| Feb 15, 2014
| 5:13 PM
Apple threw open the doors Saturday to its first store in Brazil, one of the world's fastest-growing smartphone markets and a region that is crucially important to the company.
Chief Executive Tim Cook announced the opening in a tweet: "'Obrigado' to...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 11:45 AM
After numerous woes forced Kanye West to shift the itinerary of his Yeezus tour, the elaborate production is back on track, a rep for the rapper announced Wednesday.
West will resume his tour on Nov. 16 in Philadelphia.
Last week, West moved his Nov....
| Nov 18, 2013
| 10:01 AM
Katy Perry will hit the road next year in support of her album "Prism," the pop star announced Monday.
The news came in a wee-hours tweet from Perry, who wrote that she was "ecstatic" to reveal the initial dates of what she's calling the Prismatic World...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 3:01 PM
Does turning one’s limitations into shtick amount to moving past them?
Janelle Monáe seemed to think so Saturday night at Club Nokia, where she brought her tour behind this year’s “The Electric Lady” for a sold-out concert as...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 10:10 AM
Grammy-award winning Janelle Monáe is known for her fierce style replete with dapper tuxedos (what she's called her "uniform"); angelic face haloed by a naturally textured, chic updo; and music that explodes with uplifting, radical self-acceptance and...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 1:39 PM
“The X Factor’s” Season 3 ratings may be gasping for air (and its previous winners nowhere to be seen or heard), but a few finalists from the struggling franchise are continuing to make post-show noise.
Emblem3, the young pop, ska...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 3:40 PM
As fans await the movie version of "Fifty Shades of Grey," which is expected to hit screens Valentine's Day 2015, there's another, less serious dramatization aiming to satisfy devotees of E.L. James' bestselling novels.
"50 Shades! The Musical" is a...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 5:39 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Mobile dermatology applications may help people learn about UV rays or keep tabs on their moles, but they are not a substitute for seeing a doctor, researchers said Wednesday.
They searched online stores and found over 200...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
She sat at the bar, calmly texting while nursing a glass of merlot. I tepidly approached the empty stool next to her.
"Excuse me," I said, my gaze traveling from her eyes downward.
"Not interested pal," she replied curtly.
"May I just touch it for a...
| 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 7, 2013
| 7:30 AM
The Grammy Awards may be "music's biggest night," to quote the Recording Academy's dogged branding effort, but they no longer represent its center.
You got a firm sense of how haphazard the awards can seem, particularly as the record industry...