Fourth of July – Riverfront Park – Independence Day festival. Spokane Jazz Orchestra, free Children's Meadow by Numerica Credit Union, First Night Rising Stars Stage, fireworks display at dusk by Larry H. Miller dealerships. Nonsmoking event, except in designated areas; no
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Online movie ticketing service Fandango said Tuesday that its ticket sales rose 28 percent in the second quarter, with purchases by cellphone more than doubling from a year ago.
The company said that customer traffic increased 26 percent in the
By MICHAEL LIEDTKEAP Technology Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Netflix subscribers watched more than 1 billion hours of online video last month as the advent of high-speed Internet connections and high-powered mobile devices change people's viewing habits.
By CANDICE CHOIAP Food Industry Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Chuck E. Cheese has been given the pink slip.
The company that operates the chain of children's pizza restaurants is retiring the giant rodent's outdated image - and the man who voiced its character
MSNBC.COM - Actor Andy Griffith, who won the hearts of 1960s TV viewers with his role as gentle Sheriff Andy Taylor in "The Andy Griffith Show," then returned as a 1980s country lawyer in "Matlock," died Tuesday at 86. The news was confirmed to North Carolina television station WITN by Bill
NEW YORK (AP) - Sony is buying the video game-streaming company Gaikai for about $380 million in a bid to establish a new cloud-based gaming service.
Video game streaming is not as widespread as music and movie streaming, largely because the technology is far
By JESSE J. HOLLANDAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - GlaxoSmithKline LLC will pay $3 billion and plead guilty to promoting two popular drugs for unapproved uses and to failing to disclose important safety information on a third in the largest health care fraud settlement in U.S
By BARBARA ORTUTAYAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - A scruffy, young Steve Jobs worked at Atari before he founded Apple. "Pong," one of the world's first video games, was born there, as was "Centipede," a classic from the era of quarter-guzzling arcade machines. "Call of
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Fireworks went on sale Thursday in Washington and will be permitted through July 5. The state fire marshal's office says 900 licenses were issued for retail fireworks stands. Fire Marshal Charles Duffy and other authorities are urging