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  • The Eastern Shore's space-age opportunity

    The Eastern Shore's space-age opportunity
    This week, a commercial "freighter" rocket that began its journey into space last Wednesday about 35 miles south of Ocean City is due to dock with the International Space Station, delivering 1,300 pounds of cargo. It will eventually be loaded up with...
  • Entertainment and cable stocks rise on strong earnings

    Entertainment and cable stocks rise on strong earnings
    It's been a good couple of days for entertainment and cable companies. Shares of DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc., CBS Corp. and Time Warner Cable Inc. rose Thursday after those companies reported strong quarterly earnings.  Glendale-based DreamWorks...
  • Why is Diablo Cody's directorial debut 'Paradise' coming to TV first?

    Why is Diablo Cody's directorial debut 'Paradise' coming to TV first?
    This post has been updated. Please see bottom for details. So, wait: Diablo Cody’s directorial debut is coming out in a few days? This seemed to be the resounding reaction on Twitter Thursday, when the Oscar-winning “Juno”...
  • O.C. terminates GPS firm for failing to track probationers

    O.C. terminates GPS firm for failing to track probationers
    After an internal audit revealed negligence, officials at the Orange County Probation Department have terminated a contract with a GPS monitoring service. The audit showed that in a review of 143 cases, there were more than 15 instances of "gross...
  • Simon Cowell, Howard Stern tied atop Forbes 'highest paid' list

    Simon Cowell, Howard Stern tied atop Forbes 'highest paid' list
    Simon Cowell and Howard Stern may have radically different backgrounds, but both sit at judges' tables on reality competition shows, and they are tied atop Forbes magazine's list of the highest-paid TV personalities. According to Forbes, Cowell and...
  • The Hyperloop: L.A. to S.F. in 30 minutes?

     The Hyperloop: L.A. to S.F. in 30 minutes?
    Imagine paying $20 and sitting down inside a Space Age capsule in Los Angeles. About half an hour later, you're in sight of the Golden Gate Bridge. Los Angeles billionaire Elon Musk, the man who made electric vehicles sexy, revolutionized the online...
  • SiriusXM to form Spanish-language channel starring Eddie 'Piolín' Sotelo

    SiriusXM to form Spanish-language channel starring Eddie 'Piolín' Sotelo
    Spanish-language radio star Eddie "Piolín" Sotelo is borrowing a page from Howard Stern. Three weeks after severing ties with Univision Radio, Sotelo has made a deal to bounce to SiriusXM satellite radio. This fall, Sotelo will launch a Spanish-language...
  • Universal hopes to 'Kick-Ass!' Eddie Sotelo lands at SiriusXM.

    Universal hopes to 'Kick-Ass!' Eddie Sotelo lands at SiriusXM.
    After the coffee. Before finding a new mantra. The Skinny: Thanks to the Time Warner Cable-CBS blackout, I'm now totally behind in "Under the Dome." Did they get out yet? Do they have cable in the dome? I'm in the dark here! Tuesday's headlines...
  • 'The Young Turks' host Cenk Uygur bets on Web after Current TV

    'The Young Turks' host Cenk Uygur bets on Web after Current TV
    Cenk Uygur, the host of the Current TV political talk show “The Young Turks,” is losing his cable news and opinion show after less than two years on the air. But the progressive-leaning commentator is betting he can continue to build his...
  • NASA, JPL get set to study climate change on Earth in 2014

    NASA, JPL get set to study climate change on Earth in 2014
    NASA is getting ready to turn its scientific instruments toward our home planet with a trio of Earth-observing missions set to launch in 2014. The three missions will allow scientists to measure water, wind and carbon dioxide with greater precision, and...
  • Robert N. Wold, satellite communications innovator, dies at 87

    Robert N. Wold, an innovator in the use of satellite technology for the distribution of television programming, died Saturday in Irvine of complications from dementia, his family said. He was 87. Born in Minneapolis on Sept. 11, 1925, Wold served in the...