June 15, 2016
For the second year in a row, California is the top state in the nation for film production. But the share of movies being shot in the Golden State fell from 21 percent in 2014 to 17 percent last year, a new study found.
April 19, 2016
Location filming in Los Angeles County jumped 11 percent in the first quarter of this year over last, thanks in part to a lineup of television shows including “Veep,” “Animal Kingdom,” “Rosewood” and “Twin Peaks,” an industry tracker said Tuesday.
This study deconstructs software in San Diego beyond the region’s software publishers and IT firms, and displays how the technology is changing the landscape of all types of innovation in San Diego.
April 15, 2016
Essentially we may be witnessing two parallel, and notionally conflicting developments, notes analyst Mark Schill of the Praxis Strategy Group. There are clearly a series of regions, as identified by the report, that have achieved critical mass in software and across many other tech fields. Yet at the same time, the most rapid growth is taking place largely in non-traditional tech hubs, including places like Salt Lake City, San Antonio, and Phoenix, all seeing rapid growth in tech jobs as well as a growing concentration.
Feb. 10, 2016
The economy and job market in Silicon Valley chalked up an "astounding" year in 2015, but the region's boom cooled in the final three months as the stock markets weakened, according to a new Silicon Valley Index report released Wednesday. . . However, this year's report arrived with some hazards in tow. The 2016 Silicon Valley Index warned of a shrinking middle class, fewer jobs available at mid-level wages, rising housing costs and worsening transportation. These problems, the study warned, could imperil the boom.