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16-million-year-old whale fossil 'rescued' from hillside

Negotiating a system of ropes and pulleys, a search-and-rescue crew labored for hours Friday through dirt and tilted terrain to free a trapped whale fossil from a Rancho Palos Verdes hillside. 

California cops hunt peacock killer

RANCHO PALOS VERDES, Calif. — Officials have released a sketch of a man suspected of shooting and killing a peacock from his Mercedes-Benz earlier this month in Southern California.

Body found off Rancho Palos Verdes coast near where swimmer vanished

Los Angeles County sheriff's officials found a body Sunday morning in the area where an 18-year-old swimmer disappeared last week.

Search continues for missing cliff jumper off Inspiration Point

The search for a swimmer who went missing after jumping off a ledge into the ocean off the coast of Rancho Palos Verdes entered its third day Friday. 

Trumping the Rules: Donald Trump Halfway Wins Eight-Year Fight for Flagpole on His Golf Course

The California Coastal Commission ruled Wednesday that scoflaw Donald Trump can keep the illegally erected giant flagpole that's been up for nearly a decade on his Trump National Golf Club, provided that Rancho Palos Verdes changes its existing height...

Inspiration Point becomes place of grief for missing swimmer's family

Inspiration Point in Rancho Palos Verdes was a point of desperation and grief Thursday for family and friends of Joseph Sanchez, the 18-year-old who went missing the day before after jumping from the cliff's edge into the pounding surf about a dozen feet below.

Search continues for missing swimmer off Rancho Palos Verdes coast

The search continued Thursday for an 18-year-old swimmer who disappeared a day earlier under heavy surf near Abalone Cove Shoreline Park in Rancho Palos Verdes.

Divers search for swimmer submerged near Abalone Cove Shoreline Park

Divers were searching Wednesday afternoon for a swimmer who was submerged in the ocean near Abalone Cove Shoreline Park in Rancho Palos Verdes, officials said.

Where does it hurt? Skype Translator applied to patient care

On May 27th at the inaugural Code Conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, Microsoft stunned the audience with technology right out of Star Trek. Gurdeep Pall (left), who serves as Corporate Vice President of Skype and Lync at Microsoft, gave the first-ever...(read more)

Wavii Founder Leaves Google One Year After Acquisition

Alexia Tsotsis of TechCrunch reports, “Lots of Google executives are at the Re/Code Code conference in Rancho Palos Verdes this week. But at least one of them won’t be a Google executive for very much longer. Wavii founder Adrian Aoun is...Show More Summary

Despite Deal, Netflix CEO Blasts Comcast

RANCHOS PALOS VERDES, Calif. — One day after Comcast CEO Brian Roberts said Netflix wants to push a huge amount of Internet traffic through the cable company's pipes, but doesn't want to pay for it, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings hit back...Show More Summary

The Backlash Begins Around Gwyneth's Latest Controversial Comments

Gwyneth Paltrow has riled up the world again with her controversial comments, though this time they're not directed at moms. At Tuesday's Re/Code tech conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, Gwyneth likened mean Internet comments to being in the midst of a war. Show More Summary

Apple Needs to Focus on Cloud, Not Music, Says Elevation’s McNamee

Roger McNamee, venture capitalist at Elevation Partners, spoke with Carl Quintanilla from the sidelines of the Re/Code “Code” conference going on this week at Rancho Palos Verdes, CA. In addition to hawking the startup he’s backing, Reverb Technologies, commented on Apple’s purchase of Beats Music and Beats Electronics, announced yesterday. Show More Summary

Nest CEO Sets the Record Straight: It 'Wasn't a Real Recall'

RANCHOS PALOS VERDES, Calif. — Product recalls are embarrassing and can be potentially damaging for hardware manufacturers. Perhaps that's why Nest founder and CEO Tony Fadell sought to set the record straight on the recent recall of...Show More Summary

The Apple-Beats Deal: A 10 Year Affair Ends in Marriage

RANCHOS PALOS VERDES, California — Just hours after after Apple's historic $3 billion acquisition of Beats, two architects of the deal, Apple VP Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue and Beats Co-Founder and CEO Jimmy Iovine, saidShow More Summary

Microsoft's real-time Skype language translator could be its first real breakthrough in a decade

On Tuesday night, at a tech conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, Microsoft showed off a new tool that will turn Skype into your own personal translator. In Microsoft's demonstration, executive Gurdeep Singh Pall speaks English with a German-speaking colleague, and Skype acts as real-time voice and text translator. Show More Summary

Hilariously, Travis Kalanick says evil taxi companies are forcing him to “get political” and “throw mud”

3 months agoTechnology : Pando Daily

At today’s Code Conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, Uber co-founder and CEO Travis Kalanick made a stunning attempt at historical revisionism, casting his company as the mild mannered everyman that, against its own meek impulses, has found itself under attack from mean old taxi companies. Kalanick told interviewer Kara Swisher that Uber is the “David” in this fight against the...

Dick Costolo On China: Don’t Count On Twitter (Or Facebook) Getting In There Soon

Twitter definitely is big in the U.S. and many other countries, but don’t count on it becoming legally available in China in the near future, said CEO Dick Costolo today at the Code Conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA. “In my conversations...Show More Summary

Dick Costolo Reveals Twitter's Toughest Conversations

RANCHO PALOS VERDES, California — Twitter is a largely public sharing platform that, as it's grown from within the U.S. to other parts of the world, has increasingly faced some very hard decisions about what, if anything, to hide from...Show More Summary

Ryan Seacrest: Hollywood Must Do More With Social Media

Using social media to build a stronger bond with TV and other entertainment audiences is already working, but Hollywood needs to do a lot more with it, Ryan Seacrest,  said at the Code Conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA. “I believe...Show More Summary

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