| Jun 5, 2013
| 9:48 AM
All eyes have been on Apple in anticipation of its 'iRadio' music streaming service this week.
But while Pandora's potential rival secures licensing deals with record companies, Pandora itself is increasing its own offerings.
The Oakland company...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 2:26 PM
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Shares of TiVo Inc. jumped more than 8% on Thursday because of a report that the set-top box maker had reached a settlement with Google's Motorola Mobility unit.
TiVo sued Motorola last year for...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 10:23 AM
Shares of TiVo Inc. plummeted Friday after the set-top box maker announced a settlement with Google's Motorola Mobility unit, Cisco and Time Warner Cable for less than expected.
TiVo said Friday it reached a settlement with the three companies for a...
| Jan 17, 2014
Friday night at 9, millions of Americans will sit in front of their televisions and watch the tropical police drama "Hawaii Five-0" on their local CBS station. And over the next week, roughly 3 million more will watch the show on their own schedule. That'...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 5:29 AM
Previously on "The Amazing Race," there were so many teams! And they were so happy! Until Phil sent most of them home. Last week, Leo and Jamal came in last place. Tonight, we find out who wins.
Here’s the part where I tell you that my...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 10:18 AM
"Kill the kid!"
Dermot Mulroney, in character as ex-CIA analyst Thomas Gibson, is barking orders to a group of people, some standing, some hunched over computers, in a small green- and yellow-tiled kitchen set on a soundstage in the West Side's...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 1:51 PM
The NFL has instant replay and its tense, endless minutes as refs scrutinize ball bobbles under the hood. Basketball has its reviews of three-point lines and halftime buzzer beaters.
But for that fraught sports moment just between subjective act and...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 12:21 PM
This year's crop of movie trailers airing during the Super Bowl featured such memorable sights as a sword-wielding robot riding a mechanical dinosaur, a flood of truly biblical proportions and a web-slinging superhero battling an electricity-powered...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 7:32 AM
Call them the even-if Olympics.
Shaun White's bid to land a third consecutive halfpipe gold was going to be one of the most anticipated events of the Sochi Games even if he hadn't hit the deck in his first run of the finals like Tom Hanks' co-stars in...
| Dec 16, 2013
At my family's home in New England, on a piano that has been the centerpiece of the living room since before I was born, amid family pictures, music boxes, candy dishes and curling old Polaroids of family pets, there is a snow globe I made a few years...
| May 31, 2013
Chuck Betzold, the man I once christened "Geoffrey Baer in spongy shoes," will kick off this year's series of "historical fun runs" Sunday morning with a jogging tour of Bridgeport and the Illinois Michigan Canal. Our run begins with a......