| Sep 26, 2013
| 3:20 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- For those of you who routinely type long, complex questions into the Google search box, rather than just a few random keywords, this search engine update is for you.
Google revealed Thursday that it has quietly changed the formula...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 7:51 AM
A 15th birthday, or quinceañera, is a very special occasion for young Latinas. It's also apparently very important for Google.
The search giant has been pulling out all the stops this week to make its 15th anniversary a memorable one. It's latest...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 9:29 AM
Music streaming service Spotify announced Wednesday that classic rock legend Led Zeppelin’s entire library would soon be available.
The deal brings a whole lotta love to fans, encouraging them to get the Led out wherever they may be, whether it&...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 3:23 PM
Looking to bring an end to channels going dark as a result of contract disputes between broadcasters and pay-TV distributors, two lawmakers are proposing legislation that could radically alter the media landscape.
Reps. Anna Eshoo and Zoe Lofgren,...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Mark Totten, the head reference librarian and manager of the La Cañada 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 12, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W. Va.), the chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee, is introducing legislation to bolster the online video market, what he says is an effort to prevent cable and satellite companies from using their power to limit the growth of...
| 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...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Developing the "best" airfare search system seems to be the holy grail of the online travel business. At least you'd guess that from the number of "new and improved" search engines announced so frequently. Three of the latest offer some unique features,...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
He was the poster child for college slackers: "Bluto" Blutarsky, the partying prankster played by John Belushi in the hit movie "Animal House."
"Seven years of college down the drain." Bluto said it.
These days, no parents paying hefty tuition bills...