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  • Sean Parker dinged $2.5 million for unpermitted wedding project

    Sean Parker dinged $2.5 million for unpermitted wedding project
    Billionaire Sean Parker, the Napster co-founder and early Facebook employee, has agreed to pay a $2.5-million penalty for the unpermitted development of an elaborate wedding stage in a coastal redwood forest. Parker married singer-songwriter Alexandra...
  • 'Side Effects' review: Soderbergh goes out with his usual style

    'Side Effects' review: Soderbergh goes out with his usual style
    *** (out of four) For anyone who struggles to focus their attention on a movie—that should include all 23 people who saw Al Pacino in last week's embarrassing “Stand Up Guys”—“Side Effects” is just what the doctor...
  • Social Media is Now a College Major

    Social Media is Now a College Major
    What would you rather do, talk to your friends on Twitter, or do homework? Trick question. Those are now the same thing, thanks to Newberry College in South Carolina, which is offering Social Media as a major for incoming students. And, with the blazing...
  • Steal his movie and Simon Klose will thank you

    Steal his movie and Simon Klose will thank you
    AUSTIN, Texas — Simon Klose would like you to steal his movie. Stream it, download it, share it with someone in Croatia or Brazil and remix it with videos of kittens playing patty-cake, if that's your kind of thing. Klose, 37, is the director of...
  • Robert R. Beezer dies at 83; judge on 9th Circuit Court of Appeals

    Robert R. Beezer dies at 83; judge on 9th Circuit Court of Appeals
    Robert R. Beezer, a federal judge on the nation's busiest court for the last 28 years and author of landmark decisions on judicial authority, digital media sharing and capital punishment, has died of lung cancer. He was 83. Beezer's death Friday at a...
  • Spotify panel at SXSW outlines harsh realities of streaming

    AUSTIN, TEXAS -- Streaming services have replaced downloads as the trendy new way to access recorded music, and, as usual, huge questions center on who in the recording industry will get paid and how much, if anything. The record labels, especially the...
  • iPod turns 10: Has convenience and portability made music more disposable?

    iPod turns 10: Has convenience and portability made music more disposable?
    A cultural shift that eventually became a landslide began 10 years ago this month, though almost no one noticed at the time. Apple Inc. rolled out a portable MP3 player it dubbed the iPod, and after a promising opening quarter in 2002, sales dropped...
  • Rebecca Gates is back and 'totally over capacity'

    Rebecca Gates is back and 'totally over capacity'
    Rebecca Gates found herself holding a bass guitar, an instrument that she can play in a pinch, at a 2006 recording session in New York with Willie Nelson. “I was pretty intimidated,” she says with a laugh. “I know Ryan Adams, who was...
  • 5 reasons Spotify poses a threat to iTunes

    5 reasons Spotify poses a threat to iTunes
    Spotify is every music pirate's dream made legal. It's free (sometimes), open sharing of music from around the world with peer-to-peer exchange of playlists (via Facebook) in a format that also compensates the artists (if only a penny per play). Feel the...
  • Catching up with online music services

    Catching up with online music services
    Q: I need help on a good music program. I would like to buy (not free sites such as Limewire) and download only music I desire. I hear folks talk about iTunes, but that and VCast seem to be directed to my cellphone. I want to download to my PC. Other...
  • Spotify: Create your digital mixtape and let the world listen

    Spotify: Create your digital mixtape and let the world listen
    I see it in my Facebook feed and Twitter stream more often than I probably should. So-and-so is listening to Baby Got Back by Six Mix-a-Lot on Spotify. We understand you like big butts and cannot lie, but do you really want to announce that to the world?...