Tag Archives: California


High tech, high finance and high times for the pot industry

OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (REUTERS) – Two years ago, Alan Gertner was head of Google’s Asia-Pacific sales team in Singapore, handling more than $100 million (USD) in business. Continue reading


Brother Love? Puff Daddy? Call me what you want, says Sean Combs

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (REUTERS) – Two days after declaring he had changed his name again, this time to Brother Love, rapper and producer Sean Combs says it was all just a joke. Continue reading


Motion Picture Academy expels movie mogul Harvey Weinstein

INTERNET (OCTOBER 14, 2017) (AMPAS) – The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences expelled producer Harvey Weinstein on Saturday (October 14), after allegations that he sexually harassed or assaulted a number of women over the past three decades. Continue reading


Cast and crew attend ‘Only the Brave’ world premiere in LA

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (OCTOBER 8, 2017) (ONLY THE BRAVE) – Cast and crew attended the world premiere of new movie ‘Only the Brave’ in West Hollywood, Los Angeles on Sunday (October 8, 2017).
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Google launches new phones, speakers in hardware push

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (OCTOBER 04, 2017) (GOOGLE) – Alphabet Inc’s Google on Wednesday (October 04) unveiled the second generation of its Pixel smartphone along with new voice-enabled home speakers, redoubling its commitment to the hardware business as it competes with a surge in devices from Apple Inc and Amazon.com Inc . Continue reading


Rapper Young Dolph shot in Hollywood

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (SEPTEMBER 26, 2017) (NBC) – Young Dolph was shot and critically wounded in Los Angeles on Tuesday (September 26). The rapper was shot near the Hollywood and Highland complex, a shopping center and the site of the annual Oscars ceremony, according to local media. Continue reading


Taxify takes on Uber in crowded London market

Taxify plans to go head to head with Uber in the highly competitive London taxi-hailing market this week, after the Silicon Valley giant allowed it to make inroads on the edges of Europe and in major African cities. Laura Frykberg reports. Continue reading