| Aug 12, 2014
| 2:30 AM
When it comes to international relations, I've always preferred to sit on the sidelines and let experienced politicians like John Kerry and Hillary Clinton negotiate with everyone from Israeli military leaders to Venezuelan dictators.
| Aug 8, 2014
| 10:39 AM
ESTOCOLMO (Reuters) - El servicio de música en "streaming" Spotify volvió a anunciar esta semana que busca llenar un cargo de experto en gestiones ante reguladores, medio año después de revelarlo por primera vez, desatando especulaciones de que la...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 10:32 AM
Pandora Media Inc., the biggest Internet radio company, has forged a partnership with the independent music rights group Merlin, marking the first direct deal between the popular music streaming firm and record labels.
As part of the agreement,...
| Aug 11, 2014
Internet radio giant Pandora has more listeners in Chicago than most local radio stations. Veteran radio executive Gabe Tartaglia is working hard to make sure the fast-growing streaming music service gets its fair share of local radio advertising revenue,...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 12:00 PM
It's a question we pose daily, and with increasing frequency in an age of digital bounty and instant entertainment: "What am I in the mood for?" We ask it of office mates at lunch, friends before taking in a movie, with family on weekends. We stare at the...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 12:51 PM
They are an elusive breed.
Seemingly closer to myth than reality, a whisper heard in passing, a thought quickly discarded. When I told Anne Walters Robertson, chair of the Department of Music at the University of Chicago, about them, she replied,...
| Jul 30, 2014
Thanks to social media getting all nostalgic on Throwback Thursdays, everyone knows you once sported a mullet.
And while likes and retweets hopefully have replaced noogies and wedgies, your ridiculous fashion sense back then can lead to smart social...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Rhapsody International, a streaming music company that competes with Spotify, has reached 2 million paying subscribers, it said late Monday.
The milestone for the Seattle company that owns Rhapsody and Napster comes as the firm looks to countries...
| Aug 5, 2014
Imagine: You're driving to meet a client, following turn-by-turn directions on a small display that's superimposed on the windshield. An incoming call alert appears on the display's right side; it's your spouse. You lift your hand, give a thumbs-up to.......
| Aug 5, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Universal Pictures' new biopic "Get on Up" about the influential performer James Brown has a clear target audience: fans of the Godfather of Soul.
But the studio ran into the problem of how to broaden the audience and lure younger people with more...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 10:50 AM
Microsoft’s downsizing could spawn a larger competitor in the crowded field of music streaming apps.
MixRadio, part of Microsoft’s Nokia division, is available through a website and as an app built exclusively for Microsoft Windows devices....