Teen tech teams vie for seed funding

The excitement was palpable. As each of the shirt-and-tie clad young men walked up to the front of the Frank Salvatori Auditorium at USC to start their presentation, it was obvious that what they were doing was vitally important not ...

'Pink slime' is back and headed for your burger

The maker of the beef filler dubbed "pink slime" by critics is reopening a plant that it shut in the face of bad publicity two years ago

SeaWorld stock gets soaked, plunges 30%

SeaWorld isn't having a whale of a good time these days.

Companies that treat workers well have better stock returns

It turns out the best places to work around the world are also the best companies to invest in.

Africa summit highlights business opportunities

During the largest gathering of African leaders that any American head of state has ever hosted, President Barack Obama Tuesday talked about a number of initiatives that the United States and its global partners are engaged in to help the ...

National Congress of Black Women hosts anniversary luncheon

On Aug. 16, the National Congress of Black Women (NCBW) will host their fifth anniversary awards and scholarship luncheon at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles beginning at 11 a.m.

Blacks, youth continue the hunt for jobs

Although the national unemployment rate of 6.2 percent is up just a smidgen from the 6.1 percentage in June, Blacks did not fare so well as the rest of the country. In July, the percentage of African Americans looking for ...

Tackling the tech world

It may be extremely difficult and perhaps even impossible, as CNN News found out in 2011, to get the data on just how many minorities and women work at Silicon Valley’s top tech companies. But there’s one thing evident, the ...

Top 10 ways people go broke

You don’t have to come from a wealthy family, have the next billion-dollar idea or work 18-hour days to become rich, says self-made millionaire Mike Finley.

New members sought for National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship

United States Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker is seeking applications for membership on the National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (NACIE)–a federal advisory committee that advises the secretary on issues related to accelerating innovation and expanding entrepreneurship, with an ...

World Cup shatters streaming record

ESPN's live streams have logged over 23 million viewing hours during the 2014 World Cup, enough to make the tournament the most-streamed live sporting event ever.

Minority firms to be recognized

The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Business Center in Los Angeles will host its 19th annual awards reception from 6:30-8:30 p.m. this evening at the City Club.

Mayor details strategies for economic development

Vowing to ensure that the future of economic development in Los Angeles comes to South L.A. and not through it, Mayor Eric Garcetti Tuesday laid out plans he said will help preserve and bring business to the community.

Ford may make cars out of Heinz ketchup

Get ready for the tomato-mobile.

Wipeout! Quiksilver stock plunges 41%

A tsunami of selling hit Quiksilver on Tuesday