| Mar 7, 2014
| 2:27 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A few days after selling WhatsApp to Facebook for $19 billion, Jan Koum stepped into a suite at the St. Regis Hotel in San Francisco to celebrate with old friends, including CEOs, reformed hackers and a few people who fell into...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 11:31 PM
By Matt Smith
DUBAI, Feb 20 (Reuters) - Hollywood has missed out since
Saudi Arabia banned cinemas in the 1970s, but residents may soon
get to see movies at home on the same day as their release
elsewhere in the Gulf in a new service promised by Saudi...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 5:21 PM
Los Angeles County prosecutors will soon probably consider whether to file charges against a sheriff’s deputy who fatally hit a former Napster executive bicycling on Mullholland Highway, sheriff's officials said Thursday.
It’s been more than...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Clive Davis typically has many irons in many fires. So even though he's holed up in an elegant Beverly Hills Hotel bungalow he's had at his disposal "forever" — fielding phone calls, e-mails and, yes, even faxes while organizing the annual pre-...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 1:09 PM
The evolution of funk music, Napster and Sharon Jones’ battle with cancer are among the topics that will get the documentary treatment for VH1, the network announced on Thursday.
VH1 revealed its slate of upcoming films as part of its Emmy Award-...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 9:21 AM
Whoa! Talk about giving big at Christmas -- Sean Parker, co-founder of Napster former president of Facebook gave $200,000 to the state Democratic Party on Dec 23. It came on the heels of a $300,000 gift to the part on Dec 17.
He's emerged this year as a...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 4:10 PM
It’s been more than a month since Milton Everett Olin Jr., a former executive of the file-sharing website Napster Inc., was struck and killed by a sheriff’s patrol car as he was riding his bicycle in Calabasas.
L.A. County Sheriff's...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 1:37 PM
The appeals court ruling Tuesday that rejected most of the Federal Communications Commission's "net neutrality" rules sent a fair number of Internet advocates into panic attacks. But the worst-case scenarios laid out in the media — consumers gouged,...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas called for the county to take a greater oversight role over the Sheriff’s Department in the wake of Monday’s indictment of 18 former and current deputies on charges of abusing inmates and jail...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 12:13 PM
Several Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies who have been the subject of excessive force accusations have been charged with criminal civil-rights violations, according to the federal court's website.
Among the deputies who are listed as being in...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 12:04 PM
Seven Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department officials have been indicted on charges of conspiracy, obstruction and giving false statements as part of the FBI's long-running investigation into misconduct in the county's jails, according to an...