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  • Top 5 tech acquisitions of 2014 so far

    Top 5 tech acquisitions of 2014 so far
    Tech companies have not been shy about spending big bucks on up-and-coming startups in 2014. Facebook in particular has already doled out more than $20 billion in some big-name acquisitions. Google has also had a few transactions, buying two startups...
  • Miley Cyrus' dog dies; singer mourns on Twitter as #RIPFLoyd trends

    Miley Cyrus' dog dies; singer mourns on Twitter as #RIPFLoyd trends
    Miley Cyrus' dog Floyd has died, and the singer mourned her loss publicly Tuesday night on Twitter. Her plaintive tweets were peppered with broken-heart and sad-kitty emojis, and by Wednesday the hashtag #RIPFloyd was trending on the site in the U.S....
  • Nicole Polizzi having baby No. 2, 'pregnancy venting' over leak

    Nicole Polizzi having baby No. 2, 'pregnancy venting' over leak
    It'll be another bambino or bambina for Nicole Polizzi: Snooki has announced she's pregnant with her second child. And guess what: She's a grown woman who will go into "momma bear" mode to protect her family. "Jionni and I are so excited to confirm...
  • James Franco 'embarrassed' by 'bad judgment' in exchange with teen

    James Franco 'embarrassed' by 'bad judgment' in exchange with teen
    On Thursday, James Franco was looking like a creepy old guy or a PR maestro for his leaked social-media come-on to a 17-year-old Scottish tourist. Come Friday, Franco was just looking embarrassed.  The 35-year-old actor appeared on "Live! With Kelly and...
  • Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, Henry Cavill broke up, but the paparazzi stayed

    Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, Henry Cavill broke up, but the paparazzi stayed
    Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting learned it the hard way: Once you've dated Superman, you can never go back. At least as far as the paparazzi are concerned.  We're referring to the effects of "The Big Bang Theory" star's 10-day "relationship" last summer with Henry...
  • Silicon Valley satire nails the culture, geeks say

    Silicon Valley satire nails the culture, geeks say
    REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — Silicon Valley, with its influence and economic clout soaring to all-time highs, is having its pop culture moment. But the stream of movies, books, even a reality TV show spotlighting nerdy start-up culture have all been...
  • For aspiring actor, the dream is always at Hollywood and pine

    For aspiring actor, the dream is always at Hollywood and pine
    One day, David Harwell's car will come. An industry bigwig will drive by the corner of La Cienega and 3rd. He'll be discovered. He'll live his Hollywood dream. Harwell feels it in his bones as he moonwalks in front of a mini-mall. He knows it as...
  • ‘Divergent’ director Neil Burger: Tris Prior’s tale is a hero myth

     
    Tris Prior may be arriving on the big screen after Katniss Everdeen of “The Hunger Games,” Clary Fray of “The […]...
  • Mick Jagger pays tribute to L'Wren Scott: 'I will never forget her'

    Mick Jagger pays tribute to L'Wren Scott: 'I will never forget her'
    Mick Jagger is speaking out after the death of L'Wren Scott, the famed fashion designer he was romantically linked with for 13 years who was found dead of an apparent suicide Monday. The Rolling Stones rocker, 70, posted a black-and-white tribute...
  • Jimmy Kimmel mocks L.A. news anchors' on-air earthquake reactions

    Jimmy Kimmel mocks L.A. news anchors' on-air earthquake reactions
    To be a TV news anchor in L.A. is to be under constant threat of being mocked on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" -- most famously for how the anchors cover wind and light rain as apocalyptic breaking news events. So when a 4.4-magnitude quake struck during the...
  • Viacom and Google settle massive copyright lawsuit

    Viacom and Google settle massive copyright lawsuit
    A legal case originally billed as a $1-billion clash between old and new media titans -- Viacom Inc. and Google Inc. -- has ended in a settlement. The two companies on Tuesday said they had concluded their long-running Viacom vs. YouTube copyright...