| Jan 5, 2014
| 9:20 PM
Roku, the consumer electronics company best known for its devices that deliver Internet video to televisions, is making a more ambitious play for the living room -- unveiling the Roku TV.
The Silicon Valley company announced at the Consumer...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 7:52 AM
Costa Mesa hotels will have to pay a fine if they attract an "excessive" amount of police attention under a new law aimed at properties run by what one City Council member referred to as "slumlords."
Under the ordinance approved Tuesday, motels and...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 4:32 PM
While Amazon has orders of magnitude more books than your local bookseller ever had, Netflix probably has fewer movies available for streaming than your local VHS rental store had decades ago.....(Now, Netflix) wants to feed me more and more and......
| Aug 8, 2013
| 10:06 AM
Rdio Inc., a San Francisco-based streaming music company, has revamped its Internet radio service with new types of stations and additional features in an apparent attempt to take on giant Pandora Media Inc.
The update to Rdio, which is available on...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 2:14 PM
Internet radio's drumbeat is getting louder.
More than half of Americans who go online listen to Internet radio services, and consumers who use them are using them more often, indicating the industry has become increasingly mainstream, according to a...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 9:35 AM
Following news that students at a Los Angeles high school had hacked district-issued iPads and were using them for personal use, district officials have halted home use of the Apple tablets until further notice.
It took exactly one week for nearly 300...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Rep. Mel Watt (D-N.C.) has introduced legislation to require that broadcasters compensate artists and labels when their music is played over the airwaves, adding to the long history of efforts by the music industry to obtain such a "performance right."...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 10:14 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- There is Netflix for online videos and Pandora and Spotify for streaming music by subscription.
Now technology startups are launching subscription services for digital books as an alternative to the stores run by Amazon.com, Apple and...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 10:30 AM
It took Hulu just two months to bring its subscription video-on-demand service to the $35 Chromecast streaming device for HDTVs -- showing how quickly and easily content partners can get on to Google's low-cost Internet TV platform.
| Oct 2, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Logic says a cheap car should have a cheap stereo. Cars.com's 2013 Honda Civic in base LX trim isn't exactly inexpensive at $19,775, including an automatic transmission and destination charge, but the stereo has a laundry list of features most......
| Sep 20, 2013
| 5:20 AM
Chevrolet's all-new Silverado 1500 pickups are now rolling into dealerships, completely redesigned for 2014, offering a large array of model choices to suit just about any need.
And as far as needs go, the Silverado I recently tested fits mine perfectly:...