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  • Andy Murray ends British men's 77-year Wimbledon drought

    Andy Murray ends British men's 77-year Wimbledon drought
    WIMBLEDON, England -- As an adoring nation watched and roared, Andy Murray ended 77 years of frustration at Wimbledon by defeating No. 1-ranked Novak Djokovic, 6-4, 7-5, 6-4, on Sunday to become the first British man to win the singles championship...
  • The man who stopped the Beatles

    The man who stopped the Beatles
    Swinging London in the spring of 1967 was a feverish hot house of British big beat, the very latest mod fashions and a burgeoning psychedelic culture. Music was ruled by the Rolling Stones and Beatles, yet in the Ides of March saw a version of the 20-...
  • Honda's Mean Mower: Souped-up lawn tractor can top 100 mph

    Honda's Mean Mower: Souped-up lawn tractor can top 100 mph
    Honda UK’s Mean Mower can outrun some high-end sports cars -- and, yes, still cut the grass. “They know we’re capable of design, but this was something outside of our normal line of experience,” said Peter Crolla of Team Dynamics...
  • ITV Acquisition Spree Boosts H1 Revenues

    U.K. private broadcaster ITV has reported a boost in revenues in the first half of the year, largely driven by an acquisition spree in its production unit. The company told investors on Tuesday that continued growth in ITV Studios, its production arm,...
  • U.K. artist creates a pixilated portrait using Xbox Kinect

    U.K. artist creates a pixilated portrait using Xbox Kinect
    Up close, Luke Jerram's new piece appears out of focus. The U.K.-based artist created a three-dimensional pixilated portrait of his daughter using an Xbox Kinect, aluminum sheets and more than 5,000 colored stickers. From a distance "Maya," which...
  • News of the Weird: Breast-Milk Lollipops and Buffalo Wing Soda

    News of the Weird: Breast-Milk Lollipops and Buffalo Wing Soda
    Although Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (the alleged 9/11 mastermind) was waterboarded 183 times among several extreme interrogation techniques, he and his CIA captors eventually reached a moderated state. In 2003, though still housed in a “black site&...
  • Fiji Boasts Incentives and Irresistible Extras

    Fiji is far from unknown in Hollywood. Its tropical mix of palm trees, crystal blue waters, coral reefs and white sand beaches has been featured prominently in projects ranging from the 2000 Tom Hanks movie "Cast Away" to the 2007 season of CBS'...
  • Tiger Woods tests elbow at British Open course: 'It felt fine'

    Tiger Woods tests elbow at British Open course: 'It felt fine'
    If there were any doubts about Tiger Woods' determination to return from an elbow injury and play in the British Open this week, he pretty much put them to rest on Sunday. Stepping off an overnight flight to Scotland, Woods went directly to Muirfield...
  • British Open: Watch Thomas Bjorn's shot break ESPN camera lens

    Is there a Best Buy anywhere near the site of the British Open? Because ESPN needs a new camera. Thomas Bjorn was on the first hole of the second round of the tournament Thursday, playing his second shot out of the rough. Several yards down the fairway,...
  • Andy Murray rallies for five-set win over Fernando Verdasco

    Andy Murray rallies for five-set win over Fernando Verdasco
    WIMBLEDON, Britain -- Second-seeded Andy Murray came back from down two sets in the quarterfinals and kept alive his quest to become the first British man to win Wimbledon since Fred Perry in 1936. With the crowd at Center Court roaring in support,...
  • Prosecutors file Espionage Act charges against Edward Snowden

    Prosecutors file Espionage Act charges against Edward Snowden
    WASHINGTON – Federal prosecutors have filed a criminal complaint charging self-proclaimed NSA leaker Edward Snowden with two violations of the Espionage Act and the theft of government property, the first step in a process they hope will bring him...
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  • With 1 million comments, U.S. net neutrality debate nears first marker

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. companies, consumer advocates and citizens submitted more than 1 million comments to the Federal Communications Commission, drawing contentious divisions on the issue of net neutrality as the first deadline to comment...
  • Netflix, Disney Reach Exclusive Streaming Pact for Canada for First-Run Films

    Netflix and Walt Disney Studios today announced a new multiyear licensing deal, under which Netflix will be the exclusive Canadian subscription-video service for Disney live-action and animated feature films in the pay-TV window. Financial terms of the...
  • Why Net Neutrality Doesn't Really Matter to Wall Street

    Net neutrality -- the idea that broadband operators should be barred from discriminating against content carried over their pipes -- is a cause célèbre among the Internet masses. The Federal Communications Commission received more than 677,000 comments...
  • FCC Receives More Than 677,000 Comments on Net Neutrality Proposal

    The FCC has collected more than a half million comments on its latest proposal to establish rules of the road for the Internet, with a deadline on Tuesday for weighing in on how or if the agency should adopt regulations prohibiting Internet providers from...
  • Surge in net-neutrality comments crashes FCC site; deadline extended

    The Federal Communications Commission extended Tuesday's deadline for public comments on its proposed net neutrality rules until Friday after a last-minute surge in submissions overwhelmed the agency's website. The FCC had received about 780,000 comments...
  • FCC Extends Net Neutrality Deadline to July 18

    A surge in traffic to the FCC's website on Tuesday has compelled the agency to extend its deadline for filing comments on a proposal to establish rules of the road for the Internet, otherwise known as net neutrality. The deadline had been on Tuesday, but...
  • 'The Killing' Cast Praises Netflix, Deeper Storytelling at Season 4 Premiere

    While "The Killing" may have earned a passionate following over its three season run on AMC, it was clear at the show's fourth season premiere Monday at the Arclight that the cast are passionate fans of Netflix. "We had a partnership with Netflix in...
  • Competition not a concern in merger between Comcast, TWC

    When Comcast and Time Warner Cable announced plans to combine operations, antitrust lifers like me could hardly believe what we were hearing. Such a megadeal would surely hurt consumers and weaken markets for Internet service and TV. Having previously...
  • 'The Shield' Creator Shawn Ryan to Testify at Senate 'Future of Video' Hearing

    Shawn Ryan, creator of "The Shield" and "The Chicago Code," will testify on Wednesday at a Senate hearing on competition in the video marketplace. The hearing is expected to delve into the proposed mergers of Comcast and Time Warner Cable and AT&T and...
  • TV show runner Shawn Ryan to testify against media consolidation

    TV show runner Shawn Ryan to testify against media consolidation
    Shawn Ryan, TV show runner and creator of "The Shield" and "The Chicago Code," is heading to Washington to speak out against media consolidation. Testifying on behalf of the Writers Guild of America, West, Ryan is scheduled to appear Wednesday before...
  • Netflix Makes Case for Rigorous 'Title II' Approach to Net Neutrality

    Netflix is urging the FCC to reclassify the Internet as a telecommunications service, a move that they say would give the commission the solid authority it needs to establish robust net neutrality rules. The streaming service's position, outlined in a...