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  • Google buys satellite company to improve maps, expand Internet access

    Google buys satellite company to improve maps, expand Internet access
    Technology giant Google is buying satellite imaging company Skybox Imaging for $500 million, the company announced Tuesday. The deal would immediately provide Google with the means to improve the quality and immediacy of its satellite imagery used for...
  • FCC's media-ownership rules debated at House hearing

    FCC's media-ownership rules debated at House hearing
    The Federal Communications Commission was attacked by Republicans and Democrats during a congressional hearing Wednesday on the regulatory agency's media-ownership rules. Among the issues debated were the FCC's long-standing rule prohibiting one company...
  • NASA reschedules launch of global warming satellite

    NASA reschedules launch of global warming satellite
    NASA hopes the third time will be the charm for its OCO-2 satellite, which was rescheduled for liftoff at 2:56 a.m. Wednesday. Tuesday's Delta II rocket launch was scrubbed Tuesday with just 46 seconds to go when a water suppression system on the launch...
  • Halle Berry Launches 'Extant' at California Science Center Premiere

    The Space Shuttle Endeavor served as the perfect backdrop for the Monday premiere of the CBS sci-fi drama "Extant" as guests including series star Halle Berry flocked to the California Science Center for a screening of the pilot episode. "Extant,"...
  • '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...
  • Entry-level Audi A3 is a study in serenity

    Entry-level Audi A3 is a study in serenity
    There's a schoolyard brawl breaking out among German sport sedans, and Audi's all-new A3 is the latest to join the fray. Mercedes started it last September, with the entry-level CLA, a compact front-drive sedan looking to attract younger buyers with a...
  • NASA carbon observatory finally reaches space: Let the CO2 hunt begin!

    NASA carbon observatory finally reaches space: Let the CO2 hunt begin!
    In the wee hours of Wednesday morning, NASA's brand new Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 successfully reached its final destination: space. It still has three weeks of maneuvers to do before it reaches its ultimate orbit 438 miles above the Earth. But by...
  • ‘2001’ and beyond: Neil deGrasse Tyson names his top 10 sci-fi films

     
    Neil deGrasse Tyson has taken television audiences on a tour through the universe with his series, “Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey,” […]...
  • 2015 Honda Pilot: What's Changed

     
    Most significant changes: New Special Edition model slots between the EX and EX-L Price change: $200 increase on returning models On sale: Now Which you should buy, 2014 or 2015? 2014 Once Honda slaps a "Special Edition" label on one......
  • Explore the past, present and future of SPACE at Da Vinci Science Center

     
    From being able to touch one of only 34 Mars meteorites in the world to climbing into a sleeping berth in a future Lunar Base Camp, families can immerse themselves in space exploration from the surprisingly insightful speculations of early science fiction...
  • 2014 Volkswagen Beetle Gains Features With Premium Package

     
    Volkswagen has announced a new Premium Package for the 2014 Beetle hatchback and convertible. Available in July for 1.8T and TDI diesel trim levels, the Premium Package includes features not previously available for the Beetle, as well as content that.......