April 17, 2017
Once known for casinos and brothels, Reno is now attracting corporations drawn by its low costs, lenient permitting rules and relative proximity to Silicon Valley. Other big corporations that have recently built data centers, factories and distribution centers at the industrial park include Apple Inc., Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and eBay Inc.
Feb. 17, 2017
"This time its AutoAlert, an Irvine, Calif.-based tech firm, that will relocate its headquarters to Kansas City, Missouri. The firm offers automotive software tools for management and communications.
With plans to create 300 area jobs in coming years, AutoAlert CEO Mike Dullea said, "Our company is raising the bar to bring high paying tech jobs right to the heart of Kansas City. "
Jan. 17, 2017
Reflecting the popularity of California’s revised film incentive program, location shoots in the Los Angeles area jumped 6.2 percent last year, led by record feature film production, an industry tracker said Tuesday.
Jan. 16, 2017
"High Times, the magazine that for decades has chronicled the culture and business of marijuana, is moving its operations from New York to Los Angeles, according to reports.
The passage of Proposition 64 in November, which legalized the recreational consumption of marijuana in California, would appear to be a factor in the move."
Oct. 20, 2016
The largest actors union in Hollywood officially called a strike early Friday morning against several prominent video game companies after the two sides failed to reach an agreement on an increase in compensation for performers who do voice-over and motion-capture work for popular games.