Posted In: Music, music streaming, spotify
Music streaming hasn’t turned out to be the big money maker Spotify hoped for. So now the question for Spotify is what else it could stream. Videos are a proven way to get people paying for content.
Posted In: homeless, los angeles, Skid Row, gentrification
Los Angeles has long steered its homeless population to a border area of downtown rarely seen except by those who work there and the homeless. Now redevelopment is pressing against Skid Row, and advocates are taking steps to secure homes for the homeless.
Posted In: Securities and Exchange Commission, Mary Jo White
With the Senate Banking Committee taking up the Mary Jo White nomination to head the SEC, at issue are possible conflicts White might have as a former attorney who defended financial institutions and executives against government prosecution.
Posted In: Taxes, wealthy
The recent federal tax increase on the top 1 percent of earners means some of the wealthiest Americans will pay taxes at the highest level since 1979. But the wealthy are also wealthier too -- and their money goes further.
Posted In: phones, telephone number, area code
The FCC may allow Internet phone providers to assign any area code regardless of the customer’s actual geographic location. Do area codes still matter? How has our relationship with area codes evolved?