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  • Verizon Buys Intel's Internet TV Unit, and Telco Plans to Launch Virtual TV Services

    It's official: Verizon Communications and Intel announced that the telco will acquire the chip company's over-the-top broadband TV service, and that Verizon plans to use the technology to deliver "over the top" TV services that will compete with cable and...
  • KSC extends Vehicle Assembly Building tours to Feb. 23

    KSC extends Vehicle Assembly Building tours to Feb. 23
    UPDATE: Kennedy Space Center has changed the end date of the tours to Feb. 23. Public tours of the Vehicle Assembly Building will end Feb. 23 Feb. 11, officials of the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex announced Tuesday. The attraction's VAB Up-...
  • Amazon Exploring Over-the-Top TV Service

    Amazon.com -- which has disrupted book publishing and retailing, among other industries -- now may be looking to rattle the cages of the pay-TV biz. The e-commerce colossus has approached entertainment companies about licensing TV channels for a...
  • Have a tyke with a yen for space? Check out Space Racers at the Va Air & Space Center

    Have a tyke with a yen for space? Check out Space Racers at the Va Air & Space Center
    Does your preschooler yearn for outer space? The Virginia Air & Space Center can help with that. This summer, the center in downtown Hampton will launch a new permanent exhibit called Space Racers: Adventures in Space Exploration, designed for kids ages...
  • New York Mayor De Blasio names new film commissioner

    New York Mayor De Blasio names new film commissioner
    New York City has a new film commissioner. Mayor Bill de Blasio appointed Cynthia Lopez as the new head of the city's Office of Media and Entertainment. Lopez, formerly an executive vice president of PBS' award-winning "POV" (Point of View)...
  • SpaceX cargo mission blasts off to space station

    SpaceX cargo mission blasts off to space station
    A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Friday and sped through a cloud-covered sky on its way to deliver supplies to the International Space Station for NASA. The Hawthorne-based rocket manufacturer launched the cargo...
  • The Supreme Court's struggle to grasp Aereo's tiny TV antennas

    If you're comfortable with the Supreme Court resolving disputes over technology, the transcript of Tuesday's oral arguments in ABC vs. Aereo should change your mind. Admittedly, the case is about copyrights, not circuitry. In particular, the issue...
  • Justices Express Concern Over a Sweeping Aereo Ruling

    WASHINGTON -- With no less than the future of free, over-the-air TV at stake, Supreme Court justices expressed concerns about issuing a ruling that would have the unintended consequences of impacting another technology, that of cloud computing. But...
  • Greg Fitzsimmons: Cry till you laugh

    Greg Fitzsimmons: Cry till you laugh
    When younger comedians ask him for advice, Greg Fitzsimmons, 48, often promotes the fight-or-flight approach. "Either you're eaten by the lion, or you're going to run. I think that if you're [a good comedian], you will succeed," Fitzsimmons says during...
  • Boeing boosts profit on strong jet sales

    Boosted by strong sales in its first financial quarter, Boeing Co. beat analysts’ estimates largely due to an increased production rate of commercial jetliners. The Chicago aerospace giant reported a profit of $965 million, or $1.28 a share. That&...
  • A shark's tale takes researchers from Ocean City to the Atlantic Ocean

    A shark's tale takes researchers from Ocean City to the Atlantic Ocean
    When a shark tagged off the Eastern Shore as part of a marine-life tracking project took off on an unprecedented monthlong journey, researchers quite literally watched its every move. Thanks to cutting-edge satellite tags, scientists at the Guy Harvey...