| Feb 7, 2013
*** (out of four)
For anyone who struggles to focus their attention on a movie—that should include all 23 people who saw Al Pacino in last week's embarrassing “Stand Up Guys”—“Side Effects” is just what the doctor...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 5:30 AM
What would you rather do, talk to your friends on Twitter, or do homework? Trick question. Those are now the same thing, thanks to Newberry College in South Carolina, which is offering Social Media as a major for incoming students. And, with the blazing...
| May 10, 2013
| 4:30 PM
| Apr 25, 2013
| 6:26 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — When Apple launched its iTunes music store a decade ago amid the ashes of Napster, the music industry — reeling from the effects of online piracy — was anxious to see how the new music service would shake out.
| Apr 30, 2012
| 4:26 PM
You know the old saying, "Even a stopped clock is right twice a day." Not in Hollywood. The city's $86,000 electronic clocks on the water tower at I-95 and Sheridan Street are completely kaput again, the latest in a never-ending......
| Mar 13, 2012
| 8:37 AM
When speaking to the tech-savvy attendees of South by Southwest Interactive, it doesn't hurt to lead with a Web reference -- even if you're the former vice president.
"Our democracy has been hacked," said Al Gore. "It no longer works, in the main, to...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 2:42 PM
AUSTIN, TEXAS -- Streaming services have replaced downloads as the trendy new way to access recorded music, and, as usual, huge questions center on who in the recording industry will get paid and how much, if anything.
The record labels, especially the...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 1:02 PM
Can't win 'em all, can you?
The highs were pretty high in the tech world in 2011, as new gadgets, updates and advances delighted the masses. I mean, Facebook made a change that most people (so far) seemed to actually like. What are the odds?
| Jan 5, 2012
| 1:31 PM
The times they are a-changin'. For the first time in history, digital music sales topped the physical sale of music.
According to a Nielsen and Billboard report, digital music purchases accounted for 50.3% of music sales in 2011. Digital sales were up 8....
| May 23, 2012
| 10:09 AM
Facebook is into file-sharing, don't ask me how -- i just figured out what "poking" is all about. And don't worry, I won't poke ya!
Anyway, this is Facebook's response to what it describes as the most requested feature for groups. You can upload files of...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 9:14 AM
In honor of Etta James, who lost her battle with leukemia this morning at age 73, I wanted to post one of my favorite covers of "At Last." Yes, James' version was a cover, too, but she made the song. Back when Napster was my primary means of finding...