Los Angeles Times

DirecTV, Dish Network to vie for political cash with customized ads

For the first time, satellite broadcasters will be jockeying with other media outlets for a share of political spending that could top $3 billion in 2014.

Free Wi-Fi Comes To Six Parks around Los Angeles

Free Wi-Fi is now available to visitors at six parks throughout the city.

Walt Disney Co planning to unload 23 radio stations, lay off staff

Walt Disney is planning to sell 23 radio stations and will begin distributing much of its Radio Disney content digitally, the company said. As a result of the expected sales, Radio Disney will lay off about 200 people.

Tribune Publishing CEO aims to boost online subscriptions, ads

Jack Griffin, chief executive of Tribune Publishing, said his primary focus at the newly spun-off company is growing online subscriptions and digital advertising at its eight major newspapers.

Apple reveals workforce 70% male, 55% white

Apple became the latest tech company to reveal the diversity of its workforce, and as has been the trend, the Cupertino giant is dominated by white men.

Judge shoots down settlement in Apple, Google hiring collusion case

US District Judge Lucy H. Koh rejected a proposed settlement in a case involving Apple and Google in which they were accused of secretly agreeing not to hire each others' employees.

LA County Fire Department links dispatch system to PulsePoint CPR app

Hoping to turn regular cellphone-toting Angelenos into rapid responders, the Los Angeles County Fire Department has linked its dispatch system to a cellphone app that will notify CPR-trained good Samaritans when someone in a public place nearby is

With its T-Mobile deal a bust, Sprint names Marcelo Claure as CEO

After ending its effort to acquire T-Mobile US, mobile carrier Sprint named Marcelo Claure as its new chief executive and president.

Online medical records may soon become a reality in California

Nearly a quarter of all Californians could soon have their medical histories accessible to doctors and emergency rooms all over the state with just a few strokes on the keyboard.

TWC's Dodgers channel dispute a case for a la carte pricing

[Commentary] Time Warner Cable was patting itself on the back after saying it was willing to have a federal arbitrator step in to resolve its long-running dispute with other pay-TV companies over the cost of the new Dodgers channel.