Rachel Uranga covers the intersection of business, technology and culture at dot.LA. She is a former Mexico-based market correspondent at Reuters and has worked for several Southern California news outlets, including the Los Angeles Business Journal and the Los Angeles Daily News. She has covered everything from IPOs to immigration. Uranga is a graduate of the Columbia School of Journalism and California State University Northridge. A Los Angeles native, she lives with her husband, son and their felines.
In the 1970s, the first brain computer interface devices were developed at UCLA. Decades later researchers, scientists, engineers and neurosurgeons are working on devices that can enhance mood and memory and has the potential to radically change how we live. Commercial development of their work is on the horizon and the lessons they are learning […]
Prescription discount GoodRx made a splash with its Wall Street debut last month. Co-founded by former Facebook executive Doug Hirsch in 2011, the Santa Monica company has become one of the most popular downloaded medical apps by providing transparency into an often murky industry. GoodRx stands apart from recent technology IPOS for its steady profit […]