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  • ALEC fires back, but proves its 'pro-business' state index is bogus

    ALEC fires back, but proves its 'pro-business' state index is bogus
    Plainly stung by the chorus of ridicule that has greeted their latest attempt to paint anti-union policies and tax cuts for the rich as pathways to economic nirvana, the folks at the American Legislative Exchange Council have struck back with a...
  • Milken conference: Technology innovations poised to change education

    Milken conference: Technology innovations poised to change education
    Innovations in technology are poised to upend how students learn and the way educational institutions impart knowledge to people around the world, according to panelists at the Milken Institute Global Conference. The Internet and access to computers...
  • Is downtown L.A.'s Figueroa Corridor the next Silicon Valley?

    Is downtown L.A.'s Figueroa Corridor the next Silicon Valley?
    A remarkable transformation is taking place in the heart of Los Angeles. Over the last 10 years, downtown L.A. became vibrant as it built ties to the south, reaching USC and Exposition Park. From the Walt Disney Concert Hall to the California Science...
  • Another try at a neutral Net

     Another try at a neutral Net
    Eager to preserve the Internet's openness but not to be rebuked again by the courts, the Federal Communications Commission is crafting yet another set of "Net neutrality" rules to limit broadband providers' control over the data traveling through their...
  • SkyMall loses its captive audience

    SkyMall loses its captive audience
    PHOENIX — Inside an industrial building next to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, about a dozen product scouts meet daily to discuss their search for the next Garden Yeti. This is the headquarters for SkyMall, the in-flight catalog that...
  • Ustler envisions downtown 'innovation center'

    Ustler envisions downtown 'innovation center'
    Orlando developer Craig Ustler envisions a possible innovation center at his billion-dollar Creative Village project in downtown Orlando. He said it could dovetail with efforts like UCF’s planned incubator project downtown and the Canvs shared...
  • Tom Riley expects--loves--unexpected in 'Da Vinci's Demons'

    Tom Riley expects--loves--unexpected in 'Da Vinci's Demons'
    Ask Tom Riley what he enjoys most about playing a young Leonardo da Vinci in "Da Vinci's Demons" and he doesn't say the sword-fighting or the inventions or the romance—but his answer includes all those things. "Oh man, the unexpected, the not...
  • Comcast and Time Warner Cable tell Congress: We'll be good -- promise!

    Comcast and Time Warner Cable today brought their road show to the U.S. Senate, trying to prove that their proposed $40-billion merger will bring fabulous service to consumers, create new competition and, one would think, end the stalemate over the...
  • Want an America that works? Innovate, don't regulate

    Down with stakeholders. The American Academy of Pediatrics has come out against affordable health care for kids. Retail medical clinics -- at drugstores, Walmarts, etc. -- are cropping up across the nation, thanks in part to the expected longer waiting...
  • 'Steampunk Springfield'

    'Steampunk Springfield'
    Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards St. in Springfield, Mass., presents “Steampunk Springfield: Re-Imagining an Industrial City,” an exhibit of work in the steampunk aesthetic, from Saturday, March 22, until Sunday, Sept. 28. The opening reception...
  • With ingenuity and a 3-D printer, group changes lives

    With ingenuity and a 3-D printer, group changes lives
    Mick Ebeling arrived in Sudan with little more than a toolbox, rolls of plastic and two microwave-size 3-D printers. He had endured a weeklong journey from Los Angeles, with stops in London, Johannesburg and Nairobi before reaching Juba, the capital...
  • Cinequest Fest Blends High Tech With Cinematic Arts

    The Silicon Valley-based Cinequest draws more than 100,000 people and throws a spotlight -- appropriately, given its location -- on the crossroads of new film technology and new films themselves. This year marks the 24th year for the fest, one that...