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Howard Blume / Los Angeles Times:
L.A. schools iPad program subject of inquiry by SEC   —  The federal Securities and Exchange Commission recently opened an informal inquiry into whether Los Angeles school officials complied with legal guidelines in the use of bond funds for the now-abandoned $1.3-billion iPads-for-all project.
Apr 17, 2015, 9:15 AMIn context
Howard Blume / Los Angeles Times:
L.A. school district demands iPad refund from Apple   —  The Los Angeles Unified School District is seeking to recoup millions of dollars from technology giant Apple over a problem-plagued curriculum that was provided with iPads intended to be given to every student, teacher and administrator.
Apr 15, 2015, 10:55 PMIn context
Paresh Dave / Los Angeles Times:
Tinder integrates with Instagram and lets potential matches view your profile and last 34 pictures   —  Tinder adds ability to show off Instagram photos to potential matches  —  To put your photo on dating app Tinder, you have to pull it from your Facebook profile.  But many users have wanted to share more photos.
Apr 15, 2015, 10:05 AMIn context
Jim Puzzanghera / Los Angeles Times:
FCC's net neutrality rules formally published; US Telecom, a trade group whose members include AT&T and Verizon, files the first lawsuit to challenge rules   —  Net neutrality rules formally published; first legal challenge filed  —  Tough new net neutrality regulations were published …
Apr 13, 2015, 12:30 PMIn context
Tracey Lien / Los Angeles Times:
Uber discloses one of its databases was breached in May 2014; personal info, including drivers' license numbers, of up to 50K drivers at risk   —  Uber security breach may have affected up to 50,000 drivers  —  Thousands of Uber driver names and driver's license numbers may be in the hands …
Feb 27, 2015, 4:50 PMIn context
Russ Mitchell / Los Angeles Times:
Google Ventures and Michael Dell invest $60M in Kobalt, which handles music publishing rights   —  Music royalty hunter Kobalt wins Google funding  —  Since the music industry began in the early 20th century, musicians and songwriters have complained about paltry royalty payments for their creations.
Feb 26, 2015, 11:30 PMIn context
Karen Kaplan / Los Angeles Times:
Researchers create $34 smartphone dongle that can detect HIV and syphilis within 15 minutes   —  ‘Dongle’ turns smartphone into mobile lab to diagnose HIV, syphilis  —  Engineers have taken an ordinary smartphone and made it a whole lot smarter.  —  They created a compact …
Feb 12, 2015, 2:25 PMIn context
Ryan Faughnder / Los Angeles Times:
Sony says studio hack cost it $15 million in fiscal third quarter   —  Sony Corp. said it has spent as estimated $15 million investigating and recovering from the massive cyberattack that crippled its movie and TV studio.  —  Since November, Sony Pictures Entertainment has been working …
Feb 4, 2015, 5:40 PMIn context
Los Angeles Times:
Sony hit with lawsuit by former employees over email leaks   —  The first legal salvo has been leveled against Sony Pictures Entertainment since the massive computer breach that exposed the personal information of thousands of current and former employees.  —  Lawyers representing …
Dec 16, 2014, 12:35 PMIn context
Paresh Dave / Los Angeles Times:
Slacker Radio enlists Tyler Oakley, other YouTube stars as station DJs   —  YouTube stars who've been diversifying by acting in films, authoring books and selling clothing now have a new occupation to try out.  —  Pandora competitor Slacker Radio plans soon to invite any social-media star …
Dec 10, 2014, 9:10 PMIn context

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