Pursuing iPhone Thief, Officer Knew Right Buttons to Push

As crime-solving tools go, it may not have the same pedigree as, say, the oversize magnifying glass. But with apologies to Sherlock Holmes, an...

The battle for engagement is on! Whoops, watch that car.

Have you noticed how everyone seems to have contracted Attention Deficit Disorder? We are so distracted that we actually text while driving. Piloting a...

Twitter now able to censor tweets in individual countries

Twitter has refined its technology so it can censor messages on a country-by-country basis. The additional flexibility announced on Thursday is likely to raise fears...

Universal Music May Have Inadvertently Exposed a Flaw in the YouTube Takedown Process

Last month, before federal authorities shut down Megaupload, the popular file-storage website got into a legal brawl with Universal Music Group over a video...

Today in 1985, We Are The World was recorded

'I am responsible for two of the worst songs in history. One is Do They Know It's Christmas? and the other one is We...

On this day in 1984, Frankie Goes To Hollywood goes to #1 with Relax

On this day in 1984, Frankie Goes To Hollywood started a five-week run at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Relax!' BBC Radio...

Ramiro Garcia ~ American Idol 2012 Auditions Galveston

Jennifer Lopez might have found a miracle voice with worship leader Ramiro Garcia as he left her searching for words Thursday night on American...

Universal Music’s Rob Wells: ‘Idea That Spotify Cannibalizes Sales is Bogus’

Coldplay, the Black Keys and Adele may strongly disagree, but making your repertoire available on streaming services does not cannibalize record sales. At least...

Today in 1973, Stevie Wonder was #1 with “Superstition”. Welcome to Sesame Street.

Oh, come on. Truly brilliant. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ul7X5js1vE&w=420&h=315]

One Big Database Could Save the Music Business with Billions of Tiny Rivulets

In 13-plus years of writing about digital music all day, one of my favorite pieces remains “4 Reasons Music Needs One Big Database,” which...

Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg: Social Media Helps Drive the Global Economy

Social media is “a really unique bright spot” in the challenged world economy, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg argued in a speech Tuesday at the...

Today in 1971, David Bowie arrived in the U.S. for the first time. Here’s the photo

The photograph above was taken on the evening of Bowie’s first arrival in the United States. It’s on the Flickr account of Michael Olberman,...

Happy Birthday to Mike Patton from Faith No More

Epic. Epic. Epic. That's all you need to say. [vimeo 30463669 w=400 h=300]Faith No More - Epic (live SNL) from Radosław Plato on Vimeo.

Welcome Back Kotter’s Robert Hegyes (Puerto Rican student Juan Epstein) in classic with James Woods

RIP to Welcome Back Kotter's, Robert Hegyes (Puerto Rican student Juan Epstein) at 60. In other news, he was 60?? Check this out. Note...

Happy Birthday to Gillian Gilbert from New Order

This one is for Candace. Every time I see you falling I get down on my knees and pray I'm waiting for that final moment You say the...