Google's All Access takes on streaming radio outfits such as Spotify, Pandora

 Chris Yerga of Android introduces Google Play Music All Access at a conference in San Francisco. Photo: EPA

Google has introduced a music service for smartphones and tablets powered by its free Android software, in a challenge to streaming radio firms such as Pandora and Spotify.

Friday, 17 May, 2013, 4:52am

Puma names Pandora's Bjorn Gulden as new CEO after 4-month search

Puma names Pandora's Bjorn Gulden as new CEO after 4-month search

Bjorn Gulden succeeds Franz Koch, who left last month after only two years in the job. The appointment follows speculation in February that led Pandora to deny that Gulden would be leaving the company.

20 Apr 2013 - 5:35am

Jeweller's fun day shows how to make mum feel special

While some people may still be trying to figure out how to celebrate with their mums on Sunday, Danish jeweller Pandora helped out its staff and VIPs by organising a concert entitled 'Show Your Love'.

10 May 2012 - 12:00am

Karen Mok has what every girl dreams of

Karen Mok Man-wai may have been married since October, but the honeymoon is apparently not yet over for the singer-actress.

Mok was cheerful and almost bounced down the runway on Tuesday while showcasing Danish jewellery brand Pandora's spring-summer collection.

8 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Opening a Pandora's Box of great thrills

Wreckers Julie Hearn Published by Oxford ISBN 978 0 19 272929 3

If there was an old wooden box in front of you and someone told you not to open it, what would you want to do? You would want to open it, of course. But one box that should never have been opened was Pandora's Box.

30 May 2011 - 12:00am

Pandora's box comes alive with the world's final evil

Wreckers By Julie Hearn Published by Oxford ISBN 978 0 19 272929 3

15 May 2011 - 12:00am

Jewellery brand Pandora let loose in Asia-Pacific

Unlike the mythical Greek character, Danish-jewellery-brand Pandora opened its box on Tuesday only to give away treasures. As part of a promotional event at its shop in Hullett House, Tsim Sha Tsui, the company presented media guests with its signature charm bracelets.

16 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Don't bother with 3-D version

The 3D craze is a powerful one: Clash of the Titans was filmed in 2D, but its creators converted it to 3D, probably after noticing the success of Avatar. And that may be the reason why its 3D effects aren't apparent at all. Ironically, the most solid-looking things on the screen are the subtitles.

25 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Choi and Cheng a couple no more

Charlene Choi Cheuk-yin (below) of the Canto-pop girl group Twins has ended her six-year relationship with singer-actor boyfriend Ronald Cheng Chung-kei.

20 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Avatar fails to live up to hype

Amid all the hype surrounding James Cameron's movie Avatar, critics are complaining there is too much focus on the CGI and not enough on the script.

Players will be equally disappointed with James Cameron's Avatar: The Game, which also does not live up to the hype. It's not bad; it's just not as great as it's been advertised to be.

24 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Lack of subtitles leaves English-speakers feeling alien at premiere of Avatar

K11 isn't the only new mall in Tsim Sha Tsui. There's also a vertiginous retail space called iSquare where the Hyatt Regency hotel used to be. Although most of it is still under construction, the UA cinema opened on Wednesday with the premiere of James Cameron's 3-D blockbuster Avatar at 7pm and 9.45pm.

18 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

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19 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Cooder sessions showcase Cuban music

Buena Vista Social Club - Buena Vista Social Club (World Circuit) These sessions, recorded in Havana in 1996, feature the inimitable Ry Cooder and the cream of Cuba's musical talent.

4 Feb 1998 - 12:00am

No praise for Pandora in Corel's box of beasties

In Greek mythology, Pandora was a very special creature.

Zeus, it is said, was unhappy about the arrogance and antics of Prometheus who was constantly fooling the gods with his tricks and practical jokes. Zeus ordered Hephaestus to make a woman out of clay and because she received so many gifts, she was given the name Pandora, the receiver of gifts.

9 Apr 1996 - 12:00am

'Pandora's box' alarm at pay study

THE Government yesterday warned that a Pandora's box would be opened if an independent committee of inquiry was set up to decide whether it should pay its 190,000 staff an alleged salary shortfall.

13 Jan 1994 - 12:00am