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  • Tech mogul Oliver Luckett connects with emerging artists in a big way

     Tech mogul Oliver Luckett connects with emerging artists in a big way
    Oliver Luckett has perfected the art of excess. Seemingly every inch of the walls in his Los Angeles tech start-up, theAudience, is crowded with murals and framed works by street artists such as Shepard Fairey as well as contemporary artists like Jere...
  • Neil Young's Pono Music Service Relies on Outdated Model That Trades on Fame

    My inbox has been filling up with critics saying gotcha, implying my endorsement of the hi-res streaming service Wimp is a belated acknowledgement of the superiority and inevitability of Pono. Nothing could be further from the truth. Wimp is a new...
  • Real Estalker Rumors: Courteney Cox, David Arquette and Sean Parker

    Still-friendly exes Courteney Cox and David Arquette have finally found a buyer for their painstakingly updated A. Quincy Jones-designed house in the Trousdale Estates area of Beverly Hills. This property-gossip heard the low-slung spread was being...
  • The Supreme Court's odd new standard: 'Looks like cable TV'

    The Supreme Court's odd new standard: 'Looks like cable TV'
    The Supreme Court's smackdown of Aereo's local-TV-over-the-Internet service Wednesday should remind tech companies that the justices don't appreciate clever engineering. At the oral argument, the justices' questions and comments hinted that they were...
  • RZA and the Wu-Tang Clan try 'to bring value to a devalued art'

    RZA and the Wu-Tang Clan try 'to bring value to a devalued art'
    The Wu-Tang Clan is busy this year. They’re tackling “A Better Tomorrow” (the group’s 20th anniversary album, coming in July), various concert appearances (including Riot Fest, Sept. 12-14 in Humboldt Park) and a secretive double...
  • D.A. to review fatal deputy-bicyclist accident on Mulholland Drive

    Five months after an ex-Napster executive was killed after being knocked from his bicycle by a patrol car on on Mulholland Drive, investigators have submitted an accident report to the district attorney's office. Prosecutors must now decide whether...
  • Lunch with the FT: Travis Kalanick

    Lunch with the FT: Travis Kalanick
    His driver-hailing app Uber has made enemies of taxi drivers round the world. Over a steak sandwich in San Francisco, one of Silicon Valley’s most combative operators tells Tim Bradshaw, ‘Ultimately, progress and innovation win’ A n...
  • Probe into former Napster exec fatally hit by sheriff's car continues

    Probe into former Napster exec fatally hit by sheriff's car continues
    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...
  • 'Net neutrality' rules defeat: It's not as scary as it seems

    'Net neutrality' rules defeat: It's not as scary as it seems
    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,...
  • VH1's 'Rock Docs' to cover funk origins, EDM, Sharon Jones' comeback

    VH1's 'Rock Docs' to cover funk origins, EDM, Sharon Jones' comeback
    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-...
  • Clive Davis talks Whitney Houston album, pre-Grammy party and more

    Clive Davis talks Whitney Houston album, pre-Grammy party and more
    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-...