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Glass Falls On Snooki, Chris Noth After Ice Breaks Sony Building Ceiling During Purim Party

AP / Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — Snooki, Chris Noth, and Vinny Guadagnino were unharmed by falling glass Saturday night. The three were at a Purim Party in New York C...

The Generation That Killed Rock 'n Roll

Nathan Harden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Nathan Harden

People should pay for music to support all the unknown artists out there who are trying to make it. What if internet piracy had existed in the 1960s? No Dylan? No Beatles? Would Bono be working as a longshoreman?

Discovery Readies 3D Network for Launch This Year, CEO Tells Beet.TV (video)

Daisy Whitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Daisy Whitney


After Apple's Tablet, Will Any Of These eReaders Last? (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Amy Hertz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

eReaders were out in force at the Consumer Electronics Show just two weeks ago, but with Apple's announcement looming on Wednesday it seems like the n...

New e-Book Readers To Compete With Kindle

TIME | Adam Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Amazon is about to be attacked by a squadron of would-be Kindle killers that are being brought to market by some of the biggest names in consumer elec...

Sony eReader Review: New Daily Edition Reader Is Sony's Most Competitive Yet

The Wall Street Journal | By WALTER S. MOSSBERG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Sony, the Japanese electronics giant, was a pioneer in the current wave of electronic book readers, introducing its first Sony Reader model back in 20...

CES 2010: 'Droid-Based Kindle Killer Debuts!

Jim Louderback | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jim Louderback

If you got an Amazon Kindle, Sony E-Reader or Barnes and Noble Nook this holiday season, don't read this story -- you'll just be depressed.

GeekGirl Reviews: E-Book Readers - Sony Reader Pocket Edition

Stephanie Vaughn Hapke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Stephanie Vaughn Hapke

If you are looking for a no-frills e-book reader that supports all the common formats and does not need wireless access, the Sony Reader Pocket Edition could be the reader for you.

The Future of Reading: Learning From the Past to Thrive in the Future

Steve Haber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Steve Haber

To truly open the future of books and reading, consumers must be freed from proprietary devices and formats. We owe it to those who came before us to bring access to as many as possible.

YouTube Maintaining Dominance in 2010

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

To stay on top, YouTube must forge partnerships with professional content providers, as it has already done with CBS, MGM, Lions Gate, BBC, Sony and Starz.

The Death of Print Doesn't Have to Mean the Death of Publishing

Steve Haber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Steve Haber

In a world of social networks, video games and mobile handsets that do everything imaginable, Americans have maintained their interest in reading.

Xperia X10 Phone: Sony Ericsson's New Android IN ACTION (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

See video below Sony Ericsson has officially unveiled its first android device: the Xperia X10, running Sony Ericsson's "Rachael" android interface (...

'This Is It': Listen To Michael Jackson's New Song (AUDIO, LYRICS)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK - The first song from the upcoming Michael Jackson music documentary "This Is It" made it's debut online early Monday morning on MichaelJacks...

Objects That Tell the Story of Our Life (Video)

Jessica Sanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jessica Sanders

To direct a short film about my family, I used the artifacts from our creative journeys: the film canisters stacked in the fridge, the Oscar in the guest bathroom, the photos, the news clippings.

Serial Litigant Stands Slim Chance Against Video Game Titans

Suann MacIsaac | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Suann MacIsaac

In a society where parents fabricate the disappearance of their small child in the hopes of getting a reality television show, it should be no surprise that Erik Estavillo is seeking his fifteen minutes of fame.

eReader Gift Guide

Engadget | Paul Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

We've rounded up a few of our favorite devices, though be warned: with a market this much in its infancy, there's always going to be something just a ...

Sony's 3D Display Unveiled: 360-Degree Hologram, No Glasses Needed (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Sony's latest gadget looks like a cross between a coffee-maker and a fan, but it's a whole lot cooler (see photo below). The "360 Degree Stereoscopic...

CES 2010: Can You See in 3D? CES Says You Can

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Players like Sony, Apple and Amazon may seem as different as companies can be, but in the world going forward they're going to find themselves more and more alike.

Hey Publishers, Screwing Your Best Customers Is A Mistake

Matt Stewart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Matt Stewart

By denying the value of e-books, S&S, Hatchette and HarperCollins will make it harder for their power-readers to buy from them, to champion their books, to spread literary joy quickly and easily.

Corporate Filmmaking at Its Worst? Sony Boots Raimi/Maguire, Reboots Spider-Man for 2012

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Deciding that he'd rather make no Spider-Man film than make a bad one, Sam Raimi has walked off the project and Toby Maguire has followed him.

Electronics Changes Books, Bookstores and Publishing for Christmas 2009

Giles Slade | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Giles Slade

On the day before Christmas, I realized I didn't have a present for my friend, Tom Harapnuik, who'd given me a copy of Mark Bauerlein's The Dumbest Ge...

Brand Management in China: Three Golden Rules

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tom Doctoroff

The Chinese worldview, not to mention its brandscape, is profoundly different from Western markets. Here are a few "golden rules" marketers must know before landing in the mainland.

E-Book Readers Are Hot Holiday Gift

The Los Angeles Times | Alex Pham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Will digital books catch fire this holiday? According to an online survey, 1 in 5 shoppers said they planned to buy an electronic book reader such as ...

At TechCrunch50, Patching Up the Old Is the New "New"

Maya Baratz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Maya Baratz

If the first half of the conference is any indication, what's "new" in the tech industry these days is a renown effort to bridge gaps between industry archetypes that aren't.

Why We Are Subjected to Beatlemania, Again

Tamara Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tamara Conniff

I love the Beatles, don't get me wrong. Paul McCartney in concert is a religious experience. But I'm over Beatlemania. I want it to stop. Why now? A little thing called copyright.