| Feb 3, 2015
| 1:10 PM
Responding to the pleas of millions of American Internet users, the Federal Communications Commission is poised to adopt tough net-neutrality rules that treat Internet service providers as utilities subject to Title II of the federal Communications Act....
| Mar 25, 2015
| 12:13 PM
On March 29, the uplifting and powerfully relaxing band Acoustic Eidolon, will be performing at the Chicago Street Theatre.
The husband and wife duo, Joe Scott and Hannah Alkire, team up to bring audiences flamenco, world, Celtic, folk, and Americana-...
| Mar 22, 2015
| 8:50 PM
A prevailing notion at the South by Southwest music festival, which concluded here Sunday, was that this year's edition delivered a much-needed course correction.
Having spent the better part of a week trudging around downtown Austin — from...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 7:00 AM
If your rental car doesn't have hands-free connectivity, consider Kinivo’s simple plug-in upgrade, which lets you stream music, listen to navigational directions, receive phone calls and use voice commands by way of your mobile device and the car&...
| Mar 14, 2015
| 4:30 AM
Singer-songwriter John Hiatt was onstage several years ago at McCabe's Guitar Shop in Santa Monica when he paused to introduce a new song to the audience.
"The trick with a new song," said Hiatt, a songwriting veteran whose work has been recorded by Bob...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 9:00 AM
Samsung is opening the doors to its music club.
The electronics maker, which a year ago released a music streaming app that’s exclusively available on its Galaxy devices, announced Monday that it also would open Milk Music to anyone who’s...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 2:07 PM
They're called "baby boxes."
It's not the warmest term and, when I first heard it, I thought it referred to caskets for infants, not for potentially life-saving incubators for unwanted newborns.
They're in the news because our state may be the first...
| Feb 8, 2015
| 10:00 AM
Marriott International, the world’s largest hotel company, is letting some guests stream Netflix, Pandora and Hulu on their hotel television sets.
Before you rush to book a Marriott room, the hotel giant is offering the feature only at eight...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 9:29 PM
To the editor: Compelling employers to abide their workers' wearing of religious head wear would open courts to all kinds of religion-based lawsuits. ("Supreme Court seems set to side with Muslim woman in head scarf case," Feb. 25)
Imagine the chagrin...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 2:14 PM
A federal judge has denied Pandora's motion to dismiss the copyright-infringement claims brought by pre-1972 recording artists, finding that the online webcaster's free-speech rights don't bar artists from demanding royalties for the songs Pandora plays....
| Feb 17, 2015
| 10:33 AM
Car buyers are not just willing to pay for smartphone connectivity and "infotainment" in their vehicle, they expect it as standard equipment. And that's raising the stakes and pressure on automakers to provide systems that will provide smooth hands-free...