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LA Plans For the Delivery Robot Surge

"Add[ing] more vehicles to the sidewalk intended for pedestrians is a recipe for disaster."

Los Angeles is developing rules for robots to deliver food and other goods to Angelenos. It's also looking to roll out a pilot program for robots throughout the city.

Singularity 6 raises $30M as it readies launch of its peaceful MMO Palia.

Gaming and tech veterans join Scopely board of directors.

After appeal and litigation threat, Bird still receives boot from Santa Monica.

Virgin Galactic will launch Richard Branson on July 11, aiming to beat Jeff Bezos to space.

Eviation's new electric airplane will make its first flight this year.

A bank for the creator economy, Karat Financial raises $26M in Series A funding.

The psychics of TikTok, Cameo and Clubhouse are seeing — and making — fortunes.

Lina Khan's FTC takes a first step toward expanding antitrust enforcement.

Preparing For a Surge In LA Delivery Robots

Many L.A. restaurants and businesses see robots as an efficient alternative to delivery workers. Workers and pedestrians see them as a possible impediment. The City Council is working on rules to govern how robots will use L.A.'s sidewalks.

LA's Android Users Can Now Access Their Vaccination Records

Vaccinated Los Angeles County residents now have access to a digital vaccine card on their Android phones through a new alliance with Google.

Plus-Size Retailer Torrid Rises In Wall Street Debut

Plus-size retailer Torrid made its debut on Wall Street on Thursday, proving to investors that female body image positivity in fashion is a growing market. In 2020, Torrid generated $974 million in net sales.

UTA's Sam Wick On Building Celebrity Startups

On this episode of the L.A. Venture podcast, UTA's Sam Wick discusses working with Seth Rogen, his love of music, NFTs and his take on the future of media.

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