| Jan 3, 2014
| 6:20 AM
Gracenote, a Silicon Valley company whose name-that-tune technology is the backbone of some of the most popular digital music services, is unveiling a platform to power the next generation of Internet radio stations.
Dubbed Rhythm, Gracenote's...
| 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 6, 2014
| 11:31 AM
People who listen to Pandora Media Inc.'s Internet radio service in the car will now hear advertisements as the company tries to add revenue from the automotive market.
The Oakland-based company said Monday that it is rolling out in-car advertising...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 1:11 PM
When people go online to find a book, one site rules them all: Amazon.com.
Amazon's dominance as an e-book seller and its importance selling print books has made the online retailer the go-to source of all things bookish -- something Bookish hoped to...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Glenelg High School boys and girls track teams recently competed at the Bishop Loughlin Games in New York City. The Games are the largest and oldest indoor track meet in the country, and regularly feature the rising stars of the track world. Both...
| 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 13, 2014
| 12:00 PM
The long-anticipated Beats Music service, from veteran music executive Jimmy Iovine and rapper Dr. Dre, is on the launch pad, with AT&T touting a new family plan.
Beats Music, set to launch on Jan. 21, will vie with Pandora, Spotify and Apple's iTunes...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 12:35 PM
About a decade after annexation discussions began with the Glen Oak Country Club, Glen Ellyn officials are closer than ever to reaching an agreement with the facility.
The latest hang up, however, involves a request from Glen Oak for a special water...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 10:00 AM
In a canvas tent in the Himalayan foothills, where winter breaths drifted in the twilight, Tibetan monks, their feet dangling from benches, watched a pirated copy of "Titanic." The diminutive men, camped along a rutted road leading to the Dalai Lama's...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 2:30 PM
More cell phone users are turning their handsets into radios, with half of all smartphone users streaming music on the devices.
Around 52% of smartphone owners used their devices to access apps like Pandora in the fourth quarter of 2013, up from 41%...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 8:38 AM
On a rainy night in late March, the studio of WTMD (89.7 FM) looked more like the buzzing set of a classic variety show than home to Towson University's public radio station.
Members of the Baltimore indie-rock group Celebration checked the sounds of...