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Gig Tunes Up Musical Vet

Brian Silverman turns spotlight on ’80s rock with singing telegrams.

Musical vet Brian Silverman’s latest career stage involves singing telegrams and heavy metal wigs.

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Public Pounding

Market chaos carves chunks from billionaires’ billfolds

It’s not just 401(k)s that have been roiled in the market downturn. L.A.’s wealthiest have seen billions evaporate.

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Control Issues

INTERNET: Viral video firm Jukin Media looks to crack down on rival’s website in move to enforce its licenses.

Jukin Media heads to court to become a bigger player in viral video by enforcing its content licenses.

Elon On ‘Late Show’

If Stephen Colbert’s first-week guests are anything to go by, it looks like David Letterman’s successor has an interest in the tech world – or at least in its biggest personalities.

Hungry Tech Firms Engineer Talent Referral Fees

HIRING: RadPad ups ante in hunt for employees with $10,000 referral bounty.

With roughly 1,100 tech startups in the greater L.A. area, competition for talented engineers is stiff.

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Latest Stage

INTERNET: Studios take direction from rising YouTube stars to expand accommodations for digital productions.

YouTube boom spurs studios to recast themselves as production sites for digital content.

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Dog Walkers Unleashed On Malls

Zingy collars deal with Westfield to offer service to shoppers.

Zingy teams with mall owner Westfield to sell shoppers on its dog-walking service.

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Addressing Web

Google’s ABC.xyz yields busy spell for URL firm

Google’s use of ABC.xyz for its Alphabet iteration turns into red-letter day for URL firm.

Exxon Fined for Torrance Explosion

A California regulatory agency has found that Exxon Mobil Corp. intentionally failed to comply with state safety standards prior to a February explosion that injured four workers at its Torrance refinery.

Video Producer to Expand Focus With Live Shows

ENTERTAINMENT: First tour from Fullscreen will showcase female stars.

At last month’s VidCon, an annual convention focused on online video, thousands of teenage fans, mostly girls, descended on the Anaheim Convention Center to see their favorite YouTube personalities in the flesh.

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