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Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Dead At 65 After Cancer Battle

Billionaire Paul Allen, who founded US software giant Microsoft with Bill Gates in the 1970s, died Monday at the age of 65 after his latest battle with cancer, his family said.

Dow Ends At Record, Nasdaq Falls As Stocks Finish Mixed

The Dow pushed to a fresh record on Tuesday, while the Nasdaq retreated as lingering worries about the US-China trade conflict offset a trade breakthrough among North American nations.

SpaceX Rocket Sends Up Canadian Satellite

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched a Telstar 18 Vantage communications satellite into orbit Monday before returning for a successful drone-ship landing in the Atlantic Ocean.

Trump Slams ‘Bias’ In Internet Search Results

President Donald Trump stepped up attacks on big tech firms Tuesday, warning Facebook, Google and Twitter to be "careful," hours after slamming what he called "rigged" internet search results.

Outreach Campaign Launched to Get Recalled Airbags Repaired

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration joined with Southland community groups Monday to begin an outreach campaign designed to encourage people with vehicles subject to an airbag recall to get them repaired.

SpaceX Successfully Launches Rocket From Vandenberg

  Hawthorne-based SpaceX successfully launched a rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base Tuesday and deployed five communications satellites and a pair of science-research orbiters.

Apple To Buy Song Recognition App ‘Shazam’

Apple said Monday that it would buy leading song recognition app Shazam in a fresh bid to secure an edge in the intensifying battle of streaming services.

SpaceX Successfully Launches Second Supply Mission

Hawthorne-based SpaceX launched another supply mission to the International Space Station Monday, sending roughly three tons of material to the outpost, including a Hewlett Packard supercomputer.

Amazon Unveils New Alexa With Touchscreen

Amazon on Tuesday unveiled the latest member of its family of devices powered by its Alexa digital assistant -- this one with a touchscreen.

Twitter Drops Famous ‘Egg’ Icon In Battle With Internet Trolls

An egg icon that for years marked profiles of new Twitter users was gone Monday, a victim of "trolls" who often hid behind them to launch anonymous online attacks.

Beverly Hills News – Virtual Reality Real Estate Comes to Beverly Hills

Beverly Hills Realtor and Executive Director of the Luxury Estates division at Nourmand & Associates, Rochelle Maize, in collaboration with the Hollywood Reporter, held a cocktail reception last month to celebrate the arrival of a technology sure to transform how international real estate is done. Virtual Reality has arrived.

Venice-Based Snap Founders Become Billionaires Within Hours of IPO Offering

Venice-based Snap Inc., parent company of the photo/video- sharing Snapchat phone app, went public Thursday, opening at $24 a share, then rose to $25 -- far above the initial share price of $17.

Beverly Hills News – Elon Musk Wants to Tunnel Out Through Traffic (Who Doesn’t?)

So, is he serious? Elon Musk -- the man behind Tesla and SpaceX -- is making some headlines Wednesday after reviving an earlier Twitter discussion suggesting he plans to dig a tunnel so he can avoid traffic and get to and from his Hawthorne office faster.

NASA Space Station Astronaut is First-Ever African-American

NASA is sending an African-American astronaut to the International Space Station for the first time.

US Stocks Surge on News of Better-Than-Expected Auto Sales

Shares of automakers surged Wednesday on better-than-expected December auto sales, while retailers and pharmaceutical equities also gained on a good day for US stocks.

Beverly Hills News – SpaceX to Launch Again

SpaceX is now targeting next Monday for its return to flight after completing its investigation of a September launch pad explosion that destroyed a Falcon 9 rocket and a commercial communications satellite, it was reported Tuesday.
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