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Rich DeMuro


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Past articles by Rich:

Curbivore puts gig economy tech on display

At a yearly event called Curbivore, innovation in the gig economy is on display. “If you’ve ever walked a curb, sat on a curb, dined on a curb seen a little delivery robot on a curb this is the conference for you if you care about any of that,” explained Harry Campbell, known as The […] → Read More

Spring break travel like a pro with these apps

Laying on the beach is the easy part, but planning travel can be stressful and sometimes, we can be indecisive. Here are some of the tools that can help! PackPoint I checked out a bunch of packing apps, but PackPoint is simple and easy to use. It does just what you think: helps you create […] → Read More

Artists say AI generated artwork is unethical

There has been an explosion of software that uses AI to generate artwork on the fly. Now, working artists say these systems are unethical because they trained using artists work, and without their permission. I met up with Greg Hopwood, a well-known Hollywood costume concept artist. “Aggressive amounts of creativity,” go into his job, he […] → Read More

Startup pays you to wash other people’s dirty laundry

Laundry day isn’t necessarily at the top of many people’s to-do lists, but what if you were paid for it? That’s the idea behind a startup called SudShare. It’s sort of like Uber for laundry. Once you sign up, you agree to wash other people’s dirty laundry in your own home. You pick up, wash, […] → Read More

A week with Bing’s new AI enhanced search bot

By now you’re probably familiar with AI search like ChatGPT, but Microsoft and Google are also ready to unveil their own AI enhanced search engines. Google’s is called Bard and the company says it will be ready for public preview soon. Microsoft calls theirs the “new Bing” and while there’s a waitlist to get in, […] → Read More

Forget clipart! These websites generate AI art instantly

Forget about searching through clipart or Google Images, there is a whole new crop of websites that can generate exactly the image you need in seconds just by typing in a few keywords! It’s all thanks to Artificial Intelligence – these websites have been “taught” how to make art by looking at the attributes of […] → Read More

I took a ride in Waymo’s self driving taxi: here’s how it went

Imagine getting into a rideshare car and there’s no driver in the front seat. It’s a reality right now on the streets of San Francisco and Phoenix where Waymo currently operates a fleet of fully autonomous taxis. The company, which was spun out of Google, says the service is coming soon to Los Angeles. To […] → Read More

I took a ride in UPS’s first all electric semi truck

UPS has taken delivery of it’s first all-electric semi truck, the eCascadia Freightliner. It’s now in operation at the company’s Compton facility. It might not be a Tesla, but according to 30+ year driver Sal Larios, it sure drives like one. “[There’s] no radiator water, none of that stuff anymore,” said Larios, one of a […] → Read More

True App takes on Facebook, promises no ads or tracking

People talk about being sick of Twitter and Facebook all the time, but really, what’s the alternative? A new app called True might just be what some users are looking for. It’s a slick looking app that lets you connect with friends, family, and groups but with no ads, no tracking, and no fees. It […] → Read More

Rich On Tech: Try these smartphone tricks

The best part about having a smartphone is that it continues to get better, either through software updates or by discovering new features you didn’t know existed. Here’s a few tips and tricks to get you on your way to being a power user! → Read More

Amazon Smile charity program ending in February

Amazon is shutting down its charity program called Amazon Smile. The program would donate a small percentage of sales to various charity organizations, including churches and schools. Shoppers could choose where they wanted their donations directed and it didn’t cost them anything extra. According to the Amazon Smile website, the program donated over 400 million […] → Read More

Best journaling apps to get you writing in 2023

The new year is a great time to start journaling. There’s no need for pen and paper – these apps can get you started on a daily routine that will help you reflect on your life, mood and gratitude. Clearful “The new year is a fantastic time for journaling as you can take stock of […] → Read More

A robot is serving up cookie shots in Las Vegas

There’s something unique cooking at the recently opened Dominique Ansel bakery inside Caesars Palace Las Vegas. Ansel is best known for inventing the cronut, now he’s diving into cutting edge tech to serve up his signature Cookie Shot. “If you look at just the sheer sales numbers, they have gone up through the roof,” said […] → Read More

Here’s why SoFi Stadium is ditching metal detectors

The next time you go to a major event, don’t be surprised if it’s missing the metal detectors. We met up with George at SoFi Stadium, one of a growing number of major venues ditching traditional forms of security screening for new artificial intelligence-based solutions. → Read More

People are earning up to $2500 a month “Airtasking”

Looking to boost your cash flow, especially around the holidays? A website called Airtasker might be able to help. The site, which has been operating in Australia for the past decade, is now making its way to the states, and that means it’s filled with lots of opportunities to make extra cash. “The coolest thing […] → Read More

Look behind the scenes of KTLA’s new set

It’s the setting of every KTLA newscast and now it’s brand new! “We wanted a set that would better reflect Southern California,” explained Scott Altus, director of Creative Services at KTLA 5. KTLA has a new studio that’s light, bright, cutting edge and distinctively SoCal. “We wanted to give you the best possible environment to […] → Read More

Wipe personal info from Google with this new tool

A quick online search can reveal personal details on just about anyone. “It’s just so much easier to find on the internet and it is a huge invasion of privacy,” started Hayley Kaplan, a cyber security expert. Now, a new tool from Google aims to help. It’s called Results About You and it makes it […] → Read More

ClipperVision debuts with 6 ways to stream the game

Starting this season, there are multiple ways to catch a Clippers game. On TV, you’ve got Bally Sports SoCal and KTLA. And now, there’s ClipperVision, a brand-new way to watch on a phone, tablet, computer and more. “It will be great watching our games on KTLA, watching our games on cable, but at the end […] → Read More

I tried Taco Bell’s new plant-based Carne Asada

Taco Bell is trying out a new option for menu items: plant-based carne asada steak. The company teamed up with Beyond Meat to create Beyond Carne Asada, which is now being tested for a limited time. Taco Bell and Beyond Meat invited me to a special taste test at Beyond’s sprawling new headquarters near LAX. […] → Read More

What to know about iPhone 14, which is now on sale

The iPhone 14 is now on sale. There are two models to choose from: iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro. Each model comes in two sizes, medium and large. We visited the beautiful Apple Tower Theater store in Downtown Los Angeles to see what’s new. While the iPhone 14 offers incremental improvements over the 13, […] → Read More