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Google’s streaming music service adds mood to mix

This product image provided by Google shows the mood music feature on the web version of Google Play. The new feature is being released Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in an update to Google Play’s music subscription service, “All Access,†which costs $10 per...

Diddy, Nas set for Alicia Keys’ Black Ball

NEW YORK (AP) — Diddy will host Alicia Keys’ annual charity event that raises awareness about HIV and AIDS. The piano-playing singer announced Tuesday that her husband, producer-rapper Swizz Beatz, will co-host the 11th annual Black Ball on Oct. 30 at New York...
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‘SNL’ adds black woman to cast from writers room

FILE – In this Sept. 6, 2014 file photo, actress Leslie Jones poses at the “Top Five” premiere at the Princess of Wales Theatre during the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto. NBC says “Saturday Night Live” is adding Leslie Jones to...
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Politicians join protest outside Met over opera

FILE – In this Sept. 22, 2014, file photo, protestors attend the arrivals at the Metropolitan Opera 2014-15 Season Opening in New York to register their disapproval of the Met’s decision to premiere the controversial opera “The Death of Klinghoffer,” later...
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NBC’s Snyderman faces credibility issues

In this Sept. 1, 2011 photo released by NBC, NBC News’ chief medical editor Dr. Nancy Snyderman appears on the “Today” show in New York. Snyderman who has been at NBC since 2006, covered the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and worked briefly with Ashoka Mukpo, the...

Amazon and Simon & Schuster reach multiyear deal

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon.com and Hachette Book Group remain in a months-long standoff, but the online retailer has reached a multiyear agreement with another major New York publisher, Simon & Schuster. Amazon and Simon & Schuster both expressed satisfaction Monday...
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At A Glance: The cost of cable vs. a la carte

Graphic shows rates for bundled cable services vs. a la carte services; 2c x 3 inches; 96.3 mm x 76 mm; Graphic shows rates for bundled cable services vs. a la carte services; 2c x 3 inches; 96.3 mm x 76 mm; FILE – This May 30, 2007 file photo shows a cable box on top of a...
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Not so fast cordcutters_cable’s not going anywhere

FILE – This May 30, 2007 file photo shows a cable box on top of a television in Philadelphia. Cord cutters rejoiced last week after HBO and CBS announced plans to sell stand-alone streaming services, a move that cable and satellite television providers have resisted for...
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NBC’s Snyderman faces credibility issues

In this Sept. 1, 2011 photo released by NBC, NBC News’ chief medical editor Dr. Nancy Snyderman appears on the “Today” show in New York. Snyderman who has been at NBC since 2006, covered the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and worked briefly with Ashoka Mukpo, the...

San Francisco radio stations ban hit song ‘Royals’

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The popular song “Royals” by New Zealand artist Lorde is getting caught up in the fervor over the upcoming World Series between the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals. Two San Francisco radio stations say they won’t play the...