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Southland Scientists Optimistic Over Ebola Serum Discovery

Scientists at the Southern California research center taking on the Ebola virus are encouraged by a potentially paramount discovery.

08/05/2014

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Mass Cyber Attack Locking, Holding Apple Devices Ransom Reaches Southern California

A global cyber attack, in which a hacker is targeting and locking ipad, iphone and other Mac devices, and sending out a ransom message to the afflicted, has reportedly reached the Southland.

05/27/2014

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Snapchat Plans To Make More Secure Version Of Its App

Snapchat says it plans to put out a more secure version of its application following a breach that allowed hackers to collect the usernames and phone numbers of some 4.6 million of its users.

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Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom addresses a press conference in New York, December 12, 2013. Instragram unveiled Instagram Direct, its own messaging system that will allow users to send photos directly to their friends through the service. (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Instagram CEO Announces New Way To Send Photo Messages Directly To Friends

Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom Thursday announced a new addition to the photo-sharing app, called Instagram Direct.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/12/2013

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Apple Unveils iPad Air, New Macs

Apple unveiled a new, thinner, lighter tablet called the “iPad Air” along with a slew of new Macs ahead of the holiday shopping season.

10/22/2013

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Latest iPads Expected At Tuesday’s Apple Event

Apple is expected to round out its line-up of gadgets for the holiday shopping season with the Tuesday unveiling of its latest iPads.

10/21/2013

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ICE Launches Smartphone App To Locate Child Sex Predators

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Thursday announced a new smartphone app that enlists the public’s help to locate child predators and rescue children from sexual abuse and exploitation.

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Instagram Introduces Video To Its Photo-Sharing App

Move over Vine, Instagram is now offering video on its popular photo-sharing mobile application.

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Microsoft, Sony Hype Next Generation Gaming Systems At E3

The annual Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) kicks off Tuesday at the Los Angeles Convention Center downtown with two major gaming companies touting new technology.

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New Pay Channels On YouTube Include B Movies, Children’s Shows

Roger Corman’s campy B movies, children’s shows like “Sesame Street” and “Inspector Gadget,” and inspirational monologues by celebrities — these are among the offerings on 30 channels that will soon require a paid monthly subscription on YouTube.

05/09/2013

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Mayor Launches New ‘MyLA311′ App For City Services, Information

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and other city officials introduced the new MyLA311 mobile app Monday morning.

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Los Angeles Ranks The 33rd Best City In The U.S. For Online Dating

If you’re looking for online love in Los Angeles, you may want to look elsewhere.

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State Senator Alex Padilla has called for 2013 and 2014 milestones for rolling out texting to 911. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

State Agencies Weigh In On Proposed Two-Way 911 System

Emerging technology could soon change the way the government communicates with the public during an emergency.

02/11/2013

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Twitter Says Hackers Compromise 250,000 Accounts

In the latest online attack, Twitter says hackers may have gained access to information on 250,000 of its more than 200 million active users.

02/01/2013

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CES 2012

CES, the world’s largest annual consumer technology trade show, opened this week to display the latest and greatest technology. Gadgets using the latest Wifi, Bluetooth and touchscreen technology were among some of the year’s offerings.

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Gaming Industry Unveils Latest At E3 Expo

The Electronic Entertainment Expo, which began Tuesday, is giving the gaming industry a chance to debut their latest inventions.

Rohan Marley, son of late reggae musician Bob Marley, displays a Marley Jammin' Roots Rock Speakerbag featuring an FM radio and a docking station for iPhones and iPods from House of Marley while wearing the company's Marley Destiny Trenchtown Rock headphones on press preview day at the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show January 4, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  The company says it emphasizes "Bob Marley's vision of one love, one world through eco-conscious products."  CES, the world's largest annual consumer technology tradeshow, runs from January 6-9 and is expected to feature 2,700 exhibitors showing off their latest products and services to about 126,000 attendees.(credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

CES 2011 Debuts

All the latest in electronic toys, er, gadgets debuted this week at the annual Consumer Electronics Show.

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YouTube’s Top 10 For 2010

What were people watching on YouTube this year?

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Inside The 2010 LA Auto Show

Get an inside look at the 2010 L.A. Auto Show.

The new 2011 Chevrolet Camaro convertible is revealed at the two-day media preview event for the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show on November 17, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

LA Auto Show 2011

Check out this sneak peek at over 20 North American debuts, including green and new alternative fuel technology vehicles, on display at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

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Japanese Robot Craze

Back in the 1970s, it was easy for the “Six Million Dollar Man,” Steve Austin, to spot a robotic person — or a fembot as the hip sci-fi show called them. In 2010, Japanese robotics […]

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