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"We found that most companies just do not track these things."

Nonprofit PledgeLA released its latest report on inclusion in L.A.'s tech and startup community. Though participating companies are more racially diverse than Silicon Valley, they don't come close to representing the make-up of the city. dot.LA's Tami Abdollah looks at the numbers.

Over 130 Tesla employees have reportedly tested positive for COVID-19.

It's been a bad day for Twitter and for Barack Obama, Bill Gates, Joe Biden and Elon Musk, whose Twitter accounts, among others, were all hacked.

Watch: L.A.'s Curative preps 240K COVID-19 tests to send to Texas.

TikTok is hiring an army of lobbyists.

Blizzard details how its massively popular, and newly virtual, Overwatch League tournament will take place.

Photos of SpaceX's new terminals for the company's upcoming Starlink broadband service are emerging online.

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'We Still Have Much Work to Do'

PledgeLA and AnnenbergTech also announced Wednesday the launch of a fund for South L.A. founders, in response to the survey's findings. Read more >>

MaC Venture Capital's Marlon Nichols on 'Diversity Theater'

On Wednesday, the Consumer Technology Association announced that it would invest in the Los Angeles firm as part of its $10 million diversity effort. Read more >>

A Renter-to-Renter Guide to Apartments Before They're Listed

Currently available only in Los Angeles, PocketList was built after its CEO's miserable experiences searching for housing led him to create a way for renters to share leads on soon-to-be vacant apartments. Read more >>

Wavemaker Closes Its Third Oversubscribed Fund

Despite the raging coronavirus pandemic, Wavemaker Partners announced Wednesday it now has $111 million in dry powder it will focus on Southeast Asia. Read more >>

Watch: How Mental Wellness Network Frame Got Started

Founders Kendall Bird and Sage Grazer dive deep into the history of the company, talk about their experiences during the pandemic and discuss what companies can do to create a more inclusive environment when it comes to mental wellness. Watch >>

Panic Buying is Broadening Soylent's Reach

The pandemic has opened up a whole new market for meal replacement startup Soylent as shoppers stock up on ready-made meals, moving it beyond the developers and gamers who made it successful. Read more >>

    Peacock Gets Off the Ground

    NBCUniversal's new streaming service is available to the public with more than 13,000 hours of free programming. But if you want to browse its entire catalog or skip ads, you'll need to upgrade. Read more >>

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