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"It costs $10 a test, and we can do tens of thousands of tests at UCLA with a lab of 10 people."
UCLA received FDA approval today for a new novel coronavirus testing method that analyzes the genomic sequencing of samples to identify infected people — including those who are asymptomatic.
Triller is shelling out big to bring top social video creators to its platform.
Netflix faces a criminal charge in Texas for its 'Cuties' film.
TikTok overtakes Instagram as U.S. teens' second most popular app.
Mercedes unveils six new electric vehicle models.
AT&T is reportedly struggling to sell DirecTV.
Disney activist investor calls on the company to use this year's dividend to pay for Disney Plus content.
London-based firm makes a long-shot bid for TikTok.
The dot.LA Summit is coming in October, featuring cutting-edge programming, fast-pitch competitions, networking, workshops, social events and a live awards show. See the
speakers list and register here!
The new COVID test developed by UCLA scientists received FDA approval and will be coming to campus in just a few weeks. Read more >>
It's boom time in the world of remote learning. And that has meant huge growth for #TechLA's TutorMe, who has partnered with nearly 100 schools and businesses since the pandemic hit. Read more >>
Tiny apartment and no space to workout? @Presence_fit uses only a smartphone and no bulky equipment, relying on #AI technology, biomechanics and health tracking data to allow trainers to monitor and respond to your workout. Read more >>
It's 2020 and waiting for photos to develop is cool again. That's at least what investors in a $4 million seed round for the "disposable camera" app Dispo hope. The L.A.-based platform announced it closed a funding round led by Alexis Ohanian's venture fund Seven Seven Six. Read more >>
Join us tomorrow as dotLA and Techstars LA team up to present the signature event capping the annual Techstars LA class. Same great startups, community building and networking - just virtual this year. It's free! Watch it here >>
We are thrilled to announce the first dot.LA Startup Awards 2020, a celebration of the most innovative people and companies in the L.A. startup and tech community, on Wednesday, October 28th. See the award categories and nominate companies >>
The inaugural dot.LA Summit on October 27th and 28th will feature a selection of disruptive and innovative L.A.-based startups, keynote speakers and panelists, made up of founder CEOs and C-level executives working in tech, media, entertainment and healthcare. See the growing speaker list and register here!