| Sep 10, 2013
| 8:12 AM
Key changes outnumbered costume changes during Ariana Grande’s concert Monday night at Club Nokia, where the ascendant pop-soul singer (and star of Nickelodeon’s “Sam & Cat”) touched down for the final date of her so-called...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 11:37 AM
New iPhones are on their way, but should you get one?
For more than half a decade Apple has been building amazing smartphones, but in the last couple of years, its rivals have caught up. The iPhone is still a great device, but it's no longer the...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 2:36 PM
Microsoft's purchase of Nokia came as a bit of a surprise last week, but a report Friday seems to shed light on why Microsoft may have decided to pay up and buy its partner: Nokia was testing Android versions of its devices.
Nokia built versions of...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 7:53 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Having written about Oracle at various points over the last decade means I have also followed founder Larry Ellison's obsessive pursuit of the America's Cup.
The race has always been there in the very distant background, until...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 8:20 AM
Just in time for the latest iPhones, Sprint will reportedly be launching its own early upgrade program later this month.
The program is called One Up and is scheduled to start Sept. 20, the day the new iPhones are to come out, according to CNET. The...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Christian Zucconi was nobody's idea of a Hollywood slickster when he ambled onstage one night last month at Club Nokia. Gawky, wild-haired and wrapped in what appeared to be a secondhand bathrobe, the frontman of L.A.'s Grouplove was there to perform with...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 1:13 PM
A list of upcoming concerts across the Southland, with on-sale dates in parentheses.
Kanye West, Oct. 28 (now)
Danny Elfman’s Music From the Films of Tim Burton, Oct. 29 (now); John Legend, Dec. 1 (Fri.)
| Sep 18, 2013
| 1:58 PM
Fans of composer Danny Elfman will have a third opportunity to catch an orchestral concert of his music for the movies of Tim Burton. Organizers of the concert have added a third performance to the musical event scheduled for Oct. 30 at the Nokia...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 12:36 PM
South Florida rap icon Rick Ross has announced an eight-city tour in support of his imminent “Mastermind” album, including a Nov. 23 stop at the James L. Knight Center in Miami. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at AXS.com.
The tour will...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 5:23 PM
"Top Chef: Last Chance Kitchen" took home an Emmy for Multiplatform Storytelling on Sunday during the Creative Arts Emmy Awards at Nokia Theater.
The folks at Bravo were informed of the win in late August and "Top Chef" host Tom Colicchio took some time...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The 65th Emmy Awards took so many of its winners by surprise Sunday night that several were, quite literally, speechless.
True, TV's biggest night had its share of repeat winners, notably ABC's "Modern Family" and actresses Claire Danes ("Homeland") and...