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  • MPAA hires two new executives to head its technology efforts

    MPAA hires two new executives to head its technology efforts
    The Motion Picture Assn. of America Inc., the trade group representing the major studios, has hired two new executives to head up its technology efforts. John McCoskey, a former chief technology officer at PBS,  joins the MPAA as executive vice...
  • Disney and Jerry Bruckheimer to end longtime partnership

    Disney and Jerry Bruckheimer to end longtime partnership
    Walt Disney Co. and producer Jerry Bruckheimer will not renew their first-look deal when it expires in 2014, ending a relationship that resulted in 27 movies and lasted more than 20 years. Bruckheimer, whose summer tentpole "The Lone Ranger" was a...
  • JC Football Preview: Orange Coast vs. Long Beach

    Orange Coast (1-1) vs. Long Beach (0-2) Where/when: Saturday, 6 p.m. at Orange Coast Key Pirates: Fr. RB Lorenzo Williams; So. QB Jon Newsom; So. DB Jason Kollack; Fr. OLB Paco Pollack. Key Vikings: Fr. QB Kenny Potter; Fr. WR Josiah Blandin; So. RB...
  • U.S. 'overreaching' in piracy case against Somali, judge says

    WASHINGTON — When is a pirate not a pirate? A federal court may provide an answer in a trial that opened in Washington this week of a Somali official who helped win release of a hijacked Danish cargo ship and crew for $1.7 million ransom, but...
  • Thoughts and observations on Silver Slugger Awards, Jeff Manto and expanded instant replay

    Thoughts and observations on Silver Slugger Awards, Jeff Manto and expanded instant replay
    The annual Silver Slugger Awards will be announced at 6 p.m. tonight on MLB Network, and the Orioles should be well represented. The awards are decided by a vote of major league managers and coaches, and lean heavily toward run-production numbers....
  • Hampton U.'s Washington runs with position switch

    Hampton U.'s Washington runs with position switch
    HAMPTON — Stunned and disappointed to be trailing at halftime last Saturday at Morgan State, one of Hampton University's smallest players spoke up and vowed that it wouldn't continue. Jorrian Washington then made good on his promise. Washington...
  • HU men open with 77-69 win against William and Mary

    HU men open with 77-69 win against William and Mary
    HAMPTON — Brian Darden was understandably nervous heading into his first college basketball game in a year. Once he buried his first shot, though, he and Hampton University were off and running. Darden's 3-point barrage fueled an early surge and...
  • College Roundup: OCC women's XC wins So Cal Championships

    CROSS COUNTRY Southern California Championships SANTA CLARITA — The Orange Coast College women won the SoCal title with 89 points Friday at Central Park. Glendale finished second with 154 points. The OCC men's team finished second. The State Meet...
  • MPAA backs anti-piracy curriculum for elementary school students

    MPAA backs anti-piracy curriculum for elementary school students
    First there was the Boy Scouts' "Respect Copyrights" activity patch, backed by the Motion Picture Assn. of America. Then there was "Crime-Fighting Canines," a weekly anti-piracy comic strip series for children in which two black Labrador retrievers...
  • 'Thor' roars at box office. 'Modern Family' problem for USA.

    'Thor' roars at box office. 'Modern Family' problem for USA.
    Before the coffee. After remembering Veterans Day. The Skinny: I ran a 10K Sunday at a pace of just over eight minutes per mile. Not bad for a geezer. I guess for me life's a sprint, not a marathon. I'll be sore for the next few days but it was worth...
  • The three Rs, and copyrights

    The three Rs, and copyrights
    Joined by a number of top tech companies, the major Hollywood studios and music labels are hoping to enlist a powerful new ally in their fight against online piracy: grade schools. The companies are financing the development of a curriculum for grades K-...