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  • Why box-office surprises are becoming more common

    Why box-office surprises are becoming more common
    The numbers said "Kick-Ass 2" was going to do just that. Before its theatrical release, audience tracking surveys estimated the superhero action-comedy could gross as much as $25 million its opening weekend. Instead, the sequel took in only $13...
  • Landlords make a play for rapidly expanding tech tenants

     Landlords make a play for rapidly expanding tech tenants
    Los Angeles may not have the biggest collection of technology businesses in the country, but it does have some of the coolest ones and they are expanding quickly. The region's deeply rooted entertainment industry is wielding new technology to create...
  • Wacky viral video: Bill Gates as Austin Powers, Ballmer as Dr. Evil

    Wacky viral video: Bill Gates as Austin Powers, Ballmer as Dr. Evil
    Oh, behave, Microsoft. As the tech giant looks for a new chief executive to regain some mojo, a super-weird video of current CEO Steve Ballmer and previous CEO Bill Gates dressed up as characters from the Austin Powers movies is circulating on the...
  • Kathleen Sebelius defends Obamacare on 'Daily Show with Jon Stewart'

    When the first thing Jon Stewart brought up was the technical problems that have bedeviled the rollout of Obamacare, Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius should have known the interview wasn't going to be a walk in the park. Sebelius...
  • Video game maker looks forward to its own sequel

    Video game maker looks forward to its own sequel
    Activision Blizzard Inc. is one of the world's largest publishers of video games. The Santa Monica company produces games that are used on PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360, personal computers, mobile phones and other hand-held devices. Two of its most...
  • Oil price gaming allegations may get another look

    Oil price gaming allegations may get another look
    SACRAMENTO — California drivers have suffered through dozens of unexpected gasoline-price spikes over the last decade, and just about every incident has spurred allegations of market manipulation and politicians' demands for investigations. But...
  • Twitter makes public its secret IPO filing

    Twitter makes public its secret IPO filing
    SAN FRANCISCO — As Twitter Inc. opened itself up to public scrutiny for the first time, it did not limit itself to 140 characters — not even to 140 pages. Twitter on Thursday made public 240 pages of documents it filed secretly over the...
  • Cable One's fight with Turner Broadcasting: Inside program packaging

    Cable One's fight with Turner Broadcasting: Inside program packaging
    A dispute between Time Warner's Turner Broadcasting unit and a small cable operator has turned particularly nasty and is shining a brighter light on how programmers package their channels for sale to distributors. Cable One, which has 730,000...
  • Data, credit card numbers for 2.9 million Adobe users stolen

    Data, credit card numbers for 2.9 million Adobe users stolen
    Adobe announced Thursday that it was the victim of a hack and that personal data for 2.9 million users were stolen. The software company, known for Photoshop and other programs, said cyber attackers were able to access user information, including...
  • Despite early struggles, Microsoft pushes ahead with Surface tablets

    Despite early struggles, Microsoft pushes ahead with Surface tablets
    Microsoft had a rough go with the first generation of its Surface tablets, but the company hasn't let those early struggles deter its mission to compete in the tablet market. The first set of Surface tablets -- the RT and the Pro -- was slow to sell, so...
  • Amazon orders three more TV pilots to beef up its Prime Instant Video

    Amazon orders three more TV pilots to beef up its Prime Instant Video
    Amazon Studios has put into production three comedy pilots as the online retail giant deepens its investment in original content for its Prime Instant Video streaming service. The studio struck deals with several established Hollywood writers and...