| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:30 AM
The TV landscape is turning into a "Game of Thrones" judging by the 66th Primetime Emmy nominations announced Thursday morning.
HBO is still king, with 99 nominations. But its fortunes slipped a bit. (The premium channel had 108 nods last year.) And...
| 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...
| May 5, 2014
| 3:21 PM
The following items were gathered from police reports:
A 40-year-old Rockford woman was jogging west on Le Moyne Parkway from East Avenue at 6:58 a.m. April 29 when a thin man in his 20s ran up from behind, grabbed her and put his hand over...
| May 8, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Artist networking platform Talenthouse has inked a $10 million Series C investment deal led by German media giant ProSiebenSat.1 via Starwatch, ProSiebenSat.1's music and live entertainment arm.
The deal was announced Thursday morning in Frankfurt...
| 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...
| 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 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 31, 2014
| 10:29 AM
That Steve Ballmer is buying a sports franchise is no surprise to anyone who worked with him over the many decades he was at Microsoft.
As a boy, born and raised in Detroit, he badly wanted to play basketball, but ended up a manager for his high...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Microsoft Game Studios chief Phil Spencer has been given oversight of Xbox and Xbox Live, which are combining under the games group.
In the new role, Spencer will oversee the designers behind the Xbox One video game console, its Xbox Live interface, as...
| 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-...