| May 22, 2014
| 11:43 AM
Twenty years ago, when Microsoft was on the rise, it decided to spend the then princely sum of $100 million on an ad campaign to tell the world about itself. The image spots asked "Where do you want to go today?" While the actual commercials were...
| May 9, 2014
| 10:33 AM
Reports are saying Apple may acquire Beats Electronics, but in the meantime the Cupertino, Calif., giant has for sure landed another figure in tech: Nokia's former camera expert.
Apple has hired Ari Partinen, who previously was senior engineer on Nokia'...
| May 12, 2014
| 10:01 AM
The 2013 world of the year, selfie, now has a younger sibling: groufie. The word — it means just what it sounds like, a group selfie — is a bit awkward, but that may be because it was coined by the marketers of the world's No. 3 smartphone...
| May 2, 2014
| 2:28 PM
A new film documenting Glen Campbell’s struggle with Alzheimer’s disease has won the grand jury prize after premiering recently at the Nashville Film Festival.
“Glen Campbell … I’ll Be Me,” directed by actor-...
| May 18, 2014
| 2:15 PM
When it comes to Lauryn Hill, expect to wait.
Fans of the acclaimed neo-soul singer are still holding out for a proper studio follow-up to the 1998 Grammy-dominating LP “The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill.” In a 2012 note on her Tumblr, she...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Many of the world's top phone manufacturers, including Apple and Samsung, announced that they have committed to include basic anti-theft tools for smartphones made after July 2015 for sale in the U.S.
Google, Microsoft, Nokia, HTC and several others...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 1:14 PM
Glen Campbell has been moved into an Alzheimer’s disease care facility, a friend of his family has told People magazine.
The singer’s battle with Alzheimer’s has sparked an outpouring of support and sympathy from fans since he and...
| Apr 18, 2014
A warehouse built by onetime Chicago merchant Montgomery Ward & Co. is now home to the sleekly chic U.S. headquarters of an imported corporate citizen: Britain-based vacuum cleaner-maker Dyson.
The company that made an everyday household appliance hot...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 2:06 PM
Mary J. Blige, Maxwell, Jill Scott, ASAP Rocky, Rick Ross, Trey Songz and Jennifer Hudson will anchor the 2014 BET Experience.
The Black Entertainment Television network announced the first crop of performers tapped for the second year of its...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The crowd that waited under the neon red glow of the Ace Hotel's "Jesus Saves" sign came to see the experimental rock band Spiritualized. But as they filed into the Theatre at Ace, they became part of a different sort of resurrection.
Nestled in the...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 10:00 PM
NEXT month Britons will have yet more smartphones to choose from, when devices from Wiko, a two-year-old French company, go on sale. Wiko will be hoping that its phones, which in France start at around €70 ($96), prove as popular across the Channel...