Max Palevsky dies

The Bev Hills philanthropist was one of early high-tech financiers, selling Scientific Data Systems to Xerox in 1969 for $1 billion, at the time (and even now) a stunning sum. Later, he helped fund a little start-up called Intel. Palevsky became just as prominent in art and liberal politics. He was 85. (LAT)

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Mark Lacter created the LA Biz Observed blog in 2006. He posted until the day before his death on Nov. 13, 2013.
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