| Jul 31, 2013
| 10:09 AM
The K-pop superstar G-Dragon may have had good intentions in his attempted homage to Trayvon Martin. But a photo shared by the Big Bang front man had the exact opposite effect.
The singer, rapper and producer, born Kwon Ji Yong, is the leader of one...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 3:37 PM
Earlier this week, the K-Pop superstar G-Dragon posted an image to his Instagram account that shocked many U.S. fans with its resemblance to a widely shared image of the Florida shooting victim Trayvon Martin.
Though the post didn't mention Martin by...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Rick Ross built his career rapping about his exploits as an above-the-law drug kingpin, a front he kept up even after it was famously revealed that in a previous life the Miami MC had once worked as a Dade County corrections officer.
The news might...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 12:58 PM
When Kobe Bryant announced his campaign to help eliminate homelessness in Los Angeles, he inspired many to contribute.
Lakers fan Romina Rosas of Montclair was moved to donate money through Prizeo's "Win a Night Out in L.A. with Kobe Bryant."
| Aug 19, 2013
| 6:20 AM
Kobe Bryant was a popular topic last week, opening up to Jimmy Kimmel for an hour of conversation on Thursday in front of a packed house at Nokia Theatre.
The Lakers All-Star guard told Kimmel he isn't sure if he'll play on opening night (Oct. 29),...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 3:23 PM
Local R&B star Miguel had quite a winning 2012, what with Grammy accolades and a breakout hit in "Adorn." Now as a guest on Janelle Monáe's new single, "Primetime," the singer is part of another rare feat, if only for a moment.
"Primetime," the third...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 12:31 PM
Microsoft's tumultuous fall on the stock market during the last 13 years has largely been fueled by missteps in the consumer products market.
Though Bill Gates had significant control until 2006, soon-departing Chief Executive Steve Ballmer ultimately...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Organizers of the Archon Genomics X-Prize called off their $10-million competition Thursday, just two weeks before teams were set to begin work on 100 high-quality human genome sequences, in 30 days, at a cost of less than $10,000 per genome.
| Aug 30, 2013
| 9:45 AM
Looks like September is going to be a busy month for tech.
There is much anticipation for Apple to unveil a new iPhone model next month, but it's only one of numerous tech announcements coming in September.
First up is Samsung, which will be holding a...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 12:57 PM
If there's one clear message Microsoft has sent out with its purchase of Nokia's device business, it's this: We can do anything Apple and Google can.
By purchasing Nokia, Microsoft is stepping squarely into the hardware side of the smartphone market,...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 8:22 AM
After cutting the price of the 8 gigabyte Nexus 4 down to $199, Google has sold out of the smartphone just a few days later -- and the device may not be going back on sale.
Google cut the Nexus 4's price by $100 on Wednesday, making it a great bargain...