Every weekday, KPCC's The Breakdown provides a list of interesting business stories in the region.
The extension beyond this June comes as Comcast seeks approval for its $45 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable, which will extend its lead as the nation's top pay TV and Internet access provider.
"Gravity" gets Oscar for best sound mixing, showcasing Dolby's new 3D sound technology; Apple puts iOS on your dashboard.
The system aims to keep drivers from fumbling with their phones while they're behind the wheel, even as it brings them more options (and potential distractions).
Mattel acquires Canada-based Mega Brands, and moves into the construction toy category, where Lego dominates.
The best picture film at the Academy Awards will take in $13.8 million more in sales than fellow nominees, according to research firm IBISWorld.
The bitcoin exchange says it was hacked. Investors likely have little chance of getting their money — real or virtual — back.
Every weekday, KPCC compiles a list of interesting business stories in the region.
KPCC's Larry Mantle moderated an event that discussed the thousands of production jobs leaving the state. The event was sponsored by the Milken Institute.
More than 2.3 million adult children are living with their parents in California, a 63 percent increase since the Great Recession began seven years ago.
The Motion Picture Association of America is quietly ramping up outreach to Republicans and conservative-leaning groups. Meantime, there's word Izek Shomof wants to build a 34-story apartment skyscraper downtown.
Thursday's economic news isn't great. More people applied for unemployment benefits and demand for some factory goods was down.
Short documentary “Life After Pi” traces the downfall of Rhythm and Hues and reveals ongoing struggles in the visual effects industry.
California lost more than 16,000 production jobs from 2004 to 2012, according to the Milken Institute. New York gained about 11,000 jobs during that time.
The high court agreed with investors who lost billions in a massive fraud perpetrated by tycoon Allen Stanford. By a 7-to-2 vote, the justices allowed their state class action suits to go forward.
If the idea of a crypto-currency confuses you to the point of avoiding the topic altogether, you're missing out on some good stuff worthy of a Dan Brown novel.