LA BUSINESS JOURNAL DAILY NEWS
Los Angeles angel investor Brock Pierce has been named chairman of the Bitcoin Foundation, a Washington, D.C., crypto-currency industry group.
Following several recently announced new partnerships, El Segundo toy maker Mattel Inc. said it would team up with Warner Bros.’ DC Entertainment and consumer product and animation divisions to launch a product line based on DC Comics’ female super heroes and villains.
Carson aerospace manufacturer Ducommun Inc. this week inked a multiyear contract with Britain’s engine maker Rolls Royce to provide systems for use in Boeing Co.’s 787 Dreamliner.
USC Keck School of Medicine said it would eliminate 92 positions across the organization.
The Los Angeles Planning Commission unanimously recommended on Thursday that a proposed sound stage complex in Sun Valley receive a conditional use permit and required variances from zoning rules.
The Los Angeles Business Journal’s index of the largest local public companies rose for the week. The weighted LABJ index rose 2 percent to close at 234, with winners outpacing gainers 98 to 51. Eight companies closed the week unchanged.
The Los Angeles Business Journal brings you a weekly roundup of L.A. tech launches. This week's list includes several Apple Watch app launches.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 21 points in Friday trading to close at 18,080. The S&P 500 rose five points to 2,118. The Nasdaq rose 36 points to 5,092. The LABJ Stock Index was flat at 234.
City National Reports Strong Earnings Downtown Los Angeles’ City National Corp., parent of City National Bank, reported first-quarter earnings on April 23 that met analyst expectations.
Television ads for Verizon’s new pay-TV package service, FiOS Custom TV, have been pulled from Disney-owned channels.
Technicolor S.A. and Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc. announced Thursday an agreement to create a digital cinema joint venture.
DreamWorks Animation’s AwesomenessTV online teen network will launch a second network later this year aimed at mothers in the millennial generation.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 20 points in Thursday trading to close at 18,059. The S&P 500 rose five points to 2,113. The Nasdaq rose 21 points to 5,056. The LABJ Stock Index rose two points to 234.
Cornerstone OnDemand, the Santa Monica cloud-based human resources software company, announced today it is adding an additional seat to its board.
The California Nurses Association is calling on more than 2,400 nurses to strike Providence Health and Services hospitals in Santa Monica and Torrance and at Kaiser Permanente’s Los Angeles Medical Center next week over staffing levels and retention rates.
Antony Ressler, the chief executive of Century City private equity and debt firm Ares Management, has agreed to buy the National Basketball Association’s Atlanta Hawks for about $850 million, sources told ESPN.
Los Angeles City Councilman Mitch Englander announced on Wednesday that he is running for a seat on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.
Downtown Los Angeles architecture firm Gensler will design three buildings planned at the 28-acre AltaSea marine research and interpretive center at the Port of Los Angeles.
In a quest to make their merger more attractive to the Federal Communications Commission, telecom giant AT&T and El Segundo satellite TV provider DirecTV are stressing to the commission how their combined assets would be beneficial to consumers.
Unified Grocers Inc. in Commerce, the largest wholesale grocery distributor in the Western U.S, announced Wednesday it will sell its Springfield Insurance Co. and Unified Grocers Insurance Services – both of which provide insurance to grocery stores that work with Unified – to New York’s AmTrust Financial Services, Inc.