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Even plumbers need software: How Glendale's ServiceTitan became a billion-dollar start-up

Even plumbers need software: How Glendale's ServiceTitan became a billion-dollar start-up
  • Even plumbers need software: How Glendale's ServiceTitan became a billion-dollar start-up FWC: Even plumbers need software: How Glendale’s ServiceTitan became a billion-dollar start-up

    After landing their first major round of investment in 2015, the co-founders of one of L.A.’s fastest-growing start-ups had to make a major decision. They were flush with cash. It was time to start hiring more employees. But where should they go? “Some people were asking if we could move to Santa…

  • Watch Pond Cover Madonna’s “Ray of Light” FWC: Watch Pond Cover Madonna’s “Ray of Light”

    The Australian rock band played their rendition of Madge’s 1998 hit for Triple J

  • Stephen Malkmus unveils new electronic album Groove Denied: Stream FWC: Stephen Malkmus unveils new electronic album Groove Denied: Stream

    Stephen Malkmus has revealed his new album, Denied Groove. It’s available to stream in full below. His first solo effort nearly two decades, Groove Denied finds Malkmus straying from the indie rock-oriented edge of his acclaimed 2018 album, Sparkle Hard. Rather than guitars at the forefront, the Pavement frontman incorporated keyboard arrangements and other electronic instruments. (Read: Top 20 Rock ‘n’ Roll Solo Albums)…

  • Allow teenagers to protect themselves from their anti-vaxx parents FWC: Allow teenagers to protect themselves from their anti-vaxx parents

    California law gives teenagers the legal right to consent to abortions, obtain birth control, get tested for HIV or vaccinated for sexually transmitted diseases, even if their parents object. Should they also have the right to seek out immunization for other serious and potentially deadly diseases…

  • Song of the Week: Cage the Elephant Break Down Tragedy on “House of Glass” FWC: Song of the Week: Cage the Elephant Break Down Tragedy on “House of Glass”

    Each week we break down our favorite song, highlight our honorable mentions, and wrap them all up with other staff recommendations into a New Sounds playlist just for you. Be sure to subscribe here. Tragedy can lead us down paths we wouldn’t have normally explored without its influence. Lead singer Matt Schultz’s recent divorce added instability in the recording studio, but…

  • Pac-12 men's basketball tournament: Colorado beats Oregon State 73-58 in quarterfinals; Oregon locks down Utah in 66-54 win FWC: Pac-12 men’s basketball tournament: Colorado beats Oregon State 73-58 in quarterfinals; Oregon locks down Utah in 66-54 win

    McKinley Wright IV scored 17 points and Colorado blew most of a 21-point lead before knocking off Oregon State 73-58 Thursday in the Pac-12 quarterfinals. The fifth-seeded Buffaloes (21-11) dominated early, racing out to a 21-point lead in the first half. Colorado bogged down when Oregon State…

  • Album of the Week: Karen O and Danger Mouse Radiate Warmth and Mystery on the Vibrant Lux Prima FWC: Album of the Week: Karen O and Danger Mouse Radiate Warmth and Mystery on the Vibrant Lux Prima

    The Lowdown: We are secretly living in an age of great drummers, and Danger Mouse is one of those greats. If the man born Brian Burton had been born a few decades earlier, perhaps he’d be remembered like Max Roach: Beloved by those of us who love drummers, unknown to the normal and sane. But Danger Mouse had the good…

  • The West is pushing back against China. It's working FWC: The West is pushing back against China. It’s working

    The last year has not been kind to the men in Beijing. After years of seeing power drain to the East, the West is striking back. At the fore is U.S. pressure on China to modify its practice of protectionist trade policy and industrial espionage. The Trump administration has given notice that China…