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  • Loved ones recall couple in case of fake Rockefeller

    Loved ones recall couple in case of fake Rockefeller
    As hummingbirds hovered nearby, friends and relatives gathered in Descanso Gardens late Wednesday to remember a young couple believed to have been murdered nearly three decades ago by a man who evaded police while pretending to be a member of the...
  • LIVE: NASA's IRIS to launch from a rocket dropped from a plane

    LIVE: NASA's IRIS to launch from a rocket dropped from a plane
    Live video from your Android device on Ustream All systems are go for the launch of IRIS -- a seven-foot spacecraft that will orbit Earth and study a small but mysterious region of the sun. You can watch IRIS take off for space Thursday evening, live,...
  • 'Piolín' hopes to reboot his career

     'Piolín' hopes to reboot his career
    Barely three months ago, Eddie "Piolín" Sotelo's Spanish-language radio career appeared to be derailed. He had lost his popular "Piolín por la Mañana" morning program amid allegations of sexual and emotional harassment by a male co-worker. In the days...
  • 'Gravity': On outer space, the film doesn't need to nail every fact

    'Gravity': On outer space, the film doesn't need to nail every fact
    Warner Bros.’ box-office hit “Gravity,” starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, has impressed reviewers and dazzled filmgoers. But on opening weekend, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, who runs the Hayden Planetarium in New York,...
  • Liberty Media buys back $417 million in shares from Comcast

    Liberty Media buys back $417 million in shares from Comcast
    John Malone's Liberty Media Corp. has paid Comcast Corp. $417 million in cash to buy back shares in Liberty Media that Comcast held. Comcast's interest in Liberty dates back to the Philadelphia-based cable company's sale 10 years ago of its stake in...
  • NYC Human Rights Law doesn't apply to unpaid interns

    NYC Human Rights Law doesn't apply to unpaid interns
    A Manhattan federal court judge ruled this month that Human Rights Law, which protects employees from sexual harassment, doesn't apply to unpaid interns. Because unpaid interns don't receive "significant remuneration," they are excluded protection...
  • Liberty Media's John Malone addresses cable industry challenges

    Liberty Media's John Malone addresses cable industry challenges
    Cable's toughest cowboy is saddling up again. This year, John Malone's Colorado company, Liberty Media Corp., acquired nearly a third of the stock in Charter Communications, the nation's fourth-largest cable company. The move came 14 years after...
  • The 'Gravity' of Obama's mistaken space policy

    The 'Gravity' of Obama's mistaken space policy
    I recently had a chance to watch the space-themed film "Gravity," starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney. Leaving aside the multitude of technical errors in the film, as someone who has consulted in the space business for a number years, I always...
  • A balloon ride into near-space, price tag $75,000

    A balloon ride into near-space, price tag $75,000
    A Lego man has done it. A Hello Kitty toy has done it. And now a company called World View wants actual human beings to do it too.  What's "it"? Taking a helium balloon to near space, of course!  In as little as four years you may be able to ride...
  • Studios and exhibitors unveil digital cinema network

    Hollywood's long-awaited digital makeover took another big step forward at the multiplex on Wednesday. A coalition of studios and theaters chains announced the launch of a digital and satellite delivery system to beam movies, as well promotional content...
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