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Steve Ballmer is a clueless NBA owner, says Bill Simmons

Technically Incorrect: The former ESPN star, now heading to HBO, believes the former Microsoft CEO is out of his depth as a sports owner.

By August 25, 2015


How streaming makes a hit record last longer

Record industry insiders have given an insight into how streaming services like Spotify and Tidal offer new long-term benefits -- but how do artists keep fans interested?

By May 15, 2015


Lucifer has a hell of a good time in new TV trailer

Who knew the former Lord of Hell was so eager run a bar and help cops solve murders in LA? Get a glimpse of the new Fox show "Lucifer," which is set to debut in 2016.

By May 12, 2015


Vexed in the city: Welcoming new techies with a middle finger salute

The new era of dot-com fortunes spurs plenty of angst aimed at San Francisco's most privileged, but it hasn't stopped tech workers from moving in.

By August 23, 2014


Vexed in the city: If you're moving to San Francisco, bring cash. Lots of cash

Most cities would die for the problems San Francisco is having. But with so many techies flooding the city, the cost of renting or buying a place to live is soaring.

By August 20, 2014


​Real-world science at the heart of superhero comic series Multiversity

Superstring theory and the music of the spheres create the scientific foundation for Grant Morrison's multiple universe-spanning superhero epic Multiversity.

By July 31, 2014


Xbox shows off lineup of original TV shows

Microsoft reveals more information on its upcoming original programming, including the Halo series and a reality series from Aussie Paul de Gelder.

By April 28, 2014


Akamai Heartbleed patch not a fix after all

The Web infrastructure company's patch was supposed to have handled the problem. Turns out it protects only three of six critical encryption values.

By April 14, 2014


Missed connections: Limbo in high tech's culture clash

The term "Google bus" has come to symbolize very real tensions between tech companies and the communities they call home. Here's a look below the surface.

By February 8, 2014


After stink-eye from Kanye, Zappos releases 'Sh-t Product'

Kanye West claims Zappos sells sh-t product. So Zappos does. It's a $100,000 toilet and plunger, which is already enjoying positive reviews.

By November 20, 2013