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  • Supreme Court's tech ignorance may help Aereo

    Supreme Court's tech ignorance may help Aereo
    On the same day that she issued a historically important dissent in defense of affirmative action, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor showed that she's the court's resident techie. In oral argument in the case of ABC v. Aereo, she invoked Dropbox,...
  • Around Town: Giving up on the Dodgers

    Rule No. 1: The Dodgers will always break your heart. There’s a slang word in L.A. Spanish. The word is asco. The word asco is nearly untranslatable, but it roughly means disgusting, shameful, shameless and has cooties. Remember this word. The...
  • The promise of a faster Internet for L.A.

    The promise of a faster Internet for L.A.
    AT&T's announcement that it might extend ultra-high-speed broadband service to Los Angeles and dozens of other communities across the country was greeted with no small amount of skepticism from the digital punditocracy. "Don't celebrate yet," warned Ars...
  • Dodgers fans desperate, frustrated, fuming as game blackout rolls on

    Dodgers fans desperate, frustrated, fuming as game blackout rolls on
    On scratchy radios they listen to Vin Scully for a mere three innings, salvaging what they can of this aberrant young season, brimming with equal amounts promise and poison. "Come on," insists frustrated Dodgers fan Gary Mandell. "We are talking about a...
  • When the Hoover Dam was built, this worker had the dirtiest job

    When the Hoover Dam was built, this worker had the dirtiest job
    Nobody could recall his real name. Instead, he was known simply as Alabam, probably a riff off his Southern roots. But they all knew him, the old man who played a gritty and all-but-thankless role in the Depression-era building of Hoover Dam. Alabam...
  • Comcast deploys its army of revolving-door lobbyists against the FCC

    Comcast deploys its army of revolving-door lobbyists against the FCC
    Every big company tries to snag former Washington insiders for its lobbying team; the revolving door, after all, is what makes public service a stepping stone to personal wealth in the modern age. But the cable giant Comcast has been especially...
  • New York Times Adds Fuel to Fire Against Big Media Mergers

    Joining the chorus of critics railing against the tide of Big Media mergers, the New York Times published an editorial Tuesday opposing Comcast's planned acquisition of Time Warner Cable, concluding that the $45 billion deal will "concentrate too much...
  • At peace in Ojai

    At peace in Ojai
    It was a fading Friday afternoon in the peaceful valley northwest of Los Angeles, and that meant Marion Leeman and friends were perched along the slow-moving downtown strip with their usual signs. "Working together for harmony and peace," one read....
  • High Noon Adapting Mobile Game Ruzzle for TV

    High Noon Entertainment announced Wednesday that it is partnering with Swedish mobile game developer MAG Interactive to adapt its Ruzzle mobile games for U.S. TV. High Noon plans to develop and expand the series into a format designed for broadcast and...
  • Vubiquity Buys U.K. VOD Operator FilmFlex

    LONDON -- California-based video services provider Vubiquity has acquired FilmFlex Movies, which was set up as a joint venture between Sony and Disney to provide VOD services to U.K. consumers. FilmFlex has licensing agreements with several U.S. studios,...
  • Actress Stacey Dash Joins Fox News As Contributor

    Stacey Dash, the actress best known, perhaps, for her role in the 1995 Amy Heckerling-helmed film "Clueless," will join Fox News Channel as a cultural commentator, the 21st Century Fox-owned cable network said Wednesday. Dash is to offer cultural...