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  • Beatport plugs electronic dance music into its own awards

    Beatport plugs electronic dance music into its own awards
    The Grammys are conflicted about electronic dance music, and Beatport sees an opening. In 2012, the Recording Academy nominated dubstep producer Skrillex for new artist, but its Grammy "Tribute to EDM" was a strange melange of DJs performing mash-ups...
  • Long Beach passes even stricter e-cigarette rules than L.A.

    Long Beach passes even stricter e-cigarette rules than L.A.
    Long Beach approved strict rules on the use of electronic cigarettes in public spaces late Tuesday, tougher regulations than were adopted hours earlier by the Los Angeles City Council. The restrictions, adopted on a 9-0 vote, mean Los Angeles County&...
  • Disney and Dish have industry buzzing. HBO's 'Game of Thrones' rap.

    Disney and Dish have industry buzzing. HBO's 'Game of Thrones' rap.
    After the coffee. Before panicking over electronic cigarettes.  The Skinny: As a former smoker, I am enjoying watching cities and health officials panic over the growing use of electronic cigarettes. Are they cigarettes? Are they dangerous? What are...
  • Debate over new e-cigarette restrictions gets personal at L.A. City Hall

    Debate over new e-cigarette restrictions gets personal at L.A. City Hall
    Frustrated by the lack of federal data on electronic cigarettes, the debate among Los Angeles City Council members Tuesday over whether to restrict their use quickly turned personal. Members of the council -- which ultimately voted to treat e-cigarettes...
  • RadioShack posts 8th straight quarterly loss, may close 1,100 stores

    RadioShack posts 8th straight quarterly loss, may close 1,100 stores
    RadioShack Corp., the struggling electronics retailer, on Tuesday said it might close 1,100 stores — about a fifth of all its outlets — after it reported its eighth straight quarterly loss. The Forth Worth company said it had a net loss of...
  • Stocks surge to new highs as Ukraine worries ease

    Stocks surge to new highs as Ukraine worries ease
    Stocks surged Tuesday as traders celebrated reports of a softening of tension in Ukraine. The three major indexes were in positive territory, with the S&P 500 trading at a record high. The Dow Jones industrial average jumped 192 points, or 1.2%, to 16,...
  • RadioShack to close up to 1,100 'underperforming' stores

    RadioShack to close up to 1,100 'underperforming' stores
    Beleaguered electronics retailer RadioShack Corp. reported its fourth-quarter store sales were down 19% compared to last year and that it would close up to 1,100 underperforming stores, the Fort Worth company said Tuesday. "Our fourth-quarter...
  • For Samsung, Ellen DeGeneres' Oscars selfie is a triumph

    For Samsung, Ellen DeGeneres' Oscars selfie is a triumph
    SAN FRANCISCO — Samsung Electronics Co. struck social media gold when Oscars host Ellen DeGeneres used one of its smartphones to take what has now become the world's most famous selfie. DeGeneres never mentioned Samsung, a major Academy Awards...
  • Review: Eve Beglarian's 'River Project' beguiles at Meng Hall

     Review: Eve Beglarian's 'River Project' beguiles at Meng Hall
    Once the automobile industry began incorporating GPS functions on the same console as a car's sound system, our pleasure in navigating by song, something that goes back to the troubadours of Middle Ages, became endangered. Your dashboard may lead to the...
  • Letters: Judging a course by its title

    Re "Can't tell a course by its title," Opinion, Feb. 24 Rob Stephenson is right about course titles that may not convey exactly what a student learned. A subtitle would make "Street-Fighting Mathematics," a class he cites that I teach at MIT, more...
  • Probation officials concede failures in GPS tracking of felons

    Probation officials concede failures in GPS tracking of felons
    Los Angeles County probation officials Tuesday conceded widespread failures in their electronic monitoring of felons, in which probation deputies were deluged with meaningless alerts while offenders went untracked for days and weeks at a time. "This...