Catch Up On This Week's Top 5 Stories With Our Video Recap

What's going on with L.A.'s tech and startup community? A lot! dot.LA chief host and correspondent Kelly O'Grady takes you through the key points of the top five headlines from this week. Don't miss out on the essential news you need to know:

  • UCLA's Cheap New $10 COVID Test Can Process Results in One Day
  • House Democrats Say Facebook, Amazon, Alphabet, Apple Enjoy 'Monopoly Power'
  • Top Talent is Looking for Safety in an Unstable Economy
  • Top Women Esports Players Earn Far Less Than Men
  • Presence Fit Expands to Bring Live Fitness Classes to Your Phone

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      The legendary broadcaster Larry King died Saturday in Los Angeles at 87 after being hospitalized for COVID-19. He may best be remembered as the longtime host of CNN who interviewed the most notable personalities of the 20th century, including Vladimir Putin and Frank Sinatra, but he also worked tirelessly to build a bridge for the next generation.

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      The largest property technology or "proptech" venture firm Fifth Wall is joining the SPAC boom.

      In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Comission this week, the firm said its creating a special acquisition company (SPAC) and intends to raise up to $287 million by selling 28.75 million shares at $10 a piece to seek out opportunities in real estate tech.

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      Electric vehicle charging station provider EVgo is going public, joining a wave of companies in the electric vehicle industry hoping to ride on Tesla's soaring stock growth over the last year.

      The Los Angeles-based startup, which operates a nationwide fast-charging network for electric vehicles, announced Friday it's going public through a merger with a special purpose acquisition company that will generate about $575 million in net proceeds.

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