| Nov 18, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Richard Branson's Virgin is partnering with India-based Cinema Capital Venture Fund and Tantrik Group to enter the Hindi film scene.
Based in Mumbai, Virgin Produced India will develop, produce and distribute Bollywood films and remake Hollywood...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 5:00 AM
When “Star Trek” showed Capt. James T. Kirk writing on a handheld, touch-sensitive electronic notepad in 1967, most computer scientists, not to mention most viewers, thought it was absurd — a fun flight of fancy, yes, but certainly not...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 6:30 AM
NBCUniversal is about to test the upper limit of the atmosphere, or at least its ability to appeal to TV viewers
In a pact that clearly aims to create another universal TV moment like the 1969 telecast of Neil Armstrong stepping foot on the surface of...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 2:30 PM
As more brands get into the entertainment business by producing their own films, TV shows and web series, Virgin America is showing that even the mundane safety video some airlines show on their planes can be fun to watch.
Virgin Produced, Richard...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 12:30 PM
For its next reality show, NBC is heading to space -- literally.
The Peacock has announced a deal for "Space Race," a competition series from Mark Burnett's One Three Media. Program will allow everyday people to compete for a chance to win a trip to...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 6:52 PM
NBC is hoping to get a space-travel reality show off the ground this time.
The network is teaming up with producer Mark Burnett and billionaire Richard Branson to make "Space Race," a competition series that would send the winner up in SpaceShipTwo,...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 11:36 AM
Daniel Porter, the former chief executive of the mobile game studio OMGPOP, has been named head of talent agency WME's digital department, the company said Tuesday.
Porter began working out of the Beverly Hills-based agency's New York office on Tuesday....
| May 14, 2013
| 5:56 PM
Flying foreign airlines can be so much more pleasant than our domestic options. On a recent KLM flight to Amsterdam, the Dutch airline behaved as if it was in the customer-service industry, not merely transporting a bunch of people from one point to...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 4:39 PM
MAASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE, Kenya — After an exhausting but exhilarating late afternoon drive into the African bush, we continue our bumpy journey over rocks and fallen branches. Jackson, our driver and guide, expertly maneuvers the four-wheel-...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 9:03 AM
One tweet led to another and on Wednesday, British business magnate Sir Richard Branson agreed to donate $2,000 to Glendale's winter shelter, which has been hitting its 80-bed capacity nightly despite a bare-bones budget....
| Sep 21, 2012
| 10:22 AM
Just minutes before the retired space shuttle Endeavour was flown over the state Capitol on its way to a Los Angeles museum, Gov. Jerry Brown announced that he signed legislation to give a boost to the commercial space-travel industry in California....
| Jul 25, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Digital-footprint tracker Reputation.com announced this week that it acquired password manager MySocialCloud, a startup born at USC two years ago.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but it appears to be a significant achievement for...