News releases from L.A. Biz
The AT&T division has announced changes to its HBO family of products, including the retirement of HBO Go and rebranding of HBO Now.
The additional financing comes during a public health crisis and related economic upheaval that have raised the profile of the mediation app.
San Diego Comic-Con International is still holding its annual convention this summer, but instead of being held at the usually crowded San Diego Convention Center, events will be held online.
Grow Credit's platform helps consumers build their credit stores using their streaming accounts and cellphone bills.
Korn Ferry names new chief diversity officer
June 11, 2020
Korn Ferry has named Michael Hyter as the consulting firm’s chief diversity officer as part of its ongoing focus on diversity and inclusion programs and initiatives.
Spotify’s Dawn Ostroff joins Activision Blizzard’s board
June 11, 2020
Activision Blizzard Inc. has named Dawn Ostroff, Spotify Technology’s chief content and advertising business officer, to its board as an independent director, effective immediately.
Gyms, pro sports, day camps, museums, camping, hotels, and film and TV production can all resume on Friday in Los Angeles.
141 Los Angeles commercial properties on CMBS watchlist
June 10, 2020
The mission was originally slated for late March but was postponed due to coronavirus-related government restrictions in New Zealand.
After temporarily pausing its operations in March due to the pandemic, the L.A. startup is also relaunching its service in San Diego, Dallas, Austin and Orlando.
Elon Musk's aerospace company has terminated an agreement with the port just a couple of months after getting its permit was approved.
ACLU sues Los Angeles over scooter data collection
June 08, 2020
The lawsuit alleges violations of the Fourth Amendment, prohibiting unreasonable searches and seizures, and the California Electronic Communications Privacy Act.
Liquidation sales will begin after June 11 and could take 10 to 16 weeks to complete, J.C. Penney said.
National Guard deployed to Westfield Culver City
June 03, 2020
Some 25 National Guard servicemembers were deployed to the shopping center located at 6000 Sepulveda Boulevard at 1 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon.
Wednesday's batch of satellites includes one with a deployable visor to cut down on light pollution.
Syrinthia Studer, previously executive vice president of worldwide acquisitions for Paramount, has been tapped to head live-action features for Nickelodeon and Awesomeness Films.
Chinese internet company Tencent Holdings Ltd. is in discussions to buy a stake in Warner Music Group for $200 million as part of the record company’s plans for an initial public offering next week
L.A.-based startup Stackin’ has raised $12.6 million to expand its personalized text message platform aimed at helping young people save money and invest.
Amazon Studio's co-Head of Movies Ted Hope has signed a multi-year, first-look producing deal with the company.
The move offers the LAFC an opportunity to expand its roster of sponsors and partners over the coming years.
Minutes before liftoff of the first commercial launch of a spacecraft with astronauts onboard, the mission was scrubbed "due to unfavorable weather in the flight path."
Profile: Ishwara Glassman Chrein, Verizon Media
May 26, 2020
Ishwara Glassman Chrein oversees Verizon Media’s relationships with leagues (NFL, NBA, MLB, NASCAR, among others), media partners, content distributors, statistics companies, and with betting and...
The mission sets the stage for regular trips to and from the space station, as well as NASA's ambitions to return to the moon and explore Mars and beyond.
Profile: Whit Albohm, Fox Sports
May 25, 2020
The series C funding round brings Aspiration’s total raised to date to more than $200 million and was led by existing venture capital investor Alpha Edison.
Bluestone Sunshields, which makes visors sold at dermatologists' offices, is now making clear face shields to protect workers during the coronavirus pandemic.