| Apr 1, 2014
| 12:34 PM
Future and the Roots are the latest additions to the 2014 BET Experience.
The sing-songy Atlanta rapper and the Philly hip-hop band will headline late-night concerts during the three-day festival slated for June, the Black Entertainment Television...
| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 7:15 AM
Concert season kickoff in Los Angeles this year boasts a few rare sightings, the most notable of which is New York singer and pianist Billy Joel, who arrives for the first concert of his classics here in years.
Joel's been doing these sorts of shows...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 8:20 AM
Nokia announced three low-cost smartphones that run the Google Android operating system.
In recent years, Nokia primarily powered its smartphones with the Windows Phone operating system, but limitations of that platform prevented the phone maker from...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 11:02 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Just days after agreeing to sell itself to Facebook in a $19-billion deal, WhatsApp made waves again Monday, this time announcing it plans to offer voice calls on its popular mobile messaging service.
WhatsApp Chief Executive Jan Koum...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 12:25 PM
Nokia said June 18 it is recalling about 500 travel chargers known as the AC-300 charger accessory kit. The plastic cover on the charger's exchangeable plugs can come loose and separate, exposing internal components that pose an electrocution hazard if...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Before a word is even said, Maxwell already knows the first thing everyone wants to ask him. "When is the album coming," he says with a laugh.
"It's a good question, because it means people care," he says, speaking by phone from his Las Vegas hotel...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Days before the Friday launch of the second annual BET Experience, L.A. Live was packed with workers feverishly getting ready for the three-day festival.
Inside Staples Center, crews were preparing the arena for a weekend of shows that will include...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Marsha Ambrosius knows how to craft a hit.
The singer-songwriter -- formally known as one-half of the neo-soul/spoken-word hybrid Floetry -- had already crafted tracks for Michael Jackson, Alicia Keys and Jamie Foxx before she broke out with her solo...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 12:56 PM
Before tens of thousands of attendees flooded the Los Angeles Convention Center on Saturday afternoon for two days of free concerts and endless celebrity-spotting as part of the 2014 BET Experience at L.A. Live, rehearsals were underway for the awards...