| Oct 30, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Hollywood's famed Capitol Records building flickered like a disco ball Tuesday night as Arcade Fire serenaded their fans with a free concert in support of the band's new album "Reflektor," which arrived earlier in the day.
"We're the Reflektors," the...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Justin Bass is a big Los Angeles Dodgers fan, but for nearly four weeks he has been shut out of the action.
The continuing contract dispute between television giants CBS Corp. and Time Warner Cable Inc. has blacked out the CBS-owned KCBS Channel 2 and...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Time Warner Cable shares rose more than 8% Friday after reports that Charter Communications -- in association with John Malone's Liberty Media -- is seeking financing to acquire the bigger operator.
Charter has met with Bank of America, Barclays and...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Intel wants to sell its over-the-top pay TV service for $500 million, while Verizon -- one of the potential buyers -- has been discussing Internet distribution rights with programmers, Bloomberg reported.
Intel, after spending more than two years...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:18 PM
First came the Dow. Then the S&P 500. And now the Nasdaq is reaching a milestone.
The technology-laden Nasdaq composite index briefly jumped above 4,000 on Monday, the first time it has hit that mark since the collapse of the dot-com bubble 13 years...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 5:34 AM
After the coffee. Before freezing my you-know-what off!
The Skinny: I'm in D.C. for Thanksgiving, and it's cold and wet here. But that's not nearly as bad as watching the Redskins lose on East Coast time. At least on the West Coast I don't have to...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 7:07 AM
Editor's note: This is a guest post from Mike Tietjens of crazytowndeals.com.
Most, if not all, Black Friday deals will be offered online -- and most will hit the web before the in-store sales begin.
These Best Buy deals have gone live today,...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 11:47 AM
North County High School junior Jack Andraka is versed enough in the sciences to have created a cancer-detection method that has garnered him worldwide acclaim. But when it comes to knowing Latin and Italian, the Crownsville student isn't quite as...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Cable and satellite TV bills have never been higher, and more mad-as-hell consumers are cutting the cord. And nothing, not even consolidation among operators, stands to reverse the trend.
Several cable M&A scenarios are reportedly in play. Time Warner...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 11:42 AM
How to deal with boredom at the table and long waits for the check while dining out? Applebee’s is betting on 100,000 tablets.
The casual dining chain is planning to install the technology at every table and many bars at its more than 1,800...
| Dec 5, 2013
Name: Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11S
What it is: a laptop computer with a flip-and-fold hinge that allows the 11.6-inch HD touch-screen display to flex 360 degrees away from its keyboard for use as a tablet or video monitor. Yoga 11S features a speedy Intel...