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Sony Music CEO confirms Apple will announce streaming service Monday

Sony Music Entertainment head Doug Morris has confirmed the music industry's worst-kept secret.<p>The executive said in onstage remarks Sunday that<p>Apple Inc.will introduce its long-anticipated music streaming service on Monday at its developers conference in San Francisco.<p>"It's happening tomorrow," …

Mark Duplass: 'There's no excuse not to make films on weekends with friends'

The key to becoming a successful and fulfilled independent filmmaker is shooting films on your mobile phone for $3 and never giving in to the temptation of studio schmaltz, according to Mark Duplass, the co-creator of Togetherness.<p>In his keynote speech at SXSW in Austin, the filmmaker outlined his …

Filmmaking

Ryan Gosling rounds 'Lost River,' heads to South by Southwest

It should have come as little surprise that one of Hollywood's most idiosyncratic actors would make a purposefully, powerfully odd movie for his debut as filmmaker. When Ryan Gosling's "Lost River" first screened as part of the Cannes Film Festival nearly a year ago, however, it received a …

Madonna bashes her hometown of Rochester

Madonna speaks out about Rochester on Howard Stern. The material girl called people in her hometown, "basic, provincial-thinking people."<p>Yes …

'Blurred Lines' Lawsuit: 5 Major Music Industry Implications

The "Blurred Lines" trial, which ended Tuesday with a copyright ruling from a federal jury in Los Angeles, involved big stars (Pharrell Williams and …

Music

Detroit man who commuted by foot 21 miles a day surprised with a donated car

<b>(CNN) —</b> The world's most famous commuter thought he was meeting friends for lunch Friday to close out a wild week in the spotlight.<p>But James Robertson, whose 21-mile round-trip work commute garnered worldwide attention and more than $300,000 in donations, got more than just lunch.<p>The 56-year-old is …

Mark Wahlberg doesn't deserve pardon (Opinion) - CNN.com

<i>Editor's note: Jeff Yang is a columnist for The Wall Street Journal Online and can be heard frequently on radio as a contributor to shows such as PRI's "The Takeaway" and WNYC's "The Brian Lehrer Show." He is the author of "I Am Jackie Chan: My Life in Action" and editor of the graphic novel</i> …

Obama calls N.Y. doctor who recovered from Ebola

President Barack Obama interrupted his China trip to call the New York physician who had contracted Ebola while treating patients in Guinea. The doctor, Craig Spencer, has recovered and was discharged on Tuesday.<p>The president thanked Spencer for his “selflessness and compassion in fighting this …

Tencent Focuses On Free Calling With New Standalone WeChat VoIP Apps

Chinese telecom operators have long resented WeChat, the country’s top messaging app, for the pressure that its hundreds of millions of users place on their data networks and the lost revenue they incur. There have even been threats to charge for it. But now things just got a lot more serious after …

Marissa Mayer Spends $640 Million To Buy A Video Advertising Company

CEO Marissa Mayer said that video is one of the four core pillars of Yahoo's business strategy, alongside mobile, social, and native advertising, and claimed that Brightroll is on track to pull in more than $100 million in revenues this year. The company serves as a middleman between video content …

I just followed Taylor Swift around her house, and so can you

We already know that celebrities are moving into mobile games thanks to the success of Kim Kardashian: Hollywood, but Taylor Swift is doing it while also promoting her music … and American Express.<p>Yesterday, the pop queen released the music video for her latest hit single “Blank Space,” but she …

'Mum thinks I'm an idiot': Australian man admits 'surfing' dead whale was bad idea

An Australian man who "surfed" a floating whale carcass surrounded by sharks has admitted that he was an "idiot" to attempt the foolhardy feat.<p>Harrison Williams, 26, was on a boating excursion with friends off the coast of Western Australia over the weekend when they came across the dead whale.<p>"Out …

"South Park" Reveals Lorde's True Identity: Randy Marsh

Tonight's episode of "South Park" revealed something of a bombshell: Lorde isn't actually a teenager from New Zealand. She's Randy Marsh, the mustachioed South Park resident and father of Stan Marsh. Watch the episode below (via CoS). <b>Update</b>: Lorde has Tweeted her reaction. Apparently, Sia was …