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June 9, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Spielberg in Deal With Knowledge Adventure: Director and producer Steven Spielberg signed an agreement to develop educational software with multimedia publisher Knowledge Adventure. He will also make an equity investment in the La Crescenta-based firm. Plans call for Spielberg to develop original titles using Knowledge Adventure's technology.
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February 28, 1995 | STEVE RYFLE
A company backed by movie mogul Steven Spielberg that produces high-tech educational software for kids is interested in moving to Glendale and is asking the city's redevelopment agency for a $60,000 subsidy. City officials said Knowledge Adventure, a La Crescenta-based company known for producing "edutainment" CD-ROM programs, would be one of the first new companies to move into the fledgling San Fernando Road redevelopment project area.
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June 13, 1994 | AMY HARMON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Nearly every week at Knowledge Adventure's nondescript headquarters in La Crescenta, the company's chairman and founder, Bill Gross, watches as a group of children compare his latest experiments in interactive educational software--"Bug Adventure," say, or "The Discoverers"--to video games like "Streetfighter II." And nearly every week, he says, they like the video games better.
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June 13, 1994 | AMY HARMON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Nearly every week at Knowledge Adventure's nondescript headquarters in La Crescenta, the company's chairman and founder, Bill Gross, watches as a group of children compare his latest experiments in interactive educational software--"Bug Adventure," say, or "The Discoverers"--to video games like "Streetfighter II." And nearly every week, he says, they like the video games better.
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June 8, 1994 | AMY HARMON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
If the annual Digital World conference at the Los Angeles Convention Center has been oddly free of friction this year, that may change today, when Clinton Brooks of the National Security Agency meets civil libertarian and cyberspace legend Philip Zimmerman, author of a notorious data encryption program called Pretty Good Privacy, on a panel titled "Privacy in the Digital World."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 28, 1995 | STEVE RYFLE
A company backed by movie mogul Steven Spielberg that produces high-tech educational software for kids is interested in moving to Glendale and is asking the city's redevelopment agency for a $60,000 subsidy. City officials said Knowledge Adventure, a La Crescenta-based company known for producing "edutainment" CD-ROM programs, would be one of the first new companies to move into the fledgling San Fernando Road redevelopment project area.
BUSINESS
June 9, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Spielberg in Deal With Knowledge Adventure: Director and producer Steven Spielberg signed an agreement to develop educational software with multimedia publisher Knowledge Adventure. He will also make an equity investment in the La Crescenta-based firm. Plans call for Spielberg to develop original titles using Knowledge Adventure's technology.
BUSINESS
June 8, 1994 | AMY HARMON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
If the annual Digital World conference at the Los Angeles Convention Center has been oddly free of friction this year, that may change today, when Clinton Brooks of the National Security Agency meets civil libertarian and cyberspace legend Philip Zimmerman, author of a notorious data encryption program called Pretty Good Privacy, on a panel titled "Privacy in the Digital World."
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