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  • Russia: Tour explores space program, from Star City to launch pad

    Russia: Tour explores space program, from Star City to launch pad
    Star City was once the secret site in Moscow where Russian cosmonauts trained for trips to outer space. Now a nine-day tour takes you there, offering an insider's look at the history of the space program and even some zero-gravity cosmonaut training....
  • Can Dave Davis Help Hollywood's In-flight Entertainment Biz Soar at Global Eagle?

    Global Eagle, a provider of satellite-based in-flight entertainment systems for airlines, has tapped Dave Davis as CEO. A former veteran of the airline industry who was instrumental in the merger of Northwest and Delta airlines, Davis had served as chief...
  • Aereo does an about-face in latest attempt to stay alive

    Aereo does an about-face in latest attempt to stay alive
    If you can't beat them, join them. That seems to be the approach Aereo is taking in a last-ditch effort to stay alive after the Supreme Court ruled last month that the start-up service which streams the signals of local TV stations over the Internet via...
  • SpaceX gets Air Force certification toward launching military satellites

    Hawthorne rocket company SpaceX has reached a major milestone toward its goal to launch the U.S. government's most sophisticated national security satellites. The upstart firm announced Friday that the Air Force certified its Falcon 9 rocket after...
  • Air Force certifies SpaceX Falcon 9 flights

    Air Force certifies SpaceX Falcon 9 flights
    In a move that could shake up the spaceflight business, Hawthorne rocket company SpaceX has passed a key milestone toward its goal to launch the U.S. government's most sophisticated national security satellites. The upstart firm said Friday that the Air...
  • It ain't rock and roll without a Port-a-Potty

    Five dudes in an SUV on a Saturday night, heading to Chicago for a rock music extravaganza. As tunes from satellite radio filled the vehicle's interior, naturally the conversation turned to concerts. "Last one you attended?" I asked my companions while...
  • 'Earth to Echo': Shrewd Counter-Programming or Sacrificial Lamb?

    "Earth to Echo," a family-friendly adventure about an adorable alien, is trying to avoid being crushed by the robot hordes from "Transformers: Age of Extinction," when it premieres before the July 4th holiday. After all, the film is a low-budget affair...
  • YouTube, SiriusXM team up for new weekly 'YouTube 15' show

    YouTube, SiriusXM team up for new weekly 'YouTube 15' show
    YouTube and SiriusXM satellite radio are teaming up for their first joint venture, “The YouTube 15,” a new show premiering July 11 that will highlight the 15 top trending and emerging new songs each week on YouTube. The chosen songs will air...
  • Aereo decision a win for Tribune Co., but no loss for Chicago

    Aereo decision a win for Tribune Co., but no loss for Chicago
    The U.S. Supreme Court handed television broadcasters – including Tribune Co., a plaintiff in the lawsuit – a major victory Wednesday in ruling that online service Aereo Inc. violated copyright laws by using antenna farms to rebroadcast...
  • Morgan State warned of problems with its largest U.S. research program

    Morgan State warned of problems with its largest U.S. research program
    Morgan State University mismanaged the largest federal research program in its history, according to the organization that contracted with the school and alerted it to "serious performance and financial deficiencies" earlier this year. In a letter to...
  • Broadcasters cheer as Aereo loses Supreme Court fight

    In a major victory for the broadcast television industry, the Supreme Court ruled that Aereo — the start-up tech firm that distributes local television signals over the Internet — is illegal. The 6-3 decision in the case of ABC vs. Aereo...