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Harnessing the Principles of Motivation in Education

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Teachers who create warm and accepting yet business-like atmospheres will promote persistent effort and favorable attitudes toward learning.

Just How Large is the Ed-Tech Market?

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The US K-12 sector spent $35.8 billion in 2020 on all things EdTech, including hardware, major software systems, digital curriculum resources and networks, a healthy increase of $7.5 billion over 2019.

Executive Education Program Market Continues to Grow

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As per a recent detailed study by Future Market Insights (FMI), the global executive education program market is expected to surpass $37.8 billion by the end of this year.

Dancing with Machines: Preparing Students for the Workforce of the Future

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A few years ago, a cohort of undergraduate students returned from two weeks of classroom study, company visits and cultural immersion in China.

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How the King of Deals Resurrected the King of Pop’s Estate

There aren’t many lawyers in the entertainment industry as famous as their celebrity clients, but John Branca is one of them.

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Pop-Up Trend Shows Staying Power But May Evolve

The $50 billion pop-up industry is here to stay, experts agree, though some pop-ups may be operating a bit differently going forward.

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LABJ Insider: A Meaningful Gift for Companies to Engage Their Teams

’Tis the season for holiday parties and gifts, as well as charitable giving, and companies have more ways than ever, it seems, to support their or their employees’ favorite causes.

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ViacomCBS Sells Studio Center Facility for Nearly $2 Billion

Culver City-based Hackman Capital Partners and New York-based Square Mile Capital Management have entered into an agreement to buy CBS Studio Center for $1.85 billion from ViacomCBS Inc.

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Aspiration Reports 645% Yearly Revenue Rise in Third Quarter

Marina del Rey-based Aspiration Partners Inc. reported company record-breaking revenues in the third quarter, marking a 645% year-over-year revenue increase.

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Rocket Lab Unveils Neutron Reusable Rocket

Rocket Lab USA Inc. founder and Chief Executive Peter Beck last week provided a sneak peek at the Long Beach-based company’s newest rocket, Neutron.

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BMG Buys Mötley Crüe Catalog for $150 Million

BMG Rights Management has acquired Mötley Crüe’s music catalog for a reported $150 million.

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Long Beach Redevelopment Site Sells for $68 Million

A shopping center pegged for redevelopment into a multifamily property in Long Beach has sold for $68 million.

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Levine Leichtman Sells Best Lawyers Guide to Abry Partners

Beverly Hills-based equity firm Levine Leichtman Capital Partners announced Dec. 1 that it has sold BL Rankings, doing business as Best Lawyers, a well-known peer review guide for legal professionals, in a deal with the publication’s previous ownership.

Walt Disney Strikes Multiyear Carriage Deal With Comcast

Walt Disney Co. and Comcast Corp. have renewed their content carriage agreement with a new multiyear deal.

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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Steps Down

Twitter Inc. co-founder Jack Dorsey is stepping down as chief executive.

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Film Commission Report Highlights Covid Costs as Production Ramps Up

The California Film Commission, headquartered in Hollywood, has conducted one of the first studies assessing the impact of Covid-19 on film and television in the state, estimating that protocols put in place since spring of 2020 added about 5% to production costs.

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ImmunityBio Strikes Deals in Effort to Speed Development of Covid Vaccine

In recent weeks, Culver City-based ImmunityBio Inc. has struck deals with two companies to gain access to technologies to help speed development of its Covid-19 vaccine candidate.

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Puma Wins 5-Year Extension of Patent on Main Breast Cancer Treatment Drug Nerlynx

Westwood-based Puma Biotechnology Inc. announced Nov. 23 that it has won from U.S. regulators a five-year extension on the patent for its breast cancer therapy Nerlynx.

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Son Takes Over From Father as Co-CEO of Apollo Medical Holdings

There’s been a generational leadership change at Alhambra-based Apollo Medical Holdings Inc.

Santa Monica-based NextCar Plans to Rebrand as Autonomy

NextCar Holding Co. Inc. is going to market as Autonomy.

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