technorati and AdAge rank his site as one of the world’s Top 10 business blogs. Tim Street – Topping Mashable’s list of Social Media VIPs in Los Angeles Tim Street is a Writer, Producer, Director, Editor, New Media Consultant and Web Video Branded Entertainment Pioneer. Starting November 3-5 (This week) BlogWorld kicks it off as will TechZulu.

Events and Networking in Los Angeles

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skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Friday, February 23, 2007 Events and Networking in Los Angeles One of the issues I discussed in Innovation and Geography was that the geography and traffic in Los Angeles generally makes it more difficult for networking. ► January (5) Los Angeles Web Developer Startup CTO or Developer When to Use Facebook Connect – Twitter Oauth – Goo. Marketing, Startups and Networking in Los Angeles.

City of Los Angeles Ties Into High Speed, Internet Research Backbone

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CENIC (Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California) runs the California Research and Education Network (CalREN) , which connects such institutions as Caltech, UCLA, USC, Cal State LA, and the Los Angeles Community Colleges, as well as K-20 students and educators.

BuzzFeed Partners With CNN, Sets Up Studio In Los Angeles

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Online viral news and media site BuzzFeed is further expanding its operations in the Los Angeles area, and has set up a "social studio" in Los Angeles to help "influencers, thinkers and celebrities" to create videos for the social web.

ChaCha Aims At Los Angeles Office With New Funding

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ChaCha , which operates an online, human-powered questions and answer site, said today that it is planning a new office in Los Angeles, after scoring $14.0M The firm's interactive question and answer site revolves around letting users ask anything they want and getting answers from real people. chacha venture capital question answer realtime qualcomm vantagepoint angeles office

Los Angeles Tech Launched - Hot List

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I'm happy to announce the launch of the Los Angeles Tech Content Community. This is the beginning of a content community that collects and organizes the best content from blogs and web sites. The goal is to create a place where it's relatively easy to find current content and highly relevant content surrounding Los Angeles Technology. To be clear Los Angeles Tech is a jump off point.

Moviepilot Gets $7M, Sets Up Shop In Los Angeles

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As part of the funding, Moviepilot is setting up an office in Los Angeles, and has moved its CEO, Tobi Bauckhage, to LA. Moviepilot's web site helps studios engage with the early fan base for movies, well before the theatrical release of those films. The company said it now has over 50 people split between its Berlin and London offices, and is actively hiring in Los Angeles.

Brand Affinity Technologies Ties With Los Angeles Angels

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Irvine-based Brand Affinity Technologies announced last week that it is in a partnership with the Los Angeles Angels. According to Brand Affinity Technologies, it will provide a "fan photography service" for the angels and fans. Brand Affinity Technologies says the deal involves placing its photographers on-site to capture photos of attendees, and allowing those attendees to view, download, and share photos of themselves after the game from a website.

Its BlogWorld Time! Los Angeles Get Ready!

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BlogWorld and New Media Expo 2011 comes to Los Angeles and its finally here. Technorati and AdAge rank his site as one of the world’s Top 10 business blogs. Tim Street – Topping Mashable’s list of Social Media VIPs in Los Angeles Tim Street is a Writer, Producer, Director, Editor, New Media Consultant and Web Video Branded Entertainment Pioneer. Starting November 3-5 (This week) BlogWorld kicks it off as will TechZulu.

Location-based virtual reality is increasing its footprint in the U.S.

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It’s one of several companies (many based in Los Angeles) that are turning the city into a hub for anyone looking to experience the thrill of immersive gaming. Earlier this year, in a small, grey-walled storefront inside a very large mall in Torrance, Calif.

63 Los Angeles Entrepreneurs To Be Proud Of

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63 Los Angeles Entrepreneurs To Be Proud Of By mario on May 2, 2012 in Features , grid. And you know, one of the communities that has some super remarkable entrepreneurs that doesn’t get enough credit is Los Angeles. The site has since grown to nearly 7.5

Tesla To Launch Model M3 In Los Angeles On March 31st

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Tesla Motors is getting set to launch its newest model--the mass market, Model 3--at an event on March 31st in Los Angeles, in what is expected to be watershed moment for the electric car company. Tesla has reportedly been inviting Tesla owners and the press to the launch event, which Tesla will also be webcasting live from its web site.

Los Angeles Becomes YouTube's Content Hub With New Playa Vista Studio

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The Los Angeles area is fast becoming the content hub for online video site YouTube , a position that takes advantage of both the LA region's long history in the entertainment business, and the rise of a slew of startups producing content specifically aimed at the YouTube audience. angeles youtube playa vista studio content hollywood video

Finding Good Developers in Los Angeles?

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skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Saturday, February 17, 2007 Finding Good Developers in Los Angeles? Posted byTony Karrer at 7:47 AM 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) About Me Tony Karrer Dr. Tony Karrer is CEO/CTO of TechEmpower , a Los Angeles Web Development firm, and is considered one of the top technologists in e-Learning. Marketing, Startups and Networking in Los Angeles.