| Mar 7, 2014
| 8:30 PM
With time running short to sign up for Obamacare, California officials have recruited labor activist Dolores Huerta to urge Latinos to get health insurance.
The state's move comes amid struggles at enrolling Latinos, who represent about 60% of the...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 6:00 AM
"It's time to get going again."
With these words, host and astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson kicks off the new documentary series, "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey." Premiering on Fox, the National Geographic Channel and eight other affiliated networks...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 8:54 AM
Neil Young has long groused about the way music he and other artists make ends up sounding in the digital age. Now he is introducing his solution: PonoMusic, a combination online music store and playback system that gives listeners access to audiophile...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 11:46 AM
A Millersville man has been indicted for murder in connection with the shooting death of another man last Halloween during an apparent botched robbery attempt.
Gregory Dontae Lewis, 34, of the 700 block of Cecil Avenue, was indicted by an Anne Arundel...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 12:27 PM
Microsoft is encouraging users to try its Bing and OneDrive services by offering them 100 GB of free cloud storage for one year.
Users can earn the storage by signing up for Bing Rewards, a program that gives users credits every time they use Microsoft'...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The gig: Veteran digital media executive Anthony Bay took over in December as chief executive of Rdio, a streaming music service created by Janis Friis, the co-founder of the Internet phone application Skype (and the file-sharing service Kazaa). Rdio...
| Feb 14, 2014
The proposed merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable, the country's two largest cable TV operators, generated a predictable wave of outrage from opponents of corporate consolidation. With about 30% of all pay-TV customers served by its wires, the...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 6:18 PM
If you believe that the problem with cable companies is that they're just not big enough, today is a really good day.
Comcast's proposed $45.2-billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable will create a behemoth with about 30 million customers and...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 10:19 AM
My colleague Joe Flint reported this morning that SportsNet LA, the new channel that the Dodgers own but Time Warner Cable manages, hasn't struck retransmission deals yet with the pay-TV operators serving most Angelenos.
The problem, according to Flint'...
| Feb 23, 2014
If 2013 has taught us anything, it is that we have a growing data security crisis. Four of the top 10 data breaches of all time occurred last year, with more than 575 million data records accessed, lost or stolen according to one source that tracks data...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 3:24 PM
Let's start with the obvious: This has been a harsh, crummy winter, and at times just about everyone has preferred to stay indoors rather than to deal with extreme cold, snow and dicey walking or driving conditions.
So it stands to follow that Netflix,...