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Howard Blume / Los Angeles Times:
LA suspends iPad program for schools amid accusations that officials had close ties with Apple and Pearson   —  L.A. Unified halts contract for iPads  —  L.A. schools Supt.  John Deasy suspended future use of a contract with Apple on Monday that was to provide iPads to all students …
Aug 26, 2014, 2:10 PMIn context
Ryan Faughnder / Los Angeles Times:
Time Warner Cable promises one-gigabit Internet for L.A. in 2016   —  Time Warner Cable says it can greatly increase its Internet speeds in Los Angeles, in response to the city's effort to match major metropolitan areas where the technology has already raced ahead.
Jul 21, 2014, 10:50 PMIn context
Joe Flint / Los Angeles Times:
Dish tells FCC to block Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal   —  Satellite broadcaster Dish Network wants the government to block Comcast Corp.'s proposed purchase of Time Warner Cable.  In meetings with top Federal Communications Commission officials earlier this week, Dish said a combination …
Jul 9, 2014, 4:20 PMIn context
Howard Blume / Los Angeles Times:
Some LA schools choosing between six different laptops for students after botched iPad rollout   —  LAUSD shifts gears on technology for students  —  Los Angeles school district officials have allowed a group of high schools to choose from among six different laptop computers for their students …
Jun 30, 2014, 12:25 PMIn context
Julie Makinen / Los Angeles Times:
Some worry China's expanded blocking of Google services could persist for the long term   —  China broadens crackdown on Google services  —  When Yi Ran is working on new designs for his Yinshen Clothing company, he often turns to Google to search for pictures to use as inspiration.
Jun 15, 2014, 12:55 AMIn context
James Rainey / Los Angeles Times:
Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer wins Clippers bidding war for $2 billion   —  Former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer appears to have won a frenetic bidding war for ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers, with a $2-billion offer that would set a record price for an NBA team.
May 29, 2014, 7:35 PMIn context
Salvador Rodriguez / Los Angeles Times:
Google looks to prescription eyewear market, partners with LA-area optometrists to demo Glass   —  Google Glass goes after prescription eyewear market  —  Google Glass has an image problem.  —  Since its debut two years ago, the perception of the wraparound eye-level device has devolved …
May 17, 2014, 8:50 PMIn context
Chris O'Brien / Los Angeles Times:
Activists sue San Francisco to stop shuttles of Facebook, Apple, and Google from using public bus stops   —  Activists sue San Francisco over ‘Google buses’  —  A shuttle to the Google campus loads passengers in San Francisco.  (Liz Hafalia / San Francisco Chronicle / October 23, 2012)
May 2, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Chris O'Brien / Los Angeles Times:
Apple campaign touts progress on reducing environmental impact   —  Apple launched a new website that provides expanded details on its environmental programs.  —  Under Chief Executive Tim Cook, Apple has become increasingly vocal about its efforts to reduce the company's effect on the environment.
Apr 21, 2014, 1:50 PMIn context
Ken Dilanian / Los Angeles Times:
NSA chief's legacy is shaped by big data, for better and worse   —  Gen. Keith Alexander, who just retired as NSA director, achieved ‘absolutely invaluable’ results with digital spying but failed to anticipate how the public would feel about privacy.  —  “We need to recognize that those who are working …
Apr 1, 2014, 5:35 AMIn context

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