| Jan 9, 2014
| 7:52 AM
Costa Mesa hotels will have to pay a fine if they attract an "excessive" amount of police attention under a new law aimed at properties run by what one City Council member referred to as "slumlords."
Under the ordinance approved Tuesday, motels and...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 12:00 PM
The long-anticipated Beats Music service, from veteran music executive Jimmy Iovine and rapper Dr. Dre, is on the launch pad, with AT&T touting a new family plan.
Beats Music, set to launch on Jan. 21, will vie with Pandora, Spotify and Apple's iTunes...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 1:17 PM
The fast-growing music streaming service Spotify has introduced it first free, ad-supported service for smartphones and tablets, the Swedish company said Wednesday. The digital music firm also said it has launched in 20 new global markets, meaning it's...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Advertisers are projected to spend about $5.6 billion on YouTube this year, a 51% jump over 2012 levels, according to a new analysis from researcher EMarketer.
YouTube's corporate parent, Google Inc., doesn't report revenues for the site. Instead, it...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 5:00 AM
MTV may not play a lot of music on its network anymore, buy it is bringing music to your smartphone.
After success with an app that curated content from its roster of shows, the network has rolled out an app that will connect users with musicians -- and...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 11:35 AM
It looks as though the introduction of Apple Inc.'s new streaming music service hasn't thrown Pandora Media Inc.'s rhythm off.
Oakland-based Pandora said people spent 1.47 billion hours listening to its Internet radio offering in October, an increase of...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 9:22 AM
Time Warner Inc. said its profit grew by 44% in the third quarter while revenue remained flat.
The media giant, whose holdings include Warner Bros., HBO and Turner Broadcasting, posted profit of $1.18 billion thanks to its cable unit as well as...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 6:30 AM
There's a new way to get movies, TV shows, music and audiobooks for free on the Internet. And no, it's not piracy -- it's through public libraries.
Hoopla Digital, a Netflix-like service for library card holders, on Wednesday announced agreements with ...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 7:00 AM
When the time comes to upgrade your ride, make it something special with extras and options custom-tailored for the singular demands of Valley driving. The cool features in today’s cars optimize long hours behind the wheel, making driving safer,...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 2:54 PM
Internet radio company Pandora Media Inc. reported third-quarter sales that exceeded analysts' expectations as mobile advertising grew by more than half. But the company swung to a net loss as it spent more on marketing, sales and product development. ...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 1:13 PM
Pandora has added a new alarm clock feature to the Apple iOS version of its mobile app to give users another reason to keep using its app and not Apple's iTunes Radio.
For the last few years, Pandora has been the unquestioned king of Internet radio, but...