| Jan 17, 2014
| 12:28 PM
Madonna and Beyonce appear to have their eyes locked on the Grammy stage.
The pop superstars are expected to be among the big surprise moments during next week’s ceremony, according to two sources with knowledge of the plans.
Late last year...
| Jan 19, 2014
There is no question that smartphone and tablet apps can improve your travel experience — whether it's for business or pleasure — by helping to inspire, plan, organize and save time and money. The travel apps below are either new, recently...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 5:55 PM
Apple Inc. agreed to refund customers $32.5 million to settle a complaint over mobile phone apps bought by children, prompting consumer advocates to call for a broader crackdown against deceptive practices by big wireless companies.
"This is a warning...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 11:01 AM
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced Wednesday that Apple had agreed to settle a complaint over in-app purchases by children.
Apple agreed to make changes to the way it notifies parents about such purchases as well as pay at least $32.5...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 12:01 PM
Adolf Hitler’s “Mein Kampf” has quietly become an e-book bestseller, climbing high on the charts of political books on Apple’s iTunes and Amazon’s Kindle, even as print sales of the 1925 anti-Semitic screed continue to...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 6:00 AM
In 2011, on his holiday album "Under the Mistletoe," Justin Bieber came on like Mariah Carey's kid nephew — a sort of pint-sized vocal prodigy — in a squeaky-clean duet with the singer on her "All I Want for Christmas Is You."
| Jan 11, 2014
| 12:04 PM
Pivot is pressing the record button again: Joseph Gordon-Levitt's "HitRecord on TV" will get a second season.
The network announced the news Saturday at the Television Critics Assn. press tour in Pasadena, one week before the eclectic series makes its...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 5:28 PM
Death is a common theme on television. We watch people get shot, stabbed, strangled, blown up and more with numbing regularity on a variety of fictional shows.
Real death, however, is another thing. It remains a taboo. We shy from it, we fear it, we...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 11:31 AM
People who listen to Pandora Media Inc.'s Internet radio service in the car will now hear advertisements as the company tries to add revenue from the automotive market.
The Oakland-based company said Monday that it is rolling out in-car advertising...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The record-industry score-keepers at Nielsen SoundScan recently confirmed something many music fans had probably already assumed: Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines" — the cheeky disco-funk jam with the controversial, nudity-enhanced video — was...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 10:19 AM
Score another one for Old Man Winter.
A day after the so-called polar vortex plunged much of the country into an ice-encrusted deep freeze, Billboard announced that the soundtrack to Disney's "Frozen" is at No. 1 on its new album chart.