| Jun 26, 2014
| 9:46 AM
"Transformers: Age of Extinction," the fourth installment of Michael Bay's $2.6-billion blue-chip franchise about a race of super robot freedom fighters that wear codpieces (to hide the junk under their trunk) and appear fundamentally incapable of not...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 11:23 AM
ABC News is launching an online video programming service via Apple TV.
The Apple TV app features both live news content as well as video clips from ABC News shows such as "World News Tonight" and "Good Morning America." Users will also have access to...
| May 18, 2014
| 7:00 AM
What do you call an a la carte, mix-and-match, label-agnostic approach to style, an anti-fashion fashion trend and a conscious effort to look effortless? If you answered "normcore," then you've at least heard the fashion world's biggest buzzword yet of...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 8:30 AM
The Nantucket Film Festival has announced the lineup for some of the fest's popular Signature Programs, including the annual All-Star Comedy Roundtable, presented by Ben Stiller, and the return of the live Staged Reading.
Donick Cary's TV pilot...
| May 8, 2014
| 7:44 PM
Apple Inc., in what would be the largest acquisition ever for the tech giant, is close to buying high-end headphone maker Beats Electronics for $3.2 billion.
The talks between Apple of Cupertino, Calif., and Beats Electronics of Culver City were first...
| May 29, 2014
| 4:37 PM
Days after Spotify announced that it had more than 10 million subscribers to its online music service, Apple announced that it had struck a $3-billion deal to buy the company behind one of Spotify's newest, buzziest rivals: Beats. The challenge for both...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 11:22 AM
A cash prize of up to $25,000 for some good thinking and ideas that solve problems, innovates a process or streamlines a system within a government agency took another step this week toward being offered to the public.
Dubbed the X-Prize, the reward...
| May 15, 2014
| 9:41 AM
When Ginni Rometty addresses restless shareholders today at IBM’s annual investor day, it will be with the practised air of someone used to handling the regular upheavals of the industry.
“This company reinvents itself every decade. It&...
| May 9, 2014
| 7:20 AM
Less than a day after news broke that Apple was in talks to acquire Beats Electronics for $3.2 billion, many observers were still scratching their heads.
Yes, Beats makes some popular headphones. Yes, it's launched a streaming music service, though...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 10:00 PM
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Let’s play a game of 11 truths and a lie. Try to determine which of these statements about Shep Gordon is false:
>> In his first 24 hours in L.A. he was beaten up twice, once by Janis Joplin.
>> Mike Myers says Shep is the...
| May 9, 2014
| 9:30 AM
Reports are flying that Apple is acquiring Beats Electronics for $3.2 billion, but Dr. Dre may have confirmed the rumors himself with a video and a selfie photo posted on Facebook.
The famed hip hop star posted a video that features him alongside R&B...
| May 9, 2014
| 8:26 PM
As my colleague Chris O'Brien notes, Apple's reported interest in buying Beats Electronics for $3.2 billion is causing a lot of head-shaking and tongue-clucking among tech and finance cognoscenti. Even some of the company's most famous (or notorious)...