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  • Weekend preview: Shake your Buddha!

    Weekend preview: Shake your Buddha!
    The line for wristbands likely will begin to form at dawn Saturday, and there is talk among fans of camping overnight in the parking lot to assure a prime spot. Already there are Internet negotiations from around the country to barter with those lucky...
  • WWE Network to Launch in February as Streaming Service

    The WWE Network is ready to launch next month. It's just not what you may have expected it to look like. Instead of a new TV channel that would air WWE's pay-per-views and original shows, that programming will now be offered through a streaming service...
  • DirecTV may sever ties with WWE over new online network

    DirecTV may sever ties with WWE over new online network
    Satellite broadcaster DirecTV is less than thrilled with the WWE's plans to launch an online network and said it will have to rethink its relationship with the programmer and whether it will continue to offer its pay-per-view specials. As part of the...
  • Tiny satellites could revolutionize earth, space science research

    Tiny satellites could revolutionize earth, space science research
    The first U.S.-launched satellite, Explorer I, was 6 feet long and weighed 30 pounds, and it led to the discovery of the Van Allen radiation belt that surrounds Earth. More than 50 years later, scientists could do a lot more with far less. Scientists in...
  • Supreme Court to hear Aereo case

    The U.S. Supreme Court could settle the fate of a new technology company that television broadcasters fear would destroy their business. On Friday, the high court said it would hear arguments that Aereo Inc., a start-up firm, violates copyright law by...
  • St. Cloud man dreams of Martian address

    St. Cloud man dreams of Martian address
    The '60s were an heady time for space exploration. President John F. Kennedy fired the starter's pistol in the space race with a rousing speech about America's manifest space destiny: "We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things,...
  • Charter Offers to Buy Time Warner Cable for $61 Billion

    Charter Communications has gone public with an offer to acquire Time Warner Cable in a deal that would be worth more than $61 billion -- an offer the bigger operator called "grossly inadequate." Charter, having failed to sway TW Cable's board with...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...