| Jun 3, 2013
| 2:24 PM
"As everybody knows," sings Charles Dickens, "I started writing prose."
Under the 19th-century facial hair is English actor and musician Mathew Baynton. He presents the life and works of Charles Dickens in a three-minute pop song that sounds like it...
| May 28, 2013
| 10:30 AM
BuzzFeed is doubling down on video, building an L.A.-based "social video" studio designed to create news and entertainment content exclusively for YouTube and entering into pact with news cabler CNN.
The content will appear on CNN.com, BuzzFeed.com and...
| May 20, 2013
| 2:07 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo is buying online blogging forum Tumblr for $1.1 billion as CEO Marissa Mayer tries to rejuvenate an Internet pioneer that had fallen behind the times.
The deal announced Monday is Mayer's boldest move since she left...
| May 21, 2013
When Google went public in 2004 for $85 a share, I wrote a column questioning such a high valuation for a company built on a math equation. Wasn't it inevitable that someone would come along with a better search algorithm?
Google closed Monday at $908....
| May 21, 2013
| 3:00 PM
The next version of Apple's iOS will reportedly include Flickr and Vimeo integration, making it easier for users to share content they create with the two social networks.
Apple news website 9to5Mac reported Tuesday that iOS 7, which the Cupertino...
| May 21, 2013
| 1:15 PM
As Tobias Funke, "Arrested Development's" doctor-turned-actor, David Cross has suffered many indignities, from wearing a ridiculous mustache in every episode to being turned completely blue. But to promote the imminent release of new "AD" episodes on...
| May 16, 2013
| 2:49 PM
"Smash, Smash, SmAAaash!!!"
Those words made "Kai the hatchet-wielding hitchhiker a viral sensation. That was his description of how he swung a blow for justice in Fresno to stop a large driver who allegedly ran over and attacked a PG&E employee....
| May 8, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Empowered: Online education company offering professional certificates and career counseling for adults transitioning into new
careers. Created with Silicon Valley entrepreneur Steve Poizner, the Sherry Lansing Foundation, and UCLA
| Oct 3, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Mistakes: They're what kids — even the famous ones — do.
When Justin Bieber rolled into Staples Center Tuesday night for the first of two shows, the Internet was still buzzing with video of his performance at Glendale, Ariz. For those who...
| Aug 1, 2012
Parents stunned by the recent shootings at a Colorado movie theater are no doubt newly determined to protect their children from escalating media violence.
But experts warn that the challenges are increasingly formidable.
"As parents we have less and...
| May 12, 2012
| 1:04 PM
Teens learn on YouTube to make the "bombs" with a few cheap, household items, then travel in groups late at night — eager to hear the boom, laugh with friends and gauge whatever damage they've wrought.
According to Lt. Carlton Saunders of Howard...