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  1. A growing holiday pastime: returning those unwanted giftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    Last year, $284 billion worth of merchandise was returned in the U.S., according to the Retail Equation. That's up 6.2% from $267 billion in 2013.

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  2. Flywheel's smartphone taxi meter, TaxiOS, gets green light in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    Flywheel, the company on a mission to help taxis better compete with on-demand transportation companies such as Uber and Lyft, may be a step closer to reaching its goal after the California Division of Measurement Standards approved its smartphone taxi meter, TaxiOS, for statewide use. The mobile app runs on the driver's Android smartphone, replaces traditional taxi meters and acts as a payment system, a navigation system and a dispatch system.

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  3. Angels sign corner outfielder Daniel Nava to one-year, $1.375-million contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    The Angels signed Daniel Nava to a one-year, $1.375-million contract on Wednesday, giving them a veteran corner outfielder who can come off the bench or a possible left-field platoon partner with Craig Gentry . The switch-hitting Nava, who turns 33 in February, has a career .281 average and .377 on-base percentage from the left side in parts of five seasons with the Boston Red Sox and Tampa Bay Rays .

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  4. Taxis get a tech update to compete with Uber and LyftRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    Flywheel, the Redwood City, Calif., technology company that works with the taxi industry, announced Thursday it will begin piloting in San Francisco an all-in-one GPS-based smartphone taxi meter, which will replace existing technology in participating taxis. TaxiOS will work on Android phones and replace meters, payment systems, navigation and dispatch technologies with a single app.

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  5. Oracle skids after earnings fall short of analyst estimatesRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    Shares of Oracle are slumping aftermarket trading after the software maker's fourth-quarter results fell short of Wall Street estimates. Oracle said the stronger U.S. dollar continued to hurt its results.

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  6. California's commercial drone industry is taking offRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    "What we do is more like a smartphone with wings rather than a pilot and a plane," says Chris Anderson, CEO of drone maker 3D Robotics in Berkeley. "What we do is more like a smartphone with wings rather than a pilot and a plane," says Chris Anderson, CEO of drone maker 3D Robotics in Berkeley.

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