| Jan 21, 2014
| 4:11 PM
Pay-TV channels HBO, Showtime and Starz are blasting a much-ballyhooed study from a research firm that said all were losing subscribers to digital services such as Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime.
The study from NPD Group released Monday said pay-TV...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 7:17 AM
After the coffee. Before again trying to shake this cough.
The Skinny: Got my power steering fixed. Nice not to have to feel like I did 50 push-ups after driving my car. Now I just have to get my health back! Wednesday's roundup includes Verizon's deal...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 1:39 PM
A study by Princeton University researchers says Facebook could lose 80% of its users by 2017, but that if that sounds far fetched to you, it's because it is.
To forecast Facebook's downfall, the researchers applied a model that is used to study the...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 5:00 AM
WASHINGTON — The verdict was nearly unanimous at a recent hearing on Capitol Hill: The new federal "ability to repay" and "qualified mortgage" regulations that took effect Jan. 10 will make obtaining credit tougher, not easier, this year, and...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Mark Totten, the head reference librarian and manager of the La Caņada Flintridge branch of the County of Los Angeles Public Library, mentioned in passing that the library’s collection of Civil War books gets a lot of use during Civil War homework...
| Nov 10, 2013
Max Mosley won fame in the motorsports world as the longtime chief of Formula One's governing body. Five years ago, however, Mosley's notoriety spread far beyond the race circuit, and not in a good way. A British tabloid released a prison-themed...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 2:28 PM
The Motion Picture Assn. of America has hired Washington attorney Steven Fabrizio as its senior executive vice president and global general counsel.
Fabrizio is considered one of the nation's leading copyright and content protection lawyers and has long...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 12:11 PM
Google Chairman Eric Schmidt said the company is actively removing links to suspected child porn.
In an open letter published by the Daily Mail, Schmidt said a team of 200 Google staffers have been working with a new technology to prevent links to child...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 2:50 PM
Google is getting into retail, at least temporarily, hoping to woo holiday shoppers at pop-up stores in Annapolis and five other spots across the U.S.
The search engine’s store, "Google Winter Wonderlab" opened over the weekend at Westfield...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 7:20 PM
Most major airlines already allow passengers to use their portable devices from takeoff to landings, under a new policy from the Federal Aviation Administration.
Now Southwest Airlines is going a step further by letting them connect to the plane's...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 7:00 AM
With millions of turkeys thawing and piles of stuffing waiting to be prepared, Thanksgiving is one of the riskiest times of year for food safety.
Bacteria can be lurking anywhere in crowded holiday kitchens, spread by cross contamination or...