| Dec 6, 2013
| 6:00 AM
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Whether Grammy voters will recognize it or not, it's been a curious and transitional year for popular music. A few of its brightest new stars, 17-year-old New Zealand singer-songwriter Lorde, country...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 12:19 PM
The raison d’être of Stevie Wonder’s annual holiday concert is the collection of toys for needy children in the Southland, something he’s done enthusiastically for 18 years now, each edition featuring a different lineup of friends,...
| 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-...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 10:01 AM
The conventional wisdom that emerged in recent days about Satya Nadella boiled to a simple, singular word that was repeated over and over again:
The 22-year Microsoft was the "safe choice" to be the third chief executive in Microsoft history....
| Jan 31, 2014
| 1:03 PM
Happy Freebie Friday!
It's a countdown to the big game and we have a super lineup of free stuff to celebrate Super Bowl Sunday. Make a play for free pizza, Cheerios, free museum visits.
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| Jan 22, 2014
| 3:49 AM
Metro PCS is having a $29 sale on no-contract 4G phones from Samsung, Nokia and LG.
Bag $29 Samsung Galaxy Exhibit (normally $129) or a Nokia Lumia 521 running Windows 8 (normally $100) and get unlimited talk and text for as little as $25 a month....
| Jun 21, 2013
| 7:00 AM
For nearly two decades the Essence Music Festival has been the premiere destination for black music fans from around the country. Now, BET is hoping to change that.
The Black Entertainment Television network has built a formidable competitor to Essence'...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Last year BET tagged its annual awards spectacle as "Too big to miss" — a phrase the network should have held for this year.
Sure, the historically unpredictable ceremony will feature dazzling performances – Justin Timberlake, Chris Brown,...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 1:12 PM
Last year, smartphone manufacturers focused on selling phones with really big screens. This year, it's all about really big camera lenses.
A report Friday by SonyAlpha, a blog that covers Sony camera news, claims the Japanese electronics giant is...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 8:27 AM
If you're looking for a large-screen smartphone but don't want to spend too much, Nokia may have you covered.
The Finnish phone maker unveiled Tuesday the Lumia 625, a 4.7-inch smartphone built for users on a budget.
Nokia said it will be available to...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 1:26 PM
The Nokia Lumia 1020, which is set to go on sale this weekend, has been getting great reviews thanks to its 41-megapixel rear-facing camera. It can capture photos with more details than its rivals.
Join me and my Times colleague Michelle Maltais at 2:30...