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  • 'Skylanders' franchise tops $2 billion

    GamerHub.tv Activision won't be using the 2014 New York Toy Fair to debut its fourth "Skylanders" game and toy line. Fans will have to wait until later this year for that. The good news is that original "Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure" and "Skylanders:...
  • Tribeca Film Festival Devotes a Week to New Media and Innovation

    The Tribeca Film Festival will take its latest step toward embracing new media with the new Tribeca Innovation Week, set to run during the latter half of the 2014 festival and aimed at bringing screenwriters, filmmakers and financiers together with...
  • Scientific and Technical Academy Awards: Oscar Bids Bittersweet Farewell to Film

    This year's Scientific & Technical Academy Awards featured an unusually large number of honorees -- 52 individuals representing 19 technical achievements, plus career honorees -- but it also summed up the digital revolution that has swept through the...
  • FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler wants to reboot 'net neutrality' rules

    You have to give new Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler credit: He moves fast for a bureaucrat. Wheeler announced Wednesday that the commission would not appeal a recent court decision that invalidated most of the "open Internet" rules...
  • Obama confirms funding for manufacturing innovation hubs

    Obama confirms funding for manufacturing innovation hubs
    WASHINGTON--President Barack Obama made official today that $70 million in federal money will be heading to Chicago to help create a manufacturing innovation hub. Speaking from the White House, Obama lauded the newest hubs that are being created in...
  • Want an America that works? Innovate, don't regulate

    Down with stakeholders. The American Academy of Pediatrics has come out against affordable health care for kids. Retail medical clinics -- at drugstores, Walmarts, etc. -- are cropping up across the nation, thanks in part to the expected longer waiting...
  • Cinequest Fest Blends High Tech With Cinematic Arts

    The Silicon Valley-based Cinequest draws more than 100,000 people and throws a spotlight -- appropriately, given its location -- on the crossroads of new film technology and new films themselves. This year marks the 24th year for the fest, one that...
  • A merger of necessity [Commentary]

    The proposed merger between Comcast and Time Warner highlights the vast gap between the imagined world the broadband industry's critics and the real world in which these companies must compete. For years, the critics have advocated forcing companies...
  • Chocolate chip cookie milk shots from the cronut inventor at SXSW

    Chocolate chip cookie milk shots from the cronut inventor at SXSW
    Cronut inventor Dominique Ansel is enticing sweet tooths once again with a new invention. The New York pastry chef has created something called the chocolate chip cookie milk shot.  It's a wonder no one thought of this before. A shot glass made of a...
  • Investing: Cash in on the next big thing

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance If we knew what the next big thing was, we'd all make a fortune, right? Maybe the next-best thing for investors is to seek out the innovators. These are the companies that dream up the new things -- or new ways to make them...
  • Florida Sen. Marco Rubio outlines his vision for economic growth

    Florida Sen. Marco Rubio outlines his vision for economic growth
    WASHINGTON – With his standing among the conservative base still hobbled by his support for immigration reform, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio has settled on a new course, staking his claim as a leader of the Republican Party's wonk wing. The latest...