| Nov 19, 2014
| 2:33 PM
Wu-Tang Clan’s long-awaited comeback album, “A Better Tomorrow,” isn’t due until December, but a few thousand fans already have most of the record.
Fans didn’t get the album, the Staten Island collective’s first...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 5:48 PM
With AM and FM radio sliding ever more deeper into irrelevance as listeners migrate to Internet radio, Disney programming is increasingly making the transition to digital platforms.
Earlier this year came the news that Disney was ditching almost all...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 12:04 PM
Someday, Siri and the Aether Cone might make perfect speech-recognition soulmates. Not yet.
The Cone still qualifies as the world's smartest wireless speaker because it plays requests — as in, "Play Lennie Tristano" or " Play 'Ari Up' by Hollie...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 10:00 AM
The West Hollywood club scene was just picking up as Charles Lea and other UCLA grad students fanned out along Santa Monica Boulevard.
Their goal that evening: Find young black men, gay and bisexual, willing to participate in a study on how smartphone...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Japanese technology entrepreneur Ken Fukazawa was in San Francisco in March when his geeky friends told him about something awesome coming up in Los Angeles.
Walt Disney Co. was opening its doors to selected start-ups for a summer of intensive...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 2:54 PM
T-Mobile's popular music streaming program just doubled in size.
The wireless carrier recently launched a program called Music Freedom that allows wireless customers to stream songs from certain music services without using up their wireless data. On...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 1:16 PM
Here's another story for the People Aren't Stupid files:
After Taylor Swift pulled her songs from Spotify (and Rdio's free tier), ostensibly to promote sales of her new album "1989," the popularity of Swift's music on YouTube skyrocketed. That's...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 11:54 AM
Holiday shopping budgets are tight. Thankfully, there are plenty of gadgets and accessories available that won't take a toll on your wallet. Here are four of our favorite products available for under $50.
Roku Streaming Stick (HDMI Version)
| Oct 23, 2014
| 8:41 AM
It would appear that wherever you come down on the “performance-economy” crossover continuum, Volvo has an XC60 for you. Earlier this year, my wife Paula and I drove a front-wheel drive Volvo XC60 T6 Drive-E, which featured a 2.0-liter four-...
| Oct 23, 2014
Subaru continues to roll out its camera- and radar-based safety system; the XV Crosstrek is next in line to get the automaker's EyeSight safety system for 2015. The driver-assistance package integrates adaptive cruise control, precollision braking and...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 8:00 AM
As early voting is upon us officially ushering in the election season, related issues such as non-citizen voting and particularly the question of mail-in ballots enter phases of critical, tantamount importance.
For example, Question 2 on every voter's...