| Jul 7, 2014
| 2:36 PM
Via Reuters comes the news that Samsung, one of the last major manufacturers of plasma TV screens, will shut down production by the end of November. Panasonic had already stopped making plasma panels, and South Korea's LG will end production soon.
| May 30, 2014
| 12:30 PM
All 64 matches of the FIFA World Cup from Brazil will be broadcast live on ABC, ESPN and ESPN2 in English and on Univision Communications broadcast and cable nets in Spanish. The tournament kicks off June 12, culminating with the championship game July 13...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 4:00 AM
The last exhibit room at the Chinese People's Anti-Japanese War Memorial Hall in west Beijing opens with a panel proclaiming: "Chinese and Japanese People Should Be Friends Forever." But in recent months, curators at the museum dedicated to Japan's 1931-...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 6:30 AM
ROME - Luc Besson's Scarlett Johansson-starrer "Lucy" will open the 67th Locarno Film Festival on August 6, out-of-competition.
Touted by EuropaCorp CEO Christophe Lambert as the biggest-budget pic Besson's shingle has ever produced, "Lucy" is the tale...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 11:49 AM
Several law firms are objecting to the proposed settlement of a class-action suit seeking damages for the inflated fuel economy claims of South Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia.
The attorneys said the settlement is designed to discourage owners of...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 9:59 PM
A U.S. Navy plan for aircraft carrier-based drones has launched a dogfight in Washington over the role of the robotic planes in combat.
The Navy has asked contractors for reconnaissance drones — essentially spy planes, with only limited ability to...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 5:23 AM
Fifteen crew of a South Korean ferry that sank in April killing more than 300 people, most of them children, went on trial Tuesday on charges ranging from negligence to homicide, with the shout going up of "murderer" as the captain entered the court....
| Jun 11, 2014
| 2:00 PM
A look at the teams competing in Group H at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil:
WORLD CUP PREVIEW
FIFA World ranking: 22.
Last World Cup: 2010.
Best World Cup finish: Group stage.
How qualified: Beat Burkina Faso in CAF playoff....
| Jun 16, 2014
| 6:49 PM
Group H: BELGUIM vs. ALGERIA
Where: Belo Horizonte. Time: 9 a.m. PDT. TV: EPSN, Univision.
The buzz: Belgium is entering a new Golden Generation with a roster deep in stars such as goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, midfielder Marouane Fellaini and forwards...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 7:21 AM
Thomas Muller scored a hat trick to lead Germany to a 4-0 win over Portugal in the Group G opener.
Muller, the 24-year-old striker, now has eight goals in seven career World Cup games. The win puts Germany firmly in charge of the group, while it also...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Because of pretzel logic unique to FIFA, one World Cup team could virtually clinch a berth in the round of 16 before two others lace up their boots for the first time.
The second of three games Tuesday pairs Brazil with Mexico. Both opened with...