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  • End of film: Paramount first studio to stop distributing film prints

    In a historic step for Hollywood, Paramount Pictures has become the first major studio to stop releasing movies on film in the United States. Paramount recently notified theater owners that the Will Ferrell comedy “Anchorman 2: The Legend...
  • Mars fan lands rover career

    Mars fan lands rover career
    Rebekah Sosland remembers the first time she saw the Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity touch down on the Martian surface 10 years ago. She was 14, in the eighth grade in Fredericksburg, Texas, and watching the momentous event unfold on television as...
  • SpaceX set to launch upgraded rocket from Cape Canaveral

    SpaceX set to launch upgraded rocket from Cape Canaveral
    Hawthorne rocket maker SpaceX is hoping the third time is a charm in its attempt to launch an upgraded version of its Falcon 9 rocket carrying a telecommunications satellite from Cape Canaveral, Fla. The company had originally planned on launching the...
  • SpaceX reaches milestone in rocket launch from Cape Canaveral

    SpaceX reaches milestone in rocket launch from Cape Canaveral
    With a thunderous roar, a 224-foot rocket carrying a massive satellite launched from Cape Canaveral and blasted into outer space, hurtling over the Atlantic Ocean as it cut across the night sky. On Tuesday, Hawthorne rocket maker SpaceX lifted the SES-8...
  • NASA gets some funding for Mars 2020 rover in federal spending bill

    NASA gets some funding for Mars 2020 rover in federal spending bill
    Congressional negotiators released a $1.1-trillion omnibus spending bill for the 2014 fiscal year that’s more generous to NASA’s scientific endeavors than the White House’s proposal, but it may be too soon to celebrate, officials said...
  • To Slap ABC Family, The CW Borrowed Aggressive Ad Trick

    CW's decision this week to run ads on ABC Family telling TV viewers to stop watching "Pretty Little Liars" and turn instead to its own "The Originals" is bold, eyebrow-raising and even a little obnoxious. But it's not unprecedented. The broadcast netlet,...
  • How Conservatives Dominate TV/Radio Talk Game

    In the 2012 presidential election, Barack Obama garnered almost 69% of the vote in Los Angeles County, vs. 29% for Mitt Romney. Yet beginning Jan. 1, the U.S.' second-largest media market lacks a dedicated progressive talkradio station, as KTLK-AM...
  • Liberty Media seeks full ownership of SiriusXM satellite radio

    Liberty Media seeks full ownership of SiriusXM satellite radio
    Liberty Media Corp. intends to strengthen its embrace of SiriusXM satellite radio. The Colorado-based Liberty, which is controlled by billionaire John Malone, announced a plan late Friday to offer Liberty common stock to minority shareholders of...
  • Liberty Media Unveils Sirius Plan to Prep for TW Cable Deal

    John Malone's Liberty Media has unveiled a complicated stock transaction that would allow it to buy up the remaining 48% of Sirius XM Satellite Radio that it does not own. The characteristically intricate deal is seen as a means of prepping Liberty's...
  • Former VP Claims Back9Network, Recipient Of $5 Million In State Aid, Stiffed Him For $80,000

     Former VP Claims Back9Network, Recipient Of $5 Million In State Aid, Stiffed Him For $80,000
    A former vice president at Back9Network — a fledgling Hartford-based cable golf network that's received more than $5 million in state grants and loans — claims in a lawsuit that Back9 stiffed him for $80,000 he spent while a consultant for the...
  • How I Made It: Wanda M. Austin, president and CEO of Aerospace

    How I Made It: Wanda M. Austin, president and CEO of Aerospace
    The gig: Wanda M. Austin, 59, is the president and chief executive of Aerospace Corp., an El Segundo brain trust for the Pentagon's space program. Although not well known outside defense circles, it is regarded as one of the nation's most important...