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.
October 3, 2012 |
Honda's nerds have done it. They've cracked the code, solved the riddle, unscrambled the jumble that, until now, has perpetually confounded a large swath of the automotive engineering teams around the globe. What'd they figure out? A worthwhile transmission. A part of the car that's traditionally as sexy as a pair of adult diapers. Yet it's a part that contributes mightily to the overall excellence of the 2013 Honda Accord. Honda's venerable mid-size sedan has gone through a clean-sheet redesign that overhauled the car's engines, transmissions, styling and size.
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
October 25, 2013 |
Bob Pittman was best known as the co-founder of MTV and chief operating officer of America Online Inc. - and later AOL Time Warner - before becoming Chairman and chief executive of Clear Channel in 2011. Clear Channel, an outdoor advertising giant and the nation's biggest radio company, operates 850 radio stations in the U.S. and the iHeartRadio online music streaming service, and also produces live events such as the iHeartRadio Music Festival. The company officially opened its new iHeartRadio Theater on Tuesday night with a performance by Katy Perry, celebrating the release of her album "Prism.
August 12, 2013 |
Spanish-language radio star Eddie "Piolín" Sotelo is borrowing a page from Howard Stern. Three weeks after severing ties with Univision Radio, Sotelo has made a deal to bounce to SiriusXM satellite radio. This fall, Sotelo will launch a Spanish-language entertainment channel on the subscription service called Piolín Radio, which will be anchored by a live four-hour morning program that Sotelo will broadcast from Los Angeles. "I am honored SiriusXM believes in me," Sotelo, whose nickname means "Tweety Bird," said in a statement.
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.
May 23, 2010 |
The number of iPhone apps for travel is so mind-boggling that it almost makes me want to stay home and stick my head under the covers. But with help from experts, I've managed to whittle down my list and have spent the last seven or so months testing various apps to see which make the cut. Here, then, are my favorites. Many are free. All work on iPhones, and many work on BlackBerries and Androids. Trip tools Kayak (free): an aggregator website for airfare, hotel and car rental searches.
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.