August 21, 2000
* E-Review spins the dial on Sonicbox's iM Remote Tuner, a device that enables listeners to tune into Internet radio stations on their home stereo. * Your Internet Guide lists recommended Web sites and upcoming Internet happenings.
May 31, 2013 |
Want to hear an Antarctica-based folk music station in your car? How about a radio broadcaster that plays only Grateful Dead covers? TuneIn is trying to make that a possibility for more people. The Palo Alto company, founded in 2002, is taking on competitors such as Pandora Media Inc. and Sirius XM Radio Inc. in the automotive market by offering products that stream music, news, sports and talk radio stations in vehicles. The company's website and mobile apps aggregate and stream content from stations around the world and generate revenue from digital display ads and commercials that play before the stream begins.
September 18, 2013 |
Apple's iOS 7 is coming Wednesday, and with it, a whole lot of new features. Listed here are 10 of the most useful features on the latest version of Apple's new mobile operating system. You'll want to test these out after you download and install iOS 7. The free download is available for the iPhone 4, 4S, 5 and the iPad 2, as well as the third-and-fourth generation iPad and the iPad mini. The latest generation iPod Touch can also be updated with the iOS 7. Control Center With iOS 7, users can swipe up on the touch screen to bring up the Control Center, with which users can adjust their screen brightness, go into Airplane mode and even turn on their iPhone's flash so the device can be used like a flashlight.
June 23, 2005
I appreciated "The Undertones of the City" (June 16) on Internet radio station Dublab (Dublab.com). I'm a junior at Santa Monica High School, and I'm happy to see more non-mainstream news published in the L.A. Times. Articles on underground radio are definitely a way to reach out to future readers. Thanks. Roby Behrens Venice
July 13, 2007 |
A federal appeals panel has declined to delay a substantial increase in royalties that Internet radio stations must pay for playing music, clearing the way for the rates to take effect Sunday. Webcasters had sought an emergency stay from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, arguing that the higher rates would drive many of them out of business.
July 17, 2007 |
The songs remained the same on Internet radio Monday, as most stations continued to stream music while their representatives negotiated to lower a controversial royalty hike that took effect over the weekend. With talks progressing, SoundExchange, the organization that collects royalties for musicians and record companies, indicated to webcasters that it wouldn't seek immediate payment of the higher rates.
April 17, 2007 |
Internet radio broadcasters were dealt a setback Monday when a panel of copyright judges threw out requests to reconsider a ruling that hiked the royalties they must pay to record companies and artists. A broad group of public and private broadcasters, including radio stations, small start-up companies, National Public Radio and major online sites like Yahoo Inc. and Time Warner Inc.'
October 20, 2004 |
With all the recent hoopla over Howard Stern's announcement that he will take his shock-jock act to satellite radio, you'd think satellite is the biggest thing in radio since the transistor. Lost in all the "What does this mean for traditional radio?" analysis is that the satellite network competitors Sirius and XM are dwarfed by the quiet phenomenon of Internet radio.
January 28, 2003 |
Yahoo Inc., which runs a group of Internet sites used by 213 million people a month, said it settled a lawsuit with Sony Music Entertainment Inc. over its Internet radio service. Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Yahoo said it would pay a one-time fee to Sony for prior use of the company's recordings on its Launchcast service. The companies also inked a licensing agreement. Financial terms weren't disclosed. Yahoo's Santa Monica-based Launch Media Inc.
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April 10, 2009 |
A 73-year-old Bonita man was arrested Thursday and charged with posing as a doctor and selling phony, possibly dangerous, cancer cures. Kurt Walter Donsbach was arrested during his Internet radio show. One patient allegedly paid thousands of dollars for steroids supplied by Donsbach, leading to severe bone density loss. Donsbach is being held in San Diego County Jail on $1.5-million bail. "This defendant preyed on vulnerable patients," said Dist. Atty. Bonnie Dumanis. -- Tony Perry