| Jan 23, 2014
| 2:39 PM
Google is bringing same-day delivery to the Southland in the first expansion of a test first launched by the Internet giant in the Bay Area.
For now, only Google employees in Santa Monica will be eligible for the trial run, though the company hopes to...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 5:27 PM
Google Inc. is wading into the morass of same-day delivery pilots and programs rapidly collecting in the Southland, competing with e-commerce giants such as Amazon.com Inc.
In the first expansion of a test it launched in the Bay Area in the spring,...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 4:11 PM
Pay-TV channels HBO, Showtime and Starz are blasting a much-ballyhooed study from a research firm that said all were losing subscribers to digital services such as Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime.
The study from NPD Group released Monday said pay-TV...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 1:31 PM
Netflix and other online subscription services have been logging gains even as people are canceling HBO, Showtime and other premium TV channels, according to a new report from researcher the NPD Group.
The number of U.S. households subscribing to a...
| Jan 19, 2014
There is no question that smartphone and tablet apps can improve your travel experience — whether it's for business or pleasure — by helping to inspire, plan, organize and save time and money. The travel apps below are either new, recently...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 8:00 AM
For decades, finding Spanish-language books in the U.S. was like tilting at windmills.
Booksellers stocked few titles in the language of Cervantes, and those they carried came at a hefty premium. A paperback copy of "Don Quijote" in the original Spanish...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 1:37 PM
The appeals court ruling Tuesday that rejected most of the Federal Communications Commission's "net neutrality" rules sent a fair number of Internet advocates into panic attacks. But the worst-case scenarios laid out in the media — consumers gouged,...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 12:27 PM
The process of making TV pilots every year may be a relic of the pre-Netflix era — but CBS isn't going to abandon it any time soon.
"Pilot season does work for us," CBS entertainment president Nina Tassler told reporters Wednesday morning at the...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 7:46 PM
A federal appeals court swept aside government regulations designed to ensure equal access to the Internet, raising the prospects of higher fees for consumers and more barriers for start-ups seeking to compete online.
The decision Tuesday could allow...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The 2014 winter-spring movie preview is a broad overview of films opening through late April. Release dates and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.
FOR THE RECORD:
Movie previews: A listing in the...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 12:01 PM
Adolf Hitler’s “Mein Kampf” has quietly become an e-book bestseller, climbing high on the charts of political books on Apple’s iTunes and Amazon’s Kindle, even as print sales of the 1925 anti-Semitic screed continue to...