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September 14, 1995
Mayor Richard Riordan will visit three Harbor-Gateway area businesses today to discuss with company officials the economic climate in Los Angeles as well as why they either moved to the city or stayed in it after planning to relocate elsewhere. Joined by Councilman Rudy Svorinich, the mayor will make stops at Americaware by Feltman-Langer, Standard Communications and Pacific Electricord.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 14, 1995
Mayor Richard Riordan will visit three Harbor-Gateway area businesses today to discuss with company officials the economic climate in Los Angeles as well as why they either moved to the city or stayed in it after planning to relocate elsewhere. Joined by Councilman Rudy Svorinich, the mayor will make stops at Americaware by Feltman-Langer, Standard Communications and Pacific Electricord.
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BUSINESS
January 30, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
U.S.-Vietnam TV Venture Planned: The $92-million project would broadcast local and international programs in Vietnam, the official Vietnam News reported. At least 25 channels would carry domestic and world news, entertainment programs and foreign-language courses in the cities of Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Danang and Can Tho, subject to government approval, the newspaper said. The joint venture includes Hoa Binh Ltd. of Vietnam and Satellite Microcable Corp. and Vina Pacific Corp.
BUSINESS
January 30, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
U.S.-Vietnam TV Venture Planned: The $92-million project would broadcast local and international programs in Vietnam, the official Vietnam News reported. At least 25 channels would carry domestic and world news, entertainment programs and foreign-language courses in the cities of Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Danang and Can Tho, subject to government approval, the newspaper said. The joint venture includes Hoa Binh Ltd. of Vietnam and Satellite Microcable Corp. and Vina Pacific Corp.
BUSINESS
January 13, 2000 | Greg Johnson
TBWA/Chiat/Day's Los Angeles office has been named the advertising agency of record for Industry Standard Communications Inc., a leading source for Internet and e-commerce information. The $10-million account includes marketing and branding for such properties as the Industry Standard magazine and TheStandard.com. During the last year, TBWA/Chiat/Day has won dot-com contracts valued at $315 million, including $145 million in contracts awarded to the agency's Los Angeles office.
NEWS
July 7, 1988 | Associated Press
Government troops briefly detained three U.S. soldiers who strayed off base in a military vehicle, U.S. officials said Wednesday. The pro-government newspaper Matutino said Panamanian forces detained the soldiers Tuesday for unspecified "suspicious" activities in Veracruz, a town on the Pacific 6 miles from the capital. The three soldiers were in uniform at the time of the incident. Mercedes Morris, a spokeswoman for U.S.
BUSINESS
August 19, 1999 | Reuters and Bloomberg News
Microsoft Corp. turned up the heat in its instant-messaging battle with America Online Inc., pledging to release MSN Messenger software code this month in a step toward establishing a widely accepted Internet standard. The decision was welcomed by the Internet Engineering Task Force, which has been working for two years to agree on a universal standard for the hugely popular way to communicate over the Internet.
BUSINESS
March 31, 1988 | Richard O'Reilly, Richard O'Reilly designs microcomputer applications for The Times
With a name like Better Working Eight-in-One and a price tag of $59.95, you might expect to see this program hustled on some late-night commercials, in between the ginzu knives and vegetable graters. Despite the awkward name and low, low price, this eight-function integrated program from Spinnaker Software for the IBM PC and compatible computers ought to take a place on dealers' shelves right alongside the big-name packages.
BUSINESS
August 19, 2009 | Hugo Martin
When Elliot Aleskow recently checked into the Montage Beverly Hills, the Maryland doctor got a room with what seemed to be typical hotel amenities: A bed, a flat-screen TV, curtains, an alarm clock, lamps and a remote control. But there was nothing typical about the room's built-in technology. Using the remote control and an on-screen television menu, Aleskow programmed the alarm clock to play his favorite music in the morning. He also opened the curtains and set the room temperature and lighting just the way he likes it -- all by pushing a few buttons on the remote.
BUSINESS
February 27, 1992 | RICHARD O'REILLY, RICHARD O'REILLY is director of computer analysis for The Times
With the advent of fax/data modems for personal computers that are priced under $150, it's reasonable to consider equipping your computer as a supplemental fax machine for your office. Neither a stand-alone fax machine, with its ease of use and flexibility, nor a computer fax system, offering superior clarity, is perfect for all uses. But one or the other will be ideal in any given situation, so it makes sense to have both.
BUSINESS
January 27, 1994 | RICHARD O'REILLY, RICHARD O'REILLY is director of computer analysis for The Times
A laptop computer is an auxiliary to a desktop computer for many people, and it can become an even better partner with the addition of a few accessories. CursorPower ($50, from North Shore Systems Inc. of Incline Village, Nev.; (702) 831-1108) does a great job of making the various cursor arrows and I-bars of Windows and OS/2 easily visible on a laptop computer's liquid crystal display screen.
BUSINESS
March 4, 1991 | E. PAGE BUCY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Conducting an electronic job search is no longer a pipe dream. While classified ads and printed resumes have not yet been rendered completely obsolete, there are now many high-tech ways to find and apply for high-tech job openings directly by computer. Employment listings in newspapers already routinely list electronic mail box numbers that allow applicants to send resumes by modem.
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