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  • Movie review: 'The Social Network,' about Facebook founders

    Movie review: 'The Social Network,' about Facebook founders
    Across far too many stretches of our moviegoing lives, we see movie after movie without seeing one that really moves. At once stealthy and breathlessly paced, "The Social Network" scoots at a fabulous clip, depicting how its version of Facebook founder...
  • Fading to black -- Hollywood's cuckoo clocks and Blockbuster stores

     
    You know the old saying, "Even a stopped clock is right twice a day." Not in Hollywood. The city's $86,000 electronic clocks on the water tower at I-95 and Sheridan Street are completely kaput again, the latest in a never-ending......
  • Robb McDaniels of INgrooves dishes on the state of digital music

     
    Music and technology reporter Alex Pham interviews Robb McDaniels, CEO of INgrooves, before his keynote address to the 54th National Association of Recording Merchandisers, or NARM, conference this week....
  • SXSW 2012: Sean Parker predicts a 'war' between labels, artists

     
    While pledging an allegiance to neutrality, Napster co-founder Sean Parker essentially sounded the sirens of battle, and predicted an oncoming bout between labels and artists. He was speaking at a session at South by Southwest's music festival in Austin,...
  • Chris Cornell muses on Soundgarden, 'Avengers' and 'Sesame Street'

     
    Soundgarden released a new song this week, the hard-rock veterans' first in 15 years. Soundgarden attached itself to super-hero vehicle "Marvel's The Avengers," and leader Chris Cornell said aligning with the likes of Iron Man and The Incredible Hulk...
  • Allow me to introduce myself

    Allow me to introduce myself
    What’s the point of a music critic? In my case, I’m sure of what it isn’t: it’s not to obnoxiously claim “FIRST!” on an obscure basement act nor is it to boorishly write off work because it’s “just not for...
  • TechCrunch blogger Mike Arrington starts venture fund

     
    Michael Arrington, the colorful founder of TechCrunch, who built a mini media empire in Silicon Valley that he sold to AOL a year ago, is raising a $20 million venture capital fund to invest in early-stage technology companies with Patrick Gallagher of...
  • Online music: Rhapsody reaches 1 million subscribers, finally

     
    Rhapsody, the longest-running subscription-music service, announced Thursday that it had finally crossed the 1 million subscriber threshold. Before you cue the cork-popping, bear in mind that Rhapsody launched almost exactly 10 years ago, so its growth...
  • SXSW 2012: The music stories to watch

     
    Rock 'n' roll brings the headliners to South by Southwest, but the tech sector brings the registrants. The annual industry gathering, spring break party and brand bonanza is already underway in Austin, Texas, but it isn't until Tuesday that the one-time...
  • Texting in movie theaters: An idea whose time has come?

     
    When it comes to people texting in movie theaters, I’m not just a crank. I’m a vigilante. When a couple of young women sitting near me starting texting at a screening the other night, sending bright shafts of light from their phones into my...
  • Technology: Entrepreneurs blast the Protect IP Act

     
    The Protect IP Act, an entertainment industry-backed bill to combat online piracy, has drawn fire from tech advocacy groups and noteworthy engineers who worry about its effects on the Internet ecosystem. Now, more than 100 tech entrepreneurs and...