| May 2, 2014
| 11:00 AM
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...
| May 2, 2014
| 12:30 PM
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...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 6:30 PM
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...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 12:12 PM
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...
| May 16, 2014
| 11:14 AM
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...
| May 23, 2014
| 4:40 PM
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...
| May 13, 2014
| 7:53 AM
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’
| 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,...
| 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-...
| 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-...