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Silicon Beach Festival Expected To Draw 2K To Booming Tech Hub

The area, which includes parts of Santa Monica, Venice and Playa Vista, is now home to some 500 tech start-ups, as well as established firms including Google, Yahoo! and YouTube.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/24/2015

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Apple Changes Tune On Royalties After Taylor Swift Complains

Hours after the pop superstar criticized the giant tech company in an open letter posted online, Apple announced Sunday that it will pay royalties to artists and record labels for music played during a free, three-month trial of its new streaming music service.

06/22/2015

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DMV Reveals Details Of Self-Driving Car Accidents

California state officials released reports Thursday detailing six accidents that involved self-driving car prototypes, reversing a policy that had shielded details of how the next-generation technology is performing during testing on public roads.

06/18/2015

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SpaceX Announces Design Competition For Hyperloop

Billionaire Elon Musk wants to jump-start his Hyperloop high-speed transit system.

06/15/2015

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Only On 2: Costa Mesa Company Develops Motorcycle Suit With Built-In Airbags

Dainese, an Italian company with North American headquarters in Costa Mesa, is putting air bag protection right into riders’ apparel.

06/05/2015

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Move Over, Silicon Valley! Tech Startups Flock To LA

Investors say the L.A. area is booming with tech companies and expert more start-ups to come.

06/04/2015

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Tesla Charges Into Home Battery Market Despite Challenges

Electric car maker Tesla Motors wants to park its battery technology in homes and businesses across the U.S.

04/30/2015

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Techies Snatching Up More Real Estate In Southern California

While the mega rich from Silicon Valley have made headlines for their purchases of extravagant Los Angeles homes, the city has become increasingly appealing to a trove of angel investors and start-up entrepreneurs as well.

03/21/2015

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Wonder Woman Tech Conference Attracts Hundreds In Playa Vista

A weekend-long conference was held in Playa Vista to empower females of all ages to pursue careers within the tech industry.

03/02/2015

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Expert Warns Doing This While Checking Your Messages Can Cause ‘Email Apnea’

Like sleep apnea, email apnea puts people at risk for a variety of illnesses, such as stroke, heart attack and diabetes, expert believe.

12/08/2014

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CNET Compiles List Of Best Black Friday Tech Deals

The editors of CNET have compiled a list of the best tech shopping deals available on Black Friday.

11/27/2014

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Get The Latest Must-Have Tech Gifts This Holiday Season

Emmy award-winning tech journalist, Jennifer Jolly, stopped by KCAL9 Monday to share the latest must have tech gifts for this holiday season.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/24/2014

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New For 2014: The Best Apps For Holiday Shopping Deals

Use your smartphone to truly maximize your holiday shopping. From coupon finders to shopping lists, these apps have everything you need to get the best savings.

11/10/2014

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3 Travel Apps You Need To Download Right Now

Because a smartphone should help you do more than kill time at the airport, here are three handy travel apps to ensure your next trip goes off without a hitch.

03/12/2014

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Israeli Prime Minister Makes Hollywood Stop For Premiere

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu flew Tuesday from Washington, D.C., to California — trading a focus on the geopolitics of the Middle East for a Hollywood screening and visits with Silicon Valley tech entrepreneurs.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/04/2014

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