| Feb 2, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Viacom Inc.'s earnings fell 65% on lower advertising revenue. The company faces ratings challenges at its marquee Nickelodeon network....
| Jan 16, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Skype can be used to make voice and video calls over the Web using PCs, a number of TVs and Blu-Ray players, Facebook and via smartphone apps found on BlackBerrys, Androids, iPhones and iPads. Yet, despite Microsoft buying Skype at a price of $8.5-billion...
| Jan 1, 2012
Just before noon on a clear fall day, the Newman stage on the 20th Century Fox lot is alive with bright lights, hovering microphones and a full 105-piece orchestra. It's one of the final scoring sessions for "Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol,"...
| Jan 4, 2012
When it comes to sportswriting, I tend to subscribe to George Plimpton's small-ball theory: The smaller the ball, the better the writing about the sport. This has a lot to do with my own biases (I'm a baseball fan, not much interest in basketball or...
| Jan 8, 2012
Stealth wealth. Fashion gaming. Elsa Schiaparelli. Raf Simons. What else? Here's a list of stylish people, trends and ideas to pay attention to in 2012.
Surrealism. Opening May 10, the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute's exhibition...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 3:01 PM
A nightly dance party created as a last-minute diversion to entertain idle hordes waiting for a wildly popular attraction at Disney California Adventure has turned into an ever-evolving mainstay that might just become an accidental institution.
| Jan 20, 2012
| 1:22 PM
It was perhaps inevitable that Stephen Colbert -- fake conservative, cable TV personality, and the most famous Charlestonian since that guy from Hootie and the Blowfish -- would return to South Carolina to make a little mischief before the state's...
| Jan 30, 2012
For millions of Americans, bagged salads are a miracle food, the perfect mix of health and convenience.
Time-pressed cooks can rip open a bag and pour the leaves right into the bowl, reassured by the "triple-washed" label that some wondrous process has...
| Oct 2, 2011
During his two-hour morning bike ride, Eric Hartman doesn't pay much attention to his iPhone.
But the iPhone is paying attention to him.
As he traverses the 30-mile circuit around Seal Beach, Hartman's iPhone knows precisely where he is at every moment,...
| Jan 3, 2012
For children who aren't careful with them, many digital devices, from cellphones to video games, can lead to life-changing legal woes. Bullying, sexting, hacking, illegal downloading and cheating are just some of the ways the misuse of technology has...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 4:34 AM
The holidays are here, and we've got your weekend agenda. Check out these events, hand-picked by our editors. Christmas with recruits 2011 Stop by and …...