| Jan 9, 2014
Is Jay Z like you and me?
Does he misplace the keys to his hovercraft? Lock himself out of his private island? Have trouble deciding what to watch now that "Breaking Bad" is over? Need a month before he stops writing "2013" on his checks?
Jay Z, who...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 3:45 PM
The Secret Santa of Glendora works swiftly, cheerfully, her blond ponytail bouncing out from underneath her fuzzy red hat on this December afternoon as she glides from table to table.
The guy eating the scrambled eggs gets a nudge about his sorry...
| 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...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 12:30 AM
Netflix has been a quasi-competitor to Comcast, whose cable bundle looks pretty steep compared with Netflix's low $7.99 monthly price for a wealth of on-demand entertainment options.
Now Netflix is in early-stage talks with Comcast and other cable...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Hulu Plus is now available on Nintendo's 3DS family of handheld game consoles -- almost two years after the Japanese company originally said it would add support for the subscription VOD service.
Nintendo said in October 2011 that Hulu Plus would be...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 6:00 AM
ConnecTV, a mobile application designed to make TV viewing more social, is being relaunched with a focus on video sharing.
The reboot of the TV industry-backed venture illustrates the challenges that confront independent app developers in the age of...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Google's low-cost Chromecast Internet TV adapter now streams Pandora's music-streaming service to HDTVs, as the device builds out its content lineup to challenge other broadband set-top boxes.
Google launched Chromecast in July -- selling out initial...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 10:56 AM
Here's something you may not know about Bill Cosby.
"He orders lunch for everyone," Robert Townsend said when I reached him in Los Angeles by phone. "Usually somebody like a production assistant does that. But he will call the restaurant himself and...
| 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...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Netflix will deliver titles available in its higher-quality "Super HD" video -- which the company says is comparable to Blu-ray -- to all members, instead of only those whose broadband providers are part of its content-delivery network.
| Oct 1, 2013
| 10:46 AM
Netflix Inc. stock soared to record levels Tuesday, apparently propelled by a new analyst report predicting surprising growth in the streaming video service's international subscribers.
The stock stock rose to a high of $321.61 in early trading, after...