"We are ready. We are like an army ready to give vaccines."
It was almost 90 degrees in Los Angeles today as cars pulled up to Dodger Stadium, now a mass vaccination site racing against time to distribute shots before a more contagious strain of COVID-19 become dominant in SoCal. dot.LA reporter Francesca Billington reports on the effort as it gets underway.
Signal says an outage earlier today was due to skyrocketing demand.
Amazon workers will hold a mail union vote in February.
Caltech will remove names of eugenics backers from its campus.
Bumble files to go public.
Apple is reportedly launching a podcast subscription service.
Beyond Meat expands its footprint in El Segundo.
How Twitter, Facebook shrank President Trump's social reach.
Blue Origin completes first test of its New Shepherd crewed vehicle.
Disney will release 'Nomadland' simultaneously in theaters and on Hulu.
Dodger Stadium Braces for COVID Vaccinations
Dodger Stadium — once the nation's largest COVID-19 testing site — is slated to vaccinate up to 12,000 people each day. Officials plan to finish inoculating some 500,000 health care and assisted care employees by the end of this month before opening appointments up to people 65 and older. Read more >>
The Casting Depot, a LinkedIn for Actors, Announces New Raise
The Casting Depot launched its latest beta version on Friday, with a "six-figure" investment from global venture capital firm Antler. Its board includes leaders from companies including CAA, Airtime, iHeartMedia, WorkMarket and IAC. Read more >>
Snap Names a New Head of Content as it Goes After TikTok
Snap promoted executive Ben Schwerin to senior vice president of content and partnerships leading the company's new feature called "Spotlight." Read more >>
TikTok Creates Incubator for Black Content Creators
TikTok is launching an incubator program, "TikTok for Black Creatives," to support 100 Black creators and music artists as it competes for audience among social media sites. Read more >>
Pontifax AgTech's VP on the Future of Robotics and Bioscience
L.A.-based Pontifax AgTech is one of the largest food and agtech funds in the world. On the latest L.A. Venture podcast, hear from VP Gil Demeter about how the next generation of robotics and bioscience will change the way we get our food. Listen here >>